The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 28 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 14 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.43% 1.13% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 10.87% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £358 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -29.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +260.00%
HTTP
North 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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 46 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.01% 10.38% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 58
Median daily rate £338 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -34.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 7 £345 - 2
Skelmersdale - 3 - -
Blackpool -1 1 £475 +72.72%
Blackburn - 1 - -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) Unix
2 15 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) Web Design
4 13 (43.33%) Hibernate
4 13 (43.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 12 (40.00%) REST
5 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (36.67%) Mac OS X
6 11 (36.67%) Neo4j
6 11 (36.67%) Dropwizard
7 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 10 (33.33%) JAX-RS
7 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 8 (26.67%) Apache
8 8 (26.67%) JSON
9 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 6 (20.00%) SOAP
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.67%) Oracle
11 5 (16.67%) VB
11 5 (16.67%) C++
11 5 (16.67%) LDAP
11 5 (16.67%) SAML
11 5 (16.67%) Tivoli

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.00%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 5 (16.67%) LDAP
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) FTP
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) SMTP
3 2 (6.67%) BGP
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) FWSM
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (36.67%) Neo4j
3 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (10.00%) MySQL
6 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (6.67%) DB2
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Digital Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Applications Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) OAT Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) OAT Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Architect
8 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 13 (43.33%) Hibernate
3 12 (40.00%) REST
4 11 (36.67%) Dropwizard
5 10 (33.33%) JAX-RS
6 8 (26.67%) JSON
7 6 (20.00%) SOAP
7 6 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (16.67%) SAML
9 3 (10.00%) CSS
10 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (6.67%) Apache Camel
10 2 (6.67%) CSS3
10 2 (6.67%) HTML5
10 2 (6.67%) J2EE
10 2 (6.67%) JDBC
10 2 (6.67%) Middleware
10 2 (6.67%) Spring
10 2 (6.67%) Web Services
11 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.67%) PKI
1 2 (6.67%) Smart Energy
1 2 (6.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
1 15 (50.00%) Unix
2 11 (36.67%) Mac OS X
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 13 (43.33%) Web Design
3 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Microservices
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) E-business
7 2 (6.67%) High Availability
7 2 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Process Management
7 2 (6.67%) Validation
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) C++
3 5 (16.67%) Lua
3 5 (16.67%) VB
4 3 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) ISO27005
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow