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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 166 163 154
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 83 79 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.91% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.53% 5.04% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 58
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£400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £497 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £77.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -51.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
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
1834 1567 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.83% 18.01% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 719 612
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 91 164
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
Hampshire +2 37 £400 +12.67% 15
Berkshire +10 31 £341 -11.93% 35
Surrey -1 6 £350 -6.66% 13
West Sussex - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 - 3
Buckinghamshire -12 2 - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 5
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (33.68%) HTML
3 58 (30.05%) JavaScript
4 52 (26.94%) Java
5 50 (25.91%) RESTful
6 47 (24.35%) Web Services
6 47 (24.35%) Windows
7 46 (23.83%) Oracle
8 45 (23.32%) XML
9 43 (22.28%) CSS
9 43 (22.28%) .NET
9 43 (22.28%) TCP/IP
10 41 (21.24%) UNIX
11 40 (20.73%) SOAP
12 39 (20.21%) Security Cleared
13 37 (19.17%) Linux
13 37 (19.17%) DNS
13 37 (19.17%) HTTPS
14 36 (18.65%) SQL
14 36 (18.65%) Internet
14 36 (18.65%) Subversion
15 34 (17.62%) FTP
16 33 (17.10%) Mobile App
17 32 (16.58%) OO
17 32 (16.58%) Scrum
18 31 (16.06%) Firewall
19 29 (15.03%) Git (software)
20 28 (14.51%) Apple iOS
20 28 (14.51%) Objective-C
20 28 (14.51%) Apache

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 28 (14.51%) Apache
2 25 (12.95%) IIS
3 20 (10.36%) WebSphere
4 18 (9.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (6.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (4.66%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.63%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.11%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (3.11%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (2.07%) Liferay
10 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.52%) CMS
11 1 (0.52%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.11%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 16 (8.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.52%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.07%) SaaS
2 2 (1.04%) Force.com
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (22.28%) TCP/IP
2 37 (19.17%) DNS
2 37 (19.17%) HTTPS
3 36 (18.65%) Internet
4 34 (17.62%) FTP
5 31 (16.06%) Firewall
6 24 (12.44%) SSL
7 17 (8.81%) SMTP
8 11 (5.70%) LDAP
9 10 (5.18%) WAN
9 10 (5.18%) SSH
10 9 (4.66%) X.400
10 9 (4.66%) X.500
10 9 (4.66%) LAN
11 8 (4.15%) VPN
11 8 (4.15%) SAN
12 7 (3.63%) GSM
12 7 (3.63%) Network Security
13 6 (3.11%) Wireshark
13 6 (3.11%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.81%) MySQL
1 17 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.52%) Ingres
8 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (18.65%) Subversion
2 29 (15.03%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (9.84%) LoadRunner
4 13 (6.74%) Introscope
5 8 (4.15%) JUnit
5 8 (4.15%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.15%) Selenium
6 6 (3.11%) Maven
7 4 (2.07%) Ant
7 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.07%) JBehave
7 4 (2.07%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.55%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.55%) JProfiler
8 3 (1.55%) Hudson
8 3 (1.55%) Gradle
8 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.55%) Toad
General
1 22 (11.40%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.22%) Military
3 10 (5.18%) Finance
4 5 (2.59%) Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Legal
5 3 (1.55%) Marketing
6 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.04%) Billing
6 2 (1.04%) Back Office
6 2 (1.04%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (39.38%) Developer
2 22 (11.40%) iOS Developer
3 20 (10.36%) Analyst
4 18 (9.33%) Mobile Developer
5 17 (8.81%) Administrator
5 17 (8.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (6.74%) Test Analyst
7 12 (6.22%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.70%) Architect
9 10 (5.18%) Tester
10 9 (4.66%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.66%) Performance Tester
11 8 (4.15%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.11%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.11%) Consultant
12 6 (3.11%) Performance Test Analyst
12 6 (3.11%) Performance Analyst
12 6 (3.11%) WebSphere Administrator
13 4 (2.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (2.07%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (33.68%) HTML
2 50 (25.91%) RESTful
3 47 (24.35%) Web Services
4 45 (23.32%) XML
5 43 (22.28%) .NET
5 43 (22.28%) CSS
6 40 (20.73%) SOAP
7 28 (14.51%) ASP.NET
8 21 (10.88%) Cocoa
8 21 (10.88%) Cocoa Touch
9 19 (9.84%) DOM
9 19 (9.84%) HTML5
9 19 (9.84%) CSS3
10 18 (9.33%) REST
10 18 (9.33%) JSP
10 18 (9.33%) Backbone.js
10 18 (9.33%) AngularJS
11 17 (8.81%) Dojo
12 16 (8.29%) JMS
13 11 (5.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.10%) Mobile App
2 26 (13.47%) iPhone
3 25 (12.95%) User Experience
4 22 (11.40%) iPad
5 21 (10.88%) Client/Server
6 17 (8.81%) Management Information System
7 14 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.63%) Clustering
9 6 (3.11%) Open Source
10 5 (2.59%) Smart Meter
11 4 (2.07%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.55%) DTV
13 2 (1.04%) Video on Demand
13 2 (1.04%) MPEG
13 2 (1.04%) Streaming Media
13 2 (1.04%) IPTV
14 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
14 1 (0.52%) Statistics
14 1 (0.52%) Replication
14 1 (0.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.35%) Windows
2 41 (21.24%) UNIX
3 37 (19.17%) Linux
4 28 (14.51%) Apple iOS
5 24 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (10.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (8.29%) Windows 2000
7 16 (8.29%) Windows XP
8 13 (6.74%) Solaris
9 5 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.04%) SUSE
11 2 (1.04%) HPUX
12 1 (0.52%) OS/400
12 1 (0.52%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.52%) Debian
12 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.58%) OO
2 32 (16.58%) Scrum
3 28 (14.51%) iOS Development
4 27 (13.99%) TDD
5 26 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (12.44%) Software Testing
7 20 (10.36%) Performance Testing
7 20 (10.36%) Kanban
7 20 (10.36%) User Stories
8 19 (9.84%) UML
9 16 (8.29%) ITIL
10 15 (7.77%) SOA
11 13 (6.74%) Web Development
12 12 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (5.18%) Network Architecture
13 10 (5.18%) Performance Analysis
13 10 (5.18%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.18%) Migration
14 8 (4.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.05%) JavaScript
2 52 (26.94%) Java
3 36 (18.65%) SQL
4 28 (14.51%) Objective-C
5 13 (6.74%) PowerShell
5 13 (6.74%) Bash Shell
6 12 (6.22%) Python
6 12 (6.22%) C++
6 12 (6.22%) PHP
7 11 (5.70%) Perl
7 11 (5.70%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.66%) C
8 9 (4.66%) C#
9 8 (4.15%) VBScript
10 6 (3.11%) Korn
10 6 (3.11%) Jython
11 5 (2.59%) VB
12 4 (2.07%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (20.21%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 20 (10.36%) Degree
4 19 (9.84%) SC Cleared
4 19 (9.84%) ISTQB
5 14 (7.25%) DV Cleared
6 11 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.15%) ISEB
8 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.63%) CCNA
9 3 (1.55%) MCSE
9 3 (1.55%) MCSA
9 3 (1.55%) CCNP
9 3 (1.55%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.04%) MCPD
10 2 (1.04%) CCDA
10 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.04%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.04%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.07%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (4.66%) Forefront TMG
2 7 (3.63%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.55%) KVM
5 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.04%) Shibboleth
5 2 (1.04%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.52%) Snort
6 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (9.33%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (8.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (5.18%) CA Wily
4 6 (3.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.55%) nmon
6 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.04%) Nagios
7 1 (0.52%) SCOM
7 1 (0.52%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (23.83%) Oracle
2 24 (12.44%) HP
3 22 (11.40%) Apple
4 20 (10.36%) IBM
5 18 (9.33%) Microsoft
6 14 (7.25%) Cisco
7 9 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.15%) Software AG
8 8 (4.15%) Juniper
9 7 (3.63%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.63%) VMware
9 7 (3.63%) Clearswift
10 4 (2.07%) FatWire
10 4 (2.07%) F5
10 4 (2.07%) Citrix
10 4 (2.07%) SAP
11 3 (1.55%) Dell
11 3 (1.55%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.55%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.55%) webMethods
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