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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 35 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 80 44 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.67% 2.90% 3.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.52% 11.86% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 29 29
Average daily rate
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£305 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £680 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.09 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -23.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.47 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.90 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £15.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.58% -7.10%
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
432 371 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.23% 24.49% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 206 220
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.26 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +21 52 £325 -38.09% 30
Bradford +4 13 £250 -20.63%
Otley - - - -
NHS
Yorkshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 38 (26.57%) SQL
2 29 (20.28%) .NET
3 28 (19.58%) ASP.NET
4 27 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (17.48%) SQL Server
6 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 22 (15.38%) C#
7 21 (14.69%) Automated Testing
8 20 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 20 (13.99%) Web Services
9 19 (13.29%) Dependency Injection
10 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
10 18 (12.59%) Web Development
10 18 (12.59%) .NET Framework
10 18 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (11.89%) Splunk
12 14 (9.79%) Oracle
13 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
13 13 (9.09%) Service Management
14 12 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (8.39%) SC Cleared
15 11 (7.69%) CentOS
15 11 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (7.69%) Management Information System
15 11 (7.69%) Project Management
15 11 (7.69%) Programme Management
16 10 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (6.99%) Java
16 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (2.80%) Apache
2 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.10%) nginx
3 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) MS Office
2 6 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) LDAP
2 5 (3.50%) SAN
3 2 (1.40%) Firewall
3 2 (1.40%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.70%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.70%) Wireless
4 1 (0.70%) WLAN
4 1 (0.70%) DHCP
4 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.10%) FileMaker
8 2 (1.40%) Redis
8 2 (1.40%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.70%) EDMS
9 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) Riak
9 1 (0.70%) Big Data
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) JMeter
1 2 (1.40%) Selenium
2 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) Toad
2 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (6.29%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Legal
2 5 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.10%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.40%) Local Government
4 2 (1.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (26.57%) Analyst
2 36 (25.17%) Developer
3 24 (16.78%) .NET Developer
4 12 (8.39%) SQL Developer
5 11 (7.69%) Programme Manager
6 9 (6.29%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.29%) Information Analyst
7 8 (5.59%) Architect
7 8 (5.59%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.50%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (3.50%) NHS Project Manager
8 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (2.80%) NHS Business Analyst
9 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (2.80%) Applications Support
9 4 (2.80%) Senior Architect
9 4 (2.80%) NHS Programme Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.28%) .NET
2 28 (19.58%) ASP.NET
3 20 (13.99%) Web Services
3 20 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 18 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (12.59%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.40%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.70%) MDX
6 1 (0.70%) jQuery
6 1 (0.70%) HTML
6 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.50%) Informatics
4 3 (2.10%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.10%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.10%) Open Source
5 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.40%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.69%) CentOS
2 9 (6.29%) Linux
2 9 (6.29%) Ubuntu
3 8 (5.59%) Windows
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.10%) UNIX
5 3 (2.10%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.69%) Automated Testing
3 19 (13.29%) Dependency Injection
4 18 (12.59%) Web Development
5 13 (9.09%) Service Management
6 11 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.69%) Project Management
6 11 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 9 (6.29%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.90%) ETL
9 7 (4.90%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.20%) ITIL
10 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.20%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.20%) Workflow
10 6 (4.20%) Data Analysis
11 5 (3.50%) Migration
11 5 (3.50%) Quality Management
11 5 (3.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.57%) SQL
2 22 (15.38%) C#
2 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 10 (6.99%) Java
5 9 (6.29%) Python
6 4 (2.80%) VBA
7 3 (2.10%) PHP
8 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.10%) ISEB
3 3 (2.10%) Degree
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.70%) MCSE
4 1 (0.70%) MCSA
4 1 (0.70%) CCNA
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) QA
2 6 (4.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Puppet
2 4 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.70%) Nagios
3 1 (0.70%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 17 (11.89%) Splunk
2 14 (9.79%) Oracle
3 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.90%) VMware
5 4 (2.80%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.80%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.10%) HP
7 2 (1.40%) Dell
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco
7 2 (1.40%) NetApp
8 1 (0.70%) Novell
8 1 (0.70%) Capita
8 1 (0.70%) Remedy
8 1 (0.70%) McAfee
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix
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