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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 74 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 18 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.19% 0.25% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.96% 1.81% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -50.00%
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
201 221 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.27% 13.66% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 118 79
Average daily rate £388 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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
Nottinghamshire +26 8 - - 2
Northamptonshire - 4 £410 - 6
Derbyshire - - - - 3
Leicestershire - - - - 5
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) XML
2 14 (66.67%) SOA
3 13 (61.90%) HTTPS
4 12 (57.14%) REST
5 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
5 11 (52.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (52.38%) WSDL
5 11 (52.38%) XSD
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) SAP
6 10 (47.62%) Web Services
6 10 (47.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 9 (42.86%) JSON
7 9 (42.86%) Java
8 8 (38.10%) JMS
8 8 (38.10%) NetWeaver
9 7 (33.33%) Middleware
9 7 (33.33%) Intel
10 6 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (23.81%) Firewall
11 5 (23.81%) Linux
12 4 (19.05%) C++
12 4 (19.05%) .NET
12 4 (19.05%) SOAP
12 4 (19.05%) Oracle
12 4 (19.05%) IBM
12 4 (19.05%) Force.com
12 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
13 3 (14.29%) Scrum

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
2 8 (38.10%) NetWeaver
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Force.com
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) HTTPS
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) DMZ
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) SSH
4 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) FTP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) JDeveloper
2 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Architect
2 11 (52.38%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 1 (4.76%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Designer
7 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Designer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) XML
2 12 (57.14%) REST
3 11 (52.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (52.38%) WSDL
3 11 (52.38%) XSD
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) Web Services
4 10 (47.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 9 (42.86%) JSON
6 8 (38.10%) JMS
7 7 (33.33%) Middleware
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) SOAP
9 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (9.52%) BAPI
11 1 (4.76%) HTML5
11 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (4.76%) RESTful
11 1 (4.76%) CSS3
11 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) DataPower
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (14.29%) Scrum
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) OO PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (4.76%) XPath
4 1 (4.76%) PHP5
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) Intel
3 6 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Software AG
5 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) Perforce
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft