Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 18 November 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 159 168
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 -13
Contract jobs citing NHS 22 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 3
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.67% +31.58%
10th Percentile £140 £174 £309
90th Percentile £525 £578 £398
South East median daily rate £350 £228 £250
% change year-on-year +53.85% -9.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £18.57 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.38% +71.02%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £18.55 £21.38
% change year-on-year -2.98% -13.20% +64.42%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,319 1,391 1,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.47% 34.12% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 683 657
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £213 £224 £215
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 68 72
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -36.31% -1.88%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.50 £12.03
90th Percentile £45.60 £36.25 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £33.50 £19.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +73.22% -14.04% +22.10%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Berkshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Berkshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Berkshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Berkshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Reading -1 13 £291 +0.43% 3
Newbury - 8 £350 - 1
Slough - 1 £400 -
NHS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 15 (68.18%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (45.45%) Retail
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (36.36%) PMO
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Electronics
5 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 6 (27.27%) Service Management
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) SAP
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
5 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) MCDST
5 6 (27.27%) Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) Line Management
5 6 (27.27%) Software Asset Management
6 5 (22.73%) React
6 5 (22.73%) CSS3
6 5 (22.73%) Sass

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (22.73%) Liferay
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.55%) Documentum
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) FileNet
2 1 (4.55%) LiveCycle
2 1 (4.55%) LiveLink
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JMeter
2 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) DbUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.55%) jMock
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) webpack
3 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 10 (45.45%) Retail
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Electronics
3 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 6 (27.27%) Marketing
3 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Games
5 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Angular Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) React Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Backend Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) CSS3
4 5 (22.73%) J2EE
4 5 (22.73%) Java EE
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) React
4 5 (22.73%) RESTful
4 5 (22.73%) Sass
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 4 (18.18%) Durandal
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (18.18%) LESS
5 4 (18.18%) Redux
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (27.27%) Line Management
2 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
2 6 (27.27%) Software Asset Management
2 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 4 (18.18%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) MCDST
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) PMO
2 2 (9.09%) Def Stans
2 2 (9.09%) DO-178B
2 2 (9.09%) IEC 61508
3 1 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) AppDynamics
2 2 (9.09%) Dynatrace
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) FatWire
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Interwoven
3 1 (4.55%) OpenText
3 1 (4.55%) Sencha
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Talend
3 1 (4.55%) Vignette
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Workday
3 1 (4.55%) Xerox