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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 582 546 594
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +48
Contract jobs citing HL7 31 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.073% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.70% 0.97% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% -12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £248 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £389 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £440
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.31 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.01% +13.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.31 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+33.01% +13.78%

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
4454 3908 4498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.74% 7.52% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2703 2296 2483
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 160 237
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £41.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 18 September 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 28 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 18 September 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 -37 30 £325 -13.33% 12
South West - 10 £325 -
London -14 9 £369 -1.79% 3
North West -4 8 £315 -16.00% 1
Manchester -4 7 £315 -16.00%
City of London +22 4 £356 -
South East -12 2 £398 +13.57% 1
Salisbury - 2 £325 -
Wiltshire - 2 £325 -
Hampshire -16 1 - -
East of England -28 1 £140 -44.00% 2
Essex - 1 £140 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £398 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £398 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Leeds - - - - 4
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Lancashire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 4
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (48.21%) XML
2 26 (46.43%) .NET
3 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 23 (41.07%) NHS
5 20 (35.71%) C#
6 17 (30.36%) XSLT
7 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
8 15 (26.79%) SQL
9 14 (25.00%) CSS
9 14 (25.00%) Web Services
10 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
11 12 (21.43%) Informatics
12 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
13 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (16.07%) HTML
14 9 (16.07%) WSDL
15 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 8 (14.29%) IIS
16 7 (12.50%) WCF
16 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (8.93%) MS Office
17 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
17 5 (8.93%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (7.14%) Windows
18 4 (7.14%) Java
18 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
18 4 (7.14%) jQuery
18 4 (7.14%) JSON

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.57%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) DTS
6 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.57%) MSTest
5 2 (3.57%) Moq
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Integration Specialist
3 7 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Release Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (48.21%) XML
2 26 (46.43%) .NET
3 17 (30.36%) XSLT
4 14 (25.00%) CSS
4 14 (25.00%) Web Services
5 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
6 9 (16.07%) HTML
6 9 (16.07%) WSDL
7 7 (12.50%) WCF
8 4 (7.14%) JSON
8 4 (7.14%) jQuery
9 3 (5.36%) Itk
9 3 (5.36%) GWT
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.36%) Spring
9 3 (5.36%) OLE DB
9 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.57%) Classic ASP
10 2 (3.57%) SOAP
10 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) NHS
2 12 (21.43%) Informatics
3 3 (5.36%) LIMS
3 3 (5.36%) Health Informatics
4 2 (3.57%) PACS
4 2 (3.57%) DTV
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.79%) Open Source
5 1 (1.79%) e-Health
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL
3 3 (5.36%) UML
3 3 (5.36%) SOA
3 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.57%) MVC
4 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.57%) Project Management
4 2 (3.57%) EAI
4 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.57%) Scrum
4 2 (3.57%) Web Development
4 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Unified Process
5 1 (1.79%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.79%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) C#
2 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) Java
4 3 (5.36%) VB
4 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.36%) MUMPS
5 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Tcl
6 1 (1.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) ISEB
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO 9000
1 2 (3.57%) QA
1 2 (3.57%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Cerner
2 3 (5.36%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) InterSystems
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) CommVault
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago