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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 110 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 31 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.09% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.74% 3.55% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.06%
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
460 394 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.20% 16.25% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 192 184
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 62
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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
Essex +10 20 £475 - 3
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £335 -25.55% 7
Hertfordshire -4 3 £325 - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 51 (73.91%) Linux
2 45 (65.22%) Java
3 42 (60.87%) HTML
3 42 (60.87%) REST
4 36 (52.17%) UNIX
5 35 (50.72%) Hibernate
6 33 (47.83%) Relational Database
7 32 (46.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 32 (46.38%) Web Design
7 32 (46.38%) CSS
8 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
9 30 (43.48%) XML
9 30 (43.48%) Spring
10 29 (42.03%) SQL
10 29 (42.03%) Mac OS X
10 29 (42.03%) Configuration Management
11 26 (37.68%) MVC
11 26 (37.68%) MySQL
11 26 (37.68%) MongoDB
12 25 (36.23%) Web Development
12 25 (36.23%) Oracle
13 24 (34.78%) JAX-RS
14 23 (33.33%) Web Services
15 21 (30.43%) PL/SQL
15 21 (30.43%) Neo4j
15 21 (30.43%) Spring MVC
16 20 (28.99%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (28.99%) Python
16 20 (28.99%) TDD
17 19 (27.54%) JBoss

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (27.54%) JBoss
2 14 (20.29%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.90%) Node.js
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
6 1 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) SPSS
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.90%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) PaaS
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) LDAP
2 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.70%) DHCP
3 6 (8.70%) Firewall
4 5 (7.25%) Wireless
4 5 (7.25%) Telnet
4 5 (7.25%) Broadband
4 5 (7.25%) FTP
4 5 (7.25%) NAS
5 4 (5.80%) Internet
6 2 (2.90%) SAN
6 2 (2.90%) SSH
7 1 (1.45%) LAN
7 1 (1.45%) WAN
7 1 (1.45%) VPN
7 1 (1.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.83%) Relational Database
2 26 (37.68%) MySQL
2 26 (37.68%) MongoDB
3 21 (30.43%) Neo4j
4 17 (24.64%) MariaDB
5 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.35%) DTS
7 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.45%) SimpleDB
8 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.04%) Selenium
2 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.70%) Maven
4 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.80%) Ant
5 4 (5.80%) JUnit
6 3 (4.35%) Subversion
6 3 (4.35%) Log4j
7 2 (2.90%) Mockito
7 2 (2.90%) Hamcrest
7 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.90%) Redmine
7 2 (2.90%) Trac
7 2 (2.90%) JIRA
7 2 (2.90%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.45%) NUnit
8 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.45%) MSTest
8 1 (1.45%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Local Government
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (69.57%) Developer
2 37 (53.62%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Python Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Python Software Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Programmer
7 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Python Programmer
7 3 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.90%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.87%) HTML
1 42 (60.87%) REST
2 35 (50.72%) Hibernate
3 32 (46.38%) CSS
4 30 (43.48%) XML
4 30 (43.48%) Spring
5 24 (34.78%) JAX-RS
6 23 (33.33%) Web Services
7 21 (30.43%) Spring MVC
8 19 (27.54%) Struts
9 18 (26.09%) JAAS
10 17 (24.64%) JPA
11 14 (20.29%) Struts2
11 14 (20.29%) JAX-RPC
12 12 (17.39%) JSON
13 8 (11.59%) .NET
13 8 (11.59%) J2EE
14 7 (10.14%) jQuery
14 7 (10.14%) Twisted
14 7 (10.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (23.19%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.80%) Open Source
3 4 (5.80%) STB
4 3 (4.35%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.90%) Biology
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Life Science
5 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 51 (73.91%) Linux
2 36 (52.17%) UNIX
3 29 (42.03%) Mac OS X
4 7 (10.14%) Ubuntu
5 5 (7.25%) Windows
6 4 (5.80%) HPUX
7 3 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (1.45%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.45%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Responsive Web Design
1 32 (46.38%) Web Design
2 29 (42.03%) Configuration Management
3 26 (37.68%) MVC
4 25 (36.23%) Web Development
5 20 (28.99%) TDD
6 14 (20.29%) Microservices
7 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
8 12 (17.39%) OO
9 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 8 (11.59%) Scrum
11 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
12 6 (8.70%) DevOps
13 5 (7.25%) UML
13 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
14 4 (5.80%) Web Application Development
14 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (5.80%) Test Automation
14 4 (5.80%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 45 (65.22%) Java
2 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 29 (42.03%) SQL
4 21 (30.43%) PL/SQL
5 20 (28.99%) Python
6 7 (10.14%) PHP
7 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.70%) Perl
8 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.25%) Ruby
8 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.35%) XPath
10 2 (2.90%) Scala
10 2 (2.90%) C#
10 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Sun Certification
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Docker
2 5 (7.25%) Firmware
3 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) IBM
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) Sun
4 3 (4.35%) Interwoven
5 2 (2.90%) Twitter
5 2 (2.90%) Temenos
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas
6 1 (1.45%) Brocade
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Anglia
HP
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