Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

National Health Service (NHS)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 11 30
Rank change year-on-year -44 +19 +12
Contract jobs citing NHS 25 63 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.98% 9.75% 5.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.82% 30.00% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 25
Cardiff median daily rate £390 £338 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +68.75% -37.50%
10th Percentile £182 £149 £154
90th Percentile £600 £400 £473
South Wales median daily rate £375 £305 £200
% change year-on-year +22.95% +52.50% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £26.11 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.39% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £26.23
% change year-on-year +26.32% -27.55% +66.51%

NHS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 231 210 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 27.50% 32.51% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 147 148
Cardiff median daily rate £405 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £227 £150 £158
90th Percentile £588 £475 £525
South Wales median daily rate £408 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +8.67% -3.85% +8.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £26.11 £22.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.64% -44.05% +151.97%
South Wales median hourly rate £22.50 £29.07 £26.23
% change year-on-year -22.60% +10.85% +27.93%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Cardiff

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Cardiff

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Cardiff over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Cardiff

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Cardiff

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Cardiff over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NHS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for NHS.

1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) Change Management
6 7 (28.00%) Project Management
7 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (24.00%) Android
7 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (24.00%) MSTest
7 6 (24.00%) Android Development
7 6 (24.00%) iOS Development
7 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Xamarin
8 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (20.00%) Informatics
8 5 (20.00%) NUnit
8 5 (20.00%) MVC
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET

NHS
Co-occurring 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MSTest
2 5 (20.00%) NUnit
3 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Business Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Digital Transformation
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Manager
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (12.00%) LINQ
3 3 (12.00%) SOAP
3 3 (12.00%) WPF
3 3 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) e-Health
3 1 (4.00%) LIMS
3 1 (4.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Android
2 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Change Management
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Android Development
4 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) iOS Development
5 5 (20.00%) Informatics
5 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (20.00%) OOP
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Xamarin