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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 582 538 546
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +8
Contract jobs citing Informatics 51 72 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.40% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £217 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £29.95 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +154.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.95 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +154.89%

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
18754 17991 17104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.09% 32.21% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11771 10808 10374
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 749 700
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -19 50 £300 -7.69% 16
London +24 31 £310 +3.33% 3
North West -28 7 £218 -37.85% 4
South East -38 4 £294 -24.19%
Liverpool - 4 £201 -
Merseyside - 4 £201 -
City of London +8 3 £450 +28.57%
Yorkshire -27 3 £338 +56.97% 2
East of England +1 2 - - 1
Manchester -18 2 £288 -17.85% 3
West Yorkshire -26 2 £338 +56.97% 2
Leeds - 2 £338 - 2
West Midlands +9 1 £165 -52.92% 1
Essex +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire -2 1 - -
Bracknell -5 1 £250 -24.24%
Berkshire -6 1 £250 -35.48%
South West -13 1 £275 -15.38% 5
East Midlands -16 1 £475 +58.33%
Oxfordshire -16 1 £375 -25.00%
Oxford -17 1 £375 -25.00%
Wales -20 1 £385 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £165 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £385 -
South Wales - 1 £385 -
Shropshire - 1 £165 -
Kent - 1 £275 -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 68 (59.65%) NHS
2 43 (37.72%) SQL
3 36 (31.58%) Project Management
4 28 (24.56%) Degree
5 23 (20.18%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 19 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 17 (14.91%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (14.04%) Information Management
9 16 (14.04%) Data Quality
10 15 (13.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (13.16%) PMI
10 15 (13.16%) PMI Certification
11 14 (12.28%) Validation
11 14 (12.28%) PRINCE2
11 14 (12.28%) Manufacturing
12 13 (11.40%) Finance
12 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
12 13 (11.40%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (10.53%) ETL
13 12 (10.53%) Statistics
14 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (9.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 11 (9.65%) Process Management
14 11 (9.65%) Information Governance
15 10 (8.77%) GMP
15 10 (8.77%) GxP
15 10 (8.77%) MS Excel

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (4.39%) SAS
2 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) MS Project
3 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.75%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) WAN
2 6 (5.26%) LAN
2 6 (5.26%) NAS
3 4 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (3.51%) DHCP
3 4 (3.51%) DNS
3 4 (3.51%) SAN
4 3 (2.63%) Firewall
5 2 (1.75%) Wireless
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (1.75%) FWSM
5 2 (1.75%) LDAP
6 1 (0.88%) HTTP
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.91%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (11.40%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.51%) QlikView
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Power View
10 2 (1.75%) MS Access
10 2 (1.75%) OLAP
10 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.75%) EDMS
10 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.88%) Subversion
1 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (13.16%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (12.28%) Manufacturing
3 13 (11.40%) Finance
4 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.14%) Electronics
6 5 (4.39%) Marketing
7 2 (1.75%) Publishing
8 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (22.81%) Analyst
2 19 (16.67%) Architect
3 16 (14.04%) Project Manager
4 14 (12.28%) Information Analyst
5 11 (9.65%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (8.77%) Programme Manager
6 10 (8.77%) Data Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) Developer
6 10 (8.77%) NHS Information Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) NHS Project Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Data Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Information Manager
8 5 (4.39%) NHS Data Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Information Architect
10 3 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 3 (2.63%) Data Quality Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Quality Analyst
11 2 (1.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) XML
2 4 (3.51%) HTML
2 4 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (0.88%) Zend Framework
4 1 (0.88%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.88%) REST
4 1 (0.88%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.88%) .NET
4 1 (0.88%) CSS
4 1 (0.88%) SOAP
4 1 (0.88%) XSLT
4 1 (0.88%) EDI
4 1 (0.88%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.88%) LAMP
4 1 (0.88%) Spring
4 1 (0.88%) jBPM
4 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 68 (59.65%) NHS
2 19 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 19 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.16%) PMI
4 12 (10.53%) Statistics
5 7 (6.14%) Health Informatics
6 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.63%) DTV
9 3 (2.63%) PACS
9 3 (2.63%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.75%) Life Science
10 2 (1.75%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.88%) mHealth
11 1 (0.88%) FMCG
11 1 (0.88%) iPhone
11 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.63%) UNIX
3 3 (2.63%) Linux
4 2 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) Project Management
2 23 (20.18%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 16 (14.04%) Information Management
5 14 (12.28%) Validation
5 14 (12.28%) PRINCE2
6 12 (10.53%) ETL
7 11 (9.65%) Process Management
7 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.65%) Information Governance
8 10 (8.77%) Data Analysis
9 9 (7.89%) Data Management
9 9 (7.89%) PRINCE
10 8 (7.02%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.39%) Information Security
11 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.39%) Change Management
11 5 (4.39%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.39%) Analytics
12 4 (3.51%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.72%) SQL
2 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.39%) C#
3 5 (4.39%) Java
4 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.75%) PHP
5 2 (1.75%) VB
5 2 (1.75%) VBA
6 1 (0.88%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) C++
6 1 (0.88%) PHP5
6 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.88%) R
6 1 (0.88%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 28 (24.56%) Degree
2 15 (13.16%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.39%) MCSE
3 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.75%) CCNA
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) MCSA
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) Data Quality
2 11 (9.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 10 (8.77%) GMP
3 10 (8.77%) GxP
4 3 (2.63%) DICOM
5 2 (1.75%) QA
5 2 (1.75%) HL7
5 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.88%) COBIT
6 1 (0.88%) GCP
6 1 (0.88%) SLA
6 1 (0.88%) BS7799
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.51%) XenApp
2 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.75%) Samba
3 2 (1.75%) NFS
3 2 (1.75%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) SAP
3 6 (5.26%) Cisco
3 6 (5.26%) VMware
4 5 (4.39%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.39%) Citrix
5 4 (3.51%) HP
6 3 (2.63%) Cerner
7 2 (1.75%) Informatica
7 2 (1.75%) NetApp
7 2 (1.75%) EMC
7 2 (1.75%) Isilon
7 2 (1.75%) Tableau
7 2 (1.75%) Sophos
8 1 (0.88%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.88%) Talend
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) Fiorano
8 1 (0.88%) Civica
North
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago