The table below looks at the statistics for HL7 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 611 603 584
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing HL7 39 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.074% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 0.78% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 14
Median daily rate £600 £346 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.28% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+86.13% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - £35.00

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
5133 5400 5084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.51% 9.48% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3274 3505 3096
Median daily rate £425 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 196 207
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.24% +8.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

HL7
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HL7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 39 £600 +96.72% 6
South West +15 22 £638 +82.14%
Wiltshire - 15 £600 -
London +2 12 £225 -43.75% 3
Corsham - 9 £500 -
Gloucestershire 0 3 £638 -
Chippenham - 2 £688 -
City of London +46 1 - -
South East +13 1 - - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HL7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HL7.

1 36 (50.70%) Web Services
2 35 (49.30%) NHS
3 31 (43.66%) SOA
3 31 (43.66%) REST
4 30 (42.25%) XML
5 25 (35.21%) WSDL
5 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (33.80%) XSD
7 23 (32.39%) Migration
8 22 (30.99%) Zachman Framework
8 22 (30.99%) TOGAF
8 22 (30.99%) Security Cleared
9 21 (29.58%) MODAF
10 20 (28.17%) SQL
11 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
12 16 (22.54%) SOAP
13 15 (21.13%) VMware
13 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
14 14 (19.72%) Data Migration
14 14 (19.72%) Docker
15 13 (18.31%) Virtual Environments
15 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Intune
15 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (18.31%) Xen
15 13 (18.31%) Citrix
15 13 (18.31%) FTP
15 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
15 13 (18.31%) ITIL
15 13 (18.31%) Windows
16 12 (16.90%) HTTP

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.68%) IBM Transformation Extender
1 9 (12.68%) MQSeries
2 6 (8.45%) Confluence
3 5 (7.04%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) FTP
2 12 (16.90%) HTTP
3 9 (12.68%) HTTPS
3 9 (12.68%) WinSCP
4 7 (9.86%) SAN
5 3 (4.23%) SMTP
6 2 (2.82%) VoIP
7 1 (1.41%) DNS
7 1 (1.41%) Firewall
7 1 (1.41%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.41%) OLTP
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) ClearCase
1 9 (12.68%) XMLSpy
2 7 (9.86%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (9.86%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (8.45%) Hudson
3 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.45%) JIRA
3 6 (8.45%) Maven
4 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.41%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.41%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (5.63%) Electronics
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Architect
2 20 (28.17%) Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Designer
5 7 (9.86%) Business Architect
5 7 (9.86%) Integration Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Applications Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Integration Specialist
7 5 (7.04%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.23%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Tester
10 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.70%) Web Services
2 31 (43.66%) REST
3 30 (42.25%) XML
4 25 (35.21%) WSDL
5 24 (33.80%) XSD
6 16 (22.54%) SOAP
7 10 (14.08%) JSON
7 10 (14.08%) Middleware
7 10 (14.08%) XSLT
8 9 (12.68%) EDI
8 9 (12.68%) JMS
8 9 (12.68%) XSL
9 6 (8.45%) .NET
10 3 (4.23%) HTML
10 3 (4.23%) Itk
11 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (49.30%) NHS
2 9 (12.68%) SWIFT
3 7 (9.86%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.63%) ASTM
5 3 (4.23%) DataPower
5 3 (4.23%) PACS
6 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.63%) Unix
4 2 (2.82%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) SOA
2 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (32.39%) Migration
4 22 (30.99%) TOGAF
4 22 (30.99%) Zachman Framework
5 21 (29.58%) MODAF
6 14 (19.72%) Data Migration
7 13 (18.31%) ITIL
7 13 (18.31%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (12.68%) Defect Tracking
8 9 (12.68%) EAI
9 8 (11.27%) Use Case
10 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (8.45%) Workflow
11 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.63%) Data Protection
12 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.63%) Transition Management
12 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) SQL
2 11 (15.49%) Java
3 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.04%) MUMPS
4 4 (5.63%) C#
5 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.82%) C
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.41%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (30.99%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) Degree
3 8 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (9.86%) MCSA
4 7 (9.86%) MCSD
4 7 (9.86%) MCSE
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) SEPA
2 3 (4.23%) DICOM
3 1 (1.41%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO13485
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Docker
2 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.31%) Xen
3 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.63%) Samba
5 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (12.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.13%) VMware
3 13 (18.31%) Citrix
4 9 (12.68%) HP
4 9 (12.68%) IBM
4 9 (12.68%) Remedy
5 8 (11.27%) Oracle
6 4 (5.63%) Cerner
7 3 (4.23%) McKesson
7 3 (4.23%) MEDITECH
7 3 (4.23%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco
8 1 (1.41%) Perforce