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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 49 53 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.47% 0.70% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 6.56% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +59.29%
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
78 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.35% 10.66% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 22
Average daily rate £275 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £183 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 - - - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (87.50%) Java
2 33 (82.50%) REST
3 32 (80.00%) Linux
4 31 (77.50%) HTML
5 29 (72.50%) Hibernate
5 29 (72.50%) Web Design
5 29 (72.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 28 (70.00%) Relational Database
7 26 (65.00%) Mac OS X
7 26 (65.00%) Configuration Management
7 26 (65.00%) UNIX
8 25 (62.50%) MongoDB
9 24 (60.00%) Spring
10 23 (57.50%) Web Development
10 23 (57.50%) JAX-RS
11 21 (52.50%) CSS
11 21 (52.50%) MVC
12 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
12 20 (50.00%) SQL
12 20 (50.00%) Neo4j
13 19 (47.50%) Spring MVC
14 18 (45.00%) MySQL
14 18 (45.00%) Oracle
14 18 (45.00%) PL/SQL
15 17 (42.50%) XML
15 17 (42.50%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (40.00%) JBoss
16 16 (40.00%) LDAP
16 16 (40.00%) JAAS
17 15 (37.50%) JPA

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (40.00%) JBoss
2 12 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SPSS
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) LDAP
2 4 (10.00%) Broadband
2 4 (10.00%) DHCP
2 4 (10.00%) FTP
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) Wireless
2 4 (10.00%) Telnet
2 4 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 20 (50.00%) Neo4j
4 18 (45.00%) MySQL
5 14 (35.00%) MariaDB
6 3 (7.50%) DTS
7 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Selenium
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Mockito
2 2 (5.00%) Hamcrest
2 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Trac
3 1 (2.50%) Redmine
3 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 29 (72.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Development Team Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Java Development Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (82.50%) REST
2 31 (77.50%) HTML
3 29 (72.50%) Hibernate
4 24 (60.00%) Spring
5 23 (57.50%) JAX-RS
6 21 (52.50%) CSS
7 19 (47.50%) Spring MVC
8 17 (42.50%) XML
9 16 (40.00%) JAAS
10 15 (37.50%) JPA
11 14 (35.00%) Struts
11 14 (35.00%) Web Services
12 12 (30.00%) JAX-RPC
12 12 (30.00%) Struts2
13 4 (10.00%) .NET
13 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
13 4 (10.00%) jQuery
13 4 (10.00%) Java EE
14 2 (5.00%) J2EE
14 2 (5.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (35.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (10.00%) Open Source
3 4 (10.00%) STB
4 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) Biology
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) Life Science
5 2 (5.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 26 (65.00%) Mac OS X
2 26 (65.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Web Design
1 29 (72.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 26 (65.00%) Configuration Management
3 23 (57.50%) Web Development
4 21 (52.50%) MVC
5 14 (35.00%) TDD
6 12 (30.00%) Microservices
7 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) OO
9 6 (15.00%) Scrum
10 5 (12.50%) UML
10 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.00%) Validation
11 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (10.00%) Bioinformatics
11 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.00%) CMMI
12 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 18 (45.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) PHP
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
6 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Twitter
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft