The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 24 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.53% - 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.43% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£415 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £29.59
% change year-on-year
+280.00% -57.75%
HTTP
Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.96% 9.56% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate £325 £220 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £51.67 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 13 (81.25%) IIS
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 11 (68.75%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (56.25%) XPath
3 9 (56.25%) WCF
3 9 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) XQuery
3 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (56.25%) REST
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 8 (50.00%) MSMQ
4 8 (50.00%) MQSeries
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (50.00%) Release Management
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) OOP
5 7 (43.75%) OO
5 7 (43.75%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) SMTP
6 4 (25.00%) FTP
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 13 (81.25%) IIS
2 9 (56.25%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (50.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SMTP
1 4 (25.00%) FTP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Web Services
1 11 (68.75%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) WCF
2 9 (56.25%) REST
3 8 (50.00%) MSMQ
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) JDBC
4 2 (12.50%) JSP
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) XSLT
4 2 (12.50%) WSDL
4 2 (12.50%) JAXB
4 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) JAX-WS
4 2 (12.50%) JiBX
4 2 (12.50%) POJO
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Online Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Release Management
1 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 7 (43.75%) OOP
2 7 (43.75%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) SOA
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
1 9 (56.25%) XQuery
1 9 (56.25%) XPath
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) ATG