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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 66 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing HTTP 7 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 1.52% 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 11.11% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 21
Average daily rate
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£380 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+116.81% -33.52%
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
134 126 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.06% 13.68% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 97
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £249 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £435 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 8 (57.14%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) VLE
3 4 (28.57%) JDBC
3 4 (28.57%) JSP
3 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Zend
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) ATDD
5 2 (14.29%) Couchbase
5 2 (14.29%) CouchDB
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (14.29%) Refactoring

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Jetty
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) SSH
2 1 (7.14%) PuTTY
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) CouchDB
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Couchbase
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) JDBC
2 4 (28.57%) JSP
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) Servlets
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) ATDD
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) BPMN
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) CMMI
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £260 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago