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 23 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 52 56
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.81% 1.24% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.75% 6.54% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 17
Median daily rate £210 £444 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.67% +30.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £350 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +18.30% +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 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 87 107 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.10% 18.97% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 59 56
Median daily rate £288 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.28% +7.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £597 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.95% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 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 23 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
South Wales -3 5 £210 -52.67%
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Java
3 15 (78.95%) MongoDB
4 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
6 11 (57.89%) DevOps
6 11 (57.89%) Microservices
7 10 (52.63%) Puppet
8 9 (47.37%) Hibernate
8 9 (47.37%) Kafka
9 8 (42.11%) JAX-RS
9 8 (42.11%) REST
9 8 (42.11%) Neo4j
9 8 (42.11%) Spring Boot
9 8 (42.11%) Dropwizard
9 8 (42.11%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (42.11%) Scrum
9 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
9 8 (42.11%) HTML
9 8 (42.11%) Apache
9 8 (42.11%) Unix
9 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
9 8 (42.11%) RESTful
9 8 (42.11%) Spring
9 8 (42.11%) JSON
10 7 (36.84%) Web Design
10 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
10 7 (36.84%) iXBRL
10 7 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (36.84%) Relational Database

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 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) Jetty
2 3 (15.79%) Mongrel
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
2 3 (15.79%) Google App Engine
2 3 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.26%) Route 53
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) SSL
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) DSL
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) FTP
3 3 (15.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) MongoDB
2 8 (42.11%) Neo4j
3 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.79%) Travis CI
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior
3 3 (15.79%) Junior DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Hibernate
1 9 (47.37%) Kafka
2 8 (42.11%) Dropwizard
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) JAX-RS
2 8 (42.11%) JSON
2 8 (42.11%) REST
2 8 (42.11%) RESTful
2 8 (42.11%) Spring
2 8 (42.11%) Spring Boot
3 7 (36.84%) iXBRL
4 5 (26.32%) J2EE
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) Servlets
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.26%) Java EE
7 1 (5.26%) Node.js
7 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
2 8 (42.11%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
3 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 11 (57.89%) Microservices
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (36.84%) Web Design
6 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) Open Source
9 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Go
3 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) Xen
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Ansible
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (31.58%) Terraform
3 5 (26.32%) Rundeck
4 4 (21.05%) Marathon
4 4 (21.05%) Mesos
5 1 (5.26%) Fluentd
5 1 (5.26%) Grafana
5 1 (5.26%) Kibana
5 1 (5.26%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Splunk
2 3 (15.79%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle