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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 36 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.60% 1.81% 3.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 14.71% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 11
Median daily rate £550 £408 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.72% -20.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -65.00%
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
45 68 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.38% 12.32% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 60
Median daily rate £513 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £635 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 26 September 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
Skelmersdale 0 4 - -
Blackpool +18 1 £550 +34.72%
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) SOAP
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Apache
3 7 (38.89%) FTP
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) JSON
3 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (38.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Microservices
4 6 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
4 6 (33.33%) SAML
4 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 6 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 6 (33.33%) LDAP
4 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (27.78%) VB
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Lua
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (22.22%) Banking

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 7 (38.89%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) FTP
3 6 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 6 (33.33%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) FWSM
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) OAT Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) OAT Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) OAT Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) SOAP
2 7 (38.89%) JSON
3 6 (33.33%) SAML
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
6 1 (5.56%) JDBC
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware
6 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Microservices
2 6 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) E-business
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) Lua
2 5 (27.78%) VB
3 4 (22.22%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat