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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 168 228 111
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -117
Contract jobs citing HTTP 620 399 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.30% 0.86% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 6.47% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 228 462
Average daily rate
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£406 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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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
7063 6163 6344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.81% 13.24% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3861 3209 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 363 561
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +51 335 £438 +2.94% 237
South East +16 98 £388 -8.82% 93
North West +27 54 £375 +11.11% 51
Yorkshire +27 45 £400 +33.33% 31
South West +11 34 £450 +63.63% 21
East Midlands 0 16 £206 -41.14% 18
East of England 0 13 £450 +12.50% 37
North East +13 11 £430 +13.15% 12
West Midlands -6 10 £323 -0.76% 41
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 577 (48.00%) Java
2 569 (47.34%) Linux
3 444 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
4 408 (33.94%) HTML
5 337 (28.04%) UNIX
6 330 (27.45%) REST
7 294 (24.46%) JavaScript
8 289 (24.04%) Web Services
9 285 (23.71%) Configuration Management
10 284 (23.63%) Git (software)
11 271 (22.55%) Relational Database
12 258 (21.46%) XML
12 258 (21.46%) TCP/IP
13 241 (20.05%) TDD
14 240 (19.97%) Responsive Web Design
15 233 (19.38%) SSL
16 227 (18.89%) Web Design
17 216 (17.97%) Subversion
18 214 (17.80%) SQL
19 210 (17.47%) CSS
20 207 (17.22%) Windows
21 203 (16.89%) Oracle
22 196 (16.31%) Mac OS X
23 189 (15.72%) MongoDB
24 184 (15.31%) Python
25 182 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
26 179 (14.89%) .NET
27 178 (14.81%) Web Development
28 161 (13.39%) SOAP
29 149 (12.40%) DNS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 137 (11.40%) Apache
2 133 (11.06%) Tomcat
3 126 (10.48%) WebSphere
4 105 (8.74%) IIS
5 59 (4.91%) WebLogic
6 55 (4.58%) IBM HTTP Server
7 53 (4.41%) Node.js
8 50 (4.16%) JBoss
9 46 (3.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 41 (3.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 27 (2.25%) Adobe CQ
12 25 (2.08%) nginx
13 22 (1.83%) Jetty
14 20 (1.66%) Apache Solr
14 20 (1.66%) CMS
14 20 (1.66%) SharePoint
15 19 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (1.00%) MQSeries
16 12 (1.00%) Confluence
17 10 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.49%) MS Visio
2 42 (3.49%) MS Office
3 29 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.42%) Doxygen
4 5 (0.42%) MS Project
5 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.083%) GIMP
6 1 (0.083%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.083%) SPSS
6 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.58%) ResourceLink
2 7 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.42%) Documaker
5 4 (0.33%) Agresso
5 4 (0.33%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.17%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.17%) Magento
6 2 (0.17%) RMDS
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.083%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.083%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.083%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.92%) PaaS
5 10 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.75%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.67%) GitHub
8 6 (0.50%) SaaS
9 5 (0.42%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.25%) Force.com
10 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.17%) Route 53
11 2 (0.17%) ElastiCache
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.083%) IaaS
12 1 (0.083%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 258 (21.46%) TCP/IP
2 233 (19.38%) SSL
3 149 (12.40%) DNS
4 91 (7.57%) FTP
5 88 (7.32%) HTTPS
5 88 (7.32%) Firewall
6 85 (7.07%) Internet
7 60 (4.99%) SMTP
8 53 (4.41%) VPN
9 47 (3.91%) DHCP
10 46 (3.83%) WAN
11 44 (3.66%) IPsec
12 41 (3.41%) LAN
13 35 (2.91%) LDAP
14 34 (2.83%) VLAN
15 26 (2.16%) BGP
16 24 (2.00%) OSPF
16 24 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (1.75%) MPLS
18 20 (1.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (22.55%) Relational Database
2 189 (15.72%) MongoDB
3 128 (10.65%) MySQL
4 119 (9.90%) SQL Server
5 102 (8.49%) Neo4j
6 58 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (4.08%) NoSQL
8 47 (3.91%) DB2
9 42 (3.49%) RDBMS
10 39 (3.24%) Oracle Database
11 25 (2.08%) MariaDB
12 16 (1.33%) Redis
13 13 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (0.92%) CouchDB
16 10 (0.83%) Hazelcast
16 10 (0.83%) Couchbase
17 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 284 (23.63%) Git (software)
2 216 (17.97%) Subversion
3 132 (10.98%) Jenkins
4 102 (8.49%) Maven
5 57 (4.74%) Cucumber
6 54 (4.49%) Visual Studio
7 51 (4.24%) Selenium
8 44 (3.66%) JIRA
9 34 (2.83%) Mockito
10 33 (2.75%) JUnit
11 32 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (2.08%) Ant
13 24 (2.00%) Introscope
13 24 (2.00%) WebDriver
13 24 (2.00%) Hudson
14 22 (1.83%) Fiddler
15 20 (1.66%) Eclipse
16 16 (1.33%) Xcode
17 15 (1.25%) NUnit
17 15 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 117 (9.73%) Finance
2 51 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.16%) Banking
4 34 (2.83%) Retail
5 19 (1.58%) Marketing
6 16 (1.33%) Back Office
7 13 (1.08%) Billing
8 12 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.67%) Advertising
10 8 (0.67%) Publishing
10 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.50%) Front Office
11 6 (0.50%) Games
12 5 (0.42%) Legal
13 4 (0.33%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.33%) Military
13 4 (0.33%) Local Government
14 3 (0.25%) Automotive
14 3 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 577 (48.00%) Developer
2 249 (20.72%) Java Developer
3 80 (6.66%) Senior Developer
4 78 (6.49%) Analyst
5 45 (3.74%) Administrator
6 42 (3.49%) Consultant
7 38 (3.16%) Web Developer
8 37 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 36 (3.00%) Architect
10 33 (2.75%) Front-End Developer
11 32 (2.66%) Tester
12 31 (2.58%) .NET Developer
12 31 (2.58%) iOS Developer
13 30 (2.50%) Software Engineer
14 27 (2.25%) Senior Java Developer
15 25 (2.08%) Author
15 25 (2.08%) Technical Author
15 25 (2.08%) Python Developer
16 23 (1.91%) Applications Support
17 21 (1.75%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (33.94%) HTML
2 330 (27.45%) REST
3 289 (24.04%) Web Services
4 258 (21.46%) XML
5 210 (17.47%) CSS
6 179 (14.89%) .NET
7 161 (13.39%) SOAP
8 140 (11.65%) RESTful
9 138 (11.48%) JSON
10 126 (10.48%) Hibernate
11 122 (10.15%) Spring
12 113 (9.40%) JAX-RS
13 94 (7.82%) J2EE
14 86 (7.15%) HTML5
15 77 (6.41%) Middleware
16 75 (6.24%) JMS
17 63 (5.24%) CSS3
18 60 (4.99%) AngularJS
19 55 (4.58%) jQuery
20 53 (4.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 138 (11.48%) Open Source
2 74 (6.16%) Visualisation
3 58 (4.83%) User Experience
4 57 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 51 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 47 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (3.08%) Clustering
8 29 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (2.33%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.83%) iPhone
10 22 (1.83%) Data Structures
11 21 (1.75%) iPad
11 21 (1.75%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.50%) PKI
13 17 (1.41%) Algorithms
14 14 (1.16%) N-Tier
14 14 (1.16%) Data Integration
15 13 (1.08%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.75%) Blog
16 9 (0.75%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 569 (47.34%) Linux
2 337 (28.04%) UNIX
3 207 (17.22%) Windows
4 196 (16.31%) Mac OS X
5 71 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (3.83%) Android
6 46 (3.83%) Apple iOS
7 40 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (2.58%) Solaris
9 27 (2.25%) Ubuntu
10 25 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (1.58%) CentOS
11 19 (1.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 17 (1.41%) Windows 7
13 14 (1.16%) Windows XP
14 12 (1.00%) AIX
15 9 (0.75%) SUSE
16 6 (0.50%) Debian
16 6 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (23.71%) Configuration Management
3 241 (20.05%) TDD
4 240 (19.97%) Responsive Web Design
5 227 (18.89%) Web Design
6 182 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
7 178 (14.81%) Web Development
8 135 (11.23%) OO
8 135 (11.23%) BDD
9 127 (10.57%) Scrum
10 112 (9.32%) DevOps
11 100 (8.32%) Software Engineering
12 96 (7.99%) MVC
13 88 (7.32%) ITIL
14 85 (7.07%) SOA
15 62 (5.16%) E-Commerce
16 56 (4.66%) Unit Testing
17 55 (4.58%) Mentoring
18 53 (4.41%) UML
18 53 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 577 (48.00%) Java
2 294 (24.46%) JavaScript
3 214 (17.80%) SQL
4 184 (15.31%) Python
5 147 (12.23%) Ruby
6 139 (11.56%) C#
7 98 (8.15%) PHP
8 67 (5.57%) Scala
9 64 (5.32%) Perl
10 47 (3.91%) Bash Shell
11 46 (3.83%) PL/SQL
12 43 (3.58%) Shell Script
13 42 (3.49%) C
14 41 (3.41%) Objective-C
15 35 (2.91%) Jython
16 32 (2.66%) XPath
16 32 (2.66%) C++
17 25 (2.08%) PowerShell
18 15 (1.25%) XQuery
19 14 (1.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 93 (7.74%) Degree
2 82 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 44 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (1.75%) CCNP
5 21 (1.75%) VCP4
6 14 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.08%) ISEB
8 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.00%) CCIE
9 10 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.33%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.25%) CISSP
13 2 (0.17%) CCNA
13 2 (0.17%) RHCE
13 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.17%) RHCSA
14 1 (0.083%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.08%) QA
2 10 (0.83%) SLA
3 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.083%) COSO
6 1 (0.083%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.083%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.08%) Xen
4 15 (1.25%) Docker
5 14 (1.16%) Varnish
5 14 (1.16%) NFS
6 11 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.67%) KVM
7 8 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.67%) Firmware
8 6 (0.50%) Squid
8 6 (0.50%) SRDF
9 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.42%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.33%) Samba
10 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.33%) PowerHA
10 4 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.25%) vSphere
12 2 (0.17%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 142 (11.81%) Puppet
2 79 (6.57%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (2.50%) Ansible
4 20 (1.66%) Nagios
5 18 (1.50%) Salt
6 16 (1.33%) HP SiteScope
7 13 (1.08%) yum
7 13 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.83%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.50%) CA Wily
9 6 (0.50%) RANCID
10 5 (0.42%) StatsD
10 5 (0.42%) Kibana
10 5 (0.42%) OpenNMS
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.42%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.33%) Control-M
11 4 (0.33%) WMI
11 4 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 203 (16.89%) Oracle
2 133 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 103 (8.57%) IBM
4 88 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 60 (4.99%) VMware
6 51 (4.24%) HP
7 42 (3.49%) Cisco
8 41 (3.41%) Google
9 36 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (2.33%) Citrix
11 25 (2.08%) SAP
12 19 (1.58%) Apple
13 18 (1.50%) Adobe
13 18 (1.50%) ATG
14 16 (1.33%) Software AG
14 16 (1.33%) AppDynamics
15 15 (1.25%) CheckPoint
15 15 (1.25%) Remedy
15 15 (1.25%) Blue Coat
16 14 (1.16%) TIBCO
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