The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 46 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.76% 0.21% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.33% 2.56% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£363 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -50.00%
HTTP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 39 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.26% 8.21% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 21
Average daily rate £338 £325 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +54.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 26
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £13.40 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Oxfordshire region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
Oxford +1 1 £400 -15.78% 5
Wallingford - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) OOD
4 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 3 (37.50%) NetBeans
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Symfony
5 2 (25.00%) CakePHP
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Shibboleth
5 2 (25.00%) ODBC
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) NetBeans
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Introscope
4 1 (12.50%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) XSLT
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Symfony
3 2 (25.00%) CakePHP
3 2 (25.00%) XSL
3 2 (25.00%) ODBC
3 2 (25.00%) XHTML
3 2 (25.00%) RSS
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
4 1 (12.50%) JDBC
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) UML
1 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) Jython
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Wily
1 1 (12.50%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Facebook
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter
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