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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 68 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.63% 1.32% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.39% 8.77% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£419 £330 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.89% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £263 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.09%
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
114 114 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.45% 15.06% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 42
Average daily rate £275 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 21
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £33.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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
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 3 July 2015. 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 -12 4 £419 +26.89% 18
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
6 2 (18.18%) API Development
6 2 (18.18%) API Design
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Java EE
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Servlets
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (9.09%) DTV
7 1 (9.09%) DVB
7 1 (9.09%) STB
7 1 (9.09%) IGMP

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (9.09%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DVB
2 1 (9.09%) IGMP
2 1 (9.09%) RTSP
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) UI Developer
2 5 (45.45%) UI Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Java EE
3 2 (18.18%) Servlets
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) MPEG
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
1 1 (9.09%) STB
1 1 (9.09%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) API Development
3 2 (18.18%) API Design
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
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