Period
to 15 November 2019

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 6 months to 15 November 2019 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
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 724 790 797
Rank change year-on-year +66 +7 +47
Contract jobs citing HL7 42 62 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.065% 0.062%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.52% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 37
England median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £313
90th Percentile £600 £545 £542
UK median daily rate £350 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -30.00% +25.00% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
England median hourly rate - £26.90 -
UK median hourly rate - £26.90 -

HL7 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 8,008 10,211 11,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.45% 10.72% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,039 6,520 7,856
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £249 £250 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 350 332
England median hourly rate £21.46 £22.10 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.90% +10.49% -11.77%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £56.18 £50.16 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.83% +10.00% -15.90%

HL7
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing HL7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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

HL7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HL7 in England over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

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 6 months to 15 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +83 17 £525 +5.00% 8
Midlands - 10 £350 - 3
East Midlands - 6 £350 - 2
East of England +22 5 - - 1
North of England +21 5 £300 -40.00% 5
Yorkshire +18 3 £200 -60.00% 1
South West -4 3 £450 - 1
South East +44 2 £456 +40.38% 3
North West - 2 £363 - 4
HL7
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HL7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for HL7.

1 31 (73.81%) NHS
2 26 (61.90%) Electronic Patient Records
3 25 (59.52%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (57.14%) PACS
5 23 (54.76%) e-Health
5 23 (54.76%) Informatics
5 23 (54.76%) Migration
5 23 (54.76%) LIMS
5 23 (54.76%) SharePoint
5 23 (54.76%) ePrescribing
5 23 (54.76%) Data Migration
5 23 (54.76%) Health Informatics
5 23 (54.76%) Analytics
6 10 (23.81%) SQL
7 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (16.67%) Project Management
8 7 (16.67%) Windows
9 6 (14.29%) Java
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.29%) Azure
10 5 (11.90%) Public Sector
10 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.90%) Web Services
10 5 (11.90%) XML
11 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
11 4 (9.52%) Finance
11 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.52%) DevOps
11 4 (9.52%) Rational Rhapsody

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 23 (54.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) JCAPS
2 2 (4.76%) Jetty
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) PaaS
3 2 (4.76%) AWS
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) GitHub
4 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SMTP
1 3 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) 4G
3 1 (2.38%) Broadband
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
3 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (61.90%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.38%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.38%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Power BI
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.90%) Public Sector
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Integration Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Change Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
1 5 (11.90%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) Itk
3 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Camel
3 2 (4.76%) JDBC
3 2 (4.76%) JMS
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.76%) REST
3 2 (4.76%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) SOAP
3 2 (4.76%) Spring Boot
3 2 (4.76%) WSDL
3 2 (4.76%) XSD
3 2 (4.76%) XSL
3 2 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (73.81%) NHS
2 24 (57.14%) PACS
3 23 (54.76%) e-Health
3 23 (54.76%) LIMS
4 3 (7.14%) User Experience
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) PKI
6 1 (2.38%) Blog
6 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (54.76%) Analytics
2 23 (54.76%) Data Migration
2 23 (54.76%) ePrescribing
2 23 (54.76%) Health Informatics
2 23 (54.76%) Informatics
2 23 (54.76%) Migration
3 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.52%) DevOps
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.14%) Project Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.76%) ETL
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CISSP
3 1 (2.38%) GIAC
3 1 (2.38%) GSEC
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.76%) PMO
2 1 (2.38%) DICOM
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) InterSystems
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) OpenLink
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) VMware