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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 163 137 135
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 94 105 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 1.14% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.21% 6.33% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 57
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£398 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £12.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+230.00% -44.05%
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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
1803 1658 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.29% 18.06% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 714 625
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 102 165
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £26.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +13 38 £398 +59.00% 29
Hampshire -15 17 £400 +14.28% 7
West Sussex - 13 £475 - 3
Buckinghamshire +4 12 £370 - 5
Surrey +8 8 £325 -10.34% 17
Oxfordshire -16 2 £450 +40.62% 3
East Sussex -17 1 - - 5
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 61 (31.77%) Linux
2 60 (31.25%) HTML
3 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (28.65%) TCP/IP
5 54 (28.13%) Windows
6 53 (27.60%) XML
7 52 (27.08%) JavaScript
8 48 (25.00%) Java
9 43 (22.40%) CSS
10 42 (21.88%) SOAP
11 41 (21.35%) DNS
12 37 (19.27%) Web Services
13 36 (18.75%) UNIX
14 35 (18.23%) SSL
15 33 (17.19%) SMTP
15 33 (17.19%) Firewall
16 31 (16.15%) RESTful
17 30 (15.63%) IBM
18 29 (15.10%) Microsoft
19 28 (14.58%) VPN
19 28 (14.58%) Cisco
20 27 (14.06%) MS Visio
20 27 (14.06%) LAN
20 27 (14.06%) OO
21 26 (13.54%) WAN
21 26 (13.54%) Scrum
21 26 (13.54%) Web Development
22 25 (13.02%) JMS
23 24 (12.50%) CheckPoint
23 24 (12.50%) WebSphere

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 24 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 22 (11.46%) Apache
3 21 (10.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (3.13%) IIS
7 5 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.60%) CMS
8 4 (2.08%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.56%) JBoss
10 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.52%) nginx
11 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 27 (14.06%) MS Visio
2 14 (7.29%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.73%) MS Office
4 7 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) PaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (28.65%) TCP/IP
2 41 (21.35%) DNS
3 35 (18.23%) SSL
4 33 (17.19%) SMTP
4 33 (17.19%) Firewall
5 28 (14.58%) VPN
6 27 (14.06%) LAN
7 26 (13.54%) WAN
8 22 (11.46%) MPLS
9 20 (10.42%) Internet
10 19 (9.90%) HTTPS
11 17 (8.85%) FTP
12 10 (5.21%) SSH
12 10 (5.21%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (3.13%) Wireshark
13 6 (3.13%) Skype
14 4 (2.08%) Network Security
15 3 (1.56%) 4G
15 3 (1.56%) tcpdump
15 3 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.33%) DB2
2 14 (7.29%) Big Data
3 13 (6.77%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.73%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.73%) MySQL
5 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.52%) Redis
7 1 (0.52%) HBase
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.52%) SQLite
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.90%) Subversion
3 14 (7.29%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.73%) Introscope
5 10 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.65%) JUnit
7 6 (3.13%) Maven
8 5 (2.60%) Ant
9 4 (2.08%) JIRA
9 4 (2.08%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.56%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.56%) JMeter
11 2 (1.04%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.04%) XMLSpy
11 2 (1.04%) Selenium
11 2 (1.04%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.52%) GCC
12 1 (0.52%) Valgrind
12 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (10.94%) Finance
2 15 (7.81%) Back Office
3 13 (6.77%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.13%) Retail
5 4 (2.08%) Front Office
5 4 (2.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.04%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (39.06%) Developer
2 21 (10.94%) Analyst
3 17 (8.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (6.77%) Architect
5 12 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (5.73%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.21%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.21%) iOS Developer
8 9 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (4.17%) Tester
9 8 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.65%) Author
10 7 (3.65%) Technical Author
10 7 (3.65%) Administrator
10 7 (3.65%) Consultant
11 6 (3.13%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.13%) Technical Manager
11 6 (3.13%) Network Architect
11 6 (3.13%) WebSphere Engineer
11 6 (3.13%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (31.25%) HTML
2 53 (27.60%) XML
3 43 (22.40%) CSS
4 42 (21.88%) SOAP
5 37 (19.27%) Web Services
6 31 (16.15%) RESTful
7 25 (13.02%) JMS
8 19 (9.90%) .NET
9 18 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
10 17 (8.85%) REST
10 17 (8.85%) Middleware
11 16 (8.33%) J2EE
11 16 (8.33%) Dojo
12 15 (7.81%) WSDL
13 14 (7.29%) JSON
14 13 (6.77%) CSS3
14 13 (6.77%) AngularJS
14 13 (6.77%) HTML5
15 12 (6.25%) JDBC
15 12 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 18 (9.38%) User Experience
3 13 (6.77%) PKI
3 13 (6.77%) DataPower
4 12 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 12 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.21%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.69%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.17%) iPhone
7 8 (4.17%) iPad
7 8 (4.17%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.13%) Clustering
8 6 (3.13%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.60%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.56%) TRADACOMS
10 3 (1.56%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.56%) CESG
11 2 (1.04%) AS400
11 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 61 (31.77%) Linux
2 54 (28.13%) Windows
3 36 (18.75%) UNIX
4 23 (11.98%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.21%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.69%) Mac OS X
7 8 (4.17%) Solaris
8 7 (3.65%) AIX
9 6 (3.13%) CentOS
9 6 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.60%) Android
11 3 (1.56%) FreeBSD
11 3 (1.56%) Debian
12 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.04%) OS/400
12 2 (1.04%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.52%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.06%) OO
3 26 (13.54%) Scrum
3 26 (13.54%) Web Development
4 21 (10.94%) Configuration Management
4 21 (10.94%) TDD
5 18 (9.38%) Project Management
6 17 (8.85%) User Stories
6 17 (8.85%) High Availability
7 15 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (6.77%) Low Latency
9 13 (6.77%) UML
10 12 (6.25%) Web Design
11 11 (5.73%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (5.73%) Open Source
12 10 (5.21%) iOS Development
12 10 (5.21%) Garbage Collection
13 9 (4.69%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.08%) JavaScript
2 48 (25.00%) Java
3 22 (11.46%) Python
3 22 (11.46%) SQL
4 20 (10.42%) C#
5 17 (8.85%) Scala
6 13 (6.77%) Jython
7 12 (6.25%) Perl
8 11 (5.73%) PHP
9 10 (5.21%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.21%) Objective-C
9 10 (5.21%) C
10 9 (4.69%) C++
11 6 (3.13%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.60%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.60%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.08%) ActionScript
13 4 (2.08%) Korn
13 4 (2.08%) Groovy
13 4 (2.08%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 8 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.65%) Degree
3 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.13%) CCNA
3 6 (3.13%) CISSP
3 6 (3.13%) MCITP
3 6 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.08%) GCIA
5 4 (2.08%) GCIH
5 4 (2.08%) RHCE
5 4 (2.08%) ISEB
5 4 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.56%) CCSE
6 3 (1.56%) IBM Certification
7 2 (1.04%) CCSA
7 2 (1.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) PCI DSS
1 5 (2.60%) COBIT
2 4 (2.08%) COSO
3 3 (1.56%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.08%) Snort
3 4 (2.08%) SpamAssassin
3 4 (2.08%) Postfix
4 3 (1.56%) qmail
5 2 (1.04%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.04%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.60%) CA Wily
3 4 (2.08%) SELinux
4 3 (1.56%) Puppet
4 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.04%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.52%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (15.63%) IBM
2 29 (15.10%) Microsoft
3 28 (14.58%) Cisco
4 24 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 19 (9.90%) Oracle
6 11 (5.73%) VMware
7 10 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (5.21%) Apple
8 7 (3.65%) HP
9 6 (3.13%) Adobe
9 6 (3.13%) AppDynamics
10 5 (2.60%) Ektron
11 4 (2.08%) McAfee
12 3 (1.56%) WSO2
12 3 (1.56%) Sourcefire
13 2 (1.04%) NetIQ
13 2 (1.04%) webMethods
13 2 (1.04%) Software AG
13 2 (1.04%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.04%) F5
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