Period
to 17 August 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 93 128
Rank change year-on-year -5 +35 -88
Contract jobs citing NHS 102 94 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.06% 2.22% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.02% 6.97% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 64 73
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £483 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.92% +35.92% +5.97%
10th Percentile £175 £231 £204
90th Percentile £543 £600 £502
England median daily rate £350 £340 £314
% change year-on-year +2.94% +8.37% +2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £11.50 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.48% -30.49% +18.18%
10th Percentile £13.02 £8.41 £11.70
90th Percentile £26.24 £15.06 £28.75
England median hourly rate £14.88 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.62% -17.14% +25.00%

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 1,452 1,349 1,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.35% 31.88% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 846 1,217
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £268 £263 £263
90th Percentile £565 £556 £565
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 47 52
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £13.00 £13.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.65% -5.49% +5.81%
10th Percentile £11.10 £9.11 £9.51
90th Percentile £37.10 £26.25 £19.98
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.11%

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 2018.

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
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 2018. 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 70 £450 -9.77% 17
South Yorkshire +16 28 £237 -27.17% 1
North Yorkshire +3 2 £450 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.53%) Retail
2 24 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (18.63%) PMO
4 16 (15.69%) Project Management
4 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (13.73%) Scrum
5 14 (13.73%) Open Source
6 13 (12.75%) Python
7 12 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 12 (11.76%) SQL
7 12 (11.76%) Publishing
7 12 (11.76%) Finance
7 12 (11.76%) Big Data
8 11 (10.78%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (10.78%) TDD
9 10 (9.80%) Data Analysis
9 10 (9.80%) Business Analysis
9 10 (9.80%) HL7
9 10 (9.80%) Windows
9 10 (9.80%) Java
9 10 (9.80%) SMS
10 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
10 9 (8.82%) Workflow
10 9 (8.82%) TOGAF
10 9 (8.82%) Reference Data
10 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
10 9 (8.82%) Analytics

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 6 (5.88%) Apache
1 6 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.94%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.94%) CMS
4 3 (2.94%) Documentum
4 3 (2.94%) Drupal
4 3 (2.94%) FileNet
4 3 (2.94%) Liferay
4 3 (2.94%) LiveCycle
4 3 (2.94%) LiveLink
5 2 (1.96%) Confluence
5 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.96%) nginx
6 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.90%) Trello
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.96%) Serverless
4 2 (1.96%) Slack
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) SMS
2 2 (1.96%) Firewall
2 2 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) MPLS
3 1 (0.98%) VPN
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
3 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (11.76%) Big Data
3 5 (4.90%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.90%) Power BI
3 5 (4.90%) Riak
4 4 (3.92%) QlikView
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.94%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.94%) MySQL
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.94%) Redis
5 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.94%) SQLite
6 2 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.96%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.88%) JIRA
3 5 (4.90%) Subversion
4 3 (2.94%) Ant
4 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.94%) JMeter
4 3 (2.94%) Selenium
4 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.94%) Xcode
5 2 (1.96%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.96%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.98%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.98%) jMock
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) Maven
6 1 (0.98%) Mocha
6 1 (0.98%) Mockito
6 1 (0.98%) RSpec
6 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (23.53%) Retail
2 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Publishing
3 6 (5.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.94%) Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Local Government
5 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Analyst
2 20 (19.61%) Developer
3 17 (16.67%) Architect
4 11 (10.78%) Data Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) Python Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (4.90%) NHS Data Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 3 (2.94%) Healthcare Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Healthcare Business Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Information Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) NHS Business Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Programme Manager
10 3 (2.94%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) Web Services
2 4 (3.92%) CSS
2 4 (3.92%) jQuery
2 4 (3.92%) Kafka
2 4 (3.92%) SOAP
2 4 (3.92%) Spring
3 3 (2.94%) .NET
3 3 (2.94%) Apache Flex
3 3 (2.94%) Dojo
3 3 (2.94%) Ext JS
3 3 (2.94%) Java EE
3 3 (2.94%) JSON
3 3 (2.94%) JSR 170
3 3 (2.94%) Node.js
3 3 (2.94%) OpenGL
3 3 (2.94%) React
3 3 (2.94%) Sencha Touch
3 3 (2.94%) WebGL
3 3 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Reference Data
3 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.94%) User Experience
4 2 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.96%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Android
2 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.92%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.96%) Linux
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
5 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (15.69%) Project Management
4 14 (13.73%) Open Source
4 14 (13.73%) Scrum
5 12 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 11 (10.78%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.78%) TDD
7 10 (9.80%) Business Analysis
7 10 (9.80%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.82%) Analytics
8 9 (8.82%) SDLC
8 9 (8.82%) TOGAF
8 9 (8.82%) Workflow
9 8 (7.84%) Change Management
9 8 (7.84%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.84%) Programme Management
10 7 (6.86%) Migration
10 7 (6.86%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) Python
2 12 (11.76%) SQL
3 10 (9.80%) Java
4 7 (6.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.92%) C#
5 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.94%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.94%) VB
7 2 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.98%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.98%) PHP
8 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) ISEB
3 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.94%) CISSP
4 3 (2.94%) Degree
4 3 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.96%) CCNP
5 2 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.96%) ECDL
6 1 (0.98%) CCDE
6 1 (0.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.63%) PMO
2 10 (9.80%) HL7
3 6 (5.88%) Data Quality
4 5 (4.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.84%) Docker
2 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.94%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Ansible
2 3 (2.94%) Puppet
3 2 (1.96%) Terraform
4 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.98%) Oozie
4 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
1 5 (4.90%) Splunk
2 4 (3.92%) HP
3 3 (2.94%) Adobe
3 3 (2.94%) Cognos
3 3 (2.94%) FatWire
3 3 (2.94%) IBM
3 3 (2.94%) Interwoven
3 3 (2.94%) OpenText
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) Sencha
3 3 (2.94%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.94%) Vignette
3 3 (2.94%) Xerox
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (0.98%) Juniper
5 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.98%) Tableau
5 1 (0.98%) VMware
5 1 (0.98%) Zend