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 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 42 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.24% 0.78% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 3.66% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
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£430 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +59.29%
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
104 82 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.61% 21.35% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 38 7
Average daily rate £365 £358 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% +43.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 9
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 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
Tyne and Wear - 11 £430 - 5
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (85.00%) Java
2 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 31 (77.50%) UNIX
3 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (75.00%) Subversion
3 30 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 28 (70.00%) Linux
5 26 (65.00%) HTML
5 26 (65.00%) Configuration Management
5 26 (65.00%) Ruby
6 25 (62.50%) CSS
7 24 (60.00%) Web Design
7 24 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 23 (57.50%) Relational Database
8 23 (57.50%) Web Development
8 23 (57.50%) Python
9 21 (52.50%) Mac OS X
10 20 (50.00%) C#
10 20 (50.00%) REST
11 18 (45.00%) Scala
12 16 (40.00%) Scrum
13 15 (37.50%) JSON
14 14 (35.00%) Visualisation
15 13 (32.50%) RESTful
16 11 (27.50%) SQL
17 10 (25.00%) Ajax
17 10 (25.00%) CSS3
17 10 (25.00%) HTML5
18 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (22.50%) XML

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (20.00%) Node.js
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Confluence
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) Extranet
3 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.50%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (75.00%) Subversion
1 30 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) PHPUnit
2 5 (12.50%) Selenium
3 3 (7.50%) JUnit
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Front-End Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Scala Developer
4 5 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Programmer
8 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Designer
8 1 (2.50%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) HTML
2 25 (62.50%) CSS
3 20 (50.00%) REST
4 15 (37.50%) JSON
5 13 (32.50%) RESTful
6 10 (25.00%) Ajax
6 10 (25.00%) CSS3
6 10 (25.00%) HTML5
7 9 (22.50%) XML
8 8 (20.00%) Spring
8 8 (20.00%) Web Services
8 8 (20.00%) jQuery
8 8 (20.00%) Mustache
8 8 (20.00%) Sass
9 6 (15.00%) SOAP
10 5 (12.50%) MooTools
10 5 (12.50%) YAML
10 5 (12.50%) Symfony
11 3 (7.50%) .NET
11 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Visualisation
2 7 (17.50%) Open Source
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Online Gambling
4 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) UNIX
2 28 (70.00%) Linux
3 21 (52.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) Configuration Management
3 24 (60.00%) Web Design
3 24 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (57.50%) Web Development
5 16 (40.00%) Scrum
6 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (22.50%) TDD
6 9 (22.50%) Automated Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.50%) Line Management
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) BDD
10 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 5 (12.50%) OOP
10 5 (12.50%) OO
11 3 (7.50%) B2B
11 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.50%) OWASP
11 3 (7.50%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) Java
2 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 26 (65.00%) Ruby
4 23 (57.50%) Python
5 20 (50.00%) C#
6 18 (45.00%) Scala
7 11 (27.50%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) PHP
9 5 (12.50%) PHP5
9 5 (12.50%) C++
10 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
11 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.50%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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