The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 30 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 26 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.27% 4.19% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.69% 17.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 0
Average daily rate £313 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
NHS
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
147 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 35.42% 23.55% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 58 37
Average daily rate £325 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.88 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% +36.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 30 (53.57%) .NET
1 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (44.64%) MVC
3 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (41.07%) SQL
4 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
5 22 (39.29%) C#
5 22 (39.29%) Unit Testing
6 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (33.93%) XML
7 17 (30.36%) HTML
7 17 (30.36%) Scrum
8 15 (26.79%) OOP
8 15 (26.79%) OO
9 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 14 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
10 13 (23.21%) Entity Framework
10 13 (23.21%) Web Services
11 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 12 (21.43%) CSS
11 12 (21.43%) SOAP
11 12 (21.43%) TDD
11 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
12 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
12 11 (19.64%) Project Management
13 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
13 10 (17.86%) Back Office
14 9 (16.07%) WCF

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) IIS
1 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Project
3 8 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) HTTP
2 6 (10.71%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (17.86%) Back Office
2 7 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 21 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 19 (33.93%) SQL Developer
4 15 (26.79%) Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Business Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Lead Test Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.36%) NHS Business Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) .NET
2 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (33.93%) XML
4 17 (30.36%) HTML
5 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 13 (23.21%) Entity Framework
6 13 (23.21%) Web Services
7 12 (21.43%) CSS
7 12 (21.43%) SOAP
8 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (16.07%) WCF
9 7 (12.50%) jQuery
10 4 (7.14%) XForms
10 4 (7.14%) XSLT
11 3 (5.36%) Ajax
12 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Informatics
2 2 (3.57%) LIMS
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.79%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
1 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) MVC
2 22 (39.29%) Unit Testing
3 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (30.36%) Scrum
5 15 (26.79%) OO
5 15 (26.79%) OOP
6 12 (21.43%) TDD
7 11 (19.64%) Project Management
7 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
7 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (10.71%) SDLC
9 6 (10.71%) Test Management
10 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.93%) Functional Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 22 (39.29%) C#
3 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.14%) XPath
5 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (10.71%) HL7
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Red Gate
3 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix
3 1 (1.79%) Dell
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) VMware
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