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 3 months to 28 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 90 86
Rank change year-on-year +36 -4  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 74 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.48% 1.67% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.72% 12.90% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 35
Median daily rate £463 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £374 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
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 £43.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.25% -18.42%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 312 372 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.68% 12.98% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 211 276
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £197 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Yorkshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Yorkshire

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +34 46 £450 -10.00% 21
South Yorkshire +10 26 £488 +8.33% 4
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 91 (71.65%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (70.87%) Linux
3 75 (59.06%) Java
4 74 (58.27%) Python
5 66 (51.97%) Configuration Management
6 65 (51.18%) Git (software)
7 64 (50.39%) Ruby
8 59 (46.46%) HTML
9 57 (44.88%) JavaScript
10 55 (43.31%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (42.52%) CSS
12 52 (40.94%) DevOps
13 51 (40.16%) Relational Database
14 48 (37.80%) Web Development
15 42 (33.07%) Web Design
16 41 (32.28%) Responsive Web Design
17 39 (30.71%) Unix
18 37 (29.13%) Mac OS X
19 35 (27.56%) MongoDB
20 34 (26.77%) Visualisation
21 31 (24.41%) Puppet
21 31 (24.41%) Opscode Chef
22 30 (23.62%) Subversion
23 28 (22.05%) Mentoring
24 27 (21.26%) Jenkins
25 26 (20.47%) TCP/IP
26 25 (19.69%) RESTful
27 24 (18.90%) Scala
27 24 (18.90%) Open Source
27 24 (18.90%) TDD

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 12 (9.45%) Confluence
2 11 (8.66%) OpenStack
3 8 (6.30%) Apache
4 6 (4.72%) IIS
4 6 (4.72%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.94%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.57%) CMS
7 2 (1.57%) Jetty
7 2 (1.57%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.57%) nginx
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.79%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.30%) IaaS
4 6 (4.72%) GitHub
4 6 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.94%) Loggly
5 5 (3.94%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (1.57%) Slack
7 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.47%) TCP/IP
2 20 (15.75%) SSL
3 16 (12.60%) DNS
4 15 (11.81%) Firewall
4 15 (11.81%) Internet
5 11 (8.66%) LDAP
6 9 (7.09%) SMTP
7 5 (3.94%) DHCP
7 5 (3.94%) FTP
7 5 (3.94%) HTTPS
7 5 (3.94%) Telnet
8 4 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.15%) SSH
9 2 (1.57%) AMQP
9 2 (1.57%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.57%) Extranet
9 2 (1.57%) Intranet
9 2 (1.57%) Network Security
10 1 (0.79%) LAN
10 1 (0.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (40.16%) Relational Database
2 35 (27.56%) MongoDB
3 24 (18.90%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (17.32%) Redis
5 20 (15.75%) MySQL
6 10 (7.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (7.87%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.72%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.72%) HBase
9 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (3.15%) Riak
10 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.57%) DB2
11 2 (1.57%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (1.57%) Informix
12 1 (0.79%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 65 (51.18%) Git (software)
2 30 (23.62%) Subversion
3 27 (21.26%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.45%) JIRA
5 11 (8.66%) JUnit
6 10 (7.87%) PHPUnit
7 6 (4.72%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.72%) Maven
7 6 (4.72%) Vagrant
8 5 (3.94%) Grunt
8 5 (3.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.57%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.57%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.79%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.79%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (6.30%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Electronics
2 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.36%) Marketing
2 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.57%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) iGaming
