The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bradford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 15 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.73% 0.52% 3.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.51% 2.17% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£220 £98 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.64% -73.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 23.08% 24.08% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 14
Average daily rate £275 £248 £209
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -30.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
NHS
West Yorkshire

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
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 25 July 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 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (14.29%) Local Government
3 2 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) Novell
4 1 (7.14%) ZENworks
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Clinical Coder
3 1 (7.14%) NHS Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ZENworks
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Dell
1 1 (7.14%) Novell
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee