The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 39 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.02% - 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.52% - 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £297 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -12.22%
HTTP
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.70% 8.17% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 8
Average daily rate £238 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.10% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Progress
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) RequireJS
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (20.00%) QUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Production DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Production DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) RequireJS
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) LPIC
1 1 (20.00%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Progress
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat