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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 29 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Contract jobs citing NHS 73 38 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.44% 2.57% 3.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.97% 10.83% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 23 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £429 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £12.51 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.84% -30.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.46 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.01 £20.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.84%
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
457 351 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.81% 23.76% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 177 231
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £25.40 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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 +32 46 £350 -17.64% 15
Bradford +2 11 £250 +33.33% 1
Otley - - - -
NHS
Yorkshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (20.44%) SQL
2 22 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.41%) Splunk
3 17 (12.41%) Service Management
4 16 (11.68%) C#
4 16 (11.68%) .NET
4 16 (11.68%) Web Services
4 16 (11.68%) Python
4 16 (11.68%) Automated Testing
5 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (10.95%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (10.95%) CentOS
5 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET
5 15 (10.95%) SQL Server
5 15 (10.95%) JavaScript
6 14 (10.22%) Management Information System
6 14 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (9.49%) Project Management
7 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
7 13 (9.49%) Ubuntu
7 13 (9.49%) .NET Framework
7 13 (9.49%) Web Development
8 11 (8.03%) Finance
8 11 (8.03%) Data Modelling
9 10 (7.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (6.57%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.57%) Puppet

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (5.84%) nginx
2 7 (5.11%) Apache
3 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) Firewall
2 5 (3.65%) SAN
3 2 (1.46%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.73%) Wireless
4 1 (0.73%) WLAN
4 1 (0.73%) DHCP
4 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.73%) DNS
4 1 (0.73%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.92%) Redis
6 3 (2.19%) Riak
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.46%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.73%) EDMS
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.73%) Big Data
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) JMeter
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.46%) Selenium
2 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.73%) JIRA
2 1 (0.73%) Toad
2 1 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (8.03%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.65%) Legal
4 2 (1.46%) Local Government
5 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (27.74%) Analyst
2 24 (17.52%) Developer
3 15 (10.95%) .NET Developer
4 10 (7.30%) Architect
4 10 (7.30%) Programme Manager
4 10 (7.30%) Information Analyst
5 9 (6.57%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.57%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.11%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.65%) NHS Project Manager
9 5 (3.65%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (2.92%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.92%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.92%) Business Information Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) Senior Architect
10 4 (2.92%) NHS Programme Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.68%) .NET
1 16 (11.68%) Web Services
2 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET
3 14 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (9.49%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.46%) XML
7 1 (0.73%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.73%) MDX
7 1 (0.73%) HTML
7 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) Reference Data
4 4 (2.92%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.19%) Open Source
5 3 (2.19%) Informatics
6 2 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.95%) CentOS
2 13 (9.49%) Ubuntu
3 9 (6.57%) Linux
4 8 (5.84%) Windows
5 4 (2.92%) UNIX
5 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.19%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.73%) Android
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (12.41%) Service Management
3 16 (11.68%) Automated Testing
4 15 (10.95%) Dependency Injection
5 14 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (9.49%) Project Management
6 13 (9.49%) Web Development
7 11 (8.03%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.57%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.57%) Workflow
8 9 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.57%) Programme Management
9 7 (5.11%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.11%) Quality Management
9 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.38%) ITIL
10 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.38%) QMS
10 6 (4.38%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.65%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.44%) SQL
2 16 (11.68%) C#
2 16 (11.68%) Python
3 15 (10.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.92%) Java
5 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.46%) PHP
6 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.92%) ISEB
4 3 (2.19%) Degree
4 3 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.73%) MCSE
6 1 (0.73%) MCSA
6 1 (0.73%) MCP
6 1 (0.73%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) QA
2 5 (3.65%) SLA
3 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) Puppet
2 6 (4.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.73%) Nagios
3 1 (0.73%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Splunk
2 7 (5.11%) Oracle
3 6 (4.38%) Cisco
3 6 (4.38%) VMware
4 4 (2.92%) CheckPoint
4 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.92%) HP
4 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.19%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.46%) NetApp
6 2 (1.46%) Dell
7 1 (0.73%) Capita
7 1 (0.73%) Apple
7 1 (0.73%) IBM
7 1 (0.73%) Novell
7 1 (0.73%) Citrix
7 1 (0.73%) Remedy
7 1 (0.73%) McAfee
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £190 - £210 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £255.00 - £355.00 per day + Negotiable upon skills
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 160-170 Per Day + LImited worker benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wakefield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago