The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 68 86
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 17 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.52% 2.49% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.89% 17.13% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 30
Leeds median daily rate £478 £428 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.69% +42.50%  
10th Percentile £410 £369 £263
90th Percentile £543 £564 £415
West Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £430 £300
% change year-on-year +0.29% +43.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 143 216 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.81% 14.52% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 327 484
Leeds median daily rate £388 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +28.00%  
10th Percentile £269 £313 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £420
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £310
% change year-on-year -11.76% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 17
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £10.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.09% -54.66%  
10th Percentile £12.87 £10.20 £12.47
90th Percentile £29.13 £13.39 £121.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +19.14% -66.42%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Leeds

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Leeds

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (74.14%) Test Automation
3 42 (72.41%) Python
4 39 (67.24%) Linux
5 38 (65.52%) Configuration Management
6 33 (56.90%) HTML
7 32 (55.17%) Ruby
7 32 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (53.45%) Git (software)
9 28 (48.28%) CSS
9 28 (48.28%) Relational Database
10 26 (44.83%) Java
11 25 (43.10%) Subversion
11 25 (43.10%) Web Design
11 25 (43.10%) Scala
11 25 (43.10%) Responsive Web Design
12 23 (39.66%) Open Source
13 22 (37.93%) RESTful
13 22 (37.93%) MVC
13 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
14 21 (36.21%) Scrum
14 21 (36.21%) Django
15 20 (34.48%) HTML5
16 19 (32.76%) REST
17 18 (31.03%) CSS3
17 18 (31.03%) MongoDB
17 18 (31.03%) Jenkins
18 17 (29.31%) DevOps
18 17 (29.31%) Confluence
18 17 (29.31%) JIRA

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 17 (29.31%) Confluence
2 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) nginx
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Slack
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Loggly
2 1 (1.72%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.34%) LDAP
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) Internet
4 3 (5.17%) Firewall
4 3 (5.17%) SMTP
4 3 (5.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (48.28%) Relational Database
2 18 (31.03%) MongoDB
3 12 (20.69%) MySQL
4 8 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (12.07%) Redis
6 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (5.17%) DB2
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.72%) HBase
9 1 (1.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (53.45%) Git (software)
2 25 (43.10%) Subversion
3 18 (31.03%) Jenkins
4 17 (29.31%) JIRA
4 17 (29.31%) JUnit
5 6 (10.34%) PHPUnit
6 3 (5.17%) JMeter
6 3 (5.17%) Selenium
6 3 (5.17%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.72%) Grunt
7 1 (1.72%) Maven
7 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Developer
2 20 (34.48%) Scala Developer
3 11 (18.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Java Scala Developer
5 7 (12.07%) WebOps Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (10.34%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (5.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Server Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (56.90%) HTML
2 28 (48.28%) CSS
3 22 (37.93%) RESTful
4 21 (36.21%) Django
5 20 (34.48%) HTML5
6 19 (32.76%) REST
7 18 (31.03%) CSS3
8 16 (27.59%) Ajax
8 16 (27.59%) JSON
9 14 (24.14%) Guice
9 14 (24.14%) Play Framework
9 14 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (24.14%) Spring
9 14 (24.14%) Spring MVC
10 7 (12.07%) Flask
11 6 (10.34%) EclipseLink
11 6 (10.34%) JPA
11 6 (10.34%) Laravel
11 6 (10.34%) Symfony
12 5 (8.62%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Replication
3 3 (5.17%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) Mac OS X
2 11 (18.97%) Unix
3 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.17%) VMS
4 1 (1.72%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (74.14%) Test Automation
3 38 (65.52%) Configuration Management
4 32 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (43.10%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (43.10%) Web Design
6 23 (39.66%) Open Source
7 22 (37.93%) MVC
8 21 (36.21%) Scrum
9 17 (29.31%) DevOps
10 15 (25.86%) Web Development
11 14 (24.14%) OWASP
12 11 (18.97%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (18.97%) Data Visualisation
12 11 (18.97%) Visualisation
13 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
14 7 (12.07%) High Availability
14 7 (12.07%) Web Operations
15 6 (10.34%) Front End Development
15 6 (10.34%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) Python
2 32 (55.17%) Ruby
3 26 (44.83%) Java
4 25 (43.10%) Scala
5 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
6 16 (27.59%) C#
7 12 (20.69%) SQL
8 7 (12.07%) Go
8 7 (12.07%) PHP
9 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) vCloud
2 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) HDFS
3 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Puppet
2 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (13.79%) Ansible
3 8 (13.79%) Salt
4 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
5 3 (5.17%) Rancher
5 3 (5.17%) vRealize
6 1 (1.72%) Nagios
6 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Google
2 6 (10.34%) Zend
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
4 3 (5.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.45%) Apple
5 2 (3.45%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.72%) New Relic
6 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.72%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk