The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 79 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 22 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 0.94% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.12% 6.83% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 2
Median daily rate £400 £394 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £367 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-49.50% -2.94%
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
271 205 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.24% 13.73% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 109 54
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 8 £431 -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 34 (70.83%) XML
2 33 (68.75%) Java
2 33 (68.75%) REST
3 31 (64.58%) JSON
4 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (60.42%) Linux
6 24 (50.00%) High Availability
7 20 (41.67%) SOAP
8 19 (39.58%) Apache
9 18 (37.50%) Tomcat
9 18 (37.50%) IBM
10 17 (35.42%) Middleware
10 17 (35.42%) TDD
10 17 (35.42%) Web Services
10 17 (35.42%) Oracle
10 17 (35.42%) NoSQL
10 17 (35.42%) Open Source
11 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (33.33%) SQL
11 16 (33.33%) JDBC
11 16 (33.33%) JBoss
11 16 (33.33%) SOA
11 16 (33.33%) Scrum
12 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
13 14 (29.17%) MySQL
13 14 (29.17%) Spring
13 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
13 14 (29.17%) Apache Camel
13 14 (29.17%) RESTful
13 14 (29.17%) Scala

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (39.58%) Apache
2 18 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 16 (33.33%) JBoss
4 9 (18.75%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 3 (6.25%) SAS
7 2 (4.17%) GlassFish
7 2 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (4.17%) IIS
7 2 (4.17%) Jetty
7 2 (4.17%) Liferay
7 2 (4.17%) nginx
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.17%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) FTP
2 6 (12.50%) DHCP
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
2 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.42%) SMTP
4 3 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.25%) Firewall
4 3 (6.25%) IMAP
4 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 3 (6.25%) MRTG
5 2 (4.17%) IPsec
5 2 (4.17%) LDAP
5 2 (4.17%) SSL
5 2 (4.17%) WinSCP
6 1 (2.08%) LAN
6 1 (2.08%) SNMP
6 1 (2.08%) VoIP
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) WAN
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) NoSQL
2 14 (29.17%) MySQL
3 12 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 12 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) DB2
5 2 (4.17%) MS Access
5 2 (4.17%) Redis
6 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) JUnit
3 2 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.17%) Introscope
3 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.17%) Toad
3 2 (4.17%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.08%) Gradle
4 1 (2.08%) Grunt
4 1 (2.08%) gulp
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Scala Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) OAT Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Operations Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Web Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) WebOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (70.83%) XML
2 33 (68.75%) REST
3 31 (64.58%) JSON
4 20 (41.67%) SOAP
5 17 (35.42%) Middleware
5 17 (35.42%) Web Services
6 16 (33.33%) JDBC
7 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 14 (29.17%) Apache Camel
7 14 (29.17%) RESTful
7 14 (29.17%) Spring
8 13 (27.08%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (12.50%) CSS
9 6 (12.50%) HTML
9 6 (12.50%) J2EE
10 5 (10.42%) CSS3
10 5 (10.42%) HTML5
10 5 (10.42%) XSLT
11 4 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) LPAR
2 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Statistics
3 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
2 7 (14.58%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) CentOS
3 3 (6.25%) Debian
3 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.17%) AIX
4 2 (4.17%) HPUX
4 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Solaris
4 2 (4.17%) SUSE
4 2 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (50.00%) High Availability
3 17 (35.42%) Open Source
3 17 (35.42%) TDD
4 16 (33.33%) Scrum
4 16 (33.33%) SOA
5 10 (20.83%) Microservices
6 9 (18.75%) BDD
6 9 (18.75%) Front End Development
7 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.33%) MVC
11 3 (6.25%) DevOps
11 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
11 3 (6.25%) SDLC
11 3 (6.25%) Web Development
12 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) Java
2 16 (33.33%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) Scala
5 7 (14.58%) C
5 7 (14.58%) C++
6 6 (12.50%) Python
7 5 (10.42%) PHP
7 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
8 4 (8.33%) Perl
9 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.25%) Korn
10 2 (4.17%) Go
10 2 (4.17%) Ruby
11 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
11 1 (2.08%) C#
11 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) PhD
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) Dovecot
2 3 (6.25%) iptables
2 3 (6.25%) KVM
2 3 (6.25%) Sendmail
2 3 (6.25%) Squid
3 2 (4.17%) Firmware
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Cacti
2 3 (6.25%) HAProxy
2 3 (6.25%) Nagios
2 3 (6.25%) OpenNebula
3 2 (4.17%) CA Wily
3 2 (4.17%) DameWare
3 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.17%) nmon
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) IBM
2 17 (35.42%) Oracle
3 9 (18.75%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) CA
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) Endeca
6 2 (4.17%) Google
6 2 (4.17%) LexisNexis
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.08%) Aruba
7 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.08%) Twitter