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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 517 515 521
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Informatics 77 85 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.50% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 19
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£335 £375 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +37.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £548 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £273
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +19.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £29.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +64.78%

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
16828 17126 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.20% 31.02% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10345 10546 8944
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £243
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 636 660 681
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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 -8 77 £335 -10.66% 21
North West 0 24 £415 +13.38% 4
London -4 19 £313 -26.47% 4
Cheshire - 12 £425 - 1
Manchester -6 10 £265 - 2
South East -20 7 £325 -13.33%
Yorkshire -22 7 £520 +41.01% 4
Macclesfield - 7 £425 -
West Midlands -6 6 £288 - 3
West Yorkshire -13 6 £520 +60.00% 3
Leeds -14 6 £520 -9.56% 3
Oxfordshire -15 6 £325 +18.18%
City of London +10 5 £450 -10.00% 2
Birmingham - 4 £288 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 3 £314 -26.08%
East Midlands +7 3 £448 +55.65% 3
Tyne and Wear +7 3 £314 -26.08%
North East -2 3 £314 -26.08% 1
Warrington - 3 £425 - 1
South West - 2 £338 - 1
East of England +7 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -4 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -11 1 £250 -35.48% 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
Shropshire - 1 £200 -
Devon - 1 £300 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Shrewsbury - 1 £200 -
Uxbridge - 1 £365 -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 88 (61.54%) NHS
2 48 (33.57%) SQL
3 38 (26.57%) Project Management
4 27 (18.88%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (18.88%) Degree
5 21 (14.69%) PMI
5 21 (14.69%) PMI Certification
6 19 (13.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (12.59%) Manufacturing
7 18 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
8 17 (11.89%) Process Management
9 16 (11.19%) Validation
9 16 (11.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 16 (11.19%) GMP
9 16 (11.19%) GxP
9 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
10 15 (10.49%) Data Modelling
11 13 (9.09%) Finance
11 13 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 13 (9.09%) Management Information System
12 12 (8.39%) Information Management
12 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (7.69%) MS Office
13 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (6.99%) MS Excel
15 9 (6.29%) Cerner
15 9 (6.29%) Data Analysis

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.40%) SAS
3 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.70%) Node.js
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) MS Office
2 10 (6.99%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.10%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) Network Security
2 2 (1.40%) Firewall
2 2 (1.40%) WAN
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
3 1 (0.70%) VoIP
3 1 (0.70%) DHCP
3 1 (0.70%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) Extranet
3 1 (0.70%) SAN
3 1 (0.70%) Wireless
3 1 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.70%) NAS
3 1 (0.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.29%) QlikView
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.10%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.40%) Big Data
7 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.40%) EDMS
8 1 (0.70%) MySQL
8 1 (0.70%) OLAP
8 1 (0.70%) Crystal Enterprise
8 1 (0.70%) MS Access
8 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 19 (13.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 18 (12.59%) Manufacturing
3 13 (9.09%) Finance
4 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.50%) Electronics
6 2 (1.40%) Billing
6 2 (1.40%) Legal
6 2 (1.40%) Games
6 2 (1.40%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (25.17%) Analyst
2 32 (22.38%) Architect
3 22 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (11.19%) Project Manager
4 16 (11.19%) Business Analyst
5 14 (9.79%) Information Analyst
6 13 (9.09%) Developer
7 9 (6.29%) NHS Information Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Information Manager
8 6 (4.20%) NHS Project Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Information Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) NHS Information Manager
9 5 (3.50%) NHS Business Analyst
10 4 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (2.80%) Change Analyst
10 4 (2.80%) Data Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.59%) XML
2 7 (4.90%) HTML
3 6 (4.20%) CSS
3 6 (4.20%) Web Services
4 5 (3.50%) .NET
5 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.10%) JSON
6 2 (1.40%) CSS3
6 2 (1.40%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.40%) jBPM
6 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.40%) HTML5
6 2 (1.40%) NHibernate
6 2 (1.40%) jQuery
6 2 (1.40%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.40%) XSLT
7 1 (0.70%) XSL
7 1 (0.70%) Ajax
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 88 (61.54%) NHS
2 21 (14.69%) PMI
3 13 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.90%) Health Informatics
7 4 (2.80%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (2.80%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.10%) Open Source
9 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.40%) Statistics
9 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.40%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.70%) DTV
10 1 (0.70%) GIS
10 1 (0.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.70%) Windows
1 1 (0.70%) Linux
1 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (0.70%) Android
1 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.57%) Project Management
2 27 (18.88%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (11.89%) Process Management
4 16 (11.19%) Validation
5 15 (10.49%) Data Modelling
6 13 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.39%) Information Management
8 11 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.29%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.29%) Line Management
10 8 (5.59%) ETL
11 7 (4.90%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.90%) Data Management
11 7 (4.90%) TOGAF
12 6 (4.20%) Information Governance
12 6 (4.20%) Programme Management
12 6 (4.20%) Data Architecture
12 6 (4.20%) PRINCE
13 5 (3.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.57%) SQL
2 8 (5.59%) T-SQL
2 8 (5.59%) Java
3 7 (4.90%) C#
4 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.80%) C
6 3 (2.10%) Perl
6 3 (2.10%) PHP
6 3 (2.10%) VB
6 3 (2.10%) Python
6 3 (2.10%) R
7 2 (1.40%) VB6
7 2 (1.40%) VBScript
7 2 (1.40%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 27 (18.88%) Degree
2 21 (14.69%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.40%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.70%) CISSP
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCSE
4 1 (0.70%) PMP
4 1 (0.70%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 16 (11.19%) GMP
1 16 (11.19%) GxP
2 8 (5.59%) QA
3 6 (4.20%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.10%) HL7
5 2 (1.40%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (1.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.70%) BS7799
6 1 (0.70%) GCP
6 1 (0.70%) SLA
6 1 (0.70%) DICOM
6 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.70%) XenApp
1 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.70%) HDFS
1 1 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.70%) Ambari
1 1 (0.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.29%) Cerner
3 3 (2.10%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.10%) SAP
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle
4 2 (1.40%) Cognos
4 2 (1.40%) Progress
5 1 (0.70%) HP
5 1 (0.70%) Citrix
5 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.70%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco
5 1 (0.70%) IBM
5 1 (0.70%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.70%) VMware
5 1 (0.70%) Vertica
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