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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 41 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.12% 0.72% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.51% 6.06% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
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£375 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
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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
39 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.34% 11.87% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 20
Average daily rate £338 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £18.97 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Subversion
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) RESTful
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) JSON
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) CSS3
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) JUnit
5 5 (38.46%) Ajax
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Hudson
5 5 (38.46%) Jasmine
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Scala
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SOA

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.69%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) Subversion
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 5 (38.46%) JUnit
3 5 (38.46%) Hudson
3 5 (38.46%) Jasmine
3 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) JBehave
5 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
5 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (15.38%) QUnit
5 2 (15.38%) Trac
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (15.38%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (15.38%) Maven
5 2 (15.38%) Ant
6 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Scala Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Test Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) RESTful
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) CSS3
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
5 4 (30.77%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 3 (23.08%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
7 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
7 2 (15.38%) Sass
7 2 (15.38%) Play Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Middleware
8 1 (7.69%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Scala
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) Groovy
5 2 (15.38%) XPath
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) XQuery
6 1 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) HP
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