The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 23 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 / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 - 79
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HL7 11 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.78% - 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.89% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 - £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £600 £315
% change year-on-year -41.66% +90.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 101 67 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.37% 11.88% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 56 76
Median daily rate £375 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £72.50 £11.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.51% +525.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £70.00 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £74.00 £13.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

HL7
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

HL7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HL7 in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for HL7 in Wales

HL7
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HL7 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
South Wales - 10 £350 -
North Wales - 1 £313 -
HL7
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for HL7.

1 20 (71.43%) XML
1 20 (71.43%) ITIL
1 20 (71.43%) Release Management
2 19 (67.86%) IBM Integration Bus
2 19 (67.86%) JCAPS
2 19 (67.86%) XSLT
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) IBM
2 19 (67.86%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (67.86%) Service Delivery
2 19 (67.86%) Fiorano
2 19 (67.86%) InterSystems
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (67.86%) WebSphere
3 18 (64.29%) PRINCE2
4 16 (57.14%) Project Management
5 15 (53.57%) Service Management
6 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
6 11 (39.29%) ITIL V3
7 10 (35.71%) NHS
8 9 (32.14%) Degree
8 9 (32.14%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
9 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
9 8 (28.57%) ITSM
9 8 (28.57%) Migration
10 7 (25.00%) VMware
10 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
10 7 (25.00%) SOAP

HL7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (67.86%) BizTalk Server
1 19 (67.86%) JCAPS
1 19 (67.86%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 7 (25.00%) Applications Support Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Support Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Applications Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Lead Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Lead Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 4 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) XML
2 19 (67.86%) IBM Integration Bus
2 19 (67.86%) XSLT
3 7 (25.00%) SOAP
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) NHS
2 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) ITIL
1 20 (71.43%) Release Management
2 19 (67.86%) Service Delivery
3 18 (64.29%) PRINCE2
4 16 (57.14%) Project Management
5 15 (53.57%) Service Management
6 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
6 11 (39.29%) ITIL V3
7 9 (32.14%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
8 8 (28.57%) ITSM
8 8 (28.57%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Conceptual Models
9 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (17.86%) UML
9 5 (17.86%) Use Case
10 4 (14.29%) Contract Management
10 4 (14.29%) SOA
11 3 (10.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 8 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.71%) ISEB
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Fiorano
1 19 (67.86%) IBM
1 19 (67.86%) InterSystems
2 7 (25.00%) VMware