Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 634 605 787
Rank change year-on-year -29 +182 +47
Contract jobs citing HL7 48 50 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.096% 0.093%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.78% 0.94% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 25
10th Percentile £229 £288 £278
25th Percentile £283 £359 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year - -5.26% +43.94%
75th Percentile £520 £476 £538
90th Percentile £588 £588 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +45.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 - -

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 6,167 5,295 9,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.96% 10.14% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,138 3,328 6,204
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
25th Percentile £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £575 £563 £558
90th Percentile £669 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 236 340
10th Percentile £11.37 £13.06 £10.61
25th Percentile £14.25 £17.27 £13.72
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.14% -5.84%
75th Percentile £38.75 £47.31 £40.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.03 £22.50 £20.24
% change year-on-year -6.56% +11.19% -5.23%

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 7 May 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 11 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 7 May 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 +14 41 £450 - 24
London +1 25 £475 +2.65% 6
UK excluding London +35 17 £450 - 20
Work from Home -245 13 £500 +32.89% 13
North of England +38 7 £520 +18.18% 4
Yorkshire +32 6 £520 +10.64% 2
East of England +27 5 £245 -38.75% 3
South West +42 3 £575 +27.78%
North West +18 1 - - 2
Wales +10 1 £240 - 1
Scotland -17 1 £500 +36.05% 1

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 37 (77.08%) NHS
2 17 (35.42%) Cerner
3 13 (27.08%) Migration
4 12 (25.00%) Cerner Millennium
4 12 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
5 11 (22.92%) PACS
6 10 (20.83%) Validation
6 10 (20.83%) XML
7 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.58%) Public Sector
8 7 (14.58%) Data Migration
9 6 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (10.42%) JSON
10 5 (10.42%) Social Skills
11 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.33%) DevOps
11 4 (8.33%) Change Control
11 4 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
11 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.33%) SLA
11 4 (8.33%) C#
11 4 (8.33%) Oracle
11 4 (8.33%) SOAP
11 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (6.25%) Finance
12 3 (6.25%) Service Management
12 3 (6.25%) Degree
12 3 (6.25%) Informatics
12 3 (6.25%) TOGAF

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 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) AWS
1 3 (6.25%) Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Event Grid
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Logic Apps
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Service Bus
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) PowerApps
3 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) SMTP
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.25%) Riak
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.08%) MS Access
5 1 (2.08%) Power BI
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Redis
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.58%) Public Sector
2 5 (10.42%) Social Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Organisational Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Architect
2 14 (29.17%) Technical Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Technical Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Integration Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.08%) IT Support
8 1 (2.08%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Senior IT Support
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) XML
2 5 (10.42%) JSON
3 4 (8.33%) SOAP
4 3 (6.25%) .NET
4 3 (6.25%) Itk
4 3 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (4.17%) .NET Core
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) Spine.js
6 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.08%) CSS3
6 1 (2.08%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.08%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.08%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
6 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (77.08%) NHS
2 11 (22.92%) PACS
3 2 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.17%) LIMS
4 1 (2.08%) ASTM
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Migration
2 10 (20.83%) Validation
3 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) Data Migration
5 6 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) Change Control
6 4 (8.33%) DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.25%) Data Entry
7 3 (6.25%) Informatics
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) Erlang
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) GDPR
2 2 (4.17%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.08%) DICOM
3 1 (2.08%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
1 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Cerner
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.08%) MEDITECH
5 1 (2.08%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk