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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 77 72 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 3.95% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£306 £463 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £353 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £573 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
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
186 152 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.66% 12.51% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 78 44
Average daily rate £300 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 31
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 - 7 £313 - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
3 10 (47.62%) Tomcat
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
3 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Spring
4 9 (42.86%) XML
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) Servlets
5 8 (38.10%) J2SE
5 8 (38.10%) JMS
5 8 (38.10%) DOM
5 8 (38.10%) XSLT
5 8 (38.10%) XML Schema
5 8 (38.10%) Maven
5 8 (38.10%) XPath
5 8 (38.10%) Grails
5 8 (38.10%) Android
5 8 (38.10%) Hazelcast
6 7 (33.33%) HP
7 5 (23.81%) SOAP
7 5 (23.81%) UNIX
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (19.05%) HTML
8 4 (19.05%) SAX
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (47.62%) Tomcat
1 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) VLAN
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Hazelcast
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.76%) MSDE
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) Introscope
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Spring
1 9 (42.86%) XML
2 8 (38.10%) Servlets
2 8 (38.10%) J2SE
2 8 (38.10%) JMS
2 8 (38.10%) DOM
2 8 (38.10%) XSLT
2 8 (38.10%) XML Schema
2 8 (38.10%) Grails
3 5 (23.81%) SOAP
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) SAX
4 4 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) Django
7 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.76%) WCF
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Firmware
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) Android
5 5 (23.81%) UNIX
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
8 2 (9.52%) SUSE
9 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
9 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (19.05%) Service Management
1 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Web Design
2 3 (14.29%) Web Development
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
4 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) BDD
4 1 (4.76%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) XPath
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 3 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) CA Wily
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 7 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) JBoss
5 2 (9.52%) CA
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) FatWire
6 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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