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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 144 186 237
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +51
Contract jobs citing HTTP 771 587 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.25% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.26% 8.31% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 362 244
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 2
Average hourly rate £38.13 £41.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.56 £39.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -8.88%
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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +29 360 £475 +14.80% 195
South East +48 127 £355 -4.05% 87
North West +9 105 £425 +13.33% 25
South West +13 46 £375 -16.66% 25
Yorkshire -21 36 £455 +13.75% 32
East of England +27 33 £463 +2.77% 15
North East -1 29 £486 +12.96% 4
West Midlands +3 22 £400 +25.00% 36
East Midlands -19 11 £413 +64.67% 5
Midlands - 1 - -
HTTP
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 679 (46.16%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (44.46%) Linux
3 643 (43.71%) Java
4 526 (35.76%) HTML
5 429 (29.16%) JavaScript
6 412 (28.01%) TCP/IP
7 396 (26.92%) REST
8 394 (26.78%) Git (software)
9 386 (26.24%) Unix
10 376 (25.56%) CSS
11 346 (23.52%) Configuration Management
12 337 (22.91%) Web Services
13 331 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
14 317 (21.55%) TDD
15 308 (20.94%) Python
16 305 (20.73%) SSL
16 305 (20.73%) Subversion
17 284 (19.31%) Jenkins
18 281 (19.10%) XML
19 263 (17.88%) SQL
20 253 (17.20%) Apache
21 252 (17.13%) Relational Database
22 243 (16.52%) Scrum
23 239 (16.25%) Responsive Web Design
24 236 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
25 235 (15.98%) Web Design
26 232 (15.77%) DNS
27 211 (14.34%) WebSphere
28 207 (14.07%) JSON
28 207 (14.07%) Tomcat

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 253 (17.20%) Apache
2 211 (14.34%) WebSphere
3 207 (14.07%) Tomcat
4 183 (12.44%) Node.js
5 123 (8.36%) Jetty
6 118 (8.02%) IIS
7 111 (7.55%) nginx
8 85 (5.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 66 (4.49%) JBoss
10 59 (4.01%) WebLogic
11 58 (3.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 33 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
13 30 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
14 28 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 24 (1.63%) OpenStack
16 19 (1.29%) MQSeries
16 19 (1.29%) SharePoint
17 18 (1.22%) WebSphere Portal
18 15 (1.02%) Confluence
19 13 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.29%) MS Office
3 13 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.41%) MS Project
6 5 (0.34%) HipChat
7 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 12 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.20%) Magento
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.068%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.068%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.068%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.068%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.068%) RMDS
5 1 (0.068%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.068%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.068%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 236 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 72 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
4 70 (4.76%) Google App Engine
5 62 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (3.74%) GitHub
7 34 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (1.36%) Heroku
9 12 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (0.68%) PaaS
11 7 (0.48%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.41%) SaaS
13 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.27%) IaaS
15 3 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 2 (0.14%) Office 365
17 1 (0.068%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 412 (28.01%) TCP/IP
2 305 (20.73%) SSL
3 232 (15.77%) DNS
4 163 (11.08%) FTP
5 142 (9.65%) Internet
6 120 (8.16%) DHCP
7 101 (6.87%) Firewall
8 98 (6.66%) SMTP
9 87 (5.91%) LDAP
10 85 (5.78%) IPsec
11 72 (4.89%) HTTPS
12 51 (3.47%) SSH
12 51 (3.47%) VPN
13 44 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
14 38 (2.58%) Network Security
15 37 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
16 36 (2.45%) LAN
17 30 (2.04%) BGP
18 28 (1.90%) DVB
19 26 (1.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (17.13%) Relational Database
2 206 (14.00%) MongoDB
3 161 (10.94%) NoSQL
4 93 (6.32%) SQL Server
5 89 (6.05%) MySQL
5 89 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
6 82 (5.57%) Neo4j
7 74 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 49 (3.33%) DB2
9 47 (3.20%) Oracle Database
10 28 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (1.56%) Redis
13 16 (1.09%) SQLite
14 15 (1.02%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.95%) Big Data
16 13 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
17 11 (0.75%) PowerCenter
18 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 394 (26.78%) Git (software)
2 305 (20.73%) Subversion
3 284 (19.31%) Jenkins
4 129 (8.77%) Cucumber
4 129 (8.77%) Maven
5 97 (6.59%) JUnit
6 78 (5.30%) Mockito
7 70 (4.76%) Gradle
8 64 (4.35%) JIRA
9 42 (2.86%) Selenium
10 40 (2.72%) JMeter
11 34 (2.31%) Visual Studio
12 33 (2.24%) git-flow
13 32 (2.18%) Capybara
14 30 (2.04%) RSpec
15 27 (1.84%) Hudson
15 27 (1.84%) Karma Test Runner
16 26 (1.77%) Eclipse
16 26 (1.77%) Introscope
17 25 (1.70%) Jasmine
General
1 173 (11.76%) Finance
2 61 (4.15%) Banking
3 33 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 16 (1.09%) Publishing
6 13 (0.88%) Marketing
7 11 (0.75%) Games
8 9 (0.61%) Front Office
9 8 (0.54%) Legal
9 8 (0.54%) Retail
10 5 (0.34%) Advertising
10 5 (0.34%) International Banking
10 5 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.27%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.20%) Electronics
12 3 (0.20%) Local Government
12 3 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 761 (51.73%) Developer
2 269 (18.29%) Java Developer
3 137 (9.31%) Senior Developer
4 96 (6.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 88 (5.98%) Digital Developer
6 85 (5.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 76 (5.17%) Scala Developer
8 74 (5.03%) Analyst
9 72 (4.89%) JavaScript Developer
10 71 (4.83%) Administrator
11 65 (4.42%) Consultant
11 65 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 51 (3.47%) Agile Developer
13 47 (3.20%) Architect
14 46 (3.13%) Python Developer
15 43 (2.92%) Software Engineer
16 42 (2.86%) .NET Developer
17 41 (2.79%) C# Developer
17 41 (2.79%) HTML Developer
17 41 (2.79%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 526 (35.76%) HTML
2 396 (26.92%) REST
3 376 (25.56%) CSS
4 337 (22.91%) Web Services
5 281 (19.10%) XML
6 207 (14.07%) JSON
7 200 (13.60%) .NET
8 196 (13.32%) SOAP
9 169 (11.49%) J2EE
10 144 (9.79%) Spring
11 139 (9.45%) RESTful
12 137 (9.31%) AngularJS
13 135 (9.18%) HTML5
14 118 (8.02%) Middleware
15 107 (7.27%) Hibernate
16 106 (7.21%) Servlets
17 105 (7.14%) jQuery
18 95 (6.46%) JAX-RS
19 87 (5.91%) Ajax
20 73 (4.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 104 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 85 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (5.51%) Visualisation
4 75 (5.10%) Clustering
5 54 (3.67%) User Experience
6 47 (3.20%) Algorithms
7 41 (2.79%) Data Centre
8 36 (2.45%) Data Structures
8 36 (2.45%) MPEG
9 33 (2.24%) DataPower
10 30 (2.04%) STB
11 29 (1.97%) DTV
12 26 (1.77%) Client/Server
13 24 (1.63%) iPad
14 19 (1.29%) Hedge funds
15 18 (1.22%) Cryptography
15 18 (1.22%) Internet of Things
15 18 (1.22%) Management Information System
15 18 (1.22%) Mobile App
16 17 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 654 (44.46%) Linux
2 386 (26.24%) Unix
3 200 (13.60%) Windows
4 177 (12.03%) Mac OS X
5 97 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (3.13%) Solaris
6 46 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 43 (2.92%) Apple iOS
8 41 (2.79%) AIX
9 31 (2.11%) CentOS
10 27 (1.84%) Android
11 17 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.82%) SUSE
12 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.75%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.68%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.54%) Debian
15 8 (0.54%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (46.16%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (23.52%) Configuration Management
3 331 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
4 317 (21.55%) TDD
5 243 (16.52%) Scrum
6 239 (16.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 235 (15.98%) Web Design
8 188 (12.78%) BDD
9 185 (12.58%) DevOps
10 180 (12.24%) Open Source
11 151 (10.27%) Web Development
12 150 (10.20%) Software Engineering
13 147 (9.99%) OO
14 133 (9.04%) Unit Testing
15 130 (8.84%) High Availability
16 107 (7.27%) SOA
17 92 (6.25%) Multithreading
18 84 (5.71%) Automated Testing
19 82 (5.57%) MVC
20 76 (5.17%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 643 (43.71%) Java
2 429 (29.16%) JavaScript
3 308 (20.94%) Python
4 263 (17.88%) SQL
5 197 (13.39%) Ruby
6 166 (11.28%) Scala
7 154 (10.47%) Perl
8 134 (9.11%) C++
9 116 (7.89%) C#
10 104 (7.07%) C
11 102 (6.93%) Bash Shell
12 93 (6.32%) PHP
13 54 (3.67%) PowerShell
14 50 (3.40%) Shell Script
15 36 (2.45%) Jython
16 35 (2.38%) Groovy
17 33 (2.24%) Korn
18 27 (1.84%) VB
19 22 (1.50%) XPath
20 21 (1.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 140 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 80 (5.44%) Degree
3 76 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (1.29%) GCIA
6 16 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (0.82%) GSEC
8 11 (0.75%) CCNP
8 11 (0.75%) GCIH
9 9 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.54%) CCNA
10 8 (0.54%) JNCIA
11 7 (0.48%) CISSP
12 6 (0.41%) CCDA
12 6 (0.41%) JNCIP
12 6 (0.41%) JNCIS
13 5 (0.34%) ISEB
13 5 (0.34%) LPIC
13 5 (0.34%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 33 (2.24%) QA
3 19 (1.29%) SLA
4 9 (0.61%) HL7
5 8 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.41%) COBIT
7 5 (0.34%) COSO
7 5 (0.34%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.14%) SEPA
10 1 (0.068%) CDISC
10 1 (0.068%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 110 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (5.03%) Docker
3 65 (4.42%) Xen
4 46 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 19 (1.29%) Squid
6 13 (0.88%) qmail
6 13 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.61%) KVM
9 8 (0.54%) Firmware
10 7 (0.48%) iptables
11 6 (0.41%) Dovecot
11 6 (0.41%) NFS
11 6 (0.41%) Sendmail
11 6 (0.41%) vCloud
11 6 (0.41%) XenApp
12 5 (0.34%) LXC
12 5 (0.34%) oVirt
12 5 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 188 (12.78%) Puppet
2 118 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (3.74%) Ansible
4 45 (3.06%) Nagios
5 41 (2.79%) Graphite
5 41 (2.79%) logstash
6 30 (2.04%) ZABBIX
7 25 (1.70%) CA Wily
7 25 (1.70%) Cacti
8 24 (1.63%) Salt
9 21 (1.43%) Kibana
10 20 (1.36%) Grafana
10 20 (1.36%) Nessus
10 20 (1.36%) Nmap
10 20 (1.36%) Uchiwa
11 15 (1.02%) Capistrano
11 15 (1.02%) Ganglia
12 13 (0.88%) collectd
13 11 (0.75%) QRadar
13 11 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 165 (11.22%) VMware
2 156 (10.61%) Oracle
3 130 (8.84%) Microsoft
4 122 (8.29%) IBM
5 94 (6.39%) Google
6 72 (4.89%) Red Hat
7 67 (4.55%) Cisco
8 33 (2.24%) Adobe
9 31 (2.11%) Splunk
10 29 (1.97%) HP
11 26 (1.77%) CA
11 26 (1.77%) Siebel
12 25 (1.70%) ServiceNow
12 25 (1.70%) SOASTA, Inc
13 22 (1.50%) F5
14 21 (1.43%) SAP
15 18 (1.22%) Juniper
15 18 (1.22%) TIBCO
16 16 (1.09%) Citrix
17 14 (0.95%) Informatica
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