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 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 55 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 11 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% 2.30% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.03% 11.60% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £307 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £395 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
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
137 181 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.72% 19.78% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 89 80
Average daily rate £320 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £226 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 10
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £14.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 2014. 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
Crewe - 4 £435 -
Chester 0 2 £331 -11.66% 6
Warrington -10 1 - - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 3
Macclesfield - - - -
Northwich - - - -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) WebSphere
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) FTP
5 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 6 (33.33%) DNS
5 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Maven
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) DHCP
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) JUnit
7 4 (22.22%) Servlets
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Ruby
7 4 (22.22%) Jetty
7 4 (22.22%) CentOS
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon S3
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) Open Source
7 4 (22.22%) nginx

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) Jetty
2 4 (22.22%) nginx
2 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon S3
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Route 53
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) FTP
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) DMZ
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) CouchDB
2 2 (11.11%) Couchbase
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Maven
2 4 (22.22%) JUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 4 (22.22%) Hudson
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) LoadUI
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) OpenSTA
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) webMethods Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (22.22%) Servlets
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (5.56%) SAP XI
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) OC4J
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.56%) JDBC
6 1 (5.56%) JSP
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) JVM Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) ATDD
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) RightScale
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) webMethods
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus
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