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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 599 601 597
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing HL7 44 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.062% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.87% 0.68% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 12
Median daily rate £500 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £450 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+88.97% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
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
5029 5157 5001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.36% 9.20% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3226 3308 3096
Median daily rate £425 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 182 211
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.10 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +5.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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 29 June 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 15 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 29 June 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 +6 44 £500 +56.25% 8
South West +18 25 £619 +76.78%
Wiltshire - 15 £600 -
London +3 13 £325 -23.52%
Corsham - 9 £500 -
Gloucestershire -1 3 £638 -
Chippenham - 2 £688 -
Wimbledon - 2 £463 -
City of London +47 1 - -
South East -2 1 - - 4
Manchester -9 1 - -
North West -17 1 - -
West Midlands -25 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £335 -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 47 (50.54%) XML
2 46 (49.46%) Web Services
2 46 (49.46%) NHS
3 36 (38.71%) SOA
3 36 (38.71%) REST
4 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (33.33%) WSDL
6 30 (32.26%) XSD
7 29 (31.18%) SQL
8 25 (26.88%) Security Cleared
9 23 (24.73%) Migration
9 23 (24.73%) SOAP
10 22 (23.66%) Java
10 22 (23.66%) Zachman Framework
10 22 (23.66%) TOGAF
11 21 (22.58%) MODAF
12 18 (19.35%) XSLT
12 18 (19.35%) FTP
12 18 (19.35%) HTTP
13 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
13 17 (18.28%) Windows
14 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
14 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
14 15 (16.13%) EDI
14 15 (16.13%) VMware
14 15 (16.13%) Middleware
14 15 (16.13%) JSON
14 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
15 14 (15.05%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (15.05%) WebSphere Transformation Extender

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 14 (15.05%) MQSeries
1 14 (15.05%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 6 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.45%) Confluence
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.08%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.83%) MS Project
3 10 (10.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.15%) Lorenzo
3 1 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.08%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) FTP
1 18 (19.35%) HTTP
2 14 (15.05%) HTTPS
2 14 (15.05%) WinSCP
3 7 (7.53%) SAN
4 3 (3.23%) SMTP
5 2 (2.15%) VoIP
6 1 (1.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) Firewall
6 1 (1.08%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) Electronic Patient Records
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.08%) OLTP
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) ClearCase
1 14 (15.05%) XMLSpy
2 8 (8.60%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (7.53%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (6.45%) Hudson
4 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.45%) JIRA
4 6 (6.45%) Maven
5 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.08%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.08%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (4.30%) Electronics
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.23%) Marketing
2 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Analyst
2 23 (24.73%) Architect
2 23 (24.73%) Developer
3 15 (16.13%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Lead Test Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Designer
6 7 (7.53%) Business Architect
6 7 (7.53%) Integration Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Integration Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Applications Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Integration Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.23%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (50.54%) XML
2 46 (49.46%) Web Services
3 36 (38.71%) REST
4 31 (33.33%) WSDL
5 30 (32.26%) XSD
6 23 (24.73%) SOAP
7 18 (19.35%) XSLT
8 15 (16.13%) EDI
8 15 (16.13%) JSON
8 15 (16.13%) Middleware
9 14 (15.05%) JMS
9 14 (15.05%) XSL
10 11 (11.83%) .NET
11 10 (10.75%) HTML
12 4 (4.30%) ODBC
13 3 (3.23%) Itk
14 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
14 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
14 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (2.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (49.46%) NHS
2 14 (15.05%) SWIFT
3 8 (8.60%) DataPower
4 7 (7.53%) Private Cloud
5 5 (5.38%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.30%) ASTM
7 3 (3.23%) PACS
8 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 13 (13.98%) Unix
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.15%) Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) SOA
2 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (24.73%) Migration
4 22 (23.66%) TOGAF
4 22 (23.66%) Zachman Framework
5 21 (22.58%) MODAF
6 14 (15.05%) Data Migration
6 14 (15.05%) Defect Tracking
6 14 (15.05%) EAI
7 13 (13.98%) ITIL
7 13 (13.98%) Software Testing
7 13 (13.98%) Virtual Environments
8 12 (12.90%) Project Management
9 11 (11.83%) Test Management
10 10 (10.75%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (9.68%) Functional Testing
11 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
11 9 (9.68%) Test Scripting
12 8 (8.60%) Use Case
13 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.18%) SQL
2 22 (23.66%) Java
3 5 (5.38%) C#
3 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.38%) MUMPS
3 5 (5.38%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.38%) Tcl
4 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.23%) C
5 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.08%) C++
6 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (26.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) Degree
3 8 (8.60%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (7.53%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.53%) MCSA
4 7 (7.53%) MCSD
4 7 (7.53%) MCSE
4 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) SEPA
2 6 (6.45%) DICOM
3 4 (4.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.08%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.08%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.08%) ISO13485
4 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.05%) Docker
2 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.98%) Xen
3 7 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.30%) Samba
5 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) VMware
3 14 (15.05%) HP
3 14 (15.05%) IBM
3 14 (15.05%) Remedy
4 13 (13.98%) Citrix
4 13 (13.98%) Oracle
5 4 (4.30%) Cerner
6 3 (3.23%) McKesson
6 3 (3.23%) MEDITECH
6 3 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.08%) Perforce
7 1 (1.08%) Sybase
7 1 (1.08%) TIBCO