The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 511 496 484
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Informatics 66 65 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 26
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£350 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £613 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.59% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -30.76%

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
15183 14896 13614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 30.60% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9578 9211 8157
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 611 806
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.86 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Informatics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Informatics
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Informatics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Informatics
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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 -27 64 £350 +7.69% 16
North West +5 21 £450 +28.57% 5
London +3 18 £340 -32.00% 6
South East -23 13 £350 +16.66%
Manchester -5 7 £300 -14.28% 2
City of London +4 4 £350 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire -5 4 £255 -41.71% 2
Oxfordshire -20 3 £450 -
South West - 3 £360 -
East of England -4 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -16 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -18 2 - - 1
Oxford -18 2 £475 -
East Midlands +6 1 £350 +21.73%
South Yorkshire +2 1 £235 -
West Midlands -1 1 - - 2
Leeds -8 1 £275 -58.49% 1
West Yorkshire -8 1 £275 -56.00% 1
Kent - 1 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Pontypridd - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 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 Informatics.

1 78 (59.54%) NHS
2 42 (32.06%) SQL
3 32 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (20.61%) Degree
5 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
5 20 (15.27%) Project Management
5 20 (15.27%) Finance
6 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
7 16 (12.21%) MS Office
8 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (9.92%) T-SQL
10 13 (9.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (9.92%) Health Informatics
11 11 (8.40%) Change Management
12 10 (7.63%) .NET
13 9 (6.87%) HTML
13 9 (6.87%) JavaScript
13 9 (6.87%) CSS
13 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
13 9 (6.87%) Data Modelling
13 9 (6.87%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (6.11%) Information Management
14 8 (6.11%) Data Analysis
14 8 (6.11%) QlikView
14 8 (6.11%) Perl
14 8 (6.11%) C
15 7 (5.34%) Internet
15 7 (5.34%) HL7

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 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 Informatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.76%) Node.js
3 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (12.21%) MS Office
2 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) Internet
2 4 (3.05%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) Wireless
3 1 (0.76%) Network Security
3 1 (0.76%) VoIP
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.11%) QlikView
4 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.53%) MySQL
6 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.76%) Big Data
7 1 (0.76%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.76%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.76%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.76%) Subversion
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (15.27%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.05%) Electronics
4 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.05%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) German Language
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
5 2 (1.53%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 46 (35.11%) Analyst
2 18 (13.74%) Developer
2 18 (13.74%) Business Analyst
3 15 (11.45%) Information Analyst
4 10 (7.63%) Architect
5 9 (6.87%) Information Manager
5 9 (6.87%) NHS Information Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.58%) Consultant
7 6 (4.58%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (4.58%) NHS Information Manager
7 6 (4.58%) NHS Business Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Designer
8 5 (3.82%) UI Designer
8 5 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.05%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.63%) .NET
2 9 (6.87%) HTML
2 9 (6.87%) CSS
3 4 (3.05%) HTML5
3 4 (3.05%) Web Services
3 4 (3.05%) XML
3 4 (3.05%) XSLT
3 4 (3.05%) CSS3
3 4 (3.05%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.29%) Ajax
5 2 (1.53%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.53%) JSON
5 2 (1.53%) jQuery
5 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.53%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.76%) WSDL
6 1 (0.76%) REST
6 1 (0.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (59.54%) NHS
2 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.92%) Health Informatics
4 6 (4.58%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.82%) Statistics
5 5 (3.82%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.82%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.05%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (3.05%) DTV
7 3 (2.29%) LIMS
7 3 (2.29%) e-Health
8 2 (1.53%) PACS
8 2 (1.53%) NPfIT
8 2 (1.53%) Life Science
8 2 (1.53%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.53%) Open Source
9 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) Linux
2 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.53%) UNIX
2 2 (1.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (15.27%) Project Management
3 11 (8.40%) Change Management
4 9 (6.87%) Data Modelling
4 9 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (6.87%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (6.11%) Information Management
5 8 (6.11%) Data Analysis
6 7 (5.34%) Bioinformatics
7 6 (4.58%) Supplier Management
7 6 (4.58%) Migration
7 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.58%) Web Development
7 6 (4.58%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (4.58%) Data Migration
8 5 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.82%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.82%) Analytics
8 5 (3.82%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.06%) SQL
2 13 (9.92%) T-SQL
3 9 (6.87%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.11%) Perl
4 8 (6.11%) C
5 6 (4.58%) C++
6 4 (3.05%) Java
6 4 (3.05%) PHP
7 3 (2.29%) C#
7 3 (2.29%) Python
8 2 (1.53%) VB6
8 2 (1.53%) VBScript
8 2 (1.53%) VB
8 2 (1.53%) R
9 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.76%) Tcl
9 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (20.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) Postgraduate
2 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.76%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) HL7
2 6 (4.58%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.58%) QA
3 4 (3.05%) COBIT
4 3 (2.29%) SLA
5 2 (1.53%) GxP
5 2 (1.53%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.58%) SAP
3 5 (3.82%) Cerner
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle
5 2 (1.53%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.53%) Informatica
5 2 (1.53%) Cognos
5 2 (1.53%) Progress
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) Siemens
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