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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 27 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing NHS 11 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.55% 1.23% 6.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.03% 5.13% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 7
Average daily rate
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£224 £190 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £190 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.38 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
NHS
West Yorkshire

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
61 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 25.21% 24.07% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 24
Average daily rate £307 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.06% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.88 £11.46 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.97% -8.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) Business Objects
5 4 (12.90%) Windows
5 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.68%) MS Office
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
7 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
7 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
7 2 (6.45%) FileMaker
7 2 (6.45%) Intranet
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Multimedia

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) MS Project
4 1 (3.23%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Intranet
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.45%) FileMaker
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (3.23%) EDMS
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (6.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Data Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.90%) NHS Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) NHS Data Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.45%) NHS Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Clinical Coder
8 1 (3.23%) Web Manager
8 1 (3.23%) DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) XHTML
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.23%) Symfony
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
1 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
2 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.68%) ETL
3 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Content Management
5 1 (3.23%) Document Management
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
5 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VBA
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Business Objects
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Novell
4 1 (3.23%) Apple