Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 456 761 821
Rank change year-on-year +305 +60 -32
Contract jobs citing HL7 16 50 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.061% 0.060%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.58% 0.60% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 23
Median daily rate £375 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -4.90% +53.69%
10th Percentile £271 £278 £402
90th Percentile £520 £600 £537
UK median daily rate £375 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -16.67% -9.91% +42.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £26.90
10th Percentile £28.50 - £24.68
90th Percentile £29.50 - £40.68
UK median hourly rate £29.00 - £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 2,750 8,376 10,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.52% 10.25% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,597 5,192 6,699
Median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £263 £231 £263
90th Percentile £645 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 374 355
Median hourly rate £25.92 £21.42 £22.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -4.25% +6.50%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.84 £55.00 £50.55
Median hourly rate £25.30 £21.42 £21.73
% change year-on-year +18.13% -1.45% -0.78%

HL7
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for HL7 in England

HL7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HL7 in England.

Daily rate trend for HL7 in England

HL7
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HL7 in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HL7 in England

HL7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HL7 in England.

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 18 September 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
East of England +84 5 - - 1
London +201 4 £313 -41.86% 1
North of England +143 4 £383 +27.50%
South East +199 3 £425 +3.03% 3
North West +91 3 £305 +1.67%
Yorkshire +82 1 £440 -7.37%
HL7
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) XML
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
2 5 (31.25%) NHS
2 5 (31.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) UML
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) CDISC
3 4 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) ER Studio
3 4 (25.00%) Sparx
3 4 (25.00%) Public Sector
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (18.75%) PACS
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) InterSystems
4 3 (18.75%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) Regular Expression
5 2 (12.50%) DICOM

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 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.25%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) ER Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Moq
2 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Data Modeller
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Healthcare Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) Regular Expression
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Itk
3 1 (6.25%) ODBC
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) NHS
2 3 (18.75%) PACS
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Information Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) API Design
6 1 (6.25%) API Development
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) MoSCoW
6 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) Self-Awareness
6 1 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) CDISC
2 2 (12.50%) DICOM
3 1 (6.25%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Sparx
2 3 (18.75%) InterSystems
3 1 (6.25%) Cerner
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) MEDITECH
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow