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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 573 544 536
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs citing Informatics 47 67 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 25
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £464 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.90 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.90 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +69.36%

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
17983 17463 16822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.62% 31.95% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11310 10578 9959
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 674 729
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +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 31 July 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 28 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 31 July 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 -43 46 £338 +3.84% 24
London +13 31 £343 -11.61% 8
South East -17 5 £275 -29.03% 3
City of London -11 4 £400 -3.03% 3
West Midlands - 4 £338 - 2
North West -25 3 £185 -47.14% 6
Surrey - 3 - -
Liverpool - 2 £173 - 2
Merseyside - 2 £173 - 2
Guildford - 2 - -
Slough +2 1 - -
Berkshire +2 1 - -
Wales -4 1 £385 +83.33% 1
East of England -6 1 - - 2
East Midlands -7 1 £475 +58.33%
Manchester -8 1 £288 -17.85% 1
Leeds -27 1 £470 -21.82% 2
Yorkshire -27 1 £470 -17.18% 2
West Yorkshire -28 1 £470 -17.18% 2
Uxbridge - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £470 -
Skipton - 1 £470 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £165 -
Kent - 1 £275 -
Cardiff - 1 £385 - 1
South Wales - 1 £385 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £165 -
Essex - 1 - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 74 (61.67%) NHS
2 47 (39.17%) SQL
3 36 (30.00%) Project Management
4 29 (24.17%) Degree
5 26 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (18.33%) Management Information System
7 21 (17.50%) PMI Certification
7 21 (17.50%) PMI
8 19 (15.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (15.83%) Manufacturing
8 19 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (14.17%) Validation
9 17 (14.17%) Process Management
9 17 (14.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 17 (14.17%) SQL Server
9 17 (14.17%) Information Management
10 16 (13.33%) Data Modelling
10 16 (13.33%) GMP
10 16 (13.33%) GxP
11 15 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 15 (12.50%) Data Quality
12 12 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (10.00%) Information Governance
13 11 (9.17%) Data Analysis
13 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
13 11 (9.17%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (8.33%) Finance
14 10 (8.33%) ETL
15 9 (7.50%) Agile Software Development

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.50%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Project
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.67%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.83%) SPSS
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) WAN
2 5 (4.17%) LAN
2 5 (4.17%) NAS
3 4 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (3.33%) DHCP
3 4 (3.33%) DNS
3 4 (3.33%) SAN
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.83%) FWSM
5 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) Extranet
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (9.17%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.33%) QlikView
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.67%) MS Access
8 2 (1.67%) OLAP
8 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.67%) EDMS
8 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.67%) Big Data
8 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.83%) Subversion
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (15.83%) Pharmaceutical
1 19 (15.83%) Manufacturing
2 10 (8.33%) Finance
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.00%) Electronics
5 4 (3.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.67%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.67%) Publishing
6 2 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (20.83%) Architect
2 23 (19.17%) Analyst
3 17 (14.17%) Project Manager
3 17 (14.17%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (10.83%) Information Analyst
5 11 (9.17%) Developer
6 10 (8.33%) NHS Information Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) NHS Project Manager
8 8 (6.67%) Data Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Programme Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Information Manager
10 5 (4.17%) Data Manager
10 5 (4.17%) NHS Data Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.50%) Technical Author
12 3 (2.50%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.50%) Author
12 3 (2.50%) Information Architect
12 3 (2.50%) Consultant
12 3 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) XML
2 4 (3.33%) HTML
2 4 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (1.67%) CSS
3 2 (1.67%) jBPM
3 2 (1.67%) JSON
4 1 (0.83%) Zend Framework
4 1 (0.83%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.83%) REST
4 1 (0.83%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.83%) SOAP
4 1 (0.83%) XSL
4 1 (0.83%) EDI
4 1 (0.83%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.83%) LAMP
4 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 74 (61.67%) NHS
2 22 (18.33%) Management Information System
3 21 (17.50%) PMI
4 19 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.50%) Statistics
6 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.83%) Health Informatics
8 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.33%) PACS
10 3 (2.50%) Visualisation
10 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.67%) FMCG
11 2 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.67%) DTV
11 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
2 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.67%) Android
3 2 (1.67%) UNIX
3 2 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.00%) Project Management
2 26 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (14.17%) Process Management
3 17 (14.17%) Validation
3 17 (14.17%) Information Management
4 16 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 15 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 12 (10.00%) Information Governance
7 11 (9.17%) Data Analysis
8 10 (8.33%) ETL
9 9 (7.50%) PRINCE
9 9 (7.50%) Programme Management
9 9 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.83%) Data Management
11 6 (5.00%) Analytics
12 5 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (4.17%) Line Management
12 5 (4.17%) Migration
12 5 (4.17%) Service Management
12 5 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.17%) SQL
2 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
2 7 (5.83%) Java
3 5 (4.17%) C#
4 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.50%) Python
4 3 (2.50%) R
5 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.67%) PHP
5 2 (1.67%) VB
6 1 (0.83%) VBA
6 1 (0.83%) C++
6 1 (0.83%) PHP5
6 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.83%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 29 (24.17%) Degree
2 21 (17.50%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PMP
5 1 (0.83%) MCSA
5 1 (0.83%) CCNA
5 1 (0.83%) CISSP
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 16 (13.33%) GMP
2 16 (13.33%) GxP
3 15 (12.50%) Data Quality
4 4 (3.33%) DICOM
5 3 (2.50%) HL7
6 2 (1.67%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (1.67%) GCP
6 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.83%) COBIT
7 1 (0.83%) QA
7 1 (0.83%) SLA
7 1 (0.83%) BS7799
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.33%) XenApp
2 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) Samba
3 1 (0.83%) NFS
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Ambari
1 1 (0.83%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.83%) Cerner
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle
3 5 (4.17%) Cisco
3 5 (4.17%) VMware
3 5 (4.17%) Citrix
4 4 (3.33%) HP
4 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.33%) SAP
5 2 (1.67%) Tableau
6 1 (0.83%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.83%) Vertica
6 1 (0.83%) EMC
6 1 (0.83%) Trillium
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.83%) Informatica
6 1 (0.83%) NetApp
6 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) Sophos
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