Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 116 115
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -69
Contract jobs citing NHS 95 68 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.93% 1.60% 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.44% 5.16% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 72
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £470 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.91% +23.28% +10.99%
10th Percentile £154 £222 £207
90th Percentile £553 £720 £505
England median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.14 £12.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -31.97% +52.81%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.58 £12.84
90th Percentile £26.00 £17.66 £29.43
England median hourly rate £15.43 £16.29 £17.75
% change year-on-year -5.31% -8.23% +26.79%

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 1,476 1,318 1,831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.96% 31.02% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 863 1,132
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £253 £258 £256
90th Percentile £575 £549 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 66
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +4.40%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.20 £10.88
90th Percentile £27.41 £26.25 £28.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +1 66 £499 +4.95% 17
South Yorkshire +19 24 £238 - 4
North Yorkshire -6 2 £283 +2.73% 2
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.89%) PRINCE2
3 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (15.79%) Retail
4 14 (14.74%) Project Management
5 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (13.68%) Publishing
6 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.63%) PMO
7 11 (11.58%) Scrum
7 11 (11.58%) Windows
7 11 (11.58%) SQL
7 11 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (11.58%) HL7
7 11 (11.58%) Open Source
8 10 (10.53%) Reference Data
8 10 (10.53%) JIRA
8 10 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 10 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 9 (9.47%) Python
9 9 (9.47%) Java
9 9 (9.47%) Programme Management
9 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (8.42%) Degree
10 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
10 8 (8.42%) Trello
10 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (7.37%) DevOps

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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (3.16%) Alfresco
2 3 (3.16%) CMS
2 3 (3.16%) Documentum
2 3 (3.16%) Drupal
2 3 (3.16%) FileNet
2 3 (3.16%) Liferay
2 3 (3.16%) LiveCycle
2 3 (3.16%) LiveLink
3 2 (2.11%) Apache
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.11%) Confluence
3 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.11%) nginx
3 2 (2.11%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) Trello
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) Serverless
3 2 (2.11%) Slack
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) SMS
2 2 (2.11%) Firewall
2 2 (2.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.21%) Big Data
3 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.16%) Redis
4 3 (3.16%) Riak
4 3 (3.16%) SQLite
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.11%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.11%) GIS
5 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Power BI
6 1 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.05%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) JIRA
2 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.26%) Subversion
4 4 (4.21%) JMeter
5 3 (3.16%) Ant
5 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.16%) Xcode
6 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.11%) Selenium
7 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.05%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.05%) jMock
7 1 (1.05%) JUnit
7 1 (1.05%) Maven
7 1 (1.05%) Mocha
7 1 (1.05%) Mockito
7 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (15.79%) Retail
2 13 (13.68%) Publishing
3 7 (7.37%) Finance
4 3 (3.16%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Local Government
5 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (21.05%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Architect
3 12 (12.63%) Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Technical Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Data Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.37%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Python Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.26%) PC Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) PC Rollout Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.21%) Relationships Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 3 (3.16%) Information Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) NHS Project Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) SOAP
1 4 (4.21%) Spring
2 3 (3.16%) .NET
2 3 (3.16%) Apache Flex
2 3 (3.16%) CSS
2 3 (3.16%) Dojo
2 3 (3.16%) Ext JS
2 3 (3.16%) Java EE
2 3 (3.16%) jQuery
2 3 (3.16%) JSON
2 3 (3.16%) JSR 170
2 3 (3.16%) Node.js
2 3 (3.16%) OpenGL
2 3 (3.16%) React
2 3 (3.16%) Sencha Touch
2 3 (3.16%) WebGL
2 3 (3.16%) XML
3 2 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.05%) Chai
4 1 (1.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Reference Data
2 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (3.16%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.16%) User Experience
5 2 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.11%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Windows 10
2 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.21%) Android
3 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.11%) Linux
5 1 (1.05%) CentOS
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.05%) Unix
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.89%) PRINCE2
3 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.74%) Project Management
5 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.58%) Open Source
6 11 (11.58%) Scrum
7 10 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 9 (9.47%) Programme Management
9 7 (7.37%) Analytics
9 7 (7.37%) DevOps
9 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 7 (7.37%) Workflow
10 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.32%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (6.32%) Personalization
10 6 (6.32%) SOA
11 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) SQL
2 9 (9.47%) Java
2 9 (9.47%) Python
3 3 (3.16%) Objective-C
3 3 (3.16%) VB
4 2 (2.11%) C#
4 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.05%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (8.42%) Degree
3 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.16%) CISSP
6 2 (2.11%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.11%) ECDL
7 1 (1.05%) CCNA
7 1 (1.05%) CCNP
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.05%) ISEB
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) PMO
2 11 (11.58%) HL7
3 6 (6.32%) Data Quality
4 4 (4.21%) GDPR
5 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.05%) SLA
5 1 (1.05%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) Docker
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Ansible
1 2 (2.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.37%) HP
3 3 (3.16%) Adobe
3 3 (3.16%) FatWire
3 3 (3.16%) IBM
3 3 (3.16%) Interwoven
3 3 (3.16%) OpenText
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle
3 3 (3.16%) Sencha
3 3 (3.16%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.16%) Vignette
3 3 (3.16%) Xerox
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco
4 1 (1.05%) Progress
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.05%) SAP
4 1 (1.05%) Splunk
4 1 (1.05%) VMware