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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.57% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.84% -15.71%
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
80 86 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.20% 21.66% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 36
Average daily rate £315 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) .NET
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
6 8 (29.63%) XML
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (29.63%) WCF
7 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
8 6 (22.22%) Information Security
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (22.22%) ETL
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (22.22%) LINQ
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
9 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
9 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
9 5 (18.52%) SOAP
9 5 (18.52%) Web Services
9 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
9 5 (18.52%) Migration
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (7.41%) Firebird
6 2 (7.41%) InterBase
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (7.41%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Principal Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Server Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) XML
2 8 (29.63%) WCF
3 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 6 (22.22%) LINQ
4 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
4 5 (18.52%) SOAP
4 5 (18.52%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) WinForms
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) RESTful
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.41%) WPF
7 2 (7.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Information Security
2 6 (22.22%) ETL
3 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
4 4 (14.81%) OOP
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Coaching
5 3 (11.11%) UML
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) MVVM
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Delphi
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) HL7
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
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