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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 185 153 151
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 71 82 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.95% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 5.41% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 59 55
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £286 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £458 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £389 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £77.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -51.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
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
1887 1515 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.63% 17.52% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 697 634
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 99 164
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
Hampshire +6 32 £405 +20.44% 9
Berkshire -17 25 £308 -27.64% 17
Surrey 0 6 £350 -6.66% 29
West Sussex - 4 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 - 5
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - - 4
East Sussex - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 7
Middlesex - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 61 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.59%) HTML
3 47 (27.65%) JavaScript
4 45 (26.47%) Java
4 45 (26.47%) RESTful
5 42 (24.71%) Web Services
6 40 (23.53%) XML
7 39 (22.94%) SOAP
8 38 (22.35%) Oracle
9 37 (21.76%) CSS
10 36 (21.18%) Security Cleared
11 35 (20.59%) UNIX
11 35 (20.59%) Windows
11 35 (20.59%) Scrum
11 35 (20.59%) Internet
12 34 (20.00%) .NET
12 34 (20.00%) FTP
13 33 (19.41%) Subversion
14 32 (18.82%) SQL
15 31 (18.24%) TCP/IP
16 30 (17.65%) Linux
17 29 (17.06%) HTTPS
18 28 (16.47%) Firewall
18 28 (16.47%) TDD
19 27 (15.88%) Objective-C
19 27 (15.88%) DNS
19 27 (15.88%) Apache
19 27 (15.88%) Git (software)
19 27 (15.88%) Apple iOS
19 27 (15.88%) iOS Development

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (15.88%) Apache
2 26 (15.29%) IIS
3 20 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 18 (10.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (7.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (5.29%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.12%) WebSphere Process Server
8 6 (3.53%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (3.53%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.35%) Liferay
10 1 (0.59%) JBoss
10 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.59%) CMS
10 1 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.76%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.59%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.18%) Force.com
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.59%) Internet
2 34 (20.00%) FTP
3 31 (18.24%) TCP/IP
4 29 (17.06%) HTTPS
5 28 (16.47%) Firewall
6 27 (15.88%) DNS
7 26 (15.29%) SSL
8 18 (10.59%) SMTP
9 11 (6.47%) LDAP
10 10 (5.88%) X.400
10 10 (5.88%) X.500
11 9 (5.29%) SSH
12 7 (4.12%) Wireshark
12 7 (4.12%) Network Security
12 7 (4.12%) GSM
13 6 (3.53%) UMTS
13 6 (3.53%) WAN
13 6 (3.53%) SAN
13 6 (3.53%) Intranet
13 6 (3.53%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.24%) MySQL
2 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.59%) Ingres
8 1 (0.59%) DB2
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (19.41%) Subversion
2 27 (15.88%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.06%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (7.06%) LoadRunner
4 11 (6.47%) Introscope
5 7 (4.12%) JUnit
5 7 (4.12%) Selenium
6 6 (3.53%) Maven
7 5 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.35%) Ant
8 4 (2.35%) JBehave
8 4 (2.35%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.76%) Fiddler
9 3 (1.76%) Hudson
9 3 (1.76%) Gradle
9 3 (1.76%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.76%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.76%) JIRA
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (10.59%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.65%) Military
3 9 (5.29%) Finance
4 4 (2.35%) Retail
4 4 (2.35%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Billing
5 2 (1.18%) Legal
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.18%) Back Office
5 2 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (41.18%) Developer
2 21 (12.35%) iOS Developer
3 18 (10.59%) Mobile Developer
4 17 (10.00%) Analyst
5 15 (8.82%) Administrator
6 13 (7.65%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.88%) Architect
7 10 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.29%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.71%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) Tester
10 7 (4.12%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.53%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.94%) Consultant
12 5 (2.94%) Performance Tester
12 5 (2.94%) WebSphere Administrator
13 4 (2.35%) Test Engineer
13 4 (2.35%) Performance Test Analyst
13 4 (2.35%) Performance Analyst
13 4 (2.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (30.59%) HTML
2 45 (26.47%) RESTful
3 42 (24.71%) Web Services
4 40 (23.53%) XML
5 39 (22.94%) SOAP
6 37 (21.76%) CSS
7 34 (20.00%) .NET
8 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET
9 21 (12.35%) Cocoa
9 21 (12.35%) Cocoa Touch
10 17 (10.00%) JMS
11 16 (9.41%) REST
12 13 (7.65%) CSS3
12 13 (7.65%) HTML5
13 12 (7.06%) JSP
13 12 (7.06%) DOM
14 11 (6.47%) Middleware
14 11 (6.47%) Backbone.js
14 11 (6.47%) AngularJS
15 10 (5.88%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.71%) iPhone
1 25 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 22 (12.94%) Client/Server
3 21 (12.35%) iPad
4 18 (10.59%) User Experience
5 17 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 16 (9.41%) Data Structures
7 12 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.53%) Smart Meter
8 6 (3.53%) Open Source
9 5 (2.94%) Clustering
10 4 (2.35%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.76%) Web 2.0
11 3 (1.76%) DTV
12 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.18%) Video on Demand
12 2 (1.18%) Streaming Media
12 2 (1.18%) IPTV
12 2 (1.18%) MPEG
13 1 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.59%) UNIX
1 35 (20.59%) Windows
2 30 (17.65%) Linux
3 27 (15.88%) Apple iOS
4 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.47%) Solaris
7 10 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 10 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.18%) HPUX
10 2 (1.18%) SUSE
11 1 (0.59%) Debian
11 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.59%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.59%) OS/400
11 1 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.59%) Scrum
3 28 (16.47%) TDD
4 27 (15.88%) iOS Development
5 25 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (12.94%) OO
7 20 (11.76%) Kanban
8 16 (9.41%) Software Testing
8 16 (9.41%) ITIL
8 16 (9.41%) SOA
9 15 (8.82%) User Stories
10 14 (8.24%) UML
10 14 (8.24%) Web Development
11 13 (7.65%) Performance Testing
12 11 (6.47%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (5.88%) Network Architecture
13 10 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
13 10 (5.88%) Migration
14 9 (5.29%) Change Control
15 8 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.65%) JavaScript
2 45 (26.47%) Java
3 32 (18.82%) SQL
4 27 (15.88%) Objective-C
5 13 (7.65%) PowerShell
6 12 (7.06%) Python
6 12 (7.06%) PHP
7 11 (6.47%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.29%) Perl
8 9 (5.29%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.71%) C++
9 8 (4.71%) VBScript
10 6 (3.53%) C
11 5 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.94%) Korn
11 5 (2.94%) Jython
12 4 (2.35%) Ruby
12 4 (2.35%) C#
12 4 (2.35%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.00%) Degree
3 15 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 14 (8.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (7.06%) ISTQB
6 7 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.53%) ISEB
8 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.76%) CCNP
9 3 (1.76%) CCNA
9 3 (1.76%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.18%) MCPD
10 2 (1.18%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.18%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.18%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.18%) MCTS
10 2 (1.18%) MCITP
10 2 (1.18%) CCDA
10 2 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.18%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.18%) Snort
2 2 (1.18%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (5.29%) CA Wily
4 7 (4.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.18%) Nagios
5 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.18%) nmon
6 1 (0.59%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (22.35%) Oracle
2 22 (12.94%) Apple
3 20 (11.76%) IBM
4 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (10.00%) HP
5 11 (6.47%) Cisco
6 9 (5.29%) Software AG
7 8 (4.71%) Clearswift
8 6 (3.53%) Juniper
8 6 (3.53%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.35%) SAP
9 4 (2.35%) FatWire
10 3 (1.76%) F5
10 3 (1.76%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.76%) webMethods
10 3 (1.76%) Dell
11 2 (1.18%) Citrix
11 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.18%) Motorola
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