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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 382 368 366
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing HL7 17 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.074% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.00% 0.87% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £419 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £298 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
- +51.35%
HL7
England

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
1694 1837 1500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.98% 8.45% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1221 1020
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 39
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.50 £43.60 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%

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 27 February 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
City of London +11 3 - -
HL7
England

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (52.38%) SQL
1 11 (52.38%) NHS
2 10 (47.62%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) DICOM
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 6 (28.57%) ODBC
5 6 (28.57%) UNIX
5 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) XSL
7 3 (14.29%) Tcl
7 3 (14.29%) XML Schema
7 3 (14.29%) UML
7 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
7 3 (14.29%) QA
7 3 (14.29%) Information Governance
7 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) SNOMED CT
8 2 (9.52%) SOA
8 2 (9.52%) XSLT
8 2 (9.52%) MS Office

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) MSTest
1 1 (4.76%) Moq
General
1 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (28.57%) ODBC
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) XSL
5 3 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 2 (9.52%) RESTful
6 2 (9.52%) XSLT
6 2 (9.52%) HTML
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.76%) CSS
7 1 (4.76%) SOAP
7 1 (4.76%) Autofac
7 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.76%) AutoMapper
7 1 (4.76%) Itk
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) NHS
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Informatics
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) UML
1 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
1 3 (14.29%) Information Governance
2 2 (9.52%) SOA
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) E-business
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Test Management
3 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.76%) System Testing
3 1 (4.76%) QMS
3 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) Tcl
4 3 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) DICOM
2 3 (14.29%) QA
3 2 (9.52%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Cerner
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.76%) iSOFT
3 1 (4.76%) InterSystems