The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 29 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.47% 0.50% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.60 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+171.07% -24.68%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.43% 12.44% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 13
Average daily rate £295 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.95 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
HTTP
Oxfordshire

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) Introscope
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Jython
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Memory Management

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Introscope
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
1 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) Jython
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter