The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics 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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Informatics
Rank 590 590 556
Rank change year-on-year
0 -34
Contract jobs citing Informatics 56 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 38
Median daily rate £363 £444 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +21.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £444 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.30% +36.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 - £21.00

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
17912 17629 17157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.26% 31.98% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11597 10995 10513
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 656 693
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Informatics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Informatics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 53 £363 -18.30% 11
London -8 16 £463 +4.22%
North West -4 10 £363 +5.07%
Cheshire +8 7 £363 -14.70%
South East -5 7 £268 - 3
South West - 6 £508 -
West Midlands -28 5 £363 +7.40%
East of England +14 4 £225 - 4
Macclesfield - 4 £364 -
East Midlands -1 3 £350 -14.63% 3
Manchester -16 3 £344 +29.71%
Birmingham - 3 £419 -
Leicestershire - 3 £350 -
Ilford - 3 £120 -
Cambridge - 3 - - 4
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 4
City of London +34 2 £421 -18.40%
Guildford +9 2 £225 -
Surrey -7 2 £225 -
Wiltshire - 2 £540 -
Derbyshire - 2 £450 -
Derby - 2 £450 -
Leicester - 2 £450 -
Slough +6 1 - -
Yorkshire -4 1 £363 -22.87% 1
Leeds -7 1 £363 -30.28% 1
Berkshire -8 1 - -
West Yorkshire -10 1 £363 -30.28% 1
Worcester - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 43 (33.86%) NHS
2 42 (33.07%) Finance
3 39 (30.71%) Health Informatics
4 34 (26.77%) Marketing
4 34 (26.77%) Resource Management
5 23 (18.11%) SQL
6 22 (17.32%) Project Management
7 21 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
9 19 (14.96%) Degree
9 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (14.17%) PRINCE2
11 17 (13.39%) MS Excel
11 17 (13.39%) Validation
11 17 (13.39%) Management Information System
12 15 (11.81%) Service Management
12 15 (11.81%) ETL
12 15 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
14 13 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (9.45%) Migration
15 12 (9.45%) CA
15 12 (9.45%) Data Quality
16 11 (8.66%) ACF2
16 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (8.66%) zSecure
16 11 (8.66%) Informatica
16 11 (8.66%) Linux
16 11 (8.66%) Mainframe
16 11 (8.66%) zOS

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 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
1 7 (5.51%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.72%) PowerExchange
3 3 (2.36%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.79%) FileNet
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (0.79%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) GitHub
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) Firewall
2 4 (3.15%) VoIP
2 4 (3.15%) WAN
3 3 (2.36%) Internet
3 3 (2.36%) Intranet
3 3 (2.36%) ISDN
3 3 (2.36%) LAN
4 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.57%) Wireless
5 1 (0.79%) BGP
5 1 (0.79%) DHCP
5 1 (0.79%) DNS
5 1 (0.79%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.79%) IGRP
5 1 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.79%) OSPF
5 1 (0.79%) PBX
5 1 (0.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.79%) Skype
5 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.51%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.72%) PowerCenter
8 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.57%) QlikView
10 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.79%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) JIRA
1 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (33.07%) Finance
2 34 (26.77%) Marketing
3 6 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.36%) German Language
4 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (17.32%) Analyst
1 22 (17.32%) Developer
2 17 (13.39%) Consultant
3 16 (12.60%) Project Manager
4 13 (10.24%) Security Consultant
5 9 (7.09%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Administrator
6 8 (6.30%) AIX Administrator
6 8 (6.30%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.30%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.51%) Information Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) NHS Project Manager
8 6 (4.72%) Informatica Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Information Manager
9 4 (3.15%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.36%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) XML
2 6 (4.72%) Web Services
2 6 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (4.72%) XSD
3 2 (1.57%) MDX
4 1 (0.79%) Dojo
4 1 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.79%) jQuery
4 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (33.86%) NHS
2 39 (30.71%) Health Informatics
3 17 (13.39%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.66%) Mainframe
5 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.15%) Life Science
8 3 (2.36%) Biometrics
8 3 (2.36%) Blog
8 3 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.36%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.57%) Biology
9 2 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.79%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.79%) IVR
10 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.79%) Ontologies
10 1 (0.79%) Physics
10 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.66%) Linux
1 11 (8.66%) zOS
2 9 (7.09%) AIX
3 7 (5.51%) Windows
4 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.15%) Unix
5 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.79%) HPUX
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.77%) Resource Management
2 22 (17.32%) Project Management
3 21 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.17%) PRINCE2
6 17 (13.39%) Validation
7 15 (11.81%) ETL
7 15 (11.81%) Service Management
8 12 (9.45%) Migration
9 11 (8.66%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.87%) Analytics
10 10 (7.87%) Workflow
11 8 (6.30%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.72%) Data Management
12 6 (4.72%) Data Transformation
12 6 (4.72%) EAI
12 6 (4.72%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.94%) Information Governance
13 5 (3.94%) User Stories
13 5 (3.94%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.11%) SQL
2 9 (7.09%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.94%) Python
4 4 (3.15%) C
5 2 (1.57%) Java
5 2 (1.57%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.57%) Perl
6 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.15%) CCNP
3 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) CCIE
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) CCSP
5 1 (0.79%) ECDL
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.79%) MBA
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 11 (8.66%) ACF2
2 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) Firmware
4 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) zSecure
2 3 (2.36%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.36%) SCCM
3 2 (1.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.79%) SCOM
4 1 (0.79%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.45%) CA
3 11 (8.66%) Informatica
4 7 (5.51%) Cisco
5 5 (3.94%) VMware
6 3 (2.36%) HP
6 3 (2.36%) Lotus
6 3 (2.36%) Mitel
6 3 (2.36%) Tableau
7 2 (1.57%) Cerner
7 2 (1.57%) Citrix
7 2 (1.57%) Juniper
8 1 (0.79%) arcserve
8 1 (0.79%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) Nortel
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.79%) Reuters
8 1 (0.79%) Symantec
South East
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Pontypool, Gwent
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Rate: From £26,302 to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 15 days ago