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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 74 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 -53  
Contract jobs citing NHS 21 34 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.90% 2.29% 7.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.69% 6.60% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 96
Median daily rate £530 £419 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.56% +0.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £491 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year +12.44% -1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £16.09 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.30% +26.78%  

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 369 515 457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.45% 34.75% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 342 344
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £324 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Median hourly rate £12.18 £13.80 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.74% +16.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.80 £121.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 17 (34.69%) Degree
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (22.45%) SQL
5 10 (20.41%) Project Management
5 10 (20.41%) TOGAF
5 10 (20.41%) Data Quality
6 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
7 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
7 8 (16.33%) Finance
7 8 (16.33%) Python
7 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
8 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (12.24%) Data Management
9 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.20%) Statistics
10 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.20%) Java
10 5 (10.20%) .NET
10 5 (10.20%) Oracle
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
10 5 (10.20%) Riak
10 5 (10.20%) Ansible
10 5 (10.20%) Flask
10 5 (10.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (10.20%) Contract Management
11 4 (8.16%) Exploratory Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Master's Degree
11 4 (8.16%) Disclosure Scotland

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 3 (6.12%) SAS
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) WordPress
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Riak
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Big Data
2 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.08%) Redis
4 1 (2.04%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) JMeter
2 2 (4.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Architect
2 10 (20.41%) Technical Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Procurement Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.08%) NHS Programme Manager
7 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.08%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (4.08%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
1 5 (10.20%) Flask
2 2 (4.08%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.04%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Project Management
2 10 (20.41%) TOGAF
3 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.24%) Data Management
6 5 (10.20%) Contract Management
6 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.20%) Statistics
7 4 (8.16%) BDD
7 4 (8.16%) Economics
7 4 (8.16%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Operations Research
7 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.16%) Scrum
7 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Python
3 5 (10.20%) Java
4 4 (8.16%) PHP
5 3 (6.12%) VBA
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (8.16%) ISEB
4 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.16%) Master's Degree
5 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MBA
6 1 (2.04%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) Data Quality
2 4 (8.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Splunk
3 1 (2.04%) Capita
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft