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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 531 529 542
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Informatics 64 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.095% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £305 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +17.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £269 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £625 £325
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
16920 16340 15561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.18% 31.60% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10843 10188 9054
Average daily rate £410 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.37% -1.11%
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 666 682 845
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -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 26 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 26 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 62 £350 +14.66% 30
London +19 19 £350 +16.66% 7
East of England -7 12 £268 +18.88% 7
South East -11 11 £375 - 5
West Midlands -6 8 £351 +7.84% 1
North West -4 7 £300 -10.31% 6
Cambridgeshire -11 6 - - 7
City of London +26 5 £350 +47.36% 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £270 -
Manchester -11 4 £300 -5.95% 4
Yorkshire -25 4 £368 +22.29% 3
Hampshire - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire -11 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -13 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 3
Leicester - - - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 69 (52.27%) NHS
2 39 (29.55%) SQL
3 34 (25.76%) SQL Server
4 32 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (18.94%) Degree
6 22 (16.67%) Project Management
6 22 (16.67%) Finance
7 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 18 (13.64%) MS Office
9 17 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (10.61%) Change Management
11 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
12 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
12 13 (9.85%) HL7
12 13 (9.85%) Health Informatics
13 12 (9.09%) Statistics
13 12 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (8.33%) QlikView
15 10 (7.58%) Information Governance
15 10 (7.58%) Management Information System
15 10 (7.58%) XML
15 10 (7.58%) XSLT
16 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
16 9 (6.82%) .NET
17 8 (6.06%) Perl
17 8 (6.06%) C
17 8 (6.06%) SAP
17 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (6.06%) Analytics

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.52%) SAS
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.76%) Node.js
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (13.64%) MS Office
2 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.52%) SPSS
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) Internet
1 4 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (0.76%) Network Security
2 1 (0.76%) Wireless
2 1 (0.76%) VoIP
2 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.33%) QlikView
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.79%) MS Access
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 7
8 3 (2.27%) OLAP
8 3 (2.27%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.52%) MySQL
9 2 (1.52%) Big Data
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.76%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.76%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.76%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.76%) Impala
10 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Subversion
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (16.67%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.55%) Electronics
4 6 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.55%) Marketing
5 4 (3.03%) German Language
6 2 (1.52%) Legal
6 2 (1.52%) Games
6 2 (1.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (34.09%) Analyst
2 20 (15.15%) Developer
3 16 (12.12%) Information Analyst
4 12 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.06%) Information Manager
6 7 (5.30%) NHS Information Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) Integration Specialist
6 7 (5.30%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.30%) Consultant
7 6 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.03%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.03%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (2.27%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (2.27%) PMO Assistant
9 3 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (2.27%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (2.27%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.58%) XML
1 10 (7.58%) XSLT
2 9 (6.82%) .NET
3 7 (5.30%) CSS
3 7 (5.30%) HTML
4 3 (2.27%) Ajax
4 3 (2.27%) Web Services
5 2 (1.52%) Classic ASP
5 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.52%) HTML5
5 2 (1.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.52%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.52%) JSON
5 2 (1.52%) CSS3
6 1 (0.76%) REST
6 1 (0.76%) jQuery
6 1 (0.76%) SOAP
6 1 (0.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (52.27%) NHS
2 17 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.85%) Health Informatics
4 12 (9.09%) Statistics
5 10 (7.58%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.30%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.55%) DTV
7 6 (4.55%) Data Extraction
7 6 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.55%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.79%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.03%) GIS
10 3 (2.27%) e-Health
10 3 (2.27%) Pharmacovigilance
10 3 (2.27%) LIMS
11 2 (1.52%) NPfIT
11 2 (1.52%) PACS
11 2 (1.52%) Open Source
11 2 (1.52%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.55%) Linux
2 4 (3.03%) Windows
3 3 (2.27%) UNIX
4 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (16.67%) Project Management
3 14 (10.61%) Change Management
4 10 (7.58%) Information Governance
5 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.06%) Analytics
5 8 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (6.06%) Statistical Analysis
6 7 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.30%) Data Analysis
6 7 (5.30%) Bioinformatics
6 7 (5.30%) Data Governance
6 7 (5.30%) Programme Management
7 6 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.55%) Migration
7 6 (4.55%) Data Entry
7 6 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 6 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 6 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.55%) SQL
2 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.06%) Perl
4 8 (6.06%) C
5 6 (4.55%) C++
6 4 (3.03%) Python
6 4 (3.03%) C#
6 4 (3.03%) PHP
7 3 (2.27%) Java
8 2 (1.52%) VBScript
8 2 (1.52%) VB
8 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.52%) R
8 2 (1.52%) VB6
9 1 (0.76%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 25 (18.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) HL7
2 4 (3.03%) COBIT
3 3 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.27%) GxP
3 3 (2.27%) SLA
4 2 (1.52%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) HDFS
1 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.06%) SAP
3 4 (3.03%) Oracle
4 3 (2.27%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.27%) Informatica
5 2 (1.52%) Cognos
5 2 (1.52%) Cerner
6 1 (0.76%) Progress
6 1 (0.76%) Siemens
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oldham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Davanti Solutions
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Hudson - London
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £220 to £250 per day 3 Month Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger
Posted: 20 days ago