Period
to 26 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 26 May 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 72 61
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 -12
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.98% 0.91% 2.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 3.01% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 21
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £363 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +18.85% +1.67%
10th Percentile £286 £222 £215
90th Percentile £453 £454 £424
West Midlands median daily rate £406 £334 £300
% change year-on-year +21.81% +11.17% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.79 - £11.00
10th Percentile £13.99 - £10.50
90th Percentile £22.64 - £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.79 £12.24 £12.40
% change year-on-year +78.02% -1.29% -27.06%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 464 365 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.25% 30.32% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 240 298
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £200
90th Percentile £568 £504 £552
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.06% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £19.40 £13.43 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.42% -4.07% -37.08%
10th Percentile £13.38 £11.09 £10.63
90th Percentile £65.63 £30.83 £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.12% +13.76% -36.10%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Birmingham

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Birmingham

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Birmingham

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for NHS.

1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (46.67%) PMO
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) vSphere
5 4 (26.67%) DbUnit
5 4 (26.67%) Mockito
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) PowerMock
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) Apache Camel
5 4 (26.67%) SonarQube
5 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
5 4 (26.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Spring
5 4 (26.67%) Maven
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) DbUnit
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) jMock
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
1 4 (26.67%) Mockito
1 4 (26.67%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Compliance Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Information Governance Officer
3 2 (13.33%) Information Officer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) J2EE
2 6 (40.00%) RESTful
3 4 (26.67%) Apache Camel
3 4 (26.67%) PowerMock
3 4 (26.67%) SOAP
3 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
4 2 (13.33%) Angular 2
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) Durandal
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (13.33%) LESS
4 2 (13.33%) React
4 2 (13.33%) Redux
4 2 (13.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (13.33%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (13.33%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Kanban
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) PMO
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (26.67%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) Docker
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware