Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 98 94
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +34
Contract jobs citing NHS 79 102 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.92% 2.06% 2.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.43% 7.17% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 64 64
Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £425 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% -11.92% +35.92%
10th Percentile £125 £175 £231
90th Percentile £663 £543 £600
England median daily rate £325 £350 £340
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% +8.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 14 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £17.54 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.93% +52.48% -30.49%
10th Percentile £10.05 £13.02 £8.41
90th Percentile £31.25 £26.24 £15.06
England median hourly rate £14.80 £14.88 £14.50
% change year-on-year -0.54% +2.62% -17.14%

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 1,229 1,423 1,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.82% 28.76% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 912 822
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £213 £268 £263
90th Percentile £550 £560 £562
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 59 47
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% +34.62% -5.87%
10th Percentile £10.33 £12.10 £9.11
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.25 £26.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.33 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.82% +6.63% -

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +13 55 £481 +6.94% 8
South Yorkshire -12 23 £145 -38.74% 7
East Yorkshire +3 1 £110 -78.00% 2
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.05%) Migration
4 17 (21.52%) HP
4 17 (21.52%) ITIL
5 16 (20.25%) SQL
6 13 (16.46%) Windows
6 13 (16.46%) Retail
7 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
8 11 (13.92%) Python
8 11 (13.92%) Service Management
9 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.66%) Data Analysis
9 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
9 10 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (12.66%) Incident Management
10 9 (11.39%) Java
11 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (10.13%) SAS
11 8 (10.13%) ITSM
11 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (10.13%) Release Management
11 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
12 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (8.86%) JIRA
12 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
13 6 (7.59%) Web Services
13 6 (7.59%) RESTful
13 6 (7.59%) Cucumber

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 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.13%) SAS
3 4 (5.06%) CMS
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.53%) Apache
6 1 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.27%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.27%) nginx
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SystmOne
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) Heroku
2 3 (3.80%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) Power Platform
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Flow
3 2 (2.53%) PaaS
3 2 (2.53%) PowerApps
3 2 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) LAN
2 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.27%) SSH
2 1 (1.27%) WAN
2 1 (1.27%) Wireless
2 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.59%) Big Data
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.80%) MySQL
5 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.80%) Power BI
5 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.53%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.53%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (2.53%) Parquet
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) MS Access
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) JIRA
2 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.33%) Selenium
3 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.80%) GitLab
4 3 (3.80%) Mockito
4 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.53%) Gatling
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.53%) JMeter
6 1 (1.27%) Maven
6 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 13 (16.46%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Back Office
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Analyst
2 7 (8.86%) Developer
3 6 (7.59%) IT Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Service Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (6.33%) IT Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Data Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Technician
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) IT Support
6 3 (3.80%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) RESTful
1 6 (7.59%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) CSS
2 3 (3.80%) Express
2 3 (3.80%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.80%) HTML
2 3 (3.80%) Node.js
2 3 (3.80%) REST
2 3 (3.80%) Sass
2 3 (3.80%) Spring
2 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.53%) Keycloak
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.53%) SOAP
3 2 (2.53%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.27%) WSH
4 1 (1.27%) XSD
4 1 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.06%) User Experience
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.27%) CentOS
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) Migration
3 17 (21.52%) ITIL
4 11 (13.92%) Service Management
5 10 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.66%) Data Analysis
5 10 (12.66%) Incident Management
5 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.13%) ITSM
6 8 (10.13%) Release Management
7 5 (6.33%) Business Continuity
7 5 (6.33%) Change Management
7 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.33%) ETL
7 5 (6.33%) Integration Testing
7 5 (6.33%) Project Management
7 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.33%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.33%) System Testing
7 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) SQL
2 11 (13.92%) Python
3 9 (11.39%) Java
4 5 (6.33%) Java 8
4 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.80%) R
6 1 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) CCNP
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.80%) HL7
2 3 (3.80%) WCAG
3 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.53%) PMO
3 2 (2.53%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) Docker
3 2 (2.53%) HDFS
4 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.80%) Rancher
2 2 (2.53%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.53%) RSA Archer
2 2 (2.53%) Terraform
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) HP
3 4 (5.06%) Splunk
4 2 (2.53%) Adobe
4 2 (2.53%) Databricks
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.53%) Tealium
5 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) F5
5 1 (1.27%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.27%) Kofax
5 1 (1.27%) Mitel
5 1 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Xerox