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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 33 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Contract jobs citing NHS 110 61 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.32% 3.35% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.13% 12.87% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 38 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £149 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £486 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.25 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 - £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 - £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -17.97%
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
575 474 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.80% 26.00% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 298 185
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 16
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.13 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.75 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 May 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
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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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 +27 95 £385 +50.98% 11
Bradford -14 9 £249 +12.42%
Dewsbury - 2 - -
Wakefield +3 1 £140 -46.66%
NHS
Yorkshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 49 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.71%) PRINCE2
3 40 (20.20%) Microsoft
3 40 (20.20%) Service Management
4 36 (18.18%) SQL
5 29 (14.65%) MS Excel
6 22 (11.11%) Finance
6 22 (11.11%) Scrum
7 21 (10.61%) Project Management
8 20 (10.10%) ITSM
8 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (10.10%) Programme Management
8 20 (10.10%) SQL Server
9 19 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (8.59%) Matrix Management
11 16 (8.08%) ITIL
11 16 (8.08%) Mentoring
11 16 (8.08%) Software Delivery
12 15 (7.58%) Coaching
12 15 (7.58%) SLA
13 13 (6.57%) Ubuntu
13 13 (6.57%) Security Cleared
13 13 (6.57%) CentOS
13 13 (6.57%) Windows
14 12 (6.06%) C#
14 12 (6.06%) Data Analysis
15 11 (5.56%) .NET
15 11 (5.56%) Workflow
15 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (5.05%) User Experience

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.01%) IIS
3 2 (1.01%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.02%) MS Office
3 3 (1.52%) MS Project
4 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.03%) Intranet
2 4 (2.02%) SAN
3 3 (1.52%) LDAP
3 3 (1.52%) WebEx
4 2 (1.01%) LAN
4 2 (1.01%) WAN
4 2 (1.01%) SSL
4 2 (1.01%) Firewall
5 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.02%) QlikView
5 4 (2.02%) MS Access
6 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.51%) OLAP
8 1 (0.51%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Selenium
1 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.52%) NUnit
2 3 (1.52%) SpecFlow
2 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.51%) Toad
4 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 22 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (1.52%) Publishing
2 3 (1.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (21.21%) Analyst
2 20 (10.10%) Developer
3 19 (9.60%) Architect
4 17 (8.59%) Project Manager
5 15 (7.58%) Programme Manager
6 14 (7.07%) Business Analyst
6 14 (7.07%) Data Analyst
6 14 (7.07%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 8 (4.04%) NHS Data Analyst
8 8 (4.04%) SQL Developer
8 8 (4.04%) NHS Project Manager
9 7 (3.54%) Information Analyst
9 7 (3.54%) NHS Business Analyst
10 6 (3.03%) Product Manager
10 6 (3.03%) Technical Author
10 6 (3.03%) Author
11 5 (2.53%) Technical Support
11 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (2.53%) Programme Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.56%) .NET
2 7 (3.54%) HTML
2 7 (3.54%) CSS
3 6 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (3.03%) jQuery
4 5 (2.53%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.53%) Entity Framework
5 4 (2.02%) Ninject
5 4 (2.02%) SignalR
5 4 (2.02%) Backbone.js
5 4 (2.02%) Mustache
5 4 (2.02%) Underscore.js
5 4 (2.02%) NLog
5 4 (2.02%) XML
6 3 (1.52%) XSD
6 3 (1.52%) XSLT
6 3 (1.52%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.05%) User Experience
3 7 (3.54%) Informatics
4 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.52%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.01%) Economics
6 2 (1.01%) Statistics
6 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.01%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.01%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.01%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.51%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.51%) PKI
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
7 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.57%) Ubuntu
1 13 (6.57%) CentOS
1 13 (6.57%) Windows
2 8 (4.04%) Linux
3 6 (3.03%) UNIX
4 5 (2.53%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) Debian
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.71%) PRINCE2
3 40 (20.20%) Service Management
4 22 (11.11%) Scrum
5 21 (10.61%) Project Management
6 20 (10.10%) ITSM
6 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (10.10%) Programme Management
7 19 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (8.59%) Matrix Management
9 16 (8.08%) ITIL
9 16 (8.08%) Mentoring
9 16 (8.08%) Software Delivery
10 15 (7.58%) Coaching
11 12 (6.06%) Data Analysis
12 11 (5.56%) Workflow
13 10 (5.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (4.55%) CRM
14 9 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.18%) SQL
2 12 (6.06%) C#
3 8 (4.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.03%) Python
5 5 (2.53%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.02%) Ruby
7 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.52%) VB
7 3 (1.52%) VBA
7 3 (1.52%) Java
8 2 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) C
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.02%) Degree
3 3 (1.52%) ISEB
3 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.51%) CIPD
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.58%) SLA
2 5 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) HL7
3 1 (0.51%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (3.03%) VMware Server
2 5 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) AirWatch
1 2 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.55%) Oracle
3 8 (4.04%) Splunk
4 7 (3.54%) VMware
5 5 (2.53%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.02%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.01%) Cisco
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.51%) Apple
8 1 (0.51%) HP
8 1 (0.51%) Dell
8 1 (0.51%) Fujitsu
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £225 - 250 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £100 - £200 Per Day Plus Ltd worker benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £100 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11.00 - £13.70 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago