The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Informatics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Informatics
England / London
Rank 403 397 394
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Informatics 5 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.10% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 16
Median daily rate £260 £357 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.06% +18.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £207 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £613 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.66% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +110.61% +8.33%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16215 18706 17085
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.12% 85.13% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 13514 11991
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 186 240
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Informatics in London

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Informatics in London

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Informatics in London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Informatics in London

Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informatics in London

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London 0 1 £500 +60.00%
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Informatics.

1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) JIRA
2 8 (50.00%) Confluence
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) NHS
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) Atlassian
4 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
4 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (37.50%) Big Data
4 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 5 (31.25%) Microservices
5 5 (31.25%) Node.js
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Sybase
6 4 (25.00%) ClearCase
6 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Statistics
6 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (25.00%) Physics
6 4 (25.00%) Change Control
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 8 (50.00%) Confluence
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
1 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (12.50%) HBase
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) ClearCase
4 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (12.50%) Artifactory
6 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium
6 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Publishing
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Java Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) AWS Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Head of Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Java Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) Sensu
2 2 (12.50%) Swagger
3 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Microservices
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (25.00%) Physics
3 4 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Kanban
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Health Informatics
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Chronos
1 2 (12.50%) Graphite
1 2 (12.50%) Kibana
1 2 (12.50%) Marathon
1 2 (12.50%) Mesos
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Atlassian
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Sybase
4 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya