The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 26 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 29 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.17% 0.72% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 4.88% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% +12.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +23.28%
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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 Leicestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 41 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.55% 14.75% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 11
Average daily rate £325 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Leicestershire region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

HTTP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) PVCS
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) CORBA
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) Smalltalk
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) PVCS
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Smalltalk
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft