Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 805 778 808
Rank change year-on-year -27 +30 +7
Contract jobs citing HL7 66 101 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.10% 0.059%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.62% 0.77% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 82 36
UK median daily rate £500 £372 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.27% +21.47% -12.50%
10th Percentile £323 £290 £193
90th Percentile £538 £533 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £348 £300
% change year-on-year +43.74% +15.83% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 10,664 13,037 11,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.71% 12.96% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,668 8,550 7,290
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.12%
10th Percentile £256 £258 £228
90th Percentile £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.07% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 360 406
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -9.79% -8.66%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.84
90th Percentile £48.25 £50.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £22.35 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.40% -10.62% -

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 24 January 2019.

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 10 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 24 January 2019. 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 +2 57 £500 +35.46% 16
UK excluding London -46 42 £500 +43.74% 12
London +34 23 £506 +1.76% 5
East of England +27 18 £415 +80.43% 1
Yorkshire -7 8 £500 -2.30% 3
North of England -19 8 £500 +4.06% 3
South West -22 6 - -
Scotland - 4 - - 1
Wales -22 3 - -
South East -28 3 £375 +14.50% 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 49 (74.24%) Business Intelligence
1 49 (74.24%) Electronic Patient Records
2 47 (71.21%) Analytics
2 47 (71.21%) Informatics
2 47 (71.21%) Data Migration
2 47 (71.21%) Health Informatics
2 47 (71.21%) LIMS
2 47 (71.21%) SharePoint
2 47 (71.21%) Migration
2 47 (71.21%) PACS
2 47 (71.21%) e-Health
3 41 (62.12%) NHS
4 16 (24.24%) Windows
5 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
6 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
7 10 (15.15%) Java
7 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
8 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (13.64%) Windows 10
8 9 (13.64%) Web Services
8 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (12.12%) SQL
9 8 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (12.12%) RESTful
9 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
10 7 (10.61%) Server Patching

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 47 (71.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.55%) JBoss
3 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (1.52%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (10.61%) DHCP
2 7 (10.61%) DNS
3 5 (7.58%) Firewall
3 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.55%) Skype
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (74.24%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) QlikView
3 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) DB2
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Ant
1 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (7.58%) CruiseControl
1 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.58%) JUnit
1 5 (7.58%) Maven
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.52%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Publishing
3 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Developer
2 11 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) Web Services
2 8 (12.12%) RESTful
3 7 (10.61%) J2EE
4 6 (9.09%) SOAP
5 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
5 5 (7.58%) Spring
5 5 (7.58%) XML
6 4 (6.06%) Java EE
6 4 (6.06%) REST
7 3 (4.55%) .NET
7 3 (4.55%) JMS
7 3 (4.55%) JSON
8 2 (3.03%) Middleware
9 1 (1.52%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.52%) ebXML
9 1 (1.52%) Kafka
9 1 (1.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (71.21%) e-Health
1 47 (71.21%) LIMS
1 47 (71.21%) PACS
2 41 (62.12%) NHS
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.55%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.03%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) CMDB
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Windows
2 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (74.24%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (71.21%) Analytics
2 47 (71.21%) Data Migration
2 47 (71.21%) Health Informatics
2 47 (71.21%) Informatics
2 47 (71.21%) Migration
3 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.61%) Programme Management
5 7 (10.61%) Server Patching
5 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
6 5 (7.58%) BDD
6 5 (7.58%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (7.58%) DevOps
6 5 (7.58%) ITIL
6 5 (7.58%) Scrum
6 5 (7.58%) TDD
6 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Software Delivery
7 4 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) Java
2 8 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (1.52%) Java 8
5 1 (1.52%) Scala
5 1 (1.52%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.03%) Terraform
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Kibana
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Perforce
3 4 (6.06%) Cerner
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Databricks
6 1 (1.52%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.52%) SAP