The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - - 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -50.00%
HTTP
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 13.16% 13.77% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate £350 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.30 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £13.70 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Leicester