Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 November 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 > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 94 105
Rank change year-on-year -30 +11 +5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 12 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.41% 1.77% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 10.81% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 50 31
Manchester median daily rate £436 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% - +41.67%
10th Percentile £375 £309 £313
90th Percentile £463 £571 £513
North West median daily rate £535 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +25.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate - - £33.64
North West median hourly rate £43.00 - £33.64

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 393 583 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.39% 16.34% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 335 257
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £206 £206
90th Percentile £538 £546 £513
North West median daily rate £394 £409 £375
% change year-on-year -3.67% +9.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.05 £10.65
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88% -10.53%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Manchester

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Manchester

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Manchester

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Salford -5 2 £400 -9.09%
HTTP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) FTP
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Node.js
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Jython
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) JBoss
4 2 (16.67%) SMS
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 2 (16.67%) OpenShift
4 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) FTP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (8.33%) Broadband
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (8.33%) FogBugz
3 1 (8.33%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) EJB
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) Kafka
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (8.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Jython
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Genesys
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle