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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 72 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 28 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.70% 1.49% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.18% 11.07% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 13
Median daily rate £450 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +9.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%
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
275 262 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.72% 13.46% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 143 91
Median daily rate £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Salford -2 7 £450 +9.09%
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) Linux
3 31 (52.54%) REST
4 29 (49.15%) TDD
5 26 (44.07%) XML
5 26 (44.07%) BDD
5 26 (44.07%) JSON
6 25 (42.37%) RESTful
6 25 (42.37%) Web Services
7 24 (40.68%) Software Engineering
8 21 (35.59%) JUnit
8 21 (35.59%) Java
9 20 (33.90%) SQL
10 19 (32.20%) Scrum
10 19 (32.20%) High Availability
11 18 (30.51%) NoSQL
11 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
12 16 (27.12%) Unix
13 14 (23.73%) Apache
14 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
14 13 (22.03%) WebSphere
14 13 (22.03%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (20.34%) Node.js
15 12 (20.34%) Subversion
15 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (20.34%) Oracle
16 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
17 10 (16.95%) Perl
17 10 (16.95%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (16.95%) DNS

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 14 (23.73%) Apache
2 13 (22.03%) WebSphere
3 10 (16.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.47%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (8.47%) SAS
6 4 (6.78%) JBoss
6 4 (6.78%) Jetty
6 4 (6.78%) nginx
7 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.69%) CICS
8 1 (1.69%) CMS
8 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.69%) IIS
8 1 (1.69%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) DNS
2 9 (15.25%) Internet
2 9 (15.25%) SMTP
2 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.86%) DHCP
4 6 (10.17%) FTP
4 6 (10.17%) LDAP
5 5 (8.47%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (8.47%) IMAP
5 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
5 5 (8.47%) MRTG
6 4 (6.78%) Firewall
7 3 (5.08%) HTTPS
7 3 (5.08%) SNMP
7 3 (5.08%) SSL
8 2 (3.39%) AMQP
8 2 (3.39%) LAN
8 2 (3.39%) WAN
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.17%) DB2
3 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (8.47%) MySQL
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.39%) MarkLogic
6 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.69%) MS Access
7 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) JUnit
2 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
3 12 (20.34%) Subversion
4 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.78%) Xcode
6 3 (5.08%) Calabash
6 3 (5.08%) Hudson
6 3 (5.08%) Robotium
6 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.39%) Maven
7 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.39%) Selenium
7 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.69%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.69%) Firebug
8 1 (1.69%) JMeter
8 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.69%) The Grinder
8 1 (1.69%) Toad
8 1 (1.69%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (6.78%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Software Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Scala Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Android Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Objective-C Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Java Android Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Mobile Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.08%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) REST
2 26 (44.07%) JSON
2 26 (44.07%) XML
3 25 (42.37%) RESTful
3 25 (42.37%) Web Services
4 12 (20.34%) Node.js
5 10 (16.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (15.25%) Middleware
6 9 (15.25%) XSLT
7 6 (10.17%) JMS
7 6 (10.17%) SOAP
8 4 (6.78%) Cocoa
9 3 (5.08%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.08%) CSS
9 3 (5.08%) HTML
9 3 (5.08%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (5.08%) SAML
9 3 (5.08%) Servlets
9 3 (5.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) User Experience
3 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) Streaming Media
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) BBC
6 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Linux
2 16 (27.12%) Unix
3 9 (15.25%) Windows
4 8 (13.56%) Android
4 8 (13.56%) Apple iOS
5 6 (10.17%) CentOS
5 6 (10.17%) Debian
5 6 (10.17%) Solaris
5 6 (10.17%) Ubuntu
6 5 (8.47%) AIX
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) TDD
3 26 (44.07%) BDD
4 24 (40.68%) Software Engineering
5 19 (32.20%) High Availability
5 19 (32.20%) Scrum
6 13 (22.03%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (13.56%) Automated Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.56%) OOP
7 8 (13.56%) Open Source
8 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.86%) Mobile Development
9 6 (10.17%) Android Development
9 6 (10.17%) iOS Development
9 6 (10.17%) Microservices
10 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (6.78%) API Development
11 4 (6.78%) DevOps
11 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) Java
2 20 (33.90%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.95%) Perl
5 9 (15.25%) Scala
6 8 (13.56%) Objective-C
7 7 (11.86%) Jython
7 7 (11.86%) Python
8 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
9 5 (8.47%) C
9 5 (8.47%) C++
9 5 (8.47%) Korn
9 5 (8.47%) PHP
9 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
10 4 (6.78%) Apple Swift
11 3 (5.08%) Lua
11 3 (5.08%) VB
12 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.69%) C#
12 1 (1.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) CISSP
3 1 (1.69%) SANS
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) SSCP
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) Dovecot
2 5 (8.47%) iptables
2 5 (8.47%) KVM
2 5 (8.47%) Sendmail
2 5 (8.47%) Squid
3 1 (1.69%) Ceph
3 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
2 5 (8.47%) Cacti
2 5 (8.47%) HAProxy
2 5 (8.47%) Nagios
2 5 (8.47%) OpenNebula
3 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.69%) QRadar
5 1 (1.69%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) VMware
3 7 (11.86%) IBM
4 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.78%) Twitter
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco
7 1 (1.69%) Apple
7 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.69%) Splunk
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