The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 86 74 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 11 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.71% 1.11% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.53% 9.20% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £413 £251 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.67% -35.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £188 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £333 £418
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
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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
199 174 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.85% 12.03% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 86 69
Average daily rate £313 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £218 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.50 £147.40
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 the East Midlands

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire -18 5 - -
Derbyshire - 4 £375 - 1
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (61.90%) IBM
2 11 (52.38%) SOA
3 9 (42.86%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) SOAP
3 9 (42.86%) XML
3 9 (42.86%) REST
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) DataStage
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) HTTPS
5 7 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 7 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (33.33%) Unix
5 7 (33.33%) MQSeries
5 7 (33.33%) JMS
5 7 (33.33%) DB2
5 7 (33.33%) J2EE
6 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 6 (28.57%) UML
6 6 (28.57%) JBoss
6 6 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Open Source
6 6 (28.57%) Ajax
6 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
7 5 (23.81%) JSON
7 5 (23.81%) AOP
7 5 (23.81%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (23.81%) JPA

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 6 (28.57%) JBoss
2 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 5 (23.81%) Apache
3 5 (23.81%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 4 (19.05%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (19.05%) FTP
5 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) DataStage
2 7 (33.33%) DB2
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) JDeveloper
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Migration Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) TIBCO Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) REST
1 9 (42.86%) SOAP
1 9 (42.86%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) J2EE
2 7 (33.33%) JMS
3 6 (28.57%) Ajax
3 6 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) JAX-RS
4 5 (23.81%) JAX-WS
4 5 (23.81%) JPA
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) JSON
4 5 (23.81%) Struts
5 4 (19.05%) JDBC
5 4 (19.05%) JTA
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
5 4 (19.05%) Spring
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) DataPower
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) SOA
2 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) Open Source
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) AOP
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (23.81%) EAI
4 5 (23.81%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) API Development
5 4 (19.05%) B2B
5 4 (19.05%) ETL
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) Pair Programming
5 4 (19.05%) Product Management
5 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) COBOL
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Talend
5 2 (9.52%) Apigee
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Intel
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Software AG