The table below looks at the statistics for HL7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Health Level 7 (HL7)
UK / England
Rank 546 584 554
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -30
Contract jobs citing HL7 29 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.040% 0.078%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.60% 0.35% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 30
Median daily rate £373 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £420 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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
4807 5459 5642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.62% 11.43% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3164 3545 3494
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 183 168
Median hourly rate £23.34 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.42% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-50.88% +87.77%

HL7
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing HL7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 12 £375 - 2
North West +23 8 £371 -4.14%
Yorkshire +22 3 £485 +22.78%
East of England - 3 - -
South East +17 2 £500 +42.85%
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
HL7
UK

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HL7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for HL7.

1 23 (44.23%) NHS
2 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.92%) Java
4 12 (23.08%) JSON
5 10 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 10 (19.23%) Rational Rhapsody
6 9 (17.31%) Web Services
7 8 (15.38%) XML
8 7 (13.46%) Windows
8 7 (13.46%) SMTP
9 6 (11.54%) Electronic Patient Records
9 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.54%) SOAP
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.62%) SOA
10 5 (9.62%) HTTP
10 5 (9.62%) ITIL
10 5 (9.62%) C#
10 5 (9.62%) .NET
10 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
10 5 (9.62%) PACS
10 5 (9.62%) Validation
10 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
11 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
11 4 (7.69%) PHP
11 4 (7.69%) Cerner
11 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (5.77%) McKesson

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 10 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Mule
3 1 (1.92%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.92%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) SMTP
2 5 (9.62%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) RFID
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (3.85%) MS Access
5 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Power BI
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
5 1 (1.92%) Redis
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Integration Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Integration Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Integration Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Integration Test Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) JSON
2 9 (17.31%) Web Services
3 8 (15.38%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) SOAP
5 5 (9.62%) .NET
6 2 (3.85%) CSS
6 2 (3.85%) GWT
6 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.85%) RESTful
6 2 (3.85%) Spring
6 2 (3.85%) WCF
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.92%) Itk
7 1 (1.92%) J2EE
7 1 (1.92%) ODBC
7 1 (1.92%) REST
7 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) NHS
2 5 (9.62%) PACS
3 2 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.92%) ASTM
4 1 (1.92%) Blog
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) LIMS
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) SOA
2 5 (9.62%) Validation
3 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Data Architecture
4 3 (5.77%) Scrum
5 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.85%) Migration
5 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.85%) Open Source
5 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.85%) Product Management
5 2 (3.85%) System Testing
5 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.85%) Usability Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Change Control
6 1 (1.92%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.92%) Java
3 10 (19.23%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) C#
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.85%) VB
6 2 (3.85%) VB6
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) DICOM
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.92%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Cerner
3 3 (5.77%) McKesson
3 3 (5.77%) MEDITECH
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) InterSystems