The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 137 120 105
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs citing NHS 29 34 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 1.00% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 2.47% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 70
Median daily rate £375 £303 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £187 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £471 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.88 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+16.97% +0.84%
NHS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1283 1374 2160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.54% 40.25% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1056 1675
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 35
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.00 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for NHS.

1 42 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 20 (35.09%) HTML
4 16 (28.07%) CSS
5 14 (24.56%) PHP
6 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
7 9 (15.79%) Magento
8 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
8 8 (14.04%) Marketing
8 8 (14.04%) Front End Development
9 7 (12.28%) jQuery
9 7 (12.28%) Linux
9 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.53%) SQL
10 6 (10.53%) CSS3
11 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (8.77%) HTML5
11 5 (8.77%) MySQL
11 5 (8.77%) Degree
12 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
12 4 (7.02%) Java
12 4 (7.02%) MS Office
12 4 (7.02%) Python
12 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
12 4 (7.02%) Project Management
12 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
12 4 (7.02%) Wireframes
13 3 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
13 3 (5.26%) Sass

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) Drupal
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) CMS
2 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Magento
2 1 (1.75%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.75%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.75%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) FTP
2 2 (3.51%) SSH
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MySQL
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.51%) Biml
4 2 (3.51%) MS Access
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.51%) Grunt
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 8 (14.04%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Interactive Media
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (15.79%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Magento Developer
5 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Field Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.51%) PHP Magento Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) CSS
3 7 (12.28%) jQuery
4 6 (10.53%) CSS3
5 5 (8.77%) HTML5
6 3 (5.26%) Sass
7 2 (3.51%) Ajax
7 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.51%) LAMP
7 2 (3.51%) LESS
7 2 (3.51%) Marionette.js
7 2 (3.51%) RESTful
7 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.51%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.51%) XHTML
8 1 (1.75%) CGI
8 1 (1.75%) Core Data
8 1 (1.75%) Django
8 1 (1.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.75%) Informatics
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
2 8 (14.04%) Front End Development
3 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.02%) Project Management
4 4 (7.02%) Wireframes
5 3 (5.26%) BDD
5 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.26%) Migration
5 3 (5.26%) Open Source
5 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.26%) Scrum
5 3 (5.26%) TDD
6 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.51%) Data Management
6 2 (3.51%) Operations Management
6 2 (3.51%) Pair Programming
6 2 (3.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.56%) PHP
3 6 (10.53%) SQL
4 4 (7.02%) Java
4 4 (7.02%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) MCP
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.51%) MCSA
3 2 (3.51%) RHCE
4 1 (1.75%) CCA
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ECDL
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) DICOM
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Adobe
2 3 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Alteryx
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) Cerner
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix
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