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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Health Level 7 (HL7)
UK
Rank 546 593 576
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -17
Contract jobs citing HL7 48 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.069% 0.077%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.06% 0.70% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 31
Median daily rate £325 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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
4514 5136 4931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.95% 9.88% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2939 3184 2987
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 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 198 164
Median hourly rate £20.50 £42.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £61.00 £49.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +58 31 £373 -0.57% 1
Wales +16 17 £300 -2.43%
London +25 14 £413 +10.00% 1
Cardiff +22 13 £290 -5.69%
South Wales +20 13 £291 -5.28%
North West +25 8 £371 -4.14%
Manchester - 7 £370 -
Yorkshire - 3 £485 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £485 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £485 -
East of England - 3 - -
South East +24 2 £500 +42.85%
Swansea - 2 £318 -
West Wales - 2 £318 -
City of London -2 1 £475 -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £325 -
Mansfield - 1 £300 -
Chertsey - 1 £500 -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 28 (40.58%) NHS
2 23 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (30.43%) XML
4 18 (26.09%) ITIL
4 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
6 16 (23.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (20.29%) InterSystems
7 14 (20.29%) Java
7 14 (20.29%) WebSphere
8 13 (18.84%) Release Management
8 13 (18.84%) IBM Integration Bus
8 13 (18.84%) JCAPS
8 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2
8 13 (18.84%) Web Services
8 13 (18.84%) XSLT
8 13 (18.84%) IBM
8 13 (18.84%) Fiorano
9 12 (17.39%) Service Delivery
9 12 (17.39%) JSON
10 11 (15.94%) ITIL V3
10 11 (15.94%) SQL
11 10 (14.49%) Project Management
11 10 (14.49%) Rational Rhapsody
12 9 (13.04%) SOA
13 8 (11.59%) Service Management
13 8 (11.59%) ITSM
14 7 (10.14%) Business Analysis
14 7 (10.14%) SMTP
14 7 (10.14%) Client/Server

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 23 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (20.29%) WebSphere
3 13 (18.84%) JCAPS
4 2 (2.90%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Mule
5 1 (1.45%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.45%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (1.45%) GitHub
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) SMTP
2 5 (7.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.45%) RFID
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.70%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.90%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (2.90%) MS Access
5 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Power BI
5 1 (1.45%) QlikView
5 1 (1.45%) Redis
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Analyst
1 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 9 (13.04%) Architect
2 9 (13.04%) Consultant
3 8 (11.59%) Applications Support
3 8 (11.59%) Integration Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Applications Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Applications Support Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Integration Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) Integration Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Support Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Architect
6 4 (5.80%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) XML
2 13 (18.84%) IBM Integration Bus
2 13 (18.84%) Web Services
2 13 (18.84%) XSLT
3 12 (17.39%) JSON
4 6 (8.70%) SOAP
5 5 (7.25%) .NET
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) GWT
6 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.90%) RESTful
6 2 (2.90%) Spring
6 2 (2.90%) WCF
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.45%) Itk
7 1 (1.45%) J2EE
7 1 (1.45%) ODBC
7 1 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.58%) NHS
2 7 (10.14%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.25%) PACS
4 2 (2.90%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.45%) ASTM
5 1 (1.45%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) LIMS
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2
2 13 (18.84%) Release Management
3 12 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 11 (15.94%) ITIL V3
5 10 (14.49%) Project Management
6 9 (13.04%) SOA
7 8 (11.59%) ITSM
7 8 (11.59%) Service Management
8 7 (10.14%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.25%) Validation
11 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
11 4 (5.80%) Performance Management
11 4 (5.80%) Regression Testing
12 3 (4.35%) Change Management
12 3 (4.35%) Data Architecture
12 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
12 3 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.29%) Java
3 11 (15.94%) SQL
4 5 (7.25%) C#
5 4 (5.80%) PHP
6 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.90%) VB
6 2 (2.90%) VB6
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) Perl
7 1 (1.45%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) DICOM
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.45%) CDISC
3 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) InterSystems
2 13 (18.84%) Fiorano
2 13 (18.84%) IBM
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) Cerner
5 3 (4.35%) McKesson
5 3 (4.35%) MEDITECH
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (2.90%) Google
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco