The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 24 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.72% 3.67% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 14.29% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate £375 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -8.88%
HTTP
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.88% 25.69% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 13
Average daily rate £375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) SSL
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Node.js
2 5 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) W3C
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) JMeter
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (30.00%) SMTP
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) JMeter
1 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) REST
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Garbage Collection
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) Go
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Salt