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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 37 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.23% 0.59% 3.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 5.00% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £393 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.64% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £425 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £425 £419
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 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 36 40 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 11.11% 11.80% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 9
Median daily rate £330 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £200 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.90% -70.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

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

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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
Liverpool +5 4 £393 -7.64% 2
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Xcode
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Chordiant
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML

HTTP
Top Related 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 5 (83.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Android Development
1 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Chordiant