The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 26 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.60% 2.00% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 15.38% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£213 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 9.60% 13.00% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 18
Average daily rate £375 £260 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £239 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £323 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SPSS
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) FileNet
1 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone SDK
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SSCP
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) GCIH
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) GPEN
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (33.33%) LogLogic