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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 36 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.30% 2.90% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 27.08% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 24
Lancashire median daily rate £535 £358 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.65% +19.16%  
10th Percentile £528 £325 £236
90th Percentile £543 £455 £350
North West median daily rate £535 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +18.88% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £37.88 -
North West median hourly rate - £37.88 -

HTTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 121 48 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 35.80% 10.69% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 52 204
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £368 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.64% +22.50%  
10th Percentile £170 £263 £225
90th Percentile £543 £425 £438
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £310
% change year-on-year -3.22% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 9
Lancashire median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -31.70%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £13.33 £39.33 £31.30
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +185.71% -20.00%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +26 1 £535 +12.63%
HTTP
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) CouchDB
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Riak
3 3 (50.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Servlets
3 3 (50.00%) DOM
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) TDD

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 3 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Riak
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Firebird
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) DOM
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SAX
2 3 (50.00%) Servlets
2 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Wiki
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Groovy
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Perforce