The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 90 113
Rank change year-on-year -30 +23  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 15 65 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 1.71% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 11.25% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 46 27
Median daily rate £488 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +19.92% +6.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.88 -
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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 450 578 495
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.52% 15.17% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 326 251
Median daily rate £365 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +17.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 47
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in the North West

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in the North West

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in the North West

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cheshire +14 10 £550 +4.76% 9
Manchester -6 5 £413 +3.12% 6
HTTP
England

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

1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.91%) SSL
3 18 (40.91%) IBM
4 16 (36.36%) Java
5 15 (34.09%) MySQL
5 15 (34.09%) XML
6 14 (31.82%) Oracle
6 14 (31.82%) FTP
6 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
7 13 (29.55%) Tomcat
7 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
7 13 (29.55%) Web Services
7 13 (29.55%) SOAP
8 12 (27.27%) Unix
8 12 (27.27%) Apache
8 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
8 12 (27.27%) JIRA
9 11 (25.00%) SQL
10 10 (22.73%) Windows
10 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
10 10 (22.73%) Scrum
10 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
10 10 (22.73%) DevOps
11 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
11 9 (20.45%) Servlets
11 9 (20.45%) HTML
12 8 (18.18%) J2EE
12 8 (18.18%) CSS

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 13 (29.55%) Tomcat
2 12 (27.27%) Apache
2 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 8 (18.18%) nginx
4 5 (11.36%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (11.36%) IIS
4 5 (11.36%) JBoss
5 4 (9.09%) Confluence
5 4 (9.09%) Jetty
5 4 (9.09%) Mongrel
5 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.55%) OpenEdge
7 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.27%) CMS
7 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (9.09%) Google App Engine
3 4 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (9.09%) Slack
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) SSL
2 14 (31.82%) FTP
3 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 5 (11.36%) SSH
5 4 (9.09%) DHCP
5 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
5 4 (9.09%) IPsec
5 4 (9.09%) PuTTY
5 4 (9.09%) tcpdump
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) LAN
6 2 (4.55%) VoIP
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) WAN
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
7 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.82%) CouchDB
4 3 (6.82%) Firebird
4 3 (6.82%) Neo4j
4 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) Riak
5 1 (2.27%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.27%) JIRA
3 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.09%) SonarQube
4 4 (9.09%) Travis CI
5 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.55%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.27%) gulp
6 1 (2.27%) Hudson
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (6.82%) Product Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Server Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) XML
2 13 (29.55%) SOAP
2 13 (29.55%) Web Services
3 9 (20.45%) HTML
3 9 (20.45%) Servlets
4 8 (18.18%) CSS
4 8 (18.18%) J2EE
4 8 (18.18%) REST
5 7 (15.91%) JSON
5 7 (15.91%) Spring
6 6 (13.64%) .NET
6 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.36%) HTML5
8 4 (9.09%) Ajax
8 4 (9.09%) EDIFACT
8 4 (9.09%) JMS
8 4 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (9.09%) ODBC
8 4 (9.09%) RESTful
8 4 (9.09%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Wiki
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Unix
3 10 (22.73%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) AIX
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
6 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) DevOps
2 10 (22.73%) Scrum
2 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
4 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 8 (18.18%) TDD
5 6 (13.64%) Kanban
6 5 (11.36%) BDD
6 5 (11.36%) Open Source
7 4 (9.09%) Coaching
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.09%) Microservices
7 4 (9.09%) OO
7 4 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Statistics
8 3 (6.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 7 (15.91%) Python
6 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.36%) C#
7 4 (9.09%) ActionScript
7 4 (9.09%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
7 4 (9.09%) JCL
8 3 (6.82%) Jython
9 2 (4.55%) Groovy
9 2 (4.55%) Ruby
9 2 (4.55%) Scala
10 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.27%) PHP
10 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CISSP
3 2 (4.55%) SANS
3 2 (4.55%) SSCP
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Xen
2 4 (9.09%) Docker
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 4 (9.09%) Rancher
4 2 (4.55%) QRadar
5 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.27%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.27%) SCCM
5 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) IBM
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) Axway
4 4 (9.09%) Google
4 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (6.82%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Perforce
6 2 (4.55%) Apple
6 2 (4.55%) Chordiant
6 2 (4.55%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.55%) Splunk
7 1 (2.27%) CA
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
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