Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 26 48
Rank change year-on-year -42 +22 -14
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.90% 5.73% 2.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.87% 21.30% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 13
Cardiff median daily rate £250 £325 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +91.18% -46.88%
10th Percentile £159 £174 £134
90th Percentile £452 £394 £298
South Wales median daily rate £300 £325 £170
% change year-on-year -7.69% +91.18% -46.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £25.00 £22.76 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.84% +15.97% +13.28%
10th Percentile £20.00 £21.22 £18.56
90th Percentile £30.00 £24.33 £20.69
South Wales median hourly rate £22.38 £22.76 £23.29
% change year-on-year -1.69% -2.27% +47.86%

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 181 169 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 23.35% 26.91% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 127 102
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £360 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.37% +10.07%
10th Percentile £209 £176 £183
90th Percentile £575 £471 £513
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £47.69 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +125.81% -1.59%
10th Percentile £25.04 £19.66 £12.75
90th Percentile £66.33 £43.58 £20.34
South Wales median hourly rate £20.31 £35.00 £23.73
% change year-on-year -41.97% +47.52% +33.10%

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 16 August 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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) LIMS
3 1 (14.29%) PACS
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) e-Health
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB

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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) e-Health
1 1 (14.29%) LIMS
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Xamarin