The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 65 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 0.39% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 4.29% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£381 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -4.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.89% 9.10% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 14 23
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.08 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (71.43%) Introscope
2 5 (71.43%) Jython
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) CA Wily
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) JNDI
3 4 (57.14%) Korn
3 4 (57.14%) JDBC
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Introscope
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (57.14%) JNDI
2 4 (57.14%) JDBC
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Jython
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VCP4
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM