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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 206 152 143
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 51 85 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 1.00% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 5.98% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 46
Average daily rate
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£333 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £325 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £37.50 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.06%
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
1879 1422 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.95% 16.68% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 658 699
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 97 182
Average hourly rate £22.04 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Berkshire -33 25 £308 -23.12% 20
Hampshire -14 14 £313 -26.47% 14
Surrey -1 7 £350 -22.22% 20
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £450 +34.32% 2
Middlesex +1 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 5
West Sussex - - - - 5
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.09%) RESTful
2 33 (24.09%) Internet
2 33 (24.09%) SOAP
2 33 (24.09%) FTP
3 32 (23.36%) XML
4 31 (22.63%) HTML
4 31 (22.63%) Scrum
5 28 (20.44%) SQL
5 28 (20.44%) Web Services
6 27 (19.71%) Linux
7 26 (18.98%) JavaScript
8 25 (18.25%) Windows
8 25 (18.25%) DNS
8 25 (18.25%) TDD
9 24 (17.52%) Security Cleared
10 23 (16.79%) Subversion
10 23 (16.79%) SMTP
10 23 (16.79%) UNIX
10 23 (16.79%) CSS
11 22 (16.06%) TCP/IP
11 22 (16.06%) SSL
11 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
11 22 (16.06%) Objective-C
11 22 (16.06%) Git (software)
11 22 (16.06%) Apple iOS
11 22 (16.06%) iOS Development
12 21 (15.33%) Telecoms
12 21 (15.33%) IIS
13 20 (14.60%) Java

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (15.33%) IIS
2 12 (8.76%) Apache
3 11 (8.03%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (5.11%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (4.38%) CMS
7 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.46%) Drupal
9 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.46%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.73%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.73%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.73%) nginx
10 1 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Office
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.73%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.73%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.09%) Internet
1 33 (24.09%) FTP
2 25 (18.25%) DNS
3 23 (16.79%) SMTP
4 22 (16.06%) TCP/IP
4 22 (16.06%) SSL
5 18 (13.14%) Firewall
5 18 (13.14%) HTTPS
6 11 (8.03%) GSM
6 11 (8.03%) 4G
7 9 (6.57%) X.400
7 9 (6.57%) X.500
7 9 (6.57%) GPRS
7 9 (6.57%) LDAP
8 8 (5.84%) SSH
8 8 (5.84%) SMS
9 7 (5.11%) 3G
9 7 (5.11%) SCCP
9 7 (5.11%) INAP
9 7 (5.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) MySQL
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.38%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.92%) DB2
7 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.73%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (16.79%) Subversion
2 22 (16.06%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.65%) JIRA
5 2 (1.46%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.46%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.73%) Introscope
6 1 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.73%) Ant
6 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.73%) NUnit
6 1 (0.73%) Maven
6 1 (0.73%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.73%) Trac
General
1 21 (15.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.57%) Military
3 8 (5.84%) Finance
4 7 (5.11%) Retail
5 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.19%) Marketing
7 2 (1.46%) Billing
7 2 (1.46%) Back Office
7 2 (1.46%) Electronics
7 2 (1.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (36.50%) Developer
2 20 (14.60%) Analyst
3 19 (13.87%) iOS Developer
4 14 (10.22%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (7.30%) Tester
6 6 (4.38%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) Technical Tester
7 5 (3.65%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.65%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (2.92%) Test Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Consultant
8 4 (2.92%) Java Developer
8 4 (2.92%) .NET Developer
8 4 (2.92%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.19%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.19%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (2.19%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.19%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.09%) RESTful
1 33 (24.09%) SOAP
2 32 (23.36%) XML
3 31 (22.63%) HTML
4 28 (20.44%) Web Services
5 23 (16.79%) CSS
6 16 (11.68%) Cocoa Touch
6 16 (11.68%) Cocoa
7 15 (10.95%) .NET
8 12 (8.76%) JMS
9 11 (8.03%) REST
10 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET
11 8 (5.84%) Middleware
12 7 (5.11%) WSDL
12 7 (5.11%) jQuery
13 6 (4.38%) Ajax
13 6 (4.38%) JSON
14 5 (3.65%) CSS3
14 5 (3.65%) HTML5
15 4 (2.92%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) iPhone
2 16 (11.68%) iPad
3 14 (10.22%) Client/Server
4 13 (9.49%) Management Information System
4 13 (9.49%) Mobile App
5 11 (8.03%) Data Structures
6 8 (5.84%) User Experience
7 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.65%) Web 2.0
8 5 (3.65%) Smart Meter
9 4 (2.92%) EFT
10 3 (2.19%) AS400
10 3 (2.19%) iSeries
11 2 (1.46%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.46%) Open Source
11 2 (1.46%) Streaming Media
11 2 (1.46%) IPTV
11 2 (1.46%) MPEG
11 2 (1.46%) DTV
11 2 (1.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.71%) Linux
2 25 (18.25%) Windows
3 23 (16.79%) UNIX
4 22 (16.06%) Apple iOS
5 10 (7.30%) Solaris
6 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.65%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.19%) OS/400
10 3 (2.19%) i5/OS
11 2 (1.46%) HPUX
11 2 (1.46%) SUSE
12 1 (0.73%) Debian
12 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.73%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.63%) Scrum
3 25 (18.25%) TDD
4 22 (16.06%) iOS Development
5 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.95%) Kanban
7 13 (9.49%) OO
7 13 (9.49%) ITIL
8 11 (8.03%) Web Development
9 10 (7.30%) UML
9 10 (7.30%) SOA
10 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.57%) Software Testing
10 9 (6.57%) Boundary Protection
10 9 (6.57%) User Stories
11 7 (5.11%) Release Management
11 7 (5.11%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.11%) TOGAF
11 7 (5.11%) SysML
12 6 (4.38%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.44%) SQL
2 26 (18.98%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.06%) Objective-C
4 20 (14.60%) Java
5 16 (11.68%) PowerShell
6 11 (8.03%) PHP
7 10 (7.30%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.11%) VBScript
8 7 (5.11%) C
8 7 (5.11%) Python
9 6 (4.38%) C#
10 5 (3.65%) ActionScript
10 5 (3.65%) Perl
10 5 (3.65%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.65%) Groovy
10 5 (3.65%) ActionScript 2.0
10 5 (3.65%) Scala
11 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.92%) C++
12 3 (2.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.49%) Degree
3 10 (7.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.30%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (5.11%) ISEB
5 7 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.38%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.19%) CCNP
8 3 (2.19%) CCNA
8 3 (2.19%) IBM Certification
8 3 (2.19%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.46%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.46%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.46%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.46%) MCTS
9 2 (1.46%) MCITP
9 2 (1.46%) MCSE
9 2 (1.46%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.57%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.19%) PowerHA
3 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.46%) Shibboleth
3 2 (1.46%) Snort
3 2 (1.46%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.73%) Samba
4 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (4.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.19%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.73%) Nagios
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.73%) WSUS
4 1 (0.73%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.60%) IBM
3 17 (12.41%) Oracle
3 17 (12.41%) Apple
4 14 (10.22%) HP
5 9 (6.57%) Software AG
5 9 (6.57%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.84%) Cisco
6 8 (5.84%) Clearswift
7 5 (3.65%) Ektron
7 5 (3.65%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.92%) Sybase
8 4 (2.92%) Juniper
8 4 (2.92%) Dell
8 4 (2.92%) Remedy
9 3 (2.19%) VMware
9 3 (2.19%) NetIQ
9 3 (2.19%) webMethods
9 3 (2.19%) F5
10 2 (1.46%) Sourcefire
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