Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 86 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 -31 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 27 20 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.61% 1.38% 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.85% 9.17% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 36
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.48% +27.86%
10th Percentile £325 £329 £331
90th Percentile £555 £450 £516
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £453
% change year-on-year - +10.50% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -27.47% +17.42%

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 195 218 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.59% 15.03% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 134 183
Wales median daily rate £425 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -10.83% +13.77%
10th Percentile £225 £155 £183
90th Percentile £552 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 12
Wales median hourly rate £14.52 £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.41% -46.67% +270.37%
10th Percentile £9.55 £10.90 £10.73
90th Percentile £20.25 £42.97 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £18.76 £19.03 £21.50
% change year-on-year -1.42% -11.49% -4.44%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Wales over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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 -8 16 £400 - 5
West Wales - 11 £478 - 1
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 22 (81.48%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) Unix
2 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) Jenkins
4 15 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (40.74%) Maven
6 11 (40.74%) Web Design
6 11 (40.74%) Hibernate
6 11 (40.74%) Neo4j
6 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
6 11 (40.74%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
6 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
6 11 (40.74%) Dropwizard
7 10 (37.04%) Mac OS X
8 9 (33.33%) SOAP
8 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (29.63%) Bitbucket
9 8 (29.63%) ClearCase
9 8 (29.63%) CA
9 8 (29.63%) Atlassian
10 7 (25.93%) REST
10 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (25.93%) Ansible
11 6 (22.22%) Postfix
11 6 (22.22%) Rundeck
11 6 (22.22%) DevOps
11 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery

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 (22.22%) JBoss
2 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SSL
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) Wireless
3 3 (11.11%) BGP
3 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) IPv4
3 3 (11.11%) IPv6
3 3 (11.11%) OSPF
3 3 (11.11%) RTP
3 3 (11.11%) SMTP
3 3 (11.11%) SNMP
3 3 (11.11%) VLAN
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 3 (11.11%) xDSL
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
1 11 (40.74%) Neo4j
1 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
2 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Jenkins
2 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 11 (40.74%) Maven
3 8 (29.63%) Bitbucket
3 8 (29.63%) ClearCase
3 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (22.22%) Ant
4 6 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (18.52%) SonarQube
5 5 (18.52%) Subversion
6 3 (11.11%) JIRA
6 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
1 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Digital Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Build Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Dropwizard
1 11 (40.74%) Hibernate
2 9 (33.33%) SOAP
3 7 (25.93%) REST
4 6 (22.22%) JSON
4 6 (22.22%) WSDL
4 6 (22.22%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) JAX-RS
7 3 (11.11%) Spring
7 3 (11.11%) Spring Boot
8 2 (7.41%) Thymeleaf
9 1 (3.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
1 17 (62.96%) Unix
2 10 (37.04%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (40.74%) Web Design
4 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (22.22%) DevOps
6 6 (22.22%) SOA
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (11.11%) Microservices
9 3 (11.11%) Scrum
10 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 1 (3.70%) Migration
10 1 (3.70%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Postfix
2 3 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Ansible
2 6 (22.22%) Rundeck
3 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.70%) Automic
4 1 (3.70%) logstash
4 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Atlassian
1 8 (29.63%) CA
2 3 (11.11%) F5
2 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.70%) Acronis
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Intel
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle