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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 546 522 554
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +32
Contract jobs citing HL7 32 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.084% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.78% 1.12% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 10
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£325 £340 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £385 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £370
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £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
4101 3671 4230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.03% 7.52% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2525 2201 2382
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 150 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
South West -20 14 £325 - 6
London +5 7 £356 -5.12% 1
North West -7 7 £315 +5.00% 2
South East -11 2 £398 +13.57%
East of England -25 1 £140 -54.83%
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 4
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (50.88%) NHS
2 26 (45.61%) .NET
3 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 24 (42.11%) XML
4 19 (33.33%) C#
5 16 (28.07%) SQL
6 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
7 13 (22.81%) XSLT
7 13 (22.81%) Web Services
8 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio
8 12 (21.05%) CSS
9 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
10 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.79%) Informatics
12 8 (14.04%) WSDL
12 8 (14.04%) HTML
12 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (12.28%) IIS
13 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
13 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (10.53%) WCF
14 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 6 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
15 5 (8.77%) Windows
16 4 (7.02%) ITIL
16 4 (7.02%) Java
16 4 (7.02%) Oracle
16 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (12.28%) IIS
1 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.26%) JCAPS
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.75%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) DTS
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.51%) MSTest
5 2 (3.51%) Moq
6 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Integration Specialist
3 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Release Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.51%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.51%) DBA
6 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) .NET
2 24 (42.11%) XML
3 13 (22.81%) XSLT
3 13 (22.81%) Web Services
4 12 (21.05%) CSS
5 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
6 8 (14.04%) HTML
6 8 (14.04%) WSDL
7 6 (10.53%) WCF
8 4 (7.02%) jQuery
9 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.26%) JSON
9 3 (5.26%) GWT
9 3 (5.26%) Itk
9 3 (5.26%) OLE DB
9 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.26%) Spring
10 2 (3.51%) SOAP
10 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.51%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.88%) NHS
2 9 (15.79%) Informatics
3 3 (5.26%) LIMS
4 2 (3.51%) DTV
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) PACS
4 2 (3.51%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) e-Health
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.02%) ITIL
3 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 3 (5.26%) SOA
3 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
3 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
4 2 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (3.51%) Scrum
4 2 (3.51%) Project Management
4 2 (3.51%) EAI
4 2 (3.51%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (1.75%) Data Modelling
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.75%) ERP
5 1 (1.75%) e-GIF
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.26%) MUMPS
6 2 (3.51%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Cerner
3 3 (5.26%) InterSystems
3 3 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (3.51%) CommVault
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
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