Period
to 9 December 2018

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 6 months to 9 December 2018 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
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 80 62
Rank change year-on-year -8 -18 -23
Contract jobs citing HTTP 30 12 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.73% 1.00% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.56% 6.63% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 27
Wales median daily rate £398 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% - +31.78%
10th Percentile £325 £331 £322
90th Percentile £447 £450 £530
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +1.52% +50.00% -20.46%

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 206 181 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.91% 15.10% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 121 162
Wales median daily rate £400 £325 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -17.20% +15.87%
10th Percentile £269 £145 £207
90th Percentile £575 £469 £506
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -67.78% +344.44%
10th Percentile £13.07 £10.35 £11.93
90th Percentile £42.00 £29.65 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +7.48%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -5 30 £398 -6.47% 5
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 23 (76.67%) Jenkins
3 20 (66.67%) DevOps
3 20 (66.67%) JBoss
4 15 (50.00%) Maven
4 15 (50.00%) Ansible
5 14 (46.67%) Apache
5 14 (46.67%) Linux
6 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (43.33%) Middleware
7 12 (40.00%) Unix
7 12 (40.00%) Python
8 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
8 11 (36.67%) SonarQube
9 10 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (30.00%) Docker
10 9 (30.00%) SOAP
11 8 (26.67%) XML
11 8 (26.67%) Perl
11 8 (26.67%) J2EE
11 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
11 8 (26.67%) DNS
11 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
11 8 (26.67%) JIRA
11 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
11 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (26.67%) Confluence
12 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
12 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing

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 20 (66.67%) JBoss
2 14 (46.67%) Apache
3 8 (26.67%) Confluence
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) DSL
3 1 (3.33%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) Redis
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Jenkins
2 15 (50.00%) Maven
3 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (36.67%) SonarQube
4 10 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (26.67%) JIRA
6 6 (20.00%) Ant
7 5 (16.67%) Bitbucket
7 5 (16.67%) Subversion
8 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
9 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
9 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (6.67%) Rational Quality Manager
9 2 (6.67%) Rational Team Concert
9 2 (6.67%) Selenium
10 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
10 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Build Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Web Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum Master
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Linux Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Middleware
2 9 (30.00%) SOAP
3 8 (26.67%) J2EE
3 8 (26.67%) XML
4 6 (20.00%) JSON
4 6 (20.00%) WSDL
4 6 (20.00%) YAML
5 5 (16.67%) REST
5 5 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (10.00%) Spring
6 3 (10.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (6.67%) HTML
7 2 (6.67%) Nightwatchjs
7 2 (6.67%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Unix
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) DevOps
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (20.00%) SOA
6 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.33%) JVM Tuning
7 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (10.00%) Microservices
9 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
9 2 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Release Train
9 2 (6.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (26.67%) Perl
4 6 (20.00%) Groovy
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
2 6 (20.00%) Postfix
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) Ansible
2 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (20.00%) Rundeck
3 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.33%) Automic
4 1 (3.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 5 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Acronis
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Intel
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle