Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 19 September 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 74 144
Rank change year-on-year -14 +70 -39
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.76% 1.52% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 3.74% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 12
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £463 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.70% +58.80%
10th Percentile £429 £310 £375
90th Percentile £486 £580 £523
North East median daily rate £470 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +13.94% -8.33% +59.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £9.78 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.90% +31.58% -
10th Percentile £8.89 £24.00 £16.90
90th Percentile £10.66 £26.00 £20.25
North East median hourly rate £12.39 £19.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -37.28% +3.95% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 377 374 1,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 41.07% 40.70% 42.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 271 711
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -21.21%
10th Percentile £251 £263 £218
90th Percentile £631 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £380 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +4.11% +12.31% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 66
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -9.09% +52.78%
10th Percentile £11.98 £10.21 £15.00
90th Percentile £44.50 £49.13 £29.00
North East median hourly rate £15.45 £21.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year -27.31% -21.30% +50.00%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 7 £463 +2.78%
NHS
North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) PMO
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) GitLab
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) Terraform
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Java Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) e-Health
1 1 (14.29%) LIMS
1 1 (14.29%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PMO
2 1 (14.29%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cerner