The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 80 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 26 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 0.91% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.56% 6.59% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
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£475 £306 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.10% -48.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.07 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +90.47%
HTTP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
225 182 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.86% 13.78% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 88 82
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.13 £40.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +4 1 £385 +23.20%
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (35.14%) HTML
4 13 (35.14%) REST
5 12 (32.43%) CSS
5 12 (32.43%) Windows
5 12 (32.43%) FTP
5 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
5 12 (32.43%) DNS
6 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) XML
6 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
6 11 (29.73%) JSON
6 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (27.03%) SOAP
7 10 (27.03%) .NET
7 10 (27.03%) J2EE
7 10 (27.03%) Ajax
8 9 (24.32%) DHCP
8 9 (24.32%) Web Services
8 9 (24.32%) Servlets
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) Python
9 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
9 8 (21.62%) IPsec
9 8 (21.62%) Google
10 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
10 7 (18.92%) Firewall
10 7 (18.92%) UNIX

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
3 6 (16.22%) Jetty
3 6 (16.22%) nginx
3 6 (16.22%) IIS
4 5 (13.51%) Node.js
5 4 (10.81%) JBoss
5 4 (10.81%) Apache
5 4 (10.81%) Liferay
6 3 (8.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (2.70%) WordPress
7 1 (2.70%) CICS
7 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (16.22%) Google App Engine
2 6 (16.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (8.11%) Google Analytics
3 3 (8.11%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) FTP
1 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
1 12 (32.43%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) DHCP
3 8 (21.62%) IPsec
4 7 (18.92%) Firewall
4 7 (18.92%) Network Security
5 5 (13.51%) VPN
6 4 (10.81%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.11%) Wireless
7 3 (8.11%) SSH
7 3 (8.11%) SNMP
7 3 (8.11%) VoIP
7 3 (8.11%) SMTP
7 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
7 3 (8.11%) OSPF
7 3 (8.11%) BGP
7 3 (8.11%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Firebug
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.11%) Publishing
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Designer
4 3 (8.11%) Django Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Python/Django Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Python Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) HTML
1 13 (35.14%) REST
2 12 (32.43%) CSS
3 11 (29.73%) XML
3 11 (29.73%) JSON
4 10 (27.03%) Ajax
4 10 (27.03%) SOAP
4 10 (27.03%) .NET
4 10 (27.03%) J2EE
5 9 (24.32%) Web Services
5 9 (24.32%) Servlets
6 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
7 6 (16.22%) CSS3
7 6 (16.22%) HTML5
8 5 (13.51%) React
8 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
8 5 (13.51%) XHTML
9 4 (10.81%) WSDL
9 4 (10.81%) JSP
9 4 (10.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Statistics
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) VSAM
3 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) UNIX
4 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.22%) MVC
4 6 (16.22%) TDD
4 6 (16.22%) SOA
4 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
4 6 (16.22%) DevOps
4 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) BDD
6 4 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.11%) EAI
7 3 (8.11%) UML
7 3 (8.11%) OOP
7 3 (8.11%) Pair Programming
7 3 (8.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.62%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Scala
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.41%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) JCL
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.11%) CCNP
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Squid
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
1 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Google
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
5 3 (8.11%) Adobe
5 3 (8.11%) Juniper
5 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
5 3 (8.11%) Aruba
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
6 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
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