Period
to 24 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 744 507 779
Rank change year-on-year -237 +272 +72
Contract jobs citing HL7 53 14 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.047% 0.079%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.53% 0.41% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 20
10th Percentile £213 £257 £296
25th Percentile £306 £280 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £375 £431
Median % change year-on-year +26.67% -13.04% -13.66%
75th Percentile £516 £487 £522
90th Percentile £550 £535 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% -19.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 -
Median % change year-on-year -22.96% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.75 -

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 10,061 3,456 9,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.51% 11.62% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,764 2,157 6,262
10th Percentile £265 £265 £250
25th Percentile £381 £361 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £468 £450
Median % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% -
75th Percentile £590 £563 £550
90th Percentile £680 £638 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +0.54% +1.80% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 152 411
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.92 £10.88
25th Percentile £12.99 £15.24 £14.80
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.28 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.99% +1.31% +9.09%
75th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
90th Percentile £62.32 £55.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.05 £22.75
% change year-on-year -16.86% -7.47% +18.18%

HL7
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HL7 in the UK

HL7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HL7.

Daily rate trend for HL7 in the UK

HL7
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HL7 over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for HL7 in the UK

HL7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HL7.

Hourly rate trend for HL7 in the UK

HL7
Top 12 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 September 2021. 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 -197 47 £475 +26.67% 26
UK excluding London -150 25 £475 +26.67% 24
London -190 15 £488 +23.42% 3
North of England -72 14 £475 +46.15% 4
Yorkshire -43 10 £475 +7.95% 2
Work from Home -249 10 £450 +19.60% 11
East of England -41 6 £225 -
North West -49 4 £550 +80.33% 2
South West - 3 £575 -
South East -92 1 £475 +11.76% 12
Midlands - 1 £550 - 7
West Midlands - 1 £550 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 36 (67.92%) NHS
2 20 (37.74%) XML
3 18 (33.96%) Migration
4 17 (32.08%) Electronic Patient Records
5 16 (30.19%) Informatics
6 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (24.53%) Public Sector
8 12 (22.64%) Health Informatics
8 12 (22.64%) Oracle
8 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.75%) Data Migration
9 11 (20.75%) JSON
9 11 (20.75%) Analytics
10 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
10 10 (18.87%) Data Management
10 10 (18.87%) PACS
11 9 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (15.09%) e-Health
12 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
12 8 (15.09%) Windows
12 8 (15.09%) HTML
12 8 (15.09%) SQL
12 8 (15.09%) SOAP
12 8 (15.09%) LIMS
12 8 (15.09%) Riak
12 8 (15.09%) ePrescribing
13 7 (13.21%) Rational Rhapsody
13 7 (13.21%) HTTP
14 6 (11.32%) WAN
14 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis

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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Azure
3 2 (3.77%) GitHub
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (3.77%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Event Grid
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
2 6 (11.32%) WAN
3 5 (9.43%) LAN
4 4 (7.55%) SAN
5 3 (5.66%) DNS
6 2 (3.77%) Firewall
6 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) X.500
7 1 (1.89%) DHCP
7 1 (1.89%) Telnet
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) Electronic Patient Records
2 9 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (15.09%) Riak
4 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.77%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.77%) Metadata
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.77%) Power BI
5 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.77%) Redis
6 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.53%) Public Sector
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Social Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.66%) Electronics
4 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.66%) Marketing
5 2 (3.77%) Law
6 1 (1.89%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Data Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Tester
4 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.66%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.66%) Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Integration Architect
5 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.66%) NHS Business Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) IT Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) XML
2 11 (20.75%) JSON
3 8 (15.09%) HTML
3 8 (15.09%) SOAP
4 5 (9.43%) .NET
5 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.66%) HTML5
6 3 (5.66%) jQuery
7 2 (3.77%) Ajax
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.77%) CSS
7 2 (3.77%) CSS3
7 2 (3.77%) ebXML
7 2 (3.77%) Itk
7 2 (3.77%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (3.77%) LDAP
7 2 (3.77%) REST
7 2 (3.77%) Spine.js
7 2 (3.77%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (67.92%) NHS
2 10 (18.87%) PACS
3 8 (15.09%) e-Health
3 8 (15.09%) LIMS
4 3 (5.66%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (3.77%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Migration
2 16 (30.19%) Informatics
3 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.64%) Health Informatics
5 11 (20.75%) Analytics
5 11 (20.75%) Data Migration
6 10 (18.87%) Data Management
6 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
7 8 (15.09%) ePrescribing
8 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) Data Architecture
9 5 (9.43%) DevOps
9 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (7.55%) Network Architecture
10 4 (7.55%) Project Delivery
10 4 (7.55%) Project Management
10 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) C#
2 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.43%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) Erlang
4 2 (3.77%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.77%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) Data Quality
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) DICOM
2 3 (5.66%) PMO
3 2 (3.77%) GDPR
3 2 (3.77%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Nagios
1 2 (3.77%) Terraform
2 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Cerner
3 4 (7.55%) Brio
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Splunk
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Civica
6 1 (1.89%) Databricks
6 1 (1.89%) Liquidlogic
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee
6 1 (1.89%) Northgate
6 1 (1.89%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.89%) VMware