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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 52 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing HTTP 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.22% 0.21% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 1.15% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+116.81% -33.52%
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
56 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.76% 18.55% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 30
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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 £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 20 August 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 - 7 £325 - 2
Newport - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 1
HTTP
Wales

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) Subversion
2 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) JSON
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
3 7 (53.85%) Ajax
3 7 (53.85%) JUnit
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) CSS3
3 7 (53.85%) Jasmine
3 7 (53.85%) Scala
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) RESTful
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
5 5 (38.46%) Hudson
5 5 (38.46%) REST
5 5 (38.46%) Play Framework
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SOA
7 3 (23.08%) OO

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) Subversion
2 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) JUnit
3 7 (53.85%) Jasmine
4 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
4 5 (38.46%) Hudson
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
6 2 (15.38%) JBehave
6 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 2 (15.38%) QUnit
6 2 (15.38%) Trac
6 2 (15.38%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (15.38%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (15.38%) Maven
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) Ant
7 1 (7.69%) CMake
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Scala Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Test Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) JSON
2 7 (53.85%) jQuery
2 7 (53.85%) Ajax
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) CSS3
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) RESTful
4 5 (38.46%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) Play Framework
5 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
5 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 1 (7.69%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) BDD
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Scala
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) XPath
5 2 (15.38%) Groovy
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) XQuery
6 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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