The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 22 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 33 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.53% 2.43% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 17.50% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Median daily rate £210 £444 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.67% +14.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £350 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £403 £385
% change year-on-year +18.01% +4.54%  
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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 55 40 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 16.87% 13.89% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 17
Median daily rate £280 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.39 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -  
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 Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) MongoDB
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) DevOps
5 9 (56.25%) Microservices
5 9 (56.25%) Puppet
5 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
6 8 (50.00%) Apache
7 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
7 7 (43.75%) Kafka
8 6 (37.50%) JAX-RS
8 6 (37.50%) REST
8 6 (37.50%) Neo4j
8 6 (37.50%) Spring Boot
8 6 (37.50%) Dropwizard
8 6 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (37.50%) Scrum
8 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) Unix
8 6 (37.50%) HTML
8 6 (37.50%) Spring
8 6 (37.50%) JSON
8 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (37.50%) RESTful
9 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
9 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (31.25%) Git (software)

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 8 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Jetty
2 3 (18.75%) Mongrel
2 3 (18.75%) nginx
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
2 3 (18.75%) Google App Engine
2 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (6.25%) Route 53
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) DSL
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) FTP
4 3 (18.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) MongoDB
2 6 (37.50%) Neo4j
3 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Travis CI
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Junior DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
1 7 (43.75%) Kafka
2 6 (37.50%) Dropwizard
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) JAX-RS
2 6 (37.50%) JSON
2 6 (37.50%) REST
2 6 (37.50%) RESTful
2 6 (37.50%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) Spring Boot
3 5 (31.25%) iXBRL
4 4 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Servlets
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
6 1 (6.25%) Node.js
6 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
3 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) Microservices
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (31.25%) Web Design
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Open Source
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) Go
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) Xen
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (31.25%) Rundeck
2 5 (31.25%) Terraform
3 4 (25.00%) Marathon
3 4 (25.00%) Mesos
4 1 (6.25%) Fluentd
4 1 (6.25%) Grafana
4 1 (6.25%) Kibana
4 1 (6.25%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Splunk
2 3 (18.75%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle