The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for HL7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Health Level 7 (HL7)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 582 577
Rank change year-on-year +29 -5  
Contract jobs citing HL7 27 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.092% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.55% 0.82% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 25
Median daily rate £318 £488 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.87% +52.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £645 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £600 £318
% change year-on-year -41.66% +88.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 -

HL7 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4920 5507 5809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.58% 11.30% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3194 3596 3807
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 198 190
Median hourly rate £25.12 £28.00 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.28% +28.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing HL7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for HL7 in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HL7 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for HL7 in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HL7 in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HL7 in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HL7 in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
London +9 17 £275 -26.66% 2
South East +42 4 £450 -
South West -19 4 £500 -19.19%
Yorkshire - 1 £544 - 1
HL7
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for HL7.

1 27 (45.76%) NHS
2 20 (33.90%) Rational Rhapsody
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
4 14 (23.73%) Electronic Patient Records
5 13 (22.03%) Java
6 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
6 12 (20.34%) DevOps
7 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (15.25%) Oracle
9 8 (13.56%) JSON
10 7 (11.86%) XML
10 7 (11.86%) SOA
11 6 (10.17%) ITIL
11 6 (10.17%) .NET
11 6 (10.17%) Web Services
11 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.17%) TOGAF
11 6 (10.17%) Validation
11 6 (10.17%) Data Integration
12 5 (8.47%) Confluence
12 5 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (8.47%) Migration
12 5 (8.47%) JIRA
12 5 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (8.47%) Regression Testing
12 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
13 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (8.47%) Confluence
2 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.39%) Lorenzo
3 1 (1.69%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SMTP
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) RFID
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) Electronic Patient Records
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.69%) MS Access
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (8.47%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) Maven
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) Hudson
4 2 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.08%) Electronics
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Integration Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Integration Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Business Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) QA Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Tester
8 1 (1.69%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) JSON
2 7 (11.86%) XML
3 6 (10.17%) .NET
3 6 (10.17%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) REST
5 2 (3.39%) ODBC
5 2 (3.39%) WSDL
5 2 (3.39%) XSD
5 2 (3.39%) XSLT
6 1 (1.69%) Ajax
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.69%) CGI
6 1 (1.69%) CSS
6 1 (1.69%) HTML
6 1 (1.69%) Itk
6 1 (1.69%) jQuery
6 1 (1.69%) SOAP
6 1 (1.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.76%) NHS
2 5 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.39%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.39%) PACS
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) ASTM
4 1 (1.69%) Blog
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) LIMS
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Unix
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
2 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (20.34%) DevOps
3 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) SOA
5 6 (10.17%) Data Integration
5 6 (10.17%) ITIL
5 6 (10.17%) TOGAF
5 6 (10.17%) Validation
6 5 (8.47%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Regression Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.78%) MODAF
7 4 (6.78%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Scrum
7 4 (6.78%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.08%) SDLC
8 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) Java
3 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.08%) C#
6 2 (3.39%) C
6 2 (3.39%) Tcl
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) DICOM
2 2 (3.39%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.39%) Xen
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Cerner
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Infoflex
5 1 (1.69%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.69%) McKesson
5 1 (1.69%) MEDITECH
5 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft