The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 79 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 14 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.84% 1.11% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.57% 7.20% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 17
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £397 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 236 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.06% 15.34% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 133 138
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £363 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 19
Average hourly rate £18.75 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
HTTP
Yorkshire

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
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 25 July 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 -5 6 £315 +5.00% 13
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
HTTP
Yorkshire

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (68.42%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) J2EE
3 10 (52.63%) JDBC
3 10 (52.63%) JSP
4 9 (47.37%) XML
4 9 (47.37%) REST
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) Ant
6 6 (31.58%) Servlets
6 6 (31.58%) Ajax
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (26.32%) Retail
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (26.32%) Jetty
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) XQuery
8 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
8 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) VLE
9 3 (15.79%) Zend
9 3 (15.79%) UNIX
9 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 3 (15.79%) PHP
10 2 (10.53%) Service Management
10 2 (10.53%) MVC
10 2 (10.53%) JMeter
10 2 (10.53%) Finance

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (31.58%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (26.32%) Jetty
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) SSH
1 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Ant
2 2 (10.53%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) J2EE
2 10 (52.63%) JDBC
2 10 (52.63%) JSP
3 9 (47.37%) XML
3 9 (47.37%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) Ajax
4 6 (31.58%) Servlets
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 2 (10.53%) Spring
8 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
8 1 (5.26%) WCF
8 1 (5.26%) XSD
8 1 (5.26%) XSL
8 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (5.26%) .NET
8 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) VLE
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) CMMI
4 1 (5.26%) BPR
4 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
4 1 (5.26%) ATDD
4 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) XQuery
3 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) VB6
6 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (5.26%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Zend
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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