The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 32 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Contract jobs citing NHS 75 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.49% 2.45% 3.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.53% 11.67% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 19 14
Average daily rate
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£303 £235 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.72% -35.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £204 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £426 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -8.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.19 £16.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-5.04% -8.59%
Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
384 317 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.01% 20.97% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 165 176
Average daily rate £350 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
NHS
Yorkshire

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 52 £340 -20.00% 24
Bradford +12 8 £220 +54.38%
Otley - - - -
NHS
Yorkshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 29 (22.14%) SQL
2 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.74%) Management Information System
4 16 (12.21%) Service Management
4 16 (12.21%) .NET
4 16 (12.21%) Web Services
4 16 (12.21%) C#
4 16 (12.21%) Python
4 16 (12.21%) Splunk
5 15 (11.45%) Data Modelling
6 14 (10.69%) JavaScript
6 14 (10.69%) Automated Testing
7 13 (9.92%) Ubuntu
7 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (9.92%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (9.92%) CentOS
7 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET
8 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.16%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (9.16%) Web Development
8 12 (9.16%) .NET Framework
8 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (8.40%) Data Analysis
9 11 (8.40%) Project Management
9 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (8.40%) Finance
10 10 (7.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (7.63%) MS Excel

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (6.11%) nginx
2 7 (5.34%) Apache
3 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Office
3 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.58%) SAN
1 6 (4.58%) Firewall
2 2 (1.53%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.16%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.05%) Redis
6 3 (2.29%) Riak
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Big Data
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) JMeter
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.53%) Selenium
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (8.40%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.34%) Back Office
4 5 (3.82%) Legal
5 2 (1.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Analyst
2 26 (19.85%) Developer
3 13 (9.92%) .NET Developer
4 11 (8.40%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.40%) Information Analyst
5 10 (7.63%) Architect
6 9 (6.87%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.34%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Programme Manager
8 6 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.82%) NHS Project Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (3.82%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.05%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.05%) Business Information Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.21%) .NET
1 16 (12.21%) Web Services
2 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET
3 12 (9.16%) .NET Framework
3 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.53%) MDX
5 2 (1.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.76%) HTML
6 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.34%) Informatics
3 4 (3.05%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.05%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.29%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (2.29%) Open Source
5 2 (1.53%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.76%) Statistics
6 1 (0.76%) PACS
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.92%) Ubuntu
1 13 (9.92%) CentOS
2 9 (6.87%) Windows
3 7 (5.34%) Linux
4 4 (3.05%) Android
4 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.29%) UNIX
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.21%) Service Management
3 15 (11.45%) Data Modelling
4 14 (10.69%) Automated Testing
5 13 (9.92%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.16%) Web Development
7 11 (8.40%) Data Analysis
7 11 (8.40%) Project Management
7 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.87%) Workflow
9 7 (5.34%) Quality Management
9 7 (5.34%) Information Management
10 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.58%) Data Architecture
10 6 (4.58%) QMS
10 6 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.82%) Information Governance
11 5 (3.82%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.14%) SQL
2 16 (12.21%) C#
2 16 (12.21%) Python
3 14 (10.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.58%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.29%) Java
6 2 (1.53%) PHP
6 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) Degree
3 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) ISEB
5 2 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.76%) CIPD
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
2 7 (5.34%) SLA
3 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) BS25999
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) Puppet
2 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) Splunk
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle
2 6 (4.58%) Cisco
3 4 (3.05%) Apple
3 4 (3.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.05%) VMware
4 3 (2.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.53%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.53%) HP
5 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.76%) Capita
6 1 (0.76%) Dell
6 1 (0.76%) Novell
6 1 (0.76%) McAfee
6 1 (0.76%) Citrix
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £240 - £250 Per Day NB. shifts of 4 days on/off
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 795 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £255.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £250 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago