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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 551 530 491
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -39
Contract jobs citing HL7 36 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.071% 0.088%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.88% 0.90% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 23
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£375 £335 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £207 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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
4085 3991 3316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.77% 7.86% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2392 2338 1871
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 152 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.14 £21.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.70% -23.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.16 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%

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 3 March 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
Top 26 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 3 March 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 -8 35 £375 +11.94% 11
London +10 17 £400 -4.47% 2
South West - 6 £400 - 1
South East -21 5 £280 -20.00% 2
City of London +5 3 - -
West Midlands -1 3 £375 +50.00% 2
North West -22 3 £300 +9.09% 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 £280 -
Basingstoke -5 2 - - 1
Hampshire -21 2 - - 1
High Wycombe - 2 £280 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £310 -
Reading - - - - 1
Rotherham - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Scotland - - - -

HL7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 33 (46.48%) NHS
2 31 (43.66%) SQL
3 26 (36.62%) XML
4 17 (23.94%) .NET
5 16 (22.54%) Oracle
6 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
6 15 (21.13%) DICOM
7 14 (19.72%) Web Services
8 13 (18.31%) Java
9 11 (15.49%) C#
10 10 (14.08%) Windows
10 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.08%) Itk
11 9 (12.68%) CSS
11 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
12 8 (11.27%) Migration
12 8 (11.27%) Data Migration
12 8 (11.27%) Rational Rhapsody
12 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
13 7 (9.86%) Informatics
13 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
13 7 (9.86%) HTML
13 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
13 7 (9.86%) ETL
14 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
14 6 (8.45%) XSLT
14 6 (8.45%) ODBC
14 6 (8.45%) UNIX

HL7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.41%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) LDAP
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) MS Access
4 1 (1.41%) DTS
4 1 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.41%) MSTest
5 1 (1.41%) Moq
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.63%) Marketing
2 4 (5.63%) Electronics
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Analyst
2 19 (26.76%) Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Integration Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Integration Specialist
5 6 (8.45%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.63%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Configuration Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Programmer
9 2 (2.82%) Release Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.82%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) XML
2 17 (23.94%) .NET
3 14 (19.72%) Web Services
4 10 (14.08%) Itk
5 9 (12.68%) CSS
6 7 (9.86%) HTML
6 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.45%) XSLT
7 6 (8.45%) ODBC
8 5 (7.04%) JSON
9 4 (5.63%) XSL
10 3 (4.23%) SOAP
10 3 (4.23%) XML Schema
10 3 (4.23%) WCF
10 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.82%) REST
11 2 (2.82%) Spring
11 2 (2.82%) NHibernate
11 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.82%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (46.48%) NHS
2 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.86%) Informatics
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) PACS
5 4 (5.63%) DTV
5 4 (5.63%) Health Informatics
6 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.82%) Open Source
7 2 (2.82%) LIMS
7 2 (2.82%) e-Health
7 2 (2.82%) Clustering
8 1 (1.41%) NPfIT
8 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) UNIX
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.27%) Migration
2 8 (11.27%) Data Migration
3 7 (9.86%) ETL
4 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.04%) CRM
5 5 (7.04%) SOA
5 5 (7.04%) UML
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
6 4 (5.63%) MVC
6 4 (5.63%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.23%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Information Governance
7 3 (4.23%) Web Development
7 3 (4.23%) Service Management
7 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) Java
3 11 (15.49%) C#
4 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.23%) VB
6 3 (4.23%) Tcl
7 2 (2.82%) VBScript
7 2 (2.82%) PHP
7 2 (2.82%) C
7 2 (2.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) VCP4
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) DICOM
2 4 (5.63%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Oracle
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) SAP
3 5 (7.04%) InterSystems
4 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.82%) Google
5 2 (2.82%) Cerner
6 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.41%) iSOFT
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