The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 39 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 0.74% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 4.29% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £263 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.25% -18.42%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 58 70 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.53% 17.16% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 35
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £467 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.00% +143.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £42.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Cambridge

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) WPF

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Principal Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC Manager
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware