Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 132 90
Rank change year-on-year +40 -42 -25
Contract jobs citing NHS 110 71 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.33% 1.47% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.06% 5.17% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 66
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.23% +29.17%
10th Percentile £138 £231 £225
90th Percentile £575 £508 £584
England median daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year +6.30% +1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 19 20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.87 £14.50 £12.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.31% +14.06% -20.55%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.59 £8.41
90th Percentile £27.32 £23.66 £28.96
England median hourly rate £15.75 £14.09 £14.90
% change year-on-year +11.78% -5.44% -0.67%

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 1,365 1,373 1,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.94% 28.47% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 891 859
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £275
90th Percentile £573 £550 £566
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 48 58
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +18.47% -8.89%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.80 £8.86
90th Percentile £32.75 £42.88 £30.08
England median hourly rate £21.69 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.88% -2.38%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +40 87 £375 -11.76% 8
South Yorkshire -7 21 £145 -51.67%
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (19.09%) Windows
5 18 (16.36%) Active Directory
6 17 (15.45%) SQL
7 16 (14.55%) Migration
8 15 (13.64%) Finance
9 14 (12.73%) Retail
10 13 (11.82%) ITIL
10 13 (11.82%) Project Management
11 11 (10.00%) HP
11 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (10.00%) Change Management
11 11 (10.00%) JIRA
12 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (9.09%) Service Design
13 9 (8.18%) PMO
13 9 (8.18%) Windows 10
13 9 (8.18%) MS Exchange
13 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (7.27%) HL7
14 8 (7.27%) SAS
14 8 (7.27%) WAN
14 8 (7.27%) Scrum
15 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
15 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
15 7 (6.36%) Service Management
15 7 (6.36%) Python

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 9 (8.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.27%) SAS
3 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) SystmOne
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Office 365
2 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.82%) AWS CodePipeline
3 2 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) Serverless
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.91%) PaaS
4 1 (0.91%) Route 53
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.91%) Trello
4 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) WAN
2 5 (4.55%) Firewall
3 4 (3.64%) LAN
3 4 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.82%) DHCP
4 2 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.45%) Electronic Patient Records
4 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.64%) MySQL
5 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.82%) Big Data
7 2 (1.82%) Power BI
8 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.91%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.91%) Parquet
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.55%) Selenium
2 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.55%) WebDriver
3 4 (3.64%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.82%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.91%) Gatling
5 1 (0.91%) JMeter
5 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (13.64%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Retail
3 4 (3.64%) Marketing
4 3 (2.73%) Electronics
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (19.09%) Analyst
2 8 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (7.27%) Project Manager
3 7 (6.36%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (6.36%) Developer
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (5.45%) Data Analyst
5 5 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 5 (4.55%) NHS Project Manager
5 5 (4.55%) Programme Director
5 5 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 5 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (3.64%) Data Manager
6 4 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.64%) Network Engineer
6 4 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (3.64%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (3.64%) Test Analyst
7 3 (2.73%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.36%) Web Services
2 5 (4.55%) RESTful
3 4 (3.64%) REST
4 3 (2.73%) LAMP
4 3 (2.73%) Velocity
5 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.82%) Node.js
5 2 (1.82%) React
6 1 (0.91%) JSON
6 1 (0.91%) Keycloak
6 1 (0.91%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (0.91%) Series 60
6 1 (0.91%) SOAP
6 1 (0.91%) Worklight
6 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.64%) e-Health
3 4 (3.64%) LIMS
3 4 (3.64%) PACS
3 4 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.82%) CMDB
5 2 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Windows
2 9 (8.18%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.64%) Linux
3 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.73%) CentOS
4 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (14.55%) Migration
4 13 (11.82%) ITIL
4 13 (11.82%) Project Management
5 11 (10.00%) Change Management
6 10 (9.09%) Service Design
7 8 (7.27%) Scrum
8 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.36%) Incident Management
8 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.36%) Service Management
9 6 (5.45%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (5.45%) Release Management
10 5 (4.55%) Email Migration
10 5 (4.55%) Integration Testing
10 5 (4.55%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.55%) System Testing
10 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.45%) SQL
2 7 (6.36%) Java
2 7 (6.36%) Python
3 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.64%) Java 8
5 1 (0.91%) C#
5 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.82%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.91%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) PMO
2 8 (7.27%) HL7
3 3 (2.73%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.82%) QA
5 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.91%) GDPR
5 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.91%) SLA
5 1 (0.91%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 18 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) Docker
4 1 (0.91%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.64%) Terraform
2 1 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (3.64%) Cisco
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Splunk
4 3 (2.73%) SAP
4 3 (2.73%) VMware
5 1 (0.91%) Civica
5 1 (0.91%) CommVault
5 1 (0.91%) Databricks
5 1 (0.91%) Dell
5 1 (0.91%) IBM
5 1 (0.91%) Symantec