The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for HL7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HL7 over the 3 months to 27 June 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)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 158 148
Contract jobs citing HL7 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.026% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.25% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £600 £318
% change year-on-year -41.66% +88.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 -

HL7 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 269 398 442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.13% 10.48% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 229 245
Median daily rate £425 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 25
Median hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.33% +137.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing HL7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for HL7 in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HL7 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for HL7 in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HL7 in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North West region with a requirement for HL7.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
2 5 (62.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) C

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) NHS
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C