The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 46 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 10 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.41% 5.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 0
Average daily rate £325 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
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
South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.87% 17.42% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
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 Cardiff

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (70.27%) HTML
3 25 (67.57%) Web Services
4 24 (64.86%) JavaScript
5 23 (62.16%) MVC
6 20 (54.05%) SQL
6 20 (54.05%) CSS
7 19 (51.35%) Scrum
7 19 (51.35%) TDD
8 14 (37.84%) XML
9 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
9 13 (35.14%) .NET
9 13 (35.14%) Java
9 13 (35.14%) SOAP
9 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
9 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
9 13 (35.14%) WCF
9 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
10 12 (32.43%) Linux
11 11 (29.73%) OO
11 11 (29.73%) Cucumber
11 11 (29.73%) RESTful
12 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
12 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
12 10 (27.03%) BDD

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (13.51%) JBoss
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 2 (5.41%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) Neo4j
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Redis
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) HPCC
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (29.73%) Cucumber
3 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.03%) Subversion
4 8 (21.62%) Hudson
5 7 (18.92%) Jasmine
5 7 (18.92%) JIRA
5 7 (18.92%) QUnit
5 7 (18.92%) Sinon.JS
5 7 (18.92%) Trac
6 4 (10.81%) Maven
6 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (8.11%) JMeter
7 3 (8.11%) Selenium
7 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (27.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Developer
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (8.11%) HTML Developer
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Middleware Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) HTML
2 25 (67.57%) Web Services
3 20 (54.05%) CSS
4 14 (37.84%) XML
5 13 (35.14%) .NET
5 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
5 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (35.14%) SOAP
5 13 (35.14%) WCF
6 11 (29.73%) RESTful
7 9 (24.32%) jQuery
8 7 (18.92%) Ajax
8 7 (18.92%) CSS3
8 7 (18.92%) Gherkin
8 7 (18.92%) HTML5
8 7 (18.92%) RequireJS
9 4 (10.81%) J2EE
9 4 (10.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) NHS
2 7 (18.92%) W3C
3 3 (8.11%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Unix
3 7 (18.92%) Android
3 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Windows
5 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.70%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) MVC
3 19 (51.35%) Scrum
3 19 (51.35%) TDD
4 11 (29.73%) OO
5 10 (27.03%) BDD
5 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
6 9 (24.32%) SOA
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
8 7 (18.92%) OOP
9 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.51%) Analytics
10 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
11 4 (10.81%) Coaching
11 4 (10.81%) JVM Tuning
11 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (8.11%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) JavaScript
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) Java
4 10 (27.03%) C#
5 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.11%) BeanShell
6 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 2 (5.41%) Go
7 2 (5.41%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) Scala
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) KVM
1 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Cacti
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) OpenNMS
1 1 (2.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
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