The table below looks at the statistics for HL7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 271 266 247
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing HL7 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.020% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.21% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
830 969 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.59% 9.71% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 500 417
Average daily rate £405 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 32 40
Average hourly rate £15.55 £21.55 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.39 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +41.46%

HL7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HL7 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HL7
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HL7 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HL7
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HL7 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HL7
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft