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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 19 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.38% 3.49% 4.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.38% 14.52% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Average daily rate £231 £248 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £224 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £387 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.44 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.19 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +1.69%
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
39 62 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 28.47% 24.03% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 17
Average daily rate £400 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +49.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £18.10 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £19.00 £26.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) VBA
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Access
2 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Civica
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Management
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (27.78%) MS Access
2 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) NHS Data Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.11%) NHS Information Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Rollout Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Information Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Civica