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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 65 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.92% 1.12% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.76% 6.77% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£463 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-55.10% +172.22%
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
116 133 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.81% 16.58% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 66
Average daily rate £450 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £223 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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
Warrington -2 5 £463 - 3
Chester -8 1 - - 3
Daresbury - 1 - -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (62.50%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 11 (45.83%) JAX-RS
5 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 8 (33.33%) Spring
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) TDD
7 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) XML
8 6 (25.00%) JUnit
8 6 (25.00%) CSS
8 6 (25.00%) Servlets
8 6 (25.00%) SOAP
8 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (25.00%) J2EE
8 6 (25.00%) UNIX
8 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (25.00%) Internet
8 6 (25.00%) Neo4j
8 6 (25.00%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) RESTful
8 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
9 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.83%) Web Design

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (20.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (20.83%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) nginx
5 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.17%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Route 53
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) SMTP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) OSPF
4 1 (4.17%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
3 6 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 5 (20.83%) Informix
4 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
6 2 (8.33%) CouchDB
6 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JUnit
1 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Mockito
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) Introscope
5 1 (4.17%) Hudson
5 1 (4.17%) Gradle
5 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Web Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Portal Developer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) JAX-RS
3 8 (33.33%) Spring
4 7 (29.17%) Web Services
5 6 (25.00%) XML
5 6 (25.00%) J2EE
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) Servlets
5 6 (25.00%) SOAP
5 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (25.00%) RESTful
5 6 (25.00%) REST
6 5 (20.83%) PowerMock
6 5 (20.83%) JSON
6 5 (20.83%) WSDL
6 5 (20.83%) JAX-RPC
6 5 (20.83%) JDBC
6 5 (20.83%) XSL
7 3 (12.50%) EDIFACT
7 3 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Biology
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 5 (20.83%) Web Design
4 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) ATDD
8 1 (4.17%) Network Management
8 1 (4.17%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 3 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) logstash
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) IBM
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Compuware
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Perforce
2 1 (4.17%) RightScale
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