The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 37 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing NHS 43 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.68% 2.31% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.39% 9.82% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 4
Average daily rate £315 £311 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £268 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -3.22%
NHS
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
201 163 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.21% 23.49% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 102 64
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £168 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 31 £308 +0.40% 2
West Wales +19 2 £255 -19.04%
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 38 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (48.68%) .NET
3 26 (34.21%) SQL
3 26 (34.21%) MVC
4 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
4 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (30.26%) C#
5 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
5 23 (30.26%) Unit Testing
6 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 19 (25.00%) XML
7 17 (22.37%) HTML
7 17 (22.37%) Scrum
8 16 (21.05%) OOP
8 16 (21.05%) OO
8 16 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
9 15 (19.74%) Disclosure Scotland
10 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
11 13 (17.11%) Web Services
11 13 (17.11%) Project Management
11 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (17.11%) Entity Framework
12 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 12 (15.79%) CSS
12 12 (15.79%) SOAP
12 12 (15.79%) Business Analysis
12 12 (15.79%) TDD
13 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
13 11 (14.47%) Back Office

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (3.95%) IIS
1 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.84%) MS Project
3 8 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) HTTP
2 6 (7.89%) LDAP
3 1 (1.32%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.32%) SAN
3 1 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.47%) Back Office
2 7 (9.21%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Analyst
3 21 (27.63%) .NET Developer
4 19 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 18 (23.68%) Business Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Lead Test Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Test Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) NHS Business Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Senior SQL Developer
10 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.95%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.68%) .NET
2 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
2 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (25.00%) XML
4 17 (22.37%) HTML
5 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
6 13 (17.11%) Entity Framework
6 13 (17.11%) Web Services
7 12 (15.79%) CSS
7 12 (15.79%) SOAP
8 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (11.84%) WCF
9 7 (9.21%) jQuery
10 4 (5.26%) XForms
10 4 (5.26%) XSLT
11 3 (3.95%) Ajax
12 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Clustering
2 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.63%) Informatics
2 2 (2.63%) LIMS
2 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.32%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.32%) PACS
3 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) MVC
2 23 (30.26%) Unit Testing
3 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (22.37%) Scrum
5 16 (21.05%) OO
5 16 (21.05%) OOP
5 16 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
6 13 (17.11%) Project Management
7 12 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 12 (15.79%) TDD
8 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
9 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.89%) SDLC
10 6 (7.89%) Test Management
11 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.58%) Functional Testing
11 5 (6.58%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (6.58%) Test Scripting
12 4 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) SQL
2 23 (30.26%) C#
3 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.26%) XPath
5 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.26%) ISEB
4 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (7.89%) HL7
3 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) Red Gate
3 2 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (1.32%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.32%) Dell
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) VMware
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