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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 539 553 481
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -72
Contract jobs citing HL7 40 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.059% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.01% 0.73% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 17
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£375 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £380 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £270 £306
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -11.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £23.13
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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
3954 4104 3348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.79% 8.01% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2379 2529 2018
Average daily rate £408 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 172 136
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.25 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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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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
London +15 17 £425 +13.33% 2
North West -13 10 £315 +18.86% 3
South West +12 8 £388 +29.16%
South East -7 3 £310 -17.33% 1
West Midlands -10 1 £425 +41.66% 1
Yorkshire -16 1 - - 3
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HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 40 (56.34%) NHS
2 32 (45.07%) SQL
3 17 (23.94%) XML
4 16 (22.54%) Oracle
4 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
5 15 (21.13%) .NET
6 14 (19.72%) DICOM
7 13 (18.31%) Java
7 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.90%) C#
8 12 (16.90%) Rational Rhapsody
9 11 (15.49%) Web Services
10 9 (12.68%) Migration
10 9 (12.68%) Itk
11 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
11 8 (11.27%) Data Migration
11 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.27%) Windows
12 7 (9.86%) ETL
13 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.45%) InterSystems
13 6 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
13 6 (8.45%) UNIX
13 6 (8.45%) SOA
13 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (8.45%) ODBC
13 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
13 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
13 6 (8.45%) SAP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 6 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) LDAP
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) FTP
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) MS Access
5 1 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.82%) Selenium
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) MSTest
3 1 (1.41%) Moq
3 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.41%) NUnit
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.04%) Electronics
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
1 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
1 5 (7.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Analyst
2 20 (28.17%) Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Integration Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Integration Specialist
4 7 (9.86%) Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Programmer
6 4 (5.63%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Integration Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) XML
2 15 (21.13%) .NET
3 11 (15.49%) Web Services
4 9 (12.68%) Itk
5 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.45%) ODBC
6 5 (7.04%) CSS
7 4 (5.63%) HTML
7 4 (5.63%) XSL
8 3 (4.23%) XML Schema
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.23%) JSON
8 3 (4.23%) jQuery
9 2 (2.82%) RESTful
9 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.82%) REST
9 2 (2.82%) LINQ
9 2 (2.82%) GWT
9 2 (2.82%) Spring
9 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 40 (56.34%) NHS
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) DTV
3 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) PACS
4 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.82%) Informatics
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) e-Health
6 1 (1.41%) LIMS
6 1 (1.41%) NPfIT
6 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.41%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) Migration
2 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.27%) Data Migration
3 7 (9.86%) ETL
4 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.45%) SOA
5 5 (7.04%) CRM
5 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
5 5 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Scrum
6 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.23%) Information Governance
7 3 (4.23%) Database Mirroring
7 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.82%) Web Development
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) Java
3 12 (16.90%) C#
4 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.23%) Tcl
7 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) DICOM
2 5 (7.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Oracle
2 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.45%) SAP
3 6 (8.45%) InterSystems
4 2 (2.82%) Google
4 2 (2.82%) Cerner
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.82%) Neverfail
5 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.41%) iSOFT
5 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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