The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 557 525 560
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +35
Contract jobs citing HL7 23 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.086% 0.047%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 1.15% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 12
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£325 £305 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -20.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £268 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £380 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.75% -11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% +40.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+51.35% +40.15%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4227 3824 4409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.85% 7.50% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2553 2275 2331
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 153 247
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -6.29%

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 23 July 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 30 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 23 July 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 -32 21 £325 +8.33% 10
North West -6 5 £315 -6.66% 3
Manchester 0 4 £315 -6.66% 2
London -10 4 £413 +42.24% 5
South East -10 3 - -
Hampshire -21 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £331 - 2
City of London +27 2 £375 - 1
Scotland -16 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
County Antrim - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (43.40%) NHS
3 20 (37.74%) SQL
4 19 (35.85%) .NET
5 17 (32.08%) XML
6 15 (28.30%) C#
7 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.75%) Oracle
8 11 (20.75%) XSLT
8 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
10 8 (15.09%) Web Services
10 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
10 8 (15.09%) Informatics
11 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
11 7 (13.21%) CSS
11 7 (13.21%) HTML
11 7 (13.21%) JCAPS
11 7 (13.21%) Rational Rhapsody
12 6 (11.32%) Java
12 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
12 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
13 5 (9.43%) DTS
13 5 (9.43%) Windows
13 5 (9.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.43%) WSDL
14 4 (7.55%) MUMPS
14 4 (7.55%) CommVault

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.21%) JCAPS
3 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.43%) DTS
5 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) QlikView
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Integration Specialist
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.55%) DBA
6 3 (5.66%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Release Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
2 17 (32.08%) XML
3 11 (20.75%) XSLT
4 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
5 8 (15.09%) Web Services
6 7 (13.21%) HTML
6 7 (13.21%) CSS
7 5 (9.43%) WSDL
8 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.66%) Spring
8 3 (5.66%) SOAP
8 3 (5.66%) WCF
8 3 (5.66%) GWT
8 3 (5.66%) jQuery
9 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.77%) Itk
9 2 (3.77%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.89%) XHTML
10 1 (1.89%) EDI
10 1 (1.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) NHS
2 8 (15.09%) Informatics
3 4 (7.55%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Health Informatics
4 2 (3.77%) LIMS
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) DTV
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Physics
5 1 (1.89%) Life Science
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Economics
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.55%) ITIL
1 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
2 3 (5.66%) SOA
2 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
2 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (3.77%) User Stories
3 2 (3.77%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
3 2 (3.77%) Project Management
3 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.77%) EAI
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (3.77%) Data Management
4 1 (1.89%) TOGAF
4 1 (1.89%) Content Management
4 1 (1.89%) BPEL
4 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis
4 1 (1.89%) Logistics
4 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) C#
3 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) Java
4 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.55%) MUMPS
6 3 (5.66%) VB
6 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
7 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) CommVault
4 3 (5.66%) InterSystems
4 3 (5.66%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) Axway
5 1 (1.89%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
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