The table below looks at the statistics for HL7 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 561 538 514
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Contract jobs citing HL7 38 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.062% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.89% 0.78% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 17
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£388 £330 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £403 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £345
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
- +51.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4269 4089 3378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 7.88% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2520 2429 1949
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 171 164
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.59 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

HL7
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HL7 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HL7
Daily Rate Trend

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

HL7 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HL7
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HL7 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

HL7 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HL7
Hourly Rate Trend

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

HL7 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HL7
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England -3 38 £388 +17.42% 15
London +12 19 £400 +3.22% 4
South West +1 7 £400 +33.33% 2
North West -15 7 £308 +16.03% 6
City of London +16 3 - - 1
South East -35 3 £310 -11.42% 1
Basingstoke +2 2 - -
Hampshire -10 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £315 - 2
West Midlands -8 1 £425 +41.66%
Manchester -13 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -16 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £310 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £310 -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Scotland - - - -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 36 (51.43%) NHS
2 31 (44.29%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) XML
4 16 (22.86%) .NET
4 16 (22.86%) Oracle
4 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
5 15 (21.43%) DICOM
6 13 (18.57%) Java
7 12 (17.14%) Web Services
8 11 (15.71%) C#
8 11 (15.71%) Rational Rhapsody
9 10 (14.29%) Itk
9 10 (14.29%) Windows
9 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
11 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
11 8 (11.43%) HTML
11 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
11 8 (11.43%) CSS
12 7 (10.00%) SOA
12 7 (10.00%) ETL
12 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
12 7 (10.00%) Migration
12 7 (10.00%) Data Migration
13 6 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
13 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
13 6 (8.57%) ODBC

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.43%) MS Access
5 1 (1.43%) DTS
5 1 (1.43%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Moq
3 1 (1.43%) MSTest
3 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
1 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.29%) Electronics
1 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.29%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Analyst
2 21 (30.00%) Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Integration Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Architect
4 7 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
5 6 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Database Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Programmer
8 2 (2.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) XML
2 16 (22.86%) .NET
3 12 (17.14%) Web Services
4 10 (14.29%) Itk
5 8 (11.43%) HTML
5 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 8 (11.43%) CSS
6 6 (8.57%) ODBC
7 5 (7.14%) JSON
8 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.71%) XSL
9 3 (4.29%) SOAP
9 3 (4.29%) XML Schema
9 3 (4.29%) NHibernate
9 3 (4.29%) jQuery
10 2 (2.86%) GWT
10 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.86%) RESTful
10 2 (2.86%) REST
10 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (51.43%) NHS
2 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Informatics
4 4 (5.71%) PACS
5 3 (4.29%) DTV
5 3 (4.29%) Health Informatics
5 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.86%) Open Source
6 2 (2.86%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) LIMS
7 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.43%) e-Health
7 1 (1.43%) NPfIT
7 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) UNIX
3 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.00%) SOA
2 7 (10.00%) ETL
2 7 (10.00%) Migration
2 7 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.14%) CRM
4 5 (7.14%) MVC
4 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.71%) Web Development
5 4 (5.71%) Scrum
5 4 (5.71%) Project Management
5 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.29%) ITIL
6 3 (4.29%) UML
6 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.29%) Service Management
6 3 (4.29%) Information Governance
6 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) SQL
2 13 (18.57%) Java
3 11 (15.71%) C#
4 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.29%) VB
7 3 (4.29%) Tcl
8 2 (2.86%) VB6
8 2 (2.86%) VBScript
8 2 (2.86%) C
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.43%) DICOM
2 5 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) InterSystems
4 4 (5.71%) SAP
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) Google
7 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.43%) iSOFT
7 1 (1.43%) Cerner
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter
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