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 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 39 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.81% 1.39% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 9.09% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £389 £361
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +7.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
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
76 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.54% 15.24% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 19
Average daily rate £290 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £493 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £36.50 £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.76% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £12.44 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 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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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 +6 2 £325 -38.09%
HTTP
Yorkshire

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Xen

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Jetty
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) CouchDB
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Couchbase
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) ATDD
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Erlang
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Xen
1 2 (22.22%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat