Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 775 840 789
Rank change year-on-year +65 -51 +59
Contract jobs citing HL7 68 66 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.064% 0.081%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.73% 0.56% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 54
UK median daily rate £475 £494 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +41.00% -11.39%
10th Percentile £293 £404 £256
90th Percentile £650 £541 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -18.71% +33.27% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £26.90 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.90 -

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 9,280 11,737 11,478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.27% 11.39% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,761 7,444 7,441
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.56% +8.48%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 384 366
UK median hourly rate £22.36 £22.40 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.20% +1.82% -2.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £53.90 £52.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £20.17 £22.00
% change year-on-year +24.54% -8.32% -3.30%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +54 49 £500 +1.32% 11
UK excluding London +47 46 £406 -18.71% 6
London +44 20 £550 +25.71% 5
East of England +29 19 £600 +87.50% 1
Wales +24 15 £300 -
North of England +16 6 £300 -41.18% 1
Yorkshire +10 3 £475 -6.86% 1
North West - 3 £300 -
Scotland +32 2 - -
South West - 2 £431 -
South East +20 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 54 (79.41%) NHS
2 45 (66.18%) SharePoint
3 43 (63.24%) Migration
3 43 (63.24%) Electronic Patient Records
4 42 (61.76%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (60.29%) PACS
5 41 (60.29%) LIMS
5 41 (60.29%) e-Health
5 41 (60.29%) Informatics
5 41 (60.29%) Data Migration
5 41 (60.29%) Health Informatics
5 41 (60.29%) Analytics
5 41 (60.29%) ePrescribing
6 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (19.12%) SQL
8 12 (17.65%) Public Sector
9 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (14.71%) ITIL
10 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
11 9 (13.24%) Web Services
11 9 (13.24%) XML
12 8 (11.76%) .NET
13 7 (10.29%) Finance
13 7 (10.29%) Java
13 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
13 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
14 6 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (8.82%) Workshop Facilitation
14 6 (8.82%) RESTful

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 45 (66.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.94%) JCAPS
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.47%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) LAN
2 3 (4.41%) WAN
2 3 (4.41%) Wireless
3 2 (2.94%) DHCP
3 2 (2.94%) DNS
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) HTTP
3 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.94%) SMTP
3 2 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (1.47%) NAS
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (63.24%) Electronic Patient Records
2 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.35%) EDRMS
5 3 (4.41%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.47%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.41%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
2 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.47%) Ant
3 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 12 (17.65%) Public Sector
2 7 (10.29%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Architect
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Change Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Integration Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Trainer
7 3 (4.41%) Training Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) Web Services
1 9 (13.24%) XML
2 8 (11.76%) .NET
3 6 (8.82%) RESTful
4 5 (7.35%) REST
5 4 (5.88%) JSON
6 3 (4.41%) JMS
6 3 (4.41%) SOAP
7 2 (2.94%) Apache Avro
7 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.94%) CSS
7 2 (2.94%) HTML
7 2 (2.94%) Itk
7 2 (2.94%) JDBC
7 2 (2.94%) WSDL
7 2 (2.94%) XSD
7 2 (2.94%) XSL
7 2 (2.94%) XSLT
8 1 (1.47%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (79.41%) NHS
2 41 (60.29%) e-Health
2 41 (60.29%) LIMS
2 41 (60.29%) PACS
3 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.35%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Life Science
7 1 (1.47%) Blog
7 1 (1.47%) CMDB
7 1 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.47%) PKI
7 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.94%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) Migration
2 42 (61.76%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (60.29%) Analytics
3 41 (60.29%) Data Migration
3 41 (60.29%) ePrescribing
3 41 (60.29%) Health Informatics
3 41 (60.29%) Informatics
4 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.71%) ITIL
6 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.82%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) Workshop Facilitation
8 5 (7.35%) Data Integration
8 5 (7.35%) Six Sigma
8 5 (7.35%) SOA
8 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) Java
3 4 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (4.41%) Java 8
4 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) CCNA
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.94%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) GIAC
4 1 (1.47%) GSEC
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) PMO
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) Ansible
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) HP
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
2 3 (4.41%) VMware
3 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.94%) InterSystems
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.47%) Apple
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.47%) Perforce
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Tableau