The table below looks at the statistics for Informatics skills 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Informatics
UK
Rank 572 565 540
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs citing Informatics 36 63 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 53
Median daily rate £375 £303 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £188 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £293 £328
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -10.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.94 £13.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.76% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.59 £11.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.29 £28.94 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.94 £13.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+68.76% -50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37606 43039 41704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.75% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 28189 26373
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1185 1114
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Informatics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 February 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 30 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 24 February 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 +2 30 £375 +22.95% 5
South East +17 9 £500 +85.18% 1
Oxford - 7 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +22 6 £290 +3.57%
London +9 6 £363 +11.96% 1
West Yorkshire +22 4 £275 -1.78%
Leeds +8 4 £275 -1.78%
Cardiff +18 3 £425 +63.46% 2
South Wales +14 3 £425 +63.46% 2
North West +14 3 £149 -44.90%
Wales +11 3 £425 +63.46% 2
East of England - 3 - - 3
West Midlands +7 2 £350 -22.22%
Suffolk - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £338 -
Sheffield - 2 £338 -
Cheshire +25 1 £108 -39.26%
Manchester +7 1 £190 -37.70%
East Midlands 0 1 £450 +125.00%
City of London -4 1 £500 +60.00%
Warrington - 1 £108 -
Southampton - 1 £108 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £350 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 30 (32.26%) NHS
2 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
3 25 (26.88%) SQL
4 24 (25.81%) Finance
4 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (22.58%) Degree
5 21 (22.58%) PRINCE2
6 19 (20.43%) JIRA
7 17 (18.28%) Health Informatics
8 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
8 16 (17.20%) ETL
8 16 (17.20%) Project Management
9 15 (16.13%) Publishing
9 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 14 (15.05%) ITIL
10 14 (15.05%) MySQL
11 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
11 13 (13.98%) Resource Management
11 13 (13.98%) Marketing
11 13 (13.98%) Relational Database
12 12 (12.90%) Confluence
12 12 (12.90%) Migration
12 12 (12.90%) Service Management
13 11 (11.83%) Oracle
13 11 (11.83%) Java
13 11 (11.83%) Scrum
14 10 (10.75%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (10.75%) Intranet
14 10 (10.75%) Change Control

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 12 (12.90%) Confluence
2 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.30%) CMS
4 3 (3.23%) Apache
4 3 (3.23%) Plone
4 3 (3.23%) SilverStripe
5 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.15%) Tornado
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS Project
3 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) Intranet
2 4 (4.30%) LAN
2 4 (4.30%) WAN
3 3 (3.23%) Internet
4 2 (2.15%) BGP
4 2 (2.15%) HTTP
4 2 (2.15%) MPLS
5 1 (1.08%) Avaya Modular Messaging
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.08%) DNS
5 1 (1.08%) Firewall
5 1 (1.08%) IPv6
5 1 (1.08%) OSPF
5 1 (1.08%) SAN
5 1 (1.08%) SNMP
5 1 (1.08%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.08%) VoIP
5 1 (1.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) MySQL
3 13 (13.98%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (9.68%) Big Data
6 7 (7.53%) Hadoop
6 7 (7.53%) Snowflake Schema
6 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (4.30%) MariaDB
7 4 (4.30%) OLAP
7 4 (4.30%) OLTP
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.23%) MS Access
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.15%) HBase
9 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) JIRA
2 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.30%) ClearCase
5 4 (4.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.23%) Liquibase
7 2 (2.15%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.08%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.08%) Selenium
8 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Publishing
3 13 (13.98%) Marketing
4 4 (4.30%) Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.15%) Electronics
7 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.08%) Automotive
7 1 (1.08%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.08%) French Language
7 1 (1.08%) German Language
7 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Developer
2 11 (11.83%) ETL Developer
3 9 (9.68%) Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) MySQL Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Consultant
5 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Product Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Field Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Field Service Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) OLAP Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) Node.js
2 5 (5.38%) REST
2 5 (5.38%) RESTful
2 5 (5.38%) XML
2 5 (5.38%) XML Schema
3 4 (4.30%) CSS
3 4 (4.30%) HTML
4 3 (3.23%) .NET
4 3 (3.23%) Java EE
4 3 (3.23%) JSON
4 3 (3.23%) SOAP
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.15%) Flask
5 2 (2.15%) Middleware
5 2 (2.15%) OAuth
5 2 (2.15%) Sensu
5 2 (2.15%) Web Services
5 2 (2.15%) XSD
5 2 (2.15%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.26%) NHS
2 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.45%) EPoS
4 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.23%) Life Science
6 3 (3.23%) PMI
6 3 (3.23%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.15%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (2.15%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.08%) LIMS
8 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.08%) Tandem
8 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.58%) PRINCE2
3 17 (18.28%) Health Informatics
4 16 (17.20%) ETL
4 16 (17.20%) Project Management
5 14 (15.05%) ITIL
6 13 (13.98%) Resource Management
7 12 (12.90%) Migration
7 12 (12.90%) Service Management
8 11 (11.83%) Scrum
9 10 (10.75%) Change Control
10 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (7.53%) Customer Insight
12 7 (7.53%) DevOps
13 6 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.45%) Information Governance
13 6 (6.45%) ITIL V3
13 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.88%) SQL
2 11 (11.83%) Java
3 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.38%) Python
5 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.23%) C#
6 3 (3.23%) C++
6 3 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.08%) C
8 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Degree
2 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) ISEB
4 3 (3.23%) EXIN
4 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.23%) PMP
4 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.08%) CCIE
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) MBA
6 1 (1.08%) MCSE
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.08%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.08%) ISO26262
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Mesos
2 2 (2.15%) Chronos
2 2 (2.15%) Graphite
2 2 (2.15%) Kibana
2 2 (2.15%) Marathon
2 2 (2.15%) Puppet
2 2 (2.15%) Terraform
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Oracle
3 10 (10.75%) Talend
4 6 (6.45%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.30%) Sybase
6 3 (3.23%) Cisco
7 2 (2.15%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.15%) Infoflex
7 2 (2.15%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.08%) Avaya
8 1 (1.08%) Freescale
8 1 (1.08%) Informatica
8 1 (1.08%) NEC
8 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.08%) Veeam
8 1 (1.08%) VMware
Hertfordshire
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Rate: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago