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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 587 588 548
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Contract jobs citing HL7 38 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.050% 0.076%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.82% 0.63% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 12
Average daily rate
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£371 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
4608 4429 3890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.87% 7.96% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2838 2684 2283
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 £260 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 198 163
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 28 August 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 23 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 28 August 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 -16 23 £375 +15.38% 8
Wales - 15 £368 -
South Wales - 13 £385 -
Cardiff - 12 £385 -
London +19 8 £400 +12.28% 2
Yorkshire -26 5 £375 +13.20% 1
East of England - 5 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 1
South West -16 3 £350 +7.69%
South East -19 2 £310 -22.01% 5
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £450 -
East Anglia - 2 - -
City of London +1 1 £475 +33.33%
Milton Keynes -8 1 £310 -22.01%
Buckinghamshire -11 1 £310 -22.01% 5
Carmarthen - 1 £325 -
Norwich - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 £300 - 1
West Wales - 1 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Carmarthenshire - 1 £325 -
Norfolk - 1 £350 -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (58.57%) NHS
2 30 (42.86%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) Migration
4 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 18 (25.71%) Data Migration
6 17 (24.29%) C#
6 17 (24.29%) ETL
7 16 (22.86%) .NET
8 14 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
9 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.71%) Data Integration
11 10 (14.29%) DICOM
11 10 (14.29%) Citrix
11 10 (14.29%) IBM
11 10 (14.29%) EDI
11 10 (14.29%) SOAP
11 10 (14.29%) Web Services
11 10 (14.29%) PACS
11 10 (14.29%) EDIFACT
11 10 (14.29%) Fiorano
12 9 (12.86%) XML
12 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
12 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
13 8 (11.43%) Scrum
14 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
14 7 (10.00%) Test Strategy
15 6 (8.57%) Project Management
15 6 (8.57%) Finance
15 6 (8.57%) Java

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Cerner Millennium
2 4 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) FTP
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.71%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.29%) DTS
5 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.86%) Selenium
3 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) NUnit
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.71%) Marketing
2 4 (5.71%) Electronics
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Project Manager
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Integration Specialist
5 7 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Integration Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Clinical Data Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Data Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Integration Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Clinical Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (4.29%) NHS Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Data Migration Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) .NET
2 10 (14.29%) SOAP
2 10 (14.29%) Web Services
2 10 (14.29%) EDI
2 10 (14.29%) EDIFACT
3 9 (12.86%) XML
3 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (7.14%) Itk
6 4 (5.71%) RESTful
6 4 (5.71%) HTML
6 4 (5.71%) CSS
7 2 (2.86%) MSMQ
7 2 (2.86%) J2EE
7 2 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.86%) OAuth2
7 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.86%) LINQ
7 2 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (58.57%) NHS
2 11 (15.71%) Data Integration
3 10 (14.29%) PACS
4 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.71%) DTV
6 3 (4.29%) PMI
7 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.86%) Informatics
7 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Migration
2 18 (25.71%) Data Migration
3 17 (24.29%) ETL
4 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.43%) Scrum
6 7 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (8.57%) Project Management
8 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.71%) SOA
9 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.71%) TDD
9 4 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (5.71%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.29%) Line Management
10 3 (4.29%) Web Development
10 3 (4.29%) Information Security
10 3 (4.29%) MVC
10 3 (4.29%) OO
10 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) SQL
2 17 (24.29%) C#
3 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.57%) Java
4 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.86%) C++
5 2 (2.86%) VB
5 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.86%) VB6
5 2 (2.86%) C
6 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) DICOM
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Citrix
2 10 (14.29%) Fiorano
2 10 (14.29%) IBM
3 6 (8.57%) Cerner
4 5 (7.14%) InterSystems
5 4 (5.71%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter
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