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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 190 210 99
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -111
Contract jobs citing HTTP 592 493 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 0.99% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.75% 7.45% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 294 527
Average daily rate
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£403 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.61% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £281 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 19
Average hourly rate £46.25 £86.25 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +280.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £27.25 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £145.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £12.50 £29.59
% change year-on-year
+270.00% -57.75%
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
7636 6621 6596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.06% 13.32% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4221 3578 3387
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 367 544
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +38 323 £475 +11.76% 186
South East -19 103 £398 +22.30% 85
Yorkshire +30 58 £425 +30.76% 26
North West -13 38 £388 -6.06% 41
East of England +12 25 £425 +21.42% 33
West Midlands -8 21 £325 +1.56% 35
South West +4 16 £350 +7.69% 22
North East -2 7 £300 - 10
East Midlands -12 7 £400 - 22
Midlands +6 2 - -
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 525 (44.38%) Linux
2 521 (44.04%) Java
3 446 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
4 427 (36.09%) HTML
5 330 (27.90%) JavaScript
6 281 (23.75%) Web Services
7 276 (23.33%) UNIX
8 273 (23.08%) Configuration Management
9 272 (22.99%) TCP/IP
10 264 (22.32%) REST
11 243 (20.54%) Git (software)
12 241 (20.37%) Relational Database
13 229 (19.36%) CSS
13 229 (19.36%) SSL
14 219 (18.51%) XML
15 215 (18.17%) Windows
16 214 (18.09%) TDD
16 214 (18.09%) Responsive Web Design
17 208 (17.58%) Subversion
18 205 (17.33%) SQL
19 197 (16.65%) Web Design
20 187 (15.81%) .NET
20 187 (15.81%) Oracle
20 187 (15.81%) MongoDB
21 185 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
22 173 (14.62%) DNS
23 161 (13.61%) Python
24 158 (13.36%) Mac OS X
25 155 (13.10%) Open Source
26 151 (12.76%) Apache

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 151 (12.76%) Apache
2 131 (11.07%) Tomcat
3 128 (10.82%) WebSphere
4 122 (10.31%) IIS
5 51 (4.31%) Node.js
6 49 (4.14%) IBM HTTP Server
7 46 (3.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 42 (3.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 35 (2.96%) WebLogic
9 35 (2.96%) Jetty
10 33 (2.79%) nginx
11 26 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 24 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
13 23 (1.94%) JBoss
14 22 (1.86%) CMS
15 16 (1.35%) Apache Solr
16 14 (1.18%) Confluence
16 14 (1.18%) SharePoint
17 13 (1.10%) MQSeries
18 12 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 50 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 41 (3.47%) MS Office
4 29 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.59%) MS Project
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 19 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.68%) ResourceLink
3 6 (0.51%) RMDS
3 6 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.51%) Magento
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.34%) Agresso
5 4 (0.34%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.25%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.17%) Documaker
7 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.085%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.085%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.085%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.085%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (2.03%) Google App Engine
4 24 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (1.27%) PaaS
6 9 (0.76%) GitHub
7 6 (0.51%) SaaS
7 6 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.42%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.17%) Office 365
10 2 (0.17%) Route 53
10 2 (0.17%) Heroku
10 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 272 (22.99%) TCP/IP
2 229 (19.36%) SSL
3 173 (14.62%) DNS
4 105 (8.88%) FTP
5 103 (8.71%) Firewall
6 91 (7.69%) Internet
7 77 (6.51%) HTTPS
8 71 (6.00%) DHCP
9 59 (4.99%) SMTP
10 55 (4.65%) VPN
11 54 (4.56%) LAN
12 52 (4.40%) WAN
12 52 (4.40%) IPsec
13 24 (2.03%) LDAP
14 22 (1.86%) SSH
15 21 (1.78%) MPLS
16 19 (1.61%) VLAN
16 19 (1.61%) SAN
17 17 (1.44%) BGP
18 16 (1.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (20.37%) Relational Database
2 187 (15.81%) MongoDB
3 128 (10.82%) MySQL
4 121 (10.23%) SQL Server
5 76 (6.42%) Neo4j
6 59 (4.99%) NoSQL
7 52 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
8 51 (4.31%) RDBMS
9 49 (4.14%) DB2
10 30 (2.54%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.61%) Big Data
12 17 (1.44%) CouchDB
13 14 (1.18%) Redis
14 13 (1.10%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.85%) MariaDB
17 9 (0.76%) HBase
17 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 243 (20.54%) Git (software)
2 208 (17.58%) Subversion
3 137 (11.58%) Jenkins
4 96 (8.11%) Maven
5 61 (5.16%) Cucumber
6 56 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 47 (3.97%) JIRA
8 43 (3.63%) Selenium
9 42 (3.55%) JUnit
10 38 (3.21%) Mockito
11 32 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (2.45%) Ant
12 29 (2.45%) Hudson
13 25 (2.11%) Introscope
14 20 (1.69%) WebDriver
15 18 (1.52%) Fiddler
15 18 (1.52%) Eclipse
16 16 (1.35%) SpecFlow
17 15 (1.27%) Grunt
18 13 (1.10%) Jasmine
General
1 140 (11.83%) Finance
2 48 (4.06%) Banking
3 44 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 42 (3.55%) Retail
5 21 (1.78%) Marketing
6 17 (1.44%) Back Office
7 14 (1.18%) Games
8 12 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.93%) Publishing
10 10 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.85%) Billing
11 9 (0.76%) Advertising
12 8 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.59%) Legal
14 5 (0.42%) Local Government
15 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.34%) Front Office
15 4 (0.34%) Electronics
16 3 (0.25%) Dutch Language
17 2 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 544 (45.98%) Developer
2 196 (16.57%) Java Developer
3 78 (6.59%) Analyst
4 66 (5.58%) Senior Developer
5 47 (3.97%) Web Developer
6 45 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 41 (3.47%) Architect
8 39 (3.30%) Administrator
9 38 (3.21%) Front-End Developer
10 35 (2.96%) JavaScript Developer
11 34 (2.87%) Consultant
12 32 (2.70%) Web Engineer
13 28 (2.37%) .NET Developer
14 27 (2.28%) Software Engineer
15 26 (2.20%) Author
15 26 (2.20%) Technical Author
16 24 (2.03%) Tester
16 24 (2.03%) Applications Support
17 23 (1.94%) Senior Java Developer
17 23 (1.94%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (36.09%) HTML
2 281 (23.75%) Web Services
3 264 (22.32%) REST
4 229 (19.36%) CSS
5 219 (18.51%) XML
6 187 (15.81%) .NET
7 143 (12.09%) SOAP
8 123 (10.40%) JSON
9 114 (9.64%) RESTful
10 111 (9.38%) J2EE
11 103 (8.71%) Hibernate
12 98 (8.28%) Spring
13 90 (7.61%) JAX-RS
14 86 (7.27%) HTML5
15 75 (6.34%) Middleware
16 72 (6.09%) jQuery
17 69 (5.83%) AngularJS
18 67 (5.66%) .NET Framework
19 65 (5.49%) CSS3
20 64 (5.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 155 (13.10%) Open Source
2 60 (5.07%) Visualisation
3 59 (4.99%) User Experience
4 51 (4.31%) Computer Science
5 42 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.54%) Clustering
7 29 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (1.94%) iPad
8 23 (1.94%) iPhone
9 22 (1.86%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.78%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.35%) Streaming Video
12 15 (1.27%) Device Driver
12 15 (1.27%) PKI
12 15 (1.27%) DataPower
13 13 (1.10%) Digital Media
13 13 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (1.10%) W3C
14 11 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 525 (44.38%) Linux
2 276 (23.33%) UNIX
3 215 (18.17%) Windows
4 158 (13.36%) Mac OS X
5 54 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (3.21%) Apple iOS
8 37 (3.13%) Android
9 36 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (2.54%) Solaris
11 23 (1.94%) AIX
11 23 (1.94%) CentOS
12 22 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (1.78%) Windows 7
14 18 (1.52%) Ubuntu
15 15 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 14 (1.18%) SUSE
17 10 (0.85%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.76%) FreeBSD
19 8 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 214 (18.09%) TDD
3 214 (18.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 197 (16.65%) Web Design
5 185 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
6 140 (11.83%) Web Development
7 130 (10.99%) OO
8 117 (9.89%) BDD
9 116 (9.81%) DevOps
10 102 (8.62%) SOA
11 96 (8.11%) Scrum
12 94 (7.95%) Software Engineering
13 90 (7.61%) MVC
14 78 (6.59%) ITIL
15 58 (4.90%) E-Commerce
16 56 (4.73%) Unit Testing
17 50 (4.23%) Service Delivery
18 47 (3.97%) Microservices
19 43 (3.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 521 (44.04%) Java
2 330 (27.90%) JavaScript
3 205 (17.33%) SQL
4 161 (13.61%) Python
5 133 (11.24%) C#
6 107 (9.04%) Ruby
7 100 (8.45%) PHP
8 56 (4.73%) Scala
9 54 (4.56%) C
10 50 (4.23%) Perl
11 39 (3.30%) Shell Script
12 36 (3.04%) Bash Shell
13 32 (2.70%) Jython
13 32 (2.70%) C++
14 28 (2.37%) Objective-C
15 27 (2.28%) PL/SQL
16 24 (2.03%) XPath
17 19 (1.61%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.35%) XQuery
18 16 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (7.86%) Security Cleared
2 85 (7.19%) Degree
3 51 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.52%) CCNP
6 13 (1.10%) ISEB
7 12 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.85%) CISSP
9 10 (0.85%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.68%) CCNA
12 6 (0.51%) CCIE
12 6 (0.51%) RHCE
12 6 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.34%) IBM Certification
14 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.34%) CCDA
14 4 (0.34%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.37%) QA
2 9 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.42%) SLA
3 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.42%) COBIT
4 4 (0.34%) COSO
5 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) WCAG
6 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.085%) HL7
7 1 (0.085%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 63 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 32 (2.70%) Xen
4 20 (1.69%) Varnish
5 17 (1.44%) NFS
6 14 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 13 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.76%) SRDF
8 9 (0.76%) Firmware
8 9 (0.76%) KVM
9 6 (0.51%) Docker
9 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.51%) Squid
10 4 (0.34%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.34%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.34%) Snort
10 4 (0.34%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.34%) Postfix
10 4 (0.34%) SpamAssassin
10 4 (0.34%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 148 (12.51%) Puppet
2 98 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (2.54%) Ansible
4 26 (2.20%) Salt
5 21 (1.78%) Nagios
6 20 (1.69%) yum
7 16 (1.35%) HP SiteScope
8 13 (1.10%) Kibana
9 12 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.93%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.59%) CA Wily
12 6 (0.51%) WMI
13 5 (0.42%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.42%) StatsD
14 4 (0.34%) Icinga
14 4 (0.34%) RANCID
14 4 (0.34%) SELinux
14 4 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.34%) Tivoli NetView
14 4 (0.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 187 (15.81%) Oracle
2 143 (12.09%) Microsoft
3 113 (9.55%) IBM
4 81 (6.85%) VMware
5 76 (6.42%) Red Hat
6 55 (4.65%) Cisco
7 44 (3.72%) Google
8 42 (3.55%) HP
9 34 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
10 31 (2.62%) Citrix
11 25 (2.11%) Adobe
12 24 (2.03%) CheckPoint
13 21 (1.78%) SAP
14 17 (1.44%) Sybase
14 17 (1.44%) ATG
15 16 (1.35%) Intel
16 15 (1.27%) TIBCO
16 15 (1.27%) NetApp
16 15 (1.27%) AppDynamics
17 14 (1.18%) Apple
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