The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 66 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.43% 1.88% 1.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.82% 10.00% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 14
Average daily rate £295 £488 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.48% +57.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £291 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £518 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £19.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.95%
Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
142 120 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.15% 18.78% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 87
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 20
Average hourly rate £17.53 £27.11 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.35% -15.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.14 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £73.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
NHS
South West

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Bristol region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Bristol region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 8 (40.00%) HTML
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (40.00%) HTML5
1 8 (40.00%) iPad
1 8 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (35.00%) SaaS
3 6 (30.00%) ISEB
4 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) QA
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
7 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) VBA
8 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.00%) iSOFT
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) Workflow
8 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (35.00%) SaaS
General
1 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Trainer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Process Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Communications Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
1 8 (40.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) iPad
1 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Test Management
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) User Stories
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) iSOFT
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