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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 127 169 139
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -30
Contract jobs citing HTTP 141 96 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.02% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 5.34% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 52
Median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-35.90% -23.52%
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
1729 1797 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.44% 19.18% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 877 767
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 128 98
Median hourly rate £35.50 £29.06 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.15% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.78 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.29 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 July 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 +13 44 £463 -9.75% 2
Berkshire +12 41 £375 -5.66% 11
Hampshire +10 23 £400 +5.26% 10
Buckinghamshire +13 8 £275 -32.92% 4
Kent - 7 £238 -
Middlesex - 6 £360 -
Surrey -6 5 £403 -8.00% 7
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Oxfordshire -3 1 - - 4
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 155 (50.65%) HTML
2 153 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (49.35%) CSS
4 143 (46.73%) Java
5 139 (45.42%) REST
6 125 (40.85%) Git (software)
7 124 (40.52%) Continuous Integration
8 117 (38.24%) Linux
8 117 (38.24%) Scrum
9 115 (37.58%) HTML5
10 113 (36.93%) Python
11 108 (35.29%) Subversion
12 103 (33.66%) Open Source
13 98 (32.03%) JUnit
14 97 (31.70%) Spring
15 95 (31.05%) Ajax
15 95 (31.05%) Jenkins
16 94 (30.72%) Ruby
17 93 (30.39%) Automated Testing
17 93 (30.39%) JSON
18 92 (30.07%) Scala
19 90 (29.41%) CSS3
20 88 (28.76%) C#
21 80 (26.14%) Responsive Web Design
22 79 (25.82%) Play Framework
22 79 (25.82%) Web Design
23 78 (25.49%) Guice
23 78 (25.49%) Django
23 78 (25.49%) Google
24 77 (25.16%) Ruby on Rails

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 51 (16.67%) Confluence
2 27 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 25 (8.17%) Apache
4 22 (7.19%) IIS
5 17 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 16 (5.23%) JBoss
7 12 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (3.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (2.61%) nginx
9 8 (2.61%) OpenStack
9 8 (2.61%) SharePoint
10 7 (2.29%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.63%) Drupal
11 5 (1.63%) Joomla!
11 5 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (1.63%) WordPress
12 4 (1.31%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.31%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.29%) MS Office
3 4 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.98%) Boomi
4 2 (0.65%) Force.com
4 2 (0.65%) IaaS
4 2 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (20.92%) TCP/IP
2 62 (20.26%) DNS
3 50 (16.34%) SSL
4 35 (11.44%) DHCP
5 30 (9.80%) VPN
6 29 (9.48%) SMTP
7 26 (8.50%) Firewall
8 25 (8.17%) DVB
8 25 (8.17%) FTP
9 22 (7.19%) BGP
9 22 (7.19%) HTTPS
10 21 (6.86%) IPsec
10 21 (6.86%) Software-Defined Networking
11 20 (6.54%) IPv6
12 19 (6.21%) Internet
13 16 (5.23%) LDAP
14 15 (4.90%) Wireshark
15 14 (4.58%) SSH
16 11 (3.59%) BIG-IP
17 10 (3.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (18.30%) Relational Database
2 27 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 18 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.92%) MySQL
5 10 (3.27%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.61%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.98%) DB2
7 3 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.65%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.33%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.33%) Redis
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 125 (40.85%) Git (software)
2 108 (35.29%) Subversion
3 98 (32.03%) JUnit
4 95 (31.05%) Jenkins
5 63 (20.59%) JIRA
6 44 (14.38%) Selenium
7 14 (4.58%) Cucumber
8 13 (4.25%) Visual Studio
9 11 (3.59%) Gradle
10 10 (3.27%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (2.61%) Checkstyle
11 8 (2.61%) FindBugs
12 7 (2.29%) Fiddler
13 6 (1.96%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.63%) CruiseControl
14 5 (1.63%) Hudson
14 5 (1.63%) Introscope
15 3 (0.98%) JMeter
15 3 (0.98%) XMLSpy
General
1 25 (8.17%) Marketing
2 14 (4.58%) Finance
3 6 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.31%) German Language
5 2 (0.65%) Back Office
5 2 (0.65%) Billing
5 2 (0.65%) Electronics
5 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 150 (49.02%) Developer
2 62 (20.26%) Scala Developer
3 61 (19.93%) Java Developer
4 39 (12.75%) Support Engineer
5 38 (12.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 34 (11.11%) Java Scala Developer
7 19 (6.21%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.56%) Administrator
9 16 (5.23%) Network Engineer
10 15 (4.90%) Software Engineer
11 14 (4.58%) HTML Developer
12 13 (4.25%) C# Developer
12 13 (4.25%) HTML CSS Developer
12 13 (4.25%) Software Developer
13 12 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
13 12 (3.92%) Embedded Engineer
14 11 (3.59%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
14 11 (3.59%) Lead Developer
15 10 (3.27%) Network Support
15 10 (3.27%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (50.65%) HTML
2 151 (49.35%) CSS
3 139 (45.42%) REST
4 115 (37.58%) HTML5
5 97 (31.70%) Spring
6 95 (31.05%) Ajax
7 93 (30.39%) JSON
8 90 (29.41%) CSS3
9 79 (25.82%) Play Framework
10 78 (25.49%) Django
10 78 (25.49%) Guice
11 77 (25.16%) Ruby on Rails
12 53 (17.32%) RESTful
13 52 (16.99%) XML
14 40 (13.07%) Spring MVC
15 36 (11.76%) .NET
16 33 (10.78%) Node.js
16 33 (10.78%) Web Services
17 27 (8.82%) SOAP
18 25 (8.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.76%) User Experience
2 27 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 25 (8.17%) MPEG
4 24 (7.84%) Digital TV
4 24 (7.84%) STB
5 21 (6.86%) Public Cloud
6 12 (3.92%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.27%) PKI
8 9 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.94%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.94%) Clustering
8 9 (2.94%) DataPower
8 9 (2.94%) Visualisation
9 7 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.63%) Animation
10 5 (1.63%) W3C
11 4 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.98%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 117 (38.24%) Linux
2 69 (22.55%) Windows
3 23 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (7.52%) Unix
4 21 (6.86%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.90%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 8 (2.61%) CentOS
8 6 (1.96%) AIX
8 6 (1.96%) Solaris
8 6 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.65%) Android
9 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (40.52%) Continuous Integration
3 117 (38.24%) Scrum
4 103 (33.66%) Open Source
5 93 (30.39%) Automated Testing
6 80 (26.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 79 (25.82%) Web Design
8 61 (19.93%) OWASP
9 58 (18.95%) Mentoring
10 57 (18.63%) Configuration Management
11 53 (17.32%) Web Development
12 51 (16.67%) MVC
13 38 (12.42%) SOA
14 37 (12.09%) Front End Development
15 33 (10.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (10.46%) TDD
17 27 (8.82%) Software Architecture
18 25 (8.17%) User Stories
19 24 (7.84%) Load Balancing
19 24 (7.84%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 143 (46.73%) Java
2 113 (36.93%) Python
3 94 (30.72%) Ruby
4 92 (30.07%) Scala
5 88 (28.76%) C#
6 61 (19.93%) JavaScript
7 56 (18.30%) C++
8 55 (17.97%) SQL
9 48 (15.69%) C
10 19 (6.21%) PHP
10 19 (6.21%) VB
11 17 (5.56%) Perl
12 13 (4.25%) VBScript
13 12 (3.92%) Bash Shell
13 12 (3.92%) PowerShell
14 11 (3.59%) VB.NET
15 10 (3.27%) T-SQL
16 8 (2.61%) Jython
17 7 (2.29%) Korn
18 6 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (11.76%) Degree
2 17 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.58%) MCSA
4 14 (4.58%) MCSE
5 13 (4.25%) MCSD
6 12 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.27%) CISSP
8 9 (2.94%) CCNP
8 9 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.29%) CCSA
9 7 (2.29%) CCSE
10 3 (0.98%) GCIA
10 3 (0.98%) GCIH
10 3 (0.98%) MCITP
10 3 (0.98%) MCTS
11 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.65%) CCIE
11 2 (0.65%) SANS
12 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.96%) QA
2 5 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.31%) COBIT
3 4 (1.31%) COSO
3 4 (1.31%) SAS 70
3 4 (1.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (6.86%) Hyper-V
2 16 (5.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.29%) ProxySG
5 6 (1.96%) qmail
5 6 (1.96%) Squid
6 4 (1.31%) Docker
6 4 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.31%) vSphere
7 2 (0.65%) XenApp
8 1 (0.33%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 15 (4.90%) Nagios
1 15 (4.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 14 (4.58%) Puppet
3 8 (2.61%) FortiGate
4 7 (2.29%) CA Wily
4 7 (2.29%) Ganglia
5 6 (1.96%) Cacti
5 6 (1.96%) collectd
5 6 (1.96%) Graphite
5 6 (1.96%) logstash
5 6 (1.96%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.63%) Ansible
7 2 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.65%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 78 (25.49%) Google
2 42 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.15%) Oracle
4 18 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 17 (5.56%) IBM
6 14 (4.58%) Cisco
6 14 (4.58%) VMware
7 12 (3.92%) F5
8 9 (2.94%) Blue Coat
8 9 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.96%) Splunk
10 5 (1.63%) Adobe
11 4 (1.31%) Juniper
11 4 (1.31%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.98%) CA
12 3 (0.98%) Citrix
12 3 (0.98%) Dell
12 3 (0.98%) HP
12 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.98%) SAP
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