Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 844 771 840
Rank change year-on-year -73 +69 -30
Contract jobs citing HL7 57 80 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.084% 0.068%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.46% 0.72% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 56 47
UK median daily rate £500 £336 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.55% -13.23% +9.93%
10th Percentile £402 £258 £234
90th Percentile £544 £475 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £350 £600
% change year-on-year +48.57% -41.67% +71.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
UK median hourly rate £26.90 - £40.50
10th Percentile £24.68 - £40.25
90th Percentile £40.68 - £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.90 - £40.50

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 12,413 11,179 12,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.91% 11.73% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,935 7,242 7,998
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £638 £625 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 371 420
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -9.09% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £10.98
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £50.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year +16.88% -13.48% +3.49%

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 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HL7 over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HL7 in the UK

HL7
Top 9 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 July 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 -30 53 £500 +43.23% 12
UK excluding London -49 32 £520 +48.57% 3
London -56 24 £438 +38.89% 8
East of England +18 17 £225 -
North of England -23 10 £521 +39.80% 1
Yorkshire -17 8 £521 -4.18% 1
Scotland - 3 - -
North East -4 2 - -
South East -25 2 £493 +9.44% 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 33 (57.89%) NHS
2 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (36.84%) Electronic Patient Records
4 19 (33.33%) Migration
5 18 (31.58%) PACS
5 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 18 (31.58%) Informatics
5 18 (31.58%) Data Migration
6 17 (29.82%) Health Informatics
6 17 (29.82%) Analytics
6 17 (29.82%) SharePoint
6 17 (29.82%) LIMS
6 17 (29.82%) e-Health
7 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 14 (24.56%) SQL
9 13 (22.81%) XML
10 12 (21.05%) Web Services
10 12 (21.05%) .NET
11 11 (19.30%) C#
12 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (17.54%) Software Delivery
13 9 (15.79%) InterSystems
13 9 (15.79%) Windows
14 8 (14.04%) Publishing
14 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (12.28%) Programme Management
15 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
15 7 (12.28%) Information Governance
15 7 (12.28%) Reference Data
16 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008

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 17 (29.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Cerner Millennium
1 2 (3.51%) Lorenzo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) SSL
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) Skype
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) Electronic Patient Records
2 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.02%) QlikView
7 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.75%) Big Data
8 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.75%) DB2
8 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.04%) Publishing
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Electronics
3 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) Architect
3 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Integration Specialist
3 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Integration Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Information Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Project Leader
6 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) XML
2 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 12 (21.05%) Web Services
3 6 (10.53%) XSD
4 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.77%) RESTful
4 5 (8.77%) XSL
5 3 (5.26%) JSON
5 3 (5.26%) XSLT
6 2 (3.51%) ODBC
7 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.75%) HATEOAS
7 1 (1.75%) J2EE
7 1 (1.75%) jQuery
7 1 (1.75%) Middleware
7 1 (1.75%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (57.89%) NHS
2 18 (31.58%) PACS
3 17 (29.82%) e-Health
3 17 (29.82%) LIMS
4 7 (12.28%) Reference Data
5 4 (7.02%) Clustering
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.51%) SystemC
7 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (33.33%) Migration
3 18 (31.58%) Data Migration
3 18 (31.58%) Informatics
4 17 (29.82%) Analytics
4 17 (29.82%) Health Informatics
5 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.54%) Software Delivery
6 7 (12.28%) Information Governance
6 7 (12.28%) Programme Management
7 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.77%) MVC
8 5 (8.77%) Open Source
8 5 (8.77%) Separation of Concerns
8 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.77%) SOLID
9 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
9 4 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.02%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) SQL
2 11 (19.30%) C#
3 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.51%) Tcl
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) DICOM
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) InterSystems
3 5 (8.77%) Cerner
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) SAP
5 3 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Civica
6 1 (1.75%) iSOFT
6 1 (1.75%) McKesson
6 1 (1.75%) MEDITECH
6 1 (1.75%) Twitter