The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 35 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.34% 0.84% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 5.45% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £548 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.39% 15.32% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 22
Median daily rate £350 £430 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £19.85 £22.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.77% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £12.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.15 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 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
Liverpool +7 2 £440 -2.22% 1
Southport - 1 £548 - 1
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (44.44%) FTP
3 4 (44.44%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) Siebel
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (22.22%) Travis CI
5 2 (22.22%) Mongrel
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Siebel Certification
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) .NET

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) Jetty
3 2 (22.22%) Mongrel
3 2 (22.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Google App Engine
1 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Travis CI
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) Servlets
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) EAI
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Siebel Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) SANS
3 1 (11.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Siebel
3 2 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk