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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 544 513 518
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing Informatics 63 69 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.43% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 18
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£395 £390 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +35.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £245 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £535 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%

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
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -31 63 £395 +1.28% 19
North West -5 18 £420 +14.75% 2
London -19 14 £359 -15.58% 8
Manchester - 10 £265 -
Yorkshire -11 8 £470 -17.18%
South East -23 7 - -
Cheshire - 7 £425 - 1
West Midlands -4 6 £331 - 1
West Yorkshire -8 6 £520 -13.51%
Leeds -11 6 £520 -13.51%
Oxfordshire -18 4 - -
East Midlands -8 3 £448 +55.65%
Warrington - 3 £425 -
Macclesfield - 3 £425 -
City of London -1 2 £516 +8.68% 3
Surrey - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £363 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £385 -
South West +10 1 £375 -11.76% 2
East of England -6 1 - - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -9 1 - -
South Yorkshire -9 1 £250 -41.17%
North East -10 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -10 1 - -
Berkshire -13 1 - -
Essex - 1 - - 2
Shropshire - 1 £200 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £200 -
Skipton - 1 £470 -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 84 (63.16%) NHS
2 45 (33.83%) SQL
3 39 (29.32%) Project Management
4 25 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (18.05%) Degree
6 21 (15.79%) PMI
6 21 (15.79%) PMI Certification
7 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
8 18 (13.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (13.53%) Manufacturing
9 17 (12.78%) Process Management
9 17 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (12.03%) Data Modelling
10 16 (12.03%) GMP
10 16 (12.03%) GxP
10 16 (12.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 16 (12.03%) Management Information System
11 15 (11.28%) Validation
11 15 (11.28%) Microsoft
12 13 (9.77%) Information Management
12 13 (9.77%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (9.77%) PRINCE2
13 12 (9.02%) Finance
14 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (6.77%) Data Analysis
15 9 (6.77%) MS Excel
15 9 (6.77%) XML
15 9 (6.77%) ETL

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.50%) SAS
2 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.02%) MS Office
3 3 (2.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) WAN
2 3 (2.26%) Internet
3 2 (1.50%) LAN
3 2 (1.50%) DHCP
3 2 (1.50%) DNS
3 2 (1.50%) SAN
3 2 (1.50%) Network Security
3 2 (1.50%) NAS
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) Wireless
4 1 (0.75%) Extranet
4 1 (0.75%) HTTP
4 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.51%) QlikView
5 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.01%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.26%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.50%) MS Access
8 2 (1.50%) OLAP
8 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.50%) EDMS
8 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.75%) VoltDB
9 1 (0.75%) Impala
9 1 (0.75%) Sqoop
General
1 18 (13.53%) Pharmaceutical
1 18 (13.53%) Manufacturing
2 12 (9.02%) Finance
3 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.76%) Electronics
5 2 (1.50%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.50%) Billing
6 1 (0.75%) Local Government
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (24.06%) Architect
2 31 (23.31%) Analyst
3 22 (16.54%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (12.03%) Project Manager
5 14 (10.53%) Information Analyst
6 13 (9.77%) Business Analyst
7 10 (7.52%) NHS Information Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Programme Manager
10 6 (4.51%) NHS Business Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) NHS Project Manager
10 6 (4.51%) Information Manager
11 5 (3.76%) Data Manager
11 5 (3.76%) Information Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.01%) NHS Information Manager
13 3 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 3 (2.26%) Business Change Analyst
13 3 (2.26%) Change Analyst
13 3 (2.26%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) XML
2 7 (5.26%) HTML
3 5 (3.76%) .NET
3 5 (3.76%) CSS
3 5 (3.76%) Web Services
4 3 (2.26%) JSON
4 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.50%) XSLT
5 2 (1.50%) Classic ASP
5 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.50%) HTML5
5 2 (1.50%) CSS3
5 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.50%) jBPM
5 2 (1.50%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.75%) jQuery
6 1 (0.75%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 84 (63.16%) NHS
2 21 (15.79%) PMI
3 16 (12.03%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.26%) Health Informatics
6 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.01%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (2.26%) Open Source
8 2 (1.50%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.75%) User Experience
9 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.75%) Statistics
9 1 (0.75%) Life Science
9 1 (0.75%) PACS
9 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.75%) FMCG
9 1 (0.75%) GIS
9 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.26%) Windows
2 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.75%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.32%) Project Management
2 25 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (12.78%) Process Management
4 16 (12.03%) Data Modelling
5 15 (11.28%) Validation
6 13 (9.77%) Information Management
6 13 (9.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (9.77%) PRINCE2
7 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.77%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.77%) ETL
9 8 (6.02%) PRINCE
9 8 (6.02%) Programme Management
9 8 (6.02%) Line Management
10 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.26%) Data Management
10 7 (5.26%) TOGAF
11 6 (4.51%) Data Architecture
11 6 (4.51%) Information Governance
12 5 (3.76%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.83%) SQL
2 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 7 (5.26%) C#
2 7 (5.26%) Java
3 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.01%) VB
5 3 (2.26%) R
5 3 (2.26%) PHP
6 2 (1.50%) Python
6 2 (1.50%) VBScript
6 2 (1.50%) VB6
7 1 (0.75%) PHP5
7 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (18.05%) Degree
2 21 (15.79%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.50%) MCSE
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.75%) PMP
4 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) GMP
1 16 (12.03%) GxP
1 16 (12.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 8 (6.02%) QA
3 7 (5.26%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.26%) HL7
5 2 (1.50%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.75%) DICOM
6 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.75%) COBIT
6 1 (0.75%) BS7799
6 1 (0.75%) GCP
6 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.50%) XenApp
1 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) HDFS
2 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.75%) Ambari
1 1 (0.75%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.02%) Cerner
3 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.26%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle
3 3 (2.26%) SAP
4 2 (1.50%) Progress
4 2 (1.50%) Cisco
4 2 (1.50%) HP
4 2 (1.50%) Citrix
4 2 (1.50%) VMware
5 1 (0.75%) Vertica
5 1 (0.75%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
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