Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 21 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 West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 81 78
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.06% 0.11% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 0.74% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Gloucestershire median daily rate £406 - £400
10th Percentile £384 - £367
90th Percentile £433 - £420
South West median daily rate £425 £378 £418
% change year-on-year +12.58% -9.58% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 91 136 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.73% 14.81% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 94 91
Gloucestershire median daily rate £305 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £126 £122 £165
90th Percentile £439 £434 £475
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -41.52% +85.87%
10th Percentile £19.90 £11.18 £14.66
90th Percentile £36.38 £43.75 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Gloucestershire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Gloucestershire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cheltenham +14 5 £388 - 1
Cirencester - 1 - -
HTTP
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) JDBC
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) webMethods
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) webMethods Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) JDBC
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) BDD
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Groovy
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) webMethods
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) HP