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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank - 34 22
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.41% 5.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 14.71% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 20
Median daily rate - £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £415 £389
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year
- -30.81%
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
25 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.33% 16.39% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 39
Median daily rate £525 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) FTP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) HP

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 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) FTP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) OAT Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) OAT Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) OAT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HP