The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 27 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 78 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 -54  
Contract jobs citing NHS 20 42 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.39% 2.05% 6.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.54% 5.99% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 105
Median daily rate £545 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.12% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £488 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £308 £315
% change year-on-year +13.82% -2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £16.09 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.18%  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 441 701 629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 30.71% 34.16% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 448 445
Median daily rate £400 £423 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +16.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -21.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £10.66 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.08 £45.00
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in West Yorkshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in West Yorkshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in West Yorkshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Leeds +1 17 £544 +29.91% 12
Wakefield 0 2 - -
NHS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 16 (25.81%) Degree
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (19.35%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) Data Quality
4 11 (17.74%) TOGAF
5 10 (16.13%) Finance
6 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
7 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.90%) Python
7 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (11.29%) Mathematics
8 7 (11.29%) Project Management
8 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.68%) Data Management
10 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.06%) Statistics
10 5 (8.06%) ITIL
10 5 (8.06%) PHP
10 5 (8.06%) Java
10 5 (8.06%) .NET
10 5 (8.06%) Oracle
10 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
10 5 (8.06%) Riak
10 5 (8.06%) Ansible
10 5 (8.06%) Flask
10 5 (8.06%) BPSS Clearance

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (4.84%) SAS
1 3 (4.84%) WordPress
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Stata
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.61%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.61%) ISDN
2 1 (1.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Riak
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.84%) Big Data
3 3 (4.84%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.23%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.23%) Redis
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) JMeter
3 2 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Architect
2 11 (17.74%) Technical Architect
3 9 (14.52%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Communications Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Procurement Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
1 5 (8.06%) Flask
2 2 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.61%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.61%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) TOGAF
3 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
4 7 (11.29%) Mathematics
4 7 (11.29%) Project Management
4 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.68%) Data Management
5 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.06%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
6 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.06%) Statistics
7 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.45%) Data Strategy
7 4 (6.45%) Economics
7 4 (6.45%) Operations Research
7 4 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) Python
3 5 (8.06%) Java
3 5 (8.06%) PHP
4 3 (4.84%) VBA
5 2 (3.23%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Degree
2 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.06%) Master's Degree
4 4 (6.45%) ISEB
4 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MBA
6 1 (1.61%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) MobiControl
2 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) Cerner
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) Avaya
4 1 (1.61%) NICE Systems
4 1 (1.61%) Nortel
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) SOTI
4 1 (1.61%) VMware
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