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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 89 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 35 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.47% 0.35% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.86% 2.43% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 6
Average daily rate £463 £438 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £476 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -8.88%
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
355 370 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.90% 14.48% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 183 165
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 62 52
Average hourly rate £22.38 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

HTTP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 21 £469 -
Cambridgeshire +16 10 £263 -38.23% 8
Hertfordshire +13 3 - - 5
Norfolk - 1 £413 -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 39 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 37 (71.15%) SSL
3 32 (61.54%) Linux
4 30 (57.69%) Perl
4 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (48.08%) HTML
5 25 (48.08%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (46.15%) Puppet
6 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
7 22 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (42.31%) REST
8 21 (40.38%) Java
8 21 (40.38%) CSS
9 20 (38.46%) Mentoring
10 18 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
10 18 (34.62%) C
10 18 (34.62%) Middleware
11 17 (32.69%) Ajax
11 17 (32.69%) JSON
12 16 (30.77%) Configuration Management
12 16 (30.77%) Open Source
13 15 (28.85%) Bash Shell
13 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
14 14 (26.92%) TDD
15 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 13 (25.00%) Scrum
15 13 (25.00%) SOA
15 13 (25.00%) DevOps
16 12 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (17.31%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.77%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) Jetty
4 2 (3.85%) nginx
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Magento
2 1 (1.92%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.92%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.69%) Google App Engine
2 4 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 37 (71.15%) SSL
3 11 (21.15%) Internet
4 10 (19.23%) 802.15
4 10 (19.23%) Bluetooth
4 10 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (19.23%) X.509
4 10 (19.23%) ZigBee
5 8 (15.38%) DNS
6 5 (9.62%) Firewall
6 5 (9.62%) FTP
7 4 (7.69%) BGP
7 4 (7.69%) DHCP
7 4 (7.69%) IPsec
7 4 (7.69%) OSPF
8 3 (5.77%) Junos
8 3 (5.77%) LDAP
8 3 (5.77%) SSH
9 1 (1.92%) ADSL
9 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) DB2
4 2 (3.85%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.23%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) JUnit
4 2 (3.85%) DbUnit
4 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.92%) Bower
5 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.92%) Build Forge
5 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.92%) Grunt
5 1 (1.92%) gulp
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.92%) Protractor
5 1 (1.92%) Redmine
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) Trac
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) IT Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Environment Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) HTML
2 22 (42.31%) REST
3 21 (40.38%) CSS
4 18 (34.62%) Middleware
5 17 (32.69%) Ajax
5 17 (32.69%) JSON
6 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
7 10 (19.23%) 802.1X
8 9 (17.31%) J2EE
9 8 (15.38%) Web Services
10 6 (11.54%) CSS3
10 6 (11.54%) HTML5
11 5 (9.62%) .NET
12 4 (7.69%) Django
12 4 (7.69%) Java EE
13 3 (5.77%) LAMP
13 3 (5.77%) Play Framework
13 3 (5.77%) RESTful
13 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (5.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Internet of Things
2 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.69%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Biology
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.92%) STB
3 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (61.54%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (15.38%) Unix
4 6 (11.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 16 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 16 (30.77%) Open Source
5 14 (26.92%) TDD
6 13 (25.00%) DevOps
6 13 (25.00%) Scrum
6 13 (25.00%) SOA
6 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (23.08%) Coaching
7 12 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (21.15%) User Stories
9 10 (19.23%) Kanban
10 7 (13.46%) API Design
11 5 (9.62%) High Availability
11 5 (9.62%) Microservices
11 5 (9.62%) OO
11 5 (9.62%) Web Design
12 4 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) Perl
2 21 (40.38%) Java
3 18 (34.62%) C
3 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.85%) Bash Shell
5 12 (23.08%) Python
6 10 (19.23%) C++
7 5 (9.62%) PHP
8 4 (7.69%) Ruby
9 3 (5.77%) Scala
10 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.85%) JNCIA
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.77%) Xen
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 24 (46.15%) Puppet
2 22 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.92%) Cacti
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) VMware
2 5 (9.62%) WSO2
3 4 (7.69%) Google
4 3 (5.77%) Juniper
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) Zend
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.92%) Siebel
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