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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatics
Rank 125 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Informatics 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.043% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.17% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£288 - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £273
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.87%
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
694 598 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.92% 25.43% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 278 166
Average daily rate £358 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 50 41
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Informatics across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informatics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Informatics Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Birmingham - 4 £288 -
Shropshire - 1 £200 -
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (71.43%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (28.57%) Billing
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Cerner
3 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) R
3 2 (28.57%) Health Informatics
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) EDMS
4 1 (14.29%) BS7799
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 (28.57%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) EDMS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Health Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) R
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (14.29%) BS7799
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cerner