Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 183 132
Rank change year-on-year -20 -51 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 54 61 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.91% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 2.22% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 110
City of London median daily rate £325 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £181 £176 £162
90th Percentile £550 £510 £476
Central London median daily rate £425 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +25.00% +13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
City of London median hourly rate £14.04 - £18.00
10th Percentile £13.31 - £12.50
90th Percentile £154.95 - £22.20
Central London median hourly rate £14.04 - £18.00

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3112 2751 3550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.48% 41.08% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2144 2819
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 54
City of London median hourly rate £22.26 £19.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -3.80% +12.86%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £55.00 £42.17
Central London median hourly rate £21.31 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.51% -7.75% +14.29%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the City of London

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in the City of London

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in the City of London

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in the City of London

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NHS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for NHS.

1 24 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.93%) Finance
4 11 (20.37%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) HTML
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.81%) CSS
7 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (11.11%) User Experience
8 6 (11.11%) React
8 6 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 6 (11.11%) Windows
8 6 (11.11%) PHP
8 6 (11.11%) Project Management
8 6 (11.11%) jQuery
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (7.41%) Marketing
9 4 (7.41%) Degree
9 4 (7.41%) TDD
9 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
9 4 (7.41%) MySQL
9 4 (7.41%) Sass

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (5.56%) CMS
1 3 (5.56%) WordPress
2 2 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) nginx
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
1 1 (1.85%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) GitHub
1 1 (1.85%) Google Drive
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
1 1 (1.85%) Slack
1 1 (1.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DHCP
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) MS Access
4 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.85%) Bower
3 1 (1.85%) Grunt
3 1 (1.85%) gulp
3 1 (1.85%) PhpStorm
3 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Information Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Architect
4 3 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.70%) Angular Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (3.70%) NHS Performance Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Server Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) HTML
2 8 (14.81%) CSS
3 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 6 (11.11%) jQuery
3 6 (11.11%) React
4 4 (7.41%) HTML5
4 4 (7.41%) RESTful
4 4 (7.41%) Sass
5 3 (5.56%) Node.js
5 3 (5.56%) Redux
6 2 (3.70%) .NET
6 2 (3.70%) Ajax
6 2 (3.70%) Browserify
6 2 (3.70%) CSS3
6 2 (3.70%) LAMP
6 2 (3.70%) LESS
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.85%) Symfony
7 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.70%) Fintech
4 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.70%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 6 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (7.41%) Front End Development
4 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
4 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
4 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.41%) TDD
5 3 (5.56%) Change Control
5 3 (5.56%) Change Management
5 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.56%) Information Governance
5 3 (5.56%) ITIL
5 3 (5.56%) Open Source
5 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.56%) SDLC
6 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.37%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) PHP
4 3 (5.56%) C#
4 3 (5.56%) TypeScript
4 3 (5.56%) VBA
5 2 (3.70%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.70%) MCP
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) APMP
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.70%) PMO
3 1 (1.85%) HL7
3 1 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Kibana
1 1 (1.85%) logstash
1 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Sophos
3 2 (3.70%) McAfee
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.85%) Cerner
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.85%) Xamarin