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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 44 39 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing NHS 65 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.61% 4.45% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.06% 23.05% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 23
Average daily rate £309 £306 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -11.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 10
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £11.00 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £18.75 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.95%
Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
360 256 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.97% 19.32% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 135 134
Average daily rate £325 £320 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.76 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -3 40 £290 -25.16% 10
Wakefield - - - - 1
NHS
Yorkshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (20.71%) SQL
2 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
3 22 (15.71%) Management Information System
4 20 (14.29%) .NET
4 20 (14.29%) C#
5 17 (12.14%) Project Management
6 16 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (10.00%) Informatics
7 14 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
8 13 (9.29%) Web Services
8 13 (9.29%) Kanban
8 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET
10 11 (7.86%) Python
10 11 (7.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (7.86%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (7.86%) Puppet
10 11 (7.86%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (7.14%) Splunk
11 10 (7.14%) Degree
11 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
11 10 (7.14%) Oracle
11 10 (7.14%) Service Management
12 9 (6.43%) Back Office
12 9 (6.43%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.43%) Data Modelling
12 9 (6.43%) .NET Framework
12 9 (6.43%) Ubuntu

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (6.43%) nginx
2 6 (4.29%) Apache
2 6 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.71%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.71%) CMS
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Spreadsheet
1 6 (4.29%) MS Office
1 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Project
2 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) Firewall
2 4 (2.86%) SAN
3 2 (1.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) VoIP
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (7.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.43%) Redis
8 2 (1.43%) Riak
9 1 (0.71%) MySQL
9 1 (0.71%) OLAP
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.71%) QlikView
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
3 1 (0.71%) NUnit
General
1 9 (6.43%) Back Office
2 8 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (5.71%) Finance
3 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.43%) Local Government
4 2 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Law
5 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (17.86%) Developer
2 22 (15.71%) Analyst
3 13 (9.29%) Architect
4 12 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 10 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.14%) DBA
6 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (5.71%) Programme Manager
7 6 (4.29%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.29%) Consultant
8 5 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Information Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (2.86%) SQL DBA
9 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (2.86%) NHS Project Manager
9 4 (2.86%) NHS Programme Manager
9 4 (2.86%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.29%) .NET
2 13 (9.29%) Web Services
3 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.43%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (4.29%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.43%) jQuery
7 2 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.43%) XML
7 2 (1.43%) HTML
7 2 (1.43%) Itk
8 1 (0.71%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.71%) CSS
8 1 (0.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.71%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (0.71%) WCF
8 1 (0.71%) LINQ
8 1 (0.71%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.00%) Informatics
3 5 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.86%) Open Source
4 4 (2.86%) Clustering
4 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.43%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) IVR
6 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.71%) W3C
6 1 (0.71%) DTV
6 1 (0.71%) iPhone
6 1 (0.71%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.43%) Ubuntu
2 8 (5.71%) CentOS
3 7 (5.00%) Windows
4 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.86%) Android
5 3 (2.14%) Linux
6 2 (1.43%) UNIX
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.14%) Project Management
2 14 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (9.29%) Kanban
3 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (7.86%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (7.14%) Service Management
6 9 (6.43%) PRINCE2
6 9 (6.43%) Data Modelling
7 8 (5.71%) Web Development
7 8 (5.71%) Automated Testing
7 8 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 8 (5.71%) Workflow
7 8 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (5.00%) Identity Management
8 7 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.00%) Scrum
8 7 (5.00%) ETL
8 7 (5.00%) Data Management
8 7 (5.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.71%) SQL
2 20 (14.29%) C#
3 11 (7.86%) Python
4 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (1.43%) VB
6 2 (1.43%) C
6 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.71%) Java
7 1 (0.71%) PHP
7 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.71%) VBA
7 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.71%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Degree
2 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) ISEB
4 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) CISSP
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.71%) MCP
6 1 (0.71%) CIPD
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) QA
2 5 (3.57%) SLA
3 3 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) BS7799
4 1 (0.71%) BS25999
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) Puppet
2 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.71%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) Splunk
2 10 (7.14%) Oracle
3 8 (5.71%) Cisco
4 4 (2.86%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.86%) Apple
5 2 (1.43%) Remedy
5 2 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (0.71%) BT
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £349 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable upon experience
Posted: 25 days ago