Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 790 802
Rank change year-on-year -30 +12 -30
Contract jobs citing Informatics 67 101 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.096% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 70 76
UK median daily rate £380 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £132 £104 £163
90th Percentile £586 £511 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £183 £273 £313
% change year-on-year -33.03% -12.80% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 0
UK median hourly rate £14.74 £18.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.86% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £18.63 -
% change year-on-year -20.86% - -

Informatics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Informatics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Informatics in the UK

Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informatics in the UK

Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Informatics over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Informatics in the UK

Informatics
Top 14 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 53 £380 -7.88% 11
UK excluding London -11 36 £183 -33.03% 6
London 0 31 £440 -7.37% 5
North of England +61 12 £157 +64.74% 3
Wales +3 8 £368 +36.11%
Yorkshire +19 6 £288 +206.67% 1
Scotland +4 6 - -
North East +64 4 £150 +46.34%
South West -11 4 £319 -22.73%
South East -13 3 £124 -75.69% 1
North West +22 2 £177 -45.69% 2
Midlands +20 2 £475 +128.92%
East Midlands -8 2 £475 +5.56%
East of England -30 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 31 (46.27%) NHS
2 29 (43.28%) Health Informatics
3 26 (38.81%) SQL
4 20 (29.85%) Degree
5 18 (26.87%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (20.90%) Analytics
7 13 (19.40%) Finance
8 11 (16.42%) Migration
8 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.42%) Windows
9 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
9 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (14.93%) Marketing
9 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (13.43%) Tableau
10 9 (13.43%) Resource Management
10 9 (13.43%) Data Migration
10 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Excel
10 9 (13.43%) Electronic Patient Records
11 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
11 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (11.94%) Oracle
12 7 (10.45%) PACS
12 7 (10.45%) LIMS
12 7 (10.45%) Project Management
12 7 (10.45%) HL7
12 7 (10.45%) e-Health
13 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (8.96%) Mathematics
13 6 (8.96%) QA

Informatics
Co-occurring 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 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) LAN
1 4 (5.97%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.49%) DHCP
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.49%) ISDN
2 1 (1.49%) MPLS
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
2 1 (1.49%) PBX
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) VLAN
2 1 (1.49%) VoIP
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Electronic Patient Records
2 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.96%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.96%) Spatial Data
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.46%) MS Access
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (4.48%) Power BI
6 3 (4.48%) PowerPivot
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.99%) Big Data
7 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (2.99%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (2.99%) QlikView
8 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.48%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Back Office
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Publishing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
1 15 (22.39%) Developer
2 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.46%) Information Analyst
3 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
4 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (4.48%) IT Support
5 3 (4.48%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (4.48%) IT Technician
5 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Support Technician
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) UX Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Chief Information Officer
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
1 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.97%) Code First Entity Framework
1 4 (5.97%) CSS
1 4 (5.97%) Entity Framework
1 4 (5.97%) HTML
1 4 (5.97%) LINQ
1 4 (5.97%) WCF
1 4 (5.97%) WinForms
2 3 (4.48%) ODBC
3 2 (2.99%) REST
3 2 (2.99%) Swagger
3 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) Akka
4 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.49%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.27%) NHS
2 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) e-Health
3 7 (10.45%) LIMS
3 7 (10.45%) PACS
4 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.48%) User Experience
6 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.49%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) Health Informatics
2 18 (26.87%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.90%) Analytics
4 11 (16.42%) Migration
5 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
6 9 (13.43%) Data Migration
6 9 (13.43%) Resource Management
7 7 (10.45%) Project Management
8 6 (8.96%) Mathematics
9 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.97%) Information Governance
10 4 (5.97%) ITIL
10 4 (5.97%) OOP
10 4 (5.97%) SEO
10 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) C#
2 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.97%) C++
3 4 (5.97%) Java
3 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.48%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) Scala
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) Go
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) Ruby
6 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) CCNA
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.49%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) HL7
2 6 (8.96%) QA
3 2 (2.99%) SLA
4 1 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Ceph
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
1 1 (1.49%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
1 1 (1.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Tableau
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) Cerner
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) NetApp
6 1 (1.49%) Progress
6 1 (1.49%) SAP