Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 92 76
Rank change year-on-year -32 -16 -47
Contract jobs citing NHS 75 98 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.56% 2.32% 2.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.56% 6.95% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 108
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £401 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +24.90% -1.15%
10th Percentile £215 £223 £145
90th Percentile £500 £576 £493
England median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -21.88% -4.12%
10th Percentile £9.59 £8.41 £13.50
90th Percentile £24.27 £26.38 £19.21
England median hourly rate £14.02 £14.13 £15.75
% change year-on-year -0.80% -10.29% +5.00%

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 1,349 1,410 1,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.04% 33.31% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 870 1,145
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £549 £556 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 60 57
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -17.46% +27.53%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.22 £9.65
90th Percentile £43.25 £28.62 £21.50
England median hourly rate £22.42 £19.80 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.23% -5.71% +20.00%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 54 £438 -5.91% 23
South Yorkshire +3 18 £237 -27.17% 5
North Yorkshire +2 2 £450 - 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 2
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (24.00%) Retail
4 16 (21.33%) PMO
5 15 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (18.67%) Finance
7 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
8 12 (16.00%) SQL
8 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (14.67%) Big Data
9 11 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
9 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
9 11 (14.67%) TDD
10 10 (13.33%) Project Management
10 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 10 (13.33%) Service Design
11 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (12.00%) Windows
11 9 (12.00%) Python
11 9 (12.00%) Scrum
11 9 (12.00%) Change Management
12 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
12 8 (10.67%) HP
12 8 (10.67%) Data Modelling
12 8 (10.67%) Docker
13 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
13 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
13 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
13 7 (9.33%) Migration

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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.67%) Apache
2 5 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.67%) SAS
3 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.33%) GitHub
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) SMS
2 5 (6.67%) LAN
2 5 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (2.67%) Skype
4 1 (1.33%) MPLS
4 1 (1.33%) VoIP
4 1 (1.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (14.67%) Big Data
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.00%) QlikView
5 5 (6.67%) Power BI
6 4 (5.33%) Riak
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.67%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (2.67%) MySQL
8 2 (2.67%) OLAP
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.67%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.33%) SAS EBI
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Capybara
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.00%) RSpec
1 3 (4.00%) Selenium
1 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.67%) JIRA
2 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.33%) GitLab
3 1 (1.33%) Mocha
3 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (24.00%) Retail
2 14 (18.67%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Legal
4 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Local Government
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Analyst
3 6 (8.00%) Big Data Developer
4 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 5 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 5 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) NHS Data Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Digital Transformation
6 3 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) NHS Business Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Transformation Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Web Services
2 4 (5.33%) HTML
2 4 (5.33%) Kafka
3 3 (4.00%) CSS
3 3 (4.00%) jQuery
3 3 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Avro
4 1 (1.33%) Chai
4 1 (1.33%) Doctrine
4 1 (1.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.33%) Node.js
4 1 (1.33%) React
4 1 (1.33%) Velocity
4 1 (1.33%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Android
2 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
3 11 (14.67%) TDD
4 10 (13.33%) Project Management
4 10 (13.33%) Service Design
5 9 (12.00%) Change Management
5 9 (12.00%) Scrum
6 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
6 8 (10.67%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.33%) Migration
7 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.00%) Analytics
8 6 (8.00%) BDD
8 6 (8.00%) DevOps
8 6 (8.00%) ETL
8 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.00%) Python
4 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.33%) C#
6 3 (4.00%) Java
6 3 (4.00%) R
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) ISEB
1 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CCDE
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.33%) MCSA
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) PMO
2 3 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.67%) GDPR
4 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.67%) Docker
3 3 (4.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.33%) Oozie
3 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) HP
3 5 (6.67%) Splunk
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) Cognos
5 3 (4.00%) Tableau
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) Juniper
6 1 (1.33%) Zend