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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 35 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 21 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.98% 0.46% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.77% 2.56% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 0
Average daily rate £469 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -12.22%
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
73 78 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.83% 17.89% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 39
Average daily rate £438 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £184 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 18 £475 - 1
Brentwood +4 1 £325 -
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 25 (92.59%) SSL
2 24 (88.89%) Linux
2 24 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 24 (88.89%) Puppet
3 23 (85.19%) Jenkins
4 22 (81.48%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (81.48%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (59.26%) Middleware
6 16 (59.26%) Configuration Management
6 16 (59.26%) Mentoring
7 14 (51.85%) Perl
7 14 (51.85%) Open Source
8 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (48.15%) Java
9 12 (44.44%) Scrum
9 12 (44.44%) TDD
9 12 (44.44%) Coaching
9 12 (44.44%) DevOps
9 12 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (40.74%) SOA
11 10 (37.04%) Kanban
11 10 (37.04%) User Stories
12 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 9 (33.33%) Subversion
13 8 (29.63%) C
13 8 (29.63%) J2EE
14 7 (25.93%) Unix
14 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
14 7 (25.93%) Relational Database

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) Jetty
3 2 (7.41%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.81%) Google App Engine
1 4 (14.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) SSL
2 24 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) FTP
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) IPsec
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) BGP
6 1 (3.70%) HSRP
6 1 (3.70%) IMAP
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) OSPF
6 1 (3.70%) SNMP
6 1 (3.70%) VDSL
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (85.19%) Jenkins
2 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Redmine
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Trac
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
1 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
1 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
1 8 (29.63%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) IT Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Environment Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Transformation
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) SOA Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Middleware
2 8 (29.63%) J2EE
3 7 (25.93%) REST
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) Ajax
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) CSS3
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) JSON
6 3 (11.11%) Django
6 3 (11.11%) Play Framework
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.41%) JAX-RS
7 2 (7.41%) Servlets
8 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (3.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 6 (22.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (59.26%) Configuration Management
2 16 (59.26%) Mentoring
3 14 (51.85%) Open Source
4 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (44.44%) Coaching
5 12 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (44.44%) DevOps
5 12 (44.44%) Scrum
5 12 (44.44%) TDD
6 11 (40.74%) SOA
7 10 (37.04%) Kanban
7 10 (37.04%) User Stories
8 7 (25.93%) API Design
8 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
9 5 (18.52%) Microservices
10 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (14.81%) Web Design
11 3 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
12 1 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Perl
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) C
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) Scala
6 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (88.89%) Puppet
2 22 (81.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Cacti
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
1 5 (18.52%) WSO2
2 4 (14.81%) Google
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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