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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank - 128 124
Contract jobs citing HL7 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.11% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate
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- £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
330 193 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.53% 6.38% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 96 70
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 19
Average hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £53.50 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) NHS
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (18.18%) Neverfail
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (18.18%) JCAPS
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Clustering
7 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) InterSystems
7 1 (9.09%) Electronics
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) DTS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Database Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
1 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Neverfail
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) InterSystems
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter