The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 56 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 18 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.98% 0.55% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.51% 5.06% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 79 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.02% 10.93% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 55
Average daily rate £413 £278 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) J2EE
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) JSON
4 6 (31.58%) GWT
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) J2SE
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
5 5 (26.32%) Google
5 5 (26.32%) Ext JS
5 5 (26.32%) Sencha
5 5 (26.32%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) RESTful
6 4 (21.05%) Content Management
6 4 (21.05%) Node.js
6 4 (21.05%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) CMS
6 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 4 (21.05%) SSL
6 4 (21.05%) IPv4
6 4 (21.05%) Internet

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (21.05%) CMS
1 4 (21.05%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SSL
1 4 (21.05%) IPv4
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) OSPF
2 1 (5.26%) BGP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) SSH
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Games
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) J2EE
3 6 (31.58%) J2SE
3 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) JSON
3 6 (31.58%) GWT
4 5 (26.32%) Ext JS
4 5 (26.32%) REST
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 4 (21.05%) RESTful
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) CSS3
6 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
6 3 (15.79%) Sass
6 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
6 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
3 1 (5.26%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Phone
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Content Management
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Test Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) CFEngine
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Google
2 5 (26.32%) Sencha
3 3 (15.79%) Appcelerator
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata