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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 33 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing NHS 24 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.39% 0.80% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.43% 2.63% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 5
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£320 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £445 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.44 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.81% -3.48%
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
107 114 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.04% 30.24% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 81 50
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £214 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.77 £10.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.09% -31.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 23 (53.49%) C#
3 21 (48.84%) .NET
4 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
4 20 (46.51%) XML
5 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
6 17 (39.53%) WCF
7 16 (37.21%) SOAP
7 16 (37.21%) Web Services
7 16 (37.21%) Migration
8 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
8 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (32.56%) Data Migration
9 14 (32.56%) ETL
10 12 (27.91%) Scrum
10 12 (27.91%) HL7
11 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
12 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
13 9 (20.93%) HTML
13 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
13 9 (20.93%) CSS
13 9 (20.93%) HTTP
13 9 (20.93%) Windows
13 9 (20.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (20.93%) MVC
13 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (20.93%) TDD
13 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
13 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
7 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
7 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.65%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (20.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Software Developer
3 13 (30.23%) Senior Developer
4 9 (20.93%) .NET Developer
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
5 8 (18.60%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Integration Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Clinical Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Integration Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Clinical Data Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Data Manager
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) .NET
2 20 (46.51%) XML
3 17 (39.53%) WCF
4 16 (37.21%) SOAP
4 16 (37.21%) Web Services
5 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.93%) CSS
6 9 (20.93%) HTML
6 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (16.28%) EDI
7 7 (16.28%) EDIFACT
8 6 (13.95%) LINQ
8 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
9 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
10 4 (9.30%) RESTful
10 4 (9.30%) WinForms
10 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (4.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Integration
2 7 (16.28%) PACS
3 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.98%) Reference Data
6 2 (4.65%) LIMS
7 1 (2.33%) Informatics
7 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Migration
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) ETL
3 14 (32.56%) Data Migration
4 12 (27.91%) Scrum
5 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
6 9 (20.93%) MVC
6 9 (20.93%) TDD
7 7 (16.28%) Information Security
7 7 (16.28%) Project Management
8 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
9 4 (9.30%) OOP
10 3 (6.98%) Service Management
10 3 (6.98%) Information Management
11 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.65%) ITIL
11 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 23 (53.49%) C#
3 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) HL7
2 7 (16.28%) DICOM
3 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) IBM
2 7 (16.28%) Citrix
2 7 (16.28%) Fiorano
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
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