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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 39 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.77% 2.59% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 19.61% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 10
Median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -5.06%

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
37 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.18% 13.21% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 17
Median daily rate £525 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £214 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £400 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) FTP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (50.00%) MS Project
4 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services

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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Firebird
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) OAT Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) OAT Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) OAT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
3 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Perforce
4 1 (16.67%) HP
Blackpool, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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