Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 November 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 50 57
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 8 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.14% 2.04% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 11.20% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 6
Swindon median daily rate £320 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% -17.81%
10th Percentile £280 £308 £269
90th Percentile £369 £500 £341
Wiltshire median daily rate £320 £325 £313
% change year-on-year -1.54% +4.00% -14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Swindon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 82 125 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 11.68% 18.20% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 80 84
Swindon median daily rate £375 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.56%
10th Percentile £265 £308 £269
90th Percentile £500 £525 £546
Wiltshire median daily rate £423 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +12.67% +4.17% -12.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Swindon median hourly rate £23.50 - £39.00
10th Percentile £14.35 - £15.00
90th Percentile £37.53 - £41.95
Wiltshire median hourly rate £29.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -34.44% +15.38% +67.74%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Swindon

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Swindon region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) OSSEC
4 1 (12.50%) Confluence
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
4 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
4 1 (12.50%) Route 53
4 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) SSH

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
1 1 (12.50%) Route 53
1 1 (12.50%) Serverless
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
1 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) CoreOS
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Proactive Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) GlusterFS
1 1 (12.50%) iptables
1 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Ganglia
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) OSSEC
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) New Relic
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle