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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 562 538 505
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -33
Contract jobs citing HL7 33 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.085% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.79% 1.17% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 32
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£350 £296 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £436 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £291 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.17% -10.38%
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
4182 3770 3661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.58% 7.31% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 2270 2114
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 126 241
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.63 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -9.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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 19 December 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 21 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 19 December 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 -33 28 £363 +5.45% 5
South East -15 8 £284 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £280 -
London +4 4 £363 +3.57% 1
High Wycombe - 4 £278 -
East of England -16 3 £475 +93.87%
Essex -6 2 £470 +91.83%
Berkshire - 2 £400 - 2
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Hampshire -18 1 £350 - 1
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Windsor - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
South West - - - -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (48.44%) XML
2 25 (39.06%) .NET
3 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 24 (37.50%) NHS
4 19 (29.69%) SQL
5 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (26.56%) C#
7 16 (25.00%) CSS
8 15 (23.44%) Web Services
9 14 (21.88%) XSLT
9 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
10 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
10 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
12 10 (15.63%) HTML
12 10 (15.63%) Informatics
12 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (14.06%) Rational Rhapsody
13 9 (14.06%) Itk
14 8 (12.50%) WCF
14 8 (12.50%) DICOM
14 8 (12.50%) JSON
14 8 (12.50%) IIS
15 7 (10.94%) WSDL
15 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
16 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (9.38%) PACS
16 6 (9.38%) Oracle
16 6 (9.38%) Java
17 5 (7.81%) VB

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.56%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.56%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) DTS
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (14.06%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (4.69%) Moq
4 3 (4.69%) MSTest
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Electronics
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
2 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Integration Specialist
4 7 (10.94%) Configuration Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Release Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Architect
7 4 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Systems Integration Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Programmer
9 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) XML
2 25 (39.06%) .NET
3 16 (25.00%) CSS
4 15 (23.44%) Web Services
5 14 (21.88%) XSLT
6 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
7 10 (15.63%) HTML
8 9 (14.06%) Itk
9 8 (12.50%) WCF
9 8 (12.50%) JSON
10 7 (10.94%) WSDL
11 4 (6.25%) jQuery
11 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.69%) Classic ASP
12 3 (4.69%) OLE DB
12 3 (4.69%) NHibernate
12 3 (4.69%) Autofac
12 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) NHS
2 10 (15.63%) Informatics
3 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.38%) PACS
5 5 (7.81%) Health Informatics
6 3 (4.69%) Open Source
7 2 (3.13%) DTV
7 2 (3.13%) LIMS
7 2 (3.13%) e-Health
8 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.56%) NPfIT
8 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.81%) CRM
3 5 (7.81%) MVC
3 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.25%) Scrum
4 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.25%) UML
5 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.69%) Project Management
5 3 (4.69%) Web Development
5 3 (4.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (4.69%) User Stories
6 2 (3.13%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.13%) Analytics
6 2 (3.13%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) SQL
2 17 (26.56%) C#
3 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) Java
5 5 (7.81%) VB
6 3 (4.69%) VBScript
6 3 (4.69%) PHP
6 3 (4.69%) VB6
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) DICOM
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 2 (3.13%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Cerner
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) iSOFT
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) InterSystems
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