The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 73 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing HTTP 20 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.22% 1.45% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 12.88% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 10
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£288 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
HTTP
Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
191 163 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.64% 11.26% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 92 106
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.30 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £123.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the West Yorkshire region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the West Yorkshire region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
Leeds -9 9 £400 +33.33% 7
HTTP
Yorkshire

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (69.44%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) J2EE
3 16 (44.44%) Oracle
4 13 (36.11%) Ajax
5 12 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (27.78%) JDBC
6 10 (27.78%) JSP
6 10 (27.78%) .NET
6 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
7 9 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 9 (25.00%) Servlets
7 9 (25.00%) REST
8 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 8 (22.22%) SQL
8 8 (22.22%) Jetty
9 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
9 7 (19.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (19.44%) Statistical Analysis
9 7 (19.44%) SOAP
9 7 (19.44%) ODBC
9 7 (19.44%) Apache
9 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
9 7 (19.44%) User Experience
9 7 (19.44%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.67%) HTML
10 6 (16.67%) VB.NET

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (22.22%) Jetty
3 7 (19.44%) Apache
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
6 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
7 3 (8.33%) nginx
8 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
8 2 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (2.78%) ATG Dynamo
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
3 3 (8.33%) IPsec
3 3 (8.33%) FTP
3 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 3 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) SSH
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Ant
2 5 (13.89%) JMeter
3 4 (11.11%) JUnit
3 4 (11.11%) Selenium
4 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (13.89%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Tester
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) J2EE
2 13 (36.11%) Ajax
3 12 (33.33%) XML
4 10 (27.78%) JDBC
4 10 (27.78%) JSP
4 10 (27.78%) .NET
5 9 (25.00%) Servlets
5 9 (25.00%) REST
6 7 (19.44%) SOAP
6 7 (19.44%) ODBC
7 6 (16.67%) HTML
8 4 (11.11%) jQuery
9 3 (8.33%) Web Services
10 2 (5.56%) Spring
11 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
11 1 (2.78%) WCF
11 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
11 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) VLE
3 3 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
2 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
2 7 (19.44%) Statistical Analysis
2 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 6 (16.67%) Test Management
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) TDD
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) ETL
7 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.11%) XQuery
4 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) VB6
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Xen
3 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.56%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (2.78%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Google
3 3 (8.33%) Zend
3 3 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Actimize
5 1 (2.78%) ATG
5 1 (2.78%) BEA
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
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