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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 109 101 126
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs citing HTTP 37 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 0.88% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 5.90% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £425 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +38.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £256 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £630 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.28 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+116.81% -33.52%
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
467 356 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.80% 14.85% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 141 259
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 43 75
Average hourly rate £25.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +6 15 £338 -48.07% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 10 £330 -22.35% 24
Hertfordshire -16 8 £263 +5.00% 6
Norfolk - 4 £350 -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 41 (61.19%) Linux
2 28 (41.79%) Java
2 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
2 28 (41.79%) UNIX
3 23 (34.33%) HTML
4 22 (32.84%) Oracle
5 20 (29.85%) SQL
6 19 (28.36%) MySQL
6 19 (28.36%) Python
7 18 (26.87%) Web Services
8 17 (25.37%) XML
8 17 (25.37%) Apache
9 16 (23.88%) DHCP
10 15 (22.39%) CSS
10 15 (22.39%) Windows
10 15 (22.39%) Selenium
11 14 (20.90%) IBM
11 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
11 14 (20.90%) REST
12 13 (19.40%) JUnit
12 13 (19.40%) FTP
12 13 (19.40%) Internet
12 13 (19.40%) JSON
13 12 (17.91%) PHP
13 12 (17.91%) .NET
13 12 (17.91%) Ant
13 12 (17.91%) OO
13 12 (17.91%) Tomcat
13 12 (17.91%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (17.91%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (25.37%) Apache
2 12 (17.91%) Tomcat
3 9 (13.43%) WebSphere
4 8 (11.94%) MQSeries
5 7 (10.45%) WebLogic
6 6 (8.96%) CMS
7 5 (7.46%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (7.46%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (7.46%) IIS
7 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (7.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.49%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) DHCP
2 13 (19.40%) FTP
2 13 (19.40%) Internet
3 10 (14.93%) Firewall
3 10 (14.93%) Wireless
4 9 (13.43%) NAS
4 9 (13.43%) Telnet
4 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.43%) Broadband
5 7 (10.45%) DNS
5 7 (10.45%) LDAP
6 4 (5.97%) LTE
6 4 (5.97%) ASN.1
6 4 (5.97%) RTP
6 4 (5.97%) UMTS
7 3 (4.48%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.99%) X.509
8 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.99%) SSL
8 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) MySQL
2 12 (17.91%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (16.42%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.97%) MariaDB
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.97%) DB2
4 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.99%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.49%) Big Data
7 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.49%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Selenium
2 13 (19.40%) JUnit
3 12 (17.91%) Ant
4 10 (14.93%) Maven
5 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
5 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
6 8 (11.94%) Eclipse
7 7 (10.45%) Subversion
7 7 (10.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (8.96%) Redmine
8 6 (8.96%) Trac
8 6 (8.96%) Bugzilla
8 6 (8.96%) JIRA
9 5 (7.46%) Log4j
10 4 (5.97%) ClearQuest
10 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
10 4 (5.97%) ClearCase
11 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
12 2 (2.99%) Fiddler
13 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Retail
3 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.97%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Software Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Test Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Python Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Python Software Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Administrator
5 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.97%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) HTML
2 18 (26.87%) Web Services
3 17 (25.37%) XML
4 15 (22.39%) CSS
5 14 (20.90%) REST
6 13 (19.40%) JSON
7 12 (17.91%) Spring
7 12 (17.91%) .NET
8 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
8 11 (16.42%) jQuery
9 9 (13.43%) J2EE
9 9 (13.43%) Struts
10 8 (11.94%) JAAS
10 8 (11.94%) Ajax
11 7 (10.45%) SOAP
11 7 (10.45%) Twisted
12 6 (8.96%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (8.96%) XSLT
12 6 (8.96%) JMS
13 5 (7.46%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Firmware
2 6 (8.96%) PKI
3 5 (7.46%) Web 2.0
3 5 (7.46%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.97%) Handset
5 3 (4.48%) STB
5 3 (4.48%) Open Source
6 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.49%) MPEG
7 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.49%) Biology
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) Life Science
7 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 41 (61.19%) Linux
2 28 (41.79%) UNIX
3 15 (22.39%) Windows
4 8 (11.94%) Solaris
5 7 (10.45%) Ubuntu
6 5 (7.46%) HPUX
6 5 (7.46%) Mac OS X
7 4 (5.97%) VxWorks
7 4 (5.97%) AIX
8 3 (4.48%) SUSE
8 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
2 12 (17.91%) OO
3 11 (16.42%) TDD
4 10 (14.93%) Web Development
4 10 (14.93%) DevOps
5 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.45%) Load Balancing
6 7 (10.45%) Use Case
6 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.45%) Web Design
6 7 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.96%) ITIL
8 5 (7.46%) OOP
8 5 (7.46%) Content Management
9 4 (5.97%) SOA
9 4 (5.97%) MVC
9 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) Java
1 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (29.85%) SQL
3 19 (28.36%) Python
4 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
4 12 (17.91%) PHP
5 10 (14.93%) Perl
6 8 (11.94%) VB.NET
6 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
6 8 (11.94%) Ruby
7 7 (10.45%) Shell Script
8 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
9 5 (7.46%) C#
9 5 (7.46%) XPath
10 4 (5.97%) C
11 3 (4.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (2.99%) PHP5
13 1 (1.49%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.48%) OpenSSO
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Oracle
2 14 (20.90%) IBM
3 11 (16.42%) Sun
4 7 (10.45%) JBoss
5 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.46%) Interwoven
7 3 (4.48%) HP
7 3 (4.48%) Dell
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.48%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.49%) ATG
8 1 (1.49%) Perforce
8 1 (1.49%) hybris
8 1 (1.49%) Twitter
8 1 (1.49%) Veritas
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