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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Healthcare Informatics
Rank 576 559 531
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -28
Contract jobs citing Health Informatics 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.014% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.032% 0.045% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
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£300 £240 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 -

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
15713 15522 13882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 30.65% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9718 9471 8323
Average daily rate £425 £407 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% -1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 616 780
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.65 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 4 March 2015.

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 19 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 4 March 2015. 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 -6 5 £300 +25.00% 2
Birmingham - 2 £281 -
West Midlands - 2 £281 -
London -10 1 £550 +65.41%
South East -25 1 £300 +33.33%
Kent - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
Aylesford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -

Health Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Informatics
2 5 (45.45%) NHS
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) HL7
4 3 (27.27%) e-Health
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) R
5 2 (18.18%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (18.18%) Billing
5 2 (18.18%) VB6
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) PACS
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) NPfIT
5 2 (18.18%) SAS
5 2 (18.18%) Cerner
5 2 (18.18%) LIMS
5 2 (18.18%) C#

Health Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (18.18%) SAS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Informatics
2 5 (45.45%) NHS
3 3 (27.27%) e-Health
4 2 (18.18%) PACS
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) NPfIT
4 2 (18.18%) LIMS
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) R
1 2 (18.18%) VB6
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
1 2 (18.18%) VB
1 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) HL7
2 2 (18.18%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cerner
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft