The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 16 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing NHS 22 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 9.52% 3.26% 5.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 29.33% 13.33% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 6
Average daily rate
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£230 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £325 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £360 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% -36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.12 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.06% -13.62%
NHS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
75 45 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 32.47% 24.46% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 36
Average daily rate £260 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.96% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £283 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £112.00 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

NHS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in Bradford

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
4 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) ETL
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 3 (9.09%) Windows
7 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 3 (9.09%) MS Office
7 3 (9.09%) .NET
7 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
8 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (6.06%) Document Management
8 2 (6.06%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Degree
8 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (6.06%) VBA

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) S-PLUS
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) EDMS
5 2 (6.06%) FileMaker
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.06%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) NHS Project Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) NHS Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) NHS Data Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Information Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Business Information Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.03%) Symfony
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) CSS3
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
1 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.15%) ETL
2 5 (15.15%) Project Management
2 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Document Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.03%) Release Management
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) VBA
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Novell
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) Remedy