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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 45 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 15 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.39% 1.83% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.71% 10.34% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
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£566 £165 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+243.18% -49.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.93% +172.22%
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
118 87 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.79% 17.65% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 35
Average daily rate £375 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Average hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +10.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 4 £583 +30.16%
Brentwood -2 1 £170 +3.03%
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) UNIX
2 19 (79.17%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) Mac OS X
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) REST
3 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
3 17 (70.83%) Relational Database
3 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 16 (66.67%) TDD
5 13 (54.17%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (54.17%) Puppet
5 13 (54.17%) HTML
6 12 (50.00%) SOA
6 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (50.00%) SSL
6 12 (50.00%) Scrum
6 12 (50.00%) Middleware
6 12 (50.00%) User Stories
6 12 (50.00%) Subversion
6 12 (50.00%) Kanban
7 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 9 (37.50%) CSS
8 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 8 (33.33%) Web Design
8 8 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
9 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) SSL
1 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) Wireless
2 4 (16.67%) LDAP
2 4 (16.67%) DHCP
2 4 (16.67%) FTP
3 3 (12.50%) Broadband
3 3 (12.50%) Telnet
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) IPv4
4 2 (8.33%) IPv6
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) 802.11
5 1 (4.17%) DSL
5 1 (4.17%) 4G
5 1 (4.17%) UPnP
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.67%) Neo4j
2 4 (16.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
2 16 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 12 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (16.67%) Trac
5 3 (12.50%) Redmine
6 2 (8.33%) JUnit
6 2 (8.33%) Selenium
6 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
7 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
1 18 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Lead Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) REST
2 13 (54.17%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) Middleware
4 9 (37.50%) CSS
5 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 4 (16.67%) Spring
6 4 (16.67%) Ajax
6 4 (16.67%) JAAS
6 4 (16.67%) JSON
6 4 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 4 (16.67%) Struts
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) JAX-RPC
6 4 (16.67%) JAXB
6 4 (16.67%) CSS3
6 4 (16.67%) JPA
6 4 (16.67%) Struts2
6 4 (16.67%) HTML5
6 4 (16.67%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Mac OS X
2 19 (79.17%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (66.67%) TDD
4 12 (50.00%) Kanban
4 12 (50.00%) SOA
4 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 12 (50.00%) User Stories
5 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 8 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (33.33%) Web Design
7 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
8 5 (20.83%) Web Development
8 5 (20.83%) Coaching
9 4 (16.67%) Microservices
9 4 (16.67%) API Design
9 4 (16.67%) MVC
10 3 (12.50%) Critical Success Factor
11 2 (8.33%) Use Case
11 2 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Scala
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Puppet
1 13 (54.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
1 4 (16.67%) WSO2
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