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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 595 563
Rank change year-on-year +51 -32  
Contract jobs citing HL7 32 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.076% 0.058% 0.078%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.65% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 24
Median daily rate £360 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £433 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 4941 5469 5825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.77% 10.95% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3262 3549 3582
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 178 166
Median hourly rate £19.70 £35.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.71% +39.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.72 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £60.27 £48.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

HL7
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

HL7
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 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HL7 in England

HL7
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

HL7
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 30 March 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 +28 16 £350 -6.66% 2
North West - 8 £371 -
East of England +4 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +20 2 - -
South East +19 2 £500 +42.85% 1
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
HL7
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (37.04%) NHS
2 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.93%) Java
4 13 (24.07%) SQL
5 12 (22.22%) JSON
5 12 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
6 10 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (16.67%) Web Services
8 8 (14.81%) XML
8 8 (14.81%) Windows
8 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.96%) SMTP
9 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.96%) Electronic Patient Records
10 6 (11.11%) SOAP
10 6 (11.11%) ITIL
10 6 (11.11%) SOA
11 5 (9.26%) Validation
11 5 (9.26%) C#
11 5 (9.26%) .NET
11 5 (9.26%) Oracle
11 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.26%) HTTP
11 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
12 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
12 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
12 4 (7.41%) Cerner
12 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (7.41%) PHP
12 4 (7.41%) Scrum

HL7
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 10 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.70%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Mule
3 1 (1.85%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.85%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (1.85%) GitHub
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) SMTP
2 5 (9.26%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) RFID
3 1 (1.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (5.56%) MS Access
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Power BI
5 1 (1.85%) QlikView
5 1 (1.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Integration Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Integration Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Tester
9 2 (3.70%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) JSON
2 9 (16.67%) Web Services
3 8 (14.81%) XML
4 6 (11.11%) SOAP
5 5 (9.26%) .NET
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) GWT
6 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.70%) ODBC
6 2 (3.70%) RESTful
6 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 2 (3.70%) WCF
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.85%) CGI
7 1 (1.85%) Itk
7 1 (1.85%) J2EE
7 1 (1.85%) REST
7 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) NHS
2 4 (7.41%) PACS
3 2 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.85%) ASTM
4 1 (1.85%) Blog
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) LIMS
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.11%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) SOA
3 5 (9.26%) Validation
4 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
4 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
4 4 (7.41%) Scrum
5 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.56%) Data Architecture
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps
6 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.70%) Product Management
6 2 (3.70%) SDLC
6 2 (3.70%) System Testing
6 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.70%) Usability Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 14 (25.93%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) SQL
4 5 (9.26%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) PHP
6 3 (5.56%) VB
6 3 (5.56%) VB6
7 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) C
8 1 (1.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) DICOM
2 3 (5.56%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (1.85%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Cerner
4 3 (5.56%) McKesson
4 3 (5.56%) MEDITECH
5 2 (3.70%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) Infoflex
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