Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 42 64
Rank change year-on-year +20 +22 -21
Contract jobs citing NHS 43 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.57% 1.80% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.11% 9.38% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 1
Devon median daily rate £523 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.11% +20.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £320 £393 £363
90th Percentile £603 £513 £388
South West median daily rate £450 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +13.56% +5.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £140.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.00% - -
South West median hourly rate £13.70 £140.00 -
% change year-on-year -90.21% - -

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 225 96 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 34.40% 19.24% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 58 103
Devon median daily rate £400 £375 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -0.27% +7.43%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £213
90th Percentile £600 £488 £488
South West median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.17% +19.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27.60 £26.50 £11.72
90th Percentile £77.55 £94.38 £46.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +6.41%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +16 31 £525 +16.67%
Plymouth - 11 £320 - 1
NHS
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 27 (62.79%) JIRA
2 17 (39.53%) Confluence
2 17 (39.53%) HPUX
3 13 (30.23%) Retail
3 13 (30.23%) Docker
4 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (23.26%) OpenVPN
5 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
5 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
5 10 (23.26%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (23.26%) Workflow Management
5 10 (23.26%) JUnit
5 10 (23.26%) Workflow
5 10 (23.26%) DevOps
5 10 (23.26%) FreeIPA
5 10 (23.26%) Kubernetes
5 10 (23.26%) SonarQube
5 10 (23.26%) Black Duck
5 10 (23.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (23.26%) Slack
5 10 (23.26%) Amazon EKS
6 9 (20.93%) HP
7 8 (18.60%) Marketing
7 8 (18.60%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (18.60%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
8 7 (16.28%) User Experience
8 7 (16.28%) WordPress
8 7 (16.28%) Degree
8 7 (16.28%) Sass

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 17 (39.53%) Confluence
2 7 (16.28%) WordPress
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (23.26%) Amazon EKS
2 10 (23.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 27 (62.79%) JIRA
2 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.26%) JUnit
2 10 (23.26%) SonarQube
2 10 (23.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (30.23%) Retail
2 8 (18.60%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (16.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (16.28%) WordPress Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Graduate
5 3 (6.98%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Clinical Coder
6 1 (2.33%) Information Governance Officer
6 1 (2.33%) Information Officer
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA Developer
6 1 (2.33%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) CSS
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
1 7 (16.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) HPUX
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) DevOps
1 10 (23.26%) Workflow
1 10 (23.26%) Workflow Management
2 8 (18.60%) Collaborative Working
2 8 (18.60%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
3 7 (16.28%) SEO
3 7 (16.28%) Web Design
4 4 (9.30%) Change Control
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) ERP
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.98%) OO
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Identification
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (4.65%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GDPR
1 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) FreeIPA
1 10 (23.26%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.63%) Grafana
2 5 (11.63%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Black Duck
2 9 (20.93%) HP
3 5 (11.63%) Splunk
4 3 (6.98%) Zend
5 2 (4.65%) InterSystems
6 1 (2.33%) OneTrust
6 1 (2.33%) SAP