The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 30 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 Wales 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 65 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.67% 0.18% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 0.95% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 105 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.13% 18.72% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 40
Average daily rate £383 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.58 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -10.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Wales region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
South Wales -10 5 £400 +33.33% 3
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
HTTP
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) JUnit
1 8 (72.73%) Subversion
1 8 (72.73%) JSON
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
1 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) Jasmine
2 5 (45.45%) Play Framework
2 5 (45.45%) Ajax
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) Scala
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) CSS3
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Mercurial
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) XPath

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JUnit
1 8 (72.73%) Subversion
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
1 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) Jasmine
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (27.27%) Mercurial
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Hudson
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) JBehave
3 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
3 3 (27.27%) Ant
4 1 (9.09%) CMake
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Scala Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Test Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) JSON
2 5 (45.45%) Play Framework
2 5 (45.45%) Ajax
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) CSS3
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) WebCenter
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (9.09%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Test Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) XPath
4 3 (27.27%) Groovy
4 3 (27.27%) XQuery
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) C++
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) HP