Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - 103
Rank change year-on-year - +103 -
Contract jobs citing HL7 24 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.02% - 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.57% - 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 13
Wales median daily rate £375 - £368
10th Percentile £170 - £303
90th Percentile £420 - £447
UK median daily rate £408 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +20.74% -10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 191 155 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.04% 10.99% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 120 144
Wales median daily rate £390 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £175 £261 £247
90th Percentile £550 £613 £529
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +536.36% -35.29%
10th Percentile £15.09 £70.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £52.48 £70.00 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +15.38%

HL7
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing HL7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HL7 in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
South Wales - 23 £372 -
HL7
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for HL7.

1 22 (91.67%) SOAP
1 22 (91.67%) XML
2 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (54.17%) Fiorano
3 13 (54.17%) Migration
3 13 (54.17%) JCAPS
4 12 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 12 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 12 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (45.83%) C++
5 11 (45.83%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) XSLT
5 11 (45.83%) IBM
5 11 (45.83%) InterSystems
5 11 (45.83%) Release Management
5 11 (45.83%) Degree
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (45.83%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (45.83%) VMware
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (41.67%) TOGAF
6 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) ITIL
6 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (41.67%) .NET
6 10 (41.67%) C#
6 10 (41.67%) N-Tier

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 13 (54.17%) JCAPS
2 12 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Lead Test Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Architect
5 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
5 5 (20.83%) Test Leader
5 5 (20.83%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Messaging Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) SOAP
1 22 (91.67%) XML
2 12 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (45.83%) XSLT
4 10 (41.67%) .NET
4 10 (41.67%) RESTful
5 9 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) N-Tier
2 9 (37.50%) NHS
3 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) iPad
5 1 (4.17%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Migration
2 12 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 11 (45.83%) Release Management
3 11 (45.83%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (41.67%) ITIL
4 10 (41.67%) SDLC
4 10 (41.67%) TOGAF
5 9 (37.50%) High Availability
5 9 (37.50%) Service Delivery
6 8 (33.33%) MVC
7 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
8 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (20.83%) Project Management
9 5 (20.83%) Service Management
10 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
11 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C++
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Fiorano
2 11 (45.83%) IBM
2 11 (45.83%) InterSystems
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) RedGate