The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 91 106 89
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing HTTP 48 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.49% 0.81% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.71% 5.22% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 21
Average daily rate
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£356 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £339 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £461 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
HTTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
410 441 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.77% 15.57% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 219 246
Average daily rate £350 £337 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.85% +6.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 50
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Manchester 0 16 £350 -33.33% 17
Cheshire +8 11 £363 - 8
Merseyside - 4 £350 -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 62 (68.89%) Java
2 57 (63.33%) Linux
3 33 (36.67%) Tomcat
4 32 (35.56%) Servlets
5 31 (34.44%) WebSphere
6 30 (33.33%) XML
7 27 (30.00%) Spring
8 26 (28.89%) Configuration Management
9 24 (26.67%) Red Hat
9 24 (26.67%) Maven
10 23 (25.56%) TCP/IP
11 22 (24.44%) HTML
11 22 (24.44%) J2EE
11 22 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (23.33%) XSLT
12 21 (23.33%) UNIX
12 21 (23.33%) FTP
13 20 (22.22%) Oracle
13 20 (22.22%) Grails
14 19 (21.11%) REST
14 19 (21.11%) Windows
14 19 (21.11%) Web Services
14 19 (21.11%) J2SE
15 18 (20.00%) JMS
15 18 (20.00%) XPath
16 17 (18.89%) Jenkins
17 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (17.78%) SSL
18 15 (16.67%) XML Schema

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (36.67%) Tomcat
2 31 (34.44%) WebSphere
3 13 (14.44%) Apache
4 12 (13.33%) IIS
5 11 (12.22%) Jetty
5 11 (12.22%) nginx
6 3 (3.33%) JBoss
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.22%) CMS
7 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.11%) Node.js
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
1 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (6.67%) Google App Engine
2 6 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.33%) SaaS
4 2 (2.22%) PaaS
4 2 (2.22%) Route 53
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.56%) TCP/IP
2 21 (23.33%) FTP
3 16 (17.78%) SSL
4 11 (12.22%) DNS
5 8 (8.89%) DHCP
6 6 (6.67%) IPsec
7 4 (4.44%) Firewall
8 3 (3.33%) PuTTY
8 3 (3.33%) SMTP
9 2 (2.22%) APPN
10 1 (1.11%) RTCP
10 1 (1.11%) RTP
10 1 (1.11%) RTSP
10 1 (1.11%) VLAN
10 1 (1.11%) Multicast
10 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 14 (15.56%) Hazelcast
3 12 (13.33%) Neo4j
3 12 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (3.33%) DB2
6 3 (3.33%) CouchDB
6 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.33%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.22%) Big Data
7 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.11%) Informix
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Maven
2 17 (18.89%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.44%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.33%) Introscope
5 3 (3.33%) Toad
5 3 (3.33%) JUnit
6 2 (2.22%) Ant
6 2 (2.22%) JIRA
6 2 (2.22%) Hudson
6 2 (2.22%) Subversion
6 2 (2.22%) Mockito
7 1 (1.11%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.11%) Gradle
7 1 (1.11%) Selenium
7 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (58.89%) Developer
2 42 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (5.56%) Analyst
3 5 (5.56%) Administrator
4 4 (4.44%) Consultant
5 3 (3.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
5 3 (3.33%) WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (3.33%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (2.22%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (2.22%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (2.22%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (2.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (2.22%) Tester
7 1 (1.11%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.11%) Performance Tester
7 1 (1.11%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.56%) Servlets
2 30 (33.33%) XML
3 27 (30.00%) Spring
4 22 (24.44%) HTML
4 22 (24.44%) J2EE
5 21 (23.33%) XSLT
6 20 (22.22%) Grails
7 19 (21.11%) J2SE
7 19 (21.11%) Web Services
7 19 (21.11%) REST
8 18 (20.00%) JMS
9 15 (16.67%) SOAP
9 15 (16.67%) XML Schema
10 13 (14.44%) Hibernate
10 13 (14.44%) JAX-RS
11 12 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (12.22%) DOM
13 9 (10.00%) .NET
14 7 (7.78%) SAX
15 6 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Open Source
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.22%) iSeries
4 2 (2.22%) Clustering
4 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.22%) AS400
5 1 (1.11%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.11%) MPEG
5 1 (1.11%) IPTV
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (63.33%) Linux
2 21 (23.33%) UNIX
2 21 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (21.11%) Windows
4 15 (16.67%) Android
5 13 (14.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.22%) SUSE
6 2 (2.22%) i5/OS
6 2 (2.22%) CentOS
6 2 (2.22%) OS/400
6 2 (2.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Configuration Management
2 22 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.44%) DevOps
5 12 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (13.33%) Web Design
6 11 (12.22%) TDD
7 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.89%) BDD
9 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.67%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.67%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.44%) Validation
11 4 (4.44%) Migration
11 4 (4.44%) MVC
11 4 (4.44%) MVVM
12 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.33%) Content Management
12 3 (3.33%) Analytics
12 3 (3.33%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 62 (68.89%) Java
2 18 (20.00%) XPath
3 11 (12.22%) SQL
4 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (3.33%) Ruby
7 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.22%) C
7 2 (2.22%) COBOL
7 2 (2.22%) RPG
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.11%) Python
8 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.78%) Xen
3 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) Firmware
3 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) Puppet
2 4 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.22%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.22%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 20 (22.22%) Oracle
3 15 (16.67%) VMware
4 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
5 10 (11.11%) IBM
6 9 (10.00%) HP
7 6 (6.67%) Google
8 2 (2.22%) RightScale
8 2 (2.22%) FatWire
8 2 (2.22%) CA
9 1 (1.11%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.11%) Juniper
9 1 (1.11%) Compuware
9 1 (1.11%) SAP
9 1 (1.11%) Cisco
9 1 (1.11%) webMethods
9 1 (1.11%) Perforce
9 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.11%) Redback
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