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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 174 168 155
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 88 85 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.92% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.03% 4.90% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 49
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +120.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £42.50 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.48 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-61.66% +172.22%
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
1748 1734 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 18.85% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 773 689
Average daily rate £360 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 127
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HTTP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Berkshire -2 26 £400 +4.57% 24
Hampshire -29 17 £395 +5.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £380 - 2
Oxfordshire -12 12 £400 - 3
West Sussex - 10 £525 - 4
Surrey -2 5 £375 +27.11% 14
East Sussex - 1 - - 3
Middlesex - 1 £370 -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 71 (36.98%) HTML
2 67 (34.90%) XML
3 62 (32.29%) JavaScript
4 57 (29.69%) TCP/IP
4 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (29.17%) CSS
5 56 (29.17%) Windows
5 56 (29.17%) Linux
6 54 (28.13%) Java
7 42 (21.88%) Web Services
8 40 (20.83%) Firewall
9 37 (19.27%) UNIX
10 36 (18.75%) SOAP
10 36 (18.75%) DNS
11 35 (18.23%) Cisco
11 35 (18.23%) SSL
11 35 (18.23%) Web Development
12 34 (17.71%) JSON
12 34 (17.71%) SMTP
13 33 (17.19%) VPN
13 33 (17.19%) Git (software)
14 31 (16.15%) RESTful
15 30 (15.63%) TDD
16 28 (14.58%) Oracle
17 27 (14.06%) LAN
18 26 (13.54%) HTTPS
18 26 (13.54%) IBM
18 26 (13.54%) JMS
18 26 (13.54%) MS Visio
19 25 (13.02%) SQL

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (10.94%) WebSphere
2 18 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (7.81%) Apache
4 12 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.25%) JBoss
5 10 (5.21%) Confluence
6 8 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.17%) IIS
7 5 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.52%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.52%) nginx
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 26 (13.54%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.77%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.17%) MS Office
4 7 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.08%) SaaS
3 2 (1.04%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (29.69%) TCP/IP
2 40 (20.83%) Firewall
3 36 (18.75%) DNS
4 35 (18.23%) SSL
5 34 (17.71%) SMTP
6 33 (17.19%) VPN
7 27 (14.06%) LAN
8 26 (13.54%) HTTPS
9 25 (13.02%) WAN
10 24 (12.50%) FTP
11 21 (10.94%) MPLS
12 17 (8.85%) Internet
13 14 (7.29%) SSH
14 9 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (3.65%) Wireshark
15 7 (3.65%) Network Security
15 7 (3.65%) Intranet
15 7 (3.65%) IPsec
16 6 (3.13%) 3G
16 6 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.98%) MySQL
2 18 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.33%) DB2
4 14 (7.29%) Big Data
5 13 (6.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.52%) HBase
9 1 (0.52%) Redis
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.46%) Subversion
3 14 (7.29%) JIRA
3 14 (7.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.69%) Maven
4 9 (4.69%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.60%) Introscope
5 5 (2.60%) Selenium
6 4 (2.08%) Ant
6 4 (2.08%) JUnit
7 3 (1.56%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.56%) QUnit
7 3 (1.56%) Grunt
7 3 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.56%) JSHint
7 3 (1.56%) Bower
7 3 (1.56%) webpack
7 3 (1.56%) gulp
8 2 (1.04%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (9.90%) Finance
2 15 (7.81%) Back Office
3 8 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.65%) Retail
5 5 (2.60%) Banking
5 5 (2.60%) Marketing
6 4 (2.08%) Publishing
6 4 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.04%) Front Office
7 2 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 84 (43.75%) Developer
2 18 (9.38%) Java Developer
3 15 (7.81%) Analyst
4 13 (6.77%) Architect
5 12 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (6.25%) iOS Developer
6 11 (5.73%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (5.73%) Consultant
