The table below looks at the statistics for HL7 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 601 615 625
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs citing HL7 23 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.056% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.48% 0.55% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 26
Median daily rate £450 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £33.75 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 - £22.50

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
4839 5601 5289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.78% 10.12% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3150 3433 3406
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 209 222
Median hourly rate £20.99 £25.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.06% +12.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

HL7
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HL7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 23 £450 +16.12% 6
London -3 14 £450 +13.20% 1
City of London - 5 £475 -
South East +20 3 - - 2
Cambridge - 2 £300 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £300 -
East of England - 2 £300 - 1
South West - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
West Midlands -8 1 £325 -18.85%
Yorkshire - 1 £485 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £485 -
Leeds - 1 £485 -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HL7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HL7.

1 12 (33.33%) Web Services
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) NHS
3 9 (25.00%) SOAP
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) Java
5 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (19.44%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.67%) PHP
6 6 (16.67%) SQL
6 6 (16.67%) XML
7 5 (13.89%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (13.89%) Open Source
8 4 (11.11%) REST
8 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.11%) PACS
8 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) JSON
8 4 (11.11%) C#
8 4 (11.11%) HTTP
8 4 (11.11%) SMTP
9 3 (8.33%) ebXML
9 3 (8.33%) RHCE
9 3 (8.33%) CCNP
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Mule
3 1 (2.78%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Lorenzo
2 1 (2.78%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
1 4 (11.11%) SMTP
2 3 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.78%) RS-232
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (5.56%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.78%) Power BI
4 1 (2.78%) QlikView
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.78%) VectorCAST
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.78%) Electronics
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Integration Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lorenzo Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 2 (5.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Web Services
2 9 (25.00%) SOAP
3 6 (16.67%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) CSS
5 4 (11.11%) JSON
5 4 (11.11%) REST
6 3 (8.33%) .NET
6 3 (8.33%) Ajax
6 3 (8.33%) ebXML
6 3 (8.33%) LAMP
7 2 (5.56%) GWT
7 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (5.56%) J2EE
7 2 (5.56%) RESTful
7 2 (5.56%) Spring
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.78%) ODBC
8 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) NHS
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) PACS
3 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Open Source
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) SOA
4 3 (8.33%) Transition Management
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) Conflict Management
5 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.56%) Prototyping
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.78%) Test Management
6 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) PHP
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) VB6
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) CCNP
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) RHCE
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) DICOM
2 1 (2.78%) CDISC
2 1 (2.78%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Cerner
3 2 (5.56%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) McKesson
3 2 (5.56%) MEDITECH
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) InterSystems
4 1 (2.78%) Perforce