The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 26 April 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)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 71 39
Rank change year-on-year +6 -32  
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.43% 1.40% 2.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.78% 3.77% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Median daily rate £550 £450 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +46.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £360 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £536 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year +8.33% -1.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.09 £14.88
% change year-on-year -6.77% +8.16%  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 185 318 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.91% 37.11% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 209 80
Median daily rate £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 10
Median hourly rate £21.13 £27.29 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.58% +138.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £18.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.95 £26.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for NHS.

1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) BDD
3 5 (21.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.04%) QA
5 3 (13.04%) WATIR
5 3 (13.04%) Selenium
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
1 3 (13.04%) Sahi
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
1 3 (13.04%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) IT Trainer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) SystmOne Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) Django
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) BDD
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (13.04%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) SLA