The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DICOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DICOM over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
UK / England
Rank 581 612 595
Rank change year-on-year +31 -17  
Contract jobs citing DICOM 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.010% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.041% 0.093% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £406 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £315 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £385 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DICOM is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4893 5393 5690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.71% 11.04% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3210 3498 3486
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 182 163
Median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.66% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.03 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £61.00 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

DICOM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DICOM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for DICOM in England

DICOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DICOM in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for DICOM in England

DICOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DICOM in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DICOM in England

DICOM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DICOM within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
London +25 2 £406 +8.33%
DICOM
UK

DICOM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DICOM 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 England region with a requirement for DICOM.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) HL7
3 3 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (50.00%) PACS
3 3 (50.00%) VB6
3 3 (50.00%) MS Access
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) ODBC
4 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) C#

DICOM
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 3 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
2 1 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ODBC
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PACS
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) InterSystems