The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 28 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 40 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 26 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.69% 3.66% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.08% 21.05% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 3
Median daily rate £488 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +38.46%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 96 95 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 21.01% 17.40% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 52
Median daily rate £475 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +21.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £162 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.51 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.54% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in South Yorkshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in South Yorkshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Sheffield +9 25 £488 +7.14% 4
HTTP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 43 (89.58%) Linux
2 36 (75.00%) Java
3 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (68.75%) Ruby
5 31 (64.58%) Git (software)
6 30 (62.50%) DevOps
7 28 (58.33%) Web Development
7 28 (58.33%) Python
8 27 (56.25%) Configuration Management
9 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 24 (50.00%) HTML
9 24 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (47.92%) CSS
11 22 (45.83%) Mac OS X
12 21 (43.75%) Unix
13 20 (41.67%) Visualisation
14 19 (39.58%) Relational Database
14 19 (39.58%) Mentoring
15 18 (37.50%) TDD
16 17 (35.42%) Web Design
16 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
16 17 (35.42%) Continuous Delivery
17 16 (33.33%) Line Management
17 16 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
18 13 (27.08%) Rapid Prototyping
18 13 (27.08%) SSL
19 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
20 11 (22.92%) Puppet
20 11 (22.92%) MongoDB
20 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 6 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.08%) DataSynapse
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) GitHub
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (27.08%) SSL
3 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.08%) FCoE
4 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) Multicast
4 1 (2.08%) NAS
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) Relational Database
2 11 (22.92%) MongoDB
3 10 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (14.58%) Redis
5 5 (10.42%) MySQL
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 31 (64.58%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 6 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 23 (47.92%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.17%) Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 2 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) WebOps Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) HTML
2 23 (47.92%) CSS
3 7 (14.58%) Node.js
3 7 (14.58%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Avro
5 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.08%) CSS3
5 1 (2.08%) Dojo
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) OAuth
5 1 (2.08%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) SAML
5 1 (2.08%) SOAP
5 1 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) XSD
5 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 43 (89.58%) Linux
2 22 (45.83%) Mac OS X
3 21 (43.75%) Unix
4 6 (12.50%) CoreOS
4 6 (12.50%) RancherOS
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (62.50%) DevOps
3 28 (58.33%) Web Development
4 27 (56.25%) Configuration Management
5 24 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (41.67%) Visualisation
7 19 (39.58%) Mentoring
8 18 (37.50%) TDD
9 17 (35.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (35.42%) Web Design
10 16 (33.33%) Line Management
10 16 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (27.08%) Rapid Prototyping
12 6 (12.50%) Front End Development
12 6 (12.50%) Security Hardening
13 5 (10.42%) Open Source
14 4 (8.33%) Anomaly Detection
14 4 (8.33%) SIEM
14 4 (8.33%) Use Case
14 4 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) Java
2 33 (68.75%) Ruby
3 28 (58.33%) Python
4 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.50%) Go
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Docker
1 6 (12.50%) etcd
1 6 (12.50%) flannel
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) KVM
2 1 (2.08%) NFS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.08%) SRDF
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (22.92%) Puppet
1 11 (22.92%) Salt
2 10 (20.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (12.50%) Consul
3 6 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 6 (12.50%) Marathon
3 6 (12.50%) Mesos
3 6 (12.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (12.50%) Rancher
4 3 (6.25%) Ansible
5 1 (2.08%) Nessus
5 1 (2.08%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) SAP
2 2 (4.17%) IBM
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) EMC
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) Intel
3 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.08%) NetApp
3 1 (2.08%) Sybase
3 1 (2.08%) VMware