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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 60 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 48 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.89% 0.79% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.78% 6.15% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 16
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£430 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £352 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.77% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £65.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-48.24% +147.61%
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
231 130 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.91% 12.86% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 72 78
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 60 (81.08%) Java
1 60 (81.08%) Linux
2 54 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (68.92%) HTML
4 40 (54.05%) Web Design
4 40 (54.05%) Responsive Web Design
5 38 (51.35%) UNIX
6 37 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 37 (50.00%) Mac OS X
6 37 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 36 (48.65%) Git (software)
7 36 (48.65%) Subversion
8 26 (35.14%) JavaScript
9 25 (33.78%) Tomcat
10 24 (32.43%) TDD
10 24 (32.43%) REST
11 23 (31.08%) WebSphere
11 23 (31.08%) J2EE
12 22 (29.73%) .NET
12 22 (29.73%) BDD
13 21 (28.38%) CSS
14 20 (27.03%) TCP/IP
15 18 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (22.97%) VMware
16 17 (22.97%) Cloud Computing
16 17 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (22.97%) SSL
16 17 (22.97%) Apache
17 16 (21.62%) Servlets
17 16 (21.62%) IIS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (33.78%) Tomcat
2 23 (31.08%) WebSphere
3 17 (22.97%) Apache
4 16 (21.62%) IIS
4 16 (21.62%) Jetty
4 16 (21.62%) nginx
5 10 (13.51%) Node.js
6 7 (9.46%) JBoss
6 7 (9.46%) WebLogic
7 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.70%) WordPress
9 1 (1.35%) SAS
9 1 (1.35%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.97%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (21.62%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (21.62%) Google App Engine
2 16 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (21.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) TCP/IP
2 17 (22.97%) SSL
3 15 (20.27%) IPsec
3 15 (20.27%) DNS
3 15 (20.27%) DHCP
3 15 (20.27%) FTP
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (20.27%) MongoDB
2 15 (20.27%) Neo4j
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.05%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.35%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (48.65%) Subversion
1 36 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.46%) Mockito
3 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
3 7 (9.46%) Maven
3 7 (9.46%) Selenium
3 7 (9.46%) JUnit
3 7 (9.46%) JMeter
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (71.62%) Developer
2 29 (39.19%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (8.11%) WebSphere Developer
5 5 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) Web Engineer
7 1 (1.35%) Senior Web Engineer
7 1 (1.35%) Python Developer
7 1 (1.35%) GUI Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (1.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.35%) Linux Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Release Engineer
7 1 (1.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.35%) Analyst
7 1 (1.35%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (68.92%) HTML
2 24 (32.43%) REST
3 23 (31.08%) J2EE
4 22 (29.73%) .NET
5 21 (28.38%) CSS
6 16 (21.62%) Servlets
7 15 (20.27%) JAX-RS
8 10 (13.51%) Mustache
9 9 (12.16%) Hibernate
10 8 (10.81%) Sass
11 7 (9.46%) XML
12 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
13 5 (6.76%) jQuery
14 4 (5.41%) CAML
14 4 (5.41%) HTML5
14 4 (5.41%) XHTML
15 3 (4.05%) Web Services
16 1 (1.35%) ActiveMQ
16 1 (1.35%) Spring
16 1 (1.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (81.08%) Linux
2 38 (51.35%) UNIX
3 37 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (54.05%) Web Design
2 40 (54.05%) Responsive Web Design
3 37 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 24 (32.43%) TDD
5 22 (29.73%) BDD
6 18 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (21.62%) Web Development
8 9 (12.16%) Open Source
9 8 (10.81%) DevOps
10 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
10 7 (9.46%) Automated Testing
10 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.41%) Change Control
12 3 (4.05%) CRM
13 2 (2.70%) MVC
13 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
14 1 (1.35%) Coaching
14 1 (1.35%) Scrum
14 1 (1.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (81.08%) Java
2 26 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.86%) SQL
4 7 (9.46%) Python
5 6 (8.11%) C#
6 4 (5.41%) C++
6 4 (5.41%) VB
6 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.41%) FQL
7 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (20.27%) Xen
3 1 (1.35%) QEMU
3 1 (1.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Puppet
1 10 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) VMware
2 16 (21.62%) Google
2 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.46%) BEA
3 7 (9.46%) ATG
3 7 (9.46%) IBM
3 7 (9.46%) hybris
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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