The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 175 198 203
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 586 490 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.19% 1.05% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 7.66% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 322 297
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £549 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.09 £14.62 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £35.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6839 6396 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.85% 13.73% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 3397 3729
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 435 640
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
HTTP
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +24 360 £400 -5.88% 251
South East -16 91 £375 - 72
East of England -13 36 £303 -26.66% 29
South West -16 22 £375 -14.77% 18
Yorkshire -4 20 £325 +8.33% 34
West Midlands +4 16 £325 +36.84% 29
East Midlands +12 13 £450 - 13
North West -17 12 £265 -29.33% 47
North East -8 9 £325 +30.00% 18
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 391 (36.27%) Java
2 390 (36.18%) Linux
3 365 (33.86%) HTML
4 324 (30.06%) JavaScript
5 303 (28.11%) XML
6 286 (26.53%) UNIX
7 258 (23.93%) Web Services
8 251 (23.28%) SQL
9 230 (21.34%) Oracle
10 227 (21.06%) TCP/IP
11 223 (20.69%) CSS
12 195 (18.09%) REST
13 185 (17.16%) Windows
13 185 (17.16%) JSON
14 174 (16.14%) SSL
15 172 (15.96%) .NET
16 168 (15.58%) Git (software)
17 164 (15.21%) TDD
18 160 (14.84%) DNS
19 156 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
20 149 (13.82%) Subversion
21 147 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
21 147 (13.64%) Configuration Management
22 141 (13.08%) Scrum
22 141 (13.08%) Python
23 137 (12.71%) SOAP
24 135 (12.52%) Apache
25 129 (11.97%) Finance
26 128 (11.87%) Internet
26 128 (11.87%) RESTful

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 135 (12.52%) Apache
2 109 (10.11%) WebSphere
3 87 (8.07%) Tomcat
4 83 (7.70%) IIS
5 50 (4.64%) Node.js
6 46 (4.27%) WebLogic
7 39 (3.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 38 (3.53%) SharePoint
9 34 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 33 (3.06%) Jetty
11 27 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
12 20 (1.86%) nginx
12 20 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
13 19 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 14 (1.30%) CMS
16 13 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
16 13 (1.21%) WordPress
16 13 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
17 12 (1.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 54 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.69%) MS Office
3 17 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.48%) InfoPath
5 11 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.56%) Doxygen
6 6 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.28%) MS Project
9 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.19%) GIMP
10 1 (0.093%) Quicktime
10 1 (0.093%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 34 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.65%) Documaker
5 6 (0.56%) Oracle FAH
6 5 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.37%) RMDS
8 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.19%) Magento
9 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.093%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.093%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.093%) Minerva
10 1 (0.093%) Agresso
10 1 (0.093%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.25%) PaaS
2 32 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.41%) SaaS
4 24 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (1.02%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.74%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.65%) Route 53
9 7 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.56%) GitHub
11 4 (0.37%) Force.com
12 3 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 227 (21.06%) TCP/IP
2 174 (16.14%) SSL
3 160 (14.84%) DNS
4 128 (11.87%) Internet
5 118 (10.95%) FTP
6 111 (10.30%) HTTPS
7 104 (9.65%) Firewall
8 69 (6.40%) SMTP
9 64 (5.94%) LDAP
10 47 (4.36%) DHCP
11 45 (4.17%) WAN
12 43 (3.99%) VPN
13 37 (3.43%) LAN
13 37 (3.43%) SSH
14 28 (2.60%) IPsec
15 25 (2.32%) SAN
16 21 (1.95%) NAS
17 20 (1.86%) BGP
18 17 (1.58%) SNMP
19 16 (1.48%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (11.78%) Relational Database
2 113 (10.48%) SQL Server
3 112 (10.39%) MySQL
4 62 (5.75%) MongoDB
5 54 (5.01%) Oracle Database
6 53 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 27 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
8 26 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (2.41%) Redis
9 25 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 22 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (1.76%) Neo4j
12 17 (1.58%) Big Data
12 17 (1.58%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
14 14 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 14 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 168 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 149 (13.82%) Subversion
3 75 (6.96%) Selenium
4 74 (6.86%) Jenkins
5 62 (5.75%) JUnit
6 55 (5.10%) Maven
7 43 (3.99%) Cucumber
8 40 (3.71%) LoadRunner
9 38 (3.53%) JIRA
10 36 (3.34%) WebDriver
11 34 (3.15%) Hudson
12 32 (2.97%) Ant
13 31 (2.88%) Visual Studio
14 30 (2.78%) TeamCity
15 28 (2.60%) Eclipse
16 24 (2.23%) QuickTest Pro
17 20 (1.86%) Introscope
18 18 (1.67%) CruiseControl
19 17 (1.58%) Xcode
19 17 (1.58%) WATIR
General
1 129 (11.97%) Finance
2 56 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.53%) Retail
4 31 (2.88%) Banking
5 23 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 21 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.48%) Games
8 13 (1.21%) Billing
9 12 (1.11%) Military
10 11 (1.02%) Marketing
11 10 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.93%) Front Office
12 9 (0.83%) Electronics
12 9 (0.83%) Publishing
13 5 (0.46%) Back Office
13 5 (0.46%) Legal
14 4 (0.37%) Advertising
15 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 499 (46.29%) Developer
2 88 (8.16%) Java Developer
3 72 (6.68%) Analyst
4 68 (6.31%) Administrator
5 55 (5.10%) Architect
6 46 (4.27%) Web Developer
7 41 (3.80%) Software Engineer
7 41 (3.80%) Front-End Developer
8 40 (3.71%) Consultant
9 37 (3.43%) Tester
9 37 (3.43%) Senior Developer
10 36 (3.34%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (2.97%) iOS Developer
12 31 (2.88%) C# Developer
13 30 (2.78%) Test Analyst
14 28 (2.60%) Test Engineer
14 28 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
15 27 (2.50%) Network Engineer
16 26 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
17 25 (2.32%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (33.86%) HTML
2 303 (28.11%) XML
3 258 (23.93%) Web Services
4 223 (20.69%) CSS
5 195 (18.09%) REST
6 185 (17.16%) JSON
7 172 (15.96%) .NET
8 137 (12.71%) SOAP
9 128 (11.87%) RESTful
10 97 (9.00%) HTML5
11 90 (8.35%) ASP.NET
12 87 (8.07%) jQuery
13 73 (6.77%) Spring
14 69 (6.40%) Middleware
15 57 (5.29%) J2EE
16 56 (5.19%) XSLT
16 56 (5.19%) Ajax
16 56 (5.19%) CSS3
17 50 (4.64%) Servlets
17 50 (4.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.91%) Open Source
2 53 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 44 (4.08%) Visualisation
4 39 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 34 (3.15%) Client/Server
6 33 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 33 (3.06%) Clustering
7 23 (2.13%) Data Integration
8 17 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.21%) iPhone
9 13 (1.21%) PKI
10 12 (1.11%) Replication
10 12 (1.11%) iPad
11 11 (1.02%) Animation
12 10 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.83%) Firmware
13 9 (0.83%) Streaming Media
13 9 (0.83%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.74%) Video on Demand
14 8 (0.74%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 390 (36.18%) Linux
2 286 (26.53%) UNIX
3 185 (17.16%) Windows
4 86 (7.98%) Mac OS X
5 47 (4.36%) Apple iOS
6 43 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (3.71%) Android
7 40 (3.71%) Solaris
8 39 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (2.04%) Windows 2000
11 21 (1.95%) Windows XP
12 17 (1.58%) Ubuntu
12 17 (1.58%) CentOS
13 12 (1.11%) Windows 7
14 11 (1.02%) AIX
15 7 (0.65%) HPUX
15 7 (0.65%) SUSE
15 7 (0.65%) Debian
16 4 (0.37%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (15.21%) TDD
2 156 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 147 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 141 (13.08%) Scrum
5 118 (10.95%) Web Development
6 103 (9.55%) OO
7 99 (9.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 95 (8.81%) Web Design
9 82 (7.61%) BDD
10 80 (7.42%) MVC
11 76 (7.05%) Software Engineering
12 74 (6.86%) SOA
13 71 (6.59%) DevOps
14 70 (6.49%) ITIL
15 67 (6.22%) Test Automation
16 65 (6.03%) E-Commerce
17 64 (5.94%) Performance Testing
18 59 (5.47%) Unit Testing
19 53 (4.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 391 (36.27%) Java
2 324 (30.06%) JavaScript
3 251 (23.28%) SQL
4 141 (13.08%) Python
5 127 (11.78%) C#
6 120 (11.13%) Ruby
7 115 (10.67%) Perl
8 111 (10.30%) PHP
9 81 (7.51%) C
10 71 (6.59%) Shell Script
11 58 (5.38%) C++
12 52 (4.82%) Bash Shell
13 38 (3.53%) Objective-C
14 36 (3.34%) PowerShell
15 33 (3.06%) T-SQL
16 26 (2.41%) Groovy
16 26 (2.41%) XPath
17 25 (2.32%) Scala
18 21 (1.95%) Jython
19 19 (1.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 79 (7.33%) Degree
3 48 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.76%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.39%) ISEB
9 14 (1.30%) CCENT
9 14 (1.30%) LPIC
10 10 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.83%) CCNA
12 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.65%) CCNP
14 6 (0.56%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.46%) CCIP
16 4 (0.37%) MCSE
16 4 (0.37%) MCSA
17 3 (0.28%) MCP
17 3 (0.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.55%) QA
2 11 (1.02%) SLA
3 10 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.46%) TickIT
4 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) WCAG
6 2 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.093%) EMIR
7 1 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 46 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 31 (2.88%) Varnish
4 19 (1.76%) Squid
5 18 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (1.30%) NFS
7 13 (1.21%) qmail
8 10 (0.93%) Xen
8 10 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 9 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (0.74%) KVM
11 6 (0.56%) vCloud
12 5 (0.46%) Docker
13 4 (0.37%) SRDF
14 3 (0.28%) Dovecot
14 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.28%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.093%) XenApp
15 1 (0.093%) XenServer
15 1 (0.093%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 89 (8.26%) Puppet
2 38 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 21 (1.95%) Nagios
6 19 (1.76%) Tivoli
7 15 (1.39%) Zenoss
7 15 (1.39%) Vagrant
8 12 (1.11%) SCOM
9 10 (0.93%) CA Wily
10 9 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (0.74%) OpenView
11 8 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 6 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
12 6 (0.56%) Munin
12 6 (0.56%) StatsD
13 5 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.46%) DameWare
13 5 (0.46%) Netcool
Vendors
1 230 (21.34%) Oracle
2 105 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 77 (7.14%) IBM
4 75 (6.96%) HP
5 62 (5.75%) Cisco
6 61 (5.66%) VMware
7 43 (3.99%) Red Hat
8 40 (3.71%) F5
9 37 (3.43%) SAP
10 27 (2.50%) Juniper
11 22 (2.04%) Citrix
11 22 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (1.95%) JBoss
13 19 (1.76%) Google
14 18 (1.67%) Sun
15 14 (1.30%) Apple
15 14 (1.30%) CheckPoint
16 13 (1.21%) EMC
16 13 (1.21%) Akamai
17 12 (1.11%) Dell
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