The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 30 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.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 61 60
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.36% 2.47% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 12.20% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 13
Median daily rate £275 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +9.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £44.38 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.53% -6.57%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 74 205 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 13.50% 20.24% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 136 73
Median daily rate £338 £414 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.47% +6.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +49.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £15.47 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £35.00 £37.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Cheshire

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Cheshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +9 1 £275 -33.13% 5
HTTP
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Jython
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
3 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
3 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (16.67%) Couchbase
3 1 (16.67%) Gradle
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Swagger
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (16.67%) JSON

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Couchbase
1 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Testing Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Swagger
2 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
2 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) API Testing
1 1 (16.67%) ATDD
1 1 (16.67%) BDD
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Jython
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Market rate
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