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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 55 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 14 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.88% 1.46% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.37% 12.70% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Median daily rate £513 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-55.41% -32.72%
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
135 126 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.17% 11.53% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 76 69
Median daily rate £403 £413 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +35.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.33 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.87% -13.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +9 8 £500 +8.10%
Chester - 2 £525 - 3
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25 (69.44%) Java
2 24 (66.67%) XML
2 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (61.11%) Banking
3 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 21 (58.33%) JDBC
4 21 (58.33%) JSON
5 20 (55.56%) Oracle
5 20 (55.56%) HTML
5 20 (55.56%) Apache
6 19 (52.78%) SOAP
7 18 (50.00%) IBM
8 17 (47.22%) CSS
8 17 (47.22%) J2EE
9 16 (44.44%) JBoss
10 15 (41.67%) Tomcat
10 15 (41.67%) REST
11 14 (38.89%) Middleware
12 13 (36.11%) Linux
12 13 (36.11%) Open Source
12 13 (36.11%) Microservices
13 12 (33.33%) Apache Camel
13 12 (33.33%) High Availability
13 12 (33.33%) CSS3
13 12 (33.33%) HTML5
13 12 (33.33%) SOA
14 11 (30.56%) E-business
14 11 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (30.56%) MySQL
14 11 (30.56%) 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 (55.56%) Apache
2 16 (44.44%) JBoss
3 15 (41.67%) Tomcat
4 8 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 4 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) LDAP
2 5 (13.89%) HTTPS
2 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 5 (13.89%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) FTP
4 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) MPLS
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) MySQL
1 11 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Checkstyle
1 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 4 (11.11%) FindBugs
1 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
1 4 (11.11%) Maven
1 4 (11.11%) Mockito
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
1 4 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (61.11%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Architect
2 13 (36.11%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Technical Architect
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Digital Architect
6 6 (16.67%) Digital Technical Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Java Architect
7 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (8.33%) HTML Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Administrator
9 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Digital Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) XML
2 21 (58.33%) JDBC
2 21 (58.33%) JSON
3 20 (55.56%) HTML
4 19 (52.78%) SOAP
5 17 (47.22%) CSS
5 17 (47.22%) J2EE
6 15 (41.67%) REST
7 14 (38.89%) Middleware
8 12 (33.33%) Apache Camel
8 12 (33.33%) CSS3
8 12 (33.33%) HTML5
9 11 (30.56%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (25.00%) JSP
10 9 (25.00%) Spring
10 9 (25.00%) XSLT
11 7 (19.44%) Web Services
12 5 (13.89%) JAX-WS
12 5 (13.89%) SAML
12 5 (13.89%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) RIA
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Microservices
2 13 (36.11%) Open Source
3 12 (33.33%) High Availability
3 12 (33.33%) SOA
4 11 (30.56%) E-business
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.67%) Validation
6 5 (13.89%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (11.11%) MVC
7 4 (11.11%) OOP
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
9 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.56%) OpenUP
9 2 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (30.56%) C
3 11 (30.56%) C++
4 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) Lua
5 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
5 5 (13.89%) VB
6 3 (8.33%) Jython
6 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.33%) BladeLogic
2 3 (8.33%) CA Wily
2 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Oracle
2 18 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) Perforce
4 3 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
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