The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 30 53 28
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs citing HTTP 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.75% 0.41% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 3.70% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £315 £475 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% -1.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.80 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-58.04% +25.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.39% 11.20% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 16
Average daily rate £338 £263 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £29.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.54% -19.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
HTTP
Hampshire

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Basingstoke region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
1 8 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) CMS
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (60.00%) Web Development
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) DSDM
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (60.00%) Ektron
4 3 (30.00%) DataPower
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) CMS
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Server Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Server Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) DataPower
2 2 (20.00%) HACMP
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Web Development
1 6 (60.00%) DSDM
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Jython
3 2 (20.00%) XPath
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) HP
1 6 (60.00%) Ektron
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) CA