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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 34 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 6 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.33% 3.27% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 24.14% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Median daily rate £500 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £38.13 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+44.26% -7.01%

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
48 58 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.68% 13.55% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 10
Median daily rate £525 £315 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £477 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Blackpool +14 1 £500 +1.01%
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Camel
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets
4 3 (37.50%) DOM
4 3 (37.50%) Perforce
4 3 (37.50%) Firebird
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) WSDL
4 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
4 3 (37.50%) SAX
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Electronics
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax

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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) CouchDB
2 3 (37.50%) Firebird
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Neo4j
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Riak
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Camel
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) DOM
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) SAX
3 3 (37.50%) Servlets
3 3 (37.50%) WSDL
3 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
2 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Perforce
3 2 (25.00%) VMware