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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 592 540 565
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +25
Contract jobs citing HL7 26 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.088% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.58% 1.21% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 9
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£350 £296 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% -15.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £376 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £276 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -21.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £23.13 £27.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.13 £23.13

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
4465 3817 4407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.67% 7.26% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2799 2317 2545
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 142 235
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

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 21 October 2014.

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 25 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 21 October 2014. 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 -36 26 £350 +3.70% 7
London -17 8 £363 -0.06% 1
South West - 8 £338 -
North West -13 4 £315 +0.80%
South East -26 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Berkshire +10 2 £400 +14.28%
East of England -18 2 £320 +29.29%
Essex -17 1 £140 -42.85%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £398 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £398 -
Cambridge - 1 £500 -
Leeds - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 27 (55.10%) XML
2 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 19 (38.78%) .NET
4 17 (34.69%) XSLT
5 16 (32.65%) NHS
5 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (30.61%) C#
7 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 14 (28.57%) SQL
7 14 (28.57%) CSS
8 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
8 13 (26.53%) Web Services
9 11 (22.45%) Informatics
10 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
11 8 (16.33%) IIS
11 8 (16.33%) WSDL
12 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (14.29%) WCF
12 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (12.24%) HTML
14 5 (10.20%) MS Office
14 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
15 4 (8.16%) Java
15 4 (8.16%) JSON
15 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
15 4 (8.16%) Itk
16 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
16 3 (6.12%) jQuery
16 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 8 (16.33%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) QlikView
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) DTS
3 1 (2.04%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
2 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.08%) MSTest
4 2 (4.08%) Moq
5 1 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Integration Specialist
3 7 (14.29%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Specialist
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.04%) EAI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) XML
2 19 (38.78%) .NET
3 17 (34.69%) XSLT
4 14 (28.57%) CSS
5 13 (26.53%) Web Services
6 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
7 8 (16.33%) WSDL
8 7 (14.29%) WCF
9 6 (12.24%) HTML
10 4 (8.16%) Itk
10 4 (8.16%) JSON
11 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
11 3 (6.12%) Spring
11 3 (6.12%) GWT
11 3 (6.12%) jQuery
11 3 (6.12%) OLE DB
11 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
12 2 (4.08%) Classic ASP
12 2 (4.08%) RESTful
12 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) NHS
2 11 (22.45%) Informatics
3 3 (6.12%) PACS
4 2 (4.08%) DTV
4 2 (4.08%) LIMS
4 2 (4.08%) Health Informatics
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) e-Health
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) UNIX
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
1 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
3 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
3 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.12%) UML
3 3 (6.12%) SOA
3 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.08%) EAI
4 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.08%) MVC
4 2 (4.08%) Scrum
4 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
4 2 (4.08%) Web Development
4 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) C#
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) VB
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) MUMPS
5 1 (2.04%) Tcl
5 1 (2.04%) VB6
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) ISEB
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
1 2 (4.08%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (2.04%) DICOM
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Cerner
2 3 (6.12%) Google
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-450 Per Day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago