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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 104 162 152
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -10
Contract jobs citing HTTP 183 96 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.00% 1.03% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.65% 5.21% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 43
Median daily rate £395 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +260.00%
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
1897 1843 1638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.71% 19.80% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 894 710
Median daily rate £375 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 105 99
Median hourly rate £35.50 £34.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +72.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +25 74 £438 -7.89%
Berkshire +7 50 £375 -5.66% 15
Hampshire +13 29 £400 - 5
Buckinghamshire +15 11 £360 -2.37% 6
Surrey -6 9 £403 +23.84% 13
Middlesex +1 5 £405 -
Kent - 3 £238 - 2
Oxfordshire +9 1 - - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 156 (48.30%) HTML
2 150 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (46.13%) REST
3 149 (46.13%) Java
4 141 (43.65%) CSS
5 131 (40.56%) Linux
6 123 (38.08%) Continuous Integration
7 120 (37.15%) Git (software)
8 118 (36.53%) Scrum
9 111 (34.37%) Python
10 110 (34.06%) HTML5
11 103 (31.89%) Open Source
12 98 (30.34%) Subversion
13 97 (30.03%) Spring
14 93 (28.79%) JUnit
15 90 (27.86%) Ruby
16 89 (27.55%) JSON
17 87 (26.93%) Ajax
17 87 (26.93%) Scala
18 86 (26.63%) Jenkins
19 85 (26.32%) Automated Testing
20 83 (25.70%) Responsive Web Design
21 82 (25.39%) CSS3
21 82 (25.39%) Web Design
22 79 (24.46%) C#
23 75 (23.22%) Play Framework
24 74 (22.91%) Guice
24 74 (22.91%) Google
24 74 (22.91%) Django
25 73 (22.60%) Ruby on Rails

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (15.79%) Confluence
2 37 (11.46%) Node.js
3 35 (10.84%) Tomcat
4 32 (9.91%) Apache
5 23 (7.12%) JBoss
6 18 (5.57%) IIS
7 17 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 16 (4.95%) nginx
8 16 (4.95%) WebLogic
9 15 (4.64%) OpenStack
10 12 (3.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (1.55%) Drupal
12 5 (1.55%) Joomla!
12 5 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (1.55%) WordPress
13 4 (1.24%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 24 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.48%) MS Office
3 4 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.93%) Boomi
4 2 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.31%) Force.com
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (22.29%) DNS
2 70 (21.67%) TCP/IP
3 62 (19.20%) SSL
4 40 (12.38%) DHCP
5 33 (10.22%) SMTP
6 32 (9.91%) FTP
6 32 (9.91%) VPN
7 31 (9.60%) HTTPS
8 30 (9.29%) Firewall
9 28 (8.67%) DVB
9 28 (8.67%) LDAP
10 19 (5.88%) BGP
10 19 (5.88%) Internet
10 19 (5.88%) IPsec
10 19 (5.88%) IPv6
10 19 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
11 18 (5.57%) SSH
12 12 (3.72%) Wireshark
13 11 (3.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 11 (3.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.27%) Relational Database
2 30 (9.29%) NoSQL
3 19 (5.88%) MySQL
4 17 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.33%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.79%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.48%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.17%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.24%) DB2
9 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.31%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.31%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 120 (37.15%) Git (software)
2 98 (30.34%) Subversion
3 93 (28.79%) JUnit
4 86 (26.63%) Jenkins
5 62 (19.20%) JIRA
6 43 (13.31%) Selenium
7 13 (4.02%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.41%) Visual Studio
9 10 (3.10%) Gradle
10 9 (2.79%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (2.17%) Checkstyle
12 7 (2.17%) FindBugs
13 6 (1.86%) Artifactory
13 6 (1.86%) Introscope
14 5 (1.55%) Fiddler
15 4 (1.24%) CruiseControl
15 4 (1.24%) Hudson
16 3 (0.93%) SoapUI
16 3 (0.93%) XMLSpy
General
1 24 (7.43%) Marketing
2 14 (4.33%) Finance
3 9 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.24%) German Language
5 3 (0.93%) Banking
5 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.62%) Back Office
6 2 (0.62%) Billing
6 2 (0.62%) Electronics
6 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.62%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (46.75%) Developer
2 66 (20.43%) Java Developer
3 61 (18.89%) Scala Developer
4 45 (13.93%) Support Engineer
5 35 (10.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 33 (10.22%) Java Scala Developer
7 25 (7.74%) Senior Developer
8 18 (5.57%) Administrator
8 18 (5.57%) Network Engineer
9 17 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (4.95%) Embedded Engineer
11 15 (4.64%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (4.02%) C# Developer
12 13 (4.02%) Software Developer
12 13 (4.02%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.72%) AWS Engineer
13 12 (3.72%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 12 (3.72%) VMware Engineer
13 12 (3.72%) VMware Support Engineer
14 11 (3.41%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (48.30%) HTML
2 149 (46.13%) REST
3 141 (43.65%) CSS
4 110 (34.06%) HTML5
5 97 (30.03%) Spring
6 89 (27.55%) JSON
7 87 (26.93%) Ajax
8 82 (25.39%) CSS3
9 75 (23.22%) Play Framework
10 74 (22.91%) Django
10 74 (22.91%) Guice
11 73 (22.60%) Ruby on Rails
12 54 (16.72%) XML
13 51 (15.79%) RESTful
14 41 (12.69%) Spring MVC
15 37 (11.46%) Web Services
16 35 (10.84%) Hibernate
17 33 (10.22%) SOAP
18 32 (9.91%) .NET
19 23 (7.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.46%) User Experience
2 30 (9.29%) Computer Science
3 28 (8.67%) MPEG
4 27 (8.36%) DTV
4 27 (8.36%) STB
5 19 (5.88%) Public Cloud
6 12 (3.72%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.72%) PKI
7 9 (2.79%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.79%) DataPower
8 8 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.48%) Clustering
9 7 (2.17%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.55%) Animation
10 5 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.55%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.93%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.93%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.62%) Cryptocurrency
Operating Systems
1 131 (40.56%) Linux
2 71 (21.98%) Windows
3 29 (8.98%) Unix
4 25 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.19%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.72%) Mac OS X
6 12 (3.72%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.79%) Solaris
8 8 (2.48%) AIX
8 8 (2.48%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.48%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.55%) CentOS
10 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.62%) Android
12 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (38.08%) Continuous Integration
3 118 (36.53%) Scrum
4 103 (31.89%) Open Source
5 85 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 83 (25.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 82 (25.39%) Web Design
8 67 (20.74%) Configuration Management
9 59 (18.27%) Mentoring
10 56 (17.34%) OWASP
11 52 (16.10%) MVC
12 49 (15.17%) Web Development
13 41 (12.69%) SOA
14 38 (11.76%) TDD
15 37 (11.46%) Software Architecture
16 34 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
17 33 (10.22%) Front End Development
18 31 (9.60%) High Availability
19 27 (8.36%) User Stories
20 25 (7.74%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (46.13%) Java
2 111 (34.37%) Python
3 90 (27.86%) Ruby
4 87 (26.93%) Scala
5 79 (24.46%) C#
6 63 (19.50%) SQL
7 58 (17.96%) JavaScript
8 56 (17.34%) C++
9 47 (14.55%) C
10 19 (5.88%) Perl
10 19 (5.88%) PHP
10 19 (5.88%) VB
11 12 (3.72%) VBScript
12 11 (3.41%) VB.NET
13 10 (3.10%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.79%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.79%) T-SQL
15 8 (2.48%) Tcl
16 7 (2.17%) Embedded C
16 7 (2.17%) Jython
Qualifications
1 40 (12.38%) Degree
2 15 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.72%) MCSA
4 12 (3.72%) MCSD
4 12 (3.72%) MCSE
5 10 (3.10%) CISSP
6 5 (1.55%) CCNP
6 5 (1.55%) CCSA
6 5 (1.55%) CCSE
6 5 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.55%) GCIA
6 5 (1.55%) GCIH
7 3 (0.93%) MCITP
7 3 (0.93%) MCTS
8 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.62%) SANS
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.86%) QA
2 5 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.24%) COBIT
3 4 (1.24%) COSO
3 4 (1.24%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.02%) qmail
3 13 (4.02%) Squid
4 7 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.55%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.24%) XenApp
7 1 (0.31%) Docker
7 1 (0.31%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (6.81%) Nagios
2 21 (6.50%) Puppet
3 14 (4.33%) Ganglia
3 14 (4.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 13 (4.02%) Cacti
4 13 (4.02%) collectd
4 13 (4.02%) Graphite
4 13 (4.02%) logstash
4 13 (4.02%) ZABBIX
5 6 (1.86%) CA Wily
5 6 (1.86%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.86%) RSA Security Analytics
6 5 (1.55%) Ansible
7 3 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 74 (22.91%) Google
2 37 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.98%) Oracle
4 24 (7.43%) VMware
5 20 (6.19%) Red Hat
6 17 (5.26%) IBM
7 14 (4.33%) Cisco
8 13 (4.02%) Splunk
9 12 (3.72%) F5
10 6 (1.86%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.55%) Adobe
11 5 (1.55%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.55%) CA
11 5 (1.55%) HP
12 4 (1.24%) Citrix
12 4 (1.24%) Intel Security
12 4 (1.24%) NetApp
13 3 (0.93%) Dell
13 3 (0.93%) Juniper
13 3 (0.93%) NetScout
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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