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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 51 75 57
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Contract jobs citing HTTP 28 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.58% 0.31% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.14% 2.70% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 3
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£400 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 - £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
139 111 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.81% 11.51% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 73 47
Average daily rate £343 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -88.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015, 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 51 (89.47%) Linux
2 45 (78.95%) Java
3 38 (66.67%) UNIX
4 37 (64.91%) HTML
5 36 (63.16%) Mac OS X
6 35 (61.40%) Web Design
6 35 (61.40%) Responsive Web Design
7 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (52.63%) REST
8 30 (52.63%) Relational Database
9 23 (40.35%) Configuration Management
10 21 (36.84%) MongoDB
11 20 (35.09%) Neo4j
11 20 (35.09%) Hibernate
12 19 (33.33%) JAX-RS
13 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
13 18 (31.58%) Subversion
14 16 (28.07%) Web Development
15 15 (26.32%) SSL
16 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
16 12 (21.05%) TDD
16 12 (21.05%) BDD
17 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
18 8 (14.04%) PHP
19 7 (12.28%) Open Source
19 7 (12.28%) DevOps
20 6 (10.53%) CSS
20 6 (10.53%) Web Services
20 6 (10.53%) ITIL
20 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 4 (7.02%) Apache
1 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
1 4 (7.02%) Node.js
2 3 (5.26%) JBoss
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.51%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.75%) Jetty
4 1 (1.75%) nginx
4 1 (1.75%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) SSL
2 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
3 1 (1.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (52.63%) Relational Database
2 21 (36.84%) MongoDB
3 20 (35.09%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Redis
4 1 (1.75%) Riak
4 1 (1.75%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Subversion
1 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) JUnit
2 1 (1.75%) JMeter
General
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Developer
2 32 (56.14%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (3.51%) Web Manager
4 2 (3.51%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (3.51%) Administrator
4 2 (3.51%) Operations Manager
5 1 (1.75%) Performance Tester
5 1 (1.75%) Architect
5 1 (1.75%) Tester
5 1 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (1.75%) Senior Manager
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (1.75%) Technical Leader
5 1 (1.75%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (1.75%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (1.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (1.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (1.75%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (64.91%) HTML
2 30 (52.63%) REST
3 20 (35.09%) Hibernate
4 19 (33.33%) JAX-RS
5 6 (10.53%) CSS
5 6 (10.53%) Web Services
6 3 (5.26%) .NET
6 3 (5.26%) J2EE
6 3 (5.26%) Sass
6 3 (5.26%) Mustache
7 2 (3.51%) SOAP
7 2 (3.51%) XML
8 1 (1.75%) ODBC
8 1 (1.75%) LAMP
8 1 (1.75%) Servlets
8 1 (1.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Open Source
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 51 (89.47%) Linux
2 38 (66.67%) UNIX
3 36 (63.16%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Web Design
1 35 (61.40%) Responsive Web Design
2 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (40.35%) Configuration Management
4 16 (28.07%) Web Development
5 12 (21.05%) BDD
5 12 (21.05%) TDD
6 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.28%) DevOps
8 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.53%) ITIL
9 4 (7.02%) Service Management
9 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.02%) Supplier Management
10 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.26%) PRINCE
11 2 (3.51%) Project Management
11 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) Java
2 8 (14.04%) PHP
3 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.77%) VB
3 5 (8.77%) C
3 5 (8.77%) Ruby
3 5 (8.77%) Scala
4 3 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Xen
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.51%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) BEA
3 1 (1.75%) Mercator
3 1 (1.75%) ATG
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) Google
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