Period
to 26 September 2017

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 26 September 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
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 836 808
Rank change year-on-year +50 -28 0
Contract jobs citing HL7 83 56 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.052% 0.066%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.69% 0.46% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 33 59
UK median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £247 £225 £275
90th Percentile £500 £656 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £600 £346
% change year-on-year -37.50% +73.29% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
UK median hourly rate - £40.50 £37.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.43% +5.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £37.01
% change year-on-year - +9.43% +5.74%

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 12004 12168 13249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.12% 11.40% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7836 7881 8427
UK median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £231
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 435 463
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £22.84 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.09% +5.96% +7.75%
10th Percentile £10.64 £10.61 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.09 £46.55 £53.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.01% +7.75%

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 26 September 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 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 26 September 2017. 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 +19 57 £394 -12.50% 5
UK excluding London +76 55 £375 -37.50% 2
London +8 26 £275 -16.41% 3
Wales - 25 £350 -
North of England +83 18 £475 +72.73% 1
North East - 9 £388 -
Yorkshire +35 5 £511 +85.91%
South East +20 5 £450 +28.57%
South West -13 5 £500 -19.19%
North West +30 4 £478 - 1
Midlands +26 1 £350 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 38 (45.78%) XML
2 35 (42.17%) NHS
3 32 (38.55%) SOAP
4 28 (33.73%) SQL
4 28 (33.73%) Migration
5 26 (31.33%) Data Migration
6 25 (30.12%) InterSystems
7 23 (27.71%) Java
8 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
9 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
9 19 (22.89%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (21.69%) ITIL
10 18 (21.69%) VMware
11 17 (20.48%) Fiorano
11 17 (20.48%) XSLT
11 17 (20.48%) JCAPS
11 17 (20.48%) SoapUI
11 17 (20.48%) Rational Rhapsody
12 16 (19.28%) Release Management
12 16 (19.28%) IBM Integration Bus
12 16 (19.28%) WebSphere
12 16 (19.28%) JSON
12 16 (19.28%) C++
13 15 (18.07%) C#
13 15 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (18.07%) IBM
13 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
14 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
15 13 (15.66%) OO

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 19 (22.89%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (20.48%) JCAPS
3 16 (19.28%) WebSphere
4 11 (13.25%) IIS
5 10 (12.05%) Apache ServiceMix
5 10 (12.05%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.61%) Confluence
8 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Lorenzo
1 1 (1.20%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) SMTP
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) SMS
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (14.46%) Electronic Patient Records
4 10 (12.05%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.20%) MySQL
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Rational Rhapsody
1 17 (20.48%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.61%) JIRA
2 3 (3.61%) Maven
2 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.41%) Hudson
3 2 (2.41%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Electronics
2 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.61%) Marketing
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Military
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) Analyst
3 15 (18.07%) Architect
4 14 (16.87%) Test Analyst
5 11 (13.25%) Lead Test Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Team Leader
6 9 (10.84%) Test Leader
6 9 (10.84%) Test Team Leader
7 8 (9.64%) Technical Architect
8 6 (7.23%) Integration Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Integration Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Applications Architect
10 4 (4.82%) Consultant
10 4 (4.82%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Integration Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Integration Test Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.78%) XML
2 32 (38.55%) SOAP
3 17 (20.48%) XSLT
4 16 (19.28%) IBM Integration Bus
4 16 (19.28%) JSON
5 13 (15.66%) HTML
6 12 (14.46%) CSS
7 10 (12.05%) Apache Camel
7 10 (12.05%) GWT
7 10 (12.05%) JSP
7 10 (12.05%) Spring
7 10 (12.05%) Web Services
8 9 (10.84%) Spring Security
9 8 (9.64%) .NET
10 5 (6.02%) RESTful
11 4 (4.82%) REST
12 2 (2.41%) jQuery
12 2 (2.41%) WSDL
12 2 (2.41%) XSD
13 1 (1.20%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (42.17%) NHS
2 5 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.02%) PACS
3 4 (4.82%) e-Health
3 4 (4.82%) LIMS
4 3 (3.61%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.61%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) BBC
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Unix
2 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Migration
2 26 (31.33%) Data Migration
3 18 (21.69%) ITIL
4 16 (19.28%) Release Management
5 15 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
7 13 (15.66%) OO
8 12 (14.46%) PRINCE2
8 12 (14.46%) Project Management
9 11 (13.25%) Test Automation
9 11 (13.25%) TOGAF
10 10 (12.05%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (12.05%) Service Management
11 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.84%) DevOps
12 8 (9.64%) Data Modelling
12 8 (9.64%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (8.43%) Business Analysis
14 6 (7.23%) Use Case
15 5 (6.02%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) SQL
2 23 (27.71%) Java
3 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.28%) C++
5 15 (18.07%) C#
6 3 (3.61%) PHP
6 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.41%) Tcl
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.46%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (12.05%) Degree
5 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.41%) DICOM
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.41%) Docker
3 2 (2.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) InterSystems
2 18 (21.69%) VMware
3 17 (20.48%) Fiorano
4 15 (18.07%) IBM
5 10 (12.05%) Google
6 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.82%) Cerner
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle
7 4 (4.82%) SAP
8 3 (3.61%) RedGate
9 2 (2.41%) Citrix
9 2 (2.41%) McKesson
9 2 (2.41%) MEDITECH
10 1 (1.20%) Adobe
10 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.20%) Sony