Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 197 179
Contract jobs citing Informatics 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.018% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.022% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
West Midlands median daily rate - £450 £450
England median daily rate £400 £419 £325
% change year-on-year -4.48% +28.85% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.66 £18.38 £14.55
% change year-on-year +12.41% +26.33% -51.44%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,827 4,481 4,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.59% 82.54% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,430 2,707 2,264
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 133 165
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 £21.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +6.30% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.33 £10.90 £10.98
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.86 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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