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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 534 505 470
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -35
Contract jobs citing HL7 31 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.076% 0.084%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.84% 0.95% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £204 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £436 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
- +51.35%
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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
3675 3566 2999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.95% 7.94% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 2128 1715
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 142 182
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.29 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.81% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £42.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -2 15 £400 -13.51% 3
South West - 6 £400 - 2
South East -15 4 £295 -15.71% 3
North West -19 4 £300 +9.09% 3
West Midlands -1 2 £400 +60.00% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 30 (50.00%) NHS
2 29 (48.33%) SQL
3 22 (36.67%) XML
4 16 (26.67%) Oracle
5 15 (25.00%) DICOM
6 13 (21.67%) Java
7 12 (20.00%) .NET
7 12 (20.00%) Web Services
8 10 (16.67%) Itk
9 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.33%) Windows
10 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
11 7 (11.67%) Rational Rhapsody
11 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
11 7 (11.67%) C#
11 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.67%) Migration
12 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
12 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
12 6 (10.00%) CSS
12 6 (10.00%) ODBC
12 6 (10.00%) UNIX
12 6 (10.00%) ETL
12 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
13 5 (8.33%) CRM
13 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
13 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (8.33%) InterSystems

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.00%) JCAPS
2 2 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) MS Access
4 1 (1.67%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) MSTest
3 1 (1.67%) Moq
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
2 3 (5.00%) Electronics
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Integration Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Database Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Integration Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Architect
9 1 (1.67%) Configuration Specialist
9 1 (1.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
9 1 (1.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) XML
2 12 (20.00%) Web Services
2 12 (20.00%) .NET
3 10 (16.67%) Itk
4 6 (10.00%) CSS
4 6 (10.00%) ODBC
5 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.67%) HTML
6 4 (6.67%) XSL
7 3 (5.00%) XSLT
7 3 (5.00%) XML Schema
7 3 (5.00%) JSON
7 3 (5.00%) jQuery
8 2 (3.33%) RESTful
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.33%) REST
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.33%) GWT
8 2 (3.33%) Spring
8 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.00%) NHS
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) PACS
4 4 (6.67%) Informatics
5 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.00%) DTV
6 2 (3.33%) Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) e-Health
7 1 (1.67%) LIMS
7 1 (1.67%) NPfIT
7 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.67%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) Migration
1 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
2 6 (10.00%) ETL
3 5 (8.33%) CRM
3 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (6.67%) SOA
4 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.00%) UML
5 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.00%) Information Governance
5 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.33%) Web Development
6 2 (3.33%) Workflow Management
6 2 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) Tcl
7 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
1 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) DICOM
2 3 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) InterSystems
4 4 (6.67%) SAP
5 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Twitter
7 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.67%) iSOFT
7 1 (1.67%) Cerner
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
St. Helens
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago