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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 34 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing HTTP 14 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.48% 3.02% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.45% 50.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 0
Average daily rate £438 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -8.88%
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
55 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.68% 6.05% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 9
Average daily rate £313 £388 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +61.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.15 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Fleetwood - 8 £433 -
Blackpool -17 3 £495 +32.00% 3
Preston - 1 - - 1
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 24 (77.42%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Java
3 21 (67.74%) Unix
3 21 (67.74%) Web Design
3 21 (67.74%) Responsive Web Design
4 20 (64.52%) HTML
5 18 (58.06%) Mac OS X
6 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (51.61%) MongoDB
7 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
8 11 (35.48%) Hibernate
8 11 (35.48%) REST
8 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
8 11 (35.48%) .NET
8 11 (35.48%) CSS
8 11 (35.48%) Neo4j
9 10 (32.26%) JAX-RS
9 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
9 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 10 (32.26%) C++
10 9 (29.03%) Python
10 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
10 9 (29.03%) C#
10 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (25.81%) TDD
11 8 (25.81%) Subversion
11 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
11 8 (25.81%) Windows
11 8 (25.81%) Apache

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (25.81%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.45%) Jetty
5 2 (6.45%) nginx
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (12.90%) Google App Engine
2 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.81%) Internet
3 7 (22.58%) FTP
4 6 (19.35%) SMTP
5 5 (16.13%) DNS
5 5 (16.13%) SSL
6 4 (12.90%) DHCP
6 4 (12.90%) IPsec
7 1 (3.23%) BGP
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (3.23%) FWSM
7 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) MongoDB
2 11 (35.48%) Neo4j
3 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) MySQL
5 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (16.13%) SQLite
7 3 (9.68%) DB2
8 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
1 8 (25.81%) Subversion
2 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
2 5 (16.13%) JUnit
2 5 (16.13%) NUnit
2 5 (16.13%) PHPUnit
2 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Digital Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Senior Developer
5 9 (29.03%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) OAT Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) OAT Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) VB Developer
8 1 (3.23%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Web Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) CSS
2 11 (35.48%) Hibernate
2 11 (35.48%) REST
3 10 (32.26%) JAX-RS
4 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
4 7 (22.58%) CAML
5 6 (19.35%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) Django
6 5 (16.13%) jQuery
6 5 (16.13%) LAMP
6 5 (16.13%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (16.13%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) J2EE
8 2 (6.45%) JSON
8 2 (6.45%) Servlets
8 2 (6.45%) XHTML
8 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Unix
3 18 (58.06%) Mac OS X
4 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Responsive Web Design
1 21 (67.74%) Web Design
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
4 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
6 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Data Management
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Validation
10 2 (6.45%) BDD
10 2 (6.45%) Open Source
10 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Web Operations
11 1 (3.23%) E-business
11 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.23%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) C++
4 9 (29.03%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) Python
5 7 (22.58%) FQL
5 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
5 7 (22.58%) Ruby
5 7 (22.58%) VB
6 6 (19.35%) C
7 5 (16.13%) PHP
7 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
7 5 (16.13%) VBA
7 5 (16.13%) VBScript
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.13%) BitLocker
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
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