The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 30 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 64 57
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 17 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.38% 1.07% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.74% 7.00% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 6
Median daily rate £394 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +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 £43.25 £44.38 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.53% -6.57%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 108 100 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 15.15% 15.29% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 65 40
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £231 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Wales

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Wales

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Wales

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 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
South Wales +28 14 £394 +12.50% 3
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 41 (87.23%) Java
2 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (68.09%) JSON
4 28 (59.57%) Linux
5 27 (57.45%) Scrum
6 25 (53.19%) Relational Database
7 22 (46.81%) MongoDB
8 21 (44.68%) Go
9 20 (42.55%) Configuration Management
9 20 (42.55%) Microservices
10 19 (40.43%) DevOps
10 19 (40.43%) RESTful
11 18 (38.30%) Hibernate
12 17 (36.17%) Neo4j
12 17 (36.17%) JAX-RS
12 17 (36.17%) Dropwizard
13 16 (34.04%) Continuous Deployment
13 16 (34.04%) REST
13 16 (34.04%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (34.04%) Kafka
13 16 (34.04%) Web Design
13 16 (34.04%) Mac OS X
13 16 (34.04%) Unix
13 16 (34.04%) HTML
14 15 (31.91%) TDD
14 15 (31.91%) Spring
14 15 (31.91%) Cucumber
14 15 (31.91%) Spring Boot
15 14 (29.79%) BDD
15 14 (29.79%) iXBRL

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (12.77%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) Jetty
2 3 (6.38%) Mongrel
2 3 (6.38%) nginx
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.89%) PaaS
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.38%) Google App Engine
3 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) Route 53
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.77%) IPsec
2 6 (12.77%) SSL
3 5 (10.64%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) DSL
4 3 (6.38%) DHCP
4 3 (6.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (53.19%) Relational Database
2 22 (46.81%) MongoDB
3 17 (36.17%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Cucumber
2 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) Travis CI
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Junior
5 2 (4.26%) Junior DevOps
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.13%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) JSON
2 19 (40.43%) RESTful
3 18 (38.30%) Hibernate
4 17 (36.17%) Dropwizard
4 17 (36.17%) JAX-RS
5 16 (34.04%) HTML
5 16 (34.04%) Kafka
5 16 (34.04%) REST
6 15 (31.91%) Spring
6 15 (31.91%) Spring Boot
7 14 (29.79%) iXBRL
8 5 (10.64%) J2EE
8 5 (10.64%) Node.js
9 4 (8.51%) .NET
9 4 (8.51%) Swagger
10 3 (6.38%) Servlets
11 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.13%) Java EE
11 1 (2.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Mac OS X
2 16 (34.04%) Unix
3 3 (6.38%) Mac OS
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) Scrum
3 20 (42.55%) Configuration Management
3 20 (42.55%) Microservices
4 19 (40.43%) DevOps
5 16 (34.04%) Continuous Deployment
5 16 (34.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (34.04%) Web Design
6 15 (31.91%) TDD
7 14 (29.79%) BDD
8 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
9 12 (25.53%) Kanban
9 12 (25.53%) OWASP
10 11 (23.40%) Secure Coding
11 9 (19.15%) Web Development
12 7 (14.89%) API Development
13 4 (8.51%) API Design
13 4 (8.51%) Open Source
14 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) Java
2 21 (44.68%) Go
3 5 (10.64%) Python
3 5 (10.64%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.38%) Scala
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.26%) SQL
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.38%) Xen
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Ansible
2 6 (12.77%) Terraform
3 5 (10.64%) Rundeck
4 4 (8.51%) Marathon
4 4 (8.51%) Mesos
4 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (2.13%) Fluentd
5 1 (2.13%) Grafana
5 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Google
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.38%) Splunk
1 3 (6.38%) VMware
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £361 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 6 days ago