Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 849 812
Rank change year-on-year +55 -37 +27
Contract jobs citing HL7 85 39 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.037% 0.065%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.65% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 21 54
UK median daily rate £408 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.38% -13.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £309 £225 £283
90th Percentile £534 £625 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £37.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.43% +5.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £37.01
% change year-on-year - -5.43% +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 13016 11803 13537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.73% 11.35% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8498 7699 8557
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £387
% change year-on-year +1.91% +1.55% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 417 479
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +4.44% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.78 £11.45
90th Percentile £49.46 £47.10 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +12.82%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +48 60 £475 +46.15% 2
UK excluding London +75 56 £400 +23.08% 1
London -8 28 £463 +35.43% 1
Wales - 24 £375 -
North of England +76 21 £478 +73.64%
North East - 9 £388 -
North West +26 6 £478 -
Yorkshire +18 6 £523 +90.00%
South West +11 5 £500 -25.93%
Midlands +22 3 £350 +7.69%
East Midlands - 3 £350 -
South East +2 2 £300 -14.29% 1
East of England -17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 41 (48.24%) XML
2 40 (47.06%) NHS
3 34 (40.00%) SOAP
4 29 (34.12%) SQL
4 29 (34.12%) SQL Server
5 27 (31.76%) TOGAF
6 26 (30.59%) C#
6 26 (30.59%) Migration
7 25 (29.41%) Java
8 23 (27.06%) Data Migration
9 22 (25.88%) InterSystems
10 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 19 (22.35%) Degree
12 18 (21.18%) JSON
13 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 15 (17.65%) .NET
14 15 (17.65%) Web Services
14 15 (17.65%) Data Modelling
15 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
15 14 (16.47%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (16.47%) Enterprise Architecture
16 13 (15.29%) JCAPS
16 13 (15.29%) Release Management
16 13 (15.29%) Fiorano
16 13 (15.29%) VMware
16 13 (15.29%) XSLT
16 13 (15.29%) ITIL
16 13 (15.29%) HTML
16 13 (15.29%) C++

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 14 (16.47%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (15.29%) JCAPS
3 12 (14.12%) WebSphere
4 11 (12.94%) IIS
5 10 (11.76%) Apache ServiceMix
5 10 (11.76%) Tomcat
6 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.53%) Confluence
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
1 2 (2.35%) SMTP
1 2 (2.35%) SSL
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) Electronic Patient Records
2 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.94%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.35%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.18%) MySQL
7 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) SoapUI
2 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.24%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.53%) JIRA
4 3 (3.53%) Maven
5 2 (2.35%) Hudson
5 2 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.35%) Subversion
5 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (7.06%) Publishing
2 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.53%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Military
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Architect
2 25 (29.41%) Developer
3 22 (25.88%) Technical Architect
4 10 (11.76%) Data Architect
5 9 (10.59%) Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Lead Test Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Consultant
9 5 (5.88%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.88%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
10 4 (4.71%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.71%) TOGAF Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Contracts Manager
11 3 (3.53%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Integration Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (48.24%) XML
2 34 (40.00%) SOAP
3 18 (21.18%) JSON
4 15 (17.65%) .NET
4 15 (17.65%) Web Services
5 13 (15.29%) HTML
5 13 (15.29%) XSLT
6 12 (14.12%) CSS
6 12 (14.12%) IBM Integration Bus
6 12 (14.12%) RESTful
7 10 (11.76%) Apache Camel
7 10 (11.76%) GWT
7 10 (11.76%) JSP
7 10 (11.76%) Spring
8 9 (10.59%) Spring Security
9 4 (4.71%) REST
10 3 (3.53%) Ajax
10 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.35%) XSD
11 2 (2.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (47.06%) NHS
2 12 (14.12%) Reference Data
3 10 (11.76%) N-Tier
4 9 (10.59%) PACS
5 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
5 7 (8.24%) e-Health
5 7 (8.24%) LIMS
6 6 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.18%) BBC
8 1 (1.18%) iPad
8 1 (1.18%) Life Science
8 1 (1.18%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) TOGAF
2 26 (30.59%) Migration
3 23 (27.06%) Data Migration
4 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 14 (16.47%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (15.29%) ITIL
7 13 (15.29%) Release Management
8 12 (14.12%) OO
9 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (12.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (11.76%) MVC
10 10 (11.76%) SDLC
10 10 (11.76%) Software Delivery
11 9 (10.59%) High Availability
11 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
12 8 (9.41%) Open Source
13 7 (8.24%) Analytics
13 7 (8.24%) Health Informatics
13 7 (8.24%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) SQL
2 26 (30.59%) C#
3 25 (29.41%) Java
4 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.29%) C++
6 11 (12.94%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) Perl
8 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.35%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Degree
2 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.24%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (7.06%) ISTQB
7 5 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (2.35%) CDISC
3 2 (2.35%) DICOM
3 2 (2.35%) GxP
4 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) InterSystems
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.29%) Fiorano
3 13 (15.29%) VMware
4 11 (12.94%) IBM
5 10 (11.76%) Google
5 10 (11.76%) RedGate
6 5 (5.88%) Oracle
7 4 (4.71%) Cerner
8 2 (2.35%) Citrix
8 2 (2.35%) Informatica
8 2 (2.35%) McKesson
8 2 (2.35%) MEDITECH
8 2 (2.35%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.35%) SAP
8 2 (2.35%) Tableau
9 1 (1.18%) Adobe
9 1 (1.18%) OutlookSoft
9 1 (1.18%) Sony
9 1 (1.18%) Talend