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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 532 506 468
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -38
Contract jobs citing HL7 31 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.86% 0.96% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £495 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
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
3613 3452 2929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.82% 7.76% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 2064 1670
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 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 126 203
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -25.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.93 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.76 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -5 10 £375 -18.91% 8
South East -24 7 £280 -18.54% 2
East of England - 2 £470 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
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HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (46.55%) XML
2 26 (44.83%) NHS
3 22 (37.93%) SQL
4 19 (32.76%) .NET
5 16 (27.59%) Web Services
6 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 12 (20.69%) DICOM
8 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.97%) C#
8 11 (18.97%) Java
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
9 10 (17.24%) Oracle
9 10 (17.24%) CSS
10 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
10 9 (15.52%) Itk
11 8 (13.79%) Rational Rhapsody
11 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
12 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
12 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (10.34%) PACS
13 6 (10.34%) XSLT
14 5 (8.62%) Windows
14 5 (8.62%) CRM
14 5 (8.62%) IIS
14 5 (8.62%) MS Office
14 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
14 5 (8.62%) Informatics
14 5 (8.62%) JSON
14 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (8.62%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Mule
4 1 (1.72%) JCAPS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.72%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.79%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.17%) Moq
4 3 (5.17%) MSTest
5 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Integration Specialist
4 6 (10.34%) Integration Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Release Manager
6 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (6.90%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Programmer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Integration Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Configuration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (46.55%) XML
2 19 (32.76%) .NET
3 16 (27.59%) Web Services
4 10 (17.24%) CSS
5 9 (15.52%) Itk
6 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.34%) XSLT
8 5 (8.62%) JSON
9 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.90%) jQuery
9 4 (6.90%) WCF
9 4 (6.90%) WSDL
9 4 (6.90%) HTML
9 4 (6.90%) ODBC
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (5.17%) Autofac
10 3 (5.17%) AutoMapper
10 3 (5.17%) XSL
10 3 (5.17%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 26 (44.83%) NHS
2 6 (10.34%) PACS
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.62%) Informatics
4 2 (3.45%) e-Health
4 2 (3.45%) DTV
4 2 (3.45%) LIMS
4 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.45%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) NPfIT
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) UNIX
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (8.62%) CRM
2 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
3 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
3 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.17%) Scrum
5 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Migration
5 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.45%) Workflow
5 2 (3.45%) Workflow Management
5 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) UML
5 2 (3.45%) SOA
5 2 (3.45%) Analytics
5 2 (3.45%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) C#
2 11 (18.97%) Java
3 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.17%) Tcl
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) ISEB
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) DICOM
2 4 (6.90%) QA
3 2 (3.45%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Cerner
4 2 (3.45%) Google
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) iSOFT
5 1 (1.72%) InterSystems
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Posted: 4 days ago
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