Period
to 24 January 2018

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 6 months to 24 January 2018 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
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 768 796 808
Rank change year-on-year +28 +12 -5
Contract jobs citing HL7 101 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.059% 0.060%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.77% 0.51% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 36 49
UK median daily rate £372 £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.47% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £290 £193 £232
90th Percentile £533 £494 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £300 £311
% change year-on-year +15.83% -3.61% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
UK median hourly rate - £33.75 £37.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.81% +28.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.75 £37.01
% change year-on-year - -8.81% +28.73%

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13,152 11,167 12,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 11.52% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,635 7,295 7,965
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £260 £228 £230
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £385
% change year-on-year +1.07% +2.79% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 406 465
UK median hourly rate £20.80 £22.84 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.91% -8.66% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.36 £10.84 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.73 £47.50 £53.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +25.00%

HL7
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HL7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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 13 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 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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
England +20 77 £369 +5.36% 11
UK excluding London +48 71 £348 +15.83% 8
London -47 27 £498 +24.38% 3
South East +2 26 £328 -22.94% 2
Wales +14 21 £375 +25.00%
North of England +52 16 £480 +74.55% 2
North West - 6 £478 -
Midlands +13 5 £350 +7.69% 4
Yorkshire +10 5 £511 +85.91% 1
East Midlands - 5 £350 - 3
North East - 5 £400 - 1
East of England -12 2 £230 -23.33%
South West -2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for HL7.

1 62 (61.39%) NHS
2 49 (48.51%) C#
3 41 (40.59%) .NET
4 33 (32.67%) Web Services
5 32 (31.68%) XML
6 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
7 28 (27.72%) WCF
8 26 (25.74%) TOGAF
9 25 (24.75%) SQL
9 25 (24.75%) SOAP
9 25 (24.75%) WPF
9 25 (24.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (23.76%) MVVM
11 22 (21.78%) Java
12 19 (18.81%) Degree
12 19 (18.81%) Data Modelling
13 18 (17.82%) Migration
13 18 (17.82%) Security Cleared
14 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
15 15 (14.85%) Windows
15 15 (14.85%) InterSystems
15 15 (14.85%) Data Migration
15 15 (14.85%) Reference Data
15 15 (14.85%) Enterprise Architecture
16 14 (13.86%) Software Delivery
17 13 (12.87%) Caliburn.Micro
17 13 (12.87%) StyleCop
17 13 (12.87%) JSON
17 13 (12.87%) ReSharper

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 11 (10.89%) JCAPS
2 10 (9.90%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (9.90%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.95%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (4.95%) IIS
3 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.99%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.99%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) SSL
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) Electronic Patient Records
3 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.94%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.98%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.99%) MySQL
8 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) NUnit
1 13 (12.87%) ReSharper
1 13 (12.87%) StyleCop
2 10 (9.90%) SoapUI
2 10 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.97%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.98%) Subversion
5 1 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (6.93%) Publishing
2 3 (2.97%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 46 (45.54%) Developer
2 33 (32.67%) C# Developer
3 29 (28.71%) Architect
4 24 (23.76%) Technical Architect
5 22 (21.78%) C# WCF Developer
5 22 (21.78%) WCF Developer
6 17 (16.83%) C# WPF Developer
6 17 (16.83%) WPF Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Data Architect
8 9 (8.91%) Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Architect
9 6 (5.94%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Lead Test Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.95%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.95%) Test Team Leader
10 5 (4.95%) TOGAF Architect
11 4 (3.96%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (40.59%) .NET
2 33 (32.67%) Web Services
3 32 (31.68%) XML
4 28 (27.72%) WCF
5 25 (24.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (24.75%) SOAP
5 25 (24.75%) WPF
6 13 (12.87%) .NET Framework
6 13 (12.87%) Caliburn.Micro
6 13 (12.87%) JSON
7 11 (10.89%) RESTful
7 11 (10.89%) XSLT
8 10 (9.90%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (6.93%) HTML
10 6 (5.94%) CSS
11 5 (4.95%) Apache Camel
11 5 (4.95%) GWT
11 5 (4.95%) JSP
11 5 (4.95%) Spring
12 4 (3.96%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 62 (61.39%) NHS
2 15 (14.85%) Reference Data
3 10 (9.90%) N-Tier
4 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
5 8 (7.92%) PACS
6 5 (4.95%) e-Health
6 5 (4.95%) LIMS
7 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.99%) BBC
9 1 (0.99%) iPad
9 1 (0.99%) Life Science
9 1 (0.99%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) Unix
2 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) TOGAF
2 24 (23.76%) MVVM
3 19 (18.81%) Data Modelling
4 18 (17.82%) Migration
5 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.85%) Data Migration
6 15 (14.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (13.86%) Software Delivery
8 13 (12.87%) TDD
8 13 (12.87%) Unit Testing
9 11 (10.89%) ITIL
9 11 (10.89%) MVC
9 11 (10.89%) Release Management
10 10 (9.90%) Open Source
10 10 (9.90%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (9.90%) SDLC
11 9 (8.91%) High Availability
12 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.93%) OO
13 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.51%) C#
2 25 (24.75%) SQL
3 22 (21.78%) Java
4 12 (11.88%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.89%) C++
5 11 (10.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.98%) Perl
6 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.98%) Python
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Degree
2 18 (17.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.96%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.99%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.98%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.98%) CDISC
3 2 (1.98%) DICOM
3 2 (1.98%) GxP
4 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.99%) PMO
4 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.85%) InterSystems
3 11 (10.89%) Fiorano
4 10 (9.90%) RedGate
5 9 (8.91%) IBM
5 9 (8.91%) VMware
6 5 (4.95%) Google
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle
8 2 (1.98%) Cerner
8 2 (1.98%) Informatica
8 2 (1.98%) SAP
8 2 (1.98%) Tableau
9 1 (0.99%) Adobe
9 1 (0.99%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.99%) OutlookSoft
9 1 (0.99%) Sony
9 1 (0.99%) Talend