The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Lancashire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 45 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.95% 1.85% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 13.33% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £388 £250 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -31.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.59 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-57.75% +24.58%
Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.20% 13.89% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 11 17
Average daily rate £250 £253 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £403 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -6.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
HTTP
North West

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
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 17 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Toad
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Toad
1 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Leyland, Lancashire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago