The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 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.

Informatics
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 131 -
Contract jobs citing Informatics 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £508 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £356 £425
% change year-on-year -8.77% -16.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.07 £17.75 -
% change year-on-year +41.21% -  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2199 2324 2439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.05% 78.81% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1535 1657
Median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 107 110
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Informatics in the South West

Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informatics in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Informatics.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) GSEC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) e-Health
1 1 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Haskell
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

Informatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Principal Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Principal Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Go
1 1 (100.00%) Haskell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) GSEC
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) LXC
1 1 (100.00%) Xen