The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 36 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 32 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.05% 1.05% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.81% 6.90% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 0
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £361
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
HTTP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 87 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.39% 15.26% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 36 35
Average daily rate £403 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.14% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £26.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -42.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £37.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Essex region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Essex region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
Southend-on-Sea -6 16 £475 - 1
Chelmsford - 1 - -
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 38 (82.61%) Java
1 38 (82.61%) Linux
2 36 (78.26%) REST
3 34 (73.91%) HTML
4 32 (69.57%) Hibernate
4 32 (69.57%) Web Design
4 32 (69.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 31 (67.39%) Relational Database
6 29 (63.04%) Configuration Management
6 29 (63.04%) UNIX
7 28 (60.87%) Mac OS X
8 26 (56.52%) Spring
8 26 (56.52%) MongoDB
9 25 (54.35%) Web Development
9 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
10 24 (52.17%) CSS
10 24 (52.17%) JAX-RS
11 23 (50.00%) SQL
11 23 (50.00%) MVC
12 21 (45.65%) MySQL
12 21 (45.65%) Oracle
12 21 (45.65%) PL/SQL
12 21 (45.65%) Spring MVC
12 21 (45.65%) Neo4j
13 20 (43.48%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (41.30%) XML
14 19 (41.30%) JBoss
15 18 (39.13%) LDAP
15 18 (39.13%) JAAS
16 17 (36.96%) JPA

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 19 (41.30%) JBoss
2 14 (30.43%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SPSS
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) LDAP
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
3 7 (15.22%) NAS
3 7 (15.22%) Wireless
3 7 (15.22%) Telnet
3 7 (15.22%) Broadband
3 7 (15.22%) DHCP
3 7 (15.22%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (67.39%) Relational Database
2 26 (56.52%) MongoDB
3 21 (45.65%) MySQL
3 21 (45.65%) Neo4j
4 17 (36.96%) MariaDB
5 3 (6.52%) DTS
6 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Selenium
2 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) Bugzilla
3 4 (8.70%) Redmine
3 4 (8.70%) JIRA
3 4 (8.70%) Trac
4 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (6.52%) JUnit
5 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.35%) Mockito
5 2 (4.35%) Hamcrest
5 2 (4.35%) Maven
5 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (4.35%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 32 (69.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Development Team Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Java Development Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (78.26%) REST
2 34 (73.91%) HTML
3 32 (69.57%) Hibernate
4 26 (56.52%) Spring
5 24 (52.17%) CSS
5 24 (52.17%) JAX-RS
6 21 (45.65%) Spring MVC
7 19 (41.30%) XML
8 18 (39.13%) JAAS
9 17 (36.96%) JPA
10 16 (34.78%) Struts
10 16 (34.78%) Web Services
11 14 (30.43%) JAX-RPC
11 14 (30.43%) Struts2
12 7 (15.22%) .NET
13 4 (8.70%) jQuery
13 4 (8.70%) Java EE
13 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
14 2 (4.35%) JDBC
14 2 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (34.78%) Visualisation
3 4 (8.70%) Open Source
3 4 (8.70%) STB
4 3 (6.52%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.35%) Biology
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Life Science
5 2 (4.35%) User Experience
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Linux
2 29 (63.04%) UNIX
3 28 (60.87%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.70%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Web Design
1 32 (69.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 29 (63.04%) Configuration Management
3 25 (54.35%) Web Development
4 23 (50.00%) MVC
5 16 (34.78%) TDD
6 14 (30.43%) Microservices
7 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.22%) OO
8 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.04%) Scrum
10 5 (10.87%) UML
11 4 (8.70%) Validation
11 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.70%) Bioinformatics
11 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
12 3 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) Java
2 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
3 23 (50.00%) SQL
4 21 (45.65%) PL/SQL
5 9 (19.57%) PHP
6 8 (17.39%) Python
7 7 (15.22%) Ruby
7 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
7 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
7 7 (15.22%) Perl
7 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Twitter
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft