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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 55 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 1.43% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 8.18% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£488 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +23.28%
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
94 110 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.22% 17.52% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 34
Average daily rate £375 £308 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 10
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% +56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.85 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 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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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
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Watford - - - - 1
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
2 3 (42.86%) HPUX
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) XPath
2 3 (42.86%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (28.57%) CQRS
3 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Interwoven
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Log4j
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Servlets
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Spring

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Log4j
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XSLT
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) XMLBeans
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) Struts
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
2 1 (14.29%) IBM XIV
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) HPUX
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CQRS
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Content Management
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) XPath
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) RosettaNet
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) Interwoven
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) HP