The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 68 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 11 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 1.12% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.55% 10.10% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £324 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £389 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
HTTP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
168 99 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.56% 11.05% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 53 51
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Leeds region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Leeds region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (70.59%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) J2EE
3 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
4 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
5 5 (29.41%) Apache
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) VLE
6 4 (23.53%) Ruby
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) JDBC
6 4 (23.53%) JSP
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) JBoss
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (17.65%) IPsec
7 3 (17.65%) DHCP
7 3 (17.65%) FTP
7 3 (17.65%) SSL

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (29.41%) Apache
4 4 (23.53%) JBoss
5 3 (17.65%) Jetty
5 3 (17.65%) nginx
5 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
6 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.88%) ATG Dynamo
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (17.65%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) FTP
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 3 (17.65%) IPsec
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) PuTTY
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) Riak
2 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Development
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) JDBC
3 4 (23.53%) JSP
4 3 (17.65%) Servlets
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.88%) ODBC
6 1 (5.88%) LAMP
6 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) VLE
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Xen
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) CA SiteMinder
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Actimize
3 1 (5.88%) BEA
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) ATG
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