Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 83 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 -25 -11
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.94% 1.02% 2.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% 3.47% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 27
Birmingham median daily rate £192 £400 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.13% +58.42% -8.18%
10th Percentile £153 £225 £213
90th Percentile £378 £450 £416
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £334 £300
% change year-on-year +4.95% +11.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.79 £19.61 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.12% +78.27% -51.11%
10th Percentile £20.95 £18.52 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.64 £20.70 £15.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.79 £16.71 £11.50
% change year-on-year +30.40% +45.30% -29.23%

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 480 403 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.98% 29.29% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 263 211
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% +7.41%
10th Percentile £217 £225 £200
90th Percentile £563 £545 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 18
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.90 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.97% +5.26% -28.75%
10th Percentile £15.86 £10.89 £10.50
90th Percentile £80.20 £26.43 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.79 £18.47 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.98% +5.54% -12.50%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) PMO
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) Law
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Java EE
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (13.33%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection

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 Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
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 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) jMock
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Mockito
1 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Law
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Project Officer
2 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Compliance Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Information Governance Officer
2 2 (13.33%) Information Officer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) ICT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Junior IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Junior IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
2 2 (13.33%) Angular 2
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
2 2 (13.33%) Durandal
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) Java EE
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (13.33%) LESS
2 2 (13.33%) React
2 2 (13.33%) Redux
2 2 (13.33%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
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
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
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 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Information Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ECDL
3 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PMO
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) VMware