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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 52 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing HTTP 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.23% 0.45% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 3.03% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £300 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
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
51 66 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.99% 14.77% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 30
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £15.58 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
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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 -1 6 £325 - 1
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
HTTP
Wales

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) Subversion
3 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
4 7 (53.85%) JSON
5 6 (46.15%) Ajax
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
5 6 (46.15%) JUnit
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) CSS3
5 6 (46.15%) RESTful
5 6 (46.15%) Scala
5 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 6 (46.15%) Jasmine
6 5 (38.46%) REST
6 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
6 5 (38.46%) Hudson
6 5 (38.46%) SOA
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) JIRA
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) SQL

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 8 (61.54%) Subversion
2 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) JUnit
3 6 (46.15%) Jasmine
4 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
4 5 (38.46%) Hudson
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) QUnit
6 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (15.38%) Ant
6 2 (15.38%) Maven
6 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
6 2 (15.38%) JBehave
6 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 2 (15.38%) Trac
6 2 (15.38%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (15.38%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (7.69%) CMake
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Scala Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Test Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) JSON
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) RESTful
3 6 (46.15%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) CSS3
4 5 (38.46%) REST
5 4 (30.77%) Play Framework
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) J2EE
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) Middleware
7 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
7 2 (15.38%) Sass
8 1 (7.69%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 5 (38.46%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) Scala
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
6 2 (15.38%) XPath
6 2 (15.38%) Groovy
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) XQuery
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) HP
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