The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 74 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 45 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.18% 0.86% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.11% 4.79% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
445 313 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.57% 17.94% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 150 118
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 53
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Hampshire region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Hampshire region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Southampton -5 7 £388 +24.00% 3
Basingstoke +11 3 £300 -29.41% 6
Hook - 3 £350 -
Portsmouth - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 33 (45.21%) Oracle
3 32 (43.84%) HTML
4 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
5 25 (34.25%) .NET
5 25 (34.25%) UNIX
6 24 (32.88%) Windows
7 23 (31.51%) HP
7 23 (31.51%) SC Cleared
8 22 (30.14%) HP Quality Center
8 22 (30.14%) Web Services
9 20 (27.40%) Software Testing
9 20 (27.40%) ISTQB
9 20 (27.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (26.03%) JSP
10 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
11 18 (24.66%) DNS
11 18 (24.66%) HTTPS
11 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
12 17 (23.29%) QuickTest Pro
12 17 (23.29%) LoadRunner
12 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (23.29%) Oracle EBS
12 17 (23.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 17 (23.29%) Windows XP
12 17 (23.29%) Windows 2000
12 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
12 17 (23.29%) Performance Testing
12 17 (23.29%) Subversion
12 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (15.07%) Apache
2 8 (10.96%) IIS
3 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.48%) CMS
5 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) Lync
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
2 18 (24.66%) DNS
2 18 (24.66%) HTTPS
3 16 (21.92%) FTP
3 16 (21.92%) Firewall
4 9 (12.33%) Internet
4 9 (12.33%) LDAP
5 8 (10.96%) X.400
5 8 (10.96%) X.500
6 7 (9.59%) SMTP
7 6 (8.22%) SAN
8 5 (6.85%) Telnet
8 5 (6.85%) SSH
8 5 (6.85%) Network Security
9 2 (2.74%) SNMP
9 2 (2.74%) SSL
10 1 (1.37%) LAN
10 1 (1.37%) VoIP
10 1 (1.37%) WAN
10 1 (1.37%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) MySQL
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) QlikView
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Subversion
1 17 (23.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 17 (23.29%) LoadRunner
2 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.11%) Hudson
4 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (4.11%) Selenium
4 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.11%) CruiseControl
4 3 (4.11%) JUnit
General
1 12 (16.44%) Military
2 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Test Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Tester
4 9 (12.33%) Performance Tester
5 7 (9.59%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.59%) iOS Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Performance Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Performance Test Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Test Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Web Test Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) HTML
2 25 (34.25%) .NET
3 22 (30.14%) Web Services
4 19 (26.03%) JSP
5 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
6 16 (21.92%) XML
7 15 (20.55%) CSS
8 12 (16.44%) SOAP
8 12 (16.44%) RESTful
9 8 (10.96%) Cocoa
9 8 (10.96%) Cocoa Touch
10 7 (9.59%) Spring
10 7 (9.59%) Java EE
11 5 (6.85%) REST
12 4 (5.48%) JSF
13 3 (4.11%) Ajax
13 3 (4.11%) NHibernate
13 3 (4.11%) WebCenter
13 3 (4.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.33%) iPhone
2 9 (12.33%) iPad
3 8 (10.96%) Client/Server
4 7 (9.59%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Life Science
6 1 (1.37%) DataPower
6 1 (1.37%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (1.37%) HACMP
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) UNIX
2 24 (32.88%) Windows
3 17 (23.29%) Windows 2000
3 17 (23.29%) Windows XP
3 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.70%) Apple iOS
5 8 (10.96%) Linux
6 6 (8.22%) Solaris
7 1 (1.37%) AIX
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Software Testing
2 17 (23.29%) Performance Testing
3 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.44%) Web Development
4 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.70%) TDD
5 10 (13.70%) Scrum
5 10 (13.70%) iOS Development
6 9 (12.33%) Change Control
6 9 (12.33%) Kanban
7 7 (9.59%) Data Migration
7 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.59%) Network Architecture
7 7 (9.59%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
7 7 (9.59%) Migration
7 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.59%) Load Testing
7 7 (9.59%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (9.59%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
2 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 16 (21.92%) Java
3 11 (15.07%) PowerShell
4 10 (13.70%) Objective-C
5 8 (10.96%) VBScript
6 7 (9.59%) Perl
7 5 (6.85%) PHP
8 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.11%) VB
9 2 (2.74%) Python
9 2 (2.74%) Ruby
9 2 (2.74%) C
9 2 (2.74%) C#
10 1 (1.37%) XPath
10 1 (1.37%) Jython
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.51%) SC Cleared
3 20 (27.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 20 (27.40%) ISTQB
4 10 (13.70%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.85%) Degree
5 5 (6.85%) ISEB
6 1 (1.37%) GIAC
6 1 (1.37%) CEH
6 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (2.74%) vCloud
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 22 (30.14%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (23.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (10.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.37%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 33 (45.21%) Oracle
2 23 (31.51%) HP
3 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.70%) Apple
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco
6 6 (8.22%) Clearswift
7 4 (5.48%) Ektron
7 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.48%) Juniper
8 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.74%) VMware
9 2 (2.74%) Motorola
10 1 (1.37%) Remedy
10 1 (1.37%) IBM
10 1 (1.37%) EMC
10 1 (1.37%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.37%) 3PAR