The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Health Level 7 (HL7)
England / South East
Rank 243 260 264
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4  
Contract jobs citing HL7 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.022% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +12.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 896 1071 1248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.56% 11.70% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 627 631
Median daily rate £425 £386 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +1.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 37
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.57% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

HL7
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

HL7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HL7 in the South East

HL7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HL7 in the South East

HL7
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £500 -
HL7
England

HL7
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region with a requirement for HL7.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) GWT
3 1 (20.00%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Lorenzo
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) PACS
3 1 (20.00%) ASTM
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Cerner
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

HL7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (20.00%) Lorenzo
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lorenzo Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) GWT
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) ASTM
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Cerner