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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 170 219 105
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -114
Contract jobs citing HTTP 634 459 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.27% 0.95% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.66% 7.25% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 269 488
Average daily rate
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£413 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 19
Average hourly rate £48.50 £40.00 £29.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +35.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £19.25 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £125.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £28.75 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+65.21% -3.50%
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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
7318 6331 6345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.04% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4047 3336 3170
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 391 540
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +48 330 £455 +7.05% 262
South East +1 107 £393 -1.87% 84
North West -3 53 £388 -3.12% 51
Yorkshire +28 48 £425 +41.66% 37
South West +11 29 £450 +63.63% 25
West Midlands -4 22 £351 +8.91% 32
East of England +3 18 £438 +16.66% 28
East Midlands 0 14 £241 -31.28% 17
North East +15 9 £430 +13.15% 8
Midlands +2 2 - - 1
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 531 (46.58%) Linux
2 524 (45.96%) Java
3 421 (36.93%) HTML
4 408 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
5 302 (26.49%) REST
6 298 (26.14%) UNIX
7 295 (25.88%) JavaScript
8 273 (23.95%) Web Services
9 267 (23.42%) Configuration Management
10 263 (23.07%) Relational Database
11 253 (22.19%) TCP/IP
12 247 (21.67%) Git (software)
13 233 (20.44%) Responsive Web Design
14 219 (19.21%) TDD
14 219 (19.21%) CSS
15 217 (19.04%) Web Design
16 216 (18.95%) XML
17 207 (18.16%) SQL
18 206 (18.07%) SSL
19 205 (17.98%) Windows
20 199 (17.46%) MongoDB
21 197 (17.28%) Oracle
22 194 (17.02%) Subversion
23 178 (15.61%) Mac OS X
24 162 (14.21%) .NET
25 158 (13.86%) Python
26 156 (13.68%) DNS
27 155 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
28 152 (13.33%) Web Development
29 137 (12.02%) Puppet

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 126 (11.05%) Apache
2 113 (9.91%) Tomcat
3 107 (9.39%) WebSphere
4 103 (9.04%) IIS
5 55 (4.82%) Node.js
6 48 (4.21%) WebLogic
7 46 (4.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 42 (3.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 42 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 31 (2.72%) JBoss
10 28 (2.46%) Adobe CQ
11 22 (1.93%) CMS
12 21 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (1.49%) Jetty
13 17 (1.49%) nginx
14 16 (1.40%) Apache Solr
15 13 (1.14%) MQSeries
16 12 (1.05%) SharePoint
16 12 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
17 11 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 50 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.77%) MS Office
3 42 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 27 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.088%) GIMP
7 1 (0.088%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.088%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 19 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.61%) ResourceLink
3 6 (0.53%) RMDS
3 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.35%) Agresso
4 4 (0.35%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.26%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.26%) Magento
5 3 (0.26%) Documaker
6 2 (0.18%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.088%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.088%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.088%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.088%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.88%) PaaS
6 9 (0.79%) GitHub
7 7 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.61%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.53%) SaaS
9 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.18%) Route 53
11 2 (0.18%) ElastiCache
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.088%) IaaS
12 1 (0.088%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 253 (22.19%) TCP/IP
2 206 (18.07%) SSL
3 156 (13.68%) DNS
4 101 (8.86%) Firewall
5 89 (7.81%) HTTPS
6 87 (7.63%) FTP
7 86 (7.54%) Internet
8 56 (4.91%) SMTP
9 54 (4.74%) VPN
10 52 (4.56%) DHCP
11 51 (4.47%) WAN
12 48 (4.21%) IPsec
13 47 (4.12%) LAN
14 36 (3.16%) VLAN
15 33 (2.89%) LDAP
16 28 (2.46%) Intrusion Detection
17 26 (2.28%) BGP
18 23 (2.02%) OSPF
19 22 (1.93%) MPLS
20 21 (1.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (23.07%) Relational Database
2 199 (17.46%) MongoDB
3 126 (11.05%) MySQL
4 112 (9.82%) SQL Server
5 99 (8.68%) Neo4j
6 51 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (4.39%) NoSQL
8 48 (4.21%) RDBMS
9 45 (3.95%) DB2
10 30 (2.63%) Oracle Database
11 20 (1.75%) MariaDB
12 13 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.05%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.05%) Redis
14 10 (0.88%) CouchDB
14 10 (0.88%) Big Data
15 9 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.70%) HBase
16 8 (0.70%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 247 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 194 (17.02%) Subversion
3 119 (10.44%) Jenkins
4 95 (8.33%) Maven
5 64 (5.61%) Cucumber
6 57 (5.00%) Visual Studio
7 48 (4.21%) Selenium
8 41 (3.60%) JIRA
9 39 (3.42%) Mockito
10 38 (3.33%) JUnit
11 33 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (2.28%) Ant
13 24 (2.11%) Introscope
13 24 (2.11%) Fiddler
13 24 (2.11%) Hudson
14 21 (1.84%) WebDriver
14 21 (1.84%) Eclipse
15 14 (1.23%) SpecFlow
16 13 (1.14%) Jasmine
16 13 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 120 (10.53%) Finance
2 50 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 41 (3.60%) Banking
4 33 (2.89%) Retail
5 18 (1.58%) Marketing
6 16 (1.40%) Back Office
7 12 (1.05%) Publishing
7 12 (1.05%) Games
8 10 (0.88%) Billing
9 9 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.70%) Legal
10 8 (0.70%) Advertising
11 7 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.35%) Front Office
13 3 (0.26%) Local Government
13 3 (0.26%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
14 2 (0.18%) German Language
14 2 (0.18%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 549 (48.16%) Developer
2 232 (20.35%) Java Developer
3 77 (6.75%) Analyst
4 68 (5.96%) Senior Developer
5 43 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 42 (3.68%) Administrator
7 40 (3.51%) Web Developer
8 39 (3.42%) Architect
9 36 (3.16%) Consultant
10 35 (3.07%) Front-End Developer
11 29 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
11 29 (2.54%) .NET Developer
12 26 (2.28%) Tester
12 26 (2.28%) Author
12 26 (2.28%) Technical Author
13 24 (2.11%) Applications Support
14 23 (2.02%) Senior Java Developer
14 23 (2.02%) Web Engineer
14 23 (2.02%) iOS Developer
15 22 (1.93%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (36.93%) HTML
2 302 (26.49%) REST
3 273 (23.95%) Web Services
4 219 (19.21%) CSS
5 216 (18.95%) XML
6 162 (14.21%) .NET
7 134 (11.75%) SOAP
8 125 (10.96%) Hibernate
9 123 (10.79%) JSON
10 117 (10.26%) RESTful
11 115 (10.09%) JAX-RS
12 106 (9.30%) Spring
13 94 (8.25%) J2EE
14 84 (7.37%) HTML5
15 68 (5.96%) Middleware
16 62 (5.44%) CSS3
17 61 (5.35%) AngularJS
18 59 (5.18%) jQuery
19 55 (4.82%) Sass
20 54 (4.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 129 (11.32%) Open Source
2 60 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 54 (4.74%) User Experience
3 54 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 35 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (2.89%) Clustering
7 27 (2.37%) Client/Server
8 24 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.93%) PKI
10 20 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.67%) iPad
12 17 (1.49%) iPhone
13 14 (1.23%) Digital Media
13 14 (1.23%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.14%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.14%) Device Driver
15 12 (1.05%) Streaming Video
15 12 (1.05%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 531 (46.58%) Linux
2 298 (26.14%) UNIX
3 205 (17.98%) Windows
4 178 (15.61%) Mac OS X
5 53 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (3.25%) Apple iOS
9 35 (3.07%) Android
10 32 (2.81%) Solaris
11 22 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (1.84%) CentOS
13 20 (1.75%) Ubuntu
14 17 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 16 (1.40%) Windows 7
15 16 (1.40%) AIX
16 14 (1.23%) SUSE
17 13 (1.14%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.70%) FreeBSD
19 6 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (23.42%) Configuration Management
3 233 (20.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 219 (19.21%) TDD
5 217 (19.04%) Web Design
6 155 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
7 152 (13.33%) Web Development
8 125 (10.96%) OO
9 122 (10.70%) BDD
10 105 (9.21%) DevOps
11 85 (7.46%) MVC
11 85 (7.46%) Software Engineering
12 82 (7.19%) Scrum
12 82 (7.19%) SOA
13 72 (6.32%) ITIL
14 58 (5.09%) E-Commerce
15 50 (4.39%) Service Delivery
16 49 (4.30%) Mentoring
17 45 (3.95%) Microservices
18 44 (3.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 524 (45.96%) Java
2 295 (25.88%) JavaScript
3 207 (18.16%) SQL
4 158 (13.86%) Python
5 120 (10.53%) C#
6 117 (10.26%) Ruby
7 94 (8.25%) PHP
8 55 (4.82%) Perl
9 47 (4.12%) Scala
10 44 (3.86%) C
11 41 (3.60%) PL/SQL
12 38 (3.33%) Bash Shell
13 34 (2.98%) Shell Script
14 30 (2.63%) Objective-C
14 30 (2.63%) C++
15 27 (2.37%) Jython
16 25 (2.19%) XPath
17 17 (1.49%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.40%) XQuery
18 16 (1.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 85 (7.46%) Degree
3 52 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.84%) CCNP
4 21 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.14%) ISEB
6 11 (0.96%) CCIE
6 11 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.61%) CISSP
10 5 (0.44%) RHCE
11 4 (0.35%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.26%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.26%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.26%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.26%) CCNA
12 3 (0.26%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.11%) QA
2 8 (0.70%) SLA
3 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.26%) COBIT
5 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) COSO
7 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.088%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.088%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.84%) Xen
4 16 (1.40%) NFS
5 15 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (1.23%) Varnish
7 10 (0.88%) KVM
8 9 (0.79%) Docker
8 9 (0.79%) SRDF
9 8 (0.70%) Firmware
10 7 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.44%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.35%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.35%) Squid
12 4 (0.35%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.26%) SpamAssassin
13 3 (0.26%) Snort
13 3 (0.26%) Postfix
13 3 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 137 (12.02%) Puppet
2 80 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (2.54%) Ansible
4 21 (1.84%) Nagios
5 18 (1.58%) Salt
6 16 (1.40%) HP SiteScope
7 14 (1.23%) yum
8 11 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (0.96%) Vagrant
8 11 (0.96%) Kibana
9 7 (0.61%) CA Wily
10 5 (0.44%) StatsD
10 5 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.44%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.44%) RANCID
11 4 (0.35%) Icinga
11 4 (0.35%) Control-M
11 4 (0.35%) OpenNMS
11 4 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.35%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 197 (17.28%) Oracle
2 119 (10.44%) Microsoft
3 100 (8.77%) IBM
4 74 (6.49%) Red Hat
5 60 (5.26%) VMware
6 51 (4.47%) Cisco
7 44 (3.86%) HP
8 34 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
9 33 (2.89%) Google
10 26 (2.28%) Citrix
11 20 (1.75%) Adobe
12 19 (1.67%) SAP
13 18 (1.58%) Sybase
14 17 (1.49%) ATG
15 16 (1.40%) Intel
15 16 (1.40%) NetApp
16 15 (1.32%) Blue Coat
16 15 (1.32%) CheckPoint
16 15 (1.32%) AppDynamics
17 14 (1.23%) Apple
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