The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 91 90 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing HTTP 21 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.89% 1.18% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.39% 7.91% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 17
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.24% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £386 £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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
284 316 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.09% 14.89% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 166 180
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £368 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 40
Average hourly rate £13.25 £33.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.84% +153.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £16.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.31 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
HTTP
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 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
West Yorkshire -1 14 £320 +6.66% 18
South Yorkshire - 6 £310 - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 19 (61.29%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) XML
3 12 (38.71%) J2EE
4 11 (35.48%) REST
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
5 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (32.26%) JDBC
5 10 (32.26%) JSP
6 9 (29.03%) .NET
6 9 (29.03%) Oracle
6 9 (29.03%) Ajax
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) C#
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) Jetty
9 6 (19.35%) TDD
9 6 (19.35%) Ant
9 6 (19.35%) Servlets
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (16.13%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (16.13%) SOAP
10 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
10 5 (16.13%) Apache
10 5 (16.13%) Retail
10 5 (16.13%) MVC
11 4 (12.90%) VLE
11 4 (12.90%) Spring
11 4 (12.90%) Git (software)

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 6 (19.35%) Jetty
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (16.13%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) VLAN
2 2 (6.45%) SSH
2 2 (6.45%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (6.45%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.45%) PuTTY
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Ant
2 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.45%) JMeter
5 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) Hudson
6 1 (3.23%) JUnit
6 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) XML
2 12 (38.71%) J2EE
3 11 (35.48%) REST
4 10 (32.26%) JDBC
4 10 (32.26%) JSP
5 9 (29.03%) .NET
5 9 (29.03%) Ajax
6 7 (22.58%) HTML
6 7 (22.58%) jQuery
7 6 (19.35%) Servlets
8 5 (16.13%) SOAP
9 4 (12.90%) Spring
9 4 (12.90%) CSS
10 3 (9.68%) XSLT
10 3 (9.68%) Middleware
10 3 (9.68%) WCF
10 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
11 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.45%) WPF
11 2 (6.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) VLE
2 3 (9.68%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) TDD
2 5 (16.13%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.68%) UML
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) CMMI
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) MVVM
6 1 (3.23%) BDD
6 1 (3.23%) ATDD
6 1 (3.23%) User Stories
6 1 (3.23%) BPR
6 1 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) XQuery
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) C
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) XPath
7 2 (6.45%) XAML
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.45%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) Erlang
8 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Xen
1 2 (6.45%) qmail
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Hyperic
2 1 (3.23%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) Zend
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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