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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 72 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.65% 1.53% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 11.11% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.48 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-61.66% +172.22%
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
136 72 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.83% 13.77% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 51 11
Average daily rate £294 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.39% -0.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 3 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £30.60 £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 - 6 £350 - 8
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) SSL
4 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (46.15%) nginx
5 6 (46.15%) Google
5 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
5 6 (46.15%) Xen
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Jetty
5 6 (46.15%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (46.15%) Google App Engine
5 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (46.15%) Open Source
5 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 6 (46.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (46.15%) J2EE
5 6 (46.15%) IIS
5 6 (46.15%) Apache
5 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
5 6 (46.15%) Servlets
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) FTP
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
1 6 (46.15%) Apache
1 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
1 6 (46.15%) Jetty
1 6 (46.15%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (46.15%) Google App Engine
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 7 (53.85%) SSL
2 6 (46.15%) IPsec
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Scala Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) J2EE
2 6 (46.15%) Servlets
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Mac OS X
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) Web Design
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 4 (30.77%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Xen
3 1 (7.69%) QEMU
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Google
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
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