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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 23 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 57 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.47% 1.20% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 12.73% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 5 1
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £352 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.77% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £65.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-48.24% +147.61%
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
114 55 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.94% 9.45% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 35 48
Average daily rate £355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 +24 54 £285 -12.30% 5
Newport - 3 £355 - 1
HTTP
Wales

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (67.69%) HTML
1 44 (67.69%) Web Services
2 42 (64.62%) JavaScript
3 40 (61.54%) Oracle
4 38 (58.46%) XML
4 38 (58.46%) SOAP
5 34 (52.31%) Java
6 29 (44.62%) Linux
7 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (35.38%) Spring
8 23 (35.38%) Web Development
8 23 (35.38%) OO
8 23 (35.38%) JSP
8 23 (35.38%) MySQL
8 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
8 23 (35.38%) Relational Database
9 22 (33.85%) JDBC
9 22 (33.85%) Struts
9 22 (33.85%) JPA
10 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
11 18 (27.69%) Scrum
12 17 (26.15%) SQL
12 17 (26.15%) .NET
13 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
14 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
14 15 (23.08%) CSS
14 15 (23.08%) Tomcat
14 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
15 14 (21.54%) SQL Server

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 13 (20.00%) JBoss
3 5 (7.69%) Apache
3 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.15%) nginx
5 3 (4.62%) Jetty
5 3 (4.62%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) Node.js
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.54%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.54%) ArcSDE
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.92%) DNS
3 9 (13.85%) SSL
4 5 (7.69%) LAN
4 5 (7.69%) VLAN
4 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (4.62%) Network Security
6 1 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (1.54%) FTP
6 1 (1.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) MySQL
1 23 (35.38%) Relational Database
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
3 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.92%) Maven
3 7 (10.77%) SoapUI
4 6 (9.23%) JMeter
5 3 (4.62%) Subversion
6 2 (3.08%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.08%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.08%) Hudson
7 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.54%) JUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Developer
2 23 (35.38%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.92%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Tester
7 4 (6.15%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Tester
8 3 (4.62%) Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Middleware Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Performance Test Leader
9 2 (3.08%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.08%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (67.69%) HTML
1 44 (67.69%) Web Services
2 38 (58.46%) XML
2 38 (58.46%) SOAP
3 23 (35.38%) JSP
3 23 (35.38%) Spring
3 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
4 22 (33.85%) JDBC
4 22 (33.85%) Struts
4 22 (33.85%) JPA
5 17 (26.15%) .NET
6 15 (23.08%) CSS
7 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 13 (20.00%) WCF
7 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (18.46%) J2EE
9 10 (15.38%) Middleware
10 2 (3.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) NHS
2 5 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) W3C
3 1 (1.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Linux
2 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (20.00%) UNIX
4 8 (12.31%) Windows
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) OO
2 23 (35.38%) Web Development
3 18 (27.69%) Scrum
4 14 (21.54%) MVC
5 13 (20.00%) TDD
6 11 (16.92%) Unit Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (15.38%) JVM Tuning
8 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.69%) DevOps
10 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
11 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.62%) Open Source
12 2 (3.08%) BDD
12 2 (3.08%) Performance Testing
12 2 (3.08%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (3.08%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (64.62%) JavaScript
2 34 (52.31%) Java
3 17 (26.15%) SQL
4 10 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 10 (15.38%) C#
5 6 (9.23%) BeanShell
6 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.08%) Jython
6 2 (3.08%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.54%) Scala
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Xen
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.54%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 40 (61.54%) Oracle
2 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.69%) F5
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.54%) ESRI
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