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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 53 60 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs citing HTTP 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.39% 0.53% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.24% 3.16% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£430 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £28.75 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+65.21% -3.50%
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
68 95 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.51% 16.78% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 25
Average daily rate £300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £385 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £14.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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
Tyne and Wear - 9 £430 - 6
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) Linux
3 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
3 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 16 (72.73%) UNIX
3 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (68.18%) Subversion
4 15 (68.18%) CSS
4 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
5 14 (63.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (63.64%) Web Design
6 13 (59.09%) Web Development
6 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
6 13 (59.09%) Relational Database
7 11 (50.00%) Mac OS X
8 10 (45.45%) Ruby
9 8 (36.36%) Mustache
9 8 (36.36%) Node.js
9 8 (36.36%) Sass
10 7 (31.82%) Scala
10 7 (31.82%) Open Source
10 7 (31.82%) Python
11 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (22.73%) SSL
12 5 (22.73%) REST
13 4 (18.18%) Scrum
13 4 (18.18%) TDD
14 3 (13.64%) Spring
14 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
14 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (36.36%) Node.js
2 3 (13.64%) Confluence
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SSL
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Subversion
1 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Scala Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) Mustache
3 8 (36.36%) Sass
4 5 (22.73%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) CSS3
5 3 (13.64%) Django
5 3 (13.64%) Guice
5 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) Spring
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (13.64%) JSON
5 3 (13.64%) Play Framework
6 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.55%) SOAP
7 1 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.55%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) UNIX
3 11 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (63.64%) Web Design
3 13 (59.09%) Web Development
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.64%) OWASP
6 3 (13.64%) Microservices
7 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Workflow
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) SOA
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) Ruby
4 7 (31.82%) Scala
4 7 (31.82%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) XPath
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle