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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 68 90 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Contract jobs citing HTTP 15 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.06% 0.40% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.15% 3.70% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 11
Average daily rate
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£251 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £391 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £421 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +59.29%
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
164 162 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.64% 10.88% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 61 84
Average daily rate £325 £250 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £412 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 47
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.94 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £160.00 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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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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 +7 11 £325 -23.52% 2
Leicestershire +7 3 £200 -48.38% 6
Derbyshire - - - - 3
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (64.52%) XML
2 16 (51.61%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) Web Services
3 13 (41.94%) HTTPS
3 13 (41.94%) SOA
4 12 (38.71%) .NET
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) WebSphere
5 11 (35.48%) DB2
5 11 (35.48%) REST
6 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) HTML
6 10 (32.26%) Middleware
6 10 (32.26%) Clustering
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle
7 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.81%) C++
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (22.58%) WSDL
9 7 (22.58%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (22.58%) JSON
9 7 (22.58%) Apache Solr
9 7 (22.58%) Force.com
9 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (19.35%) Retail
10 6 (19.35%) Scrum

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (38.71%) WebSphere
2 7 (22.58%) Apache Solr
3 6 (19.35%) IIS
4 5 (16.13%) NetWeaver
4 5 (16.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
6 3 (9.68%) Apache
7 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) HTTPS
2 6 (19.35%) SSL
3 5 (16.13%) DMZ
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) SNA
4 1 (3.23%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) DB2
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Fiddler
1 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.68%) PVCS
2 3 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (9.68%) Ant
2 3 (9.68%) ClearCase
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Introscope
4 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Integration Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) XML
2 13 (41.94%) Web Services
3 12 (38.71%) .NET
4 11 (35.48%) REST
5 10 (32.26%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) Middleware
6 7 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (22.58%) WSDL
6 7 (22.58%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (22.58%) JSON
7 5 (16.13%) XSD
7 5 (16.13%) JMS
7 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (12.90%) WCF
8 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
8 4 (12.90%) XHTML
8 4 (12.90%) SOAP
9 3 (9.68%) Struts
9 3 (9.68%) Servlets
9 3 (9.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
2 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (16.13%) Open Source
4 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
4 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
5 2 (6.45%) DataPower
6 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.23%) AS400
6 1 (3.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) SOA
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
6 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
7 4 (12.90%) OO
8 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) OOP
8 3 (9.68%) CRM
8 3 (9.68%) ERP
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.23%) Analytics
9 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) C++
4 5 (16.13%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) Smalltalk
5 3 (9.68%) Apex Code
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) RPG
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) COBOL
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) WMI
2 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.45%) CA Wily
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (19.35%) IBM
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Software AG
5 4 (12.90%) Intel
6 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) CA
6 2 (6.45%) Splunk
7 1 (3.23%) NetIQ
7 1 (3.23%) Google
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