Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 723 511 733
Rank change year-on-year -212 +222 +106
Contract jobs citing HL7 39 13 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.041% 0.067%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.43% 0.35% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 22
10th Percentile £273 £212 £301
25th Percentile £356 £253 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £285 £438
Median % change year-on-year +66.67% -34.86% -11.35%
75th Percentile £506 £463 £509
90th Percentile £542 £503 £598
UK median daily rate £455 £285 £350
% change year-on-year +59.65% -18.57% -29.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 -
Median % change year-on-year -22.96% - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year -22.96% - -

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 9,054 3,752 8,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.78% 11.92% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,122 2,470 5,487
10th Percentile £263 £277 £250
25th Percentile £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 179 343
10th Percentile £11.36 £10.75 £11.13
25th Percentile £13.72 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +12.20% +1.26%
75th Percentile £46.50 £45.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £57.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £20.11 £23.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year -12.57% +13.01% +0.58%

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 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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
North of England -59 15 £475 +49.61% 4
Yorkshire -36 10 £438 +25.00%
London -187 10 £390 +73.33% 6
North West -39 5 £550 +92.98% 3
Midlands - 5 £550 - 8
South East -80 4 £483 +13.53% 6
East of England -49 3 £225 -15.11% 5
East Midlands - 2 - - 7
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
HL7
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 25 (64.10%) NHS
2 16 (41.03%) XML
3 13 (33.33%) Electronic Patient Records
4 12 (30.77%) Informatics
5 11 (28.21%) Oracle
6 10 (25.64%) Windows
6 10 (25.64%) LIMS
6 10 (25.64%) JSON
6 10 (25.64%) Data Management
7 9 (23.08%) PACS
7 9 (23.08%) Migration
8 8 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.51%) LAN
8 8 (20.51%) WAN
8 8 (20.51%) HTTP
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) SOAP
8 8 (20.51%) Data Migration
8 8 (20.51%) Riak
9 7 (17.95%) Analytics
9 7 (17.95%) Health Informatics
9 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
9 7 (17.95%) Network Architecture
9 7 (17.95%) ePrescribing
9 7 (17.95%) HTML
9 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
9 7 (17.95%) SAN
9 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (17.95%) e-Health

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 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Azure
2 2 (5.13%) GitHub
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (5.13%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.56%) AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
1 8 (20.51%) LAN
1 8 (20.51%) WAN
2 7 (17.95%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) Telnet
4 1 (2.56%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 8 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (20.51%) Riak
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.56%) Power BI
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Public Sector
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Social Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Tester
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 3 (7.69%) Integration Architect
4 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft 365 Trainer
5 2 (5.13%) NHS Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) NHS Trainer
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) XML
2 10 (25.64%) JSON
3 8 (20.51%) SOAP
4 7 (17.95%) HTML
5 4 (10.26%) .NET
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.13%) REST
6 2 (5.13%) XSD
6 2 (5.13%) XSLT
7 1 (2.56%) Ajax
7 1 (2.56%) CSS3
7 1 (2.56%) ebXML
7 1 (2.56%) HTML5
7 1 (2.56%) Itk
7 1 (2.56%) jQuery
7 1 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (2.56%) LDAP
7 1 (2.56%) Spine.js
7 1 (2.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) NHS
2 10 (25.64%) LIMS
3 9 (23.08%) PACS
4 7 (17.95%) e-Health
5 2 (5.13%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
3 4 (10.26%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Informatics
2 10 (25.64%) Data Management
3 9 (23.08%) Migration
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) Data Migration
5 7 (17.95%) Analytics
5 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (17.95%) ePrescribing
5 7 (17.95%) Health Informatics
5 7 (17.95%) Network Architecture
5 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) BDD
7 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Open Source
7 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) Erlang
5 2 (5.13%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 4 (10.26%) DICOM
3 2 (5.13%) PMO
4 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.56%) Nagios
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Brio
3 3 (7.69%) Cerner
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) OpenLink
4 2 (5.13%) Infoflex
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Civica
5 1 (2.56%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.56%) Liquidlogic
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee
5 1 (2.56%) Northgate
5 1 (2.56%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) VMware