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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Healthcare Informatics
Rank 587 566 555
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing Health Informatics 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.025% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
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£300 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £322 £331
% change year-on-year
-6.83% -2.79%
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
16471 15885 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.37% 31.03% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10634 9829 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 681 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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
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 14 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 24 December 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 -29 3 £300 -3.06%
South East - 2 £325 -
North West -10 1 £300 -5.95%
South West - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Health Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (100.00%) Informatics
2 10 (71.43%) NHS
3 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) HL7
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) e-Health
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) XSLT
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) VBScript
6 2 (14.29%) VB
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) NPfIT
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) LIMS
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) VB6

Health Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Configuration Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) NHS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSLT
1 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Informatics
2 10 (71.43%) NHS
3 3 (21.43%) e-Health
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) LIMS
4 2 (14.29%) NPfIT
4 2 (14.29%) PACS
5 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) VBScript
1 2 (14.29%) VB
1 2 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) HL7
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft