The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 89 104 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Contract jobs citing HTTP 61 17 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.94% 0.72% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.58% 6.34% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 8 36
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£430 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £386 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £65.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-48.24% +188.88%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
485 268 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.39% 11.31% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 149 168
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.94 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% -52.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £25.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
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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
West Yorkshire +8 48 £430 +65.38% 41
South Yorkshire -9 10 £390 +25.80% 5
North Yorkshire - 3 £380 - 8
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 74 (78.72%) Java
2 73 (77.66%) Linux
3 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (57.45%) HTML
5 49 (52.13%) Configuration Management
6 43 (45.74%) UNIX
7 40 (42.55%) Web Design
7 40 (42.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 39 (41.49%) Relational Database
9 37 (39.36%) Subversion
9 37 (39.36%) Mac OS X
10 36 (38.30%) Tomcat
10 36 (38.30%) J2EE
10 36 (38.30%) WebSphere
10 36 (38.30%) Git (software)
11 35 (37.23%) TCP/IP
12 33 (35.11%) .NET
13 31 (32.98%) Apache
13 31 (32.98%) SSL
14 30 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (30.85%) VMware
15 29 (30.85%) DNS
15 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
16 28 (29.79%) IIS
16 28 (29.79%) Cloud Computing
16 28 (29.79%) nginx
16 28 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
16 28 (29.79%) Jenkins
17 27 (28.72%) Google Cloud Platform

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 36 (38.30%) Tomcat
1 36 (38.30%) WebSphere
2 31 (32.98%) Apache
3 28 (29.79%) IIS
3 28 (29.79%) nginx
4 27 (28.72%) Jetty
5 11 (11.70%) Node.js
6 9 (9.57%) WebLogic
7 7 (7.45%) JBoss
8 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.13%) WordPress
10 1 (1.06%) SAS
10 1 (1.06%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (29.79%) Cloud Computing
1 28 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (28.72%) Amazon EC2
2 27 (28.72%) Google App Engine
2 27 (28.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (37.23%) TCP/IP
2 31 (32.98%) SSL
3 29 (30.85%) DNS
4 26 (27.66%) DHCP
4 26 (27.66%) FTP
4 26 (27.66%) IPsec
5 5 (5.32%) Internet
6 3 (3.19%) Extranet
6 3 (3.19%) Firewall
6 3 (3.19%) Intranet
6 3 (3.19%) BIG-IP
6 3 (3.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (3.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (41.49%) Relational Database
2 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
3 15 (15.96%) Neo4j
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.26%) MySQL
6 2 (2.13%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.13%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (39.36%) Subversion
2 36 (38.30%) Git (software)
3 28 (29.79%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.57%) Selenium
4 9 (9.57%) JUnit
4 9 (9.57%) JMeter
5 7 (7.45%) Maven
5 7 (7.45%) Mockito
5 7 (7.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (60.64%) Developer
2 32 (34.04%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.89%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) DevOps Consultant
5 6 (6.38%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (3.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.13%) Administrator
7 2 (2.13%) Web Engineer
8 1 (1.06%) Senior Web Engineer
8 1 (1.06%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (1.06%) Release Engineer
8 1 (1.06%) Python Developer
8 1 (1.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.06%) GUI Developer
8 1 (1.06%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.06%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.06%) Programmer
8 1 (1.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (57.45%) HTML
2 36 (38.30%) J2EE
3 33 (35.11%) .NET
4 27 (28.72%) Servlets
5 25 (26.60%) REST
6 22 (23.40%) CSS
7 15 (15.96%) JAX-RS
8 10 (10.64%) Mustache
9 9 (9.57%) Hibernate
9 9 (9.57%) XML
10 8 (8.51%) Sass
11 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.32%) jQuery
12 5 (5.32%) HTML5
13 4 (4.26%) CAML
13 4 (4.26%) XHTML
14 3 (3.19%) Web Services
15 2 (2.13%) Spring MVC
15 2 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
15 2 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.13%) Social Media
3 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (77.66%) Linux
2 43 (45.74%) UNIX
3 37 (39.36%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (52.13%) Configuration Management
3 40 (42.55%) Web Design
3 40 (42.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 30 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (26.60%) TDD
6 23 (24.47%) BDD
7 20 (21.28%) Open Source
8 19 (20.21%) Unit Testing
8 19 (20.21%) DevOps
9 17 (18.09%) Automated Testing
9 17 (18.09%) Web Development
10 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.26%) Change Control
12 3 (3.19%) MVC
12 3 (3.19%) CRM
13 2 (2.13%) ATDD
13 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
14 1 (1.06%) Coaching
14 1 (1.06%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (78.72%) Java
2 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.83%) SQL
4 8 (8.51%) Python
5 6 (6.38%) C#
6 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.26%) FQL
7 4 (4.26%) C++
7 4 (4.26%) Ruby
7 4 (4.26%) VB
8 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (28.72%) Xen
3 2 (2.13%) KVM
4 1 (1.06%) Varnish
4 1 (1.06%) QEMU
4 1 (1.06%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 22 (23.40%) Puppet
1 22 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (30.85%) VMware
2 27 (28.72%) Google
2 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.45%) BEA
3 7 (7.45%) IBM
3 7 (7.45%) hybris
3 7 (7.45%) ATG
4 3 (3.19%) F5
5 1 (1.06%) Percona
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
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