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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 55 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.55% 0.76% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 13.33% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £47.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-13.42% +280.00%
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
42 15 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.51% 5.68% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 29
Average daily rate £381 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £244 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) RESTful
2 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) Subversion
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (30.77%) Trac
5 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
5 4 (30.77%) Hudson
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) QUnit
5 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
5 4 (30.77%) Gherkin
5 4 (30.77%) RequireJS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) Neo4j
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Redis
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Subversion
3 4 (30.77%) Hudson
3 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
3 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) QUnit
3 4 (30.77%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (30.77%) Trac
4 3 (23.08%) Maven
4 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) CSS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) RESTful
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) Gherkin
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) RequireJS
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (15.38%) JAX-RS
6 2 (15.38%) Kafka
6 2 (15.38%) Mojolicious
6 2 (15.38%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
7 1 (7.69%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) W3C
2 2 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Android
3 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) OOP
6 3 (23.08%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 3 (23.08%) JVM Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (15.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Go
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) F5