The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 66 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.76% 0.17% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% 0.97% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £450 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
HTTP
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 103 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.36% 17.76% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 49
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £384 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 34
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £47.50
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 Cambridgeshire

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 5 £450 - 18
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (78.57%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (50.00%) JSON
4 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (50.00%) Twisted
4 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (50.00%) Docker
5 6 (42.86%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Banking
8 2 (14.29%) SSH
8 2 (14.29%) UNIX
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Temenos
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) J2EE

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) SSH
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Python Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Python Software Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Python Programmer
5 3 (21.43%) Programmer
6 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Network Support
7 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) XML
1 7 (50.00%) JSON
1 7 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (50.00%) Twisted
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Temenos
2 1 (7.14%) VMware