Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 26 May 2020 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 97 133
Rank change year-on-year +16 +36 -53
Contract jobs citing HTTP 42 98 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.95% 2.19% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.29% 18.46% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 80 57
Median daily rate £563 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £401 £409 £334
90th Percentile £738 £600 £638
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £50.25 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +43.57% +62.79% -50.57%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 316 531 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.68% 11.86% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 364 437
Median daily rate £375 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £184 £244 £240
90th Percentile £601 £584 £575
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 37 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -4.32% -3.28%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.65 £12.50
90th Percentile £27.10 £19.65 £46.25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.50%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Yorkshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HTTP in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for HTTP in Yorkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HTTP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HTTP in Yorkshire

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HTTP in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for HTTP in Yorkshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +27 22 £425 -15.00% 1
South Yorkshire +14 20 £675 +22.73% 1
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 36 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 33 (78.57%) Git (software)
3 28 (66.67%) Linux
4 26 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (59.52%) Google
6 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (54.76%) TCP/IP
7 23 (54.76%) Open Source
8 22 (52.38%) Python
8 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
9 21 (50.00%) Configuration Management
9 21 (50.00%) Puppet
9 21 (50.00%) GCP
9 21 (50.00%) AWS
10 20 (47.62%) Azure
10 20 (47.62%) Salt
10 20 (47.62%) Ansible
10 20 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (47.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (47.62%) Terraform
10 20 (47.62%) CircleCI
11 19 (45.24%) Task Automation
11 19 (45.24%) Infrastructure Automation
11 19 (45.24%) Infrastructure Management
12 16 (38.10%) Kubernetes
13 15 (35.71%) JMS
14 13 (30.95%) XML
14 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
14 13 (30.95%) Project Management
14 13 (30.95%) DevOps

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Jetty
3 1 (2.38%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.38%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 21 (50.00%) AWS
1 21 (50.00%) GCP
2 20 (47.62%) Azure
3 2 (4.76%) GitHub
3 2 (4.76%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) SMTP
3 3 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) FTP
4 1 (2.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
3 9 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 9 (21.43%) Spotfire
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 33 (78.57%) Git (software)
3 20 (47.62%) CircleCI
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.76%) Gatling
4 2 (4.76%) JUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) TIBCO Developer
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
4 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) WebOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Web Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.76%) Head of DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Head of Digital
6 2 (4.76%) Head of Operations
6 2 (4.76%) Head of Technical Operations
6 2 (4.76%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.76%) TIBCO Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Senior WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) JMS
2 13 (30.95%) XML
3 11 (26.19%) JDBC
3 11 (26.19%) SOAP
3 11 (26.19%) TIBCO EMS
4 9 (21.43%) Web Services
5 5 (11.90%) .NET
5 5 (11.90%) Middleware
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.52%) CSS
6 4 (9.52%) CSS3
6 4 (9.52%) HTML
6 4 (9.52%) HTML5
6 4 (9.52%) JSON
6 4 (9.52%) Play Framework
6 4 (9.52%) REST
6 4 (9.52%) WCF
7 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.76%) Node.js
7 2 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Algorithms
2 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) HPUX
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) Open Source
4 21 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 20 (47.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (45.24%) Infrastructure Automation
6 19 (45.24%) Infrastructure Management
6 19 (45.24%) Task Automation
7 13 (30.95%) DevOps
7 13 (30.95%) Project Management
8 11 (26.19%) Integration Testing
8 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
8 11 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (26.19%) Web Operations
9 9 (21.43%) ITIL
9 9 (21.43%) Technical Debt
10 4 (9.52%) Migration
10 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.52%) Web Development
11 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
1 22 (52.38%) Python
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) XPath
4 4 (9.52%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) Scala
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) Puppet
2 20 (47.62%) Ansible
2 20 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (47.62%) Salt
2 20 (47.62%) Terraform
3 16 (38.10%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.76%) Grafana
4 2 (4.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Google
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) TIBCO
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) VMware