The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 22 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.79% - 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £475 - £575
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 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -12.22%
HTTP
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.81% 11.11% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Average daily rate £363 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £425 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
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 Canary Wharf

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

HTTP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP