The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 52 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.31% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 2.25% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -12.22%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 89 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.92% 14.02% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 42
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Watford - 3 - -
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Zend
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Magento
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) DbUnit
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) DbUnit
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Magento Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Magento Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
4 1 (20.00%) CGI
4 1 (20.00%) Dancer
4 1 (20.00%) Moose
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Zend
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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