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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 29 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 60 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.46% 1.13% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.38% 11.43% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 6 1
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£300 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +90.47%
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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
145 70 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.61% 9.93% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 43 52
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.18 £19.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.65% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £19.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +30 58 £300 -7.69% 8
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 47 (62.67%) Oracle
2 45 (60.00%) HTML
2 45 (60.00%) Web Services
3 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
4 39 (52.00%) XML
4 39 (52.00%) SOAP
4 39 (52.00%) Linux
5 38 (50.67%) Java
6 27 (36.00%) TCP/IP
7 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (33.33%) MySQL
9 24 (32.00%) JSP
10 23 (30.67%) OO
10 23 (30.67%) Tomcat
10 23 (30.67%) Spring
10 23 (30.67%) Web Development
10 23 (30.67%) AngularJS
10 23 (30.67%) Relational Database
11 22 (29.33%) Jenkins
11 22 (29.33%) JPA
11 22 (29.33%) Struts
11 22 (29.33%) JDBC
12 21 (28.00%) Red Hat
12 21 (28.00%) Scrum
13 20 (26.67%) .NET
13 20 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (25.33%) J2EE
14 19 (25.33%) JBoss
14 19 (25.33%) DNS
15 18 (24.00%) Microsoft

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (30.67%) Tomcat
2 19 (25.33%) JBoss
3 8 (10.67%) Apache
3 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
4 7 (9.33%) nginx
5 5 (6.67%) Jetty
5 5 (6.67%) IIS
6 2 (2.67%) Node.js
6 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.67%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.67%) ArcSDE
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.00%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (25.33%) DNS
3 12 (16.00%) SSL
4 5 (6.67%) LAN
4 5 (6.67%) VLAN
4 5 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (4.00%) IPsec
5 3 (4.00%) Network Security
5 3 (4.00%) DHCP
5 3 (4.00%) FTP
6 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.33%) MySQL
2 23 (30.67%) Relational Database
3 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (21.33%) Maven
3 7 (9.33%) SoapUI
4 6 (8.00%) JMeter
5 4 (5.33%) MSBuild
5 4 (5.33%) Artifactory
5 4 (5.33%) Hudson
6 3 (4.00%) Subversion
7 1 (1.33%) JUnit
7 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Developer
2 23 (30.67%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.67%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.67%) SQL Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Middleware Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Tester
6 4 (5.33%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Performance Tester
6 4 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.67%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Middleware Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.00%) HTML
1 45 (60.00%) Web Services
2 39 (52.00%) XML
2 39 (52.00%) SOAP
3 24 (32.00%) JSP
4 23 (30.67%) Spring
4 23 (30.67%) AngularJS
5 22 (29.33%) JPA
5 22 (29.33%) JDBC
5 22 (29.33%) Struts
6 20 (26.67%) .NET
7 19 (25.33%) J2EE
8 16 (21.33%) CSS
9 15 (20.00%) Middleware
10 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
10 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (17.33%) WCF
10 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (5.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) NHS
2 5 (6.67%) PKI
3 2 (2.67%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) GIS
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.00%) Linux
2 20 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (17.33%) UNIX
4 9 (12.00%) Windows
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) OO
2 23 (30.67%) Web Development
3 21 (28.00%) Scrum
4 16 (21.33%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
6 14 (18.67%) MVC
6 14 (18.67%) TDD
7 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
7 11 (14.67%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.00%) DevOps
9 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.33%) Open Source
10 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
11 4 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (4.00%) Software Delivery
12 3 (4.00%) Line Management
13 2 (2.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
2 38 (50.67%) Java
3 17 (22.67%) SQL
4 15 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (13.33%) C#
6 6 (8.00%) BeanShell
7 4 (5.33%) Python
8 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.67%) Perl
9 2 (2.67%) PHP
9 2 (2.67%) Jython
9 2 (2.67%) Ruby
9 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.33%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Xen
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Puppet
2 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.33%) Salt
4 1 (1.33%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 47 (62.67%) Oracle
2 21 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.67%) F5
5 4 (5.33%) VMware
6 3 (4.00%) Google
7 2 (2.67%) Mapinfo
7 2 (2.67%) ESRI
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