The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 143 156 162
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 97 78 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 0.93% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.85% 5.12% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 44
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£375 £368 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £441 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.60 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+171.07% -24.68%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1657 1524 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.56% 18.15% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 663 562
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
HTTP
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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 July 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
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 July 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 +24 45 £375 -6.25% 17
Berkshire +18 37 £383 +17.69% 22
Buckinghamshire -14 8 - - 2
Surrey -13 5 £295 -21.33% 11
Oxfordshire -4 1 £400 +21.21% 3
Kent -4 1 £350 +7.69% 4
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 2
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 69 (37.30%) HTML
2 59 (31.89%) JavaScript
3 51 (27.57%) Oracle
4 50 (27.03%) Windows
5 48 (25.95%) CSS
6 46 (24.86%) Java
6 46 (24.86%) TCP/IP
7 43 (23.24%) .NET
8 41 (22.16%) Web Services
9 40 (21.62%) Security Cleared
10 39 (21.08%) Linux
11 38 (20.54%) UNIX
12 37 (20.00%) FTP
13 35 (18.92%) Internet
14 34 (18.38%) HTTPS
15 33 (17.84%) SQL
16 32 (17.30%) RESTful
17 31 (16.76%) DNS
17 31 (16.76%) HP
18 29 (15.68%) XML
18 29 (15.68%) Firewall
19 28 (15.14%) Mobile App
19 28 (15.14%) Software Testing
20 26 (14.05%) ASP.NET
20 26 (14.05%) Microsoft
21 25 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 24 (12.97%) HP Quality Center
22 24 (12.97%) SC Cleared
23 23 (12.43%) ISTQB
23 23 (12.43%) SOAP

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 (11.89%) Apache
1 22 (11.89%) IIS
2 14 (7.57%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 12 (6.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.86%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.32%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (3.24%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (2.70%) CMS
10 4 (2.16%) Liferay
11 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.54%) Lync
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.86%) MS Office
3 6 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.62%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
5 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.54%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 17 (9.19%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.54%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 46 (24.86%) TCP/IP
2 37 (20.00%) FTP
3 35 (18.92%) Internet
4 34 (18.38%) HTTPS
5 31 (16.76%) DNS
6 29 (15.68%) Firewall
7 22 (11.89%) SMTP
8 21 (11.35%) SSL
9 15 (8.11%) WAN
10 14 (7.57%) SSH
11 12 (6.49%) LDAP
12 11 (5.95%) VPN
13 10 (5.41%) LAN
13 10 (5.41%) SAN
14 8 (4.32%) X.400
14 8 (4.32%) X.500
15 5 (2.70%) Telnet
15 5 (2.70%) GSM
15 5 (2.70%) Network Security
16 4 (2.16%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.11%) MySQL
3 7 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.54%) Ingres
8 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.54%) QlikView
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (11.35%) Subversion
2 20 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (10.81%) LoadRunner
3 16 (8.65%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.03%) Introscope
5 11 (5.95%) JUnit
5 11 (5.95%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.41%) Selenium
7 9 (4.86%) Maven
8 8 (4.32%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.16%) YourKit
10 4 (2.16%) JBehave
10 4 (2.16%) Ant
11 3 (1.62%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.62%) Toad
11 3 (1.62%) Hudson
11 3 (1.62%) JProfiler
11 3 (1.62%) Gradle
General
1 23 (12.43%) Telecoms
2 14 (7.57%) Finance
3 12 (6.49%) Military
4 3 (1.62%) Legal
4 3 (1.62%) Electronics
4 3 (1.62%) Marketing
5 2 (1.08%) Retail
5 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (29.73%) Developer
2 27 (14.59%) Analyst
3 19 (10.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (9.73%) Test Analyst
5 16 (8.65%) Administrator
6 15 (8.11%) Architect
7 14 (7.57%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.95%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.41%) Tester
10 9 (4.86%) Performance Tester
11 8 (4.32%) iOS Developer
12 7 (3.78%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.78%) WebSphere Administrator
13 6 (3.24%) Performance Test Analyst
13 6 (3.24%) Performance Analyst
13 6 (3.24%) Mobile Developer
13 6 (3.24%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.70%) Design Engineer
14 5 (2.70%) Consultant
14 5 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (37.30%) HTML
2 48 (25.95%) CSS
3 43 (23.24%) .NET
4 41 (22.16%) Web Services
5 32 (17.30%) RESTful
6 29 (15.68%) XML
7 26 (14.05%) ASP.NET
8 23 (12.43%) SOAP
9 20 (10.81%) JSP
9 20 (10.81%) AngularJS
10 19 (10.27%) Backbone.js
10 19 (10.27%) HTML5
10 19 (10.27%) CSS3
10 19 (10.27%) Dojo
10 19 (10.27%) DOM
11 11 (5.95%) Spring
12 10 (5.41%) REST
12 10 (5.41%) JDBC
13 9 (4.86%) J2EE
14 8 (4.32%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.14%) Mobile App
2 18 (9.73%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.95%) Client/Server
4 10 (5.41%) iPhone
4 10 (5.41%) iPad
4 10 (5.41%) Clustering
5 5 (2.70%) Open Source
5 5 (2.70%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.16%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.08%) DTV
8 1 (0.54%) IVR
8 1 (0.54%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) HACMP
8 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.54%) DataPower
8 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (27.03%) Windows
2 39 (21.08%) Linux
3 38 (20.54%) UNIX
4 22 (11.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.19%) Windows 2000
5 17 (9.19%) Windows XP
6 14 (7.57%) Solaris
7 11 (5.95%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.08%) HPUX
10 1 (0.54%) AIX
10 1 (0.54%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.54%) OS/400
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.54%) CentOS
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.14%) Software Testing
2 23 (12.43%) OO
3 22 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.35%) Performance Testing
4 21 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (10.27%) User Stories
6 17 (9.19%) ITIL
7 15 (8.11%) Web Development
8 14 (7.57%) Scrum
8 14 (7.57%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (7.03%) TDD
10 12 (6.49%) UML
11 11 (5.95%) iOS Development
12 10 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
12 10 (5.41%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.41%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.41%) SOA
13 9 (4.86%) Migration
13 9 (4.86%) Change Management
13 9 (4.86%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.89%) JavaScript
2 46 (24.86%) Java
3 33 (17.84%) SQL
4 15 (8.11%) PowerShell
5 12 (6.49%) Python
6 11 (5.95%) Objective-C
6 11 (5.95%) C#
6 11 (5.95%) Perl
6 11 (5.95%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.41%) C++
8 9 (4.86%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.32%) VBScript
10 7 (3.78%) Jython
11 6 (3.24%) Korn
11 6 (3.24%) C
11 6 (3.24%) VB
11 6 (3.24%) PHP
12 4 (2.16%) Ruby
12 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.62%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 40 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 24 (12.97%) SC Cleared
4 23 (12.43%) ISTQB
5 15 (8.11%) Degree
6 13 (7.03%) ISEB
7 10 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 9 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.70%) CCNA
11 3 (1.62%) MCSE
11 3 (1.62%) MCSA
12 2 (1.08%) MCPD
12 2 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.54%) CCVP
13 1 (0.54%) GIAC
13 1 (0.54%) CCIE
13 1 (0.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) SLA
2 5 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.86%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (1.62%) KVM
4 2 (1.08%) vCloud
5 1 (0.54%) NFS
5 1 (0.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 24 (12.97%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (9.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (5.41%) CA Wily
4 8 (4.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (2.16%) Puppet
6 3 (1.62%) SCOM
6 3 (1.62%) nmon
7 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.08%) Nagios
8 1 (0.54%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 51 (27.57%) Oracle
2 31 (16.76%) HP
3 26 (14.05%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.65%) Cisco
5 13 (7.03%) IBM
6 10 (5.41%) Citrix
6 10 (5.41%) Apple
6 10 (5.41%) VMware
7 8 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.24%) Clearswift
8 6 (3.24%) Juniper
9 5 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.70%) SAP
10 4 (2.16%) Ektron
10 4 (2.16%) F5
10 4 (2.16%) FatWire
11 3 (1.62%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.62%) Nintex
11 3 (1.62%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.08%) Remedy
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