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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 53 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 21 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.30% 1.37% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 11.11% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 0
Median daily rate £525 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
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 £20.83 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-49.50% -2.94%
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
161 117 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.61% 12.29% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 63 53
Median daily rate £384 £438 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +41.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 June 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 June 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 -6 12 £570 +42.50% 2
Chester -5 6 £525 +31.25%
Knutsford - 1 £325 -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 37 (82.22%) XML
2 32 (71.11%) Java
3 29 (64.44%) HTML
3 29 (64.44%) Oracle
3 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (62.22%) SOAP
4 28 (62.22%) CSS
4 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
5 27 (60.00%) Banking
6 25 (55.56%) JDBC
6 25 (55.56%) IBM
7 22 (48.89%) Apache
7 22 (48.89%) JSON
8 20 (44.44%) Middleware
9 19 (42.22%) J2EE
10 18 (40.00%) Tomcat
10 18 (40.00%) Linux
11 16 (35.56%) JBoss
12 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (33.33%) REST
13 14 (31.11%) High Availability
13 14 (31.11%) CSS3
13 14 (31.11%) HTML5
13 14 (31.11%) WebSphere
13 14 (31.11%) SOA
13 14 (31.11%) Web Services
13 14 (31.11%) Apache Camel
14 13 (28.89%) MySQL
14 13 (28.89%) C
14 13 (28.89%) 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 22 (48.89%) Apache
2 18 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 16 (35.56%) JBoss
4 14 (31.11%) WebSphere
5 12 (26.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 11 (24.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (15.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (13.33%) iPlanet
9 2 (4.44%) nginx
9 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Internet
2 5 (11.11%) SSL
3 4 (8.89%) HTTPS
4 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (28.89%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.33%) Introscope
3 5 (11.11%) Checkstyle
3 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.11%) FindBugs
3 5 (11.11%) JIRA
3 5 (11.11%) Maven
3 5 (11.11%) Mockito
3 5 (11.11%) Selenium
3 5 (11.11%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.44%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (60.00%) Banking
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Architect
4 9 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Digital Architect
7 6 (13.33%) Digital Technical Architect
7 6 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (13.33%) ServiceNow Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Digital Developer
8 4 (8.89%) HTML Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Java Architect
8 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Specialist
9 3 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Server Specialist
9 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Server Specialist
10 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (82.22%) XML
2 29 (64.44%) HTML
3 28 (62.22%) CSS
3 28 (62.22%) SOAP
4 25 (55.56%) JDBC
5 22 (48.89%) JSON
6 20 (44.44%) Middleware
7 19 (42.22%) J2EE
8 15 (33.33%) REST
9 14 (31.11%) Apache Camel
9 14 (31.11%) CSS3
9 14 (31.11%) HTML5
9 14 (31.11%) Web Services
10 13 (28.89%) ActiveMQ
11 11 (24.44%) JSP
11 11 (24.44%) Spring
11 11 (24.44%) XSLT
12 6 (13.33%) Java EE
12 6 (13.33%) Servlets
12 6 (13.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) AIX
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) High Availability
2 14 (31.11%) SOA
3 13 (28.89%) E-business
4 11 (24.44%) ITIL
5 9 (20.00%) Open Source
6 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.33%) Microservices
8 6 (13.33%) MVC
8 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (13.33%) Validation
8 6 (13.33%) Web Design
9 5 (11.11%) OOP
9 5 (11.11%) TDD
10 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.89%) Prototyping
10 4 (8.89%) SDLC
10 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.89%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) Java
2 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) C
3 13 (28.89%) C++
4 10 (22.22%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Jython
6 2 (4.44%) Korn
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.44%) Ansible
2 2 (4.44%) logstash
2 2 (4.44%) Nagios
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Oracle
2 25 (55.56%) IBM
3 9 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 6 (13.33%) CA
5 5 (11.11%) Perforce
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) Sun
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco
Warrington, Cheshire
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