The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Hertfordshire 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 44 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 13 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.10% 0.82% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.83% 4.55% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £22.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+87.30% -24.36%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 110 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.39% 17.94% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 44
Average daily rate £275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
HTTP
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 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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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
St Albans - 4 - -
Stevenage - 4 £263 -
Watford -4 2 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) UNIX
2 16 (61.54%) IBM
3 15 (57.69%) Linux
3 15 (57.69%) Oracle
4 14 (53.85%) Java
4 14 (53.85%) Finance
5 12 (46.15%) Service Delivery
5 12 (46.15%) WebSphere
5 12 (46.15%) ITIL
5 12 (46.15%) Apache
6 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
6 10 (38.46%) Retail
7 9 (34.62%) Manufacturing
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) J2EE
8 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
8 8 (30.77%) DB2
8 8 (30.77%) Ant
8 8 (30.77%) MQSeries
8 8 (30.77%) Sun
8 8 (30.77%) Internet
9 7 (26.92%) HP
9 7 (26.92%) Solaris
9 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
9 7 (26.92%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (26.92%) Project Management
9 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
10 6 (23.08%) CMS
10 6 (23.08%) SUSE

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 12 (46.15%) Apache
1 12 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 8 (30.77%) MQSeries
3 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (26.92%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (23.08%) IIS
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (23.08%) CMS
5 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Internet
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) FTP
3 4 (15.38%) UMTS
3 4 (15.38%) RTP
3 4 (15.38%) ASN.1
3 4 (15.38%) LTE
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) DB2
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
3 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (11.54%) MySQL
5 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Ant
2 4 (15.38%) ClearCase
2 4 (15.38%) ClearQuest
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Log4j
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Jtest
5 1 (3.85%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Retail
3 9 (34.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (15.38%) Electronics
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Project Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Delivery Project Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
1 6 (23.08%) Services Delivery Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Service Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Services Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Middleware Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) J2EE
2 6 (23.08%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.69%) Spring
3 2 (7.69%) XMLBeans
3 2 (7.69%) Ajax
3 2 (7.69%) JSON
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) Servlets
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) Struts
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) XSLT
3 2 (7.69%) JMS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) PKI
2 4 (15.38%) Handset
3 2 (7.69%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) UNIX
2 15 (57.69%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Solaris
4 6 (23.08%) AIX
4 6 (23.08%) SUSE
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) VxWorks
6 2 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
1 12 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) Web Development
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) RAD
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
3 5 (19.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 4 (15.38%) C
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) XPath
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) IBM
2 15 (57.69%) Oracle
3 8 (30.77%) Sun
4 7 (26.92%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) Dell
5 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.69%) Interwoven
7 1 (3.85%) JBoss
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.85%) ATG
7 1 (3.85%) Brocade
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) hybris
7 1 (3.85%) EMC