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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 75 78 80
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 17 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.30% 1.45% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.67% 10.44% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 14
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.25% -18.42%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 196 249 242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.95% 13.87% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 134 121
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 12
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.30 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -16.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing HTTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Manchester

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Salford -6 4 £550 +29.41% 2
Stockport 0 1 - -
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (76.09%) Linux
2 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (52.17%) Web Services
3 24 (52.17%) REST
4 22 (47.83%) SQL
5 21 (45.65%) TDD
5 21 (45.65%) High Availability
6 20 (43.48%) RESTful
7 19 (41.30%) BDD
8 18 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
8 18 (39.13%) XML
9 17 (36.96%) Scrum
10 16 (34.78%) NoSQL
11 15 (32.61%) Java
12 14 (30.43%) WebSphere
13 13 (28.26%) JSON
13 13 (28.26%) JUnit
13 13 (28.26%) IBM
13 13 (28.26%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (26.09%) Node.js
14 12 (26.09%) SSL
14 12 (26.09%) Oracle
14 12 (26.09%) Unix
15 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
16 10 (21.74%) Tomcat
16 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
17 9 (19.57%) Scala
17 9 (19.57%) FTP
17 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP

HTTP
Top Related 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 14 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 10 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 7 (15.22%) Apache
4 6 (13.04%) Jetty
4 6 (13.04%) nginx
4 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (10.87%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (10.87%) IIS
5 5 (10.87%) Mongrel
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (4.35%) OpenEdge
7 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 18 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (10.87%) Google App Engine
3 5 (10.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) SSL
2 9 (19.57%) FTP
2 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.39%) DNS
4 6 (13.04%) DHCP
5 5 (10.87%) IPsec
6 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
7 3 (6.52%) Firewall
8 2 (4.35%) LAN
8 2 (4.35%) SMTP
8 2 (4.35%) SNMP
8 2 (4.35%) VoIP
8 2 (4.35%) VPN
8 2 (4.35%) WAN
9 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) NoSQL
2 8 (17.39%) MySQL
3 4 (8.70%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) MarkLogic
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) Redis
5 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) JUnit
2 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.87%) Travis CI
5 4 (8.70%) JIRA
5 4 (8.70%) Subversion
6 3 (6.52%) Maven
7 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.17%) Babel
8 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.17%) webpack
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Software Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Scala Software Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Product Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Scala Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Python Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Server Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Python Developer
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) REST
1 24 (52.17%) Web Services
2 20 (43.48%) RESTful
3 18 (39.13%) XML
4 13 (28.26%) JSON
5 12 (26.09%) Node.js
6 9 (19.57%) XSLT
7 8 (17.39%) JMS
7 8 (17.39%) Servlets
8 7 (15.22%) J2EE
9 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (10.87%) .NET
10 5 (10.87%) Middleware
11 4 (8.70%) EDIFACT
11 4 (8.70%) JDBC
11 4 (8.70%) ODBC
12 3 (6.52%) CSS
12 3 (6.52%) HTML
12 3 (6.52%) HTML5
12 3 (6.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Unix
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 4 (8.70%) AIX
4 4 (8.70%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) Debian
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) High Availability
2 21 (45.65%) TDD
3 19 (41.30%) BDD
4 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
5 17 (36.96%) Scrum
6 13 (28.26%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.04%) API Development
8 6 (13.04%) DevOps
9 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.87%) OO
9 5 (10.87%) Open Source
10 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.35%) Information Security
11 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.35%) Patch Management
11 2 (4.35%) UML
11 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) Scala
5 5 (10.87%) Jython
6 4 (8.70%) ActionScript
6 4 (8.70%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (8.70%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (8.70%) Python
7 3 (6.52%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) ES6
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) CISSP
2 2 (4.35%) SANS
2 2 (4.35%) SSCP
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) IBM
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Google
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Axway
4 4 (8.70%) Twitter
5 2 (4.35%) Apple
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) LogRhythm
5 2 (4.35%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) Chordiant
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
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