Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 40 57
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 23 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.28% 2.59% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.87% 12.63% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 1
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £535 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% -2.73% +46.67%
10th Percentile £425 £522 £525
90th Percentile £541 £638 £575
North West median daily rate £475 £535 £425
% change year-on-year -11.21% +25.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £43.00 -
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year -52.33% - -

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 77 95 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.97% 20.47% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 64 43
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +23.51%
10th Percentile £258 £209 £173
90th Percentile £675 £552 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -54.00% -40.19%
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £18.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +3.57% +2.94%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Lancashire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 December 2018. 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 -4 16 £450 -15.89%
Chorley - 2 £443 -
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
HTTP
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) DevOps
2 18 (78.26%) Terraform
3 17 (73.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (69.57%) Python
4 16 (69.57%) MySQL
4 16 (69.57%) Black Duck
4 16 (69.57%) Grafana
4 16 (69.57%) SonarQube
4 16 (69.57%) Prometheus
4 16 (69.57%) GitLab
4 16 (69.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 16 (69.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 16 (69.57%) Packer
4 16 (69.57%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (69.57%) Amazon S3
4 16 (69.57%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (69.57%) Puppet
4 16 (69.57%) MongoDB
4 16 (69.57%) CentOS
4 16 (69.57%) Route 53
4 16 (69.57%) Amazon ELB
5 14 (60.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (60.87%) Microservices
5 14 (60.87%) Kubernetes
5 14 (60.87%) Docker
6 13 (56.52%) Rancher
7 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
8 11 (47.83%) Ansible
9 7 (30.43%) Elastic Stack

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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (69.57%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (69.57%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (69.57%) Amazon ELB
1 16 (69.57%) Amazon S3
1 16 (69.57%) Route 53
1 16 (69.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) FTP
2 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) MongoDB
1 16 (69.57%) MySQL
2 14 (60.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) GitLab
1 16 (69.57%) SonarQube
2 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Server Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Blog
2 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (69.57%) CentOS
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) DevOps
2 16 (69.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 14 (60.87%) Microservices
4 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Statistics
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (78.26%) Terraform
2 16 (69.57%) Grafana
2 16 (69.57%) Packer
2 16 (69.57%) Prometheus
2 16 (69.57%) Puppet
3 14 (60.87%) Kubernetes
4 13 (56.52%) Rancher
5 11 (47.83%) Ansible
6 2 (8.70%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (4.35%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Black Duck
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) CA
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) VMware