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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 20 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 4 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.31% 6.73% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £361
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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
23 60 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.01% 26.91% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 7
Average daily rate £400 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% -9.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Servlets
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Jetty
3 2 (33.33%) JAX-WS
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) RightScale
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Hudson
3 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (33.33%) Route 53
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Jetty
2 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) Route 53
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Hudson
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
3 1 (16.67%) OpenSTA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Servlets
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) JAX-WS
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) DOM
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (16.67%) J2SE
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) SAX
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) CentOS
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) JVM Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) RightScale
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
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