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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 553 520 543
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Contract jobs citing HL7 26 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.065% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.64% 0.88% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £384 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £276 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -21.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £23.13 £27.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.13 £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
4088 3541 4091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.79% 7.41% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2599 2194 2404
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 127 208
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.50 £41.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -11.39%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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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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 +13 8 £363 -0.06% 1
South West - 8 £338 -
North West -10 4 £315 +0.80%
South East -16 3 £400 +14.28% 2
East of England -23 2 £320 +29.29%
Yorkshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 26 (55.32%) XML
2 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
3 18 (38.30%) .NET
4 16 (34.04%) XSLT
4 16 (34.04%) NHS
5 14 (29.79%) SQL
5 14 (29.79%) C#
5 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
6 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
6 13 (27.66%) CSS
6 13 (27.66%) Web Services
7 10 (21.28%) Informatics
8 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
9 8 (17.02%) IIS
9 8 (17.02%) WSDL
10 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (14.89%) WCF
10 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.64%) MS Office
12 4 (8.51%) HTML
12 4 (8.51%) Java
12 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
12 4 (8.51%) Itk
13 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
13 3 (6.38%) GWT
13 3 (6.38%) jQuery
13 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (17.02%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) QlikView
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
2 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.26%) MSTest
4 2 (4.26%) Moq
5 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Integration Specialist
3 7 (14.89%) Configuration Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Release Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) XML
2 18 (38.30%) .NET
3 16 (34.04%) XSLT
4 13 (27.66%) CSS
4 13 (27.66%) Web Services
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
5 8 (17.02%) WSDL
6 7 (14.89%) WCF
7 4 (8.51%) HTML
7 4 (8.51%) Itk
8 3 (6.38%) GWT
8 3 (6.38%) jQuery
8 3 (6.38%) Spring
8 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.38%) JSON
8 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.38%) OLE DB
9 2 (4.26%) RESTful
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.26%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) NHS
2 10 (21.28%) Informatics
3 3 (6.38%) PACS
4 2 (4.26%) DTV
4 2 (4.26%) LIMS
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Health Informatics
5 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.13%) e-Health
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
3 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
3 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.38%) SOA
4 2 (4.26%) EAI
4 2 (4.26%) UML
4 2 (4.26%) Scrum
4 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
4 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Analytics
5 1 (2.13%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.13%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (2.13%) Workflow Management
5 1 (2.13%) Web Development
5 1 (2.13%) Workflow
5 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
1 14 (29.79%) C#
2 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Tcl
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SNOMED CT
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) DICOM
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Google
2 3 (6.38%) Cerner
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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