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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 26 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 18 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.50% 0.40% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.62% 3.85% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 5
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£470 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.06%
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
52 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.90% 10.53% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 18
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.97 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +8.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) HTML
1 19 (79.17%) HTML5
2 18 (75.00%) CSS3
2 18 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (75.00%) CSS
3 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (70.83%) Ajax
3 17 (70.83%) Scala
3 17 (70.83%) jQuery
3 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
4 16 (66.67%) JSON
4 16 (66.67%) Subversion
5 15 (62.50%) JUnit
5 15 (62.50%) REST
5 15 (62.50%) Jasmine
6 12 (50.00%) Play Framework
6 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
7 8 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (29.17%) XML
9 6 (25.00%) RESTful
10 5 (20.83%) Web Services
10 5 (20.83%) XHTML
11 4 (16.67%) SOA
11 4 (16.67%) MVC
12 3 (12.50%) Ruby
12 3 (12.50%) OO
12 3 (12.50%) Android
12 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
12 3 (12.50%) Hudson

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Mule
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
3 16 (66.67%) Subversion
4 15 (62.50%) JUnit
4 15 (62.50%) Jasmine
5 3 (12.50%) Hudson
5 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.33%) QUnit
6 2 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (8.33%) Trac
6 2 (8.33%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Scala Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) HTML
1 19 (79.17%) HTML5
2 18 (75.00%) CSS3
2 18 (75.00%) CSS
3 17 (70.83%) Ajax
3 17 (70.83%) jQuery
4 16 (66.67%) JSON
5 15 (62.50%) REST
6 12 (50.00%) Play Framework
7 8 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (29.17%) XML
9 6 (25.00%) RESTful
10 5 (20.83%) Web Services
10 5 (20.83%) XHTML
11 2 (8.33%) WebCenter
11 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
11 2 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (8.33%) Sass
11 2 (8.33%) Middleware
12 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) W3C
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) SOA
2 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) OOP
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Android Development
5 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (70.83%) Scala
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) IBM
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
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