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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 578 538 531
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -7
Contract jobs citing HL7 34 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.078% 0.075%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.81% 1.06% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 24
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£375 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £252 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £291 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.87% -16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.38 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.09% -37.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.38 -
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -

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
4218 3760 3803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.42% 7.37% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2640 2287 2207
Average daily rate £400 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 136 230
Average hourly rate £21.24 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.01% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 27 November 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 20 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 27 November 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 0 31 £375 +7.14% 13
South East -22 6 £319 -8.92% 5
South West - 5 £400 -
East of England -12 4 £470 +89.89% 1
London -14 4 £438 +16.66% 3
Essex -12 3 £465 +89.79%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £275 - 3
Berkshire +5 2 £400 +14.28% 1
High Wycombe - 2 £275 - 2
East Midlands +5 1 - - 2
Hampshire -30 1 £350 - 2
Southampton - 1 £350 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £500 -
Windsor - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 34 (54.84%) XML
2 26 (41.94%) SQL Server
3 24 (38.71%) NHS
4 23 (37.10%) .NET
5 18 (29.03%) XSLT
6 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
7 16 (25.81%) C#
7 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (24.19%) SQL
8 15 (24.19%) CSS
9 14 (22.58%) Web Services
9 14 (22.58%) Informatics
10 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
11 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
12 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (14.52%) Itk
13 9 (14.52%) HTML
14 8 (12.90%) IIS
14 8 (12.90%) JSON
15 7 (11.29%) WCF
15 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (11.29%) WSDL
15 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (9.68%) Rational Rhapsody
16 6 (9.68%) PACS
16 6 (9.68%) DICOM
17 5 (8.06%) MS Office
17 5 (8.06%) Oracle
17 5 (8.06%) Java

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (12.90%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) JCAPS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.61%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) LDAP
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) QlikView
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.68%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (4.84%) MSTest
4 3 (4.84%) Moq
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.23%) Electronics
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Integration Specialist
3 11 (17.74%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Configuration Manager
4 7 (11.29%) Release Manager
4 7 (11.29%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Programmer
9 1 (1.61%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (54.84%) XML
2 23 (37.10%) .NET
3 18 (29.03%) XSLT
4 15 (24.19%) CSS
5 14 (22.58%) Web Services
6 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
7 9 (14.52%) Itk
7 9 (14.52%) HTML
8 8 (12.90%) JSON
9 7 (11.29%) WCF
9 7 (11.29%) WSDL
10 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.45%) jQuery
10 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.84%) NHibernate
11 3 (4.84%) OLE DB
11 3 (4.84%) Classic ASP
11 3 (4.84%) Autofac
11 3 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (4.84%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.71%) NHS
2 14 (22.58%) Informatics
3 6 (9.68%) PACS
4 5 (8.06%) Health Informatics
5 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.84%) Open Source
7 2 (3.23%) DTV
7 2 (3.23%) LIMS
7 2 (3.23%) e-Health
8 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.61%) NPfIT
8 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
1 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (8.06%) Integration Testing
3 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.45%) MVC
3 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 3 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.84%) Scrum
4 3 (4.84%) CRM
4 3 (4.84%) UML
4 3 (4.84%) User Stories
4 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.23%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.23%) Analytics
5 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.23%) Migration
5 2 (3.23%) Workflow
5 2 (3.23%) Workflow Management
5 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.81%) C#
3 15 (24.19%) SQL
4 5 (8.06%) Java
5 4 (6.45%) VB
6 3 (4.84%) VB6
6 3 (4.84%) VBScript
6 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) Tcl
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) DICOM
2 2 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Cerner
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Google
High Wycombe, Beaconsfield, Loudwater
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Davanti Solutions
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, High Wycombe, Beaconsfield
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago