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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 217 215 125
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -90
Contract jobs citing HTTP 515 450 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 0.95% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.07% 6.97% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 289 459
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 17
Average hourly rate £39.75 £36.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £37.25 £49.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.06%
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
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 December 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
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 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 282 £425 -5.55% 207
Yorkshire +30 52 £390 +4.00% 27
South East -54 51 £333 -16.87% 66
North West +16 47 £363 -6.45% 37
East of England 0 31 £475 +31.03% 16
South West -13 20 £450 +14.64% 12
North East -15 14 £320 -8.57% 3
East Midlands +2 12 £400 - 16
West Midlands -32 3 £375 - 27
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 538 (46.10%) Linux
2 516 (44.22%) Java
3 391 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
4 363 (31.11%) HTML
5 321 (27.51%) UNIX
6 316 (27.08%) XML
7 311 (26.65%) REST
8 296 (25.36%) JavaScript
9 268 (22.96%) Web Services
10 262 (22.45%) TCP/IP
11 246 (21.08%) Git (software)
12 238 (20.39%) SSL
13 237 (20.31%) SQL
14 230 (19.71%) Configuration Management
15 218 (18.68%) TDD
16 213 (18.25%) Oracle
16 213 (18.25%) Relational Database
17 202 (17.31%) Responsive Web Design
18 201 (17.22%) CSS
19 190 (16.28%) Subversion
20 189 (16.20%) Python
21 186 (15.94%) Web Design
22 176 (15.08%) Windows
23 173 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
24 169 (14.48%) Mac OS X
25 166 (14.22%) JSON
26 165 (14.14%) Web Development
27 160 (13.71%) Ruby
27 160 (13.71%) .NET
28 156 (13.37%) Scrum

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 146 (12.51%) Tomcat
2 143 (12.25%) WebSphere
3 142 (12.17%) Apache
4 89 (7.63%) IIS
5 70 (6.00%) WebLogic
6 53 (4.54%) Node.js
7 52 (4.46%) JBoss
8 48 (4.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 47 (4.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 46 (3.94%) IBM HTTP Server
11 34 (2.91%) SharePoint
12 28 (2.40%) nginx
13 27 (2.31%) Jetty
14 23 (1.97%) Adobe CQ
14 23 (1.97%) Oracle Service Bus
15 22 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
16 21 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 18 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
17 18 (1.54%) CMS
18 17 (1.46%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 51 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.08%) MS Office
3 23 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.77%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.69%) Doxygen
6 8 (0.69%) MS Project
7 5 (0.43%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.086%) SPSS
9 1 (0.086%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.086%) GIMP
9 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (1.54%) Documaker
4 11 (0.94%) Oracle FAH
5 7 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.60%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.60%) ResourceLink
5 7 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.43%) Agresso
7 3 (0.26%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.17%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.17%) Magento
8 2 (0.17%) RMDS
8 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (0.086%) Summit
9 1 (0.086%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.086%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.20%) PaaS
4 13 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.03%) Google App Engine
5 12 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.69%) Force.com
6 8 (0.69%) SaaS
7 4 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.34%) GitHub
8 3 (0.26%) Route 53
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.17%) IaaS
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 262 (22.45%) TCP/IP
2 238 (20.39%) SSL
3 146 (12.51%) DNS
4 109 (9.34%) FTP
5 105 (9.00%) HTTPS
6 95 (8.14%) Firewall
7 92 (7.88%) Internet
8 59 (5.06%) SMTP
9 49 (4.20%) VPN
10 45 (3.86%) WAN
11 43 (3.68%) DHCP
12 39 (3.34%) LDAP
13 36 (3.08%) LAN
14 33 (2.83%) IPsec
15 32 (2.74%) SSH
16 29 (2.49%) BGP
17 27 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
18 25 (2.14%) OSPF
19 22 (1.89%) VLAN
19 22 (1.89%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (18.25%) Relational Database
2 140 (12.00%) MongoDB
3 110 (9.43%) SQL Server
4 105 (9.00%) MySQL
5 88 (7.54%) Neo4j
6 72 (6.17%) Oracle Database
7 45 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (3.68%) NoSQL
9 37 (3.17%) DB2
10 35 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 29 (2.49%) Oracle ODI
12 28 (2.40%) Redis
13 27 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
14 23 (1.97%) MariaDB
15 20 (1.71%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 17 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 246 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 190 (16.28%) Subversion
3 93 (7.97%) Jenkins
4 87 (7.46%) Maven
5 64 (5.48%) Selenium
6 54 (4.63%) JIRA
7 42 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 38 (3.26%) JUnit
9 27 (2.31%) WebDriver
10 24 (2.06%) Eclipse
10 24 (2.06%) Visual Studio
11 22 (1.89%) Hudson
12 20 (1.71%) Ant
13 18 (1.54%) Mockito
13 18 (1.54%) Xcode
14 16 (1.37%) Fiddler
14 16 (1.37%) Introscope
15 15 (1.29%) NUnit
16 14 (1.20%) PHPUnit
17 13 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 128 (10.97%) Finance
2 57 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.08%) Retail
4 35 (3.00%) Banking
5 27 (2.31%) Billing
6 21 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.29%) Games
9 11 (0.94%) Marketing
10 10 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.77%) Military
12 5 (0.43%) Legal
12 5 (0.43%) Publishing
13 4 (0.34%) Local Government
13 4 (0.34%) Automotive
13 4 (0.34%) Electronics
14 3 (0.26%) Front Office
14 3 (0.26%) Back Office
14 3 (0.26%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 572 (49.01%) Developer
2 208 (17.82%) Java Developer
3 77 (6.60%) Senior Developer
4 72 (6.17%) Analyst
5 45 (3.86%) Web Developer
6 44 (3.77%) Consultant
6 44 (3.77%) Software Engineer
6 44 (3.77%) Architect
6 44 (3.77%) iOS Developer
7 43 (3.68%) Administrator
8 38 (3.26%) Front-End Developer
9 33 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 32 (2.74%) Tester
11 31 (2.66%) C# Developer
12 29 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 25 (2.14%) Applications Support
13 25 (2.14%) .NET Developer
14 24 (2.06%) PHP Developer
15 21 (1.80%) Mobile Developer
16 20 (1.71%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (31.11%) HTML
2 316 (27.08%) XML
3 311 (26.65%) REST
4 268 (22.96%) Web Services
5 201 (17.22%) CSS
6 166 (14.22%) JSON
7 160 (13.71%) .NET
8 154 (13.20%) SOAP
9 132 (11.31%) RESTful
10 119 (10.20%) Spring
11 118 (10.11%) Hibernate
12 110 (9.43%) JMS
13 103 (8.83%) Middleware
14 96 (8.23%) JAX-RS
15 91 (7.80%) HTML5
16 81 (6.94%) jQuery
17 75 (6.43%) J2EE
18 65 (5.57%) Servlets
18 65 (5.57%) ASP.NET
19 58 (4.97%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 117 (10.03%) Open Source
2 74 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (6.08%) Visualisation
4 51 (4.37%) User Experience
5 50 (4.28%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.74%) Clustering
8 31 (2.66%) iPhone
9 30 (2.57%) Mobile App
10 28 (2.40%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.89%) Management Information System
12 21 (1.80%) Data Integration
13 20 (1.71%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.63%) PKI
15 18 (1.54%) iPad
16 17 (1.46%) Algorithms
17 14 (1.20%) N-Tier
18 10 (0.86%) Video on Demand
18 10 (0.86%) Web 2.0
18 10 (0.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 538 (46.10%) Linux
2 321 (27.51%) UNIX
3 176 (15.08%) Windows
4 169 (14.48%) Mac OS X
5 64 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (5.06%) Apple iOS
7 53 (4.54%) Android
8 41 (3.51%) Solaris
9 30 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (2.49%) Ubuntu
10 29 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.37%) Windows XP
12 15 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (1.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 15 (1.29%) CentOS
13 11 (0.94%) Debian
14 10 (0.86%) SUSE
15 9 (0.77%) AIX
15 9 (0.77%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (19.71%) Configuration Management
3 218 (18.68%) TDD
4 202 (17.31%) Responsive Web Design
5 186 (15.94%) Web Design
6 173 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
7 165 (14.14%) Web Development
8 156 (13.37%) Scrum
9 121 (10.37%) OO
10 109 (9.34%) BDD
11 107 (9.17%) Software Engineering
12 104 (8.91%) MVC
12 104 (8.91%) DevOps
13 95 (8.14%) ITIL
14 92 (7.88%) SOA
15 60 (5.14%) E-Commerce
16 57 (4.88%) Mentoring
17 55 (4.71%) UML
18 54 (4.63%) Unit Testing
18 54 (4.63%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 516 (44.22%) Java
2 296 (25.36%) JavaScript
3 237 (20.31%) SQL
4 189 (16.20%) Python
5 160 (13.71%) Ruby
6 134 (11.48%) C#
7 103 (8.83%) PHP
8 75 (6.43%) Bash Shell
9 74 (6.34%) Scala
10 69 (5.91%) Perl
11 55 (4.71%) Objective-C
12 49 (4.20%) C
13 48 (4.11%) Shell Script
14 43 (3.68%) Jython
15 42 (3.60%) PL/SQL
16 34 (2.91%) C++
17 33 (2.83%) XPath
18 32 (2.74%) PowerShell
19 27 (2.31%) T-SQL
20 21 (1.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 102 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 89 (7.63%) Degree
3 49 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (1.89%) CCNP
6 21 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.03%) CCIE
9 10 (0.86%) BC Cleared
10 8 (0.69%) ISEB
10 8 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.60%) CCNA
12 6 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.51%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.26%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.26%) CCDA
13 3 (0.26%) MCSE
13 3 (0.26%) MCITP
13 3 (0.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.51%) QA
2 21 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.94%) SLA
4 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.086%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.086%) COBIT
6 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.89%) Xen
4 21 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (1.46%) NFS
6 14 (1.20%) Docker
7 10 (0.86%) Varnish
7 10 (0.86%) Firmware
8 9 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (0.77%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.69%) Squid
10 7 (0.60%) KVM
11 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.43%) SRDF
13 4 (0.34%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.26%) PowerHA
14 3 (0.26%) Samba
14 3 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (0.26%) qmail
15 2 (0.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 104 (8.91%) Puppet
2 50 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.71%) Nagios
3 20 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Management
4 19 (1.63%) Ansible
5 16 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (1.11%) Vagrant
7 10 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.77%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.60%) Salt
9 7 (0.60%) SCCM
10 6 (0.51%) yum
10 6 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (0.51%) RANCID
11 5 (0.43%) Tivoli NetView
11 5 (0.43%) OpenNMS
12 4 (0.34%) SCOM
12 4 (0.34%) CA Wily
12 4 (0.34%) Icinga
13 3 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 213 (18.25%) Oracle
2 125 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 112 (9.60%) IBM
4 78 (6.68%) Red Hat
5 74 (6.34%) VMware
6 45 (3.86%) HP
7 42 (3.60%) Google
8 40 (3.43%) Cisco
9 27 (2.31%) Remedy
10 25 (2.14%) SAP
11 23 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (1.71%) Apple
13 19 (1.63%) Software AG
14 18 (1.54%) Blue Coat
14 18 (1.54%) F5
15 16 (1.37%) Juniper
16 15 (1.29%) Siebel
17 14 (1.20%) Sybase
17 14 (1.20%) Cognos
17 14 (1.20%) Adobe
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £585 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £750 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday