The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 28 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.14% 4.14% 8.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.67% 17.95% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £300 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.69%
NHS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
60 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 32.09% 23.08% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 14
Median daily rate £475 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £246 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for NHS.

1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Case Management
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (14.29%) AutoMapper
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (14.29%) StructureMap
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Looker
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (7.14%) Power BI
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
5 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (14.29%) AutoMapper
3 2 (14.29%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Case Management
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Kronos
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau