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 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 175 183 196
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 652 571 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.25% 1.18% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 8.68% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 383 308
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £624 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £18.52 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £38.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
HTTP
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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
7759 6581 8255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.64% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4364 3662 3826
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 380 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 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
London +14 377 £411 -10.88% 224
South East +11 86 £400 +6.66% 79
North West +4 42 £468 +43.84% 51
East of England -4 38 £448 +5.29% 17
West Midlands +1 24 £320 -5.18% 37
North East - 24 £350 - 11
Yorkshire -26 20 £293 -2.50% 25
East Midlands +15 16 £450 +5.88% 14
South West -36 15 £325 +6.55% 11
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 499 (41.41%) Linux
2 488 (40.50%) Java
3 382 (31.70%) HTML
4 359 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
5 358 (29.71%) XML
6 350 (29.05%) UNIX
7 348 (28.88%) JavaScript
8 283 (23.49%) Web Services
9 272 (22.57%) REST
10 265 (21.99%) SQL
11 261 (21.66%) TCP/IP
12 253 (21.00%) Oracle
13 245 (20.33%) SSL
14 236 (19.59%) Git (software)
15 224 (18.59%) CSS
16 209 (17.34%) Subversion
17 206 (17.10%) Python
18 202 (16.76%) .NET
19 200 (16.60%) Configuration Management
20 198 (16.43%) JSON
21 188 (15.60%) Windows
22 183 (15.19%) Apache
22 183 (15.19%) DNS
22 183 (15.19%) TDD
23 179 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
23 179 (14.85%) Relational Database
24 177 (14.69%) SOAP
25 172 (14.27%) Scrum
26 164 (13.61%) Web Development
27 159 (13.20%) WebSphere

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 183 (15.19%) Apache
2 159 (13.20%) WebSphere
3 130 (10.79%) Tomcat
4 97 (8.05%) IIS
5 67 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 59 (4.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 56 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 44 (3.65%) IBM HTTP Server
9 42 (3.49%) Jetty
10 41 (3.40%) Node.js
11 36 (2.99%) SharePoint
12 33 (2.74%) nginx
13 31 (2.57%) Oracle Service Bus
14 28 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 24 (1.99%) WebLogic Portal
16 18 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
17 15 (1.24%) Confluence
17 15 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
18 14 (1.16%) CMS
19 13 (1.08%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 49 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.07%) MS Office
3 14 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.00%) InfoPath
5 11 (0.91%) Doxygen
5 11 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.66%) MS Project
7 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.33%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.17%) GIMP
10 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.083%) SPSS
11 1 (0.083%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 40 (3.32%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (1.49%) Documaker
4 13 (1.08%) Oracle FAH
5 10 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.25%) RMDS
8 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
9 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.17%) Agresso
10 1 (0.083%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.083%) Summit
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.083%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.66%) PaaS
2 30 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
