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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 19 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.26% 5.63% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 21.43% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
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
27 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.30% 26.29% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 15
Average daily rate £400 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £14.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% +110.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Servlets
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Jetty
3 4 (57.14%) nginx
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) RightScale
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) Hudson
3 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
3 4 (57.14%) Route 53
3 4 (57.14%) Big Data

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Jetty
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Route 53
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Hudson
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) OpenSTA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
2 1 (14.29%) SAX
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) J2SE
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) DOM
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) JVM Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) RightScale
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
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