The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 82 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.12% 0.93% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 7.69% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £403 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £361
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £46.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-11.08% +270.00%
HTTP
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
305 91 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.32% 12.07% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 54 41
Average daily rate £290 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.63 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.20 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Tyne and Wear -30 11 £403 +40.17% 2
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 28 (70.00%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 28 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (65.00%) TCP/IP
4 25 (62.50%) SSL
5 22 (55.00%) Apache
6 20 (50.00%) .NET
6 20 (50.00%) J2EE
7 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
8 16 (40.00%) nginx
8 16 (40.00%) Travis CI
8 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (37.50%) IIS
9 15 (37.50%) Tomcat
9 15 (37.50%) VMware
9 15 (37.50%) WebSphere
9 15 (37.50%) Jetty
9 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (37.50%) DevOps
10 14 (35.00%) Xen
10 14 (35.00%) Automated Testing
10 14 (35.00%) FTP
10 14 (35.00%) Servlets
10 14 (35.00%) Oracle
11 13 (32.50%) Windows
11 13 (32.50%) DNS
11 13 (32.50%) DHCP
11 13 (32.50%) IPsec
11 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 22 (55.00%) Apache
2 16 (40.00%) nginx
3 15 (37.50%) IIS
3 15 (37.50%) Jetty
3 15 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 15 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 11 (27.50%) Oracle 10gAS
4 11 (27.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (27.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (27.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (25.00%) PowerExchange
6 8 (20.00%) Node.js
7 6 (15.00%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (2.50%) Confluence
8 1 (2.50%) iPlanet
8 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
8 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (65.00%) TCP/IP
2 25 (62.50%) SSL
3 14 (35.00%) FTP
4 13 (32.50%) DHCP
4 13 (32.50%) DNS
4 13 (32.50%) IPsec
5 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.00%) LDAP
6 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.50%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (27.50%) PowerCenter
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.50%) DB2
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
2 16 (40.00%) Travis CI
3 11 (27.50%) Log4j
4 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
4 9 (22.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Web Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) WebOps Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Web Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) .NET
1 20 (50.00%) J2EE
2 14 (35.00%) Servlets
3 11 (27.50%) HTML
4 9 (22.50%) CSS
5 7 (17.50%) HTML5
6 5 (12.50%) XHTML
7 4 (10.00%) Apache Camel
7 4 (10.00%) Apache CXF
8 3 (7.50%) JSON
9 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.00%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) Play Framework
9 2 (5.00%) REST
9 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (2.50%) Akka
10 1 (2.50%) CSS3
10 1 (2.50%) Express
10 1 (2.50%) Guice
10 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Blog
2 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.50%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 12 (30.00%) AIX
3 12 (30.00%) Solaris
4 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Unix
6 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Configuration Management
1 28 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (37.50%) DevOps
3 14 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (32.50%) Unit Testing
5 11 (27.50%) Web Operations
6 10 (25.00%) Open Source
7 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.00%) CRM
7 6 (15.00%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (15.00%) Microservices
8 5 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (10.00%) Web Design
10 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
11 2 (5.00%) ITIL
11 2 (5.00%) MVC
11 2 (5.00%) Web Development
12 1 (2.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
4 3 (7.50%) Scala
5 2 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) Lua
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (35.00%) Xen
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 14 (35.00%) Oracle
4 12 (30.00%) Informatica
5 11 (27.50%) Axway
5 11 (27.50%) Genesys
6 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
7 7 (17.50%) SAP
7 7 (17.50%) Sun
8 6 (15.00%) Siebel
9 3 (7.50%) Google
10 2 (5.00%) HP
11 1 (2.50%) BEA
11 1 (2.50%) BMC
11 1 (2.50%) Cisco
11 1 (2.50%) Cognos
11 1 (2.50%) EMC
11 1 (2.50%) NetApp
11 1 (2.50%) Qualys
11 1 (2.50%) Veritas