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 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 82 74
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 1.23% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 8.03% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 8
Median daily rate £413 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +1.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £360 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £487 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +21.81% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -53.71%  

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 202 274 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.44% 15.33% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 144 109
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.66% +125.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Stockport -1 1 - -
Salford - 1 £413 -
HTTP
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) SSL
3 10 (47.62%) IBM
3 10 (47.62%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) FTP
5 8 (38.10%) J2EE
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
5 8 (38.10%) XML
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (33.33%) Unix
6 7 (33.33%) MySQL
6 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (28.57%) Servlets
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) JSON
8 5 (23.81%) JIRA
8 5 (23.81%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 5 (23.81%) REST
8 5 (23.81%) Apache
8 5 (23.81%) SOAP
8 5 (23.81%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) DNS
8 5 (23.81%) AngularJS

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 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (23.81%) Apache
4 4 (19.05%) IIS
4 4 (19.05%) Jetty
4 4 (19.05%) Mongrel
4 4 (19.05%) nginx
5 2 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (9.52%) OpenEdge
5 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (23.81%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (19.05%) Google App Engine
3 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) SSL
2 9 (42.86%) FTP
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) DHCP
4 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
4 4 (19.05%) IPsec
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) VoIP
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Travis CI
4 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Integration Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Product Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) J2EE
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) JSON
2 6 (28.57%) Servlets
3 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) SOAP
4 4 (19.05%) .NET
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) EDIFACT
4 4 (19.05%) HTML5
4 4 (19.05%) JDBC
4 4 (19.05%) JMS
4 4 (19.05%) ODBC
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) Node.js
5 3 (14.29%) RESTful
5 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Open Source
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) API Development
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.52%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum-ban
5 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) ActionScript
4 4 (19.05%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (19.05%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Jython
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) SANS
2 2 (9.52%) SSCP
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (19.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Axway
3 4 (19.05%) Google
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) LogRhythm
4 2 (9.52%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) Chordiant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP