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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 60 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 18 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.33% 0.35% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.95% 3.33% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
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£325 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £389 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
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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
95 60 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.27% 10.43% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 35 32
Average daily rate £325 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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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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
West Wales - 10 £428 -
South Wales -5 8 £313 - 4
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 11 (52.38%) SOA
3 11 (52.38%) TDD
3 11 (52.38%) JSON
4 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 10 (47.62%) MVC
4 10 (47.62%) Java
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (47.62%) Open Source
5 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 9 (42.86%) SOAP
6 8 (38.10%) UNIX
6 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (38.10%) REST
6 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
7 7 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (33.33%) AMQP
7 7 (33.33%) Spring
7 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) HTML
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
8 6 (28.57%) RESTful
8 6 (28.57%) GitHub
8 6 (28.57%) DevOps
9 5 (23.81%) Git (software)

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) AMQP
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) IPv4
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
2 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
2 5 (23.81%) Hudson
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) JUnit
4 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
5 2 (9.52%) Trac
5 2 (9.52%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (9.52%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
5 2 (9.52%) JBehave
5 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.52%) Selenium
5 2 (9.52%) Ant
5 2 (9.52%) QUnit
5 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.76%) CMake
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Automated Test Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Scala Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 11 (52.38%) JSON
3 9 (42.86%) SOAP
4 8 (38.10%) REST
5 7 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (33.33%) Spring
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
6 6 (28.57%) RESTful
7 4 (19.05%) HTML5
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) Ajax
8 3 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) CSS3
9 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
9 2 (9.52%) Sass
9 2 (9.52%) J2EE
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) UNIX
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
2 11 (52.38%) SOA
3 10 (47.62%) MVC
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (9.52%) OOP
8 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Test Management
8 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) Coaching
9 1 (4.76%) Android Development
9 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (9.52%) XPath
4 2 (9.52%) Groovy
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) XQuery
5 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) HP
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