The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 29 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.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 5.56% 15.22% 8.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 87.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £550 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -  
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 £43.25 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% -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 Salford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 8 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 38.89% 17.39% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford 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 Salford

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Salford

For the 6 months to 29 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 Salford region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) High Availability
3 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) RESTful
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) JUnit
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (40.00%) Travis CI
5 4 (40.00%) Mongrel
5 4 (40.00%) nginx
5 4 (40.00%) Jetty
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Google
5 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (40.00%) Xen

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) Jetty
1 4 (40.00%) Mongrel
1 4 (40.00%) nginx
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (40.00%) Google App Engine
2 4 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) FTP
1 4 (40.00%) IPsec
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MarkLogic
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) Travis CI
4 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) REST
1 6 (60.00%) RESTful
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) Servlets
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) Node.js
4 3 (30.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (20.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) BDD
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (60.00%) High Availability
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) SANS
2 2 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Google
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Twitter
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
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