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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 21 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 25 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.42% 4.24% 4.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 20.18% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 23
Median daily rate £411 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.53% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £359 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -5.06%

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
85 109 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.44% 21.00% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 88 66
Median daily rate £375 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £228 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +14 17 £401 +23.46% 1
Newport -11 7 £488 +28.28% 1
HTTP
Wales

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 40 (88.89%) JSON
2 39 (86.67%) Java
3 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (71.11%) Scrum
5 29 (64.44%) Relational Database
6 26 (57.78%) TDD
7 25 (55.56%) BDD
8 20 (44.44%) OWASP
9 19 (42.22%) Kanban
9 19 (42.22%) Secure Coding
10 17 (37.78%) Go
10 17 (37.78%) Web Development
11 16 (35.56%) RESTful
12 15 (33.33%) Linux
13 14 (31.11%) Microservices
14 13 (28.89%) JAX-RS
14 13 (28.89%) REST
14 13 (28.89%) Neo4j
14 13 (28.89%) Dropwizard
14 13 (28.89%) Hibernate
14 13 (28.89%) MongoDB
14 13 (28.89%) Cucumber
15 12 (26.67%) Web Design
15 12 (26.67%) HTML
15 12 (26.67%) Unix
15 12 (26.67%) Mac OS X
15 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
15 12 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (26.67%) Kafka

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) PaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) IPsec
1 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) Relational Database
2 13 (28.89%) MongoDB
2 13 (28.89%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 24 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Agile Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Java Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Test Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (88.89%) JSON
2 16 (35.56%) RESTful
3 13 (28.89%) Dropwizard
3 13 (28.89%) Hibernate
3 13 (28.89%) JAX-RS
3 13 (28.89%) REST
4 12 (26.67%) HTML
4 12 (26.67%) Kafka
4 12 (26.67%) Spring Boot
5 11 (24.44%) iXBRL
5 11 (24.44%) Spring
6 4 (8.89%) Node.js
6 4 (8.89%) Swagger
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Mac OS X
2 12 (26.67%) Unix
3 3 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (71.11%) Scrum
3 26 (57.78%) TDD
4 25 (55.56%) BDD
5 20 (44.44%) OWASP
6 19 (42.22%) Kanban
6 19 (42.22%) Secure Coding
7 17 (37.78%) Web Development
8 14 (31.11%) Microservices
9 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 12 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (26.67%) Web Design
10 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
11 10 (22.22%) DevOps
12 7 (15.56%) API Development
13 5 (11.11%) The Twelve-Factor App
14 4 (8.89%) API Design
15 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
15 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (86.67%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) Go
3 5 (11.11%) Python
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby
4 3 (6.67%) Scala
4 3 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (2.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) HP
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) SAP