The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 174 218 123
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -95
Contract jobs citing HTTP 587 413 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.26% 0.94% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.60% 7.04% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 244 438
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 17
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £36.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £44.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +59.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6828 5865 6353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.34% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3879 3163 3097
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 353 594
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in England

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the England region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in England

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in England

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the England region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in England

HTTP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

HTTP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
London +33 315 £425 -3.40% 262
South East +7 83 £350 -12.50% 94
North West +43 73 £375 -6.25% 43
Yorkshire +17 36 £375 -25.00% 27
South West +14 36 £450 +28.57% 15
East Midlands +22 15 £251 -38.33% 13
North East -1 14 £430 +13.15% 5
East of England -6 10 £438 +9.37% 39
West Midlands -13 4 £369 +13.46% 28
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 555 (46.25%) Java
2 548 (45.67%) Linux
3 424 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
4 370 (30.83%) HTML
5 323 (26.92%) REST
6 310 (25.83%) UNIX
7 295 (24.58%) XML
8 290 (24.17%) JavaScript
9 275 (22.92%) Web Services
10 272 (22.67%) Git (software)
11 264 (22.00%) Configuration Management
12 262 (21.83%) TCP/IP
13 250 (20.83%) SSL
14 245 (20.42%) Relational Database
15 236 (19.67%) TDD
16 221 (18.42%) SQL
17 218 (18.17%) Responsive Web Design
18 204 (17.00%) Web Design
19 200 (16.67%) Windows
20 199 (16.58%) Subversion
21 195 (16.25%) Oracle
22 193 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
23 190 (15.83%) CSS
24 186 (15.50%) Python
25 175 (14.58%) .NET
26 173 (14.42%) Mac OS X
27 172 (14.33%) MongoDB
28 169 (14.08%) Web Development
29 166 (13.83%) SOAP
30 155 (12.92%) Ruby

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 146 (12.17%) Tomcat
2 131 (10.92%) Apache
3 130 (10.83%) WebSphere
4 101 (8.42%) IIS
5 57 (4.75%) WebLogic
6 52 (4.33%) JBoss
7 50 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
8 47 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 47 (3.92%) Node.js
9 39 (3.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 30 (2.50%) nginx
11 25 (2.08%) SharePoint
12 24 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
12 24 (2.00%) Jetty
13 22 (1.83%) Apache Solr
14 21 (1.75%) CMS
15 19 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
16 15 (1.25%) MQSeries
17 14 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 14 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 49 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.17%) MS Office
3 32 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 27 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.67%) Doxygen
6 7 (0.58%) MS Project
7 4 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.083%) GIMP
9 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (1.08%) Documaker
4 7 (0.58%) ResourceLink
4 7 (0.58%) Oracle FAH
5 6 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.42%) Agresso
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
9 2 (0.17%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.17%) Magento
10 1 (0.083%) RMDS
10 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.083%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.083%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
1 19 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (1.00%) Google App Engine
5 8 (0.67%) GitHub
5 8 (0.67%) PaaS
5 8 (0.67%) Force.com
6 6 (0.50%) SaaS
7 5 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.25%) Route 53
9 2 (0.17%) ElastiCache
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.083%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 262 (21.83%) TCP/IP
2 250 (20.83%) SSL
3 142 (11.83%) DNS
4 108 (9.00%) FTP
5 95 (7.92%) HTTPS
6 84 (7.00%) Internet
7 82 (6.83%) Firewall
8 59 (4.92%) SMTP
9 55 (4.58%) DHCP
10 49 (4.08%) VPN
11 44 (3.67%) IPsec
12 39 (3.25%) WAN
13 36 (3.00%) LDAP
14 34 (2.83%) LAN
15 31 (2.58%) VLAN
16 26 (2.17%) SSH
17 25 (2.08%) BGP
18 23 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
18 23 (1.92%) OSPF
19 19 (1.58%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (20.42%) Relational Database
2 172 (14.33%) MongoDB
3 114 (9.50%) MySQL
4 113 (9.42%) SQL Server
5 99 (8.25%) Neo4j
6 55 (4.58%) Oracle Database
7 48 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 45 (3.75%) NoSQL
9 44 (3.67%) DB2
10 36 (3.00%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
11 22 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
12 21 (1.75%) MariaDB
13 19 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (1.33%) Hazelcast
14 16 (1.33%) Redis
14 16 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.08%) CouchDB
15 13 (1.08%) Couchbase
15 13 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 272 (22.67%) Git (software)
2 199 (16.58%) Subversion
3 117 (9.75%) Jenkins
4 87 (7.25%) Maven
5 61 (5.08%) Selenium
6 56 (4.67%) Cucumber
7 48 (4.00%) JIRA
8 47 (3.92%) Visual Studio
9 32 (2.67%) JUnit
9 32 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (2.42%) WebDriver
11 27 (2.25%) Mockito
12 23 (1.92%) Fiddler
13 22 (1.83%) Eclipse
14 21 (1.75%) Xcode
15 20 (1.67%) Ant
15 20 (1.67%) Hudson
16 19 (1.58%) Introscope
17 15 (1.25%) NUnit
17 15 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 126 (10.50%) Finance
2 58 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.17%) Banking
4 35 (2.92%) Retail
5 21 (1.75%) Billing
6 14 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.08%) Marketing
8 12 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.67%) Publishing
10 8 (0.67%) Back Office
10 8 (0.67%) Military
11 6 (0.50%) Advertising
12 5 (0.42%) Front Office
13 4 (0.33%) Games
13 4 (0.33%) Automotive
13 4 (0.33%) Legal
13 4 (0.33%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.33%) Local Government
14 3 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 581 (48.42%) Developer
2 235 (19.58%) Java Developer
3 82 (6.83%) Senior Developer
4 76 (6.33%) Analyst
5 48 (4.00%) iOS Developer
6 46 (3.83%) Consultant
7 41 (3.42%) Web Developer
8 40 (3.33%) Software Engineer
8 40 (3.33%) Administrator
9 36 (3.00%) Architect
10 34 (2.83%) Tester
10 34 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 34 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
11 30 (2.50%) .NET Developer
12 29 (2.42%) Front-End Developer
13 23 (1.92%) Python Developer
14 22 (1.83%) C# Developer
14 22 (1.83%) PHP Developer
15 21 (1.75%) Author
15 21 (1.75%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (30.83%) HTML
2 323 (26.92%) REST
3 295 (24.58%) XML
4 275 (22.92%) Web Services
5 190 (15.83%) CSS
6 175 (14.58%) .NET
7 166 (13.83%) SOAP
8 154 (12.83%) JSON
9 151 (12.58%) RESTful
10 119 (9.92%) Spring
11 115 (9.58%) Hibernate
12 109 (9.08%) JAX-RS
13 103 (8.58%) JMS
14 91 (7.58%) Middleware
15 84 (7.00%) J2EE
16 79 (6.58%) HTML5
17 64 (5.33%) jQuery
18 61 (5.08%) Servlets
19 56 (4.67%) ASP.NET
20 52 (4.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 139 (11.58%) Open Source
2 73 (6.08%) Visualisation
3 65 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 60 (5.00%) User Experience
5 49 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 34 (2.83%) Clustering
6 34 (2.83%) iPhone
7 31 (2.58%) Client/Server
8 29 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.92%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.75%) iPad
11 19 (1.58%) Data Integration
11 19 (1.58%) PKI
12 18 (1.50%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.42%) Algorithms
14 16 (1.33%) N-Tier
15 12 (1.00%) Digital Media
16 10 (0.83%) STB
17 9 (0.75%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 548 (45.67%) Linux
2 310 (25.83%) UNIX
3 200 (16.67%) Windows
4 173 (14.42%) Mac OS X
5 71 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (5.42%) Apple iOS
7 56 (4.67%) Android
8 42 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (2.50%) Solaris
10 29 (2.42%) Ubuntu
11 26 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (1.50%) CentOS
13 17 (1.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 15 (1.25%) Windows XP
15 12 (1.00%) SUSE
15 12 (1.00%) AIX
16 9 (0.75%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.67%) Debian
18 6 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (22.00%) Configuration Management
3 236 (19.67%) TDD
4 218 (18.17%) Responsive Web Design
5 204 (17.00%) Web Design
6 193 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
7 169 (14.08%) Web Development
8 152 (12.67%) Scrum
9 148 (12.33%) OO
10 130 (10.83%) BDD
11 116 (9.67%) DevOps
12 112 (9.33%) Software Engineering
13 98 (8.17%) MVC
14 97 (8.08%) SOA
15 92 (7.67%) ITIL
16 61 (5.08%) E-Commerce
17 60 (5.00%) UML
17 60 (5.00%) iOS Development
18 58 (4.83%) Service Delivery
19 54 (4.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 555 (46.25%) Java
2 290 (24.17%) JavaScript
3 221 (18.42%) SQL
4 186 (15.50%) Python
5 155 (12.92%) Ruby
6 143 (11.92%) C#
7 99 (8.25%) PHP
8 69 (5.75%) Perl
9 68 (5.67%) Scala
10 61 (5.08%) Bash Shell
11 60 (5.00%) Objective-C
12 44 (3.67%) Shell Script
13 43 (3.58%) C
14 42 (3.50%) XPath
15 41 (3.42%) C++
15 41 (3.42%) Jython
16 37 (3.08%) PL/SQL
17 33 (2.75%) PowerShell
18 18 (1.50%) T-SQL
19 16 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 94 (7.83%) Degree
3 47 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (1.92%) CCNP
6 19 (1.58%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.00%) CCIE
8 12 (1.00%) ISEB
9 10 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.67%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.50%) CCNA
12 4 (0.33%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.25%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.25%) JNCIS
13 3 (0.25%) JNCIP
13 3 (0.25%) CCDA
13 3 (0.25%) CISSP
13 3 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.33%) QA
2 13 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.92%) SLA
4 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.17%) COBIT
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.083%) COSO
7 1 (0.083%) WCAG
7 1 (0.083%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.083%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 39 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.17%) Xen
4 17 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (1.25%) Docker
6 14 (1.17%) NFS
7 11 (0.92%) Firmware
8 8 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (0.67%) Varnish
8 8 (0.67%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.58%) KVM
10 6 (0.50%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.42%) SRDF
11 5 (0.42%) Squid
12 4 (0.33%) PowerHA
12 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.33%) Samba
13 3 (0.25%) vSphere
14 2 (0.17%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 128 (10.67%) Puppet
2 69 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (2.08%) Ansible
4 20 (1.67%) Nagios
5 13 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (1.08%) HP SiteScope
5 13 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
6 12 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (0.92%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.67%) Salt
9 6 (0.50%) RANCID
9 6 (0.50%) yum
10 5 (0.42%) OpenNMS
10 5 (0.42%) SCCM
10 5 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.42%) Tivoli NetView
11 4 (0.33%) Kibana
11 4 (0.33%) StatsD
11 4 (0.33%) Icinga
Vendors
1 195 (16.25%) Oracle
2 138 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 96 (8.00%) IBM
4 93 (7.75%) Red Hat
5 68 (5.67%) VMware
6 48 (4.00%) HP
7 41 (3.42%) Google
8 35 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (2.58%) Cisco
10 23 (1.92%) Apple
11 22 (1.83%) Remedy
12 20 (1.67%) SAP
13 19 (1.58%) Citrix
13 19 (1.58%) Software AG
13 19 (1.58%) Adobe
14 15 (1.25%) Blue Coat
15 14 (1.17%) Sybase
16 13 (1.08%) TIBCO
16 13 (1.08%) AppDynamics
17 12 (1.00%) F5
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