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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 567 576 527
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -49
Contract jobs citing HL7 44 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.044% 0.088%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.96% 0.56% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 20
Average daily rate
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£343 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
4560 4306 3867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.99% 7.88% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2946 2599 2309
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 196 150
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 29 July 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 26 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 29 July 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 -6 28 £315 -3.07% 7
Wales +13 16 £368 -
South Wales +9 15 £368 -
Cardiff +10 14 £376 -
London +11 10 £343 -8.66% 2
Yorkshire -21 4 £400 +20.75% 3
East Midlands - 4 £300 -
East of England - 4 £450 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £300 -
South West 0 3 £350 +7.69%
West Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 1
City of London +3 2 £388 +6.89% 1
South East -22 2 £310 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £450 -
East Anglia - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £310 -
Worcester - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £310 -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -
Coventry - 1 £300 -
Walsall - 1 £300 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £300 -
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 54 (65.06%) NHS
2 39 (46.99%) SQL
3 25 (30.12%) Migration
4 23 (27.71%) ETL
5 22 (26.51%) Data Migration
6 20 (24.10%) .NET
7 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
7 19 (22.89%) C#
8 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.66%) DICOM
8 13 (15.66%) Rational Rhapsody
9 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET
9 12 (14.46%) XML
9 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.25%) Web Services
10 11 (13.25%) Data Integration
11 10 (12.05%) EDI
11 10 (12.05%) Citrix
11 10 (12.05%) SOAP
11 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
11 10 (12.05%) PACS
11 10 (12.05%) Fiorano
11 10 (12.05%) EDIFACT
11 10 (12.05%) IBM
12 9 (10.84%) InterSystems
12 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (9.64%) Scrum
13 8 (9.64%) Java
13 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
14 7 (8.43%) Oracle

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) JCAPS
4 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (6.02%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) LDAP
1 1 (1.20%) FTP
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.82%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.61%) DTS
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) MS Access
6 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.41%) Selenium
4 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) NUnit
5 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.02%) Marketing
2 5 (6.02%) Electronics
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Integration Specialist
6 5 (6.02%) Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Clinical Data Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Data Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Integration Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Clinical Project Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Integration Project Manager
7 4 (4.82%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) NHS Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Data Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) .NET
2 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET
2 12 (14.46%) XML
3 11 (13.25%) Web Services
4 10 (12.05%) SOAP
4 10 (12.05%) EDI
4 10 (12.05%) EDIFACT
5 7 (8.43%) Itk
6 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (6.02%) RESTful
7 5 (6.02%) HTML
7 5 (6.02%) CSS
8 3 (3.61%) XSL
8 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.61%) LINQ
8 3 (3.61%) jQuery
8 3 (3.61%) MSMQ
9 2 (2.41%) JSON
9 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (65.06%) NHS
2 11 (13.25%) Data Integration
3 10 (12.05%) PACS
4 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.02%) DTV
6 3 (3.61%) Informatics
6 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.61%) PMI
7 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.41%) Clustering
7 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) UNIX
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Migration
2 23 (27.71%) ETL
3 22 (26.51%) Data Migration
4 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.64%) Scrum
6 7 (8.43%) Project Management
6 7 (8.43%) Test Strategy
7 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.23%) SOA
8 5 (6.02%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (4.82%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (4.82%) TDD
9 4 (4.82%) MVC
10 3 (3.61%) OOD
10 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.61%) OO
10 3 (3.61%) Information Security
10 3 (3.61%) Web Development
10 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.99%) SQL
2 19 (22.89%) C#
3 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.64%) Java
4 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.41%) VB6
6 2 (2.41%) C++
6 2 (2.41%) VB
7 1 (1.20%) Tcl
7 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.61%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) DICOM
2 5 (6.02%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Citrix
2 10 (12.05%) IBM
2 10 (12.05%) Fiorano
3 9 (10.84%) InterSystems
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle
5 6 (7.23%) Cerner
6 5 (6.02%) SAP
7 2 (2.41%) Neverfail
8 1 (1.20%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.20%) Twitter
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago