The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 39 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% - 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +122.22%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.62% 10.00% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 16
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £125.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +502.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Merseyside region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Merseyside region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool - 3 £375 -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (77.78%) IIS
1 7 (77.78%) FTP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (66.67%) SSL
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) SMTP
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) MCP
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (66.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Jetty
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) iPhone
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Jetty
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) FTP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) SSL
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Developer
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Programmer
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Programmer
1 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
1 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) POSIX
1 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Pthreads
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Core Animation
1 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Animation
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
2 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) MCP
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) Xen
3 1 (11.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Apple