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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 127 175 170
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 127 88 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 0.92% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.22% 4.42% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 46 32
Average daily rate £355 £370 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £278 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £463 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £41.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.04% -8.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -8.88%
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
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 43 £370 +13.40% 13
Berkshire -6 31 £350 -11.94% 33
Buckinghamshire +33 22 £355 -21.11% 7
West Sussex - 15 £450 - 4
Surrey -7 14 £363 +11.53% 11
Oxfordshire - 3 £297 - 8
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (39.93%) Linux
2 75 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (27.24%) Java
4 70 (26.12%) HTML
5 68 (25.37%) TCP/IP
6 66 (24.63%) REST
7 65 (24.25%) Windows
8 64 (23.88%) SSL
9 60 (22.39%) XML
10 55 (20.52%) JavaScript
11 53 (19.78%) SOAP
12 50 (18.66%) CSS
13 49 (18.28%) SQL
13 49 (18.28%) LDAP
13 49 (18.28%) Configuration Management
14 48 (17.91%) Scrum
15 47 (17.54%) DNS
15 47 (17.54%) WebSphere
16 45 (16.79%) IBM
17 44 (16.42%) Python
17 44 (16.42%) Git (software)
18 43 (16.04%) Web Services
19 42 (15.67%) FTP
20 39 (14.55%) High Availability
21 37 (13.81%) Clustering
22 36 (13.43%) Subversion
22 36 (13.43%) SMTP
22 36 (13.43%) HTTPS
22 36 (13.43%) Unix
23 33 (12.31%) C++

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 47 (17.54%) WebSphere
2 32 (11.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 30 (11.19%) Apache
4 23 (8.58%) Tomcat
5 20 (7.46%) JBoss
6 18 (6.72%) Node.js
6 18 (6.72%) WebLogic
7 16 (5.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 14 (5.22%) nginx
9 13 (4.85%) OpenStack
10 11 (4.10%) IBM HTTP Server
11 9 (3.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (1.87%) IIS
13 4 (1.49%) SharePoint
14 3 (1.12%) Confluence
15 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.75%) Liferay
15 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.24%) MS Office
4 5 (1.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.49%) Heroku
2 4 (1.49%) PaaS
2 4 (1.49%) SaaS
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.75%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.37%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (25.37%) TCP/IP
2 64 (23.88%) SSL
3 49 (18.28%) LDAP
4 47 (17.54%) DNS
5 42 (15.67%) FTP
6 36 (13.43%) HTTPS
6 36 (13.43%) SMTP
7 30 (11.19%) Firewall
8 27 (10.07%) SSH
9 19 (7.09%) VPN
10 17 (6.34%) DHCP
11 16 (5.97%) DVB
12 12 (4.48%) LAN
13 11 (4.10%) Kerberos
14 10 (3.73%) DMZ
14 10 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (3.36%) Internet
15 9 (3.36%) Network Security
15 9 (3.36%) Reverse Proxy
16 8 (2.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.19%) Relational Database
2 18 (6.72%) NoSQL
3 16 (5.97%) MySQL
4 14 (5.22%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.36%) DB2
6 8 (2.99%) Big Data
6 8 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.61%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.61%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.87%) SQLite
9 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.37%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 44 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 36 (13.43%) Subversion
3 18 (6.72%) Introscope
4 8 (2.99%) JUnit
5 7 (2.61%) JIRA
6 6 (2.24%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.24%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.87%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.87%) Selenium
7 5 (1.87%) WiX
8 4 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.49%) Gradle
8 4 (1.49%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.49%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.49%) Rational Performance Tester
9 3 (1.12%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.12%) Checkstyle
9 3 (1.12%) JProfiler
9 3 (1.12%) Toad
General
1 30 (11.19%) Finance
2 16 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.36%) Banking
4 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (34.70%) Developer
2 37 (13.81%) Administrator
3 24 (8.96%) Senior Developer
4 22 (8.21%) Analyst
4 22 (8.21%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.46%) Consultant
6 19 (7.09%) Scala Developer
7 18 (6.72%) Support Engineer
8 16 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (5.60%) Digital Developer
9 15 (5.60%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (5.22%) Network Engineer
10 14 (5.22%) WebSphere Administrator
11 13 (4.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 12 (4.48%) Architect
12 12 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (4.48%) J2EE Developer
12 12 (4.48%) Software Engineer
12 12 (4.48%) VMware Engineer
12 12 (4.48%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (26.12%) HTML
2 66 (24.63%) REST
3 60 (22.39%) XML
4 53 (19.78%) SOAP
5 50 (18.66%) CSS
6 43 (16.04%) Web Services
7 32 (11.94%) J2EE
8 30 (11.19%) JMS
8 30 (11.19%) Middleware
9 29 (10.82%) JDBC
10 28 (10.45%) WebSphere MQ
11 26 (9.70%) HTML5
11 26 (9.70%) IBM Integration Bus
12 23 (8.58%) Hibernate
13 21 (7.84%) Spring
14 15 (5.60%) LAMP
15 13 (4.85%) JNDI
15 13 (4.85%) LEMP Stack
15 13 (4.85%) MCollective
16 12 (4.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.81%) Clustering
2 27 (10.07%) DataPower
3 20 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 18 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.97%) DTV
5 16 (5.97%) MPEG
5 16 (5.97%) STB
5 16 (5.97%) User Experience
5 16 (5.97%) Visualisation
6 15 (5.60%) Client/Server
7 12 (4.48%) Computer Science
8 11 (4.10%) PKI
9 10 (3.73%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.99%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.61%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.87%) Animation
12 5 (1.87%) Blockchain
12 5 (1.87%) Cryptocurrency
13 4 (1.49%) Smart Meter
14 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 107 (39.93%) Linux
2 65 (24.25%) Windows
3 36 (13.43%) Unix
4 29 (10.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (6.72%) Solaris
6 15 (5.60%) AIX
7 11 (4.10%) Mac OS X
7 11 (4.10%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.24%) Android
9 6 (2.24%) CentOS
9 6 (2.24%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (18.28%) Configuration Management
3 48 (17.91%) Scrum
4 39 (14.55%) High Availability
5 32 (11.94%) TDD
6 31 (11.57%) SOA
7 28 (10.45%) Software Architecture
8 26 (9.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (9.70%) Web Design
9 25 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.46%) Open Source
10 20 (7.46%) Web Development
11 17 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (6.34%) Load Balancing
11 17 (6.34%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.34%) Network Design
12 16 (5.97%) OO
12 16 (5.97%) Project Management
12 16 (5.97%) User Stories
13 13 (4.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.24%) Java
2 55 (20.52%) JavaScript
3 49 (18.28%) SQL
4 44 (16.42%) Python
5 33 (12.31%) C++
6 24 (8.96%) Bash Shell
7 22 (8.21%) C
8 20 (7.46%) Scala
9 19 (7.09%) Perl
10 18 (6.72%) Korn
11 14 (5.22%) Jython
11 14 (5.22%) PHP
12 13 (4.85%) C#
13 12 (4.48%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.99%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.24%) Tcl
16 5 (1.87%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.87%) Ruby
16 5 (1.87%) VB
17 4 (1.49%) AWK
Qualifications
1 20 (7.46%) Degree
2 7 (2.61%) CISSP
2 7 (2.61%) GCIA
2 7 (2.61%) GCIH
3 6 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.87%) IBM Certification
4 5 (1.87%) LPIC
4 5 (1.87%) RHCT
4 5 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.49%) ISEB
6 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.75%) CCSE
7 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.75%) MBA
8 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.37%) MCP
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.24%) PCI DSS
1 6 (2.24%) QA
1 6 (2.24%) SLA
2 5 (1.87%) COBIT
2 5 (1.87%) COSO
2 5 (1.87%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.37%) CDISC
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (8.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.85%) qmail
2 13 (4.85%) Squid
3 9 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.49%) XenApp
5 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.37%) KVM
6 1 (0.37%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.37%) Snort
6 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (7.46%) Nagios
1 20 (7.46%) Puppet
2 17 (6.34%) CA Wily
3 14 (5.22%) Cacti
3 14 (5.22%) Ganglia
4 13 (4.85%) collectd
4 13 (4.85%) Graphite
4 13 (4.85%) logstash
4 13 (4.85%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.61%) RSA Security Analytics
6 6 (2.24%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.87%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (1.49%) SCCM
9 3 (1.12%) nmon
10 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.75%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.75%) SCOM
10 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (16.79%) IBM
2 28 (10.45%) Red Hat
3 23 (8.58%) VMware
4 21 (7.84%) Oracle
5 16 (5.97%) CA
5 16 (5.97%) Microsoft
6 15 (5.60%) Cisco
7 13 (4.85%) Splunk
8 10 (3.73%) Adobe
9 8 (2.99%) Google
10 6 (2.24%) Citrix
10 6 (2.24%) F5
11 5 (1.87%) Intel Security
11 5 (1.87%) NetApp
12 4 (1.49%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.49%) HP
12 4 (1.49%) Juniper
12 4 (1.49%) Remedy
13 2 (0.75%) Dell
13 2 (0.75%) EMC
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