The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 28 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.13% 2.19% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.29% 7.46% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £339 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% +17.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £270 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £408 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +59.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 67 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.96% 29.39% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 7
Average daily rate £340 £425 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +80.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 11
Average hourly rate £11.35 £175.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.51% +438.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 January 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (41.67%) Ektron
5 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) DSDM
5 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (41.67%) CMS
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 4 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (16.67%) S/MIME

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (41.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) S/MIME
1 2 (16.67%) SMTP
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) SSH
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) DSDM
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) SIEM
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) GCIA
2 1 (8.33%) GCIH
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COSO
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Ektron
2 5 (41.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee