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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 180 185 180
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 626 522 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.10% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.07% 8.10% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 365 349
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £46.25 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £28.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.75 £60.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
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
7761 6442 7581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.62% 13.63% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4497 3622 3715
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 436 556
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +8 324 £425 -10.52% 267
South East -21 75 £400 - 88
East of England +19 52 £475 +5.55% 26
North West -2 47 £444 +31.48% 45
Yorkshire -3 43 £348 +15.83% 30
North East -19 28 £350 - 3
West Midlands -7 17 £375 - 35
East Midlands +10 16 £438 +9.37% 14
South West -39 13 £325 +7.43% 22
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 531 (43.92%) Linux
2 501 (41.44%) Java
3 386 (31.93%) HTML
4 374 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
5 353 (29.20%) XML
6 347 (28.70%) JavaScript
7 346 (28.62%) UNIX
8 288 (23.82%) REST
9 269 (22.25%) Web Services
10 255 (21.09%) Git (software)
11 251 (20.76%) TCP/IP
12 247 (20.43%) SSL
13 246 (20.35%) SQL
14 245 (20.26%) Oracle
15 241 (19.93%) CSS
16 226 (18.69%) Configuration Management
17 218 (18.03%) Python
18 213 (17.62%) TDD
19 212 (17.54%) Relational Database
20 198 (16.38%) Subversion
21 195 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
22 185 (15.30%) Web Development
22 185 (15.30%) Windows
23 181 (14.97%) JSON
24 179 (14.81%) Web Design
25 178 (14.72%) .NET
26 177 (14.64%) Scrum
27 175 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
28 173 (14.31%) Ruby
29 168 (13.90%) DNS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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
1 159 (13.15%) Apache
2 154 (12.74%) WebSphere
3 134 (11.08%) Tomcat
4 92 (7.61%) IIS
5 78 (6.45%) WebLogic
6 56 (4.63%) JBoss
6 56 (4.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 53 (4.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 49 (4.05%) Node.js
9 48 (3.97%) IBM HTTP Server
10 33 (2.73%) Jetty
11 32 (2.65%) SharePoint
12 30 (2.48%) Oracle Service Bus
13 29 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 24 (1.99%) nginx
15 23 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
16 18 (1.49%) Confluence
17 16 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
18 14 (1.16%) WebSphere Process Server
19 13 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.99%) MS Office
3 13 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.99%) Doxygen
5 9 (0.74%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.66%) MS Project
7 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.41%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.17%) GIMP
10 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.083%) SPSS
10 1 (0.083%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (1.57%) Documaker
4 11 (0.91%) Oracle FAH
5 7 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.50%) 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%) RMDS
8 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.17%) Agresso
9 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
10 1 (0.083%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.083%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.083%) Magento
10 1 (0.083%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.99%) PaaS
3 21 (1.74%) SaaS
4 18 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.91%) Google App Engine
6 11 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.66%) Force.com
8 3 (0.25%) GitHub
8 3 (0.25%) IaaS
8 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.17%) Route 53
10 1 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 251 (20.76%) TCP/IP
2 247 (20.43%) SSL
3 168 (13.90%) DNS
4 132 (10.92%) FTP
5 124 (10.26%) HTTPS
6 108 (8.93%) Internet
7 107 (8.85%) Firewall
8 64 (5.29%) SMTP
9 59 (4.88%) LDAP
10 51 (4.22%) VPN
11 43 (3.56%) DHCP
12 39 (3.23%) WAN
13 38 (3.14%) IPsec
14 36 (2.98%) SSH
15 31 (2.56%) LAN
16 26 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
17 23 (1.90%) BGP
18 22 (1.82%) SAN
18 22 (1.82%) VLAN
19 19 (1.57%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (17.54%) Relational Database
2 121 (10.01%) MySQL
3 106 (8.77%) SQL Server
4 103 (8.52%) MongoDB
5 80 (6.62%) Oracle Database
6 62 (5.13%) Neo4j
7 46 (3.80%) NoSQL
8 43 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 35 (2.89%) Oracle ODI
10 34 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (2.32%) Oracle BI EE
12 27 (2.23%) DB2
13 24 (1.99%) Redis
14 21 (1.74%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.65%) MariaDB
16 19 (1.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 19 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
18 14 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
18 14 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 255 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 198 (16.38%) Subversion
3 85 (7.03%) Jenkins
4 80 (6.62%) Selenium
5 79 (6.53%) Maven
6 63 (5.21%) JIRA
7 48 (3.97%) JUnit
8 33 (2.73%) Cucumber
9 27 (2.23%) Hudson
10 24 (1.99%) Ant
10 24 (1.99%) LoadRunner
11 23 (1.90%) WebDriver
11 23 (1.90%) Xcode
12 22 (1.82%) Introscope
13 21 (1.74%) Eclipse
14 16 (1.32%) PHPUnit
14 16 (1.32%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.16%) Visual Studio
15 14 (1.16%) NUnit
15 14 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 127 (10.50%) Finance
2 58 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.31%) Retail
4 25 (2.07%) Billing
5 24 (1.99%) Banking
5 24 (1.99%) Financial Institution
6 19 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.49%) Games
8 12 (0.99%) Military
9 11 (0.91%) Marketing
10 9 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.74%) Front Office
10 9 (0.74%) Electronics
11 8 (0.66%) Publishing
12 6 (0.50%) Back Office
13 5 (0.41%) Legal
13 5 (0.41%) Automotive
14 3 (0.25%) Local Government
14 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 611 (50.54%) Developer
2 172 (14.23%) Java Developer
3 71 (5.87%) Senior Developer
4 66 (5.46%) Analyst
5 61 (5.05%) Administrator
6 59 (4.88%) Architect
7 57 (4.71%) Software Engineer
7 57 (4.71%) Consultant
8 52 (4.30%) iOS Developer
9 47 (3.89%) Front-End Developer
10 44 (3.64%) Web Developer
11 38 (3.14%) C# Developer
12 33 (2.73%) Senior Java Developer
13 31 (2.56%) Tester
14 28 (2.32%) PHP Developer
14 28 (2.32%) .NET Developer
15 27 (2.23%) Python Developer
16 25 (2.07%) Linux Administrator
17 24 (1.99%) Software Developer
18 23 (1.90%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (31.93%) HTML
2 353 (29.20%) XML
3 288 (23.82%) REST
4 269 (22.25%) Web Services
5 241 (19.93%) CSS
6 181 (14.97%) JSON
7 178 (14.72%) .NET
8 160 (13.23%) SOAP
9 153 (12.66%) RESTful
10 126 (10.42%) JMS
11 122 (10.09%) Spring
12 115 (9.51%) Middleware
13 106 (8.77%) jQuery
14 101 (8.35%) Hibernate
15 98 (8.11%) HTML5
16 95 (7.86%) ASP.NET
17 71 (5.87%) J2EE
17 71 (5.87%) JAX-RS
18 70 (5.79%) Servlets
19 66 (5.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.68%) Open Source
2 97 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (7.53%) Visualisation
4 59 (4.88%) User Experience
5 40 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 39 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 34 (2.81%) iPhone
8 32 (2.65%) Client/Server
8 32 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (2.40%) Data Integration
9 29 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 28 (2.32%) Clustering
11 22 (1.82%) Data Structures
12 21 (1.74%) iPad
13 19 (1.57%) PKI
14 15 (1.24%) Algorithms
15 14 (1.16%) Hedge funds
16 12 (0.99%) N-Tier
17 11 (0.91%) Digital Media
18 9 (0.74%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 531 (43.92%) Linux
2 346 (28.62%) UNIX
3 185 (15.30%) Windows
4 161 (13.32%) Mac OS X
5 64 (5.29%) Apple iOS
6 55 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (4.38%) Android
8 43 (3.56%) Solaris
9 32 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (1.99%) Ubuntu
12 17 (1.41%) Windows XP
13 14 (1.16%) Windows 7
14 12 (0.99%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.74%) Debian
15 9 (0.74%) HPUX
16 7 (0.58%) AIX
17 6 (0.50%) SUSE
17 6 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (18.69%) Configuration Management
3 213 (17.62%) TDD
4 195 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 185 (15.30%) Web Development
6 179 (14.81%) Web Design
7 177 (14.64%) Scrum
8 175 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
9 128 (10.59%) OO
10 112 (9.26%) MVC
11 105 (8.68%) Software Engineering
12 98 (8.11%) SOA
13 97 (8.02%) DevOps
14 93 (7.69%) ITIL
15 84 (6.95%) BDD
16 63 (5.21%) Unit Testing
17 60 (4.96%) Performance Testing
17 60 (4.96%) iOS Development
18 58 (4.80%) UML
19 57 (4.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 501 (41.44%) Java
2 347 (28.70%) JavaScript
3 246 (20.35%) SQL
4 218 (18.03%) Python
5 173 (14.31%) Ruby
6 125 (10.34%) C#
7 122 (10.09%) PHP
8 100 (8.27%) Perl
9 71 (5.87%) Bash Shell
9 71 (5.87%) Scala
10 64 (5.29%) Shell Script
11 62 (5.13%) C
11 62 (5.13%) Objective-C
12 47 (3.89%) Jython
12 47 (3.89%) C++
13 41 (3.39%) PL/SQL
14 38 (3.14%) PowerShell
15 36 (2.98%) XPath
16 30 (2.48%) T-SQL
17 23 (1.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 107 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 83 (6.87%) Degree
3 51 (4.22%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.32%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.08%) CCNP
9 11 (0.91%) BC Cleared
10 10 (0.83%) CCENT
10 10 (0.83%) LPIC
11 9 (0.74%) CCNA
12 8 (0.66%) ISEB
13 6 (0.50%) Sun Certification
14 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.41%) CCIE
15 4 (0.33%) MCSE
16 3 (0.25%) JNCIA
16 3 (0.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.30%) QA
2 22 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.83%) SLA
4 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) WCAG
6 1 (0.083%) COBIT
6 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (1.57%) Xen
5 16 (1.32%) Docker
6 15 (1.24%) Squid
6 15 (1.24%) Varnish
7 13 (1.08%) Firmware
8 12 (0.99%) NFS
9 10 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (0.74%) qmail
11 7 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 6 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.50%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.33%) KVM
14 3 (0.25%) vCloud
14 3 (0.25%) SRDF
15 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 93 (7.69%) Puppet
2 38 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (2.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 21 (1.74%) Oracle Identity Management
5 18 (1.49%) Nagios
6 17 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (1.32%) Tivoli
8 11 (0.91%) Zenoss
9 10 (0.83%) Vagrant
10 9 (0.74%) Ansible
11 8 (0.66%) CA Wily
12 7 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (0.58%) OpenView
13 6 (0.50%) YUM
14 5 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
14 5 (0.41%) SCCM
14 5 (0.41%) DameWare
14 5 (0.41%) CA SiteMinder
14 5 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
15 4 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 245 (20.26%) Oracle
2 121 (10.01%) Microsoft
3 115 (9.51%) IBM
4 73 (6.04%) VMware
5 69 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 53 (4.38%) HP
7 48 (3.97%) Cisco
8 37 (3.06%) SAP
9 36 (2.98%) Google
10 32 (2.65%) F5
11 28 (2.32%) Juniper
12 24 (1.99%) Remedy
13 21 (1.74%) Apple
14 19 (1.57%) Software AG
15 18 (1.49%) Blue Coat
16 17 (1.41%) Siebel
17 15 (1.24%) SaltStack
18 13 (1.08%) Sun
18 13 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
19 12 (0.99%) CheckPoint
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Aston Carter
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