The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 75 60 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing HTTP 12 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 1.45% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 10.22% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate £450 £330 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £262 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £330 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £28.55 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-56.20% +8.74%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 137 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.20% 14.17% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 100
Average daily rate £325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.13 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
HTTP
North West

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Salford - - - - 1
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (70.59%) SOAP
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) XML
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) OOP
5 7 (41.18%) CRM
5 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
5 7 (41.18%) WCF
5 7 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Apex Code
5 7 (41.18%) REST
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (23.53%) Service Management
8 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (11.76%) VMware

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) DataStage
2 1 (5.88%) MSDE
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) RavenDB
2 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Toad
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) SOAP
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) XML
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 7 (41.18%) REST
4 7 (41.18%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
6 1 (5.88%) EDIFACT
6 1 (5.88%) LAMP
6 1 (5.88%) Lucene
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.88%) Zend Framework
6 1 (5.88%) LINQ
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) XSL
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) DataPower
1 1 (5.88%) TRADACOMS
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
2 7 (41.18%) OOP
2 7 (41.18%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) BPR
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (23.53%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Zend
5 1 (5.88%) F5
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