The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Health Informatics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Health Informatics over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Healthcare Informatics
Rank 592 572 583
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing Health Informatics 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.022% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£420 £350 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £350 £386
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14168 13901 14711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.49% 26.05% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8470 8528 8544
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 614 806
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

Health Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Health Informatics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Health Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Health Informatics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Health Informatics within the UK.

Health Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Health Informatics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Health Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Health Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Health Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Health Informatics within the UK.

Health Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Health Informatics
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Health Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 7 £420 +20.00% 2
South East -8 4 £410 +17.14%
West Midlands - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1

Health Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Health Informatics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Health Informatics.

1 17 (100.00%) Informatics
2 12 (70.59%) NHS
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Benchmarking
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) HL7
6 2 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) COBIT
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing

Health Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Health Informatics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Health Informatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) NHS Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) NHS Performance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
2 1 (5.88%) WSDL
2 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Informatics
2 12 (70.59%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Benchmarking
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) User Stories
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) CMMI
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) e-GIF
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VB6
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) HL7
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) SAP