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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 624 623 609
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing HL7 12 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.071% 0.052%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.74% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 23
Median daily rate £275 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.87% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £293 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £433 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £361 £315
% change year-on-year
-23.87% +14.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £37.01 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.01 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%

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
5081 5574 5423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.65% 9.65% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3291 3408 3404
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 233 240
Median hourly rate £27.83 £25.41 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.58%

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 1 October 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 9 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 1 October 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 +6 12 £275 -21.42% 6
London +3 5 £254 -29.19% 2
Yorkshire +14 3 £275 -26.66%
Leeds +12 3 £275 -8.33%
West Yorkshire +9 3 £275 -31.25%
South East +6 3 £350 +12.90% 2
Surrey +9 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 28 (50.00%) Web Services
2 27 (48.21%) NHS
3 25 (44.64%) REST
4 22 (39.29%) Migration
4 22 (39.29%) Zachman Framework
4 22 (39.29%) TOGAF
4 22 (39.29%) SOA
5 21 (37.50%) MODAF
5 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 18 (32.14%) XML
8 17 (30.36%) ITIL
9 16 (28.57%) WSDL
10 15 (26.79%) Windows
10 15 (26.79%) XSD
10 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
11 14 (25.00%) Data Migration
11 14 (25.00%) Docker
11 14 (25.00%) VMware
12 13 (23.21%) Citrix
12 13 (23.21%) Virtual Environments
12 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (23.21%) Xen
12 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Intune
13 11 (19.64%) Degree
14 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (17.86%) MCSE
15 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
15 9 (16.07%) SQL 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 6 (10.71%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Lorenzo
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) SAN
2 4 (7.14%) FTP
3 3 (5.36%) HTTP
3 3 (5.36%) LDAP
3 3 (5.36%) SMTP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) RS-232
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.36%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) OLTP
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (10.71%) Hudson
2 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.71%) JIRA
2 6 (10.71%) Maven
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.79%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.79%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (5.36%) Electronics
1 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Architect
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Business Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Applications Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Integration Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Integration Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) Web Services
2 25 (44.64%) REST
3 18 (32.14%) XML
4 16 (28.57%) WSDL
5 15 (26.79%) XSD
6 8 (14.29%) SOAP
7 4 (7.14%) CSS
8 3 (5.36%) Ajax
8 3 (5.36%) ebXML
8 3 (5.36%) Itk
8 3 (5.36%) LAMP
9 2 (3.57%) .NET
9 2 (3.57%) HTML
9 2 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.79%) J2EE
10 1 (1.79%) Middleware
10 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (48.21%) NHS
2 7 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) ASTM
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.36%) PACS
4 3 (5.36%) PKI
4 3 (5.36%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Unix
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Migration
1 22 (39.29%) SOA
1 22 (39.29%) TOGAF
1 22 (39.29%) Zachman Framework
2 21 (37.50%) MODAF
3 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (30.36%) ITIL
5 14 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 13 (23.21%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (14.29%) Use Case
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
9 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.93%) Transition Management
10 4 (7.14%) Conflict Management
10 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Workflow
11 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.14%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) MUMPS
2 4 (7.14%) PHP
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.36%) C++
3 3 (5.36%) Ruby
4 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.64%) Degree
4 10 (17.86%) MCSE
4 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (12.50%) MCSA
6 7 (12.50%) MCSD
7 3 (5.36%) CCNP
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.36%) RHCE
8 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) DICOM
1 1 (1.79%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.79%) ISO13485
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Docker
2 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (23.21%) Xen
3 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.14%) Samba
5 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) VMware
3 13 (23.21%) Citrix
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle
5 4 (7.14%) Cerner
6 3 (5.36%) McKesson
6 3 (5.36%) MEDITECH
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) Perforce