The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 106 170 157
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 205 103 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.12% 1.03% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.93% 5.01% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 65 45
Median daily rate £400 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £319 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £46.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +270.00%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2065 2054 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.39% 20.63% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 990 762
Median daily rate £375 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 105 111
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +31 79 £438 -5.40% 4
Berkshire +8 57 £375 -5.66% 11
Hampshire +24 32 £395 -1.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 15 £358 -3.05% 4
Surrey +1 15 £425 +30.76% 10
Middlesex -2 3 £436 -
Kent - 3 £238 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 - - 6
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 149 (45.29%) HTML
2 146 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (43.47%) Java
3 143 (43.47%) REST
4 136 (41.34%) CSS
5 128 (38.91%) Linux
6 113 (34.35%) Scrum
7 112 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
8 111 (33.74%) Git (software)
9 106 (32.22%) Python
10 98 (29.79%) Open Source
10 98 (29.79%) HTML5
11 95 (28.88%) Spring
12 93 (28.27%) Subversion
13 87 (26.44%) JSON
14 86 (26.14%) JUnit
15 84 (25.53%) Scala
16 83 (25.23%) Ruby
17 80 (24.32%) Ajax
18 79 (24.01%) Responsive Web Design
19 78 (23.71%) Jenkins
19 78 (23.71%) Web Design
20 77 (23.40%) TCP/IP
21 76 (23.10%) C#
21 76 (23.10%) Automated Testing
22 75 (22.80%) CSS3
23 72 (21.88%) Windows
23 72 (21.88%) DNS
24 71 (21.58%) Play Framework
25 70 (21.28%) Django

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (14.29%) Confluence
2 35 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 34 (10.33%) Apache
4 32 (9.73%) Node.js
5 24 (7.29%) WebSphere
6 23 (6.99%) JBoss
7 18 (5.47%) IIS
8 16 (4.86%) nginx
8 16 (4.86%) WebLogic
9 15 (4.56%) OpenStack
9 15 (4.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (1.52%) Drupal
12 5 (1.52%) Joomla!
12 5 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (1.52%) WordPress
13 4 (1.22%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.43%) MS Office
3 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.91%) Boomi
4 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.30%) Force.com
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (23.40%) TCP/IP
2 72 (21.88%) DNS
3 68 (20.67%) SSL
4 39 (11.85%) DHCP
4 39 (11.85%) HTTPS
5 37 (11.25%) FTP
6 34 (10.33%) SMTP
7 33 (10.03%) Firewall
8 32 (9.73%) LDAP
8 32 (9.73%) VPN
9 23 (6.99%) DVB
10 20 (6.08%) Internet
10 20 (6.08%) SSH
11 19 (5.78%) BGP
12 16 (4.86%) IPsec
12 16 (4.86%) IPv6
12 16 (4.86%) Software-Defined Networking
13 13 (3.95%) BIG-IP
13 13 (3.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (3.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (18.54%) Relational Database
2 26 (7.90%) NoSQL
3 19 (5.78%) MySQL
4 17 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.26%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.43%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.13%) DB2
8 7 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.13%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.30%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 111 (33.74%) Git (software)
2 93 (28.27%) Subversion
3 86 (26.14%) JUnit
4 78 (23.71%) Jenkins
5 58 (17.63%) JIRA
6 40 (12.16%) Selenium
7 11 (3.34%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.34%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.04%) Gradle
9 9 (2.74%) Introscope
9 9 (2.74%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.13%) Checkstyle
11 7 (2.13%) FindBugs
12 6 (1.82%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.52%) Fiddler
14 4 (1.22%) CruiseControl
14 4 (1.22%) Hudson
15 3 (0.91%) SoapUI
15 3 (0.91%) XMLSpy
General
1 22 (6.69%) Marketing
2 19 (5.78%) Finance
3 11 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.82%) Banking
5 4 (1.22%) German Language
6 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.61%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) Billing
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
7 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 154 (46.81%) Developer
2 62 (18.84%) Java Developer
3 60 (18.24%) Scala Developer
4 42 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 31 (9.42%) Senior Developer
6 30 (9.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 28 (8.51%) Java Scala Developer
8 20 (6.08%) Administrator
8 20 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (5.47%) JavaScript Developer
9 18 (5.47%) Network Engineer
10 15 (4.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 14 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
12 13 (3.95%) Applications Support
12 13 (3.95%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 12 (3.65%) AWS Engineer
13 12 (3.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 12 (3.65%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 12 (3.65%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (45.29%) HTML
2 143 (43.47%) REST
3 136 (41.34%) CSS
4 98 (29.79%) HTML5
5 95 (28.88%) Spring
6 87 (26.44%) JSON
7 80 (24.32%) Ajax
8 75 (22.80%) CSS3
9 71 (21.58%) Play Framework
10 70 (21.28%) Django
11 69 (20.97%) Guice
12 68 (20.67%) Ruby on Rails
13 60 (18.24%) XML
14 48 (14.59%) RESTful
15 40 (12.16%) SOAP
15 40 (12.16%) Web Services
16 38 (11.55%) Hibernate
16 38 (11.55%) Spring MVC
17 31 (9.42%) .NET
18 26 (7.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.16%) User Experience
2 26 (7.90%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.99%) DTV
3 23 (6.99%) MPEG
3 23 (6.99%) STB
4 16 (4.86%) Public Cloud
5 13 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.65%) PKI
7 11 (3.34%) DataPower
8 10 (3.04%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.74%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.74%) Clustering
9 9 (2.74%) Visualisation
10 8 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.52%) Animation
11 5 (1.52%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.52%) Cryptocurrency
11 5 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 128 (38.91%) Linux
2 72 (21.88%) Windows
3 35 (10.64%) Unix
4 25 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (5.78%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.34%) Mac OS X
7 10 (3.04%) Solaris
7 10 (3.04%) Ubuntu
8 9 (2.74%) AIX
8 9 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.43%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.22%) CentOS
10 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.91%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (34.35%) Scrum
3 112 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (29.79%) Open Source
5 79 (24.01%) Responsive Web Design
6 78 (23.71%) Web Design
7 76 (23.10%) Automated Testing
8 66 (20.06%) Configuration Management
9 56 (17.02%) Mentoring
10 54 (16.41%) OWASP
11 49 (14.89%) MVC
11 49 (14.89%) Web Development
12 37 (11.25%) SOA
12 37 (11.25%) Software Architecture
13 35 (10.64%) TDD
14 33 (10.03%) High Availability
15 31 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (8.51%) Front End Development
17 25 (7.60%) Load Balancing
18 23 (6.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 143 (43.47%) Java
2 106 (32.22%) Python
3 84 (25.53%) Scala
4 83 (25.23%) Ruby
5 76 (23.10%) C#
6 62 (18.84%) JavaScript
7 59 (17.93%) SQL
8 49 (14.89%) C++
9 40 (12.16%) C
10 20 (6.08%) PHP
11 18 (5.47%) VB
12 17 (5.17%) Perl
13 13 (3.95%) Bash Shell
14 12 (3.65%) Korn
15 11 (3.34%) VB.NET
15 11 (3.34%) VBScript
16 9 (2.74%) Jython
16 9 (2.74%) Shell Script
16 9 (2.74%) Tcl
16 9 (2.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (10.94%) Degree
2 15 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.04%) CISSP
5 10 (3.04%) MCSA
5 10 (3.04%) MCSD
5 10 (3.04%) MCSE
6 5 (1.52%) CCNP
6 5 (1.52%) CCSA
6 5 (1.52%) CCSE
6 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.52%) GCIA
6 5 (1.52%) GCIH
7 3 (0.91%) MCITP
7 3 (0.91%) MCTS
8 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.61%) SANS
9 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.82%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.22%) COBIT
3 4 (1.22%) COSO
3 4 (1.22%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.86%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.95%) qmail
3 13 (3.95%) Squid
4 7 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.52%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.22%) XenApp
7 1 (0.30%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 22 (6.69%) Nagios
2 20 (6.08%) Puppet
3 14 (4.26%) Ganglia
4 13 (3.95%) Cacti
4 13 (3.95%) collectd
4 13 (3.95%) Graphite
4 13 (3.95%) logstash
4 13 (3.95%) ZABBIX
5 12 (3.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (2.43%) CA Wily
7 6 (1.82%) Ansible
7 6 (1.82%) RSA Security Analytics
8 5 (1.52%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.30%) nmon
11 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (20.97%) Google
2 34 (10.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.33%) Oracle
3 24 (7.29%) IBM
3 24 (7.29%) VMware
4 20 (6.08%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.56%) Cisco
6 14 (4.26%) F5
7 13 (3.95%) Splunk
8 6 (1.82%) CA
9 5 (1.52%) Adobe
9 5 (1.52%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.52%) HP
10 4 (1.22%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.22%) Citrix
10 4 (1.22%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.22%) NetApp
11 3 (0.91%) Juniper
11 3 (0.91%) NetScout
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