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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 545 519 488
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -31
Contract jobs citing HL7 38 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.96% 0.91% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 33
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £495 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £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
3977 3718 3214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.79% 7.72% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 2202 1807
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 138 221
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £10.93 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HL7 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

HL7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 -19 33 £375 +3.44% 7
London -9 13 £375 -18.91% 2
South East -5 7 £280 -18.54% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £280 -
High Wycombe - 4 £278 -
Basingstoke +1 2 - -
Hampshire -22 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £470 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (44.44%) XML
2 26 (41.27%) NHS
3 24 (38.10%) SQL
4 20 (31.75%) .NET
5 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
5 16 (25.40%) Web Services
6 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.63%) DICOM
7 12 (19.05%) C#
7 12 (19.05%) Java
7 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 11 (17.46%) Oracle
8 11 (17.46%) CSS
9 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
10 9 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
10 9 (14.29%) Itk
11 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
11 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
11 8 (12.70%) Windows
12 7 (11.11%) XSLT
12 7 (11.11%) HTML
12 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 7 (11.11%) Informatics
13 6 (9.52%) JSON
13 6 (9.52%) PACS
14 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
14 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
14 5 (7.94%) MS Office

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (6.35%) IIS
1 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Mule
3 1 (1.59%) JCAPS
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.59%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) LDAP
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.59%) DTS
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) MSTest
4 2 (3.17%) Moq
4 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Electronics
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Integration Specialist
4 7 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Programmer
8 2 (3.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) XML
2 20 (31.75%) .NET
3 16 (25.40%) Web Services
4 11 (17.46%) CSS
5 9 (14.29%) Itk
6 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
7 7 (11.11%) XSLT
7 7 (11.11%) HTML
8 6 (9.52%) JSON
9 5 (7.94%) ODBC
10 4 (6.35%) WCF
11 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.76%) XSL
11 3 (4.76%) WSDL
11 3 (4.76%) OLE DB
11 3 (4.76%) jQuery
11 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (3.17%) Autofac
12 2 (3.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.27%) NHS
2 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.11%) Informatics
3 6 (9.52%) PACS
4 4 (6.35%) Health Informatics
5 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.17%) Open Source
5 2 (3.17%) DTV
5 2 (3.17%) LIMS
5 2 (3.17%) e-Health
6 1 (1.59%) NPfIT
6 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) UNIX
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (7.94%) CRM
3 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.35%) Integration Testing
3 4 (6.35%) UML
3 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.35%) MVC
4 3 (4.76%) Scrum
4 3 (4.76%) Web Development
4 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.76%) SOA
4 3 (4.76%) Project Management
4 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.17%) Analytics
5 2 (3.17%) Information Governance
5 2 (3.17%) User Stories
5 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
5 2 (3.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) C#
2 12 (19.05%) Java
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) VB
5 3 (4.76%) Tcl
6 2 (3.17%) VBScript
6 2 (3.17%) C
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) VB6
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) DICOM
2 4 (6.35%) QA
3 2 (3.17%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Cerner
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.17%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.59%) iSOFT
5 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago