Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 70 82
Rank change year-on-year +24 +12 +4
Contract jobs citing NHS 10 24 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.75% 2.13% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.19% 8.03% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 13
Median daily rate £350 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% +91.55%
10th Percentile £124 £145 £228
90th Percentile £386 £519 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £250 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -28.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £10.61
% change year-on-year +36.00% +17.84% -44.59%

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 139 299 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 24.34% 26.55% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 197 268
Median daily rate £428 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.57% +15.63% +4.58%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £248
90th Percentile £652 £630 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -18.92% +24.54%
10th Percentile £17.33 £12.75 £11.90
90th Percentile £43.25 £18.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.93 £15.93
% change year-on-year +31.87% - -20.38%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Birmingham

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NHS in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for NHS in Birmingham

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NHS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for NHS in Birmingham

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NHS in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for NHS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) Azure
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) OneDrive
5 1 (10.00%) scikit-learn
5 1 (10.00%) Jupyter
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) TensorFlow
5 1 (10.00%) Power BI
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (10.00%) XGBoost
5 1 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (10.00%) PyCharm
5 1 (10.00%) Data Science
5 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Anaconda

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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
1 2 (20.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (10.00%) Power BI
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PyCharm
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) NHS Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) NHS Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) Anaconda
1 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (10.00%) Pandas
1 1 (10.00%) scikit-learn
1 1 (10.00%) TensorFlow
1 1 (10.00%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Data Munging
2 1 (10.00%) Data Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle