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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 70 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing HTTP 24 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.18% 1.61% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 11.43% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 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 £380 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £47.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-13.42% +280.00%
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
196 140 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.82% 14.06% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 72 47
Median daily rate £386 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 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 3 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 16 £560 +40.00%
Chester -8 3 £394 -1.56%
Knutsford - 1 £325 -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 43 (69.35%) XML
2 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 40 (64.52%) CSS
4 36 (58.06%) HTML
5 35 (56.45%) SOAP
6 33 (53.23%) JSON
7 29 (46.77%) Java
8 27 (43.55%) Apache
8 27 (43.55%) IBM
9 26 (41.94%) Oracle
10 25 (40.32%) Middleware
10 25 (40.32%) Banking
11 23 (37.10%) WebSphere
11 23 (37.10%) Web Services
11 23 (37.10%) ITIL
12 22 (35.48%) ServiceNow
13 20 (32.26%) Linux
14 19 (30.65%) Tomcat
14 19 (30.65%) JDBC
15 18 (29.03%) JBoss
16 16 (25.81%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (25.81%) Finance
16 16 (25.81%) Web Design
16 16 (25.81%) Responsive Web Design
17 15 (24.19%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (24.19%) Computer Science
18 14 (22.58%) IBM HTTP Server
18 14 (22.58%) J2EE
18 14 (22.58%) 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 27 (43.55%) Apache
2 23 (37.10%) WebSphere
3 19 (30.65%) Tomcat
4 18 (29.03%) JBoss
5 16 (25.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (22.58%) IBM HTTP Server
7 13 (20.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (12.90%) iPlanet
9 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
10 2 (3.23%) nginx
10 2 (3.23%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) SSL
2 10 (16.13%) Internet
3 5 (8.06%) HTTPS
4 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (20.97%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Introscope
2 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.06%) Checkstyle
3 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.06%) FindBugs
3 5 (8.06%) JIRA
3 5 (8.06%) Maven
3 5 (8.06%) Mockito
3 5 (8.06%) Selenium
3 5 (8.06%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.23%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 25 (40.32%) Banking
2 16 (25.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Architect
3 12 (19.35%) ServiceNow Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Technical Architect
5 8 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Digital Architect
6 7 (11.29%) Digital Developer
6 7 (11.29%) WebSphere Specialist
7 6 (9.68%) Digital Technical Architect
7 6 (9.68%) HTML Developer
8 5 (8.06%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Java Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.84%) Applications Specialist
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (69.35%) XML
2 40 (64.52%) CSS
3 36 (58.06%) HTML
4 35 (56.45%) SOAP
5 33 (53.23%) JSON
6 25 (40.32%) Middleware
7 23 (37.10%) Web Services
8 19 (30.65%) JDBC
9 14 (22.58%) CSS3
9 14 (22.58%) HTML5
9 14 (22.58%) J2EE
9 14 (22.58%) REST
10 13 (20.97%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (20.97%) Apache Camel
11 6 (9.68%) Java EE
11 6 (9.68%) jQuery
11 6 (9.68%) JSP
11 6 (9.68%) Spring
11 6 (9.68%) Spring MVC
11 6 (9.68%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.06%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.45%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) DTV
5 1 (1.61%) STB
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Unix
3 4 (6.45%) AIX
3 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) ITIL
3 16 (25.81%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (25.81%) Web Design
4 14 (22.58%) SOA
5 13 (20.97%) E-business
5 13 (20.97%) High Availability
6 9 (14.52%) Open Source
7 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.90%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.68%) MVC
8 6 (9.68%) Validation
9 5 (8.06%) Microservices
9 5 (8.06%) OOP
9 5 (8.06%) TDD
10 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.45%) SDLC
10 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 29 (46.77%) Java
3 14 (22.58%) C
3 14 (22.58%) C++
4 8 (12.90%) Jython
5 5 (8.06%) Perl
5 5 (8.06%) SQL
6 4 (6.45%) Korn
6 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) CA Wily
2 4 (6.45%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.23%) Ansible
3 2 (3.23%) logstash
3 2 (3.23%) Nagios
3 2 (3.23%) Puppet
3 2 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) IBM
2 26 (41.94%) Oracle
3 22 (35.48%) ServiceNow
4 8 (12.90%) CA
5 5 (8.06%) Perforce
6 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.45%) Sun
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco