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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 152 153 124
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Contract jobs citing HTTP 102 99 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 1.04% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 5.71% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 46 67
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£398 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £234 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 - £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £12.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+270.00% -58.33%
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
1979 1734 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.11% 18.22% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 745 658
Average daily rate £361 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 109 163
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £23.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +13 47 £398 +72.82% 23
Hampshire -15 18 £400 +11.11% 19
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £369 - 3
Surrey -6 11 £325 - 18
West Sussex - 11 £463 - 3
Oxfordshire -23 2 £450 +40.62% 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 58 (30.85%) Linux
2 56 (29.79%) HTML
3 53 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (27.13%) Windows
5 49 (26.06%) TCP/IP
6 48 (25.53%) Java
7 47 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 47 (25.00%) XML
8 43 (22.87%) SOAP
9 40 (21.28%) DNS
10 39 (20.74%) UNIX
11 37 (19.68%) Web Services
11 37 (19.68%) CSS
12 33 (17.55%) RESTful
13 31 (16.49%) IBM
14 30 (15.96%) SSL
14 30 (15.96%) SMTP
15 29 (15.43%) Microsoft
15 29 (15.43%) Firewall
16 26 (13.83%) SQL
17 25 (13.30%) Oracle
17 25 (13.30%) OO
17 25 (13.30%) VPN
18 24 (12.77%) Scrum
18 24 (12.77%) MS Visio
19 23 (12.23%) JMS
19 23 (12.23%) LAN
19 23 (12.23%) Internet
19 23 (12.23%) Web Development
19 23 (12.23%) WebSphere

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 23 (12.23%) WebSphere
2 20 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (10.11%) Apache
4 8 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.72%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (3.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (2.66%) CMS
6 5 (2.66%) IIS
6 5 (2.66%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.60%) JBoss
9 2 (1.06%) Drupal
9 2 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 24 (12.77%) MS Visio
2 14 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.91%) MS Office
4 7 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (26.06%) TCP/IP
2 40 (21.28%) DNS
3 30 (15.96%) SSL
3 30 (15.96%) SMTP
4 29 (15.43%) Firewall
5 25 (13.30%) VPN
6 23 (12.23%) LAN
6 23 (12.23%) Internet
7 22 (11.70%) WAN
7 22 (11.70%) HTTPS
8 18 (9.57%) FTP
9 17 (9.04%) MPLS
10 12 (6.38%) SSH
11 9 (4.79%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (3.19%) Wireshark
12 6 (3.19%) Skype
12 6 (3.19%) LDAP
13 5 (2.66%) 3G
13 5 (2.66%) 4G
14 4 (2.13%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.45%) Big Data
1 14 (7.45%) DB2
2 13 (6.91%) MySQL
2 13 (6.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.79%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.19%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.66%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.53%) HBase
9 1 (0.53%) Redis
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.53%) SQLite
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.04%) Subversion
3 14 (7.45%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.85%) Introscope
5 10 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.19%) JIRA
6 6 (3.19%) JUnit
7 5 (2.66%) Maven
8 4 (2.13%) Ant
9 2 (1.06%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.06%) Selenium
9 2 (1.06%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.06%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.06%) XMLSpy
9 2 (1.06%) JMeter
10 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.53%) GCC
10 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.53%) Valgrind
General
1 20 (10.64%) Finance
2 18 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.45%) Back Office
4 8 (4.26%) Retail
5 6 (3.19%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.13%) Marketing
6 4 (2.13%) Front Office
7 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.06%) Billing
8 2 (1.06%) Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (36.70%) Developer
2 25 (13.30%) Analyst
3 16 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (5.85%) Support Engineer
5 10 (5.32%) iOS Developer
5 10 (5.32%) Tester
5 10 (5.32%) Java Developer
6 9 (4.79%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (4.79%) Architect
7 7 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (3.72%) Administrator
7 7 (3.72%) Author
7 7 (3.72%) Technical Author
8 6 (3.19%) WebSphere Engineer
8 6 (3.19%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.19%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.19%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.19%) Consultant
8 6 (3.19%) Network Architect
8 6 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (29.79%) HTML
2 47 (25.00%) XML
3 43 (22.87%) SOAP
4 37 (19.68%) Web Services
4 37 (19.68%) CSS
5 33 (17.55%) RESTful
6 23 (12.23%) JMS
7 18 (9.57%) .NET
7 18 (9.57%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (7.98%) WSDL
8 15 (7.98%) J2EE
8 15 (7.98%) REST
9 14 (7.45%) Dojo
10 13 (6.91%) Middleware
11 12 (6.38%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.38%) CSS3
11 12 (6.38%) HTML5
11 12 (6.38%) JSON
11 12 (6.38%) .NET Framework
12 11 (5.85%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Mobile App
1 19 (10.11%) User Experience
2 12 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.38%) DataPower
2 12 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.85%) PKI
4 9 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.79%) Visualisation
5 8 (4.26%) iPhone
5 8 (4.26%) iPad
6 7 (3.72%) Open Source
7 6 (3.19%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.66%) Device Driver
8 5 (2.66%) Clustering
8 5 (2.66%) Web 2.0
9 4 (2.13%) EFT
10 3 (1.60%) CESG
10 3 (1.60%) AS400
10 3 (1.60%) iSeries
11 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (30.85%) Linux
2 51 (27.13%) Windows
3 39 (20.74%) UNIX
4 19 (10.11%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.32%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.79%) Solaris
7 8 (4.26%) Mac OS X
8 7 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.19%) CentOS
9 6 (3.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.66%) AIX
10 5 (2.66%) Android
11 3 (1.60%) Debian
11 3 (1.60%) OS/400
11 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.60%) FreeBSD
11 3 (1.60%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.53%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (13.30%) OO
3 24 (12.77%) Scrum
4 23 (12.23%) Web Development
5 22 (11.70%) TDD
6 17 (9.04%) Configuration Management
6 17 (9.04%) High Availability
6 17 (9.04%) User Stories
7 16 (8.51%) Project Management
8 14 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (6.91%) Low Latency
10 12 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.38%) UML
11 10 (5.32%) iOS Development
11 10 (5.32%) Garbage Collection
11 10 (5.32%) Web Design
12 9 (4.79%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (4.79%) Analytics
13 8 (4.26%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.53%) Java
2 47 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (13.83%) SQL
4 20 (10.64%) Python
4 20 (10.64%) C#
5 17 (9.04%) Scala
6 12 (6.38%) Jython
7 11 (5.85%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.85%) Perl
7 11 (5.85%) PHP
8 10 (5.32%) C
8 10 (5.32%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.26%) C++
10 7 (3.72%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.19%) Groovy
12 5 (2.66%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.66%) ActionScript
12 5 (2.66%) ActionScript 2.0
12 5 (2.66%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (5.85%) SC Cleared
1 11 (5.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.72%) Degree
3 6 (3.19%) CISSP
4 5 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.66%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.13%) RHCE
5 4 (2.13%) ISEB
5 4 (2.13%) GCIA
5 4 (2.13%) GCIH
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.60%) CCNA
6 3 (1.60%) IBM Certification
6 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.60%) MCITP
6 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.06%) CCSE
7 2 (1.06%) CCNP
7 2 (1.06%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) COBIT
2 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.13%) COSO
3 2 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.13%) Snort
3 4 (2.13%) Postfix
3 4 (2.13%) SpamAssassin
4 3 (1.60%) PowerHA
4 3 (1.60%) qmail
5 2 (1.06%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.53%) Firmware
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.66%) CA Wily
3 4 (2.13%) SELinux
4 3 (1.60%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (1.06%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.53%) Nagios
6 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.53%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (16.49%) IBM
2 29 (15.43%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.30%) Oracle
4 22 (11.70%) Cisco
5 18 (9.57%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.32%) Apple
7 9 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.26%) HP
9 7 (3.72%) VMware
10 6 (3.19%) AppDynamics
10 6 (3.19%) Adobe
11 5 (2.66%) Ektron
12 4 (2.13%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.13%) Sybase
12 4 (2.13%) Remedy
12 4 (2.13%) McAfee
13 3 (1.60%) NetIQ
13 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.60%) Sourcefire
14 2 (1.06%) Blue Coat
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