The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 102 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.58% 1.31% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 4.08% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £438 £314 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.44% +33.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £314 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.38% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +1.72%
NHS
North East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
499 196 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 41.41% 32.08% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 95 84
Median daily rate £320 £347 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% +20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £125 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.26 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.60 £12.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -47 7 £438 +39.44% 2
NHS
North East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for NHS.

1 4 (21.05%) Kofax
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (21.05%) User Stories
1 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (21.05%) OCR
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Microservices
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter
4 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Sass
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.26%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) CSS3
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) Sass
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (21.05%) OCR
1 4 (21.05%) User Stories
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.53%) Microservices
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Content Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Process Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Kofax
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Capita
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter