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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 169 162 150
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing HTTP 104 89 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.97% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.72% 4.90% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 59
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £477 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £33.75 £46.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +105.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +122.22%
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
1817 1815 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 19.84% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 859 741
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 97 102
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 43 £425 +13.33% 23
Buckinghamshire +13 25 £425 - 13
Hampshire -32 18 £400 - 16
Oxfordshire -14 13 £400 +10.34% 5
West Sussex -12 6 £650 - 1
Surrey -7 1 £375 +27.11% 19
Middlesex - 1 £370 -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (38.07%) XML
2 74 (37.56%) Linux
3 61 (30.96%) HTML
4 59 (29.95%) TCP/IP
5 56 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (27.92%) CSS
7 54 (27.41%) Java
7 54 (27.41%) JavaScript
8 49 (24.87%) Windows
9 45 (22.84%) SSL
10 38 (19.29%) DNS
10 38 (19.29%) SOAP
11 37 (18.78%) IBM
12 36 (18.27%) FTP
13 35 (17.77%) Web Services
14 33 (16.75%) JMS
15 31 (15.74%) SMTP
15 31 (15.74%) Web Development
16 30 (15.23%) Git (software)
16 30 (15.23%) Middleware
16 30 (15.23%) Firewall
17 29 (14.72%) VPN
17 29 (14.72%) JSON
18 28 (14.21%) WebSphere
18 28 (14.21%) Cisco
18 28 (14.21%) UNIX
18 28 (14.21%) SQL
19 27 (13.71%) TDD
20 26 (13.20%) DataPower
21 25 (12.69%) HTTPS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (14.21%) WebSphere
2 20 (10.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (6.60%) JBoss
3 13 (6.60%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (6.09%) Apache
5 11 (5.58%) Confluence
6 9 (4.57%) IIS
7 5 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.51%) nginx
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 15 (7.61%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.52%) MS Project
3 3 (1.52%) MS Office
4 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.06%) SaaS
3 3 (1.52%) IaaS
4 2 (1.02%) PaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (29.95%) TCP/IP
2 45 (22.84%) SSL
3 38 (19.29%) DNS
4 36 (18.27%) FTP
5 31 (15.74%) SMTP
6 30 (15.23%) Firewall
7 29 (14.72%) VPN
8 25 (12.69%) HTTPS
9 24 (12.18%) LDAP
10 22 (11.17%) SSH
11 19 (9.64%) LAN
12 18 (9.14%) Internet
13 16 (8.12%) WAN
14 12 (6.09%) IPsec
15 10 (5.08%) MPLS
16 9 (4.57%) Wireshark
17 8 (4.06%) Intrusion Detection
17 8 (4.06%) Intranet
18 7 (3.55%) Network Security
19 6 (3.05%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.15%) MySQL
1 20 (10.15%) DB2
2 16 (8.12%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.61%) Big Data
4 14 (7.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.51%) HBase
7 1 (0.51%) Redis
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (15.23%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.14%) Subversion
3 15 (7.61%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.11%) JIRA
5 9 (4.57%) Maven
6 5 (2.54%) Selenium
7 4 (2.03%) Ant
7 4 (2.03%) JUnit
8 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.52%) Introscope
8 3 (1.52%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.52%) QUnit
8 3 (1.52%) Grunt
8 3 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.52%) JSHint
8 3 (1.52%) Bower
8 3 (1.52%) webpack
8 3 (1.52%) gulp
9 2 (1.02%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (11.17%) Finance
2 12 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.55%) Back Office
4 6 (3.05%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.05%) Retail
5 5 (2.54%) Banking
6 4 (2.03%) Publishing
6 4 (2.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.02%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (42.13%) Developer
2 19 (9.64%) Consultant
2 19 (9.64%) Java Developer
3 13 (6.60%) Analyst
4 11 (5.58%) Software Engineer
4 11 (5.58%) Senior Developer
4 11 (5.58%) Support Engineer
5 10 (5.08%) Administrator
6 9 (4.57%) Architect
6 9 (4.57%) Web Developer
6 9 (4.57%) iOS Developer
7 8 (4.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (3.55%) Scala Developer
9 6 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.05%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (3.05%) Security Specialist
9 6 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.05%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.05%) Tester
10 5 (2.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (38.07%) XML
2 61 (30.96%) HTML
3 55 (27.92%) CSS
4 38 (19.29%) SOAP
5 35 (17.77%) Web Services
6 33 (16.75%) JMS
7 30 (15.23%) Middleware
8 29 (14.72%) JSON
9 23 (11.68%) REST
10 21 (10.66%) JDBC
11 20 (10.15%) RESTful
12 19 (9.64%) AngularJS
13 18 (9.14%) CSS3
13 18 (9.14%) WebSphere MQ
14 17 (8.63%) HTML5
14 17 (8.63%) jQuery
15 16 (8.12%) .NET
15 16 (8.12%) Spring
16 14 (7.11%) WSDL
17 13 (6.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.20%) DataPower
2 23 (11.68%) Clustering
3 17 (8.63%) Client/Server
4 16 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.61%) Visualisation
6 14 (7.11%) Data Centre
6 14 (7.11%) PKI
7 13 (6.60%) Management Information System
8 8 (4.06%) Cryptography
8 8 (4.06%) User Experience
9 4 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.03%) TRADACOMS
10 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.52%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.52%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.52%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.02%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 74 (37.56%) Linux
2 49 (24.87%) Windows
3 28 (14.21%) UNIX
4 23 (11.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.60%) AIX
5 13 (6.60%) Solaris
6 12 (6.09%) Mac OS X
7 10 (5.08%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.57%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.03%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.03%) CentOS
10 3 (1.52%) Debian
10 3 (1.52%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.74%) Web Development
3 27 (13.71%) TDD
4 23 (11.68%) Configuration Management
5 22 (11.17%) Scrum
6 20 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (8.63%) Web Design
7 17 (8.63%) BDD
7 17 (8.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (8.12%) High Availability
8 16 (8.12%) Project Management
9 14 (7.11%) Low Latency
10 13 (6.60%) Open Source
10 13 (6.60%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.09%) Network Design
11 12 (6.09%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.58%) Load Balancing
12 11 (5.58%) Computer Security
13 9 (4.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.41%) Java
1 54 (27.41%) JavaScript
2 28 (14.21%) SQL
3 20 (10.15%) C++
4 17 (8.63%) C
5 15 (7.61%) C#
5 15 (7.61%) Python
5 15 (7.61%) Scala
6 9 (4.57%) PHP
7 6 (3.05%) VB
7 6 (3.05%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.05%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.54%) VBScript
8 5 (2.54%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.54%) Jython
9 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.03%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.03%) ActionScript
9 4 (2.03%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (7.61%) Degree
2 10 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.06%) IBM Certification
5 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.05%) CCNA
5 6 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.05%) MCITP
6 5 (2.54%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.54%) CISSP
7 4 (2.03%) RHCE
7 4 (2.03%) CCSE
8 3 (1.52%) GCIA
8 3 (1.52%) GCIH
9 2 (1.02%) CCSA
9 2 (1.02%) HND
9 2 (1.02%) CCNP
10 1 (0.51%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.54%) QA
3 4 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.52%) COBIT
4 3 (1.52%) COSO
5 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.08%) Snort
4 7 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.03%) Postfix
5 4 (2.03%) SpamAssassin
6 3 (1.52%) qmail
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.02%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.03%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (2.03%) CA Wily
1 4 (2.03%) SELinux
2 3 (1.52%) Puppet
2 3 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.02%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.02%) SCCM
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (18.78%) IBM
2 28 (14.21%) Cisco
3 24 (12.18%) Oracle
4 22 (11.17%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.11%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.11%) CheckPoint
6 11 (5.58%) Progress
6 11 (5.58%) VMware
7 9 (4.57%) Adobe
8 6 (3.05%) CA
8 6 (3.05%) Sourcefire
9 5 (2.54%) F5
9 5 (2.54%) Apple
10 3 (1.52%) WSO2
10 3 (1.52%) McAfee
11 2 (1.02%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.02%) Brocade
11 2 (1.02%) IronPort
11 2 (1.02%) Foundry
11 2 (1.02%) Citrix
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