Period
to 23 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

National Health Service (NHS)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 56 51
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.80% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.50% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £238 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -47.22% +291.30%
East of England median daily rate £214 £250 £275
% change year-on-year -14.50% -9.09% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £11.33 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.02% -59.83%
East of England median hourly rate £17.38 £11.33 £12.05
% change year-on-year +53.42% -6.02% -22.26%

NHS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 131 200 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 28.98% 31.85% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 144 105
Bedfordshire median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - -
10th Percentile £198 £174 £132
90th Percentile £594 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £420 £359
% change year-on-year +4.17% +17.07% -8.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +27.98% -69.79%
10th Percentile £17.10 £10.16 £11.32
90th Percentile £33.50 £29.38 £34.22
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -14.44% +25.00% -20.00%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Bedfordshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NHS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Bedfordshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Bedfordshire