Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 6 months to 21 November 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 39 26
Rank change year-on-year -34 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 15 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.39% 0.67% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 3.51% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 - -
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £21.45 £35.57
% change year-on-year +53.88% -39.71% -17.76%

HTTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 60 57 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.55% 19.06% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 5
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £314 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.01% -26.18% +54.55%
10th Percentile £250 £78 £200
90th Percentile £575 £425 £553
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +48.15% -
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Northern Ireland

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Northern Ireland

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -29 15 £450 -
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
2 11 (73.33%) JMS
2 11 (73.33%) SOA
2 11 (73.33%) WSDL
2 11 (73.33%) TIBCO
2 11 (73.33%) Rendezvous
2 11 (73.33%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (73.33%) SOAP
2 11 (73.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (66.67%) B2B
3 10 (66.67%) EAI
4 7 (46.67%) TIBCO Hawk
5 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) Spring
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
6 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
6 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) SSL
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Docker
7 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (13.33%) DevOps
9 1 (6.67%) .NET

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Business Applications
1 11 (73.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SSL
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
1 11 (73.33%) TIBCO Developer
2 3 (20.00%) EAI Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SOA Developer
2 3 (20.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior TIBCO Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
2 11 (73.33%) JMS
2 11 (73.33%) Rendezvous
2 11 (73.33%) SOAP
2 11 (73.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (73.33%) WSDL
3 4 (26.67%) JSON
3 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) SOA
2 10 (66.67%) B2B
2 10 (66.67%) EAI
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) TIBCO