The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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
Informatics
UK
Rank 558 575 544
Rank change year-on-year +17 -31  
Contract jobs citing Informatics 38 67 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 55 49
Median daily rate £350 £318 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.23% -2.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £183 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £298 £360
% change year-on-year +17.64% -17.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.61% +8.33%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Informatics in the UK

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Informatics over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Informatics in the UK

Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informatics in the UK

Informatics
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the UK 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
England +3 32 £300 -7.69% 12
South East +23 7 £500 +60.00% 2
Yorkshire +18 7 £295 - 1
West Yorkshire +15 5 £283 - 1
Leeds +12 5 £283 - 1
London +9 5 £260 -25.82% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £500 - 1
Oxford - 4 £500 - 1
North West +25 3 £160 -13.27% 2
Cardiff +19 3 £425 +77.08% 3
South Wales +15 3 £425 +77.08% 3
Wales +10 3 £425 +77.08% 3
West Midlands +2 3 £313 -30.55%
East Midlands -2 3 £422 +110.92%
East of England -3 3 - - 3
Manchester +9 2 £175 +2.94% 2
Birmingham -2 2 £275 -42.10%
Kent - 2 - - 1
Sheffield - 2 £338 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £338 -
Cheshire +30 1 £108 -39.26%
Berkshire +24 1 £108 -76.75%
City of London +5 1 £500 +60.00%
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
South West -6 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £108 -
Warrington - 1 £108 -

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Informatics.

1 27 (30.34%) SQL
2 25 (28.09%) Finance
3 24 (26.97%) NHS
4 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
4 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.60%) Degree
5 19 (21.35%) JIRA
6 18 (20.22%) Health Informatics
7 16 (17.98%) Git (software)
7 16 (17.98%) ETL
8 15 (16.85%) MySQL
8 15 (16.85%) Publishing
9 14 (15.73%) Resource Management
9 14 (15.73%) Marketing
10 13 (14.61%) Java
11 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2
11 12 (13.48%) Migration
11 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
11 12 (13.48%) Confluence
12 11 (12.36%) Oracle
13 10 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (11.24%) Intranet
13 10 (11.24%) Project Management
13 10 (11.24%) Talend Open Studio
13 10 (11.24%) Talend
14 9 (10.11%) Big Data
14 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
14 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (10.11%) ITIL
15 8 (8.99%) Microsoft

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (13.48%) Confluence
2 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.49%) CMS
4 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) Plone
4 3 (3.37%) SilverStripe
5 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.25%) Tornado
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.12%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Office 365
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Intranet
2 6 (6.74%) LAN
2 6 (6.74%) WAN
3 3 (3.37%) BGP
3 3 (3.37%) DHCP
3 3 (3.37%) DNS
3 3 (3.37%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) Internet
3 3 (3.37%) MPLS
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.25%) HTTP
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.25%) Wireless
4 2 (2.25%) WLAN
5 1 (1.12%) Avaya Modular Messaging
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.12%) IPv6
5 1 (1.12%) SNMP
5 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.85%) MySQL
3 10 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.11%) Big Data
4 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.87%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.87%) Snowflake Schema
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (5.62%) MariaDB
7 4 (4.49%) OLAP
7 4 (4.49%) OLTP
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.37%) MS Access
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.25%) HBase
9 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) JIRA
2 16 (17.98%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.24%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.49%) ClearCase
5 4 (4.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.37%) Liquibase
7 2 (2.25%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.12%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.12%) Selenium
8 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (28.09%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Publishing
3 14 (15.73%) Marketing
4 4 (4.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Electronics
7 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.12%) Automotive
7 1 (1.12%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.12%) French Language
7 1 (1.12%) German Language
7 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.12%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Developer
2 11 (12.36%) ETL Developer
3 9 (10.11%) Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) MySQL Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Consultant
5 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (4.49%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.49%) OLAP Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Agile Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Architect
7 3 (3.37%) AWS Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Database Developer
7 3 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Printer Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) Node.js
2 6 (6.74%) CSS
2 6 (6.74%) HTML
3 5 (5.62%) REST
3 5 (5.62%) RESTful
3 5 (5.62%) XML
3 5 (5.62%) XML Schema
4 3 (3.37%) .NET
4 3 (3.37%) Java EE
4 3 (3.37%) JSON
4 3 (3.37%) SOAP
5 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.25%) Middleware
5 2 (2.25%) OAuth
5 2 (2.25%) POSIX
5 2 (2.25%) Sensu
5 2 (2.25%) Swagger
5 2 (2.25%) Web Services
5 2 (2.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) NHS
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) EPoS
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (3.37%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.25%) e-Health
5 2 (2.25%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.25%) Life Science
5 2 (2.25%) PMI
6 1 (1.12%) LIMS
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) Tandem
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Android
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.22%) Health Informatics
3 16 (17.98%) ETL
4 14 (15.73%) Resource Management
5 12 (13.48%) Migration
5 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.24%) Project Management
7 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.11%) ITIL
8 8 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.87%) Customer Insight
9 7 (7.87%) DevOps
9 7 (7.87%) Mathematics
9 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.74%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.74%) Data Management
10 6 (6.74%) Information Governance
10 6 (6.74%) Physics
10 6 (6.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) SQL
2 13 (14.61%) Java
3 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.87%) Python
4 5 (5.62%) C++
5 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.37%) C
6 3 (3.37%) C#
6 3 (3.37%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.25%) Go
7 2 (2.25%) Haskell
7 2 (2.25%) Perl
7 2 (2.25%) R
7 2 (2.25%) Ruby
7 2 (2.25%) Scala
7 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Degree
2 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) ISEB
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.37%) CCNA
5 3 (3.37%) EXIN
5 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.25%) CCNP
6 2 (2.25%) CISA
6 2 (2.25%) CISM
6 2 (2.25%) CISSP
6 2 (2.25%) GSEC
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.25%) PMP
7 1 (1.12%) CCIE
7 1 (1.12%) MBA
7 1 (1.12%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) GCP
3 1 (1.12%) GxP
3 1 (1.12%) ISO26262
3 1 (1.12%) PMO
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Docker
2 2 (2.25%) KVM
2 2 (2.25%) LXC
2 2 (2.25%) Xen
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Mesos
2 2 (2.25%) Chronos
2 2 (2.25%) Graphite
2 2 (2.25%) Kibana
2 2 (2.25%) Marathon
2 2 (2.25%) Puppet
2 2 (2.25%) Terraform
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Oracle
2 10 (11.24%) Talend
3 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.74%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco
6 4 (4.49%) Sybase
7 2 (2.25%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.25%) Infoflex
7 2 (2.25%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.12%) Avaya
8 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.12%) Freescale
8 1 (1.12%) Informatica
8 1 (1.12%) NEC
8 1 (1.12%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
Kent
Reed Technology
Rate: £24.84 - £29.92 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 10 days ago
Camborne, Cornwall
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £150 to £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago