The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Health Informatics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Health Informatics over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Healthcare Informatics
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 598 612
Rank change year-on-year +31 +14  
Contract jobs citing Health Informatics 16 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.044% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.053% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 9
Median daily rate £208 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.75% -19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £280 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £700 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £363 £314
% change year-on-year -45.51% +15.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.38 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.38% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +119.04% -  

Health Informatics is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24006 27689 26589
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 976 1113
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Health Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Health Informatics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Health Informatics in England

Health Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Health Informatics in England

Health Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Health Informatics in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Health Informatics in England

Health Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Health Informatics in England

Health Informatics
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 Health Informatics within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +9 4 £300 -20.52%
East of England +2 4 - -
North East +77 3 £150 +36.36%
South East +28 3 £160 -
Yorkshire +19 2 £160 -55.86%
Health Informatics
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Health 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 England region with a requirement for Health Informatics.

1 28 (100.00%) Informatics
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 12 (42.86%) Resource Management
3 12 (42.86%) Marketing
4 9 (32.14%) Degree
5 7 (25.00%) NHS
6 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
7 5 (17.86%) Firewall
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) WAN
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.29%) DHCP
8 4 (14.29%) DNS
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) Change Management
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) WLAN
8 4 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) High Availability
8 4 (14.29%) Big Data
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (14.29%) Break/Fix
9 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.71%) EPoS
9 3 (10.71%) Chip and PIN

Health Informatics
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
1 5 (17.86%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Wireless
2 4 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (3.57%) BGP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Break Fix Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Network Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Printer Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Principal Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Principal Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Procurement Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) NHS
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.71%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (10.71%) EPoS
5 2 (7.14%) e-Health
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
6 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Informatics
2 12 (42.86%) Resource Management
3 4 (14.29%) Break/Fix
3 4 (14.29%) Change Management
3 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (14.29%) High Availability
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Security
5 2 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (7.14%) Information Management
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C
2 2 (7.14%) C++
2 2 (7.14%) Go
2 2 (7.14%) Haskell
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) R
2 2 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) Scala
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.71%) CCNA
5 2 (7.14%) CISA
5 2 (7.14%) CISM
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
5 2 (7.14%) GSEC
6 1 (3.57%) CCIE
6 1 (3.57%) CCNP
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
1 2 (7.14%) KVM
1 2 (7.14%) LXC
1 2 (7.14%) Xen
2 1 (3.57%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.57%) Pegasus
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau