The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 26 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 64 68
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.72% 0.36% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.11% 2.19% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Median daily rate £325 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £353 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £363 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +19.55% +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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 146 137 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.42% 16.31% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 104 55
Median daily rate £370 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.00% -55.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £37.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) RESTful
2 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
3 6 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) Electronics
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (25.00%) Spring

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) Protractor
3 1 (8.33%) XMLUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) UI Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (58.33%) RESTful
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) Angular 2
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (25.00%) React
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (16.67%) Information Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) IBM