Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 83 95
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing NHS 12 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.76% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.58% 1.13% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Reading median daily rate £438 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.86% -22.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £140 £174 £363
90th Percentile £575 £578 £388
Berkshire median daily rate £394 £290 £375
% change year-on-year +35.78% -22.67% +27.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £17.48 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £17.48 £19.63
% change year-on-year - -10.93% +49.67%

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 465 441 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 29.47% 34.64% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 248 237
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £185 £211 £188
90th Percentile £623 £550 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 21
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% -58.33% +121.54%
10th Percentile £8.21 £10.55 £18.56
90th Percentile £48.63 £38.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +63.27% -41.67% +14.74%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Reading

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Reading

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Reading over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Reading

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for NHS.

1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Electronics
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (41.67%) Programme Management
2 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (41.67%) MCDST
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Software Asset Management
2 5 (41.67%) Line Management
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Legal
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) Java

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) DbUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) jMock
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Mockito
1 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) Durandal
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) PowerMock
2 1 (8.33%) Sass
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Life Science
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Line Management
2 5 (41.67%) Programme Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCDST
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Def Stans
1 2 (16.67%) DO-178B
1 2 (16.67%) IEC 61508
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Workday