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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 171 164 139
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs citing HTTP 78 73 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.87% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 5.06% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 42
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£350 £400 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £457 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +59.29%
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
1825 1444 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 17.14% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 611 620
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 119 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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 +2 38 £378 -5.62% 37
Hampshire -14 23 £340 -20.00% 12
Surrey +7 11 £350 -22.22% 22
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £450 -5.26%
East Sussex -11 1 £325 - 3
Kent - - - - 7
Oxfordshire - - - - 6
West Sussex - - - - 3
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.29%) SOAP
3 41 (26.97%) RESTful
4 37 (24.34%) Linux
5 35 (23.03%) HTML
6 34 (22.37%) XML
6 34 (22.37%) Scrum
6 34 (22.37%) TDD
7 33 (21.71%) SQL
8 31 (20.39%) Java
9 30 (19.74%) Web Services
10 29 (19.08%) DNS
11 28 (18.42%) FTP
12 27 (17.76%) UNIX
12 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
13 26 (17.11%) Internet
14 25 (16.45%) Windows
14 25 (16.45%) SSL
15 24 (15.79%) IBM
15 24 (15.79%) TCP/IP
15 24 (15.79%) Objective-C
15 24 (15.79%) Apple iOS
15 24 (15.79%) iOS Development
16 22 (14.47%) Git (software)
16 22 (14.47%) Security Cleared
16 22 (14.47%) iPhone
16 22 (14.47%) SMTP
16 22 (14.47%) CSS
17 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
17 21 (13.82%) Mobile App

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (11.18%) Apache
2 16 (10.53%) IIS
3 15 (9.87%) WebSphere
4 14 (9.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.61%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (4.61%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (3.95%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.29%) CMS
8 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.32%) JBoss
8 2 (1.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.66%) nginx
9 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Office
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.08%) DNS
2 28 (18.42%) FTP
3 26 (17.11%) Internet
4 25 (16.45%) SSL
5 24 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 22 (14.47%) SMTP
7 16 (10.53%) Firewall
8 15 (9.87%) HTTPS
9 8 (5.26%) X.400
9 8 (5.26%) X.500
9 8 (5.26%) VPN
9 8 (5.26%) LDAP
9 8 (5.26%) SSH
10 7 (4.61%) 4G
10 7 (4.61%) WAN
10 7 (4.61%) LAN
10 7 (4.61%) SMS
10 7 (4.61%) 3G
11 6 (3.95%) SCCP
11 6 (3.95%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.24%) MySQL
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.61%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.95%) DB2
4 6 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.16%) Subversion
3 13 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (6.58%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.95%) Introscope
5 6 (3.95%) JIRA
6 3 (1.97%) JUnit
6 3 (1.97%) XMLSpy
7 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.32%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.66%) NUnit
8 1 (0.66%) Maven
8 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.66%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.66%) GCC
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.66%) Ant
8 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.66%) JMeter
General
1 20 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.24%) Finance
3 8 (5.26%) Military
4 7 (4.61%) Retail
5 6 (3.95%) Back Office
6 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Front Office
7 2 (1.32%) Billing
7 2 (1.32%) Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (41.45%) Developer
2 22 (14.47%) Analyst
3 21 (13.82%) iOS Developer
4 12 (7.89%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (5.92%) Tester
6 8 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.95%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.95%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.95%) WebSphere Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) Technical Tester
9 5 (3.29%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Customer Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.63%) Consultant
10 4 (2.63%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.29%) SOAP
2 41 (26.97%) RESTful
3 35 (23.03%) HTML
4 34 (22.37%) XML
5 30 (19.74%) Web Services
6 22 (14.47%) CSS
7 20 (13.16%) Cocoa Touch
7 20 (13.16%) Cocoa
8 17 (11.18%) REST
9 16 (10.53%) .NET
10 13 (8.55%) JMS
11 10 (6.58%) Middleware
12 9 (5.92%) jQuery
12 9 (5.92%) CSS3
12 9 (5.92%) HTML5
12 9 (5.92%) WSDL
13 8 (5.26%) DOM
14 7 (4.61%) JSON
14 7 (4.61%) Backbone.js
14 7 (4.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.47%) iPhone
2 21 (13.82%) Mobile App
3 19 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 18 (11.84%) iPad
5 15 (9.87%) User Experience
6 12 (7.89%) Data Structures
7 11 (7.24%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.95%) Web 2.0
9 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.63%) EFT
10 4 (2.63%) PKI
11 3 (1.97%) iSeries
11 3 (1.97%) Open Source
11 3 (1.97%) AS400
12 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.32%) MPEG
12 2 (1.32%) Video on Demand
12 2 (1.32%) CESG
12 2 (1.32%) Streaming Media
12 2 (1.32%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.34%) Linux
2 27 (17.76%) UNIX
3 25 (16.45%) Windows
4 24 (15.79%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.26%) Solaris
5 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.29%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.63%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.97%) i5/OS
9 3 (1.97%) OS/400
10 2 (1.32%) SUSE
11 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.66%) AIX
11 1 (0.66%) HPUX
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.37%) Scrum
2 34 (22.37%) TDD
3 24 (15.79%) iOS Development
4 20 (13.16%) OO
5 19 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (9.21%) Kanban
6 14 (9.21%) User Stories
7 13 (8.55%) ITIL
8 12 (7.89%) Web Development
8 12 (7.89%) UML
9 11 (7.24%) SOA
10 10 (6.58%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.26%) MVC
12 8 (5.26%) Boundary Protection
12 8 (5.26%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.61%) Software Testing
13 7 (4.61%) SysML
13 7 (4.61%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.71%) SQL
2 31 (20.39%) Java
3 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.79%) Objective-C
5 19 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 13 (8.55%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.24%) Python
7 11 (7.24%) C#
8 10 (6.58%) PHP
9 9 (5.92%) Perl
10 7 (4.61%) Groovy
10 7 (4.61%) Scala
10 7 (4.61%) C
11 6 (3.95%) Jython
11 6 (3.95%) VBScript
11 6 (3.95%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.29%) ActionScript 2.0
12 5 (3.29%) ActionScript
13 4 (2.63%) C++
13 4 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.89%) Degree
3 10 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.58%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.95%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.63%) ISEB
7 3 (1.97%) IBM Certification
7 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.97%) CCNP
7 3 (1.97%) CCNA
8 2 (1.32%) CCDA
8 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) MCTS
8 2 (1.32%) MCITP
8 2 (1.32%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.32%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.32%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) SLA
1 2 (1.32%) COBIT
2 1 (0.66%) COSO
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (1.97%) PowerHA
2 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) Shibboleth
3 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.32%) Snort
3 2 (1.32%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.66%) vSphere
4 1 (0.66%) Samba
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.97%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.66%) WSUS
5 1 (0.66%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (15.79%) IBM
2 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 19 (12.50%) Apple
4 18 (11.84%) Oracle
5 10 (6.58%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.58%) Software AG
6 9 (5.92%) HP
7 8 (5.26%) Clearswift
8 6 (3.95%) Adobe
8 6 (3.95%) AppDynamics
9 5 (3.29%) Ektron
10 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.63%) Remedy
10 4 (2.63%) webMethods
10 4 (2.63%) VMware
10 4 (2.63%) Cisco
10 4 (2.63%) Dell
10 4 (2.63%) Sybase
10 4 (2.63%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.97%) F5
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