Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 104 51
Rank change year-on-year -7 -53 -12
Contract jobs citing NHS 44 71 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.47% 1.95% 3.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.92% 5.91% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 55 121
West Yorkshire median daily rate £498 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.39% -3.13% +29.03%
10th Percentile £325 £213 £200
90th Percentile £735 £594 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £485 £375 £323
% change year-on-year +29.33% +16.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.44 £18.38 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.84% +53.13% -31.43%
10th Percentile £9.29 £11.15 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.05 £29.50 £24.89
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.06 £18.38 £12.03
% change year-on-year -1.71% +52.81% -15.61%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 894 1202 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 29.81% 33.09% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 742 909
West Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £553 £563 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 65
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £9.93 £9.92 £9.60
90th Percentile £22.88 £24.17 £43.45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.81
% change year-on-year +10.34% +5.00% -4.76%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Leeds -12 35 £523 +26.67% 3
Bradford +12 5 £360 +92.00%
Brighouse - 1 - -
Dewsbury - 1 - -
NHS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 11 (25.00%) Project Management
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) Reference Data
2 9 (20.45%) Data Quality
2 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
3 8 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) Data Architecture
4 7 (15.91%) Finance
4 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
5 6 (13.64%) Data Integration
6 5 (11.36%) Contract Management
6 5 (11.36%) IT Strategy
6 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
6 5 (11.36%) Resource Management
6 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
6 5 (11.36%) SQL
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
7 4 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (9.09%) User Stories
7 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (6.82%) HL7

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 2 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Slack
1 2 (4.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
1 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.27%) Bigtable
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.27%) Power BI
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Technical Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Head of Delivery
4 5 (11.36%) Head of Digital
5 4 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Product Owner
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Operations Director
7 2 (4.55%) Product Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Product Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Product Owner
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) HTML5
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Reference Data
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Project Management
2 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Data Architecture
3 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.64%) Data Integration
5 5 (11.36%) Contract Management
5 5 (11.36%) IT Strategy
5 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
5 5 (11.36%) Resource Management
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.09%) User Stories
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.82%) Statistics
8 2 (4.55%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) C
3 2 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) Data Quality
2 8 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (6.82%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Capita
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Progress
2 1 (2.27%) Tableau
2 1 (2.27%) Twitter