The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Swindon region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 41 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.49% 0.75% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.60 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+171.07% -24.68%
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 78 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.49% 19.45% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 37
Average daily rate £450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

HTTP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA