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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 109 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing HTTP 38 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.24% 0.93% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 6.18% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 7
Average daily rate
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£448 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £650 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.55 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
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
513 356 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.69% 15.00% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 124 247
Average daily rate £350 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 53 63
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 September 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 September 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 +11 24 £448 -31.15% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £275 -35.29% 11
Hertfordshire -26 4 - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (65.79%) Linux
2 37 (48.68%) Java
3 33 (43.42%) UNIX
4 30 (39.47%) HTML
5 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
6 27 (35.53%) XML
7 24 (31.58%) Python
8 23 (30.26%) SQL
8 23 (30.26%) REST
9 22 (28.95%) MySQL
10 21 (27.63%) CSS
11 20 (26.32%) Web Services
11 20 (26.32%) Oracle
11 20 (26.32%) Spring
11 20 (26.32%) Relational Database
12 19 (25.00%) Hibernate
13 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
14 17 (22.37%) Web Design
14 17 (22.37%) JSON
14 17 (22.37%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
15 15 (19.74%) Selenium
15 15 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (19.74%) Apache
15 15 (19.74%) OO
15 15 (19.74%) DHCP
16 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
16 14 (18.42%) Web Development
17 13 (17.11%) jQuery
17 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (19.74%) Apache
2 10 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.89%) CMS
4 6 (7.89%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.58%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (6.58%) MQSeries
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.63%) IIS
6 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.63%) Node.js
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) DHCP
2 13 (17.11%) Internet
3 12 (15.79%) FTP
3 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 11 (14.47%) LDAP
5 9 (11.84%) Firewall
5 9 (11.84%) Wireless
6 8 (10.53%) Telnet
6 8 (10.53%) Broadband
6 8 (10.53%) NAS
7 7 (9.21%) DNS
8 4 (5.26%) RTP
8 4 (5.26%) UMTS
8 4 (5.26%) ASN.1
8 4 (5.26%) LTE
9 3 (3.95%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.63%) SAN
10 2 (2.63%) X.509
10 2 (2.63%) SSL
10 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) MySQL
2 20 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 15 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
5 9 (11.84%) Neo4j
6 8 (10.53%) MariaDB
7 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.32%) Big Data
9 1 (1.32%) SimpleDB
9 1 (1.32%) DB2
9 1 (1.32%) DTS
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
1 15 (19.74%) Selenium
2 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.79%) Ant
2 12 (15.79%) JUnit
3 11 (14.47%) Maven
4 8 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 7 (9.21%) Subversion
6 6 (7.89%) Bugzilla
6 6 (7.89%) JIRA
6 6 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (7.89%) Redmine
6 6 (7.89%) Trac
7 5 (6.58%) Log4j
8 4 (5.26%) ClearQuest
8 4 (5.26%) ClearCase
8 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.63%) Fiddler
10 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
3 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.26%) Electronics
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) Local Government
6 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Python Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Python Software Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Test Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.26%) QA Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Middleware Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Architect
11 2 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (39.47%) HTML
2 27 (35.53%) XML
3 23 (30.26%) REST
4 21 (27.63%) CSS
5 20 (26.32%) Web Services
5 20 (26.32%) Spring
6 19 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 17 (22.37%) JSON
8 13 (17.11%) jQuery
9 12 (15.79%) JAAS
9 12 (15.79%) .NET
9 12 (15.79%) Struts
10 10 (13.16%) Twisted
10 10 (13.16%) Spring MVC
11 9 (11.84%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (11.84%) J2EE
11 9 (11.84%) JAX-RS
12 8 (10.53%) XSLT
12 8 (10.53%) JPA
13 7 (9.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.53%) Firmware
3 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
4 6 (7.89%) PKI
5 5 (6.58%) Open Source
5 5 (6.58%) Web 2.0
6 4 (5.26%) Handset
7 2 (2.63%) User Experience
7 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.63%) Biology
7 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.63%) Life Science
7 2 (2.63%) STB
7 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.32%) MPEG
8 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.32%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 50 (65.79%) Linux
2 33 (43.42%) UNIX
3 13 (17.11%) Mac OS X
4 11 (14.47%) Windows
5 10 (13.16%) Ubuntu
6 8 (10.53%) Solaris
7 6 (7.89%) HPUX
8 4 (5.26%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.32%) AIX
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
2 17 (22.37%) Web Design
2 17 (22.37%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (19.74%) OO
4 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 14 (18.42%) Web Development
5 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (17.11%) TDD
5 13 (17.11%) DevOps
6 12 (15.79%) MVC
7 10 (13.16%) Load Balancing
8 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.89%) Use Case
9 6 (7.89%) Functional Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Web Application Development
10 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.58%) Content Management
10 5 (6.58%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) Java
2 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
3 24 (31.58%) Python
4 23 (30.26%) SQL
5 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 11 (14.47%) PHP
7 10 (13.16%) PL/SQL
8 9 (11.84%) Perl
9 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
9 8 (10.53%) Ruby
9 8 (10.53%) Bash Shell
10 7 (9.21%) Shell Script
11 5 (6.58%) XPath
12 4 (5.26%) C
12 4 (5.26%) C#
13 3 (3.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (1.32%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Docker
2 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) OpenSSO
1 3 (3.95%) Puppet
1 3 (3.95%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) IBM
3 11 (14.47%) JBoss
4 8 (10.53%) Sun
5 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.58%) Interwoven
6 3 (3.95%) ForgeRock
7 2 (2.63%) Twitter
8 1 (1.32%) hybris
8 1 (1.32%) Brocade
8 1 (1.32%) ATG
8 1 (1.32%) Veritas
8 1 (1.32%) HP
8 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
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