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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 42 67 46
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Contract jobs citing HTTP 40 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.75% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.82% 5.81% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£250 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.09%
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
98 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.64% 10.89% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 49 41
Average daily rate £350 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +25 31 £250 -37.50% 1
West Wales - 2 £438 -
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 31 (68.89%) Oracle
2 24 (53.33%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) Linux
3 20 (44.44%) Web Services
3 20 (44.44%) SOAP
3 20 (44.44%) HTML
4 19 (42.22%) MySQL
4 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 19 (42.22%) XML
4 19 (42.22%) Tomcat
4 19 (42.22%) TCP/IP
5 18 (40.00%) JSP
5 18 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 18 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 17 (37.78%) AngularJS
6 17 (37.78%) OO
6 17 (37.78%) Spring
6 17 (37.78%) Web Development
7 16 (35.56%) JPA
7 16 (35.56%) Struts
7 16 (35.56%) JDBC
8 15 (33.33%) J2EE
8 15 (33.33%) DNS
9 14 (31.11%) JBoss
10 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
10 13 (28.89%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (26.67%) WebSphere
12 11 (24.44%) Maven
12 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database 11g

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (42.22%) Tomcat
2 14 (31.11%) JBoss
3 12 (26.67%) WebSphere
4 7 (15.56%) nginx
4 7 (15.56%) Apache
5 5 (11.11%) Jetty
5 5 (11.11%) IIS
6 4 (8.89%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (4.44%) ArcSDE
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (4.44%) ArcGIS
7 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.44%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.67%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) TCP/IP
2 15 (33.33%) DNS
3 8 (17.78%) SSL
4 3 (6.67%) IPsec
4 3 (6.67%) DHCP
4 3 (6.67%) FTP
5 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) MySQL
2 18 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database
3 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (24.44%) Maven
3 4 (8.89%) Hudson
3 4 (8.89%) MSBuild
3 4 (8.89%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.44%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.22%) JUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Middleware Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) GIS Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) EAI Architect
8 1 (2.22%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) HTML
1 20 (44.44%) SOAP
1 20 (44.44%) Web Services
2 19 (42.22%) XML
3 18 (40.00%) JSP
4 17 (37.78%) Spring
4 17 (37.78%) AngularJS
5 16 (35.56%) Struts
5 16 (35.56%) JPA
5 16 (35.56%) JDBC
6 15 (33.33%) J2EE
7 11 (24.44%) Middleware
8 7 (15.56%) .NET
9 4 (8.89%) Servlets
10 3 (6.67%) CSS
10 3 (6.67%) HTML5
10 3 (6.67%) REST
10 3 (6.67%) CSS3
11 2 (4.44%) PostGIS
11 2 (4.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) GIS
1 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) W3C
2 1 (2.22%) AS400
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) OS/400
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) OO
1 17 (37.78%) Web Development
2 13 (28.89%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (24.44%) JVM Tuning
3 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
4 9 (20.00%) DevOps
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 8 (17.78%) Open Source
6 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.89%) TDD
8 3 (6.67%) Line Management
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Software Delivery
9 2 (4.44%) Data Management
9 2 (4.44%) BDD
9 2 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.44%) Web Design
9 2 (4.44%) RUP
9 2 (4.44%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.67%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.44%) Scala
5 2 (4.44%) Jython
5 2 (4.44%) Ruby
5 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Xen
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) SELinux
4 1 (2.22%) Salt
4 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Oracle
2 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) VMware
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) Google
7 2 (4.44%) Mapinfo
7 2 (4.44%) ESRI