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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 31 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.42% 4.11% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.00% 17.20% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
Median daily rate £157 £385 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.35% +91.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.41% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.56 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -6.66%
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
70 93 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.22% 23.91% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 73 83
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.63 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.79% +15.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for NHS.

1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) OOP
3 11 (31.43%) Unit Testing
4 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 10 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
5 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Back Office
6 8 (22.86%) MVC
6 8 (22.86%) OO
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
7 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (17.14%) LDAP
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (17.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 5 (14.29%) Moodle
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) Apache
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) PHP
9 5 (14.29%) MySQL
9 5 (14.29%) e-Learning

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.71%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Software Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
7 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (8.57%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (8.57%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
10 2 (5.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 2 (5.71%) NHS Business Analyst
10 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 2 (5.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 10 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
4 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.57%) LINQ
5 3 (8.57%) WinForms
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.86%) Code First Entity Framework
6 1 (2.86%) RESTful
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
6 1 (2.86%) WCF
6 1 (2.86%) Web Services
6 1 (2.86%) WPF
6 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) e-Learning
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.86%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) LIMS
3 1 (2.86%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) OOP
1 11 (31.43%) Unit Testing
2 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
2 8 (22.86%) MVC
2 8 (22.86%) OO
3 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Change Control
5 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.86%) Information Security
8 1 (2.86%) ITSM
8 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) PHP
4 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) HP