The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 54 59 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing HTTP 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.35% 0.95% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 6.59% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -44.05%
HTTP
Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 91 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.09% 14.35% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 53 25
Average daily rate £305 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £180 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £34.50 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the South Wales region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Cardiff +12 4 £463 +15.62% 2
Newport - 2 £340 -
HTTP
Wales

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (70.59%) WebSphere
2 10 (58.82%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (58.82%) IBM
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) JBoss
4 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
4 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) J2EE
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) JVM Tuning
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (17.65%) Maven
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.76%) HTML5
7 2 (11.76%) CSS3
7 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (70.59%) WebSphere
2 10 (58.82%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (29.41%) JBoss
3 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) ArcSDE
4 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Administrator
2 10 (58.82%) WebSphere Administrator
3 8 (47.06%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) GIS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) EAI Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) JSF
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) PostGIS
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (5.88%) MyBatis
4 1 (5.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) AS400
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) OS/400
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Web Design
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) DSDM
4 1 (5.88%) EAI
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) RUP
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Jython
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Mapinfo
5 1 (5.88%) ESRI