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 25 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 43 47
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.95% 1.48% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.49% 7.37% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 15
Median daily rate £210 £444 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.67% +77.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £350 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +19.55% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 77 95 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.56% 20.08% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 42
Median daily rate £300 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 1
Median hourly rate £18.77 £22.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.51% +62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 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
Cardiff -2 5 £210 -52.67%
HTTP
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) MongoDB
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) DevOps
5 9 (56.25%) Microservices
5 9 (56.25%) Puppet
5 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
6 8 (50.00%) Apache
7 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
7 7 (43.75%) Kafka
8 6 (37.50%) JAX-RS
8 6 (37.50%) REST
8 6 (37.50%) Neo4j
8 6 (37.50%) Spring Boot
8 6 (37.50%) Dropwizard
8 6 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (37.50%) Scrum
8 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) Unix
8 6 (37.50%) HTML
8 6 (37.50%) Spring
8 6 (37.50%) JSON
8 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (37.50%) RESTful
9 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
9 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (31.25%) Git (software)

HTTP
Co-occurring 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 8 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Jetty
2 3 (18.75%) Mongrel
2 3 (18.75%) nginx
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
2 3 (18.75%) Google App Engine
2 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (6.25%) Route 53
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) DSL
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) FTP
4 3 (18.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) MongoDB
2 6 (37.50%) Neo4j
3 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Travis CI
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Junior DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
1 7 (43.75%) Kafka
2 6 (37.50%) Dropwizard
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) JAX-RS
2 6 (37.50%) JSON
2 6 (37.50%) REST
2 6 (37.50%) RESTful
2 6 (37.50%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) Spring Boot
3 5 (31.25%) iXBRL
4 4 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Servlets
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
6 1 (6.25%) Node.js
6 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
3 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) Microservices
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (31.25%) Web Design
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Open Source
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) Go
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) Xen
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (31.25%) Rundeck
2 5 (31.25%) Terraform
3 4 (25.00%) Marathon
3 4 (25.00%) Mesos
4 1 (6.25%) Fluentd
4 1 (6.25%) Grafana
4 1 (6.25%) Kibana
4 1 (6.25%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Splunk
2 3 (18.75%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle