The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 55 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 12 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.50% 1.40% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 9.88% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £398 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -65.00%
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
124 162 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.52% 14.22% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 102 61
Median daily rate £425 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.33 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.87% -36.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 8 £500 +8.10%
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 23 (69.70%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) XML
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) Banking
3 20 (60.61%) JSON
3 20 (60.61%) Apache
4 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (57.58%) HTML
4 19 (57.58%) JDBC
5 18 (54.55%) SOAP
5 18 (54.55%) Oracle
6 17 (51.52%) J2EE
7 16 (48.48%) JBoss
7 16 (48.48%) IBM
8 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
8 15 (45.45%) REST
9 14 (42.42%) CSS
9 14 (42.42%) Middleware
10 13 (39.39%) Linux
10 13 (39.39%) Open Source
10 13 (39.39%) Microservices
11 12 (36.36%) HTML5
11 12 (36.36%) High Availability
11 12 (36.36%) CSS3
11 12 (36.36%) Apache Camel
11 12 (36.36%) SOA
12 11 (33.33%) E-business
12 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (33.33%) MySQL
12 11 (33.33%) C

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (60.61%) Apache
2 16 (48.48%) JBoss
3 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
4 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.06%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) LDAP
2 5 (15.15%) HTTPS
2 5 (15.15%) SSL
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) FTP
5 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) MySQL
1 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Checkstyle
1 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.06%) FindBugs
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Maven
1 2 (6.06%) Mockito
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
1 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (60.61%) Banking
2 5 (15.15%) International Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Architect
3 11 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 10 (30.30%) Technical Architect
5 7 (21.21%) Digital Architect
6 6 (18.18%) Digital Technical Architect
7 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Java Architect
8 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (9.09%) HTML Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Administrator
10 2 (6.06%) Agile Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Digital Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) XML
2 20 (60.61%) JSON
3 19 (57.58%) HTML
3 19 (57.58%) JDBC
4 18 (54.55%) SOAP
5 17 (51.52%) J2EE
6 15 (45.45%) REST
7 14 (42.42%) CSS
7 14 (42.42%) Middleware
8 12 (36.36%) Apache Camel
8 12 (36.36%) CSS3
8 12 (36.36%) HTML5
9 11 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (21.21%) JSP
10 7 (21.21%) Spring
10 7 (21.21%) XSLT
11 6 (18.18%) Web Services
12 5 (15.15%) JAX-WS
12 5 (15.15%) SAML
12 5 (15.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.03%) RIA
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Microservices
2 13 (39.39%) Open Source
3 12 (36.36%) High Availability
3 12 (36.36%) SOA
4 11 (33.33%) E-business
5 6 (18.18%) Validation
6 5 (15.15%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.06%) MVC
8 2 (6.06%) OOP
8 2 (6.06%) OpenUP
8 2 (6.06%) Prototyping
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 2 (6.06%) Wireframes
9 1 (3.03%) Application Rationalisation
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (3.03%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) C
3 11 (33.33%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Lua
5 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 5 (15.15%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) Jython
6 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.09%) BladeLogic
2 3 (9.09%) CA Wily
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle
2 16 (48.48%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) CA
4 2 (6.06%) Perforce
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
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