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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank - 15 18
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 5.00% 3.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 17.65% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £313 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
20 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.93% 28.33% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 15
Median daily rate £475 £448 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +27.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 Midlands region with a requirement for NHS.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (100.00%) Case Management
2 3 (75.00%) AutoMapper
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) StructureMap
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) AutoMapper
2 3 (75.00%) StructureMap
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Case Management
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL