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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 532 532 564
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Contract jobs citing Informatics 67 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.078% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £267 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.95 £11.75 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.89% -53.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.95 £11.75 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+154.89% -53.46%

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
14338 13715 14464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.14% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8593 8388 8401
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 612 795
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.25 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% -25.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 +7 61 £325 -7.14% 23
South East +11 16 £400 +14.28% 9
London +12 14 £300 -14.28% 8
South West -31 10 £325 -16.12%
East Midlands - 8 £300 -
East of England -26 6 £255 -3.77% 1
Hertfordshire -18 5 £265 -
Berkshire +5 4 £388 - 1
City of London +30 3 £350 -36.36% 4
West Sussex - 3 - -
North West -1 2 £350 +16.66% 3
Yorkshire -2 2 £215 -33.84% 1
West Yorkshire +3 1 £215 -43.04%
Manchester -11 1 £350 +16.66% 2
Oxford - 1 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 - 4
Surrey - 1 £298 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 £300 -
Scotland - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 74 (54.41%) NHS
2 41 (30.15%) SQL
3 36 (26.47%) SQL Server
4 27 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (19.85%) Project Management
5 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
5 18 (13.24%) Finance
6 17 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 17 (12.50%) Health Informatics
7 16 (11.76%) Oracle
7 16 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
8 14 (10.29%) Information Governance
9 13 (9.56%) Analytics
10 12 (8.82%) Management Information System
10 12 (8.82%) Relational Database
11 11 (8.09%) JavaScript
11 11 (8.09%) .NET
11 11 (8.09%) PRINCE2
12 10 (7.35%) MS Office
12 10 (7.35%) CSS
12 10 (7.35%) XML
12 10 (7.35%) Change Management
12 10 (7.35%) Degree
13 9 (6.62%) C#
13 9 (6.62%) Business Objects
13 9 (6.62%) SAP
13 9 (6.62%) XSLT
13 9 (6.62%) Windows
13 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.47%) SAS
1 2 (1.47%) CMS
1 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.47%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.74%) Apache
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) SPSS
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Wireless
2 1 (0.74%) Network Security
2 1 (0.74%) VoIP
2 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.15%) Data Mart
5 7 (5.15%) QlikView
5 7 (5.15%) BusinessObjects XI
5 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.15%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.68%) MS Access
7 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.94%) OLAP
9 3 (2.21%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 7
10 2 (1.47%) Text Mining
10 2 (1.47%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.47%) MySQL
10 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.47%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.74%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
1 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (13.24%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.15%) Electronics
5 7 (5.15%) Marketing
6 4 (2.94%) German Language
7 2 (1.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (25.00%) Analyst
2 19 (13.97%) Developer
3 17 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 15 (11.03%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.35%) NHS Information Analyst
6 9 (6.62%) Integration Specialist
7 8 (5.88%) NHS Project Manager
8 7 (5.15%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Business Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Business Objects Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Information Manager
9 6 (4.41%) Product Specialist
10 5 (3.68%) Performance Manager
11 4 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (2.94%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Consultant
12 3 (2.21%) Programme Manager
12 3 (2.21%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) .NET
2 10 (7.35%) XML
2 10 (7.35%) CSS
3 9 (6.62%) XSLT
4 5 (3.68%) HTML
5 4 (2.94%) Web Services
6 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.21%) SOAP
6 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.21%) WSDL
7 2 (1.47%) Ajax
7 2 (1.47%) jQuery
7 2 (1.47%) REST
7 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.74%) RESTful
8 1 (0.74%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.74%) JSON
8 1 (0.74%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (54.41%) NHS
2 17 (12.50%) Health Informatics
3 12 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.62%) Visualisation
5 8 (5.88%) Life Science
6 7 (5.15%) DTV
6 7 (5.15%) Statistics
7 5 (3.68%) Data Extraction
8 4 (2.94%) GIS
9 2 (1.47%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.47%) Chemistry
9 2 (1.47%) Biology
9 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.47%) Social Media
10 1 (0.74%) Open Source
10 1 (0.74%) Economics
10 1 (0.74%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.74%) Pharmacovigilance
10 1 (0.74%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.62%) Windows
2 4 (2.94%) Linux
3 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) UNIX
4 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.85%) Project Management
2 14 (10.29%) Information Governance
3 13 (9.56%) Analytics
4 11 (8.09%) PRINCE2
5 10 (7.35%) Change Management
6 9 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 8 (5.88%) System Testing
8 7 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (5.15%) Statistical Analysis
8 7 (5.15%) Data Governance
8 7 (5.15%) Information Management
8 7 (5.15%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (4.41%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.41%) Performance Management
10 5 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.68%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.68%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 41 (30.15%) SQL
2 11 (8.09%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.62%) C#
4 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.21%) PHP
4 3 (2.21%) C
5 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.47%) SPARQL
5 2 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (0.74%) Tcl
6 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.74%) VB6
6 1 (0.74%) Ruby
6 1 (0.74%) XPath
6 1 (0.74%) R
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
6 1 (0.74%) VB
6 1 (0.74%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (7.35%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) HL7
2 4 (2.94%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.47%) GxP
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Control-M
1 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.74%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.76%) Oracle
3 9 (6.62%) Business Objects
3 9 (6.62%) SAP
4 4 (2.94%) Informatica
5 1 (0.74%) Siemens
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.74%) Reuters
5 1 (0.74%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.74%) VMware
5 1 (0.74%) Teradata
5 1 (0.74%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.74%) Cerner
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