Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 24 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 37 37
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.34% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.53% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Chester median daily rate - £525 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.31% +10.94%
Cheshire median daily rate £535 £525 £425
% change year-on-year +1.90% +23.53% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Chester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 37 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.79% 12.75% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 37
Chester median daily rate £325 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £229 £333 £331
90th Percentile £498 £530 £530
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £16.33 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.37% -3.06% -38.76%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Chester

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Chester