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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 534 532 519
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Informatics 61 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.097% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 21
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£350 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £625 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +21.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+196.29% -30.76%

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
16672 16035 14712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.22% 31.07% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10749 9939 8668
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 688 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -21 59 £350 +12.00% 23
London +23 18 £350 +29.62% 10
South East -15 14 £363 +16.00%
East of England -16 10 £268 +27.38% 2
North West -6 8 £300 -10.31% 8
City of London +8 6 £350 +46.59% 5
Cambridgeshire -10 6 - - 1
Manchester -5 4 £275 -13.79% 3
West Midlands -13 4 £408 +25.38% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £268 -
Hampshire -16 3 £350 +16.66%
Yorkshire -17 3 £235 -62.40%
Oxfordshire -24 3 £450 -
West Yorkshire -17 2 - -
Oxford -20 2 £475 -
South Yorkshire +1 1 £235 -
East Midlands +1 1 £350 +19.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Kent - 1 £300 -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South West - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 77 (56.20%) NHS
2 43 (31.39%) SQL
3 34 (24.82%) SQL Server
3 34 (24.82%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (21.17%) Degree
5 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
5 23 (16.79%) Project Management
6 22 (16.06%) Finance
7 19 (13.87%) MS Office
7 19 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (10.95%) MS Excel
8 15 (10.95%) Health Informatics
9 14 (10.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (8.76%) .NET
11 12 (8.76%) T-SQL
11 12 (8.76%) Change Management
11 12 (8.76%) QlikView
11 12 (8.76%) Statistics
12 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
12 11 (8.03%) JavaScript
13 10 (7.30%) Information Governance
13 10 (7.30%) HL7
14 9 (6.57%) C
14 9 (6.57%) HTML
14 9 (6.57%) CSS
15 8 (5.84%) Perl
15 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (5.84%) Statistical Analysis
15 8 (5.84%) Data Analysis

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.46%) SAS
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.73%) Node.js
3 1 (0.73%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.73%) Apache
3 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (13.87%) MS Office
2 15 (10.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.46%) SPSS
4 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) Internet
2 4 (2.92%) Firewall
3 2 (1.46%) VoIP
3 2 (1.46%) WAN
3 2 (1.46%) Wireless
3 2 (1.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (8.76%) QlikView
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.65%) MS Access
6 4 (2.92%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 7
7 3 (2.19%) OLAP
8 2 (1.46%) MySQL
8 2 (1.46%) Big Data
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.73%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.73%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.73%) Mahout
9 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Subversion
1 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.73%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 14 (10.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.65%) Marketing
4 5 (3.65%) Electronics
4 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) German Language
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Games
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (35.77%) Analyst
2 21 (15.33%) Developer
3 20 (14.60%) Information Analyst
4 13 (9.49%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) NHS Information Analyst
6 10 (7.30%) Information Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.11%) Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.65%) NHS Information Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Security Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) Information Security Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) NHS Business Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) Performance Analyst
11 3 (2.19%) UI Designer
11 3 (2.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 3 (2.19%) NHS Project Manager
11 3 (2.19%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) .NET
2 9 (6.57%) HTML
2 9 (6.57%) CSS
3 7 (5.11%) XML
3 7 (5.11%) XSLT
4 3 (2.19%) JSON
4 3 (2.19%) NHibernate
4 3 (2.19%) Ajax
4 3 (2.19%) HTML5
4 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.19%) CSS3
4 3 (2.19%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.19%) Web Services
4 3 (2.19%) Classic ASP
4 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.73%) jQuery
5 1 (0.73%) REST
5 1 (0.73%) WSDL
5 1 (0.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (56.20%) NHS
2 19 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.95%) Health Informatics
4 12 (8.76%) Statistics
5 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.38%) Data Extraction
7 6 (4.38%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.38%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.65%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.65%) DTV
9 4 (2.92%) GIS
9 4 (2.92%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (2.19%) Pharmacovigilance
10 3 (2.19%) e-Health
10 3 (2.19%) Open Source
10 3 (2.19%) LIMS
11 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.46%) NPfIT
11 2 (1.46%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.38%) Linux
2 4 (2.92%) Windows
3 3 (2.19%) UNIX
4 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.82%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (16.79%) Project Management
3 12 (8.76%) Change Management
4 10 (7.30%) Information Governance
5 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.84%) Statistical Analysis
5 8 (5.84%) Data Analysis
5 8 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.11%) Information Management
6 7 (5.11%) Bioinformatics
6 7 (5.11%) Analytics
6 7 (5.11%) Data Governance
6 7 (5.11%) Performance Management
7 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.38%) Data Modelling
7 6 (4.38%) Migration
7 6 (4.38%) Programme Management
7 6 (4.38%) Data Migration
7 6 (4.38%) Web Development
7 6 (4.38%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.39%) SQL
2 12 (8.76%) T-SQL
3 11 (8.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.57%) C
5 8 (5.84%) Perl
6 6 (4.38%) C#
6 6 (4.38%) C++
7 5 (3.65%) PHP
8 4 (2.92%) Java
8 4 (2.92%) Python
9 3 (2.19%) VB6
9 3 (2.19%) VBScript
9 3 (2.19%) VB
10 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.46%) R
11 1 (0.73%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.73%) Tcl
11 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (21.17%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) HL7
2 5 (3.65%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.92%) COBIT
3 4 (2.92%) QA
4 3 (2.19%) SLA
4 3 (2.19%) GxP
5 2 (1.46%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.73%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Oozie
Vendors
1 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.11%) SAP
3 5 (3.65%) Oracle
4 4 (2.92%) Cerner
5 3 (2.19%) Informatica
5 3 (2.19%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.46%) Cognos
7 1 (0.73%) Progress
7 1 (0.73%) Siemens
7 1 (0.73%) IBM
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