Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 27 July 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 > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 94 109
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15 -5
Contract jobs citing Informatics 20 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.56% 0.32% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 0.40% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 1
Wales median daily rate £365 £240 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.08% -37.66% +83.33%
UK median daily rate £350 £338 £345
% change year-on-year +3.70% -2.17% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK median hourly rate £27.38 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +56.46% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1074 1000 1327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 84.04% 80.91% 80.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 687 858
Wales median daily rate £385 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +5.34% -5.07%
10th Percentile £178 £217 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 55 50
Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.06% +19.30% -30.49%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.10 £10.20
90th Percentile £77.50 £67.00 £33.95
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Informatics in Wales

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Informatics in Wales

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Informatics in Wales over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Informatics in Wales

Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informatics in Wales

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the Wales region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
South Wales +21 18 £370 +54.17% 1
North Wales - 1 £115 -
Informatics
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Informatics.

1 15 (75.00%) SQL
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) RDBMS
2 14 (70.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (65.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (65.00%) WCF
3 13 (65.00%) LINQ
3 13 (65.00%) Unit Testing
3 13 (65.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (65.00%) Entity Framework
3 13 (65.00%) OOP
3 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
4 11 (55.00%) Oracle
5 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 10 (50.00%) WinForms
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 10 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 9 (45.00%) MSBuild
6 9 (45.00%) UML
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) Degree
8 7 (35.00%) NHS

Informatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Tornado
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) RDBMS
1 14 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (45.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
1 13 (65.00%) .NET Framework
1 13 (65.00%) Entity Framework
1 13 (65.00%) LINQ
1 13 (65.00%) WCF
2 10 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 10 (50.00%) WinForms
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (5.00%) Flask
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) OAuth
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
5 1 (5.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) OOP
1 13 (65.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (45.00%) UML
4 6 (30.00%) MVVM
5 5 (25.00%) Health Informatics
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) VMware