Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 49 45
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +17
Contract jobs citing HTTP 13 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.07% 1.04% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.94% 3.57% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 5
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £535 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +44.59% +23.33%
10th Percentile £424 £528 £326
90th Percentile £513 £638 £540
North West median daily rate £450 £535 £425
% change year-on-year -15.89% +25.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £37.88
North West median hourly rate £20.50 - £37.88

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 87 168 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 13.88% 29.07% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 95 45
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £448 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +22.60% -2.67%
10th Percentile £261 £312 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Lancashire median hourly rate £13.69 £11.36 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.47% -54.56% +47.06%
10th Percentile £10.09 £10.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £89.88 £13.97 £40.90
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.15 £16.00
% change year-on-year +15.51% -5.31% -4.99%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -16 9 £450 -15.89%
Chorley - 2 £443 -
HTTP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
1 11 (84.62%) Terraform
2 10 (76.92%) Black Duck
2 10 (76.92%) Grafana
2 10 (76.92%) SonarQube
2 10 (76.92%) GitLab
2 10 (76.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon ELB
2 10 (76.92%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 10 (76.92%) Packer
2 10 (76.92%) Prometheus
2 10 (76.92%) MySQL
2 10 (76.92%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) CentOS
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (76.92%) Puppet
2 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
2 10 (76.92%) Route 53
3 9 (69.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (69.23%) Microservices
3 9 (69.23%) Docker
3 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
4 8 (61.54%) Rancher
5 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
6 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (38.46%) Ansible

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 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon ELB
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
1 10 (76.92%) Route 53
1 10 (76.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
1 10 (76.92%) MySQL
2 9 (69.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) GitLab
1 10 (76.92%) SonarQube
2 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) CentOS
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 9 (69.23%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) Terraform
2 10 (76.92%) Grafana
2 10 (76.92%) Packer
2 10 (76.92%) Prometheus
2 10 (76.92%) Puppet
3 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
4 8 (61.54%) Rancher
5 5 (38.46%) Ansible
6 2 (15.38%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Black Duck
2 2 (15.38%) CA
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle