The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 49 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.64% 1.22% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 6.00% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£400 £435 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £382 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -20.58%
HTTP
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 50 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.47% 20.33% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 20 26
Average daily rate £288 £435 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.90% +14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £510 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 £400 - 7
Gloucester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
HTTP
South West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 15 (88.24%) SSL
2 14 (82.35%) Load Balancing
2 14 (82.35%) F5
3 13 (76.47%) Zenoss
3 13 (76.47%) CCENT
3 13 (76.47%) Squid
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 13 (76.47%) DNS
3 13 (76.47%) Juniper
3 13 (76.47%) LDAP
3 13 (76.47%) SMTP
3 13 (76.47%) Perl
3 13 (76.47%) Linux
3 13 (76.47%) Internet
3 13 (76.47%) LPIC
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) qmail
6 4 (23.53%) Computer Security
7 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
7 3 (17.65%) Python
7 3 (17.65%) JMS
7 3 (17.65%) SOAP
7 3 (17.65%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) UML
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) WSDL
8 2 (11.76%) SOA

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) SSL
2 13 (76.47%) Internet
2 13 (76.47%) LDAP
2 13 (76.47%) SMTP
2 13 (76.47%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (76.47%) Administrator
1 13 (76.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 13 (76.47%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Database Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
2 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Tester
2 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
1 3 (17.65%) XML
1 3 (17.65%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) WSDL
2 2 (11.76%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) JDBC
3 1 (5.88%) JAXB
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) XSD
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) DTV
1 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Load Balancing
2 11 (64.71%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Security
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) SysML
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) CAD
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) XPath
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) LPIC
1 13 (76.47%) CCENT
2 2 (11.76%) BC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Squid
2 9 (52.94%) qmail
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) F5
2 13 (76.47%) Juniper
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Software AG
4 1 (5.88%) Kofax
4 1 (5.88%) KANA
4 1 (5.88%) Talend