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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 37 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.19% 0.21% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 2.56% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+65.21% -4.16%
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
52 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.38% 8.13% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 22
Average daily rate £325 £350 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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 +12 8 £325 -18.75% 2
Newport - 2 £325 -
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
HTTP
Wales

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (57.14%) HTML
1 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 16 (57.14%) JSON
1 16 (57.14%) HTML5
2 15 (53.57%) REST
2 15 (53.57%) CSS3
2 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
2 15 (53.57%) JUnit
2 15 (53.57%) CSS
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Ajax
3 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (50.00%) Scala
3 14 (50.00%) jQuery
4 13 (46.43%) Subversion
5 12 (42.86%) Jasmine
5 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
6 11 (39.29%) Play Framework
7 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
7 10 (35.71%) IBM HTTP Server
7 10 (35.71%) IBM
8 8 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (25.00%) XML
10 5 (17.86%) XHTML
11 3 (10.71%) Scrum
11 3 (10.71%) RESTful
12 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
12 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
12 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (35.71%) IBM HTTP Server
1 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Mule
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.57%) DVB
1 1 (3.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) JUnit
1 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (46.43%) Subversion
4 12 (42.86%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
1 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Administrator
2 10 (35.71%) WebSphere Administrator
3 9 (32.14%) Scala Developer
4 8 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.57%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) HTML
1 16 (57.14%) JSON
1 16 (57.14%) HTML5
2 15 (53.57%) REST
2 15 (53.57%) CSS3
2 15 (53.57%) CSS
3 14 (50.00%) jQuery
3 14 (50.00%) Ajax
4 11 (39.29%) Play Framework
5 8 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (17.86%) XHTML
8 3 (10.71%) RESTful
9 2 (7.14%) SOAP
9 2 (7.14%) Spring
10 1 (3.57%) JAX-RS
10 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.57%) Apache Commons
10 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) OS/400
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.14%) TDD
3 2 (7.14%) MVC
3 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.57%) Kanban
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.57%) Android Development
4 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.57%) SOA
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) VMware