The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 23 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 Canary Wharf 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank - 42 45
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 1.36% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.67% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £200 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -64.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £28.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-56.20% +14.18%
Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.27% 8.15% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 27
Average daily rate £315 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £176 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
HTTP
London

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) BEA
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) BEA
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle