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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 536 541 576
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +35
Contract jobs citing Informatics 76 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.085% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 19
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£325 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.95 £17.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.14% -30.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.95 £17.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+71.14% -30.69%

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
17586 16390 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.06% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 10107 9986
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 670 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +17 69 £325 -5.79% 27
London +23 19 £338 -3.57% 12
South East +17 17 £400 +6.66% 2
East Midlands - 8 £300 - 2
North West -2 6 £300 - 1
East of England -25 5 £245 -7.54% 4
South West -41 5 £325 -10.34% 2
Berkshire +11 4 £400 -11.11%
West Midlands -15 4 £350 +25.08% 3
Hertfordshire -23 4 £273 +2.83%
City of London +29 3 £369 -32.95% 2
Manchester -9 3 £325 - 1
West Sussex - 3 - -
Hampshire - 1 £300 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £298 -
Oxford - 1 £500 -
Southampton - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 4
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 3
Chertsey - - - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 72 (54.14%) NHS
2 38 (28.57%) SQL
3 36 (27.07%) SQL Server
4 32 (24.06%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (19.55%) Project Management
6 23 (17.29%) Finance
7 18 (13.53%) Health Informatics
8 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
9 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
10 13 (9.77%) .NET
10 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
10 13 (9.77%) Change Management
10 13 (9.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (9.02%) Management Information System
11 12 (9.02%) MS Office
11 12 (9.02%) XML
11 12 (9.02%) PRINCE2
11 12 (9.02%) Degree
11 12 (9.02%) HL7
12 11 (8.27%) Programme Management
12 11 (8.27%) XSLT
12 11 (8.27%) SAP
12 11 (8.27%) Manufacturing
12 11 (8.27%) Information Governance
13 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
14 9 (6.77%) DTV
14 9 (6.77%) Electronics
14 9 (6.77%) CSS
14 9 (6.77%) Data Warehouse

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.50%) SAS
2 2 (1.50%) CMS
3 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.02%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) SPSS
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Wireless
2 1 (0.75%) VoIP
2 1 (0.75%) WAN
2 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.26%) QlikView
5 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.76%) MS Access
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 7
7 3 (2.26%) OLAP
7 3 (2.26%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.50%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.50%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.50%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.50%) MySQL
9 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.75%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.75%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.75%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.75%) JIRA
1 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 23 (17.29%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (8.27%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.77%) Electronics
5 9 (6.77%) Marketing
6 4 (3.01%) German Language
7 3 (2.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Front Office
8 1 (0.75%) Automotive
8 1 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (27.07%) Analyst
2 14 (10.53%) Information Analyst
3 13 (9.77%) Project Manager
3 13 (9.77%) Developer
4 10 (7.52%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.77%) Integration Specialist
6 8 (6.02%) NHS Information Analyst
6 8 (6.02%) NHS Project Manager
7 6 (4.51%) Information Manager
8 5 (3.76%) Architect
8 5 (3.76%) Consultant
8 5 (3.76%) Product Specialist
9 4 (3.01%) Performance Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.26%) Programme Manager
10 3 (2.26%) Informatica Developer
10 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (2.26%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) .NET
2 12 (9.02%) XML
3 11 (8.27%) XSLT
4 9 (6.77%) CSS
5 7 (5.26%) HTML
6 4 (3.01%) Web Services
7 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.26%) SOAP
7 3 (2.26%) WSDL
7 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.50%) REST
8 2 (1.50%) CSS3
8 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.50%) HTML5
8 2 (1.50%) jQuery
8 2 (1.50%) Ajax
9 1 (0.75%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.75%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 72 (54.14%) NHS
2 18 (13.53%) Health Informatics
3 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.02%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.77%) DTV
6 7 (5.26%) Statistics
7 6 (4.51%) Data Extraction
8 5 (3.76%) Life Science
9 4 (3.01%) GIS
10 2 (1.50%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.50%) Social Media
10 2 (1.50%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.50%) Ontologies
10 2 (1.50%) LIMS
11 1 (0.75%) NPfIT
11 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.75%) PACS
11 1 (0.75%) e-Health
11 1 (0.75%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.26%) Windows
2 6 (4.51%) Linux
3 3 (2.26%) UNIX
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (19.55%) Project Management
3 13 (9.77%) Change Management
4 12 (9.02%) PRINCE2
5 11 (8.27%) Programme Management
5 11 (8.27%) Information Governance
6 9 (6.77%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (6.02%) Statistical Analysis
7 8 (6.02%) Analytics
8 7 (5.26%) Data Governance
8 7 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 7 (5.26%) Information Management
9 6 (4.51%) Performance Management
9 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.51%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.76%) Validation
10 5 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.76%) Service Management
10 5 (3.76%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.57%) SQL
2 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.02%) C#
4 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.01%) C
6 3 (2.26%) PHP
6 3 (2.26%) Python
7 2 (1.50%) R
7 2 (1.50%) SPARQL
7 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.50%) Perl
7 2 (1.50%) Java
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.75%) VBScript
8 1 (0.75%) VB
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) Tcl
8 1 (0.75%) VB6
8 1 (0.75%) Ruby
8 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.02%) HL7
2 3 (2.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (1.50%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.50%) GxP
4 1 (0.75%) COBIT
4 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.75%) HDFS
1 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Control-M
1 1 (0.75%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.27%) SAP
3 7 (5.26%) Oracle
4 4 (3.01%) Informatica
5 2 (1.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.75%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.75%) VMware
6 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.75%) Reuters
6 1 (0.75%) Cerner
6 1 (0.75%) Siemens
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.75%) Teradata
6 1 (0.75%) Guidewire
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