Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 58 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.66% 0.90% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% 2.70% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £406 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +306.25% -50.00%
10th Percentile £319 £231 £90
90th Percentile £498 £515 £110
East of England median daily rate £265 £250 £250
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.33 - £29.50
10th Percentile £10.16 - £17.10
90th Percentile £12.49 - £41.90
East of England median hourly rate £23.23 £9.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +158.06% -32.08% -11.67%

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 178 222 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 29.37% 33.28% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 154 117
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £255
90th Percentile £554 £543 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £45.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.86% +40.11%
10th Percentile £13.71 £11.13 £23.30
90th Percentile £19.83 £39.38 £47.95
East of England median hourly rate £20.04 £19.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.41% +2.00% -36.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 3 £375 -16.67% 1
Bedford +1 1 - -
NHS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Scala
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 3 (75.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon Athena
1 3 (75.00%) Data Science
2 2 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (50.00%) Luigi
2 2 (50.00%) PMO
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Acquisition
2 2 (50.00%) MLlib
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (50.00%) Linear Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (50.00%) Luigi
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon Athena
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
1 3 (75.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Science Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) MLlib
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Science
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Acquisition
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Linear Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft