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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 76 54 44
Rank change year-on-year -22 -10  
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.69% 1.87% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 5.33% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 4
Median daily rate £538 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.33% +4.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +0.16% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 203 244 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.88% 35.01% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 182 59
Median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £241 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Median hourly rate £11.33 £15.79 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.22% +43.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.61 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £19.96 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 4 £538 +43.33% 3
NHS
North East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for NHS.

1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Ruby
4 4 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (15.00%) WATIR
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Test Planning

NHS
Top Related 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (15.00%) Sahi
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
1 3 (15.00%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (20.00%) Digital Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Django
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft