The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 44 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.92% 0.86% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 5.88% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£390 £310 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -40.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +122.22%
HTTP
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.80% 14.61% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 32 24
Average daily rate £275 £275 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.49 £13.25 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.73% -70.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £11.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the South Yorkshire region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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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
Sheffield - 8 £390 - 5
HTTP
Yorkshire

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (90.91%) Jetty
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (90.91%) nginx
2 10 (90.91%) Automated Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Google
2 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) Xen
2 10 (90.91%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (90.91%) Google App Engine
2 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (90.91%) Open Source
2 10 (90.91%) Puppet
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) IIS
2 10 (90.91%) Servlets
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Apache
2 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) FTP
2 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) SSL
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (90.91%) IIS
1 10 (90.91%) Apache
1 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
1 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
1 10 (90.91%) Jetty
1 10 (90.91%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (90.91%) Google App Engine
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (90.91%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DHCP
1 10 (90.91%) FTP
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
1 10 (90.91%) SSL
1 10 (90.91%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) J2EE
1 10 (90.91%) Servlets
2 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (90.91%) Open Source
2 10 (90.91%) Configuration Management
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Automated Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Unit Testing
2 10 (90.91%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Xen
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
1 10 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
1 10 (90.91%) Google