The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Informatics
Rank 128 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Informatics 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.24% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.84% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Median daily rate £450 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.00
Informatics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
735 711 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.18% 27.88% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 442 300
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 61
Median hourly rate £14.35 £22.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.21% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.70 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Informatics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Informatics
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Informatics across the West Midlands region.

Informatics Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Informatics
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Informatics across the West Midlands region.

Informatics Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Birmingham +4 5 £475 +31.03%
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Informatics.

1 9 (75.00%) Informatica
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) EAI
3 6 (50.00%) ETL
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) PowerCenter
3 6 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) XSD
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) PowerExchange
3 6 (50.00%) Workflow
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 6 (50.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Health Informatics
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) HP Superdome

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (50.00%) PowerExchange
1 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Informatica Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Informatica Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) HPUX Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
1 6 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (50.00%) XML
1 6 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (8.33%) HACMP
2 1 (8.33%) HP Superdome
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) HPUX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 6 (50.00%) EAI
1 6 (50.00%) ETL
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Informatica
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus