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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 179 184 188
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 647 555 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.15% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.23% 8.45% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 385 352
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £389 £361
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +7.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £28.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £38.75 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
HTTP
UK

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
7863 6570 7874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.80% 13.66% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4508 3670 3807
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 410 592
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.38 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
London +11 358 £425 -10.52% 217
South East -24 73 £400 -3.03% 82
East of England +11 55 £475 +8.57% 34
North West 0 48 £436 +29.25% 56
Yorkshire -15 28 £325 +8.33% 21
North East -13 23 £350 - 11
West Midlands -8 21 £323 -14.00% 38
East Midlands +11 16 £438 +9.37% 12
South West -32 12 £325 +7.43% 22
HTTP
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 510 (42.57%) Linux
2 484 (40.40%) Java
3 368 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
4 361 (30.13%) HTML
5 359 (29.97%) XML
6 342 (28.55%) JavaScript
7 333 (27.80%) UNIX
8 280 (23.37%) Web Services
9 262 (21.87%) REST
10 260 (21.70%) SQL
11 255 (21.29%) TCP/IP
12 254 (21.20%) Oracle
13 247 (20.62%) SSL
14 242 (20.20%) Git (software)
15 228 (19.03%) CSS
16 216 (18.03%) Python
17 207 (17.28%) TDD
18 203 (16.94%) Configuration Management
19 195 (16.28%) Subversion
20 190 (15.86%) Relational Database
21 187 (15.61%) .NET
22 186 (15.53%) Windows
23 182 (15.19%) Scrum
24 179 (14.94%) JSON
25 176 (14.69%) Web Development
26 175 (14.61%) DNS
27 172 (14.36%) Responsive Web Design
28 170 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
29 169 (14.11%) SOAP
30 168 (14.02%) Ruby

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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
1 164 (13.69%) Apache
2 163 (13.61%) WebSphere
3 131 (10.93%) Tomcat
4 93 (7.76%) IIS
5 79 (6.59%) WebLogic
6 56 (4.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 56 (4.67%) JBoss
6 56 (4.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 50 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
8 42 (3.51%) Node.js
9 34 (2.84%) Jetty
10 32 (2.67%) SharePoint
11 29 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
12 28 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 26 (2.17%) nginx
14 22 (1.84%) WebLogic Portal
15 17 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
16 15 (1.25%) Confluence
17 14 (1.17%) WebSphere Process Server
18 13 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.00%) MS Office
3 13 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.00%) Doxygen
5 9 (0.75%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.67%) MS Project
7 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.17%) GIMP
9 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.083%) SPSS
10 1 (0.083%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 32 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (2.09%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (1.50%) Documaker
4 11 (0.92%) Oracle FAH
5 10 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
6 7 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
6 7 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.50%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.25%) RMDS
9 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.17%) Agresso
10 2 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
10 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.083%) osCommerce
11 1 (0.083%) Magento
11 1 (0.083%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.083%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.09%) PaaS
3 21 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (1.75%) SaaS
4 18 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.09%) Google App Engine
6 11 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.75%) Force.com
8 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.25%) GitHub
9 2 (0.17%) IaaS
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.17%) Route 53
10 1 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (21.29%) TCP/IP
2 247 (20.62%) SSL
3 175 (14.61%) DNS
4 135 (11.27%) FTP
5 128 (10.68%) HTTPS
6 113 (9.43%) Firewall
7 112 (9.35%) Internet
8 66 (5.51%) SMTP
9 61 (5.09%) LDAP
10 52 (4.34%) VPN
11 44 (3.67%) DHCP
12 42 (3.51%) IPsec
13 41 (3.42%) WAN
14 37 (3.09%) SSH
15 31 (2.59%) LAN
16 24 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
17 23 (1.92%) BGP
18 22 (1.84%) SAN
19 20 (1.67%) VLAN
20 18 (1.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (15.86%) Relational Database
2 125 (10.43%) MySQL
3 108 (9.02%) SQL Server
4 84 (7.01%) MongoDB
5 80 (6.68%) Oracle Database
6 47 (3.92%) Neo4j
7 45 (3.76%) NoSQL
8 42 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 38 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
10 32 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (2.25%) DB2
11 27 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
12 24 (2.00%) RDBMS
13 22 (1.84%) Redis
14 20 (1.67%) MariaDB
14 20 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 17 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
18 14 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 242 (20.20%) Git (software)
2 195 (16.28%) Subversion
3 79 (6.59%) Jenkins
4 78 (6.51%) Selenium
5 75 (6.26%) Maven
6 59 (4.92%) JIRA
7 46 (3.84%) JUnit
8 28 (2.34%) LoadRunner
9 27 (2.25%) Cucumber
10 26 (2.17%) Introscope
11 25 (2.09%) Hudson
12 24 (2.00%) Ant
13 22 (1.84%) Xcode
14 19 (1.59%) Eclipse
14 19 (1.59%) WebDriver
15 18 (1.50%) PHPUnit
16 16 (1.34%) TeamCity
16 16 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
17 14 (1.17%) NUnit
17 14 (1.17%) JMeter
General
1 128 (10.68%) Finance
2 55 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 41 (3.42%) Retail
4 24 (2.00%) Billing
4 24 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 23 (1.92%) Banking
6 20 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.34%) Games
8 13 (1.09%) Military
9 10 (0.83%) Marketing
10 9 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.75%) Front Office
10 9 (0.75%) Electronics
11 7 (0.58%) Publishing
12 6 (0.50%) Back Office
13 5 (0.42%) Automotive
13 5 (0.42%) Legal
14 3 (0.25%) Local Government
14 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 595 (49.67%) Developer
2 146 (12.19%) Java Developer
3 73 (6.09%) Senior Developer
4 66 (5.51%) Analyst
4 66 (5.51%) Administrator
5 59 (4.92%) Architect
6 57 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 54 (4.51%) Consultant
8 53 (4.42%) iOS Developer
9 43 (3.59%) Web Developer
9 43 (3.59%) Front-End Developer
10 38 (3.17%) C# Developer
11 33 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
11 33 (2.75%) Tester
12 30 (2.50%) PHP Developer
13 27 (2.25%) .NET Developer
14 26 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
14 26 (2.17%) Python Developer
15 25 (2.09%) Software Developer
16 24 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (30.13%) HTML
2 359 (29.97%) XML
3 280 (23.37%) Web Services
4 262 (21.87%) REST
5 228 (19.03%) CSS
6 187 (15.61%) .NET
7 179 (14.94%) JSON
8 169 (14.11%) SOAP
9 158 (13.19%) RESTful
10 124 (10.35%) JMS
11 117 (9.77%) Spring
12 114 (9.52%) Middleware
13 102 (8.51%) jQuery
14 99 (8.26%) ASP.NET
15 87 (7.26%) HTML5
16 86 (7.18%) Hibernate
17 74 (6.18%) J2EE
18 70 (5.84%) Servlets
19 64 (5.34%) WSDL
19 64 (5.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.18%) Open Source
2 100 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (7.35%) Visualisation
4 60 (5.01%) User Experience
5 49 (4.09%) Mobile App
6 43 (3.59%) Computer Science
7 37 (3.09%) Client/Server
7 37 (3.09%) iPhone
8 33 (2.75%) Data Integration
8 33 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.50%) Management Information System
10 27 (2.25%) Clustering
11 25 (2.09%) Data Structures
12 24 (2.00%) iPad
13 17 (1.42%) PKI
14 14 (1.17%) Hedge funds
15 13 (1.09%) Algorithms
16 12 (1.00%) Streaming Media
16 12 (1.00%) Animation
16 12 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 510 (42.57%) Linux
2 333 (27.80%) UNIX
3 186 (15.53%) Windows
4 143 (11.94%) Mac OS X
5 66 (5.51%) Apple iOS
6 51 (4.26%) Android
6 51 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (3.42%) Solaris
8 33 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (1.84%) Ubuntu
11 19 (1.59%) Windows XP
12 14 (1.17%) Windows 2000
13 13 (1.09%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.75%) HPUX
15 8 (0.67%) Debian
15 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.58%) AIX
17 6 (0.50%) SUSE
18 5 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (17.28%) TDD
3 203 (16.94%) Configuration Management
4 182 (15.19%) Scrum
5 176 (14.69%) Web Development
6 172 (14.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 170 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
8 157 (13.11%) Web Design
9 138 (11.52%) OO
10 112 (9.35%) MVC
11 104 (8.68%) Software Engineering
12 99 (8.26%) SOA
13 93 (7.76%) ITIL
14 92 (7.68%) DevOps
15 84 (7.01%) BDD
16 67 (5.59%) Performance Testing
17 63 (5.26%) iOS Development
18 62 (5.18%) Migration
19 60 (5.01%) Unit Testing
20 58 (4.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 484 (40.40%) Java
2 342 (28.55%) JavaScript
3 260 (21.70%) SQL
4 216 (18.03%) Python
5 168 (14.02%) Ruby
6 126 (10.52%) C#
7 123 (10.27%) PHP
8 107 (8.93%) Perl
9 72 (6.01%) Bash Shell
10 71 (5.93%) C
11 67 (5.59%) Shell Script
12 64 (5.34%) Objective-C
13 60 (5.01%) Scala
14 55 (4.59%) C++
15 48 (4.01%) Jython
16 40 (3.34%) PL/SQL
17 36 (3.01%) PowerShell
17 36 (3.01%) XPath
18 31 (2.59%) T-SQL
19 22 (1.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 105 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 89 (7.43%) Degree
3 47 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 24 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (1.34%) ISTQB
8 14 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.09%) LPIC
9 13 (1.09%) CCENT
9 13 (1.09%) CCNP
10 11 (0.92%) BC Cleared
11 9 (0.75%) CCNA
12 8 (0.67%) ISEB
13 6 (0.50%) Sun Certification
14 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.33%) CCIE
16 3 (0.25%) MCSE
16 3 (0.25%) CCDA
16 3 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.34%) QA
2 21 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.75%) SLA
4 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) WCAG
6 1 (0.083%) COBIT
6 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (1.50%) Xen
4 18 (1.50%) Varnish
5 16 (1.34%) Docker
5 16 (1.34%) Squid
6 13 (1.09%) Firmware
7 12 (1.00%) NFS
7 12 (1.00%) qmail
8 10 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.25%) SRDF
12 3 (0.25%) vCloud
12 3 (0.25%) KVM
12 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.17%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 87 (7.26%) Puppet
2 37 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 20 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
5 19 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (1.50%) Nagios
7 16 (1.34%) Tivoli
8 14 (1.17%) Zenoss
9 12 (1.00%) CA Wily
10 10 (0.83%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.58%) Ansible
11 7 (0.58%) OpenView
11 7 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 6 (0.50%) YUM
13 5 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.42%) CA SiteMinder
13 5 (0.42%) DameWare
13 5 (0.42%) SCCM
13 5 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 254 (21.20%) Oracle
2 124 (10.35%) Microsoft
3 118 (9.85%) IBM
4 66 (5.51%) VMware
5 65 (5.43%) Red Hat
6 55 (4.59%) HP
7 52 (4.34%) Cisco
8 38 (3.17%) SAP
9 36 (3.01%) F5
10 32 (2.67%) Google
11 31 (2.59%) Juniper
12 24 (2.00%) Apple
13 23 (1.92%) Remedy
14 19 (1.59%) Software AG
15 18 (1.50%) Blue Coat
16 17 (1.42%) Siebel
17 16 (1.34%) Cognos
18 15 (1.25%) SaltStack
19 14 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
20 12 (1.00%) TIBCO
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