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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 45 55 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing HTTP 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.88% 0.48% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.43% 3.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£248 £165 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -49.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £165 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -44.05%
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
106 100 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.96% 16.13% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 60 32
Average daily rate £325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 18
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Brentwood 0 4 £248 +50.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) REST
3 12 (70.59%) UNIX
3 12 (70.59%) Mac OS X
4 11 (64.71%) HTML
4 11 (64.71%) Java
4 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
5 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
5 10 (58.82%) TDD
5 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
6 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 8 (47.06%) CSS
7 7 (41.18%) Web Design
7 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
7 7 (41.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (35.29%) Puppet
8 6 (35.29%) User Stories
8 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (35.29%) Kanban
8 6 (35.29%) Subversion
8 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
8 6 (35.29%) Scrum
8 6 (35.29%) Middleware
8 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (35.29%) SOA
8 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (35.29%) SSL

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (23.53%) JBoss
1 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (35.29%) SSL
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) FTP
2 4 (23.53%) LDAP
2 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) Telnet
3 3 (17.65%) Broadband
4 2 (11.76%) NAS
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) 802.11
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) IPv4
4 2 (11.76%) IPv6
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) DSL
5 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.88%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) MariaDB
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) Neo4j
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Trac
4 3 (17.65%) Redmine
5 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
6 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Java Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) REST
2 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
4 6 (35.29%) Middleware
5 4 (23.53%) JPA
5 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC
5 4 (23.53%) EclipseLink
5 4 (23.53%) Struts2
5 4 (23.53%) JAX-RPC
5 4 (23.53%) JAXB
5 4 (23.53%) Struts
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) JAAS
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) UNIX
2 12 (70.59%) Mac OS X
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) Web Design
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 7 (41.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (35.29%) User Stories
4 6 (35.29%) Kanban
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (35.29%) SOA
5 5 (29.41%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) Coaching
6 4 (23.53%) Microservices
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Critical Success Factor
8 2 (11.76%) Use Case
8 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
9 1 (5.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
1 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) WSO2