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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 44 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Contract jobs citing HTTP 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.63% 0.60% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.46% 6.06% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£450 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £351
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -4.16%
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
74 66 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.25% 9.84% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 26
Average daily rate £350 £401 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +66.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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
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 3 March 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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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
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - -
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 36 (92.31%) Java
2 34 (87.18%) REST
3 33 (84.62%) HTML
4 32 (82.05%) Hibernate
4 32 (82.05%) Linux
5 31 (79.49%) Web Design
5 31 (79.49%) Responsive Web Design
6 30 (76.92%) Relational Database
7 29 (74.36%) Mac OS X
7 29 (74.36%) Configuration Management
7 29 (74.36%) UNIX
8 25 (64.10%) MongoDB
9 24 (61.54%) JAX-RS
9 24 (61.54%) Spring
10 23 (58.97%) Web Development
10 23 (58.97%) MVC
11 22 (56.41%) CSS
11 22 (56.41%) Spring MVC
12 21 (53.85%) Neo4j
13 20 (51.28%) SQL
13 20 (51.28%) XML
14 19 (48.72%) PL/SQL
14 19 (48.72%) Oracle
14 19 (48.72%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (46.15%) MySQL
15 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
16 17 (43.59%) JBoss
16 17 (43.59%) LDAP
16 17 (43.59%) JAAS
16 17 (43.59%) MariaDB

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (43.59%) JBoss
2 14 (35.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) LDAP
2 2 (5.13%) Broadband
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) FTP
2 2 (5.13%) Telnet
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Wireless
2 2 (5.13%) NAS
3 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) Relational Database
2 25 (64.10%) MongoDB
3 21 (53.85%) Neo4j
4 18 (46.15%) MySQL
5 17 (43.59%) MariaDB
6 3 (7.69%) DTS
7 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Trac
4 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) Mockito
4 1 (2.56%) Hamcrest
4 1 (2.56%) Redmine
General
1 2 (5.13%) Local Government
2 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 32 (82.05%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Web Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Java Development Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.56%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (2.56%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (2.56%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) REST
2 33 (84.62%) HTML
3 32 (82.05%) Hibernate
4 24 (61.54%) Spring
4 24 (61.54%) JAX-RS
5 22 (56.41%) Spring MVC
5 22 (56.41%) CSS
6 20 (51.28%) XML
7 17 (43.59%) JAAS
7 17 (43.59%) JPA
8 16 (41.03%) Struts
9 15 (38.46%) Web Services
10 14 (35.90%) JAX-RPC
10 14 (35.90%) Struts2
11 4 (10.26%) JAXB
11 4 (10.26%) Java EE
12 2 (5.13%) XSLT
12 2 (5.13%) .NET
12 2 (5.13%) J2EE
12 2 (5.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (38.46%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.13%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) STB
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Biology
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Life Science
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 29 (74.36%) Mac OS X
2 29 (74.36%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Web Design
1 31 (79.49%) Responsive Web Design
2 29 (74.36%) Configuration Management
3 23 (58.97%) MVC
3 23 (58.97%) Web Development
4 15 (38.46%) TDD
5 14 (35.90%) Microservices
6 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
8 5 (12.82%) OO
9 4 (10.26%) UML
10 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.13%) CMMI
11 2 (5.13%) Validation
11 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
11 2 (5.13%) Bioinformatics
11 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
11 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 19 (48.72%) PL/SQL
4 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Twitter