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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 582 567 542
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -25
Contract jobs citing HL7 37 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.067% 0.076%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.72% 0.71% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 11
Average daily rate £316 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £469 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £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
5104 4797 4354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.92% 9.47% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3150 2945 2533
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 175 163
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 18 £375 - 6
London -6 13 £375 -6.25% 2
Wales +3 10 £308 +39.77%
South Wales 0 10 £308 +39.77%
Cardiff -4 10 £308 -
Scotland -3 7 £225 -25.00%
Glasgow - 7 £225 -
South East -3 2 £425 +51.78% 2
Wimbledon - 2 £411 -
City of London +37 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £550 +96.42%
North East -24 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -31 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 1 - -
North West - 1 £388 -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (55.38%) XML
2 29 (44.62%) NHS
3 28 (43.08%) Web Services
4 26 (40.00%) SQL
5 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (24.62%) Java
5 16 (24.62%) SOAP
5 16 (24.62%) HTTP
6 15 (23.08%) FTP
7 13 (20.00%) HTML
8 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
8 12 (18.46%) Unix
8 12 (18.46%) XSLT
8 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
9 11 (16.92%) Middleware
9 11 (16.92%) .NET
9 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
9 11 (16.92%) MS Visio
9 11 (16.92%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (15.38%) HTTPS
10 10 (15.38%) EDI
10 10 (15.38%) WSDL
10 10 (15.38%) MS Project
10 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
10 10 (15.38%) XSD
10 10 (15.38%) Project Management
10 10 (15.38%) JSON
10 10 (15.38%) Test Management
11 9 (13.85%) HP Quality Center

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (16.92%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (13.85%) MQSeries
2 9 (13.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
1 11 (16.92%) MS Visio
2 10 (15.38%) MS Project
3 2 (3.08%) MS Office
4 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) HTTP
2 15 (23.08%) FTP
3 10 (15.38%) HTTPS
4 9 (13.85%) WinSCP
5 8 (12.31%) SMTP
6 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.08%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) SAN
7 1 (1.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) MS Access
3 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) ClearCase
1 9 (13.85%) XMLSpy
2 5 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
1 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.08%) Electronics
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Test Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Integration Specialist
6 5 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Data Integration Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) Integration Developer
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Designer
8 3 (4.62%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Integration Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (55.38%) XML
2 28 (43.08%) Web Services
3 16 (24.62%) SOAP
4 13 (20.00%) HTML
5 12 (18.46%) XSLT
6 11 (16.92%) .NET
6 11 (16.92%) Middleware
7 10 (15.38%) EDI
7 10 (15.38%) JSON
7 10 (15.38%) WSDL
7 10 (15.38%) XSD
8 9 (13.85%) JMS
8 9 (13.85%) REST
8 9 (13.85%) XSL
9 6 (9.23%) CSS
10 4 (6.15%) XHTML
11 3 (4.62%) ODBC
12 2 (3.08%) J2EE
12 2 (3.08%) WCF
13 1 (1.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (44.62%) NHS
2 9 (13.85%) SWIFT
3 8 (12.31%) Data Integration
4 7 (10.77%) DataPower
5 5 (7.69%) ASTM
6 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Blog
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.54%) LIMS
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) PACS
7 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Unix
2 8 (12.31%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
3 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 10 (15.38%) Project Management
3 10 (15.38%) Test Management
4 9 (13.85%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (13.85%) EAI
4 9 (13.85%) SOA
5 8 (12.31%) Test Scripting
6 7 (10.77%) Functional Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Workflow
7 4 (6.15%) Migration
7 4 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) SDLC
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.08%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.08%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) SQL
2 16 (24.62%) Java
3 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) C#
5 5 (7.69%) MUMPS
5 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.15%) Tcl
7 1 (1.54%) C
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) SEPA
2 4 (6.15%) DICOM
2 4 (6.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.08%) QA
4 1 (1.54%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) HP
1 9 (13.85%) IBM
1 9 (13.85%) Remedy
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) Cerner
3 3 (4.62%) MEDITECH
4 2 (3.08%) McKesson
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.54%) Sybase
5 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
South East
ISL
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 days ago