The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 519 512 553
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +41
Contract jobs citing Informatics 84 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.082% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 10
Average daily rate £375 £255 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -13.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £264 £210
% change year-on-year
+19.43% +25.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £12.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +99.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £136.80 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £17.75 £12.03
% change year-on-year
+64.78% +47.54%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14574 12419 14884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.35% 25.56% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8982 7479 8630
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 644 778
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.12 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +7 84 £375 +47.05% 24
London -20 30 £500 +108.33% 7
South East -1 20 £375 +36.36% 4
East of England -18 15 £240 - 4
City of London 0 14 £500 +108.33% 1
Hertfordshire - 13 £240 -
Yorkshire -10 12 £369 +48.98% 1
West Yorkshire -12 8 £325 +32.65%
Leeds -15 5 £575 +142.10%
North West -19 5 £366 +34.31% 7
Manchester -14 3 - - 4
Kent +4 2 £388 +28.09%
Buckinghamshire -20 2 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £300 -
East Midlands -7 1 £288 -4.16% 1
West Midlands -8 1 - -
East Sussex -10 1 £225 -43.75%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £288 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £288 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Maidstone - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 87 (59.59%) NHS
2 51 (34.93%) SQL
3 30 (20.55%) Management Information System
4 27 (18.49%) Oracle
5 24 (16.44%) SQL Server
5 24 (16.44%) Degree
6 23 (15.75%) CSS
7 21 (14.38%) MS Excel
8 20 (13.70%) Project Management
9 19 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (12.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (11.64%) Microsoft
12 15 (10.27%) Information Governance
13 14 (9.59%) Health Informatics
14 13 (8.90%) HTML
14 13 (8.90%) Finance
14 13 (8.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (8.90%) Bioinformatics
15 12 (8.22%) Information Management
16 11 (7.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (7.53%) Computer Science
16 11 (7.53%) Life Science
16 11 (7.53%) Relational Database
17 10 (6.85%) Visualisation
17 10 (6.85%) Data Analysis
17 10 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (6.85%) Business Objects
17 10 (6.85%) Windows

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.37%) CMS
2 2 (1.37%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.68%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.42%) MS Office
4 2 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.05%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.79%) BusinessObjects XI
5 7 (4.79%) Data Mart
5 7 (4.79%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.42%) MS Access
8 4 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.74%) QlikView
9 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.37%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.68%) MySQL
11 1 (0.68%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
1 4 (2.74%) Maven
2 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.37%) Toad
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.68%) NUnit
3 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (12.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (8.90%) Finance
3 3 (2.05%) Marketing
3 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.37%) Electronics
4 2 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.68%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (28.08%) Analyst
2 33 (22.60%) Developer
3 23 (15.75%) Information Analyst
4 19 (13.01%) Architect
5 18 (12.33%) Project Manager
5 18 (12.33%) NHS Information Analyst
6 8 (5.48%) Software Developer
7 7 (4.79%) Business Developer
7 7 (4.79%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.79%) Business Objects Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Information Architect
8 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (4.11%) Report Developer
9 5 (3.42%) NHS Project Manager
9 5 (3.42%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Consultant
9 5 (3.42%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.74%) Data Architect
10 4 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.75%) CSS
2 13 (8.90%) HTML
3 8 (5.48%) XML
3 8 (5.48%) .NET
4 6 (4.11%) Microformats
4 6 (4.11%) jQuery
4 6 (4.11%) HTML5
5 5 (3.42%) Spring
6 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.74%) JDBC
7 3 (2.05%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.05%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.37%) Web Services
8 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.68%) WSDL
9 1 (0.68%) SOAP
9 1 (0.68%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 87 (59.59%) NHS
2 30 (20.55%) Management Information System
3 14 (9.59%) Health Informatics
4 11 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.53%) Life Science
5 10 (6.85%) Visualisation
6 8 (5.48%) Chemistry
7 6 (4.11%) Taxonomies
7 6 (4.11%) Ontologies
7 6 (4.11%) Open Source
8 5 (3.42%) Biology
9 4 (2.74%) LIMS
10 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.37%) DTV
11 2 (1.37%) Statistics
11 2 (1.37%) Speech Recognition
12 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information Act
12 1 (0.68%) NPfIT
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.85%) Windows
2 5 (3.42%) Linux
3 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.70%) Project Management
2 19 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (10.27%) Information Governance
4 13 (8.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 13 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (8.90%) Bioinformatics
5 12 (8.22%) Information Management
6 10 (6.85%) Data Analysis
6 10 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.16%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.48%) Change Management
8 8 (5.48%) Programme Management
8 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (5.48%) System Testing
8 8 (5.48%) Analytics
9 7 (4.79%) Web Development
9 7 (4.79%) Data Management
9 7 (4.79%) Identity Management
10 6 (4.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.93%) SQL
2 8 (5.48%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.42%) Java
4 5 (3.42%) C#
5 4 (2.74%) VBA
6 3 (2.05%) Ruby
6 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.37%) C
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (16.44%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.68%) ECDL
4 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) QA
2 6 (4.11%) SNOMED CT
3 4 (2.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) HL7
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) GxP
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (18.49%) Oracle
2 17 (11.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.85%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.37%) SAP
4 2 (1.37%) Cerner
4 2 (1.37%) Altiris
5 1 (0.68%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.68%) Teradata
5 1 (0.68%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.68%) Mapinfo
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Crewe
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Manchester
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Manchester
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South Yorkshire
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Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
North West England
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Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 19 days ago
Lancashire
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Rate: £350.00 - £374.00 per day
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