The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 49 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.03% - 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.71% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +90.47%
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
68 69 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.79% 16.79% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 3
Average daily rate £400 £280 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.86% +86.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Blackpool - 9 £375 -
Burnley - 1 £350 - 4
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (60.00%) Apache
5 9 (60.00%) IIS
5 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
6 8 (53.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (53.33%) C#
6 8 (53.33%) CSS
6 8 (53.33%) Web Design
7 7 (46.67%) TDD
7 7 (46.67%) Subversion
7 7 (46.67%) Python
7 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
8 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (40.00%) Ruby
8 6 (40.00%) CAML
8 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (40.00%) FQL
8 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (40.00%) UNIX
8 6 (40.00%) C++
8 6 (40.00%) HTML
8 6 (40.00%) JavaScript

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (60.00%) IIS
1 9 (60.00%) Apache
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (33.33%) Jetty
3 5 (33.33%) nginx
3 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) FTP
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (40.00%) SSL
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) IPsec
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (26.67%) SQLite
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) Subversion
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (26.67%) PHPUnit
3 4 (26.67%) JUnit
3 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (26.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (6.67%) EDI Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Release Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) CAML
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
4 5 (33.33%) Servlets
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (26.67%) Django
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) XHTML
7 1 (6.67%) EDI
7 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
7 1 (6.67%) EDIFACT
7 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (53.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Web Design
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (33.33%) Data Management
6 5 (33.33%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (13.33%) BDD
9 1 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
9 1 (6.67%) DevOps
9 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) Ruby
4 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (40.00%) FQL
4 6 (40.00%) VB
4 6 (40.00%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) VBScript
5 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 4 (26.67%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Xen
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.67%) QEMU
4 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Google
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) SAP