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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 49 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 13 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.80% 0.18% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.66% 2.13% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
HTTP
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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
83 47 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.48% 8.50% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 28
Average daily rate £325 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £15.00 £47.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +7 10 £325 -18.75% 1
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (59.52%) Jenkins
2 24 (57.14%) REST
2 24 (57.14%) JSON
3 21 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 19 (45.24%) HTML5
4 19 (45.24%) HTML
5 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 18 (42.86%) CSS
5 18 (42.86%) CSS3
5 18 (42.86%) Scala
6 17 (40.48%) Git (software)
6 17 (40.48%) jQuery
6 17 (40.48%) JUnit
7 16 (38.10%) Ajax
8 15 (35.71%) Subversion
9 14 (33.33%) Jasmine
10 13 (30.95%) Play Framework
11 12 (28.57%) Open Source
12 11 (26.19%) Java
13 10 (23.81%) SOAP
13 10 (23.81%) XML
13 10 (23.81%) IBM
13 10 (23.81%) IBM HTTP Server
13 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
14 9 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
14 9 (21.43%) MVC
14 9 (21.43%) Scrum
14 9 (21.43%) Spring

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (23.81%) IBM HTTP Server
1 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) Mule
2 2 (4.76%) JBoss
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) AMQP
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) DVB
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.76%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (4.76%) MySQL
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Jenkins
2 17 (40.48%) JUnit
2 17 (40.48%) Git (software)
3 15 (35.71%) Subversion
4 14 (33.33%) Jasmine
5 6 (14.29%) GitLab
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Legal
1 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Administrator
2 10 (23.81%) WebSphere Administrator
2 10 (23.81%) Scala Developer
3 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.38%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) JSON
1 24 (57.14%) REST
2 19 (45.24%) HTML5
2 19 (45.24%) HTML
3 18 (42.86%) CSS
3 18 (42.86%) CSS3
4 17 (40.48%) jQuery
5 16 (38.10%) Ajax
6 13 (30.95%) Play Framework
7 10 (23.81%) SOAP
7 10 (23.81%) XML
8 9 (21.43%) Spring
8 9 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (16.67%) Spring MVC
10 7 (16.67%) XHTML
11 6 (14.29%) Web Services
12 3 (7.14%) RESTful
13 2 (4.76%) JAX-RS
13 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) AS400
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) OS/400
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) MVC
2 9 (21.43%) Scrum
3 8 (19.05%) TDD
3 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (16.67%) DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Kanban
7 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.38%) Android Development
7 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 18 (42.86%) Scala
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) C
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) IBM
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.76%) VMware