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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 102 111 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing HTTP 55 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.55% 1.40% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.36% 10.73% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 24
Median daily rate £425 £442 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% -5.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £33.64 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -65.00%
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
531 578 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.99% 13.06% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 326 272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £249 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 67 52
Median hourly rate £18.13 £17.33 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% -17.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.61 £12.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 32 £425 -10.52% 14
Cheshire 0 12 £500 +11.11% 5
Merseyside +12 7 £413 - 4
Lancashire +15 5 £550 +34.72%
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 59 (49.17%) JSON
2 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (48.33%) XML
2 58 (48.33%) Apache
3 57 (47.50%) Java
4 53 (44.17%) Oracle
5 51 (42.50%) SOAP
6 50 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 45 (37.50%) IBM
7 45 (37.50%) REST
8 44 (36.67%) Linux
9 43 (35.83%) Middleware
10 41 (34.17%) Tomcat
10 41 (34.17%) JBoss
11 37 (30.83%) JDBC
11 37 (30.83%) Microservices
12 35 (29.17%) Open Source
13 33 (27.50%) Banking
14 31 (25.83%) SOA
15 30 (25.00%) WebSphere
16 29 (24.17%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (24.17%) High Availability
16 29 (24.17%) Apache Camel
17 28 (23.33%) MySQL
18 27 (22.50%) ActiveMQ
18 27 (22.50%) Security Cleared
19 25 (20.83%) HTML
20 24 (20.00%) FTP
20 24 (20.00%) Unix
20 24 (20.00%) 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 58 (48.33%) Apache
2 41 (34.17%) JBoss
2 41 (34.17%) Tomcat
3 30 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 20 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (4.17%) OpenStack
7 5 (4.17%) SAS
8 4 (3.33%) Jetty
8 4 (3.33%) nginx
9 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.67%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.67%) IIS
10 2 (1.67%) Liferay
10 2 (1.67%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.83%) CICS
11 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.67%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.00%) FTP
2 20 (16.67%) LDAP
2 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.67%) HTTPS
4 12 (10.00%) Internet
5 11 (9.17%) DNS
5 11 (9.17%) SSL
6 10 (8.33%) SMTP
7 9 (7.50%) DHCP
8 8 (6.67%) Firewall
9 6 (5.00%) WAN
10 5 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (4.17%) IMAP
10 5 (4.17%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.17%) LAN
10 5 (4.17%) MRTG
11 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.33%) VPN
12 3 (2.50%) BGP
12 3 (2.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.17%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (23.33%) MySQL
3 15 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.67%) DB2
6 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.50%) MS Access
7 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.83%) Big Data
9 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.50%) JUnit
3 8 (6.67%) Subversion
4 4 (3.33%) Rational Performance Tester
4 4 (3.33%) Selenium
4 4 (3.33%) Xcode
5 3 (2.50%) Calabash
5 3 (2.50%) Hudson
5 3 (2.50%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.50%) Maven
5 3 (2.50%) Robotium
5 3 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.50%) Toad
5 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.67%) Checkstyle
6 2 (1.67%) FindBugs
6 2 (1.67%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.67%) Introscope
6 2 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 33 (27.50%) Banking
2 13 (10.83%) Finance
3 5 (4.17%) International Banking
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (50.00%) Developer
2 35 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.50%) Analyst
4 14 (11.67%) Architect
5 12 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 11 (9.17%) Technical Architect
7 10 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.50%) OAT Analyst
8 9 (7.50%) OAT Test Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Digital Architect
10 7 (5.83%) Administrator
10 7 (5.83%) Digital Technical Architect
11 6 (5.00%) Agile Developer
11 6 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Android Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Applications Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (4.17%) Network Engineer
12 5 (4.17%) Objective-C Developer
13 4 (3.33%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (49.17%) JSON
2 58 (48.33%) XML
3 51 (42.50%) SOAP
4 45 (37.50%) REST
5 43 (35.83%) Middleware
6 37 (30.83%) JDBC
7 29 (24.17%) Apache Camel
8 27 (22.50%) ActiveMQ
9 25 (20.83%) HTML
10 24 (20.00%) Spring
11 23 (19.17%) J2EE
12 20 (16.67%) CSS
12 20 (16.67%) Web Services
13 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
14 15 (12.50%) CSS3
14 15 (12.50%) HTML5
15 14 (11.67%) SAML
16 12 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
17 10 (8.33%) RESTful
18 8 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.00%) User Experience
3 5 (4.17%) Clustering
4 4 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Streaming Media
6 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.67%) LPAR
6 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.83%) BBC
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.83%) RIA
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
7 1 (0.83%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.67%) Linux
2 24 (20.00%) Unix
3 19 (15.83%) Windows
4 8 (6.67%) Android
4 8 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.17%) CentOS
5 5 (4.17%) Debian
5 5 (4.17%) Solaris
5 5 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.33%) AIX
7 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.67%) HPUX
8 2 (1.67%) SUSE
8 2 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.83%) Microservices
3 35 (29.17%) Open Source
4 31 (25.83%) SOA
5 29 (24.17%) High Availability
6 18 (15.00%) SDLC
7 14 (11.67%) E-business
8 13 (10.83%) Front End Development
8 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.83%) TDD
8 13 (10.83%) Validation
9 12 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 11 (9.17%) Extreme Programming
11 10 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 10 (8.33%) BDD
11 10 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.33%) OOP
12 7 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.83%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.50%) Java
2 50 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.50%) C++
4 19 (15.83%) C
5 17 (14.17%) SQL
6 13 (10.83%) Lua
6 13 (10.83%) VB
7 10 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.67%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.83%) Jython
9 7 (5.83%) Perl
10 6 (5.00%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.17%) C#
11 5 (4.17%) Korn
11 5 (4.17%) PHP
11 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.17%) Python
12 4 (3.33%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.67%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
14 1 (0.83%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 27 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (5.00%) Degree
5 5 (4.17%) ISEB
6 2 (1.67%) CCNP
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.67%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) CISSP
7 1 (0.83%) SANS
7 1 (0.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.17%) Dovecot
2 5 (4.17%) iptables
2 5 (4.17%) KVM
2 5 (4.17%) Sendmail
2 5 (4.17%) Squid
3 2 (1.67%) Firmware
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.67%) Xen
4 1 (0.83%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 16 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 11 (9.17%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (7.50%) Puppet
4 5 (4.17%) CA Wily
4 5 (4.17%) Cacti
4 5 (4.17%) HAProxy
4 5 (4.17%) Nagios
4 5 (4.17%) OpenNebula
5 3 (2.50%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.50%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.67%) DameWare
6 2 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.67%) nmon
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.83%) QRadar
Vendors
1 53 (44.17%) Oracle
2 45 (37.50%) IBM
3 21 (17.50%) VMware
4 9 (7.50%) HP
5 8 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.00%) Cisco
6 6 (5.00%) Siebel
7 5 (4.17%) CA
8 4 (3.33%) Citrix
9 2 (1.67%) Endeca
9 2 (1.67%) Google
9 2 (1.67%) Juniper
9 2 (1.67%) LexisNexis
9 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.67%) Perforce
10 1 (0.83%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.83%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.83%) Splunk
10 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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