The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 51 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 20 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.15% 3.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.70% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 0
Average daily rate £341 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -12.22%
HTTP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 90 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.80% 13.20% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 65 25
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.45% +10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -14 15 £341 -9.00% 3
North Wales - 3 - - 3
West Wales +16 1 £285 -46.97%
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) Java
3 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
3 30 (49.18%) Linux
4 28 (45.90%) .NET
5 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
5 26 (42.62%) HTML
5 26 (42.62%) MVC
6 25 (40.98%) Web Services
6 25 (40.98%) Jenkins
7 23 (37.70%) CSS
7 23 (37.70%) TCP/IP
8 21 (34.43%) SQL
9 20 (32.79%) J2EE
9 20 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (31.15%) Scrum
10 19 (31.15%) TDD
11 18 (29.51%) WebSphere
11 18 (29.51%) Apache
11 18 (29.51%) SSL
11 18 (29.51%) Configuration Management
12 17 (27.87%) DNS
12 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
12 17 (27.87%) XML
13 16 (26.23%) Servlets
13 16 (26.23%) WCF
14 15 (24.59%) DevOps
15 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
16 13 (21.31%) IIS
16 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (29.51%) Apache
1 18 (29.51%) WebSphere
2 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
3 13 (21.31%) IIS
3 13 (21.31%) Jetty
3 13 (21.31%) nginx
4 11 (18.03%) JBoss
5 5 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (6.56%) FileNet
6 4 (6.56%) Mule
7 3 (4.92%) Apache Solr
7 3 (4.92%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.64%) Node.js
9 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.67%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (19.67%) Google App Engine
2 12 (19.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) TCP/IP
2 18 (29.51%) SSL
3 17 (27.87%) DNS
4 12 (19.67%) DHCP
4 12 (19.67%) FTP
4 12 (19.67%) IPsec
5 4 (6.56%) Internet
6 3 (4.92%) Multicast
7 2 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.28%) LAN
7 2 (3.28%) Network Security
7 2 (3.28%) VLAN
8 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.92%) GIS
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.28%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Redis
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) HPCC
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (40.98%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.03%) Cucumber
3 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.39%) Subversion
4 8 (13.11%) Hudson
5 7 (11.48%) Jasmine
5 7 (11.48%) JIRA
5 7 (11.48%) QUnit
5 7 (11.48%) Sinon.JS
5 7 (11.48%) Trac
6 5 (8.20%) Maven
6 5 (8.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (4.92%) JMeter
7 3 (4.92%) Selenium
7 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (16.39%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (13.11%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Games
3 3 (4.92%) Military
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.75%) SQL Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.56%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 3 (4.92%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (4.92%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.92%) Middleware Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) .NET
2 26 (42.62%) HTML
3 25 (40.98%) Web Services
4 23 (37.70%) CSS
5 20 (32.79%) J2EE
6 17 (27.87%) XML
7 16 (26.23%) Servlets
7 16 (26.23%) WCF
8 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
8 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (21.31%) SOAP
9 12 (19.67%) jQuery
10 11 (18.03%) RESTful
11 7 (11.48%) Ajax
11 7 (11.48%) CSS3
11 7 (11.48%) Gherkin
11 7 (11.48%) HTML5
11 7 (11.48%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) NHS
2 7 (11.48%) W3C
3 3 (4.92%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) BBC
5 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (13.11%) Unix
4 7 (11.48%) Android
4 7 (11.48%) Apple iOS
4 7 (11.48%) Windows
5 2 (3.28%) CentOS
5 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) MVC
3 20 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (31.15%) Scrum
4 19 (31.15%) TDD
5 18 (29.51%) Configuration Management
6 15 (24.59%) DevOps
7 12 (19.67%) Open Source
8 11 (18.03%) OO
9 10 (16.39%) BDD
9 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
9 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
10 9 (14.75%) SOA
10 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.48%) OOP
12 6 (9.84%) Load Balancing
13 5 (8.20%) Analytics
13 5 (8.20%) JVM Tuning
13 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (6.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) Java
2 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
3 21 (34.43%) SQL
4 13 (21.31%) C#
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.56%) Perl
7 3 (4.92%) BeanShell
7 3 (4.92%) C++
7 3 (4.92%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) Go
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) Python
8 2 (3.28%) Scala
9 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Xen
2 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) KVM
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Cacti
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.64%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Google
2 12 (19.67%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.48%) Oracle
5 3 (4.92%) F5
5 3 (4.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) Dell
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