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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 125 115 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 20 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 1.05% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.91% 7.04% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 11
Average daily rate
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£550 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £165 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £496 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +122.22%
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
512 469 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.42% 14.95% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 246 135
Average daily rate £325 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £172 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 69 43
Average hourly rate £21.53 £25.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.60 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.10 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 -9 8 £583 +72.59% 1
Suffolk - 5 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £250 -18.69% 23
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire -5 1 - - 8
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (60.42%) HTML
2 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 25 (52.08%) Linux
4 20 (41.67%) CSS
5 18 (37.50%) Java
5 18 (37.50%) TDD
6 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
7 15 (31.25%) Scrum
7 15 (31.25%) Middleware
7 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 15 (31.25%) HTML5
7 15 (31.25%) REST
8 14 (29.17%) Puppet
8 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
8 14 (29.17%) Kanban
8 14 (29.17%) Subversion
9 13 (27.08%) SSL
9 13 (27.08%) Mac OS X
9 13 (27.08%) MySQL
9 13 (27.08%) UNIX
9 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
9 13 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (25.00%) User Stories
10 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 12 (25.00%) SOA
11 11 (22.92%) PHP
11 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
12 10 (20.83%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (14.58%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (27.08%) SSL
3 6 (12.50%) FTP
4 5 (10.42%) DHCP
4 5 (10.42%) Wireless
4 5 (10.42%) Firewall
5 4 (8.33%) Telnet
5 4 (8.33%) DNS
6 3 (6.25%) Broadband
6 3 (6.25%) WAN
6 3 (6.25%) NAS
7 2 (4.17%) IPv4
7 2 (4.17%) IPv6
7 2 (4.17%) Internet
7 2 (4.17%) 802.11
8 1 (2.08%) DWDM
8 1 (2.08%) MPLS
8 1 (2.08%) OSPF
8 1 (2.08%) BGP
8 1 (2.08%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
2 13 (27.08%) MySQL
3 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) Neo4j
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 14 (29.17%) Subversion
3 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.33%) Trac
4 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) Redmine
6 2 (4.17%) JUnit
6 2 (4.17%) Selenium
6 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.17%) Grunt
6 2 (4.17%) Bower
6 2 (4.17%) gulp
6 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.08%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Local Government
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Lead Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Software Architect
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.25%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.25%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) HTML
2 20 (41.67%) CSS
3 15 (31.25%) Middleware
3 15 (31.25%) HTML5
3 15 (31.25%) REST
4 10 (20.83%) jQuery
4 10 (20.83%) Web Services
5 9 (18.75%) LAMP
6 8 (16.67%) CSS3
7 7 (14.58%) JSON
7 7 (14.58%) RESTful
8 5 (10.42%) .NET
9 4 (8.33%) Servlets
9 4 (8.33%) SOAP
9 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.33%) Ajax
9 4 (8.33%) Java EE
9 4 (8.33%) FFmpeg
10 3 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) MPEG
2 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.17%) Biology
3 2 (4.17%) Life Science
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) DTV
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.08%) STB
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Mac OS X
2 13 (27.08%) UNIX
3 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) TDD
3 15 (31.25%) Scrum
4 14 (29.17%) Kanban
5 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (25.00%) User Stories
6 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (25.00%) SOA
7 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.42%) Coaching
8 5 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (10.42%) Open Source
9 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (8.33%) MVC
9 4 (8.33%) API Design
10 3 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
10 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.25%) OO
10 3 (6.25%) OO PHP
10 3 (6.25%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 18 (37.50%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) PHP
4 6 (12.50%) C
5 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) Ruby
6 4 (8.33%) Python
6 4 (8.33%) C++
7 3 (6.25%) Scala
8 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.17%) C#
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
9 1 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.08%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Puppet
2 13 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle
1 4 (8.33%) WSO2
2 3 (6.25%) Google
2 3 (6.25%) Zend
2 3 (6.25%) Facebook
3 2 (4.17%) Terracotta
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) NetApp
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Lagan
4 1 (2.08%) Imperva
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