Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 634 791 783
Rank change year-on-year +157 -8 -4
Contract jobs citing HL7 49 59 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.065% 0.074%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.78% 0.60% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 54
England median daily rate £450 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +42.86% -9.68%
10th Percentile £268 £315 £325
90th Percentile £568 £612 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 6,265 9,814 11,869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.04% 10.80% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,880 6,213 7,799
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £250 £258 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 331 318
England median hourly rate £24.37 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.08% -0.02% -2.33%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.80 £11.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £24.24 £20.42 £21.35
% change year-on-year +18.67% -4.36% -0.69%

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 19 February 2020.

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

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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 6 months to 19 February 2020. 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
Midlands - 14 £350 - 3
North of England +66 10 £313 -35.90% 8
East Midlands - 10 £350 - 1
Yorkshire +54 9 £200 -58.97% 4
London +124 8 £463 -11.90% 6
South East +82 7 £456 +21.67% 3
East of England +18 5 - - 1
South West +19 4 £450 -
North West - 1 £425 - 4
HL7
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 34 (69.39%) NHS
2 30 (61.22%) Electronic Patient Records
3 29 (59.18%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (59.18%) PACS
4 28 (57.14%) e-Health
4 28 (57.14%) Migration
4 28 (57.14%) Informatics
4 28 (57.14%) Data Migration
4 28 (57.14%) LIMS
4 28 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 28 (57.14%) ePrescribing
4 28 (57.14%) Health Informatics
4 28 (57.14%) Analytics
5 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.37%) Project Management
7 8 (16.33%) Java
7 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.29%) Windows
8 7 (14.29%) Azure
9 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
10 5 (10.20%) SQL
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
10 5 (10.20%) Rational Rhapsody
11 4 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (8.16%) Itk
11 4 (8.16%) DevOps
11 4 (8.16%) User Experience
11 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
11 4 (8.16%) Unix

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 28 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.12%) Jetty
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) JCAPS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Azure
2 3 (6.12%) IaaS
2 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) GitHub
3 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.04%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
1 2 (4.08%) SMTP
1 2 (4.08%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) 4G
2 1 (2.04%) Broadband
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (61.22%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.04%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.04%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.04%) MS Access
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Power BI
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (4.08%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Project Manager
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Integration Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Change Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Data Migration Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Governance Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Information Governance Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Migration Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Product Owner
7 2 (4.08%) Project Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Product Owner
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Itk
1 4 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Camel
2 3 (6.12%) Middleware
2 3 (6.12%) Spring Boot
2 3 (6.12%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) JDBC
3 2 (4.08%) JSON
3 2 (4.08%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) SOAP
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) WSDL
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.04%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) OAuth
4 1 (2.04%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 34 (69.39%) NHS
2 29 (59.18%) PACS
3 28 (57.14%) e-Health
3 28 (57.14%) LIMS
4 4 (8.16%) User Experience
5 3 (6.12%) PKI
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (57.14%) Analytics
2 28 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 28 (57.14%) ePrescribing
2 28 (57.14%) Health Informatics
2 28 (57.14%) Informatics
2 28 (57.14%) Migration
3 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.37%) Project Management
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.16%) DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) ETL
7 3 (6.12%) API Development
7 3 (6.12%) Information Governance
7 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Open Source
7 3 (6.12%) Project Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) SOA
7 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.08%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) Erlang
4 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) CCDA
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) GDPR
2 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) DICOM
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
2 1 (2.04%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) Datix
3 1 (2.04%) InterSystems
3 1 (2.04%) OpenLink
3 1 (2.04%) SAP