The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 30 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.

Health Level 7 (HL7)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 591 587
Rank change year-on-year +36 -4  
Contract jobs citing HL7 45 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.091% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.84% 0.81% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 24
Median daily rate £325 £318 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% -18.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £232 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £397 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% -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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5348 6018 6387
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.75% 11.12% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3524 3833 3882
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 195 179
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +40.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.72 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.98 £49.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

HL7
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

HL7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HL7 in the UK

HL7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HL7 over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HL7 in the UK

HL7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HL7 in the UK

HL7
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +51 32 £360 -4.00% 4
London +28 16 £350 -6.66% 2
Wales +10 13 £310 +0.81%
Cardiff +15 9 £296 -3.65%
South Wales +14 9 £300 -2.43%
North West - 8 £371 -
Manchester - 7 £370 -
East of England +4 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire +2 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +20 2 - -
South East +19 2 £500 +42.85% 1
West Wales - 2 £318 -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 £318 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Stevenage - 1 - - 1
Mansfield - 1 £300 -
Chertsey - 1 £500 -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
Newport - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for HL7.

1 25 (35.21%) NHS
2 23 (32.39%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (29.58%) XML
4 19 (26.76%) ITIL
5 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
6 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
7 15 (21.13%) InterSystems
8 14 (19.72%) SQL
8 14 (19.72%) Java
8 14 (19.72%) WebSphere
9 13 (18.31%) Release Management
9 13 (18.31%) IBM Integration Bus
9 13 (18.31%) JCAPS
9 13 (18.31%) PRINCE2
9 13 (18.31%) Web Services
9 13 (18.31%) XSLT
9 13 (18.31%) IBM
9 13 (18.31%) Fiorano
10 12 (16.90%) Service Delivery
10 12 (16.90%) JSON
10 12 (16.90%) Rational Rhapsody
11 11 (15.49%) ITIL V3
12 10 (14.08%) SOA
12 10 (14.08%) Project Management
13 8 (11.27%) Windows
13 8 (11.27%) Service Management
13 8 (11.27%) ITSM
13 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (9.86%) Electronic Patient Records

HL7
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 23 (32.39%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (19.72%) WebSphere
3 13 (18.31%) JCAPS
4 2 (2.82%) Confluence
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Mule
5 1 (1.41%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.41%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (1.41%) GitHub
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) SMTP
2 5 (7.04%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) RFID
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.86%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (4.23%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.23%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (4.23%) MS Access
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.41%) Power BI
6 1 (1.41%) QlikView
6 1 (1.41%) Redis
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Applications Support
4 8 (11.27%) Consultant
4 8 (11.27%) Integration Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Applications Manager
5 7 (9.86%) Applications Support Manager
5 7 (9.86%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Integration Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Integration Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Support Manager
6 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Applications Architect
7 4 (5.63%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) XML
2 13 (18.31%) IBM Integration Bus
2 13 (18.31%) Web Services
2 13 (18.31%) XSLT
3 12 (16.90%) JSON
4 6 (8.45%) SOAP
5 5 (7.04%) .NET
6 2 (2.82%) CSS
6 2 (2.82%) GWT
6 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.82%) ODBC
6 2 (2.82%) RESTful
6 2 (2.82%) Spring
6 2 (2.82%) WCF
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.41%) CGI
7 1 (1.41%) Itk
7 1 (1.41%) J2EE
7 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.21%) NHS
2 7 (9.86%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.63%) PACS
4 2 (2.82%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.41%) ASTM
5 1 (1.41%) Blog
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) LIMS
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) ITIL
2 13 (18.31%) PRINCE2
2 13 (18.31%) Release Management
3 12 (16.90%) Service Delivery
4 11 (15.49%) ITIL V3
5 10 (14.08%) Project Management
5 10 (14.08%) SOA
6 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.27%) ITSM
6 8 (11.27%) Service Management
7 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.04%) Validation
9 4 (5.63%) Data Integration
9 4 (5.63%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.63%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Scrum
10 3 (4.23%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Data Architecture
10 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
2 14 (19.72%) Java
2 14 (19.72%) SQL
3 5 (7.04%) C#
4 4 (5.63%) PHP
5 3 (4.23%) VB
5 3 (4.23%) VB6
6 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) ISEB
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) DICOM
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (1.41%) CDISC
4 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) InterSystems
2 13 (18.31%) Fiorano
2 13 (18.31%) IBM
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle
5 4 (5.63%) Cerner
6 3 (4.23%) McKesson
6 3 (4.23%) MEDITECH
7 2 (2.82%) Google
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco
8 1 (1.41%) Infoflex
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