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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 193 174 189
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing HTTP 632 625 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.22% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.38% 8.21% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 361 375
Average daily rate
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£430 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Average hourly rate £30.65 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.70% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £36.19 £17.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £68.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +90.47%
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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
7540 7613 6656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.02% 14.88% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4386 4213 3695
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 424 386
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -42 299 £450 +11.80% 252
South East 0 112 £420 +5.00% 51
North West +9 62 £438 +40.00% 39
Yorkshire +11 61 £430 +40.98% 61
North East -11 33 £500 +73.91% 4
South West +16 31 £410 +14.68% 18
East of England -8 20 £550 +62.96% 35
West Midlands +3 17 £300 -6.25% 26
East Midlands -18 4 £513 +19.18% 9
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 498 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (41.37%) Java
3 472 (40.34%) HTML
3 472 (40.34%) Linux
4 421 (35.98%) JavaScript
5 323 (27.61%) CSS
6 293 (25.04%) TCP/IP
7 272 (23.25%) Git (software)
8 268 (22.91%) UNIX
9 258 (22.05%) Configuration Management
10 256 (21.88%) TDD
11 247 (21.11%) REST
12 245 (20.94%) SSL
13 241 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
14 236 (20.17%) XML
15 221 (18.89%) Subversion
16 219 (18.72%) SQL
17 207 (17.69%) DNS
18 201 (17.18%) Windows
19 198 (16.92%) Web Services
20 196 (16.75%) Apache
21 192 (16.41%) Relational Database
22 191 (16.32%) Jenkins
22 191 (16.32%) .NET
23 172 (14.70%) Tomcat
24 170 (14.53%) Open Source
24 170 (14.53%) Responsive Web Design
25 169 (14.44%) MongoDB
25 169 (14.44%) Python
26 153 (13.08%) Web Design

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 196 (16.75%) Apache
2 172 (14.70%) Tomcat
3 148 (12.65%) WebSphere
4 122 (10.43%) IIS
5 88 (7.52%) Jetty
6 78 (6.67%) nginx
7 77 (6.58%) Node.js
8 49 (4.19%) JBoss
9 39 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 38 (3.25%) WebLogic
10 38 (3.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 36 (3.08%) Confluence
12 28 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
13 25 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 22 (1.88%) SharePoint
15 20 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
16 17 (1.45%) CMS
17 16 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (1.28%) Mule
19 12 (1.03%) GlassFish
Applications
1 34 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.56%) MS Office
3 20 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.68%) MS Project
6 7 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.085%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 16 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.51%) Magento
2 6 (0.51%) RMDS
3 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.26%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.26%) Summit
5 2 (0.17%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.085%) Documaker
6 1 (0.085%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.085%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.085%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.085%) Tridion
6 1 (0.085%) Agresso
6 1 (0.085%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.085%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.085%) Primavera
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 148 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
3 56 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
4 55 (4.70%) Google App Engine
4 55 (4.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 52 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (1.71%) PaaS
7 12 (1.03%) SaaS
8 10 (0.85%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
9 9 (0.77%) GitHub
9 9 (0.77%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.60%) Office 365
10 7 (0.60%) Heroku
11 4 (0.34%) IaaS
11 4 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.17%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.085%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 293 (25.04%) TCP/IP
2 245 (20.94%) SSL
3 207 (17.69%) DNS
4 143 (12.22%) Internet
5 138 (11.79%) FTP
6 122 (10.43%) Firewall
7 90 (7.69%) DHCP
8 85 (7.26%) IPsec
9 83 (7.09%) SMTP
10 69 (5.90%) HTTPS
11 54 (4.62%) VPN
12 42 (3.59%) LDAP
12 42 (3.59%) LAN
13 39 (3.33%) WAN
14 36 (3.08%) SSH
15 34 (2.91%) Intranet
16 22 (1.88%) SAN
17 21 (1.79%) BIG-IP
17 21 (1.79%) Network Security
17 21 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (16.41%) Relational Database
2 169 (14.44%) MongoDB
3 124 (10.60%) MySQL
4 90 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 84 (7.18%) NoSQL
6 59 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (4.02%) DB2
8 45 (3.85%) Neo4j
9 40 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (2.74%) RDBMS
11 25 (2.14%) Redis
12 24 (2.05%) CouchDB
13 22 (1.88%) Big Data
14 18 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (1.37%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.20%) Hadoop
17 13 (1.11%) Riak
18 11 (0.94%) SQLite
19 10 (0.85%) HBase
20 9 (0.77%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 272 (23.25%) Git (software)
2 221 (18.89%) Subversion
3 191 (16.32%) Jenkins
4 74 (6.32%) JIRA
5 72 (6.15%) Maven
6 56 (4.79%) JUnit
6 56 (4.79%) Cucumber
7 51 (4.36%) Selenium
8 34 (2.91%) JMeter
9 27 (2.31%) Gradle
10 24 (2.05%) Jasmine
11 23 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
12 20 (1.71%) Hudson
12 20 (1.71%) Mockito
13 18 (1.54%) Mercurial
13 18 (1.54%) WebDriver
13 18 (1.54%) Artifactory
13 18 (1.54%) Ant
14 16 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (1.28%) Capybara
General
1 147 (12.56%) Finance
2 45 (3.85%) Banking
3 37 (3.16%) Retail
4 26 (2.22%) Publishing
5 25 (2.14%) Marketing
6 21 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.20%) Games
9 13 (1.11%) Back Office
10 9 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.77%) Legal
10 9 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.77%) Advertising
11 7 (0.60%) Front Office
12 6 (0.51%) Local Government
13 5 (0.43%) Electronics
14 4 (0.34%) Billing
15 3 (0.26%) French Language
15 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 575 (49.15%) Developer
2 144 (12.31%) Java Developer
3 60 (5.13%) Analyst
4 59 (5.04%) Architect
4 59 (5.04%) Senior Developer
5 58 (4.96%) Front-End Developer
6 56 (4.79%) Software Engineer
6 56 (4.79%) Scala Developer
7 53 (4.53%) Web Developer
8 47 (4.02%) Administrator
8 47 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 44 (3.76%) Consultant
10 41 (3.50%) Web Engineer
11 37 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
12 26 (2.22%) Network Engineer
12 26 (2.22%) Software Developer
13 25 (2.14%) .NET Developer
14 24 (2.05%) Senior Java Developer
15 21 (1.79%) iOS Developer
16 20 (1.71%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (40.34%) HTML
2 323 (27.61%) CSS
3 247 (21.11%) REST
4 236 (20.17%) XML
5 198 (16.92%) Web Services
6 191 (16.32%) .NET
7 146 (12.48%) JSON
8 144 (12.31%) jQuery
9 133 (11.37%) HTML5
10 127 (10.85%) AngularJS
11 118 (10.09%) J2EE
12 117 (10.00%) SOAP
13 96 (8.21%) Spring
14 90 (7.69%) Servlets
15 89 (7.61%) CSS3
16 86 (7.35%) Ajax
17 83 (7.09%) RESTful
18 77 (6.58%) Middleware
19 71 (6.07%) Hibernate
19 71 (6.07%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.81%) User Experience
2 64 (5.47%) Visualisation
3 52 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.85%) Clustering
5 37 (3.16%) Data Centre
6 34 (2.91%) Client/Server
7 28 (2.39%) DataPower
8 27 (2.31%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.97%) PKI
10 22 (1.88%) W3C
11 19 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.45%) Streaming Video
12 17 (1.45%) Data Integration
13 15 (1.28%) RIA
14 14 (1.20%) iPhone
14 14 (1.20%) iPad
14 14 (1.20%) N-Tier
15 12 (1.03%) Mobile App
15 12 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 472 (40.34%) Linux
2 268 (22.91%) UNIX
3 201 (17.18%) Windows
4 125 (10.68%) Mac OS X
5 62 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (4.27%) Solaris
7 32 (2.74%) Apple iOS
8 27 (2.31%) AIX
9 23 (1.97%) Android
10 21 (1.79%) Ubuntu
11 18 (1.54%) CentOS
12 14 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (1.11%) Windows 7
14 12 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.77%) SUSE
16 8 (0.68%) FreeBSD
16 8 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
18 5 (0.43%) Windows XP
19 4 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (42.56%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (22.05%) Configuration Management
3 256 (21.88%) TDD
4 241 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
5 170 (14.53%) Open Source
5 170 (14.53%) Responsive Web Design
6 153 (13.08%) Web Design
7 150 (12.82%) Scrum
8 136 (11.62%) BDD
9 131 (11.20%) Web Development
10 130 (11.11%) DevOps
11 114 (9.74%) Software Engineering
12 104 (8.89%) Unit Testing
13 101 (8.63%) MVC
14 97 (8.29%) SOA
15 80 (6.84%) OO
16 68 (5.81%) E-Commerce
17 63 (5.38%) Automated Testing
18 56 (4.79%) Load Balancing
18 56 (4.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 484 (41.37%) Java
2 421 (35.98%) JavaScript
3 219 (18.72%) SQL
4 169 (14.44%) Python
5 139 (11.88%) C#
6 115 (9.83%) Ruby
7 103 (8.80%) Scala
8 99 (8.46%) PHP
9 76 (6.50%) C++
10 66 (5.64%) C
11 55 (4.70%) Perl
12 44 (3.76%) PowerShell
13 33 (2.82%) VB
14 32 (2.74%) Bash Shell
15 29 (2.48%) Shell Script
16 20 (1.71%) VB.NET
17 19 (1.62%) Objective-C
18 18 (1.54%) Groovy
18 18 (1.54%) Go
19 15 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 73 (6.24%) SC Cleared
3 62 (5.30%) Degree
4 21 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.37%) CCNA
7 15 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.03%) CCNP
8 12 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (0.77%) IBM Certification
10 8 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.68%) CISSP
11 6 (0.51%) MCP
11 6 (0.51%) MCITP
12 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.43%) RHCE
13 4 (0.34%) CCDA
13 4 (0.34%) ISEB
13 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.34%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.39%) QA
2 22 (1.88%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.45%) SLA
4 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.34%) COBIT
5 4 (0.34%) COSO
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.17%) P3O
8 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.085%) WCAG
8 1 (0.085%) HL7
System Software
1 116 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (4.19%) Xen
3 46 (3.93%) Active Directory
4 33 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 27 (2.31%) Varnish
6 19 (1.62%) Docker
7 16 (1.37%) NFS
8 15 (1.28%) Squid
9 13 (1.11%) vCloud
10 11 (0.94%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (0.85%) Snort
12 9 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.77%) KVM
13 8 (0.68%) vSphere
14 7 (0.60%) XenServer
14 7 (0.60%) ProxySG
15 6 (0.51%) SRDF
16 4 (0.34%) SpamAssassin
16 4 (0.34%) iptables
Systems Management
1 151 (12.91%) Puppet
2 110 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (3.42%) Ansible
4 27 (2.31%) Salt
5 19 (1.62%) Kibana
5 19 (1.62%) Nagios
6 18 (1.54%) logstash
7 14 (1.20%) ZABBIX
8 13 (1.11%) HAProxy
9 12 (1.03%) yum
10 11 (0.94%) Vagrant
11 10 (0.85%) Graphite
12 9 (0.77%) Rundeck
13 8 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.68%) WMI
14 6 (0.51%) SCCM
14 6 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
15 5 (0.43%) Capistrano
15 5 (0.43%) CA Wily
15 5 (0.43%) Cacti
Vendors
1 141 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 131 (11.20%) Oracle
3 130 (11.11%) VMware
4 107 (9.15%) IBM
5 70 (5.98%) Google
6 68 (5.81%) Cisco
7 59 (5.04%) Red Hat
8 40 (3.42%) F5
9 35 (2.99%) Adobe
10 27 (2.31%) CheckPoint
11 22 (1.88%) Sybase
12 18 (1.54%) SAP
12 18 (1.54%) TIBCO
13 17 (1.45%) CA
14 15 (1.28%) Citrix
14 15 (1.28%) Juniper
14 15 (1.28%) Splunk
15 14 (1.20%) NetApp
16 13 (1.11%) EMC
16 13 (1.11%) Blue Coat
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