The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 58 42 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing HTTP 15 31 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.78% 3.56% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.30% 26.72% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 2
Average daily rate £350 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -8.88%
HTTP
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 116 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.44% 13.33% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 38
Average daily rate £350 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Bristol region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Configuration Management
3 16 (84.21%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (84.21%) MongoDB
4 14 (73.68%) Web Design
4 14 (73.68%) Subversion
4 14 (73.68%) Python
4 14 (73.68%) Mac OS X
4 14 (73.68%) Unix
4 14 (73.68%) CSS
4 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (73.68%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) Open Source
4 14 (73.68%) Scala
4 14 (73.68%) Visualisation
4 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
4 14 (73.68%) Unit Testing
4 14 (73.68%) Ruby
4 14 (73.68%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (73.68%) Web Development
4 14 (73.68%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
5 13 (68.42%) GitHub
5 13 (68.42%) Sass
5 13 (68.42%) Capybara
5 13 (68.42%) git-flow
5 13 (68.42%) Integration Testing
5 13 (68.42%) Migration
5 13 (68.42%) Data Migration

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (63.16%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) GitHub
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) MongoDB
1 16 (84.21%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
3 13 (68.42%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) GIS
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
1 14 (73.68%) Subversion
2 13 (68.42%) Capybara
2 13 (68.42%) Cucumber
2 13 (68.42%) git-flow
2 13 (68.42%) JUnit
2 13 (68.42%) RSpec
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) CSS
1 14 (73.68%) HTML
1 14 (73.68%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (68.42%) Sass
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Visualisation
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Mac OS X
2 14 (73.68%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Configuration Management
2 14 (73.68%) Open Source
2 14 (73.68%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (73.68%) Unit Testing
2 14 (73.68%) Web Design
2 14 (73.68%) Web Development
3 13 (68.42%) Data Migration
3 13 (68.42%) ETL
3 13 (68.42%) Integration Testing
3 13 (68.42%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
1 14 (73.68%) Python
1 14 (73.68%) Ruby
1 14 (73.68%) Scala
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) logstash
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) ZABBIX
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle