Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 19 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 - 129
Rank change year-on-year - +129 -12
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% - 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £227 - -
Scotland median daily rate £170 £275 £214
% change year-on-year -38.36% +28.81% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £22.63
Scotland median hourly rate - - £14.75

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 815 673 907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.19% 31.55% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 369 425
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £260 £255 £225
90th Percentile £548 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% +16.67% +18.83%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.15 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £29.95
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -3.45%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Edinburgh

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Edinburgh

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Edinburgh

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for NHS.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Research
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Support Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Research
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP