Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 57 51
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 -10
Contract jobs citing HTTP 9 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.99% 1.20% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.06% 8.43% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 17
Lancashire median daily rate £535 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +20.48% +3.75%
10th Percentile £475 £475 £319
90th Percentile £638 £525 £474
North West median daily rate £500 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.82% - -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £33.64
% change year-on-year -21.82% +63.50% -

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 64 83 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 14.16% 14.26% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 54 75
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £507 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.09% +46.81% -1.43%
10th Percentile £196 £216 £168
90th Percentile £588 £646 £663
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 15
Lancashire median hourly rate £10.75 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.00% -37.50% +300.00%
10th Percentile £9.97 £10.75 £15.05
90th Percentile £43.00 £57.50 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.77
% change year-on-year -1.45% -2.93% -6.47%

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 February 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 +10 7 £535 +7.00%
Blackburn - 1 - -
HTTP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Docker
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) SonarQube
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Confluence
2 5 (55.56%) nginx
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) Static Code Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Coaching
2 5 (55.56%) Microservices
2 5 (55.56%) Slack
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) Terraform
4 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation

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 5 (55.56%) Confluence
1 5 (55.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Slack
2 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Dropwizard
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) WinForms
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Coaching
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
1 5 (55.56%) Microservices
1 5 (55.56%) Static Code Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Groovy
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 3 (33.33%) Terraform
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef