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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 575 562 540
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing HL7 28 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.045% 0.073%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.65% 0.56% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
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
4311 4257 3720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.83% 7.92% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2738 2630 2265
Average daily rate £418 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 187 134
Average hourly rate £21.15 £20.21 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £9.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £42.50 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +13.83%

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 2 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 25 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 2 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 -12 25 £310 -4.61% 5
London +8 10 £400 -3.03% 1
South West -1 4 £350 +7.69%
Derbyshire - 4 £300 -
East Midlands - 4 £300 -
South Wales +4 3 £330 - 1
Cardiff +4 3 £330 - 1
Wales +4 3 £330 - 1
East of England -6 3 £450 -
North West -16 2 £363 +40.77% 1
Essex - 2 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
City of London -5 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Manchester -12 1 £350 +35.92% 1
South East -24 1 £310 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £300 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £310 -
Walsall - 1 £300 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £300 -
Worcester - 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £310 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 42 (60.87%) NHS
2 37 (53.62%) SQL
3 19 (27.54%) .NET
4 17 (24.64%) C#
4 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
5 13 (18.84%) Java
5 13 (18.84%) Web Services
6 12 (17.39%) XML
6 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 12 (17.39%) Migration
7 11 (15.94%) Oracle
7 11 (15.94%) Rational Rhapsody
8 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
8 10 (14.49%) Windows
8 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
9 9 (13.04%) ETL
9 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
9 9 (13.04%) Data Migration
10 8 (11.59%) SOA
11 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.14%) UNIX
11 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
11 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.14%) SAP
11 7 (10.14%) DICOM
11 7 (10.14%) QA
12 6 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 5 (7.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.90%) JCAPS
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.35%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) LDAP
1 1 (1.45%) FTP
1 1 (1.45%) HTTP
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) DTS
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) MS Access
6 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.90%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.45%) NUnit
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.70%) Electronics
1 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
1 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 6 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Integration Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Integration Specialist
4 6 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Data Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Data Migration Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Programmer
7 3 (4.35%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) .NET
2 13 (18.84%) Web Services
3 12 (17.39%) XML
4 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.70%) CSS
5 6 (8.70%) SOAP
5 6 (8.70%) ODBC
6 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.80%) Itk
7 4 (5.80%) RESTful
7 4 (5.80%) HTML
7 4 (5.80%) XSL
8 3 (4.35%) XML Schema
9 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.90%) Spring
9 2 (2.90%) MSMQ
9 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.90%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.90%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 42 (60.87%) NHS
2 6 (8.70%) DTV
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.45%) Informatics
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Migration
2 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.04%) ETL
3 9 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 8 (11.59%) SOA
5 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 6 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (7.25%) Scrum
8 4 (5.80%) MVC
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.35%) TDD
9 3 (4.35%) OOD
9 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.35%) OO
9 3 (4.35%) Information Governance
10 2 (2.90%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (2.90%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) SQL
2 17 (24.64%) C#
3 13 (18.84%) Java
4 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.35%) Tcl
8 2 (2.90%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) VB6
8 2 (2.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
1 7 (10.14%) DICOM
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) SAP
4 5 (7.25%) InterSystems
5 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.35%) Cerner
6 2 (2.90%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) Neverfail
7 1 (1.45%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.45%) Twitter
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
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