The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 28 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.55% 0.70% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.11% 2.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£356 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
NHS
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 67 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 31.91% 23.59% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 24
Average daily rate £375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 2
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.48 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.09% +39.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.80 £12.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

NHS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) HL7
2 5 (38.46%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (38.46%) Itk
3 3 (23.08%) CSS3
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Copywriting
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
4 1 (7.69%) Facebook
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Integration Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Trainer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Trainer
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Communications Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) Itk
2 3 (23.08%) CSS3
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Copywriting
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VB
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Facebook
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter