Period
to 22 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 22 October 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 West > Devon
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 55 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21 +15
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.51% 0.89% 3.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.31% 3.36% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 17
Devon median daily rate £475 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -3.13% +45.45%
10th Percentile £388 £336 £202
90th Percentile £513 £628 £429
South West median daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £18.69 - £23.50

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 Devon with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 111 149 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 23.97% 26.61% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 95 96
Devon median daily rate £364 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +6.38% +0.71%
10th Percentile £263 £172 £176
90th Percentile £481 £498 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 13
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £37.50 £13.30 £15.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £47.95 £50.40
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £29.60
% change year-on-year +7.59% +33.45% -24.35%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Devon

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Devon

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Devon over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Devon

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Devon

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Devon region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 7 £475 +26.67% 2
NHS
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Devon region with a requirement for NHS.

1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) PMO
3 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) GitLab
5 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (14.29%) Replication
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) Tomcat

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) GitLab
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Test Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Architect
2 2 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) PMO
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat