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 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 125 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 32 68 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 1.62% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.79% 11.43% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 46
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £481 £523
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
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
471 595 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.79% 14.20% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 353 247
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 35
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £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 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 4 December 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 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
Manchester +2 28 £450 +5.88% 14
Merseyside +2 4 £548 +21.66% 2
Cheshire -7 1 £425 - 6
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (40.23%) JSON
3 34 (39.08%) Linux
4 33 (37.93%) REST
5 32 (36.78%) XML
6 31 (35.63%) Web Services
7 29 (33.33%) TDD
8 28 (32.18%) Java
9 26 (29.89%) BDD
9 26 (29.89%) RESTful
10 25 (28.74%) WebSphere
11 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
11 24 (27.59%) SQL
11 24 (27.59%) Apache
12 21 (24.14%) JUnit
12 21 (24.14%) Oracle
13 20 (22.99%) Unix
14 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
14 19 (21.84%) Scrum
14 19 (21.84%) High Availability
15 18 (20.69%) NoSQL
15 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
16 17 (19.54%) WebSphere MQ
16 17 (19.54%) WebSphere Application Server
17 15 (17.24%) Tomcat
17 15 (17.24%) LDAP
17 15 (17.24%) IBM
17 15 (17.24%) Middleware
18 14 (16.09%) VMware
18 14 (16.09%) FTP

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 25 (28.74%) WebSphere
2 24 (27.59%) Apache
3 17 (19.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (17.24%) Tomcat
5 13 (14.94%) JBoss
6 9 (10.34%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (5.75%) Jetty
8 5 (5.75%) nginx
8 5 (5.75%) OpenStack
8 5 (5.75%) SAS
9 4 (4.60%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.30%) IIS
10 2 (2.30%) Mongrel
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (1.15%) CICS
11 1 (1.15%) CMS
11 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (5.75%) MS Project
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.30%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) LDAP
2 14 (16.09%) FTP
2 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.64%) DNS
4 9 (10.34%) HTTPS
4 9 (10.34%) Internet
4 9 (10.34%) SMTP
5 8 (9.20%) DHCP
5 8 (9.20%) SSL
6 5 (5.75%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (5.75%) Firewall
6 5 (5.75%) IMAP
6 5 (5.75%) iSCSI
6 5 (5.75%) MRTG
7 3 (3.45%) SNMP
7 3 (3.45%) WAN
8 2 (2.30%) AMQP
8 2 (2.30%) IPsec
8 2 (2.30%) LAN
8 2 (2.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.05%) DB2
5 5 (5.75%) MySQL
6 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.30%) MarkLogic
7 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.15%) MS Access
8 1 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) JUnit
2 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 12 (13.79%) Subversion
4 4 (4.60%) Xcode
5 3 (3.45%) Calabash
5 3 (3.45%) Hudson
5 3 (3.45%) Robotium
5 3 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.30%) Maven
6 2 (2.30%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.30%) Selenium
6 2 (2.30%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.15%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.15%) Firebug
7 1 (1.15%) JMeter
7 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.15%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (1.15%) Toad
General
1 11 (12.64%) Banking
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) International Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Developer
2 15 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Scala Software Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Android Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Objective-C Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Java Android Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Java Mobile Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (4.60%) OAT Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) OAT Test Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.45%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) JSON
2 33 (37.93%) REST
3 32 (36.78%) XML
4 31 (35.63%) Web Services
5 26 (29.89%) RESTful
6 17 (19.54%) WebSphere MQ
7 15 (17.24%) Middleware
8 12 (13.79%) Node.js
8 12 (13.79%) SOAP
9 11 (12.64%) XSLT
10 9 (10.34%) SAML
11 6 (6.90%) JMS
12 5 (5.75%) HTML
12 5 (5.75%) Spring
13 4 (4.60%) Cocoa
13 4 (4.60%) IBM Integration Bus
13 4 (4.60%) J2EE
13 4 (4.60%) Servlets
14 3 (3.45%) CSS
14 3 (3.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Clustering
2 5 (5.75%) User Experience
3 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) Streaming Media
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) BBC
6 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) RIA
6 1 (1.15%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.08%) Linux
2 20 (22.99%) Unix
3 14 (16.09%) Windows
4 8 (9.20%) Android
4 8 (9.20%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.90%) CentOS
5 6 (6.90%) Debian
5 6 (6.90%) Solaris
5 6 (6.90%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.75%) AIX
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.33%) TDD
3 26 (29.89%) BDD
4 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
5 19 (21.84%) High Availability
5 19 (21.84%) Scrum
6 14 (16.09%) Microservices
6 14 (16.09%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (14.94%) Open Source
8 10 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.34%) SDLC
10 8 (9.20%) Automated Testing
10 8 (9.20%) OOP
11 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.05%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (8.05%) Mobile Development
11 7 (8.05%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (8.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Android Development
12 6 (6.90%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.18%) Java
2 24 (27.59%) SQL
3 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.49%) Jython
4 10 (11.49%) Perl
5 9 (10.34%) Scala
6 8 (9.20%) Lua
6 8 (9.20%) Objective-C
6 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.20%) VB
7 7 (8.05%) Python
8 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.75%) C
9 5 (5.75%) C++
9 5 (5.75%) Korn
9 5 (5.75%) PHP
10 4 (4.60%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.30%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
12 1 (1.15%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) ISEB
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.30%) Siebel Certification
4 1 (1.15%) CISSP
4 1 (1.15%) SANS
4 1 (1.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.75%) Dovecot
2 5 (5.75%) iptables
2 5 (5.75%) KVM
2 5 (5.75%) Sendmail
2 5 (5.75%) Squid
3 2 (2.30%) Xen
4 1 (1.15%) Ceph
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 8 (9.20%) Puppet
3 6 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (5.75%) Cacti
4 5 (5.75%) HAProxy
4 5 (5.75%) Nagios
4 5 (5.75%) OpenNebula
5 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.45%) BladeLogic
6 3 (3.45%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.15%) QRadar
7 1 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Oracle
2 15 (17.24%) IBM
3 14 (16.09%) VMware
4 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.60%) Twitter
6 3 (3.45%) CA
6 3 (3.45%) Siebel
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco
7 2 (2.30%) Google
7 2 (2.30%) HP
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.15%) Apple
8 1 (1.15%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix
8 1 (1.15%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.15%) Juniper
8 1 (1.15%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.15%) Splunk
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