The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 59 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 20 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.00% 2.64% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 16.92% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 5
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£388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £364 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £455 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £29.59
% change year-on-year
+280.00% -57.75%
HTTP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
150 130 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.99% 15.61% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 35 49
Average daily rate £400 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £133 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.03 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 9 £388 +1.30% 11
Crewe - - - - 2
Knutsford - - - -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 25 (78.13%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) HTML
3 17 (53.13%) Web Services
4 16 (50.00%) XML
4 16 (50.00%) SOAP
4 16 (50.00%) Spring
5 15 (46.88%) Finance
6 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 14 (43.75%) J2EE
6 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
7 13 (40.63%) JAX-RS
8 12 (37.50%) TDD
9 11 (34.38%) Linux
9 11 (34.38%) REST
10 10 (31.25%) Oracle
10 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
11 9 (28.13%) RESTful
11 9 (28.13%) CSS
11 9 (28.13%) SQL
12 8 (25.00%) JUnit
12 8 (25.00%) Servlets
12 8 (25.00%) IBM
12 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
13 7 (21.88%) PowerMock
13 7 (21.88%) Web Application Development
13 7 (21.88%) Degree
13 7 (21.88%) JSON
13 7 (21.88%) Selenium

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (21.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) Jetty
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Route 53
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) SMTP
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) SSH
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.13%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) IPv4
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.13%) FTP
4 1 (3.13%) SNMP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.88%) Informix
2 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
3 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 6 (18.75%) Neo4j
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) CouchDB
5 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.13%) Big Data
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JUnit
1 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) Mockito
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
4 2 (6.25%) Gradle
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) Introscope
4 2 (6.25%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) HTML
2 17 (53.13%) Web Services
3 16 (50.00%) XML
3 16 (50.00%) SOAP
3 16 (50.00%) Spring
4 14 (43.75%) J2EE
5 13 (40.63%) JAX-RS
6 11 (34.38%) REST
7 9 (28.13%) RESTful
7 9 (28.13%) CSS
8 8 (25.00%) Servlets
9 7 (21.88%) WSDL
9 7 (21.88%) JAX-RPC
9 7 (21.88%) JSON
9 7 (21.88%) JDBC
9 7 (21.88%) XSL
9 7 (21.88%) XSLT
9 7 (21.88%) PowerMock
10 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
11 3 (9.38%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Online Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) TDD
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.88%) Web Application Development
5 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 5 (15.63%) Web Design
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) MVVM
8 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
9 2 (6.25%) SOA
9 2 (6.25%) MVC
9 2 (6.25%) Workflow
9 2 (6.25%) ATDD
10 1 (3.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) XPath
5 2 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (6.25%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) NFS
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.13%) Samba
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Opsview
2 1 (3.13%) MOM
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Compuware
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Perforce
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) RightScale
4 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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