The table below looks at the statistics for HL7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Level 7 (HL7)
Rank 105 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HL7 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% - 0.100%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.62% - 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £291 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.17% -10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.19 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +17.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
151 116 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.59% 5.41% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 50 39
Average daily rate £338 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.20 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £16.60 £22.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.53 £20.64
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.25%

HL7
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HL7 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

HL7 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HL7
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HL7 across the West Midlands region.

HL7 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HL7
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HL7 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

HL7 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (80.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (70.00%) Itk
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) NHS
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) LDAP
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) PACS
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management
6 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (20.00%) DICOM
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) SOAP
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) WinForms
7 1 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) JCAPS
7 1 (10.00%) REST

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (10.00%) JCAPS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Integration Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) Itk
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) NHS
2 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Workflow
1 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) DICOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat