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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 68 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing HTTP 22 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.15% 1.61% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.96% 11.27% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 5
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £378 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £445 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +230.00%
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
184 142 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.95% 14.27% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 76 53
Median daily rate £385 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £592 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -7 13 £570 +42.50%
Chester -7 5 £463 +15.62% 2
Knutsford - 1 £325 -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 46 (76.67%) XML
2 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 40 (66.67%) CSS
4 38 (63.33%) HTML
5 37 (61.67%) SOAP
6 34 (56.67%) JSON
7 31 (51.67%) Java
8 28 (46.67%) Oracle
9 27 (45.00%) Apache
9 27 (45.00%) IBM
10 24 (40.00%) Web Services
10 24 (40.00%) Banking
11 23 (38.33%) ITIL
12 22 (36.67%) JDBC
12 22 (36.67%) Middleware
12 22 (36.67%) ServiceNow
13 20 (33.33%) Linux
13 20 (33.33%) Tomcat
14 19 (31.67%) WebSphere
15 18 (30.00%) JBoss
16 16 (26.67%) J2EE
16 16 (26.67%) Web Design
16 16 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
17 15 (25.00%) REST
17 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
17 15 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
18 14 (23.33%) IBM HTTP Server
18 14 (23.33%) SOA
18 14 (23.33%) High Availability

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 27 (45.00%) Apache
2 20 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 19 (31.67%) WebSphere
4 18 (30.00%) JBoss
5 14 (23.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 13 (21.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 12 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (13.33%) iPlanet
9 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
10 2 (3.33%) nginx
10 2 (3.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Internet
1 10 (16.67%) SSL
2 4 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (21.67%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Introscope
2 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) Checkstyle
3 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.33%) FindBugs
3 5 (8.33%) JIRA
3 5 (8.33%) Maven
3 5 (8.33%) Mockito
3 5 (8.33%) Selenium
3 5 (8.33%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (40.00%) Banking
2 13 (21.67%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Senior Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Architect
3 12 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Technical Architect
6 8 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Digital Architect
7 7 (11.67%) Digital Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Digital Technical Architect
8 6 (10.00%) HTML Developer
9 5 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (6.67%) Java Architect
10 4 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
10 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
11 3 (5.00%) Server Specialist
11 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
11 3 (5.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (76.67%) XML
2 40 (66.67%) CSS
3 38 (63.33%) HTML
4 37 (61.67%) SOAP
5 34 (56.67%) JSON
6 24 (40.00%) Web Services
7 22 (36.67%) JDBC
7 22 (36.67%) Middleware
8 16 (26.67%) J2EE
9 15 (25.00%) REST
10 14 (23.33%) Apache Camel
10 14 (23.33%) CSS3
10 14 (23.33%) HTML5
11 13 (21.67%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (13.33%) JSP
12 8 (13.33%) Spring
12 8 (13.33%) XSLT
13 6 (10.00%) Java EE
13 6 (10.00%) jQuery
13 6 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.67%) Online Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) AIX
3 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) ITIL
3 16 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (26.67%) Web Design
4 14 (23.33%) High Availability
4 14 (23.33%) SOA
5 13 (21.67%) E-business
6 9 (15.00%) Open Source
7 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.00%) Microservices
9 6 (10.00%) MVC
9 6 (10.00%) Validation
10 5 (8.33%) OOP
10 5 (8.33%) TDD
11 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.67%) SDLC
11 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 31 (51.67%) Java
3 13 (21.67%) C
3 13 (21.67%) C++
4 7 (11.67%) Jython
4 7 (11.67%) SQL
5 4 (6.67%) Korn
5 4 (6.67%) Perl
5 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.33%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) logstash
2 2 (3.33%) Nagios
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Oracle
2 27 (45.00%) IBM
3 22 (36.67%) ServiceNow
4 8 (13.33%) CA
5 5 (8.33%) Perforce
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.67%) Sun
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco