The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 6 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 36.67% 16.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 78.57% 57.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -12.22%
HTTP
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 46.67% 29.17% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +6.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Salford

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) High Availability
3 11 (84.62%) BDD
3 11 (84.62%) NoSQL
3 11 (84.62%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (84.62%) JSON
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 11 (84.62%) RESTful
3 11 (84.62%) Scala
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (84.62%) Web Services
3 11 (84.62%) XML
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 11 (84.62%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) XSLT
4 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Puppet
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (7.69%) Gradle
6 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (7.69%) Squid
6 1 (7.69%) Korn

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (7.69%) IMAP
1 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
1 1 (7.69%) MRTG
1 1 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Gradle
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Scala Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) JSON
1 11 (84.62%) REST
1 11 (84.62%) RESTful
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
1 11 (84.62%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Debian
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) High Availability
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) BDD
2 11 (84.62%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Scala
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) Dovecot
1 1 (7.69%) iptables
1 1 (7.69%) KVM
1 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
1 1 (7.69%) Squid
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) OpenNebula
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) VMware