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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 29 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing NHS 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.19% 6.02% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.98% 26.67% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Average daily rate
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£249 £221 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% -31.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.84% -15.71%
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
53 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 24.65% 22.56% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 19
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £191 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £535 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.71 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.48% +2.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 7 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.14%) Intranet
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) SLA
5 2 (7.14%) Apache
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) NHS Data Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) NHS Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Information Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Clinical Coder
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.14%) NHS Information Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Project Officer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Network Technician
6 1 (3.57%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.57%) CSS3
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) Symfony
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (7.14%) ETL
2 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Content Management
3 1 (3.57%) Web Development
3 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Scrum
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) MVC
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) OO
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Apple