The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 15 22
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast - 2.38% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.67% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +18.30% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -53.71%  

HTTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 37 30 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 11.38% 35.71% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 10
Median daily rate £350 £388 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +93.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing HTTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Belfast

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Belfast