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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 75 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 32 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.76% 1.47% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.23% 11.89% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 6
Median daily rate £425 £475 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +55.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £388 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £485 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £33.64 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -65.00%
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
285 227 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.70% 12.34% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 128 103
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.94 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 - 6 £485 - 1
Salford - 5 £428 - 1
Wigan - 1 £375 -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 29 (53.70%) JSON
2 27 (50.00%) Java
2 27 (50.00%) XML
2 27 (50.00%) Apache
3 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (46.30%) REST
5 24 (44.44%) Linux
6 22 (40.74%) Oracle
7 21 (38.89%) SOAP
7 21 (38.89%) Middleware
8 19 (35.19%) IBM
9 18 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 18 (33.33%) JBoss
9 18 (33.33%) Open Source
10 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
11 16 (29.63%) Microservices
12 15 (27.78%) Unix
12 15 (27.78%) SOA
12 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
12 15 (27.78%) Spring
12 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
13 13 (24.07%) Apache Camel
13 13 (24.07%) Hadoop
13 13 (24.07%) JDBC
13 13 (24.07%) MySQL
13 13 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (24.07%) VMware
14 12 (22.22%) High Availability
14 12 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (20.37%) TDD

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 27 (50.00%) Apache
2 18 (33.33%) JBoss
2 18 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
4 11 (20.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (9.26%) OpenStack
5 5 (9.26%) SAS
6 4 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (5.56%) Jetty
7 3 (5.56%) nginx
7 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
8 2 (3.70%) GlassFish
8 2 (3.70%) Liferay
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.85%) CICS
9 1 (1.85%) CMS
9 1 (1.85%) IIS
9 1 (1.85%) Mongrel
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.85%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) FTP
2 8 (14.81%) Internet
2 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.96%) DNS
3 7 (12.96%) SMTP
4 6 (11.11%) DHCP
4 6 (11.11%) LDAP
5 5 (9.26%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (9.26%) Firewall
5 5 (9.26%) IMAP
5 5 (9.26%) iSCSI
5 5 (9.26%) MRTG
5 5 (9.26%) SSL
6 3 (5.56%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.70%) AMQP
7 2 (3.70%) LAN
7 2 (3.70%) WAN
7 2 (3.70%) WinSCP
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Hadoop
1 13 (24.07%) MySQL
1 13 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (9.26%) DB2
4 3 (5.56%) MS Access
4 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) JUnit
2 8 (14.81%) Subversion
3 4 (7.41%) Xcode
4 3 (5.56%) Calabash
4 3 (5.56%) Hudson
4 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.56%) Robotium
4 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.56%) Toad
5 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.70%) Introscope
5 2 (3.70%) Selenium
5 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.85%) Firebug
6 1 (1.85%) JMeter
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Administrator
3 5 (9.26%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Android Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Objective-C Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Developer
4 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Java Android Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Java Mobile Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.56%) iOS Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (5.56%) OAT Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) OAT Test Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (53.70%) JSON
2 27 (50.00%) XML
3 25 (46.30%) REST
4 21 (38.89%) Middleware
4 21 (38.89%) SOAP
5 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 15 (27.78%) Spring
6 13 (24.07%) Apache Camel
6 13 (24.07%) JDBC
7 12 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (14.81%) RESTful
9 7 (12.96%) Web Services
9 7 (12.96%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (9.26%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (7.41%) Cocoa
11 4 (7.41%) JMS
12 3 (5.56%) .NET
12 3 (5.56%) SAML
13 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
13 2 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Streaming Media
5 2 (3.70%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) LPAR
6 1 (1.85%) BBC
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 15 (27.78%) Unix
3 10 (18.52%) Windows
4 8 (14.81%) Android
4 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
5 5 (9.26%) CentOS
5 5 (9.26%) Debian
5 5 (9.26%) Solaris
5 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.41%) AIX
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.70%) HPUX
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.70%) SUSE
8 2 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) Open Source
3 16 (29.63%) Microservices
4 15 (27.78%) SOA
5 12 (22.22%) High Availability
6 11 (20.37%) TDD
7 10 (18.52%) BDD
7 10 (18.52%) Front End Development
8 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
8 8 (14.81%) OOP
8 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (12.96%) Mobile Development
10 6 (11.11%) Android Development
10 6 (11.11%) iOS Development
11 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.26%) MVC
11 5 (9.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.26%) Test Management
11 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.81%) Objective-C
4 7 (12.96%) Perl
4 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
5 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.26%) C
6 5 (9.26%) Korn
6 5 (9.26%) PHP
6 5 (9.26%) Python
7 4 (7.41%) Apple Swift
7 4 (7.41%) C++
7 4 (7.41%) Jython
7 4 (7.41%) SQL
8 3 (5.56%) Lua
8 3 (5.56%) VB
9 2 (3.70%) C#
10 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.85%) COBOL
10 1 (1.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CISSP
3 1 (1.85%) SANS
3 1 (1.85%) SSCP
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) Dovecot
2 5 (9.26%) iptables
2 5 (9.26%) KVM
2 5 (9.26%) Sendmail
2 5 (9.26%) Squid
3 2 (3.70%) Firmware
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.85%) Ceph
4 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Puppet
2 5 (9.26%) Cacti
2 5 (9.26%) HAProxy
2 5 (9.26%) Nagios
2 5 (9.26%) OpenNebula
2 5 (9.26%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (3.70%) CA Wily
5 2 (3.70%) DameWare
5 2 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.70%) nmon
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Oracle
2 19 (35.19%) IBM
3 13 (24.07%) VMware
4 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.26%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) CA
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) Endeca
6 2 (3.70%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Splunk
7 1 (1.85%) Twitter
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