Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 93 53
Rank change year-on-year -46 -40 -25
Contract jobs citing NHS 49 100 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.06% 2.14% 3.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 6.64% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 56 135
Yorkshire median daily rate £378 £332 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.70% +10.67% -3.61%
10th Percentile £225 £206 £148
90th Percentile £544 £556 £550
England median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.90 £18.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.68% +22.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £9.61 £9.33 £11.00
90th Percentile £24.28 £29.50 £19.35
England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.09 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.88% +10.97% -

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 1,343 1,507 1,714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.06% 32.30% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 937 1,133
Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +3.23% +13.97%
10th Percentile £233 £263 £230
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 77 96
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -0.90% +13.21%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.44 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.50 £23.88
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 21 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 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 -41 32 £400 +6.67% 25
South Yorkshire +6 13 £300 -7.69% 4
North Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 4
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.37%) Project Management
5 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.33%) SQL
6 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (12.24%) HP
7 6 (12.24%) LAN
7 6 (12.24%) WAN
7 6 (12.24%) Finance
8 5 (10.20%) Scrum
8 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (10.20%) Degree
8 5 (10.20%) JIRA
8 5 (10.20%) Time Management
8 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (10.20%) ETL
8 5 (10.20%) Change Management
9 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.16%) Confluence
9 4 (8.16%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) User Stories
9 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
9 4 (8.16%) Trello
9 4 (8.16%) Service Design
9 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

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 4 (8.16%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SystmOne
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Slack
1 4 (8.16%) Trello
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) LAN
1 6 (12.24%) WAN
2 2 (4.08%) Skype
3 1 (2.04%) DHCP
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) QlikView
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Power BI
5 1 (2.04%) SAS EBI
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Capybara
2 2 (4.08%) RSpec
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Product Owner
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Product Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Product Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Product Owner
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.08%) Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 2 (4.08%) CSS
2 2 (4.08%) jQuery
2 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (18.37%) Project Management
4 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.20%) Change Management
5 5 (10.20%) ETL
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
5 5 (10.20%) Time Management
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Kanban
6 4 (8.16%) Service Design
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (8.16%) User Stories
7 3 (6.12%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Release Management
7 3 (6.12%) Statistics
7 3 (6.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.08%) R
3 2 (4.08%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
1 4 (8.16%) PMO
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.04%) HL7
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) ZENworks
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) HP
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Progress
3 2 (4.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Splunk