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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 105 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 50 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 1.07% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.31% 8.78% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 3
Median daily rate £439 £395 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +49.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £377 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.88% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £23.48 £61.25
% change year-on-year
-33.97% -61.66%
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
537 467 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.73% 12.17% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 234 192
Median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 46
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.92 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.25% -23.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Manchester -4 27 £419 +5.34% 26
Cheshire +11 13 £525 +13.51% 7
Merseyside +2 6 £365 - 3
Lancashire -8 2 £550 +57.14%
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 North West region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 66 (59.46%) Java
1 66 (59.46%) XML
2 65 (58.56%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (54.05%) JSON
4 59 (53.15%) Apache
5 58 (52.25%) JavaScript
6 53 (47.75%) Oracle
7 51 (45.95%) SOAP
8 50 (45.05%) REST
9 49 (44.14%) Linux
10 48 (43.24%) IBM
11 46 (41.44%) JDBC
12 44 (39.64%) Middleware
13 43 (38.74%) Tomcat
14 38 (34.23%) JBoss
15 37 (33.33%) Banking
15 37 (33.33%) High Availability
16 36 (32.43%) SOA
17 34 (30.63%) MySQL
17 34 (30.63%) HTML
17 34 (30.63%) PostgreSQL
17 34 (30.63%) Apache Camel
18 32 (28.83%) Microservices
18 32 (28.83%) ActiveMQ
19 31 (27.93%) J2EE
19 31 (27.93%) Open Source
20 30 (27.03%) CSS
21 28 (25.23%) C++
21 28 (25.23%) Security Cleared
22 27 (24.32%) Spring

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 59 (53.15%) Apache
2 43 (38.74%) Tomcat
3 38 (34.23%) JBoss
4 20 (18.02%) WebSphere
5 10 (9.01%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (8.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (8.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (2.70%) IIS
7 3 (2.70%) iPlanet
7 3 (2.70%) nginx
7 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.70%) SAS
8 2 (1.80%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.80%) Jetty
8 2 (1.80%) Liferay
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.80%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.80%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) HTTPS
2 16 (14.41%) LDAP
3 15 (13.51%) FTP
4 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 11 (9.91%) Internet
6 8 (7.21%) DNS
7 7 (6.31%) DHCP
7 7 (6.31%) SMTP
8 6 (5.41%) SSL
9 5 (4.50%) Firewall
10 4 (3.60%) WAN
11 3 (2.70%) BGP
11 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.70%) IMAP
11 3 (2.70%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.70%) LAN
11 3 (2.70%) MRTG
11 3 (2.70%) VPN
12 2 (1.80%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) MySQL
1 34 (30.63%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (12.61%) Hadoop
3 13 (11.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.31%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.60%) DB2
8 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.80%) MS Access
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.80%) Redis
9 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.90%) Big Data
10 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.90%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.21%) JUnit
3 5 (4.50%) Introscope
3 5 (4.50%) Maven
3 5 (4.50%) Subversion
4 4 (3.60%) Checkstyle
4 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.60%) FindBugs
4 4 (3.60%) JIRA
4 4 (3.60%) Mockito
4 4 (3.60%) Rational Performance Tester
4 4 (3.60%) Selenium
4 4 (3.60%) SonarQube
4 4 (3.60%) Travis CI
4 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.70%) Calabash
5 3 (2.70%) Hudson
5 3 (2.70%) Robotium
5 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (33.33%) Banking
2 18 (16.22%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) International Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (58.56%) Developer
2 40 (36.04%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Senior Developer
4 16 (14.41%) Architect
5 12 (10.81%) Technical Architect
6 9 (8.11%) Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Digital Architect
7 8 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Test Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (5.41%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Digital Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.50%) OAT Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) OAT Test Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Administrator
11 4 (3.60%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (59.46%) XML
2 60 (54.05%) JSON
3 51 (45.95%) SOAP
4 50 (45.05%) REST
5 46 (41.44%) JDBC
6 44 (39.64%) Middleware
7 34 (30.63%) Apache Camel
7 34 (30.63%) HTML
8 32 (28.83%) ActiveMQ
9 31 (27.93%) J2EE
10 30 (27.03%) CSS
11 27 (24.32%) Spring
12 24 (21.62%) Web Services
13 23 (20.72%) CSS3
13 23 (20.72%) HTML5
14 16 (14.41%) AngularJS
15 14 (12.61%) SAML
16 12 (10.81%) JSP
17 11 (9.91%) XSLT
18 9 (8.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.50%) User Experience
2 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.60%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.70%) Online Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Streaming Media
4 2 (1.80%) LPAR
4 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) PKI
4 2 (1.80%) Smart Energy
4 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.90%) Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) RIA
5 1 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.14%) Linux
2 17 (15.32%) Windows
3 13 (11.71%) Unix
4 4 (3.60%) Android
4 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.70%) CentOS
5 3 (2.70%) Debian
5 3 (2.70%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.80%) AIX
6 2 (1.80%) HPUX
6 2 (1.80%) Solaris
6 2 (1.80%) SUSE
6 2 (1.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (58.56%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.33%) High Availability
3 36 (32.43%) SOA
4 32 (28.83%) Microservices
5 31 (27.93%) Open Source
6 20 (18.02%) E-business
7 19 (17.12%) SDLC
8 16 (14.41%) TDD
9 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.81%) Front End Development
11 11 (9.91%) Extreme Programming
11 11 (9.91%) Validation
12 10 (9.01%) OOP
12 10 (9.01%) Prototyping
13 9 (8.11%) Automated Testing
14 8 (7.21%) Integration Testing
14 8 (7.21%) MVC
15 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
15 7 (6.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (59.46%) Java
2 58 (52.25%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.23%) C++
4 25 (22.52%) C
5 21 (18.92%) SQL
6 13 (11.71%) Lua
6 13 (11.71%) VB
7 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.50%) PHP
8 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.50%) Python
9 4 (3.60%) C#
9 4 (3.60%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.60%) Scala
10 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.70%) Korn
10 3 (2.70%) Perl
11 2 (1.80%) Go
11 2 (1.80%) Ruby
11 2 (1.80%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 28 (25.23%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (5.41%) Degree
5 3 (2.70%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) CCNP
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.80%) PhD
6 2 (1.80%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.90%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.60%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.80%) ISO27005
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.70%) Dovecot
2 3 (2.70%) iptables
2 3 (2.70%) KVM
2 3 (2.70%) Sendmail
2 3 (2.70%) Squid
3 2 (1.80%) Firmware
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) Tivoli
2 8 (7.21%) Puppet
3 6 (5.41%) CA Wily
4 5 (4.50%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (3.60%) Nagios
6 3 (2.70%) Cacti
6 3 (2.70%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.70%) OpenNebula
6 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.80%) DameWare
7 2 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.80%) nmon
7 2 (1.80%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.90%) Ansible
8 1 (0.90%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.90%) logstash
8 1 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (47.75%) Oracle
2 48 (43.24%) IBM
3 12 (10.81%) VMware
4 7 (6.31%) HP
5 6 (5.41%) CA
5 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.41%) Siebel
6 4 (3.60%) Cisco
6 4 (3.60%) Citrix
6 4 (3.60%) Perforce
7 2 (1.80%) Endeca
7 2 (1.80%) Google
7 2 (1.80%) Juniper
7 2 (1.80%) LexisNexis
7 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.90%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.90%) Twitter
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