Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 55 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 -27 +17
Contract jobs citing HTTP 11 4 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.82% 0.72% 7.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 5.88% 42.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 61
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.30% +18.75% -33.33%
10th Percentile £331 £330 £220
90th Percentile £450 £533 £450
South Wales median daily rate £425 £480 £323
% change year-on-year -11.46% +48.84% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

HTTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 99 68 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.42% 12.30% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 53 130
Cardiff median daily rate £300 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.28% -19.38%
10th Percentile £140 £188 £211
90th Percentile £450 £506 £475
South Wales median daily rate £325 £393 £328
% change year-on-year -17.20% +19.85% -12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -37.50% +14.29%
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% +25.00%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Mac OS X
1 10 (90.91%) Configuration Management
1 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
2 9 (81.82%) Microservices
2 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
2 9 (81.82%) Go
3 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 7 (63.64%) Kafka
4 7 (63.64%) Spring Boot
4 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
5 4 (36.36%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 3 (27.27%) Neo4j
6 3 (27.27%) JAX-RS
6 3 (27.27%) Dropwizard
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (18.18%) Web Design
8 1 (9.09%) Web Development
8 1 (9.09%) WCF
8 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
8 1 (9.09%) CSS
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
2 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (27.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Kafka
1 7 (63.64%) Spring
1 7 (63.64%) Spring Boot
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) Dropwizard
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) JAX-RS
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) React
4 1 (9.09%) RxJS
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Mac OS X
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Configuration Management
2 9 (81.82%) Microservices
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Go
3 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland