Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 107 105
Rank change year-on-year +48 -2 -11
Contract jobs citing NHS 56 88 103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.11% 2.00% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.00% 7.25% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 37 65
Median daily rate £445 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £198 £126 £214
90th Percentile £584 £601 £534
England median daily rate £300 £340 £330
% change year-on-year -11.76% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 18
Median hourly rate £20.11 £20.86 £17.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +19.07% +40.09%
10th Percentile £12.49 £10.16 £9.74
90th Percentile £28.53 £31.25 £24.67
England median hourly rate £19.50 £14.49 £14.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% +3.46% -3.45%

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 509 1,214 1,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.26% 27.62% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 760 920
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £249 £213 £263
90th Percentile £600 £563 £550
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 99 48
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.88% +34.65%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.43 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.00 £43.63
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.96 £22.46
% change year-on-year +47.94% -6.70% +14.11%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Yorkshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NHS in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for NHS in Yorkshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NHS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for NHS in Yorkshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NHS in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for NHS in Yorkshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing NHS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 +34 44 £450 +5.88% 4
North Yorkshire - 7 £500 - 1
South Yorkshire +23 2 £230 +76.92% 4
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 24 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
6 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.07%) Data Management
7 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 7 (12.50%) JIRA
8 7 (12.50%) Azure
9 6 (10.71%) AWS
9 6 (10.71%) Python
10 5 (8.93%) Windows
10 5 (8.93%) Project Management
10 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.93%) Open Source
10 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
10 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.93%) Databricks
11 4 (7.14%) Requirements Gathering
11 4 (7.14%) Data Quality
11 4 (7.14%) Analytics
11 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
11 4 (7.14%) Migration
11 4 (7.14%) SharePoint

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Azure
2 6 (10.71%) AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.57%) Slack
3 2 (3.57%) Trello
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) IPv6
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) Network Security
2 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) QlikView
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.57%) Power BI
4 2 (3.57%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) DTS
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) RStudio
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Data Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Information Analyst
3 4 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Architect
4 3 (5.36%) Data Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Developer
4 3 (5.36%) Product Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) IT Support
5 2 (3.57%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Tester
5 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Product Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
1 3 (5.36%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) LAMP
3 1 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.79%) React
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
1 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) CentOS
3 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.07%) Data Management
2 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) Open Source
5 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.93%) Project Management
5 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.14%) Analytics
6 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) Requirements Gathering
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.36%) BDD
7 3 (5.36%) Information Governance
7 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.36%) Scrum
7 3 (5.36%) User Stories
7 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) ANSI SQL
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) VBA
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) R
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.36%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Databricks
3 2 (3.57%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) Tableau
4 1 (1.79%) Avaya
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.79%) Splunk
4 1 (1.79%) VMware