The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Leeds 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 72 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 1.25% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.60% 7.75% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 18
Average daily rate
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£380 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -9.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 142 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.05% 16.17% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 92
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £209 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
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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
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 29 July 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 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) JDBC
2 4 (36.36%) JSP
2 4 (36.36%) VLE
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Zend
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (9.09%) SSH
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) ATDD
5 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
5 1 (9.09%) HP SiteScope

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
1 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Applications Developer
3 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
1 4 (36.36%) JDBC
1 4 (36.36%) JSP
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) CMMI
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) BPR
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) ATDD
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (9.09%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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