The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 45 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% 0.46% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.06%
HTTP
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.88% 17.89% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 7
Average daily rate £250 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £399 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.30 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -51.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Yeovil - - - - 1
HTTP
South West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) TestNG
1 1 (33.33%) EasyMock
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Perl Developer
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Erlang
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sun