The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 21 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.95% 1.08% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 10.00% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -4.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.86% 10.75% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate £110 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £113 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) FTP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) OPNET
2 5 (71.43%) GIAC
2 5 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (71.43%) CEH
2 5 (71.43%) Snort
2 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SSCP
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) GCIH
2 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
2 5 (71.43%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (71.43%) ArcSight
2 5 (71.43%) LogLogic
2 5 (71.43%) SIEM

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) SSL
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone SDK
2 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) Sass
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
1 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) GIAC
1 5 (71.43%) CEH
1 5 (71.43%) SSCP
1 5 (71.43%) GCIH
1 5 (71.43%) GPEN
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Sun
1 5 (71.43%) ArcSight
1 5 (71.43%) LogLogic