The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS 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 HTTPS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 150 134 125
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 1.60% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate £343 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £348 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £34.05 -
% change year-on-year
-55.94% -
HTTPS
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
595 438 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.70% 13.39% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 214 176
Average daily rate £410 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £459 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 25
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.00 £15.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.44% +19.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.55 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTPS across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

HTTPS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

HTTPS
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 HTTPS within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire -8 3 £425 +21.42%
Manchester -14 3 £325 -7.14% 4
Lancashire - 2 £326 -
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Facebook
2 3 (33.33%) Twitter
2 3 (33.33%) iPad
3 2 (22.22%) CA Wily
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Introscope
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) CA
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) J2SE
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (22.22%) iPlanet
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) Smartcard
4 1 (11.11%) DTV

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (22.22%) iPlanet
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Introscope
2 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) J2SE
2 2 (22.22%) JMS
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Grails
3 1 (11.11%) Java ME
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Smartcard
2 1 (11.11%) STB
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Facebook
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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