The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank - 45 25
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.23% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.35% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £28.55
% change year-on-year
+280.00% -56.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.48% 5.36% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 19
Average daily rate £413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £269 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Bedfordshire region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire