The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 21 15
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.94% 5.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.26% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £423 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -5.06%

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
11 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.89% 17.92% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 10
Median daily rate £400 £355 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £204 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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