Period
to 27 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 97 140
Rank change year-on-year +49 +43 -49
Contract jobs citing NHS 114 109 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.88% 2.26% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.64% 7.92% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 22
Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +8.47% +8.78%
10th Percentile £156 £246 £225
90th Percentile £563 £581 £532
England median daily rate £300 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -17.24% +11.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.43 £16.21 £10.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.70% +48.72% -40.68%
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.40 £9.61
90th Percentile £30.63 £23.63 £24.28
England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.10 £14.50
% change year-on-year +17.99% +11.05% -8.37%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 902 1,376 1,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.71% 28.47% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 873 903
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £255 £258 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 71 49
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.60 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.73% +3.13% +7.15%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.40 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.50 £40.33
England median hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year +11.90% -3.58% +14.54%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Yorkshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Yorkshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Yorkshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Yorkshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NHS in Yorkshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +33 84 £425 +6.25% 11
South Yorkshire +47 24 £206 -41.07% 5
North Yorkshire +3 3 £475 +11.76% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £152 - 1
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 50 (43.86%) Public Sector
2 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
4 24 (21.05%) SQL
5 21 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (14.91%) Migration
10 14 (12.28%) HP
10 14 (12.28%) ITIL
10 14 (12.28%) Azure
11 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
11 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Excel
11 13 (11.40%) Service Management
11 13 (11.40%) Service Delivery
12 12 (10.53%) Scrum
13 11 (9.65%) Project Management
13 11 (9.65%) JIRA
14 10 (8.77%) Analytics
14 10 (8.77%) Windows
14 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (8.77%) ITSM
14 10 (8.77%) Business Analysis
15 9 (7.89%) Management Information System
15 9 (7.89%) Python
15 9 (7.89%) Data Analysis
16 8 (7.02%) Decision-Making
16 8 (7.02%) PowerShell
16 8 (7.02%) Spreadsheet

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (6.14%) Confluence
1 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.75%) SAS
4 1 (0.88%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (7.02%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.88%) InVision
6 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.88%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.88%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) Azure
2 6 (5.26%) AWS
2 6 (5.26%) Slack
3 5 (4.39%) IaaS
3 5 (4.39%) PaaS
3 5 (4.39%) SaaS
4 4 (3.51%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.75%) Trello
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.88%) Apigee
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.88%) Boomi
6 1 (0.88%) Office 365
6 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) Skype
2 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.51%) Power BI
6 3 (2.63%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (2.63%) QlikView
7 2 (1.75%) DTS
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) JIRA
2 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.75%) RStudio
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (43.86%) Public Sector
2 3 (2.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (44.74%) Analyst
2 14 (12.28%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.40%) Service Analyst
4 10 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.89%) IT Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Information Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Developer
7 6 (5.26%) IT Support
7 6 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) PC Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Rollout Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Service Management Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) .NET
2 2 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) HTML5
3 1 (0.88%) jQuery
3 1 (0.88%) JSON
3 1 (0.88%) LAMP
3 1 (0.88%) OAuth
3 1 (0.88%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.88%) OpenID
3 1 (0.88%) REST
3 1 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.51%) e-Health
4 4 (3.51%) LIMS
4 4 (3.51%) PACS
5 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Windows 10
2 7 (6.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) CentOS
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (14.91%) Migration
6 14 (12.28%) ITIL
7 13 (11.40%) Service Delivery
7 13 (11.40%) Service Management
8 12 (10.53%) Scrum
9 11 (9.65%) Project Management
10 10 (8.77%) Analytics
10 10 (8.77%) Business Analysis
10 10 (8.77%) ITSM
11 9 (7.89%) Data Analysis
12 8 (7.02%) Data Management
12 8 (7.02%) Data Modelling
12 8 (7.02%) Decision-Making
12 8 (7.02%) Information Governance
13 7 (6.14%) Supplier Relationship Management
14 6 (5.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.05%) SQL
2 9 (7.89%) Python
3 8 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.63%) R
5 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (0.88%) C#
6 1 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) Ruby
6 1 (0.88%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.88%) CCDA
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) ISEB
2 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.88%) MCSE
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.14%) SLA
3 6 (5.26%) HL7
4 2 (1.75%) QA
5 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Terraform
2 3 (2.63%) Ansible
2 3 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.63%) Prometheus
2 3 (2.63%) Rancher
Vendors
1 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.28%) HP
3 4 (3.51%) Splunk
4 3 (2.63%) Databricks
4 3 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.75%) Google
5 2 (1.75%) Tableau
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.88%) BMC
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix
6 1 (0.88%) MEDITECH
6 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.88%) Tealium
6 1 (0.88%) VMware