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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 15 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 44 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.28% 1.89% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 54.32% 18.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 41 5 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +122.22%
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
81 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.93% 10.27% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 24 27
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 39 (81.25%) Oracle
2 31 (64.58%) HTML
2 31 (64.58%) Web Services
3 30 (62.50%) Java
3 30 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 25 (52.08%) XML
4 25 (52.08%) SOAP
5 23 (47.92%) MySQL
5 23 (47.92%) Linux
5 23 (47.92%) OO
5 23 (47.92%) Web Development
5 23 (47.92%) AngularJS
6 22 (45.83%) Relational Database
6 22 (45.83%) Spring
6 22 (45.83%) JPA
6 22 (45.83%) JDBC
6 22 (45.83%) JSP
6 22 (45.83%) Struts
7 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 15 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 12 (25.00%) UNIX
9 11 (22.92%) JBoss
9 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.92%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (22.92%) Maven
10 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (20.83%) JVM Tuning
10 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database 12c

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (22.92%) JBoss
2 10 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.83%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) SSL
3 5 (10.42%) VLAN
3 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (10.42%) LAN
4 3 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) MySQL
2 22 (45.83%) Relational Database
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.92%) Maven
3 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
4 6 (12.50%) JMeter
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Performance Tester
4 4 (8.33%) Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Middleware Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) EAI Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Implementation Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Performance Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) HTML
1 31 (64.58%) Web Services
2 25 (52.08%) XML
2 25 (52.08%) SOAP
3 23 (47.92%) AngularJS
4 22 (45.83%) JPA
4 22 (45.83%) Struts
4 22 (45.83%) JDBC
4 22 (45.83%) JSP
4 22 (45.83%) Spring
5 10 (20.83%) Middleware
5 10 (20.83%) J2EE
6 3 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (4.17%) WCF
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.17%) .NET
8 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) PKI
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) W3C
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (25.00%) UNIX
4 5 (10.42%) Windows
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) OO
1 23 (47.92%) Web Development
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (20.83%) JVM Tuning
4 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.33%) TDD
5 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.25%) MVC
6 3 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.17%) BDD
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL
8 1 (2.08%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.08%) Graceful Degradation
8 1 (2.08%) DevOps
8 1 (2.08%) Line Management
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Java
1 30 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 8 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (12.50%) BeanShell
5 2 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.08%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) Oracle
2 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.42%) F5
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
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