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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 76 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing HTTP 14 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 0.34% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% 2.23% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 14
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£348 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.80% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £525 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
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 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -5.06%
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
150 179 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.65% 15.31% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 81 110
Average daily rate £360 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 19
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 - 3 £319 -
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) Java
3 20 (76.92%) Tomcat
4 19 (73.08%) Red Hat
4 19 (73.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (69.23%) Grails
5 18 (69.23%) Servlets
5 18 (69.23%) XML
5 18 (69.23%) Maven
6 17 (65.38%) Spring
6 17 (65.38%) J2SE
7 16 (61.54%) JMS
8 14 (53.85%) XML Schema
8 14 (53.85%) XSLT
8 14 (53.85%) XPath
8 14 (53.85%) Android
9 13 (50.00%) Hazelcast
10 11 (42.31%) WebSphere
10 11 (42.31%) Windows
11 10 (38.46%) DOM
12 6 (23.08%) Oracle
12 6 (23.08%) SAX
12 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
12 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
12 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (19.23%) J2EE
14 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
15 3 (11.54%) VMware
15 3 (11.54%) Content Management
15 3 (11.54%) UNIX

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 20 (76.92%) Tomcat
2 11 (42.31%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) Hazelcast
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.85%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Introscope
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) Grails
1 18 (69.23%) Servlets
1 18 (69.23%) XML
2 17 (65.38%) Spring
2 17 (65.38%) J2SE
3 16 (61.54%) JMS
4 14 (53.85%) XML Schema
4 14 (53.85%) XSLT
5 10 (38.46%) DOM
6 6 (23.08%) SAX
6 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (19.23%) J2EE
8 2 (7.69%) REST
8 2 (7.69%) Middleware
9 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
9 1 (3.85%) HTML
9 1 (3.85%) SOAP
9 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Android
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX
6 2 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (7.69%) SUSE
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Content Management
3 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
5 1 (3.85%) Web Design
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
5 1 (3.85%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.85%) B2B
5 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.85%) ATDD
5 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.85%) BDD
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) XPath
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) Python
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) CA Wily
2 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) CA
4 2 (7.69%) FatWire
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