Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 18 January 2019 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 44 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 19 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.79% 2.94% 5.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.10% 14.93% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 29
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +20.88%
10th Percentile £418 £484 £422
90th Percentile £590 £638 £578
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £625 £550
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +20.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 105 134 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.44% 19.71% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 91 90
Sheffield median daily rate £424 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.79% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £296 £263 £258
90th Percentile £613 £625 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -5.71% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Sheffield median hourly rate £31.69 £23.08 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.33% -48.72% +264.37%
10th Percentile £16.79 £18.14 £19.30
90th Percentile £48.59 £39.48 £47.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £23.08 £21.50
% change year-on-year -36.08% +7.33% +73.11%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Sheffield

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Sheffield

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (68.42%) SSL
2 13 (68.42%) DevOps
3 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (57.89%) Open Source
3 11 (57.89%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
3 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
4 10 (52.63%) Puppet
4 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
6 8 (42.11%) IPsec
6 8 (42.11%) Google
6 8 (42.11%) J2EE
6 8 (42.11%) DNS
6 8 (42.11%) DHCP
6 8 (42.11%) FTP
6 8 (42.11%) Xen
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) nginx
6 8 (42.11%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (42.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 8 (42.11%) Google App Engine
7 7 (36.84%) Travis CI
7 7 (36.84%) Mongrel
7 7 (36.84%) Jetty

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (42.11%) nginx
3 7 (36.84%) Apache
3 7 (36.84%) IIS
3 7 (36.84%) Jetty
3 7 (36.84%) Mongrel
3 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
4 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (42.11%) Google App Engine
2 8 (42.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) SSL
1 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
2 8 (42.11%) DHCP
2 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) FTP
2 8 (42.11%) IPsec
3 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) Travis CI
3 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
4 3 (15.79%) Maven
4 3 (15.79%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Subversion
4 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) WebOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) J2EE
3 7 (36.84%) Servlets
4 5 (26.32%) REST
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) Java EE
6 3 (15.79%) JAX-RS
6 3 (15.79%) JAX-WS
6 3 (15.79%) Node.js
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) Spring
6 3 (15.79%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) CSS
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.26%) JSON
8 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) DataPower
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) DevOps
2 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
2 11 (57.89%) Open Source
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Web Operations
6 3 (15.79%) AOP
6 3 (15.79%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Coaching
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) SFIA
8 1 (5.26%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) TDD
8 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) Go
7 1 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (42.11%) Xen
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Terraform
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Google
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle