The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 45 66 42
Rank change year-on-year +21 -24  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.97% 0.69% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.96% 4.26% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 92 94 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.49% 16.32% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 67 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £138 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £457 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -60.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in South Wales

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in South Wales

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cardiff +28 11 £400 +14.28% 5
HTTP
Wales

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Wales region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 34 (87.18%) Java
2 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (74.36%) JSON
4 24 (61.54%) Scrum
5 21 (53.85%) Linux
5 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
6 18 (46.15%) Go
6 18 (46.15%) Microservices
7 17 (43.59%) RESTful
8 16 (41.03%) MongoDB
8 16 (41.03%) Configuration Management
9 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
10 14 (35.90%) TDD
10 14 (35.90%) Neo4j
10 14 (35.90%) DevOps
10 14 (35.90%) Kafka
10 14 (35.90%) JAX-RS
10 14 (35.90%) Dropwizard
11 13 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
11 13 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (33.33%) Spring Boot
11 13 (33.33%) REST
11 13 (33.33%) Cucumber
11 13 (33.33%) BDD
11 13 (33.33%) Spring
11 13 (33.33%) Web Design
11 13 (33.33%) Unix
11 13 (33.33%) Mac OS X
11 13 (33.33%) HTML
12 12 (30.77%) iXBRL

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) IIS
1 3 (7.69%) Jetty
1 3 (7.69%) Mongrel
1 3 (7.69%) nginx
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.38%) PaaS
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.69%) Google App Engine
3 3 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Route 53
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.38%) IPsec
3 5 (12.82%) SSL
4 4 (10.26%) DSL
5 3 (7.69%) DHCP
5 3 (7.69%) DNS
5 3 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 16 (41.03%) MongoDB
3 14 (35.90%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Travis CI
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (2.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.56%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) JSON
2 17 (43.59%) RESTful
3 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 14 (35.90%) Dropwizard
4 14 (35.90%) JAX-RS
4 14 (35.90%) Kafka
5 13 (33.33%) HTML
5 13 (33.33%) REST
5 13 (33.33%) Spring
5 13 (33.33%) Spring Boot
6 12 (30.77%) iXBRL
7 5 (12.82%) Node.js
8 4 (10.26%) J2EE
8 4 (10.26%) Swagger
9 3 (7.69%) .NET
9 3 (7.69%) Servlets
10 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.56%) Java EE
10 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 13 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Scrum
3 18 (46.15%) Microservices
4 16 (41.03%) Configuration Management
5 14 (35.90%) DevOps
5 14 (35.90%) TDD
6 13 (33.33%) BDD
6 13 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 13 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (33.33%) Web Design
7 11 (28.21%) Kanban
7 11 (28.21%) OWASP
7 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
8 10 (25.64%) Secure Coding
9 8 (20.51%) Web Development
10 7 (17.95%) API Development
11 4 (10.26%) API Design
12 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (7.69%) Open Source
12 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) Go
3 5 (12.82%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) Ruby
4 3 (7.69%) Scala
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) Xen
2 1 (2.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Ansible
1 5 (12.82%) Rundeck
1 5 (12.82%) Terraform
2 4 (10.26%) Marathon
2 4 (10.26%) Mesos
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (2.56%) Fluentd
3 1 (2.56%) Grafana
3 1 (2.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Google
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.69%) VMware
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) HP
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