Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 60 58
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2 -10
Contract jobs citing HTTP 11 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.42% 0.77% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.22% 7.04% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 19
Lancashire median daily rate £535 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +51.72% -9.38%
10th Percentile £501 £525 £319
90th Percentile £638 £575 £488
North West median daily rate £535 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +25.15% +0.59% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 71 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.54% 10.94% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 43 79
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +25.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £219 £173 £168
90th Percentile £550 £600 £643
North West median daily rate £386 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -4.92% +8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 19
Lancashire median hourly rate £11.61 £16.00 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.44% -61.72% +97.96%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.00 £25.00 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -12.10%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Lancashire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Lancashire

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Lancashire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Blackpool +22 9 £535 -2.73%
Blackburn - 1 - -
HTTP
North West

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Python
1 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
1 9 (81.82%) Clustering
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
1 9 (81.82%) Load Balancing
1 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
1 9 (81.82%) nginx
1 9 (81.82%) Bash Shell
1 9 (81.82%) Confluence
1 9 (81.82%) Puppet
1 9 (81.82%) Static Code Analysis
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
1 9 (81.82%) Docker
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
1 9 (81.82%) Mentoring
1 9 (81.82%) Coaching
1 9 (81.82%) Microservices
1 9 (81.82%) SonarQube
1 9 (81.82%) Slack
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
5 4 (36.36%) Xen
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) Terraform

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (81.82%) Confluence
1 9 (81.82%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Slack
2 3 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
1 9 (81.82%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (18.18%) WCF
1 2 (18.18%) WinForms
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Coaching
1 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
1 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
1 9 (81.82%) Load Balancing
1 9 (81.82%) Mentoring
1 9 (81.82%) Microservices
1 9 (81.82%) Static Code Analysis
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (18.18%) Kanban
6 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) SFIA
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Bash Shell
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Docker
2 4 (36.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) Ansible
3 3 (27.27%) Terraform
4 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
4 2 (18.18%) Rancher