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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 174 184 190
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 632 569 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.18% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 8.63% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 392 318
Average daily rate
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£400 £426 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.99% +6.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £624 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £16.53 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £39.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
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
7620 6595 8152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.71% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4301 3682 3819
Average daily rate £370 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 376 632
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +9 360 £423 -11.05% 216
South East -15 76 £400 - 76
North West +4 48 £425 +28.30% 57
East of England -7 39 £448 +2.28% 29
North East - 25 £350 - 7
Yorkshire -24 23 £300 - 21
West Midlands -4 20 £320 +6.66% 46
East Midlands +15 15 £450 +5.88% 10
South West -25 13 £325 +7.43% 18
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 503 (41.60%) Linux
2 492 (40.69%) Java
3 371 (30.69%) HTML
4 366 (30.27%) XML
5 365 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
6 344 (28.45%) JavaScript
7 342 (28.29%) UNIX
8 277 (22.91%) Web Services
9 266 (22.00%) REST
10 263 (21.75%) SQL
11 256 (21.17%) TCP/IP
12 255 (21.09%) Oracle
13 244 (20.18%) SSL
14 242 (20.02%) Git (software)
15 221 (18.28%) CSS
16 206 (17.04%) .NET
16 206 (17.04%) Python
16 206 (17.04%) Subversion
17 199 (16.46%) Configuration Management
18 191 (15.80%) TDD
19 189 (15.63%) JSON
20 188 (15.55%) Windows
21 180 (14.89%) DNS
21 180 (14.89%) Relational Database
22 178 (14.72%) Apache
23 177 (14.64%) Scrum
24 175 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
25 171 (14.14%) SOAP
26 168 (13.90%) WebSphere
27 167 (13.81%) Web Development

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 178 (14.72%) Apache
2 168 (13.90%) WebSphere
3 133 (11.00%) Tomcat
4 97 (8.02%) IIS
5 72 (5.96%) WebLogic
6 59 (4.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 56 (4.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 48 (3.97%) IBM HTTP Server
9 41 (3.39%) Node.js
10 39 (3.23%) Jetty
11 38 (3.14%) SharePoint
12 32 (2.65%) nginx
13 30 (2.48%) Oracle Service Bus
14 28 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 23 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
16 18 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
17 15 (1.24%) Confluence
17 15 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
18 14 (1.16%) WebSphere Process Server
19 13 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.99%) MS Office
3 14 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.99%) InfoPath
5 11 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.91%) Doxygen
6 8 (0.66%) MS Project
7 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.33%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.17%) GIMP
11 1 (0.083%) SPSS
11 1 (0.083%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 38 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (1.49%) Documaker
4 12 (0.99%) Oracle FAH
5 10 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.25%) RMDS
8 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
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 31 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.48%) PaaS
2 30 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (1.90%) SaaS
5 19 (1.57%) Google App Engine
6 10 (0.83%) Force.com
7 9 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.33%) GitHub
8 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.25%) Route 53
9 3 (0.25%) IaaS
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 256 (21.17%) TCP/IP
2 244 (20.18%) SSL
3 180 (14.89%) DNS
4 140 (11.58%) FTP
5 120 (9.93%) HTTPS
6 117 (9.68%) Internet
7 102 (8.44%) Firewall
8 67 (5.54%) SMTP
9 56 (4.63%) LDAP
10 55 (4.55%) DHCP
11 47 (3.89%) VPN
12 39 (3.23%) WAN
13 38 (3.14%) SSH
14 36 (2.98%) IPsec
15 34 (2.81%) LAN
16 24 (1.99%) SAN
17 21 (1.74%) BIG-IP
18 18 (1.49%) NAS
19 16 (1.32%) BGP
20 15 (1.24%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (14.89%) Relational Database
2 124 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 124 (10.26%) MySQL
3 78 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 78 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 48 (3.97%) Neo4j
5 42 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 41 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 37 (3.06%) Oracle ODI
8 32 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 25 (2.07%) DB2
11 23 (1.90%) Redis
12 22 (1.82%) RDBMS
13 20 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 17 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
16 16 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 242 (20.02%) Git (software)
2 206 (17.04%) Subversion
3 82 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 75 (6.20%) Selenium
5 74 (6.12%) Maven
6 58 (4.80%) JIRA
7 48 (3.97%) JUnit
8 35 (2.89%) LoadRunner
9 29 (2.40%) Cucumber
10 27 (2.23%) Introscope
10 27 (2.23%) Ant
11 26 (2.15%) Hudson
12 22 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
12 22 (1.82%) Eclipse
12 22 (1.82%) WebDriver
13 21 (1.74%) Xcode
14 19 (1.57%) TeamCity
15 17 (1.41%) PHPUnit
15 17 (1.41%) Visual Studio
16 15 (1.24%) JMeter
General
1 133 (11.00%) Finance
2 55 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 46 (3.80%) Retail
4 26 (2.15%) Banking
4 26 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 25 (2.07%) Billing
6 20 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.32%) Games
8 13 (1.08%) Military
9 11 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.83%) Front Office
11 9 (0.74%) Marketing
11 9 (0.74%) Electronics
12 7 (0.58%) Publishing
13 6 (0.50%) Back Office
14 5 (0.41%) Automotive
14 5 (0.41%) Legal
15 3 (0.25%) Local Government
15 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 594 (49.13%) Developer
2 139 (11.50%) Java Developer
3 71 (5.87%) Administrator
4 70 (5.79%) Analyst
5 67 (5.54%) Senior Developer
6 58 (4.80%) Architect
7 57 (4.71%) Software Engineer
8 55 (4.55%) Consultant
9 53 (4.38%) iOS Developer
10 45 (3.72%) Web Developer
11 42 (3.47%) Front-End Developer
12 36 (2.98%) C# Developer
13 35 (2.89%) Tester
14 33 (2.73%) PHP Developer
15 31 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
16 30 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
17 28 (2.32%) Linux Administrator
18 24 (1.99%) Test Analyst
18 24 (1.99%) Software Developer
19 23 (1.90%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (30.69%) HTML
2 366 (30.27%) XML
3 277 (22.91%) Web Services
4 266 (22.00%) REST
5 221 (18.28%) CSS
6 206 (17.04%) .NET
7 189 (15.63%) JSON
8 171 (14.14%) SOAP
9 156 (12.90%) RESTful
10 124 (10.26%) JMS
11 119 (9.84%) Middleware
12 105 (8.68%) jQuery
13 104 (8.60%) ASP.NET
13 104 (8.60%) Spring
14 91 (7.53%) HTML5
15 80 (6.62%) Hibernate
16 77 (6.37%) J2EE
17 74 (6.12%) Servlets
18 65 (5.38%) WSDL
18 65 (5.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.68%) Open Source
2 97 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (6.12%) Visualisation
4 66 (5.46%) User Experience
5 56 (4.63%) Mobile App
6 43 (3.56%) Computer Science
7 38 (3.14%) iPhone
8 35 (2.89%) Client/Server
9 33 (2.73%) Data Integration
10 28 (2.32%) Management Information System
11 27 (2.23%) Clustering
12 25 (2.07%) iPad
13 24 (1.99%) Data Structures
14 22 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.24%) Hedge funds
16 11 (0.91%) Streaming Media
16 11 (0.91%) Animation
16 11 (0.91%) Algorithms
17 10 (0.83%) Digital Media
17 10 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 503 (41.60%) Linux
2 342 (28.29%) UNIX
3 188 (15.55%) Windows
4 136 (11.25%) Mac OS X
5 68 (5.62%) Apple iOS
6 52 (4.30%) Android
6 52 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (4.05%) Solaris
8 39 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (1.99%) Ubuntu
11 21 (1.74%) Windows XP
12 19 (1.57%) Windows 2000
13 13 (1.08%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.91%) Debian
15 10 (0.83%) HPUX
16 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (0.58%) AIX
18 6 (0.50%) SUSE
19 5 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (16.46%) Configuration Management
3 191 (15.80%) TDD
4 177 (14.64%) Scrum
5 175 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
6 167 (13.81%) Web Development
7 162 (13.40%) Responsive Web Design
8 148 (12.24%) Web Design
9 147 (12.16%) OO
10 105 (8.68%) SOA
11 103 (8.52%) Software Engineering
12 95 (7.86%) MVC
13 93 (7.69%) ITIL
14 88 (7.28%) DevOps
15 79 (6.53%) BDD
16 72 (5.96%) Performance Testing
17 70 (5.79%) UML
18 64 (5.29%) Unit Testing
19 63 (5.21%) Migration
19 63 (5.21%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 492 (40.69%) Java
2 344 (28.45%) JavaScript
3 263 (21.75%) SQL
4 206 (17.04%) Python
5 157 (12.99%) Ruby
6 135 (11.17%) C#
7 132 (10.92%) PHP
8 118 (9.76%) Perl
9 85 (7.03%) C
10 78 (6.45%) Bash Shell
11 73 (6.04%) Shell Script
12 64 (5.29%) Objective-C
13 63 (5.21%) C++
14 56 (4.63%) Scala
15 48 (3.97%) Jython
16 38 (3.14%) XPath
17 37 (3.06%) PowerShell
18 31 (2.56%) T-SQL
19 28 (2.32%) PL/SQL
20 23 (1.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 107 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 92 (7.61%) Degree
3 50 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 25 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (1.82%) ISTQB
8 16 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.16%) LPIC
9 14 (1.16%) CCENT
10 12 (0.99%) CCNA
11 11 (0.91%) BC Cleared
12 10 (0.83%) ISEB
13 9 (0.74%) CCNP
14 8 (0.66%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.33%) MCSA
17 3 (0.25%) JNCIA
17 3 (0.25%) JNCIS
17 3 (0.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.30%) QA
2 21 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.41%) SLA
4 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
4 23 (1.90%) Xen
5 21 (1.74%) Varnish
6 20 (1.65%) Squid
7 15 (1.24%) Docker
8 14 (1.16%) NFS
9 13 (1.08%) qmail
9 13 (1.08%) Firmware
10 10 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (0.74%) KVM
12 8 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.25%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.25%) SRDF
14 3 (0.25%) vCloud
14 3 (0.25%) Dovecot
15 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 86 (7.11%) Puppet
2 33 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 33 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (1.65%) Oracle Identity Management
5 18 (1.49%) Tivoli
6 17 (1.41%) Nagios
7 15 (1.24%) Zenoss
8 12 (0.99%) CA Wily
9 10 (0.83%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (0.58%) OpenView
11 6 (0.50%) SCOM
11 6 (0.50%) YUM
12 5 (0.41%) SCCM
12 5 (0.41%) DameWare
12 5 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.33%) CA SiteMinder
13 4 (0.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 255 (21.09%) Oracle
2 128 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 119 (9.84%) IBM
4 78 (6.45%) VMware
5 68 (5.62%) Red Hat
6 64 (5.29%) HP
7 57 (4.71%) Cisco
8 48 (3.97%) JBoss
9 40 (3.31%) F5
10 39 (3.23%) Google
11 38 (3.14%) SAP
12 32 (2.65%) Juniper
13 24 (1.99%) Apple
14 23 (1.90%) Remedy
15 21 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
16 20 (1.65%) Software AG
17 18 (1.49%) Siebel
18 15 (1.24%) TIBCO
19 13 (1.08%) Cognos
19 13 (1.08%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 52 minutes ago
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Rate: £400 - £430 per day
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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