6 11 (5.73%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.21%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.65%) Tester
10 7 (3.65%) Scala Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Author
11 6 (3.13%) Technical Author
11 6 (3.13%) Administrator
11 6 (3.13%) Technical Manager
11 6 (3.13%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (36.98%) HTML
2 67 (34.90%) XML
3 56 (29.17%) CSS
4 42 (21.88%) Web Services
5 36 (18.75%) SOAP
6 34 (17.71%) JSON
7 31 (16.15%) RESTful
8 26 (13.54%) JMS
9 23 (11.98%) AngularJS
10 22 (11.46%) CSS3
11 21 (10.94%) HTML5
11 21 (10.94%) JDBC
12 20 (10.42%) REST
13 18 (9.38%) Middleware
14 16 (8.33%) Spring
14 16 (8.33%) .NET
14 16 (8.33%) jQuery
15 15 (7.81%) WebSphere MQ
16 14 (7.29%) J2EE
17 13 (6.77%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.33%) DataPower
2 15 (7.81%) Visualisation
3 14 (7.29%) User Experience
4 13 (6.77%) PKI
5 10 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.21%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.17%) Clustering
7 4 (2.08%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.08%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.08%) iPhone
7 4 (2.08%) TRADACOMS
7 4 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.08%) iPad
8 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.56%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.04%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.17%) Windows
1 56 (29.17%) Linux
2 37 (19.27%) UNIX
3 21 (10.94%) Windows 7
4 12 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 10 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.69%) AIX
6 9 (4.69%) Solaris
7 6 (3.13%) CentOS
8 5 (2.60%) Android
9 4 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.56%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.56%) Debian
11 1 (0.52%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.23%) Web Development
3 30 (15.63%) TDD
4 23 (11.98%) Scrum
4 23 (11.98%) Configuration Management
5 22 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (9.38%) OO
7 17 (8.85%) Project Management
7 17 (8.85%) Web Design
7 17 (8.85%) BDD
7 17 (8.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (8.33%) High Availability
9 13 (6.77%) Open Source
9 13 (6.77%) Low Latency
10 12 (6.25%) iOS Development
11 10 (5.21%) User Stories
11 10 (5.21%) Garbage Collection
11 10 (5.21%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.21%) Computer Security
11 10 (5.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.29%) JavaScript
2 54 (28.13%) Java
3 25 (13.02%) SQL
4 17 (8.85%) C#
5 16 (8.33%) Python
5 16 (8.33%) Scala
6 14 (7.29%) C++
7 13 (6.77%) C
8 12 (6.25%) PHP
9 8 (4.17%) Perl
10 7 (3.65%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.65%) Jython
11 6 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.13%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.08%) ActionScript
12 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.08%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (2.08%) Korn
13 2 (1.04%) Ruby
13 2 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (5.21%) Degree
2 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.13%) MCITP
4 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.13%) CCNA
5 5 (2.60%) CISSP
6 4 (2.08%) RHCE
6 4 (2.08%) IBM Certification
6 4 (2.08%) CCSE
7 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.56%) GCIA
7 3 (1.56%) GCIH
8 2 (1.04%) CCSA
8 2 (1.04%) HND
8 2 (1.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.56%) COSO
2 3 (1.56%) COBIT
2 3 (1.56%) QA
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.17%) Snort
4 4 (2.08%) Postfix
4 4 (2.08%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (1.56%) qmail
6 2 (1.04%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.60%) CA Wily
2 4 (2.08%) SELinux
3 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.56%) Puppet
4 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.52%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (18.23%) Cisco
2 28 (14.58%) Oracle
3 26 (13.54%) IBM
4 25 (13.02%) CheckPoint
5 20 (10.42%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.73%) VMware
7 10 (5.21%) Progress
8 8 (4.17%) Apple
9 7 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.08%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.56%) F5
11 3 (1.56%) McAfee
11 3 (1.56%) WSO2
12 2 (1.04%) Brocade
12 2 (1.04%) IronPort
12 2 (1.04%) Foundry
12 2 (1.04%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.04%) Symantec
12 2 (1.04%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.04%) SAP
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