The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Informatics
UK
Rank 550 561 538
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing Informatics 50 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 45
Median daily rate £428 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.80% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £179 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.55 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% -63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.55 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.44% -63.63%

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
14619 16773 15757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 32.98% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9338 10626 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 704 641
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Informatics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 40 £500 +60.00% 13
South East +23 13 £510 +85.45% 6
London +6 13 £450 +35.84% 1
Oxfordshire +8 11 £510 +85.45% 6
Oxford +8 11 £510 +85.45%
Yorkshire +14 8 £275 -9.09%
Wales - 8 £333 - 1
West Yorkshire +20 7 £275 -1.78%
Leeds +7 5 £275 -1.78%
East of England +8 4 - - 6
South Wales - 4 £345 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £345 - 1
Swansea - 3 £187 -
West Wales - 3 £187 -
Norwich +13 2 - -
Norfolk +8 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 - -
North West +8 1 - -
East Midlands +2 1 - -
Lancashire 0 1 - -
City of London -13 1 £450 +44.00%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £108 -
Southampton - 1 £108 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Informatics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Informatics.

1 33 (37.50%) NHS
2 26 (29.55%) SQL
3 25 (28.41%) SQL Server
4 22 (25.00%) Finance
5 20 (22.73%) PRINCE2
5 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (22.73%) Degree
6 18 (20.45%) JIRA
7 16 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 16 (18.18%) ETL
7 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 15 (17.05%) Project Management
9 14 (15.91%) Publishing
9 14 (15.91%) Health Informatics
10 12 (13.64%) Service Management
10 12 (13.64%) MySQL
11 11 (12.50%) ITIL
11 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 11 (12.50%) Marketing
11 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
12 10 (11.36%) Resource Management
12 10 (11.36%) Talend Open Studio
12 10 (11.36%) Change Control
12 10 (11.36%) Talend
12 10 (11.36%) Confluence
12 10 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (11.36%) Intranet
12 10 (11.36%) Migration
13 9 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (10.23%) MS Excel

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.36%) Confluence
2 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.55%) CMS
4 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) Plone
4 3 (3.41%) SilverStripe
5 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
2 4 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) Intranet
2 3 (3.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.14%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 1 (1.14%) BGP
4 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.14%) LAN
4 1 (1.14%) MPLS
4 1 (1.14%) OSPF
4 1 (1.14%) SAN
4 1 (1.14%) SNMP
4 1 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.14%) VoIP
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) MySQL
3 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 10 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.95%) Snowflake Schema
5 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (6.82%) Big Data
6 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
6 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.55%) MariaDB
7 4 (4.55%) OLAP
7 4 (4.55%) OLTP
8 3 (3.41%) MS Access
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (20.45%) JIRA
2 16 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.36%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.55%) ClearCase
5 4 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.41%) Liquibase
7 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Publishing
3 11 (12.50%) Marketing
4 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) French Language
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 7 (7.95%) MySQL Developer
4 7 (7.95%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Field Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Field Service Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Product Specialist
7 4 (4.55%) OLAP Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) Agile Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.41%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Database Developer
8 3 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) REST
1 5 (5.68%) RESTful
1 5 (5.68%) XML
1 5 (5.68%) XML Schema
2 4 (4.55%) Node.js
3 3 (3.41%) .NET
3 3 (3.41%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) HTML
3 3 (3.41%) Java EE
3 3 (3.41%) JSON
3 3 (3.41%) SOAP
4 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.27%) Sensu
4 2 (2.27%) Swagger
4 2 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.50%) NHS
2 14 (15.91%) Health Informatics
3 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.82%) EPoS
5 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.55%) Physics
5 4 (4.55%) Statistics
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.41%) Life Science
7 2 (2.27%) PMI
8 1 (1.14%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.14%) LIMS
8 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.14%) Tandem
8 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Linux
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (22.73%) PRINCE2
2 16 (18.18%) ETL
3 15 (17.05%) Project Management
4 12 (13.64%) Service Management
5 11 (12.50%) ITIL
6 10 (11.36%) Change Control
6 10 (11.36%) Migration
6 10 (11.36%) Resource Management
7 9 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (9.09%) Scrum
9 7 (7.95%) Customer Insight
9 7 (7.95%) Information Governance
10 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.82%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.82%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.82%) DevOps
10 6 (6.82%) ITIL V3
10 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) Java
3 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.41%) C#
4 3 (3.41%) PHP
5 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.27%) Python
5 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (22.73%) Degree
2 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) ISEB
4 3 (3.41%) EXIN
4 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.27%) PMP
5 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.14%) CCIE
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MBA
6 1 (1.14%) MCSE
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.14%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.14%) ISO26262
4 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Chronos
1 2 (2.27%) Graphite
1 2 (2.27%) Kibana
1 2 (2.27%) Marathon
1 2 (2.27%) Mesos
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
1 2 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Talend
3 9 (10.23%) Oracle
4 6 (6.82%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.55%) Sybase
6 2 (2.27%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.14%) Avaya
7 1 (1.14%) Cerner
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) Freescale
7 1 (1.14%) Informatica
7 1 (1.14%) NEC
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) Teradata
7 1 (1.14%) Veeam
7 1 (1.14%) VMware
London
Icore Tech
Rate: £450 - £451 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago