The table below looks at the statistics for HL7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 543 532 517
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing HL7 31 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.059% 0.074%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.80% 0.79% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £291 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.17% -13.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £19.38 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.38 -
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3858 3541 3619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.53% 7.48% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2443 2184 2139
Average daily rate £400 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 124 215
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+25.62% -7.89%

HL7
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HL7 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

HL7 Jobs Demand Trend in England

HL7
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HL7 across the England region.

HL7 Daily Rate Trend in England

HL7
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HL7 across the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

HL7 Daily Rate Histogram in England

HL7
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HL7 across the England region.

HL7 Hourly Rate Trend in England

HL7
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -16 6 £319 -8.92% 4
South West - 5 £400 -
London +4 4 £438 +16.66% 4
East of England -8 4 £470 +89.89% 1
East Midlands +3 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
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HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing HL7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HL7.

1 31 (53.45%) XML
2 24 (41.38%) NHS
3 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
4 20 (34.48%) .NET
5 15 (25.86%) SQL
5 15 (25.86%) XSLT
6 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 14 (24.14%) Web Services
7 13 (22.41%) C#
7 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (20.69%) CSS
8 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
9 11 (18.97%) Informatics
10 10 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.52%) Itk
12 8 (13.79%) IIS
12 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
13 7 (12.07%) WSDL
13 7 (12.07%) WCF
13 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (10.34%) PACS
14 6 (10.34%) DICOM
14 6 (10.34%) Rational Rhapsody
15 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
15 5 (8.62%) JSON
15 5 (8.62%) MS Office
15 5 (8.62%) HTML
15 5 (8.62%) Java

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing HL7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HL7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.79%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.72%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) QlikView
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.34%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (5.17%) MSTest
4 3 (5.17%) Moq
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Integration Specialist
3 11 (18.97%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Configuration Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Release Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Programmer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) CRM Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Technical Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (53.45%) XML
2 20 (34.48%) .NET
3 15 (25.86%) XSLT
4 14 (24.14%) Web Services
5 12 (20.69%) CSS
6 9 (15.52%) Itk
7 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
8 7 (12.07%) WSDL
8 7 (12.07%) WCF
9 5 (8.62%) JSON
9 5 (8.62%) HTML
10 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.90%) jQuery
11 3 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (5.17%) RESTful
11 3 (5.17%) OLE DB
11 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.17%) Autofac
11 3 (5.17%) AutoMapper
12 2 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) NHS
2 11 (18.97%) Informatics
3 6 (10.34%) PACS
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) DTV
5 2 (3.45%) LIMS
5 2 (3.45%) e-Health
5 2 (3.45%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) NPfIT
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
1 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
1 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
3 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.17%) Scrum
4 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.17%) CRM
4 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.45%) UML
5 2 (3.45%) Migration
5 2 (3.45%) Workflow
5 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.45%) Workflow Management
5 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.45%) Analytics
5 2 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.72%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (1.72%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.72%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.41%) C#
4 5 (8.62%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) Tcl
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.72%) ISEB
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) DICOM
2 2 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Cerner
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) Google
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