Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 83 85
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 20 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.51% 1.09% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.70% 6.75% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 19
Cheshire median daily rate £535 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +23.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £400 £450 £355
90th Percentile £575 £575 £483
North West median daily rate £535 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +25.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 - £33.64

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 187 237 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.11% 16.19% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 151 200
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +15.65%
10th Percentile £228 £215 £231
90th Percentile £525 £675 £553
North West median daily rate £390 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 36
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%
10th Percentile £12.11 £11.25 £12.43
90th Percentile £20.93 £52.75 £21.63
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88% -10.53%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +22 10 £535 +1.90%
Knutsford - 7 £388 -
Crewe - 1 £425 -
HTTP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 15 (75.00%) Linux
1 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (70.00%) JIRA
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) DevOps
2 14 (70.00%) SonarQube
3 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (60.00%) Docker
5 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 10 (50.00%) Python
5 10 (50.00%) Java
6 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (45.00%) Clustering
6 9 (45.00%) Puppet
6 9 (45.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (45.00%) nginx
6 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (45.00%) Confluence
6 9 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (45.00%) QA
6 9 (45.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (45.00%) Microservices
6 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (45.00%) Coaching
6 9 (45.00%) Slack
7 8 (40.00%) Rancher
7 8 (40.00%) LEMP Stack

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 9 (45.00%) Confluence
1 9 (45.00%) nginx
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Slack
2 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (10.00%) GitHub
4 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) FTP
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (70.00%) JIRA
2 14 (70.00%) SonarQube
3 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (35.00%) Gradle
5 4 (20.00%) Ant
5 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (20.00%) Maven
6 3 (15.00%) JUnit
6 3 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (10.00%) Subversion
8 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior DevOps
2 9 (45.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Android Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java GUI Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) Middleware
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) J2SE
5 2 (10.00%) Java ME
5 2 (10.00%) JMS
5 2 (10.00%) RAML
5 2 (10.00%) Spring Batch
5 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Spring Security
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) STB
4 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (70.00%) DevOps
2 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 9 (45.00%) Coaching
4 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (45.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (45.00%) Microservices
4 9 (45.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (40.00%) Kanban
5 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) API Development
8 2 (10.00%) Android Development
8 2 (10.00%) AOP
8 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 2 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
1 10 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (15.00%) Jython
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Docker
2 8 (40.00%) Xen
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 8 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (40.00%) Rancher
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) VMware