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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 57 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.15% 2.02% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 11.17% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 7
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%
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
93 179 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.11% 18.06% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 130 72
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 9
Median hourly rate £21.06 £17.77 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 8 (53.33%) JSON
1 8 (53.33%) LDAP
1 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 7 (46.67%) Microservices
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Lua
4 5 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) VB
4 5 (33.33%) JBoss
4 5 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 5 (33.33%) SAML
4 5 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) SSL
5 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) CA
6 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (20.00%) Clustering
6 3 (20.00%) Jython
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (20.00%) IBM

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 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 5 (33.33%) JBoss
3 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LDAP
2 5 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 4 (26.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) International Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) SAML
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 4 (26.67%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) JAX-WS
5 2 (13.33%) JDBC
5 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) WSDL
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
6 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Microservices
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Application Rationalisation
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) SEO
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Lua
2 5 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (20.00%) Jython
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 3 (20.00%) CA Wily
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) CA
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
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