Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 50 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 +14
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.73% 1.08% 3.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.45% 3.87% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 16
Devon median daily rate £500 £400 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -0.50% +46.18%
10th Percentile £280 £205 £369
90th Percentile £525 £608 £450
South West median daily rate £323 £344 £379
% change year-on-year -6.18% -9.24% +20.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £18.69 - £19.75

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 124 155 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 26.78% 27.78% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 103 87
Devon median daily rate £360 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.90% +7.69%
10th Percentile £278 £140 £155
90th Percentile £513 £598 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 13
Devon median hourly rate £24.31 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.22% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.24 £27.75 £19.25
90th Percentile £39.14 £47.90 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £33.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +25.85% +24.53% -29.33%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 £500 +33.33%
NHS
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 (87.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) PMO
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) MCSA
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Slack
2 1 (12.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FreeIPA
1 1 (12.50%) Grafana
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Black Duck
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk
1 1 (12.50%) VMware