The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 60 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 1.26% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 4.81% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Median daily rate £325 £244 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £223 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £314 £269
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.66%
NHS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
231 187 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.52% 26.15% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 123 111
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Median hourly rate £10.60 £12.35 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.17% -25.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Birmingham region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Birmingham region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NHS 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for NHS.

1 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile First
4 1 (9.09%) Material Design
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView
4 1 (9.09%) HL7
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) Market Research
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Sass

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Author
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Lead UX Designer
2 1 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Quality Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
2 1 (9.09%) Server Technician
2 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) Material Design
1 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Market Research
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile First
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) HL7
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) CommVault
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) NetApp
1 1 (9.09%) Sophos