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 22 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 76 119
Rank change year-on-year -9 +43  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 36 73 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.79% 2.61% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 18.30% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 61 18
Median daily rate £425 £443 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +41.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £389 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £532 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £403 £385
% change year-on-year +18.01% +4.54%  
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 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 300 399 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.91% 14.29% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 252 248
Median daily rate £375 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 19
Median hourly rate £17.39 £15.41 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.84% -55.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £41.50 £150.00
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 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 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 22 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
West Yorkshire +9 29 £425 -1.16% 7
South Yorkshire -10 6 £475 -5.00%
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 87 (77.68%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (70.54%) Linux
3 77 (68.75%) Python
4 72 (64.29%) Configuration Management
5 70 (62.50%) Ruby
6 69 (61.61%) Git (software)
7 68 (60.71%) HTML
8 66 (58.93%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (55.36%) CSS
10 57 (50.89%) Java
11 56 (50.00%) Test Automation
12 55 (49.11%) Relational Database
13 54 (48.21%) Web Design
14 53 (47.32%) Responsive Web Design
15 47 (41.96%) JavaScript
16 43 (38.39%) DevOps
17 42 (37.50%) Web Development
18 39 (34.82%) Subversion
19 35 (31.25%) RESTful
19 35 (31.25%) Scala
20 33 (29.46%) Open Source
20 33 (29.46%) Unix
20 33 (29.46%) Mac OS X
21 32 (28.57%) MVC
21 32 (28.57%) HTML5
22 31 (27.68%) Visualisation
22 31 (27.68%) Data Visualisation
22 31 (27.68%) REST
22 31 (27.68%) Django
23 30 (26.79%) CSS3

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 26 (23.21%) Confluence
2 8 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.46%) IIS
5 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.79%) Apache
7 2 (1.79%) Jetty
7 2 (1.79%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.79%) nginx
8 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.89%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) GitHub
2 2 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.79%) Slack
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Loggly
3 1 (0.89%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.82%) SSL
3 9 (8.04%) DNS
3 9 (8.04%) Firewall
4 8 (7.14%) LDAP
5 7 (6.25%) Internet
5 7 (6.25%) SMTP
6 4 (3.57%) DHCP
6 4 (3.57%) FTP
6 4 (3.57%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.57%) Telnet
7 3 (2.68%) SSH
8 1 (0.89%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.89%) Extranet
8 1 (0.89%) FCoE
8 1 (0.89%) Intranet
8 1 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.89%) LAN
8 1 (0.89%) SAN
8 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (49.11%) Relational Database
2 24 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 16 (14.29%) MySQL
4 14 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (8.93%) Redis
6 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.57%) DB2
8 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.79%) HBase
11 1 (0.89%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.89%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.89%) Riak
Development Applications
1 69 (61.61%) Git (software)
2 39 (34.82%) Subversion
3 29 (25.89%) Jenkins
4 26 (23.21%) JIRA
4 26 (23.21%) JUnit
5 6 (5.36%) PHPUnit
6 4 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.68%) JMeter
7 3 (2.68%) Selenium
8 2 (1.79%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.79%) Maven
8 2 (1.79%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.89%) Grunt
9 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Electronics
2 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.36%) Marketing
2 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (68.75%) Developer
2 33 (29.46%) Java Developer
3 28 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 13 (11.61%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Java Scala Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (8.04%) WebOps Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Administrator
8 6 (5.36%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Architect
10 4 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Server Administrator
10 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Administrator
10 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
11 3 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (2.68%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (60.71%) HTML
2 62 (55.36%) CSS
3 35 (31.25%) RESTful
4 32 (28.57%) HTML5
5 31 (27.68%) Django
5 31 (27.68%) REST
6 30 (26.79%) CSS3
7 29 (25.89%) JSON
8 27 (24.11%) Ajax
9 26 (23.21%) Spring
10 24 (21.43%) Guice
10 24 (21.43%) Play Framework
10 24 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
11 23 (20.54%) Spring MVC
12 8 (7.14%) Node.js
13 7 (6.25%) Flask
13 7 (6.25%) Web Services
14 6 (5.36%) EclipseLink
14 6 (5.36%) Laravel
14 6 (5.36%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) User Experience
2 4 (3.57%) Replication
3 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.79%) Clustering
4 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.89%) Animation
5 1 (0.89%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (0.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 79 (70.54%) Linux
2 33 (29.46%) Mac OS X
2 33 (29.46%) Unix
3 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.46%) Windows
4 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.68%) CoreOS
5 3 (2.68%) VMS
6 2 (1.79%) RancherOS
7 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (77.68%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (64.29%) Configuration Management
3 66 (58.93%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 54 (48.21%) Web Design
6 53 (47.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 43 (38.39%) DevOps
8 42 (37.50%) Web Development
9 33 (29.46%) Open Source
10 32 (28.57%) MVC
11 31 (27.68%) Data Visualisation
11 31 (27.68%) Visualisation
12 30 (26.79%) Scrum
13 25 (22.32%) Mentoring
14 24 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (21.43%) OWASP
15 23 (20.54%) TDD
16 21 (18.75%) Line Management
17 18 (16.07%) Rapid Prototyping
18 12 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 77 (68.75%) Python
2 70 (62.50%) Ruby
3 57 (50.89%) Java
4 47 (41.96%) JavaScript
5 35 (31.25%) Scala
6 26 (23.21%) C#
7 13 (11.61%) SQL
8 9 (8.04%) Go
9 7 (6.25%) PHP
9 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.89%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) BC Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) MCSE
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.14%) Docker
2 3 (2.68%) vCloud
2 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.79%) etcd
3 2 (1.79%) flannel
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.89%) Firmware
4 1 (0.89%) HDFS
4 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) KVM
4 1 (0.89%) NFS
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.89%) SRDF
4 1 (0.89%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (15.18%) Puppet
3 12 (10.71%) Salt
4 8 (7.14%) Ansible
5 5 (4.46%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.57%) Rancher
7 3 (2.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.68%) vRealize
8 2 (1.79%) Consul
8 2 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.79%) Marathon
8 2 (1.79%) Mesos
8 2 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.89%) Nagios
9 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (23.21%) Google
2 7 (6.25%) IBM
3 6 (5.36%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) SAP
3 6 (5.36%) Zend
4 5 (4.46%) VMware
5 3 (2.68%) Apple
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.79%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.89%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) F5
7 1 (0.89%) Intel
7 1 (0.89%) NetApp
7 1 (0.89%) New Relic
7 1 (0.89%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.89%) Splunk
7 1 (0.89%) Sybase
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