The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
England / North East
Rank 73 60 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Contract jobs citing NHS 17 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.87% 1.70% 4.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.78% 5.23% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 17
Median daily rate £350 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £519 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.31 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +3.36%

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
294 287 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.41% 32.50% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 195 86
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.75 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +55.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £10.51 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £23.05 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the North East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -8 17 £350 -7.28% 2
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for NHS.

1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (30.00%) TDD
4 8 (26.67%) Ruby
4 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 8 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (16.67%) Play Framework
5 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (16.67%) HTML5
5 5 (16.67%) BDD
5 5 (16.67%) CSS3
5 5 (16.67%) REST
5 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (16.67%) Django
5 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.67%) Scala
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (16.67%) JSON
6 4 (13.33%) QA
6 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) MySQL
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) SQL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (10.00%) Sahi
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
1 3 (10.00%) WATIR
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Digital Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (13.33%) Digital Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Digital Technical Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Service Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) NHS Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) CSS
1 10 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (16.67%) CSS3
2 5 (16.67%) Django
2 5 (16.67%) HTML5
2 5 (16.67%) JSON
2 5 (16.67%) Play Framework
2 5 (16.67%) REST
2 5 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) TDD
3 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.67%) BDD
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 4 (13.33%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Kanban
5 4 (13.33%) Open Source
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Ruby
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) Scala
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.67%) CISM
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (13.33%) QA
3 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft