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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 609 607
Rank change year-on-year +37 -2  
Contract jobs citing HL7 38 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.083% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.69% 0.72% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 27
Median daily rate £325 £488 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £645 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £600 £318
% change year-on-year -41.66% +88.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 -

HL7 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5509 6228 6331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.69% 11.54% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3542 4021 4086
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 217 197
Median hourly rate £25.06 £28.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.29 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

HL7
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing HL7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 16 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 27 £318 -34.87% 4
London +6 17 £275 -26.66% 2
Wales - 11 £350 -
Cardiff - 10 £350 -
South Wales - 10 £350 -
South East +18 4 £450 -
City of London +1 4 £270 -43.15%
Corsham -9 4 £500 -
Wiltshire -11 4 £500 -16.66%
South West -17 4 £500 -19.19%
Berkshire - 3 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £544 - 1
North Wales - 1 £313 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £544 - 1
Gwynedd - 1 £313 -
Leeds - 1 £544 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 36 (43.37%) NHS
2 23 (27.71%) XML
3 22 (26.51%) ITIL
4 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
5 20 (24.10%) Rational Rhapsody
6 19 (22.89%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (22.89%) SQL
7 17 (20.48%) PRINCE2
7 17 (20.48%) XSLT
7 17 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (19.28%) WebSphere
8 16 (19.28%) Release Management
8 16 (19.28%) Project Management
8 16 (19.28%) Service Delivery
8 16 (19.28%) InterSystems
9 15 (18.07%) Fiorano
9 15 (18.07%) IBM
9 15 (18.07%) IBM Integration Bus
9 15 (18.07%) JCAPS
10 14 (16.87%) Test Automation
10 14 (16.87%) Electronic Patient Records
10 14 (16.87%) Java
11 13 (15.66%) Migration
11 13 (15.66%) Service Management
12 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
12 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (14.46%) DevOps
12 12 (14.46%) Data Migration
13 11 (13.25%) SOA
14 10 (12.05%) Web Services

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 16 (19.28%) WebSphere
3 15 (18.07%) JCAPS
4 5 (6.02%) Confluence
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.41%) Lorenzo
3 1 (1.20%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) SMTP
2 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.20%) RFID
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (16.87%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.20%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.20%) MS Access
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (8.43%) SoapUI
3 5 (6.02%) JIRA
4 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.61%) Maven
5 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.41%) Hudson
5 2 (2.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Electronics
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Military
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Developer
2 21 (25.30%) Analyst
3 14 (16.87%) Architect
4 12 (14.46%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Integration Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Applications Architect
7 7 (8.43%) Applications Manager
7 7 (8.43%) Applications Support
7 7 (8.43%) Applications Support Manager
7 7 (8.43%) Integration Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Support Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Lead Test Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Lead Architect
9 5 (6.02%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.82%) Consultant
10 4 (4.82%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.82%) Test Team Leader
11 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) Integration Engineer
12 2 (2.41%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) XML
2 17 (20.48%) XSLT
3 15 (18.07%) IBM Integration Bus
4 10 (12.05%) Web Services
5 8 (9.64%) JSON
5 8 (9.64%) SOAP
6 6 (7.23%) .NET
7 4 (4.82%) REST
8 2 (2.41%) ODBC
8 2 (2.41%) WSDL
8 2 (2.41%) XSD
9 1 (1.20%) Ajax
9 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.20%) CGI
9 1 (1.20%) CSS
9 1 (1.20%) HTML
9 1 (1.20%) Itk
9 1 (1.20%) jQuery
9 1 (1.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (43.37%) NHS
2 7 (8.43%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.41%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.41%) PACS
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) ASTM
5 1 (1.20%) Blog
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) LIMS
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Linux
2 1 (1.20%) Unix
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) ITIL
2 17 (20.48%) PRINCE2
3 16 (19.28%) Project Management
3 16 (19.28%) Release Management
3 16 (19.28%) Service Delivery
4 14 (16.87%) Test Automation
5 13 (15.66%) Migration
5 13 (15.66%) Service Management
6 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (14.46%) Data Migration
6 12 (14.46%) DevOps
7 11 (13.25%) SOA
8 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
9 8 (9.64%) ITIL V3
10 7 (8.43%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (8.43%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (8.43%) Use Case
11 6 (7.23%) Data Integration
11 6 (7.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) SQL
2 14 (16.87%) Java
3 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.43%) C++
5 5 (6.02%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.61%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) C
7 2 (2.41%) Tcl
8 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.20%) Perl
8 1 (1.20%) PHP
8 1 (1.20%) Python
8 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) ISTQB
2 8 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.20%) ISEB
6 1 (1.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) DICOM
2 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.41%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Xen
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) InterSystems
2 15 (18.07%) Fiorano
2 15 (18.07%) IBM
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 9 (10.84%) VMware
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.61%) SAP
6 2 (2.41%) Cerner
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) Infoflex
7 1 (1.20%) McKesson
7 1 (1.20%) MEDITECH
7 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft