The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 66 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 -36  
Contract jobs citing NHS 28 31 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.76% 2.17% 5.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.56% 7.52% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 45
Median daily rate £400 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £170 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £663 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £19.43 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.07 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.18% -10.00%  

NHS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 327 412 281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 32.19% 28.79% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 288 170
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 19
Median hourly rate £18.35 £17.93 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +15.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £26.30 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing NHS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Leeds

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Leeds

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Leeds over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Leeds

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for NHS.

1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (20.37%) Open Source
3 11 (20.37%) Java
3 11 (20.37%) SQL
4 10 (18.52%) Finance
4 10 (18.52%) Degree
4 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.67%) PHP
5 9 (16.67%) Linux
5 9 (16.67%) Splunk
6 8 (14.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (14.81%) CRM
7 7 (12.96%) Nagios
7 7 (12.96%) Apache
7 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
7 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
7 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (12.96%) LAPP Stack
7 7 (12.96%) Docker
7 7 (12.96%) Redis
7 7 (12.96%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (12.96%) Service Design
8 6 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (11.11%) Statistics
8 6 (11.11%) Project Management
8 6 (11.11%) JMeter

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (12.96%) Apache
1 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.56%) SAS
3 2 (3.70%) WordPress
4 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (7.41%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) LDAP
5 1 (1.85%) SMTP
5 1 (1.85%) SNMP
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (12.96%) Redis
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) JMeter
2 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) Grunt
4 1 (1.85%) gulp
4 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Law
2 4 (7.41%) Legal
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Architect
2 8 (14.81%) Developer
2 8 (14.81%) Technical Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Commercial Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.56%) IT Support
5 3 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 3 (5.56%) Tester
6 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Director
6 2 (3.70%) NHS Programme Manager
6 2 (3.70%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Services Director
6 2 (3.70%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.85%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) LESS
4 1 (1.85%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) RxJS
4 1 (1.85%) Sass
4 1 (1.85%) SignalR
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) CentOS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Open Source
3 8 (14.81%) CRM
4 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
4 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
4 7 (12.96%) Service Design
5 6 (11.11%) Project Management
5 6 (11.11%) Statistics
6 5 (9.26%) Economics
6 5 (9.26%) Operations Research
6 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.41%) BDD
7 4 (7.41%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Manual Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.67%) PHP
3 5 (9.26%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) VBA
5 2 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.41%) ISEB
3 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MBA
5 1 (1.85%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (7.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Nagios
2 2 (3.70%) Grafana
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Splunk
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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