The table below looks at the statistics for HL7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 153 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HL7 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% - 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% - 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £388 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
303 299 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.08% 9.18% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 172 116
Average daily rate £425 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £197 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £570 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.08 £47.05 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +45.77%

HL7
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

HL7 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HL7
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

HL7 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HL7
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

HL7 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HL7
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL