Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 834 815
Rank change year-on-year +36 -19 -21
Contract jobs citing HL7 59 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.040% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.49% 0.35% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 39
England median daily rate £475 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £275
90th Percentile £543 £613 £470
UK median daily rate £415 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +22.96% -10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £37.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.43% +5.74%
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £37.01
% change year-on-year - -5.43% +5.74%

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 12027 11035 12248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.68% 11.28% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7927 7256 7886
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £237
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 387 430
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.00 £11.66
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.85 £51.26
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +18.42%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -10 27 £475 +18.75% 1
North of England +78 21 £478 +73.64%
North East - 9 £388 -
North West +27 6 £478 -
Yorkshire +24 6 £523 +90.00%
South West -5 5 £500 -25.93%
Midlands +28 3 £350 +7.69%
East Midlands - 3 £350 -
South East +1 2 £300 -14.29% 1
East of England -19 1 - -
HL7
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 30 (50.85%) NHS
2 22 (37.29%) Java
3 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
4 18 (30.51%) XML
5 17 (28.81%) TOGAF
5 17 (28.81%) JSON
6 16 (27.12%) SQL
7 15 (25.42%) C#
8 13 (22.03%) Migration
9 12 (20.34%) HTML
9 12 (20.34%) Reference Data
9 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
9 12 (20.34%) Electronic Patient Records
10 11 (18.64%) Data Migration
10 11 (18.64%) CSS
10 11 (18.64%) SOAP
10 11 (18.64%) OO
10 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (16.95%) IIS
11 10 (16.95%) InterSystems
11 10 (16.95%) InterSystems Cache
11 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (16.95%) Software Delivery
12 9 (15.25%) GWT
12 9 (15.25%) Apache Camel
12 9 (15.25%) Apache ServiceMix
12 9 (15.25%) PACS
12 9 (15.25%) Spring
12 9 (15.25%) Google
12 9 (15.25%) JSP

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 (16.95%) IIS
2 9 (15.25%) Apache ServiceMix
2 9 (15.25%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.08%) Confluence
5 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
1 2 (3.39%) SMTP
1 2 (3.39%) SSL
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) Electronic Patient Records
2 10 (16.95%) InterSystems Cache
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.39%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.08%) JIRA
2 3 (5.08%) Maven
3 2 (3.39%) Hudson
3 2 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (10.17%) Publishing
2 4 (6.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Military
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Architect
1 22 (37.29%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Technical Architect
3 4 (6.78%) Consultant
3 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
4 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
4 3 (5.08%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (5.08%) Integration Developer
4 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.39%) Applications Architect
5 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
5 2 (3.39%) Business Architect
5 2 (3.39%) Data Architect
5 2 (3.39%) Informatica Architect
5 2 (3.39%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (3.39%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (3.39%) Tableau Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) XML
2 17 (28.81%) JSON
3 12 (20.34%) HTML
4 11 (18.64%) CSS
4 11 (18.64%) SOAP
5 9 (15.25%) Apache Camel
5 9 (15.25%) GWT
5 9 (15.25%) JSP
5 9 (15.25%) Spring
6 8 (13.56%) Spring Security
7 6 (10.17%) Web Services
8 5 (8.47%) .NET
9 4 (6.78%) REST
10 3 (5.08%) Ajax
10 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.39%) RESTful
11 2 (3.39%) WSDL
11 2 (3.39%) XSD
11 2 (3.39%) XSL
11 2 (3.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.85%) NHS
2 12 (20.34%) Reference Data
3 9 (15.25%) PACS
4 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.86%) e-Health
4 7 (11.86%) LIMS
5 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) BBC
6 1 (1.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) TOGAF
2 13 (22.03%) Migration
3 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (18.64%) Data Migration
3 11 (18.64%) OO
4 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.95%) Software Delivery
5 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
5 8 (13.56%) Open Source
6 7 (11.86%) Analytics
6 7 (11.86%) Health Informatics
6 7 (11.86%) Informatics
7 6 (10.17%) Data Integration
8 4 (6.78%) Data Architecture
8 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.78%) MODAF
8 4 (6.78%) SEO
8 4 (6.78%) SOA
8 4 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (6.78%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.12%) SQL
4 15 (25.42%) C#
5 3 (5.08%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.39%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) Degree
3 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (3.39%) CDISC
3 2 (3.39%) DICOM
3 2 (3.39%) GxP
4 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) InterSystems
2 9 (15.25%) Google
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Cerner
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) Informatica
5 2 (3.39%) McKesson
5 2 (3.39%) MEDITECH
5 2 (3.39%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) Tableau
5 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) OutlookSoft
6 1 (1.69%) Sony
6 1 (1.69%) Talend