3 28 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (2.07%) SaaS
6 19 (1.58%) Google App Engine
7 10 (0.83%) Force.com
7 10 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.33%) GitHub
9 4 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.33%) Route 53
10 3 (0.25%) IaaS
11 1 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 261 (21.66%) TCP/IP
2 245 (20.33%) SSL
3 183 (15.19%) DNS
4 141 (11.70%) FTP
5 122 (10.12%) Internet
6 120 (9.96%) HTTPS
7 106 (8.80%) Firewall
8 66 (5.48%) SMTP
9 60 (4.98%) DHCP
9 60 (4.98%) LDAP
10 49 (4.07%) VPN
11 41 (3.40%) WAN
12 39 (3.24%) SSH
13 37 (3.07%) LAN
14 36 (2.99%) IPsec
15 23 (1.91%) SAN
16 20 (1.66%) BIG-IP
17 18 (1.49%) NAS
17 18 (1.49%) BGP
18 15 (1.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (14.85%) Relational Database
2 127 (10.54%) MySQL
3 123 (10.21%) SQL Server
4 82 (6.80%) MongoDB
5 75 (6.22%) Oracle Database
6 48 (3.98%) Neo4j
7 44 (3.65%) NoSQL
8 42 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 36 (2.99%) Oracle ODI
10 32 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
12 24 (1.99%) Redis
13 21 (1.74%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.58%) DB2
15 18 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 17 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
18 14 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 236 (19.59%) Git (software)
2 209 (17.34%) Subversion
3 79 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 73 (6.06%) Maven
5 72 (5.98%) Selenium
6 57 (4.73%) JIRA
7 49 (4.07%) JUnit
8 37 (3.07%) LoadRunner
9 31 (2.57%) Ant
9 31 (2.57%) Cucumber
10 28 (2.32%) Hudson
11 27 (2.24%) Introscope
12 25 (2.07%) WebDriver
13 24 (1.99%) Eclipse
14 23 (1.91%) QuickTest Pro
15 20 (1.66%) Xcode
16 19 (1.58%) Visual Studio
16 19 (1.58%) TeamCity
17 16 (1.33%) PHPUnit
18 14 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 135 (11.20%) Finance
2 57 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 46 (3.82%) Retail
4 28 (2.32%) Financial Institution
5 25 (2.07%) Billing
5 25 (2.07%) Banking
6 20 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.33%) Games
8 12 (1.00%) Military
9 11 (0.91%) Marketing
10 10 (0.83%) Front Office
11 9 (0.75%) Electronics
11 9 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.66%) Publishing
13 5 (0.41%) Back Office
13 5 (0.41%) Legal
13 5 (0.41%) Automotive
14 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.25%) Advertising
14 3 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 571 (47.39%) Developer
2 132 (10.95%) Java Developer
3 72 (5.98%) Administrator
4 70 (5.81%) Analyst
5 63 (5.23%) Senior Developer
6 60 (4.98%) Architect
7 58 (4.81%) Software Engineer
8 56 (4.65%) Consultant
9 52 (4.32%) iOS Developer
10 45 (3.73%) Web Developer
11 41 (3.40%) Front-End Developer
12 35 (2.90%) Tester
13 33 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
14 32 (2.66%) C# Developer
14 32 (2.66%) PHP Developer
15 30 (2.49%) Senior Java Developer
16 28 (2.32%) Linux Administrator
17 25 (2.07%) DevOps Engineer
17 25 (2.07%) Test Analyst
18 24 (1.99%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (31.70%) HTML
2 358 (29.71%) XML
3 283 (23.49%) Web Services
4 272 (22.57%) REST
5 224 (18.59%) CSS
6 202 (16.76%) .NET
7 198 (16.43%) JSON
8 177 (14.69%) SOAP
9 147 (12.20%) RESTful
10 118 (9.79%) Middleware
11 113 (9.38%) JMS
12 105 (8.71%) jQuery
13 99 (8.22%) ASP.NET
14 97 (8.05%) HTML5
15 95 (7.88%) Spring
16 80 (6.64%) Hibernate
17 74 (6.14%) J2EE
18 70 (5.81%) Servlets
19 64 (5.31%) Ajax
20 63 (5.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 121 (10.04%) Open Source
2 97 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (5.98%) Visualisation
4 64 (5.31%) User Experience
5 55 (4.56%) Mobile App
6 45 (3.73%) Computer Science
7 38 (3.15%) iPhone
8 34 (2.82%) Client/Server
9 32 (2.66%) Data Integration
10 29 (2.41%) Management Information System
11 25 (2.07%) iPad
12 24 (1.99%) Clustering
13 23 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (1.33%) Hedge funds
15 15 (1.24%) PKI
16 14 (1.16%) Firmware
17 11 (0.91%) Streaming Media
17 11 (0.91%) Animation
18 10 (0.83%) N-Tier
19 9 (0.75%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 499 (41.41%) Linux
2 350 (29.05%) UNIX
3 188 (15.60%) Windows
4 134 (11.12%) Mac OS X
5 67 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 48 (3.98%) Android
6 48 (3.98%) Solaris
7 45 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (1.83%) Windows XP
11 21 (1.74%) Windows 2000
12 19 (1.58%) Ubuntu
13 13 (1.08%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.91%) Debian
15 10 (0.83%) HPUX
16 8 (0.66%) AIX
17 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 6 (0.50%) CentOS
18 6 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (16.60%) Configuration Management
3 183 (15.19%) TDD
4 179 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
5 172 (14.27%) Scrum
6 164 (13.61%) Web Development
7 159 (13.20%) Responsive Web Design
8 147 (12.20%) Web Design
9 145 (12.03%) OO
10 104 (8.63%) SOA
11 101 (8.38%) Software Engineering
12 94 (7.80%) ITIL
13 89 (7.39%) MVC
14 88 (7.30%) DevOps
15 78 (6.47%) BDD
16 74 (6.14%) Performance Testing
17 67 (5.56%) UML
18 64 (5.31%) Migration
19 63 (5.23%) Unit Testing
20 62 (5.15%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 488 (40.50%) Java
2 348 (28.88%) JavaScript
3 265 (21.99%) SQL
4 206 (17.10%) Python
5 157 (13.03%) Ruby
6 136 (11.29%) PHP
7 134 (11.12%) C#
8 123 (10.21%) Perl
9 92 (7.63%) C
10 77 (6.39%) Bash Shell
11 76 (6.31%) Shell Script
12 68 (5.64%) C++
13 63 (5.23%) Objective-C
14 53 (4.40%) Scala
15 46 (3.82%) Jython
16 35 (2.90%) PowerShell
17 34 (2.82%) XPath
18 33 (2.74%) T-SQL
19 26 (2.16%) PL/SQL
20 24 (1.99%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 103 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 97 (8.05%) Degree
3 47 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (1.99%) DV Cleared
7 23 (1.91%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.16%) CCENT
9 14 (1.16%) LPIC
10 13 (1.08%) CCNA
11 11 (0.91%) BC Cleared
12 10 (0.83%) CCNP
12 10 (0.83%) ISEB
13 8 (0.66%) Sun Certification
14 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.33%) MCSE
15 4 (0.33%) MCSA
16 3 (0.25%) MCP
16 3 (0.25%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.40%) QA
2 21 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.58%) SLA
4 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
4 23 (1.91%) Varnish
4 23 (1.91%) Xen
5 20 (1.66%) Squid
6 14 (1.16%) NFS
7 13 (1.08%) qmail
8 10 (0.83%) Docker
9 9 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 9 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (0.66%) KVM
11 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.25%) Dovecot
13 3 (0.25%) vCloud
13 3 (0.25%) SRDF
13 3 (0.25%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.17%) Postfix
14 2 (0.17%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 92 (7.63%) Puppet
2 37 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 27 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (1.66%) Tivoli
5 20 (1.66%) Oracle Identity Management
6 18 (1.49%) Nagios
7 15 (1.24%) Zenoss
8 12 (1.00%) CA Wily
9 10 (0.83%) Vagrant
10 8 (0.66%) OpenView
11 6 (0.50%) SCOM
11 6 (0.50%) YUM
11 6 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (0.50%) HP SiteScope
12 5 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.41%) DameWare
12 5 (0.41%) SCCM
13 4 (0.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 253 (21.00%) Oracle
2 122 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 112 (9.29%) IBM
4 78 (6.47%) VMware
5 68 (5.64%) HP
6 64 (5.31%) Red Hat
7 59 (4.90%) Cisco
8 43 (3.57%) JBoss
9 40 (3.32%) F5
10 38 (3.15%) Google
11 37 (3.07%) SAP
12 33 (2.74%) Juniper
13 24 (1.99%) Apple
14 23 (1.91%) Remedy
15 22 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
16 19 (1.58%) Siebel
16 19 (1.58%) Software AG
17 16 (1.33%) Citrix
17 16 (1.33%) Sun
18 13 (1.08%) Cognos
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