The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 110 102 122
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing HTTP 39 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.28% 0.98% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.40% 6.52% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 8
Average daily rate
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£448 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £363 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £650 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.55 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
527 353 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.24% 15.07% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 135 241
Average daily rate £345 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 51 63
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
Essex +6 24 £448 -31.15% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 9 £335 -21.17% 19
Hertfordshire -29 4 - - 6
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 50 (69.44%) Linux
2 32 (44.44%) Java
3 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
3 29 (40.28%) XML
4 28 (38.89%) UNIX
4 28 (38.89%) HTML
5 25 (34.72%) Python
6 23 (31.94%) REST
7 22 (30.56%) MySQL
8 21 (29.17%) SQL
8 21 (29.17%) CSS
9 20 (27.78%) Web Services
9 20 (27.78%) Spring
9 20 (27.78%) Software Engineering
9 20 (27.78%) Relational Database
10 19 (26.39%) Hibernate
10 19 (26.39%) JSON
10 19 (26.39%) Oracle
11 17 (23.61%) Web Design
11 17 (23.61%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
12 15 (20.83%) Selenium
12 15 (20.83%) OO
12 15 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (19.44%) Configuration Management
13 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
13 14 (19.44%) Web Development
13 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
14 13 (18.06%) jQuery
14 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (12.50%) Apache
2 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.94%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (6.94%) MQSeries
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (5.56%) CMS
6 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.78%) Node.js
6 2 (2.78%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
2 13 (18.06%) DHCP
3 12 (16.67%) FTP
4 11 (15.28%) Internet
5 9 (12.50%) LDAP
5 9 (12.50%) Firewall
5 9 (12.50%) Wireless
6 8 (11.11%) Telnet
6 8 (11.11%) Broadband
6 8 (11.11%) NAS
7 5 (6.94%) DNS
8 4 (5.56%) RTP
8 4 (5.56%) UMTS
8 4 (5.56%) LTE
8 4 (5.56%) ASN.1
9 2 (2.78%) SAN
10 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.39%) VPN
10 1 (1.39%) WAN
10 1 (1.39%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) MySQL
2 20 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 15 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (15.28%) MongoDB
5 9 (12.50%) Neo4j
6 8 (11.11%) MariaDB
7 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.39%) SimpleDB
9 1 (1.39%) Big Data
9 1 (1.39%) DB2
9 1 (1.39%) DTS
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.83%) Selenium
3 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
4 12 (16.67%) JUnit
5 9 (12.50%) Maven
5 9 (12.50%) Ant
6 8 (11.11%) Eclipse
7 6 (8.33%) Bugzilla
7 6 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (8.33%) Redmine
7 6 (8.33%) JIRA
7 6 (8.33%) Trac
8 5 (6.94%) Subversion
8 5 (6.94%) Log4j
9 4 (5.56%) ClearQuest
9 4 (5.56%) ClearCase
9 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.78%) Mockito
11 2 (2.78%) Hamcrest
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.56%) Electronics
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Local Government
6 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.39%) Games
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (55.56%) Developer
2 20 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Python Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Python Programmer
10 3 (4.17%) Programmer
11 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Architect
11 2 (2.78%) Tester
11 2 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) XML
2 28 (38.89%) HTML
3 23 (31.94%) REST
4 21 (29.17%) CSS
5 20 (27.78%) Web Services
5 20 (27.78%) Spring
6 19 (26.39%) Hibernate
6 19 (26.39%) JSON
7 13 (18.06%) jQuery
8 12 (16.67%) .NET
8 12 (16.67%) Struts
8 12 (16.67%) Twisted
9 11 (15.28%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (13.89%) Spring MVC
11 9 (12.50%) JAX-RS
11 9 (12.50%) JAAS
12 8 (11.11%) XSLT
12 8 (11.11%) J2EE
12 8 (11.11%) JPA
13 7 (9.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.72%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.94%) Web 2.0
3 5 (6.94%) Open Source
4 4 (5.56%) Handset
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.78%) STB
5 2 (2.78%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.78%) Biology
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Life Science
6 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.39%) MPEG
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.39%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 50 (69.44%) Linux
2 28 (38.89%) UNIX
3 13 (18.06%) Mac OS X
4 12 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 9 (12.50%) Windows
6 7 (9.72%) Solaris
7 6 (8.33%) HPUX
8 4 (5.56%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 17 (23.61%) Web Design
2 17 (23.61%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (20.83%) OO
4 14 (19.44%) Configuration Management
4 14 (19.44%) Web Development
5 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.06%) TDD
6 12 (16.67%) MVC
6 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 12 (16.67%) DevOps
7 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.33%) Use Case
8 6 (8.33%) Functional Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Web Application Development
9 5 (6.94%) Microservices
9 5 (6.94%) Content Management
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) Java
2 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
3 25 (34.72%) Python
4 21 (29.17%) SQL
5 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 11 (15.28%) PHP
7 10 (13.89%) PL/SQL
8 9 (12.50%) Perl
9 8 (11.11%) VB.NET
9 8 (11.11%) Bash Shell
9 8 (11.11%) Ruby
10 5 (6.94%) XPath
11 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 4 (5.56%) C
11 4 (5.56%) C#
12 2 (2.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (1.39%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Docker
2 8 (11.11%) Firmware
3 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) IBM
2 11 (15.28%) JBoss
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Sun
3 5 (6.94%) Interwoven
4 2 (2.78%) Twitter
5 1 (1.39%) Brocade
5 1 (1.39%) hybris
5 1 (1.39%) ATG
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
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