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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 23 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 8 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.04% 5.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.59% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £28.75 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+65.21% -3.50%
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
29 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.65% 19.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 3
Average daily rate £400 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £320 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% -42.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) J2EE
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) XSLT
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) JUnit
5 5 (41.67%) Servlets
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
5 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (33.33%) PowerMock
6 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 4 (33.33%) JAX-RS
6 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) JSON
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Selenium
6 4 (33.33%) RESTful
6 4 (33.33%) Online Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Mockito
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) CSS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Jetty
3 1 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Route 53
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Informix
1 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JUnit
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Mockito
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
4 2 (16.67%) Introscope
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) J2EE
1 11 (91.67%) SOAP
1 11 (91.67%) Web Services
1 11 (91.67%) XML
1 11 (91.67%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) XSLT
3 5 (41.67%) Servlets
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) PowerMock
4 4 (33.33%) JAX-RS
4 4 (33.33%) WSDL
4 4 (33.33%) JAX-RPC
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) XSL
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) JDBC
5 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Online Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) JVM Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Compuware
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Perforce
4 1 (8.33%) RightScale
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
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