The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 37 34
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 1.48% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.04% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £383 -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 30 71 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 8.93% 21.07% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 13
Median daily rate £250 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £313 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £16.18 £13.00 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.46% -74.83%  
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Chordiant
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Xcode
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Chordiant