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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 52 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 14 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.78% 1.00% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.27% 6.72% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £360 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
151 119 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.24% 14.84% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 55 57
Average daily rate £350 £338 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £139 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £635 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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 +18 8 £388 +6.89% 8
Warrington -6 1 £350 +3.70% 1
Northwich - - - -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 19 (79.17%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) SOAP
2 14 (58.33%) Web Services
2 14 (58.33%) XML
3 13 (54.17%) HTML
3 13 (54.17%) Spring
4 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (45.83%) J2EE
5 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) XSLT
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) CSS
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) BDD
9 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.83%) RESTful
9 5 (20.83%) Servlets
10 4 (16.67%) JDBC
10 4 (16.67%) C#
10 4 (16.67%) JUnit
10 4 (16.67%) IBM
10 4 (16.67%) Maven
10 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 4 (16.67%) MVVM

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) Jetty
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Route 53
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) SMTP
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) FTP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) IPv4
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) SNMP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) SSH
3 1 (4.17%) VLAN
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) Informix
2 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) CouchDB
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.17%) Hazelcast
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
1 4 (16.67%) Maven
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Ant
2 3 (12.50%) Mockito
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Introscope
3 2 (8.33%) Gradle
4 1 (4.17%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.17%) MSTest
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) webMethods Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) SOAP
1 14 (58.33%) Web Services
1 14 (58.33%) XML
2 13 (54.17%) HTML
2 13 (54.17%) Spring
3 11 (45.83%) J2EE
4 8 (33.33%) XSLT
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) REST
6 5 (20.83%) RESTful
6 5 (20.83%) Servlets
7 4 (16.67%) JDBC
8 3 (12.50%) XSL
8 3 (12.50%) WSDL
8 3 (12.50%) JAX-RPC
8 3 (12.50%) XHR
8 3 (12.50%) PowerMock
8 3 (12.50%) JAX-RS
8 3 (12.50%) JSON
9 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Online Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) TDD
1 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (16.67%) MVVM
4 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) ATDD
6 1 (4.17%) SIEM
6 1 (4.17%) Kanban
6 1 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.17%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 3 (12.50%) XPath
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) NFS
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.17%) Samba
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Opsview
3 1 (4.17%) MOM
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Compuware
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Perforce
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) RightScale
5 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) webMethods
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
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