The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 566 527 556
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +29
Contract jobs citing HL7 24 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.090% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.56% 1.19% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 10
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£325 £308 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -20.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £380 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -15.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £19.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% +16.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £19.81
% change year-on-year
+51.35% +16.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4284 3871 4413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.57% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2604 2310 2378
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 145 247
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £40.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%

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 1 August 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 30 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 1 August 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 -23 22 £325 +8.33% 8
London -7 6 £363 +22.88% 2
North West -8 6 £315 -6.66% 3
Manchester 0 5 £315 -6.66% 2
City of London +27 3 £363 -
South East -12 2 - - 1
Hampshire -15 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £331 - 1
Scotland -21 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (44.44%) NHS
3 21 (38.89%) .NET
4 19 (35.19%) SQL
4 19 (35.19%) XML
5 17 (31.48%) C#
6 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
7 12 (22.22%) XSLT
8 11 (20.37%) Oracle
8 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
9 10 (18.52%) Web Services
10 9 (16.67%) CSS
11 8 (14.81%) Informatics
11 8 (14.81%) HTML
11 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
12 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
12 7 (12.96%) JCAPS
13 6 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
13 6 (11.11%) WSDL
13 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
13 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
13 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (9.26%) Java
14 5 (9.26%) DTS
14 5 (9.26%) Windows
14 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
14 5 (9.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.96%) JCAPS
3 4 (7.41%) IIS
4 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.26%) DTS
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.85%) QlikView
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
1 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) MSTest
4 1 (1.85%) Moq
General
1 5 (9.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Release Manager
5 4 (7.41%) DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) .NET
2 19 (35.19%) XML
3 12 (22.22%) XSLT
4 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
4 10 (18.52%) Web Services
5 9 (16.67%) CSS
6 8 (14.81%) HTML
7 6 (11.11%) WSDL
8 4 (7.41%) jQuery
8 4 (7.41%) WCF
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.56%) Spring
9 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.56%) SOAP
9 3 (5.56%) GWT
10 2 (3.70%) Itk
10 2 (3.70%) Classic ASP
10 2 (3.70%) JSON
11 1 (1.85%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) NHS
2 8 (14.81%) Informatics
3 4 (7.41%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) Health Informatics
4 2 (3.70%) LIMS
5 1 (1.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.85%) Economics
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) DTV
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) Physics
5 1 (1.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.41%) ITIL
3 3 (5.56%) SOA
3 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.70%) User Stories
4 2 (3.70%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (3.70%) Project Management
4 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.70%) EAI
4 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.70%) Data Management
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (1.85%) Web Development
5 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.85%) Content Management
5 1 (1.85%) BPEL
5 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) C#
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.26%) Java
6 4 (7.41%) MUMPS
7 3 (5.56%) VB
7 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.70%) Perl
9 1 (1.85%) VB6
9 1 (1.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) CommVault
4 3 (5.56%) Google
4 3 (5.56%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.85%) Axway
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Sun
5 1 (1.85%) Cerner
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago