The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 53 38 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs citing NHS 75 70 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.33% 4.16% 2.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.56% 13.41% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £305 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% +35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £216 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £623 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.42 £23.75 £12.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% +89.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £30.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.44 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.81% -3.48%
NHS
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
649 522 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.82% 31.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 326 204
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -18 59 £470 +34.28% 9
Bradford -18 7 £306 +39.20% 3
Wakefield +4 1 - - 1
Halifax - 1 - -
NHS
Yorkshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 60 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.13%) SQL
3 24 (13.19%) Service Management
4 23 (12.64%) PRINCE2
4 23 (12.64%) Project Management
5 21 (11.54%) Scrum
6 20 (10.99%) Microsoft
7 18 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (9.89%) SQL Server
7 18 (9.89%) Finance
8 17 (9.34%) User Experience
9 15 (8.24%) Windows
9 15 (8.24%) Workflow
10 14 (7.69%) Programme Management
10 14 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 14 (7.69%) Ubuntu
10 14 (7.69%) CentOS
10 14 (7.69%) Software Delivery
11 13 (7.14%) VMware
12 12 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.59%) Matrix Management
12 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (6.04%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.04%) Splunk
13 11 (6.04%) .NET
13 11 (6.04%) Oracle
14 10 (5.49%) VMware Server
14 10 (5.49%) Coaching
15 9 (4.95%) Security Cleared
15 9 (4.95%) T-SQL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.55%) IIS
1 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.40%) SAN
2 4 (2.20%) LAN
2 4 (2.20%) WAN
3 3 (1.65%) Network Security
4 2 (1.10%) LDAP
5 1 (0.55%) WebEx
5 1 (0.55%) SSL
5 1 (0.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.65%) MS Access
4 3 (1.65%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.55%) OLAP
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.30%) NUnit
1 6 (3.30%) Selenium
2 3 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.10%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.55%) Toad
4 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.55%) JIRA
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (9.89%) Finance
2 3 (1.65%) Local Government
3 1 (0.55%) Back Office
3 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (20.33%) Analyst
2 20 (10.99%) Technical Architect
2 20 (10.99%) Architect
3 16 (8.79%) Developer
4 15 (8.24%) Programme Manager
5 14 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.59%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.49%) Information Analyst
8 8 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.85%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) NHS Information Analyst
10 6 (3.30%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.30%) Product Manager
11 5 (2.75%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (2.75%) NHS Project Manager
11 5 (2.75%) NHS Programme Manager
11 5 (2.75%) NHS Business Analyst
12 4 (2.20%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.04%) .NET
2 6 (3.30%) .NET Framework
2 6 (3.30%) RESTful
2 6 (3.30%) Entity Framework
2 6 (3.30%) jQuery
2 6 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (1.65%) NLog
3 3 (1.65%) Mustache
3 3 (1.65%) Underscore.js
3 3 (1.65%) SignalR
3 3 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (1.65%) Backbone.js
3 3 (1.65%) Ninject
3 3 (1.65%) JSON
3 3 (1.65%) HTML
3 3 (1.65%) NHibernate
3 3 (1.65%) CSS
4 2 (1.10%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.10%) Itk
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.34%) User Experience
2 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.30%) Informatics
3 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.65%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.10%) iPad
5 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.10%) PMI
5 2 (1.10%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.55%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.55%) Replication
6 1 (0.55%) Economics
6 1 (0.55%) PKI
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
6 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.55%) Blog
6 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.24%) Windows
2 14 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 14 (7.69%) CentOS
3 8 (4.40%) Linux
3 8 (4.40%) UNIX
4 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.20%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.19%) Service Management
3 23 (12.64%) PRINCE2
3 23 (12.64%) Project Management
4 21 (11.54%) Scrum
5 18 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (8.24%) Workflow
7 14 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 14 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 12 (6.59%) Matrix Management
8 12 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.04%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.49%) Coaching
11 9 (4.95%) ITIL
12 8 (4.40%) ITSM
12 8 (4.40%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.85%) CRM
13 7 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (3.85%) Analytics
13 7 (3.85%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.13%) SQL
2 9 (4.95%) T-SQL
3 8 (4.40%) C#
4 6 (3.30%) Python
5 3 (1.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.65%) VB
6 2 (1.10%) VBA
6 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (4.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.55%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
4 1 (0.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) SLA
2 5 (2.75%) QA
3 4 (2.20%) HL7
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.49%) VMware Server
2 7 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.65%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.14%) VMware
3 11 (6.04%) Splunk
3 11 (6.04%) Oracle
4 4 (2.20%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.65%) InterSystems
6 2 (1.10%) Cerner
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco
7 1 (0.55%) HP
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