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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 62 79 64
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing HTTP 24 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.75% 0.45% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.37% 3.33% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 14
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£363 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +59.29%
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
167 150 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.17% 13.38% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 71 87
Average daily rate £318 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 22
Average hourly rate £21.25 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £25.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
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 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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 £348 -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (69.77%) Linux
2 27 (62.79%) Java
3 25 (58.14%) Tomcat
4 23 (53.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (53.49%) Red Hat
5 22 (51.16%) Servlets
5 22 (51.16%) XML
5 22 (51.16%) Grails
5 22 (51.16%) Maven
6 21 (48.84%) J2SE
7 20 (46.51%) JMS
8 19 (44.19%) Spring
9 16 (37.21%) XPath
9 16 (37.21%) XSLT
9 16 (37.21%) XML Schema
9 16 (37.21%) Android
10 15 (34.88%) Hazelcast
11 14 (32.56%) Windows
11 14 (32.56%) WebSphere
12 12 (27.91%) DOM
13 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
14 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
14 9 (20.93%) HTML
15 8 (18.60%) J2EE
15 8 (18.60%) Oracle
15 8 (18.60%) Python
15 8 (18.60%) SAX
15 8 (18.60%) WebSphere MQ
15 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
15 8 (18.60%) Computer Science

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (58.14%) Tomcat
2 14 (32.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) CMS
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.65%) JBoss
4 2 (4.65%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.33%) Jetty
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) FTP
2 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) Hazelcast
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Maven
2 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.65%) Introscope
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.65%) Publishing
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (83.72%) Developer
2 25 (58.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Python Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Python Web Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Django Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Python Developer
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) Servlets
1 22 (51.16%) XML
1 22 (51.16%) Grails
2 21 (48.84%) J2SE
3 20 (46.51%) JMS
4 19 (44.19%) Spring
5 16 (37.21%) XSLT
5 16 (37.21%) XML Schema
6 12 (27.91%) DOM
7 9 (20.93%) HTML
8 8 (18.60%) J2EE
8 8 (18.60%) SAX
8 8 (18.60%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (16.28%) CSS
10 6 (13.95%) Django
11 3 (6.98%) Celery
11 3 (6.98%) Qt
11 3 (6.98%) RESTful
12 2 (4.65%) Middleware
12 2 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.65%) Blog
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (37.21%) Android
4 14 (32.56%) Windows
5 6 (13.95%) UNIX
5 6 (13.95%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.65%) SUSE
6 2 (4.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) TDD
4 4 (9.30%) Web Design
4 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) Line Management
5 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.98%) Content Management
5 3 (6.98%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) SOA
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps
7 1 (2.33%) ATDD
7 1 (2.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (2.33%) User Stories
7 1 (2.33%) Android Development
7 1 (2.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) XPath
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) Python
5 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Firmware
2 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.65%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Red Hat
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) CA
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) FatWire
5 2 (4.65%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.33%) hybris
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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