The table below looks at the statistics for HL7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 374 384 363
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing HL7 12 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.078% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.71% 0.94% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £335 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1695 1810 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.20% 8.28% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1240 1019
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.20 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £82.30 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

HL7
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HL7 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

HL7 Jobs Demand Trend in London

HL7
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HL7 across the London region.

HL7 Daily Rate Trend in London

HL7
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HL7 across the London region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

HL7 Daily Rate Histogram in London

HL7
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HL7 across the London region.

HL7 Hourly Rate Trend in London

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 13 (68.42%) NHS
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) DICOM
7 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
7 4 (21.05%) QA
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
7 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (21.05%) UNIX
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) ODBC
8 3 (15.79%) Tcl
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) Informatics
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) Cerner
9 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (10.53%) Scrum
9 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) SNOMED CT
9 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.53%) JSON
9 2 (10.53%) HTML
9 2 (10.53%) JavaScript

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.53%) MSTest
1 2 (10.53%) Moq
2 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) ODBC
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) XSL
5 2 (10.53%) XSLT
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) XML Schema
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (10.53%) AutoMapper
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) RESTful
5 2 (10.53%) Autofac
6 1 (5.26%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) NHS
2 3 (15.79%) Informatics
3 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) DTV
4 1 (5.26%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
3 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) QMS
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.79%) Tcl
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) DICOM
2 4 (21.05%) QA
3 2 (10.53%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Cerner
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.26%) iSOFT
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