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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 575 531 581
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +50
Contract jobs citing HL7 26 44 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.083% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.60% 1.12% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £290 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £393 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -13.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £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
4345 3935 4563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.40% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2642 2297 2478
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 167 256
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £37.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 20 August 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 30 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 20 August 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 -41 25 £325 -5.86% 12
South West -24 8 £325 - 4
London +2 7 £356 -6.61% 2
North West -9 6 £315 +5.00% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £325 - 1
Manchester -8 5 £315 -6.66% 1
Salisbury - 5 £325 - 1
City of London +30 4 £356 -
South East -6 2 £398 -
Yorkshire - 2 £331 - 3
Hampshire -22 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £398 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £398 -
Cheshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 3
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Warrington - - - -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (52.94%) NHS
2 22 (43.14%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) XML
3 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 17 (33.33%) C#
5 14 (27.45%) SQL
6 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
7 12 (23.53%) XSLT
8 11 (21.57%) Web Services
8 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
8 11 (21.57%) CSS
9 10 (19.61%) HTML
10 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
10 9 (17.65%) Informatics
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
12 6 (11.76%) WSDL
12 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
12 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
12 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
13 5 (9.80%) IIS
13 5 (9.80%) Oracle
13 5 (9.80%) Windows
14 4 (7.84%) ITIL
14 4 (7.84%) Java
14 4 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Server

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.88%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.96%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) DTS
5 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.96%) QlikView
6 1 (1.96%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.92%) MSTest
4 2 (3.92%) Moq
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Integration Specialist
3 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Release Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.92%) DBA
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) .NET
1 22 (43.14%) XML
2 12 (23.53%) XSLT
3 11 (21.57%) Web Services
3 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.57%) CSS
4 10 (19.61%) HTML
5 6 (11.76%) WSDL
6 4 (7.84%) jQuery
6 4 (7.84%) JSON
6 4 (7.84%) WCF
7 3 (5.88%) Itk
7 3 (5.88%) GWT
7 3 (5.88%) Spring
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
8 2 (3.92%) Classic ASP
8 2 (3.92%) OLE DB
8 2 (3.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (52.94%) NHS
2 9 (17.65%) Informatics
3 2 (3.92%) LIMS
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) PACS
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.84%) ITIL
3 3 (5.88%) SOA
3 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.92%) User Stories
4 2 (3.92%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
4 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.92%) Web Development
4 2 (3.92%) Scrum
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (3.92%) Project Management
4 2 (3.92%) EAI
4 2 (3.92%) MVC
5 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.96%) Data Modelling
5 1 (1.96%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) C#
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.84%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) MUMPS
5 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.88%) VB
5 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Tcl
6 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) InterSystems
3 3 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Cerner
4 2 (3.92%) CommVault
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
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