4 1 (0.79%) Law
4 1 (0.79%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 70 (55.12%) Developer
2 34 (26.77%) Java Developer
3 23 (18.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (13.39%) Scala Developer
5 10 (7.87%) PHP Developer
6 9 (7.09%) Administrator
6 9 (7.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (7.09%) HTML Developer
6 9 (7.09%) WebOps Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) Architect
7 6 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (4.72%) Java Scala Developer
8 5 (3.94%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (3.94%) Python Developer
8 5 (3.94%) Server Administrator
8 5 (3.94%) WebSphere Administrator
8 5 (3.94%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 4 (3.15%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (46.46%) HTML
2 54 (42.52%) CSS
3 25 (19.69%) RESTful
4 21 (16.54%) Django
5 20 (15.75%) HTML5
5 20 (15.75%) REST
6 19 (14.96%) CSS3
7 16 (12.60%) Web Services
8 14 (11.02%) JSON
8 14 (11.02%) Node.js
9 12 (9.45%) Ajax
9 12 (9.45%) Spring
9 12 (9.45%) Spring MVC
10 11 (8.66%) Flask
11 10 (7.87%) EclipseLink
11 10 (7.87%) Guice
11 10 (7.87%) JPA
11 10 (7.87%) Play Framework
11 10 (7.87%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (7.87%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) User Experience
2 9 (7.09%) Replication
3 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.15%) Clustering
4 4 (3.15%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.57%) RIA
6 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.79%) Animation
6 1 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 90 (70.87%) Linux
2 39 (30.71%) Unix
3 37 (29.13%) Mac OS X
4 11 (8.66%) CoreOS
5 8 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.51%) Windows
7 6 (4.72%) RancherOS
7 6 (4.72%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.57%) Android
12 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (71.65%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (51.97%) Configuration Management
3 55 (43.31%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (40.94%) DevOps
5 48 (37.80%) Web Development
6 42 (33.07%) Web Design
7 41 (32.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 34 (26.77%) Visualisation
9 28 (22.05%) Mentoring
10 24 (18.90%) MVC
10 24 (18.90%) Open Source
10 24 (18.90%) TDD
11 23 (18.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (15.75%) Automated Testing
12 20 (15.75%) Line Management
12 20 (15.75%) Scrum
13 18 (14.17%) Software Engineering
14 15 (11.81%) Continuous Deployment
15 13 (10.24%) Rapid Prototyping
16 12 (9.45%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (59.06%) Java
2 74 (58.27%) Python
3 64 (50.39%) Ruby
4 57 (44.88%) JavaScript
5 24 (18.90%) Scala
6 17 (13.39%) PHP
7 16 (12.60%) SQL
8 14 (11.02%) Go
9 11 (8.66%) C#
10 10 (7.87%) Bash Shell
11 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.79%) C
13 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.15%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) MCSE
4 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.02%) Docker
2 6 (4.72%) etcd
2 6 (4.72%) flannel
2 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.94%) HDFS
3 5 (3.94%) VirtualBox
4 4 (3.15%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.36%) vCloud
6 2 (1.57%) Firmware
7 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.79%) KVM
7 1 (0.79%) NFS
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.79%) SRDF
7 1 (0.79%) vSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (24.41%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (24.41%) Puppet
2 23 (18.11%) Salt
3 15 (11.81%) Ansible
4 13 (10.24%) Kubernetes
5 10 (7.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (6.30%) Rancher
7 6 (4.72%) Consul
7 6 (4.72%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (4.72%) Marathon
7 6 (4.72%) Mesos
7 6 (4.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (3.94%) Nagios
8 5 (3.94%) ZABBIX
9 4 (3.15%) vRealize
10 1 (0.79%) Nessus
10 1 (0.79%) Nmap
10 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (12.60%) Google
2 10 (7.87%) VMware
2 10 (7.87%) Zend
3 9 (7.09%) IBM
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle
5 6 (4.72%) Splunk
6 5 (3.94%) New Relic
6 5 (3.94%) Rackspace
6 5 (3.94%) SaltStack
7 4 (3.15%) Cisco
7 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.36%) SAP
9 2 (1.57%) Apple
9 2 (1.57%) F5
9 2 (1.57%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.79%) EMC
10 1 (0.79%) Intel
10 1 (0.79%) NetApp
10 1 (0.79%) Sybase
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