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 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 76 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing HTTP 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.49% 4.05% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£306 £600 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.95% +61.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £600 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £600 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -50.00%
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
185 148 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.03% 12.38% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 80 48
Average daily rate £300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 33
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.40 £32.50
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 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
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 August 2014. 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 - 5 £313 - 2
Bury - - - -
Sale - - - -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
3 9 (47.37%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
4 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
4 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (31.58%) Android
5 6 (31.58%) Hazelcast
5 6 (31.58%) Grails
5 6 (31.58%) XPath
5 6 (31.58%) Maven
5 6 (31.58%) J2SE
5 6 (31.58%) JMS
5 6 (31.58%) DOM
5 6 (31.58%) XSLT
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) Servlets
5 6 (31.58%) SOAP
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) XML Schema
6 5 (26.32%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) Service Management
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (21.05%) UNIX

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Hazelcast
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.26%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.26%) Introscope
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) Grails
3 6 (31.58%) J2SE
3 6 (31.58%) JMS
3 6 (31.58%) DOM
3 6 (31.58%) XSLT
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) Servlets
3 6 (31.58%) SOAP
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) XML Schema
4 3 (15.79%) WCF
4 3 (15.79%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (15.79%) SAX
5 2 (10.53%) Middleware
5 2 (10.53%) Django
6 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Android
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.26%) AIX
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Service Management
1 4 (21.05%) TDD
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Web Design
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
2 3 (15.79%) OOP
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) XPath
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Apex Code
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.26%) CA Wily
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (5.26%) FatWire
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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