The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 23 17 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.69% 6.34% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 40.91% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate £423 £382 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% +5.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% -5.55%
HTTP
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.34% 15.49% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 7
Average daily rate £250 £382 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.46% -10.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £18.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.13 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Chester region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Chester region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) JDBC
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Spring Security
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Checkstyle
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) FindBugs
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) JDBC
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Spring Security
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) JAXB
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (25.00%) JiBX
4 1 (25.00%) POJO
4 1 (25.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce