Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 766 812
Rank change year-on-year -50 +46 -32
Contract jobs citing HL7 64 75 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.082% 0.067%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.50% 0.70% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 52 56
UK median daily rate £330 £336 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.86% -7.88% -2.67%
10th Percentile £314 £191 £235
90th Percentile £499 £488 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £311
% change year-on-year +0.77% +4.42% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £33.75 -
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 12,840 10,680 12,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.69% 11.61% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,282 6,965 7,838
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £260 £238 £225
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 355 415
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £22.45 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% -6.46% +11.37%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £57.50 £54.20 £53.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.78 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.26% -14.00% +14.85%

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 21 April 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 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 21 April 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 -50 58 £330 -11.49% 18
UK excluding London -36 35 £328 +0.77% 12
South East +1 26 £328 -31.05% 6
London -61 26 £425 +17.24% 6
North of England -22 3 £425 +13.99% 3
Wales -24 3 £420 +40.00%
East Midlands +3 2 £375 +25.00% 1
Midlands -8 2 £375 +25.00% 1
North West -16 2 £425 +14.42%
East of England -9 1 £230 - 2
North East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 43 (67.19%) NHS
2 38 (59.38%) .NET
3 37 (57.81%) C#
4 30 (46.88%) Web Services
5 27 (42.19%) WCF
6 25 (39.06%) WPF
7 24 (37.50%) MVVM
7 24 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
8 17 (26.56%) Windows
9 15 (23.44%) SQL
10 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
10 13 (20.31%) StyleCop
10 13 (20.31%) ReSharper
10 13 (20.31%) Unit Testing
10 13 (20.31%) TDD
10 13 (20.31%) NUnit
10 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework
10 13 (20.31%) Caliburn.Micro
11 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (17.19%) XML
12 11 (17.19%) Software Delivery
13 9 (14.06%) Electronic Patient Records
13 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
14 8 (12.50%) MVC
14 8 (12.50%) Java
15 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
15 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
16 6 (9.38%) Data Integration
16 6 (9.38%) 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 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) SSL
2 1 (1.56%) FTP
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.56%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) NUnit
1 13 (20.31%) ReSharper
1 13 (20.31%) StyleCop
2 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (1.56%) Electronics
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
1 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.56%) Marketing
1 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.56%) Publishing
1 1 (1.56%) Retail
1 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Developer
2 34 (53.13%) C# Developer
3 22 (34.38%) C# WCF Developer
3 22 (34.38%) WCF Developer
4 17 (26.56%) C# WPF Developer
4 17 (26.56%) WPF Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Architect
6 8 (12.50%) Technical Architect
7 7 (10.94%) Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Applications Support
8 5 (7.81%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Data Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.13%) ICT Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) ICT Support
10 2 (3.13%) ICT Support Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (59.38%) .NET
2 30 (46.88%) Web Services
3 27 (42.19%) WCF
4 25 (39.06%) WPF
5 24 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework
6 13 (20.31%) Caliburn.Micro
7 11 (17.19%) XML
8 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
8 6 (9.38%) RESTful
9 4 (6.25%) SOAP
10 3 (4.69%) JSON
10 3 (4.69%) XSLT
11 2 (3.13%) ODBC
12 1 (1.56%) HATEOAS
12 1 (1.56%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 43 (67.19%) NHS
2 6 (9.38%) PACS
3 5 (7.81%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) e-Health
4 3 (4.69%) LIMS
4 3 (4.69%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.56%) Life Science
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) MVVM
2 13 (20.31%) TDD
2 13 (20.31%) Unit Testing
3 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.19%) Software Delivery
5 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
6 8 (12.50%) MVC
7 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
8 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.38%) Data Integration
8 6 (9.38%) Separation of Concerns
8 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.38%) SOLID
9 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.81%) ITIL
9 5 (7.81%) Open Source
9 5 (7.81%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) Informatics
10 4 (6.25%) Migration
10 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) C#
2 15 (23.44%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.13%) Tcl
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.69%) DICOM
3 2 (3.13%) SLA
4 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) RedGate
4 1 (1.56%) InterSystems
4 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) Talend