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 3 months to 27 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 34 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.48% 2.88% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 11.63% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £320 £315 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £313 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £317 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £487 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +21.81% +6.66%  
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 Swindon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 49 86 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 14.54% 24.78% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 63 29
Median daily rate £325 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -23.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £311 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £438 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.86 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.60% +57.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 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 27 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 Swindon region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management

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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management