Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 194 175
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 -1
Contract jobs citing Informatics 3 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.068% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 8
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £450 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +46.94% -
10th Percentile £271 £204 £180
90th Percentile £344 £488 £481
England median daily rate £306 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -12.50% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.38 £15.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year +79.54% +27.08% -58.97%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3643 4959 3889
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 82.76% 82.69% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2292 2880 2331
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £218
90th Percentile £541 £538 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 108 191
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.02 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.53% -26.01% +27.78%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.15 £40.87
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year - +14.94% +6.10%

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Informatics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Informatics in the West Midlands

Informatics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Informatics in the West Midlands

Informatics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informatics in the West Midlands

Informatics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Birmingham +14 2 £275 -42.11%
Staffordshire +4 1 £350 +68.67%
Informatics
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Informatics.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (100.00%) Health Informatics
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk

Informatics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 3 (100.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) LANDesk