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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 557 534 551
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing Informatics 59 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.098% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +22.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £269 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £625 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £255
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +21.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -17.94%

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
17225 16405 15696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.21% 31.57% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11004 10243 9130
Average daily rate £410 £401 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.37% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 687 682 831
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.34 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 November 2014.

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 November 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 -18 57 £350 +14.66% 29
London +18 16 £363 +20.83% 6
East of England -11 12 £268 +18.88% 8
South East -28 10 £375 - 6
West Midlands -8 8 £351 +7.84% 1
North West -4 6 £300 -10.31% 4
Cambridgeshire -15 6 - - 7
City of London +18 5 £350 +47.36%
Hertfordshire - 5 £270 - 1
Yorkshire -16 4 £368 +22.29% 3
Manchester -6 3 £300 -5.95% 3
Hampshire - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire -9 2 - - 3
South West - 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
Bournemouth - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 3
Leicester - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Dorset - - - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 65 (51.18%) NHS
2 38 (29.92%) SQL
3 30 (23.62%) SQL Server
3 30 (23.62%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (19.69%) Degree
5 23 (18.11%) Project Management
6 22 (17.32%) Finance
7 18 (14.17%) Microsoft
8 16 (12.60%) MS Office
8 16 (12.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (11.02%) Change Management
10 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
10 13 (10.24%) Health Informatics
11 12 (9.45%) HL7
11 12 (9.45%) Statistics
11 12 (9.45%) JavaScript
12 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
12 10 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (7.87%) Information Governance
13 9 (7.09%) XML
13 9 (7.09%) XSLT
14 8 (6.30%) .NET
14 8 (6.30%) SAP
14 8 (6.30%) Perl
14 8 (6.30%) C
14 8 (6.30%) T-SQL
14 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (6.30%) Analytics
14 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.57%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.79%) Node.js
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) MS Office
2 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.57%) SPSS
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) Internet
1 4 (3.15%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) Wireless
2 1 (0.79%) Network Security
2 1 (0.79%) VoIP
2 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.30%) QlikView
3 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.94%) MS Access
6 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.36%) OLAP
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 7
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.57%) MySQL
8 2 (1.57%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.57%) Big Data
9 1 (0.79%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.79%) Impala
9 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.79%) Mahout
9 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.79%) Subversion
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (17.32%) Finance
2 16 (12.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.51%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.72%) Electronics
4 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.72%) Marketing
5 4 (3.15%) German Language
6 2 (1.57%) Legal
6 2 (1.57%) Games
6 2 (1.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (32.28%) Analyst
2 19 (14.96%) Developer
3 14 (11.02%) Information Analyst
4 11 (8.66%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.30%) Information Manager
6 7 (5.51%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.51%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.51%) Consultant
6 7 (5.51%) Integration Specialist
7 6 (4.72%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.72%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (3.94%) NHS Information Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) NHS Project Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) Informatica Developer
10 3 (2.36%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) PMO Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) PMO Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) XML
1 9 (7.09%) XSLT
2 8 (6.30%) .NET
3 6 (4.72%) CSS
3 6 (4.72%) HTML
4 3 (2.36%) Web Services
4 3 (2.36%) Ajax
5 2 (1.57%) HTML5
5 2 (1.57%) CSS3
5 2 (1.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.79%) REST
6 1 (0.79%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.79%) JSON
6 1 (0.79%) jQuery
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.79%) WSDL
6 1 (0.79%) SOAP
6 1 (0.79%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 65 (51.18%) NHS
2 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.24%) Health Informatics
4 12 (9.45%) Statistics
5 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.72%) DTV
7 6 (4.72%) Data Structures
7 6 (4.72%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.72%) Data Extraction
8 5 (3.94%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.15%) GIS
10 3 (2.36%) LIMS
10 3 (2.36%) e-Health
10 3 (2.36%) Pharmacovigilance
11 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.57%) Social Media
11 2 (1.57%) Life Science
11 2 (1.57%) NPfIT
11 2 (1.57%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.72%) Linux
2 4 (3.15%) Windows
3 3 (2.36%) UNIX
4 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.62%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (18.11%) Project Management
3 14 (11.02%) Change Management
4 10 (7.87%) Information Governance
5 8 (6.30%) Analytics
5 8 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.30%) Statistical Analysis
6 7 (5.51%) Data Analysis
6 7 (5.51%) Bioinformatics
6 7 (5.51%) Programme Management
6 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.51%) Data Governance
7 6 (4.72%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (4.72%) Data Entry
7 6 (4.72%) Web Development
7 6 (4.72%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (4.72%) Data Migration
7 6 (4.72%) Migration
7 6 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.92%) SQL
2 12 (9.45%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.30%) Perl
3 8 (6.30%) C
3 8 (6.30%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.72%) C++
5 4 (3.15%) Python
6 3 (2.36%) Java
6 3 (2.36%) C#
6 3 (2.36%) PHP
7 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.57%) R
8 1 (0.79%) VB6
8 1 (0.79%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.79%) Tcl
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (19.69%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) HL7
2 4 (3.15%) COBIT
3 3 (2.36%) GxP
3 3 (2.36%) SLA
3 3 (2.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.57%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.30%) SAP
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle
4 3 (2.36%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.36%) Informatica
5 2 (1.57%) Cerner
5 2 (1.57%) Cognos
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Siemens
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South West England
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South East England
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Merseyside
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford
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