Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 822 797 868
Rank change year-on-year -25 +71 -44
Contract jobs citing HL7 72 84 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.083% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.65% 0.66% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 58 21
UK median daily rate £500 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.70% +25.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £225
90th Percentile £562 £534 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +24.94% +23.08% -12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
UK median hourly rate £26.90 - £35.00
10th Percentile £24.68 - £32.00
90th Percentile £40.68 - £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.90 - £35.00

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 11,052 12,810 11,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.70% 12.63% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,008 8,364 7,748
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £225
90th Percentile £625 £630 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.21% +2.56% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 369 423
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.42% +1.49%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.76
90th Percentile £49.00 £48.75 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +13.64%

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 19 November 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 19 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 November 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 +6 62 £500 +5.26% 14
UK excluding London -7 50 £500 +24.94% 12
East of England +23 24 £320 -
London 0 20 £500 +8.11% 2
North of England -21 15 £500 +4.71% 3
Yorkshire -3 14 £500 -4.31% 3
Scotland - 7 - -
South West -28 2 - - 1
North East -13 1 - -
South East -22 1 £325 +8.33% 4
Wales -49 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 45 (62.50%) NHS
2 43 (59.72%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (59.72%) Migration
2 43 (59.72%) Electronic Patient Records
3 42 (58.33%) Informatics
3 42 (58.33%) Data Migration
4 41 (56.94%) Health Informatics
4 41 (56.94%) Analytics
4 41 (56.94%) PACS
4 41 (56.94%) e-Health
4 41 (56.94%) LIMS
4 41 (56.94%) SharePoint
5 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 19 (26.39%) Windows
7 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
8 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (15.28%) SQL
9 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
9 11 (15.28%) Publishing
10 10 (13.89%) Reference Data
11 9 (12.50%) Web Services
11 9 (12.50%) TOGAF
12 8 (11.11%) Firewall
12 8 (11.11%) InterSystems
12 8 (11.11%) Programme Management
12 8 (11.11%) XML
12 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration 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 41 (56.94%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.94%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.17%) CMS
5 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Lorenzo
2 2 (2.78%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Firewall
2 7 (9.72%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (8.33%) DHCP
3 6 (8.33%) DNS
3 6 (8.33%) Skype
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (59.72%) Electronic Patient Records
2 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.56%) QlikView
6 2 (2.78%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.78%) DB2
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.78%) Ant
2 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.78%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.78%) JUnit
2 2 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.28%) Publishing
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Architect
2 11 (15.28%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) QlikView Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Integration Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) Web Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Integration Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) Web Services
2 8 (11.11%) XML
3 6 (8.33%) .NET
4 5 (6.94%) XSD
4 5 (6.94%) XSL
5 3 (4.17%) Middleware
5 3 (4.17%) REST
5 3 (4.17%) RESTful
5 3 (4.17%) SOAP
6 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.78%) J2EE
6 2 (2.78%) Java EE
6 2 (2.78%) JSON
6 2 (2.78%) Spring
7 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.39%) ebXML
7 1 (1.39%) JMS
7 1 (1.39%) jQuery
7 1 (1.39%) Kafka
7 1 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (62.50%) NHS
2 41 (56.94%) e-Health
2 41 (56.94%) LIMS
2 41 (56.94%) PACS
3 10 (13.89%) Reference Data
4 4 (5.56%) Clustering
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) SystemC
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) CMDB
7 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.78%) Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (59.72%) Business Intelligence
1 43 (59.72%) Migration
2 42 (58.33%) Data Migration
2 42 (58.33%) Informatics
3 41 (56.94%) Analytics
3 41 (56.94%) Health Informatics
4 9 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 8 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.33%) Personalization
6 6 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (8.33%) Server Patching
6 6 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 6 (8.33%) Workflow
7 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
7 5 (6.94%) Open Source
8 4 (5.56%) DevOps
8 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.17%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) C#
2 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) C
4 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) Scala
5 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.39%) U-SQL
5 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) GDPR
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Docker
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.78%) Terraform
3 1 (1.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) InterSystems
3 6 (8.33%) Cerner
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle
5 3 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) Perforce
6 2 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Civica
7 1 (1.39%) Databricks
7 1 (1.39%) iSOFT
7 1 (1.39%) McKesson
7 1 (1.39%) MEDITECH
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Twitter
7 1 (1.39%) VMware