The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 123 122 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 20 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.96% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 7.17% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 13
Median daily rate £363 £360 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £61.25
% change year-on-year
-57.14% -42.85%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
484 446 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.68% 13.32% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 244 295
Median daily rate £350 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 28
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +88.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £48.50 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the South West region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the South West region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Wiltshire +7 10 £315 +5.00% 3
Devon +11 2 £432 +15.20% 1
Bristol -14 2 £319 -31.08% 8
Dorset - 2 £396 - 4
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 West region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 24 (55.81%) HTML
2 19 (44.19%) Java
3 16 (37.21%) SQL
4 15 (34.88%) RESTful
5 14 (32.56%) .NET
5 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
6 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
6 13 (30.23%) Linux
6 13 (30.23%) JSON
7 12 (27.91%) Unix
7 12 (27.91%) VB.NET
7 12 (27.91%) Python
7 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.58%) SSL
8 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
8 11 (25.58%) IIS
9 10 (23.26%) MS Office
9 10 (23.26%) CSS
9 10 (23.26%) Web Services
9 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
10 9 (20.93%) HTTPS
10 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
10 9 (20.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (20.93%) Finance
10 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (18.60%) FTP
11 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
12 7 (16.28%) NetApp
12 7 (16.28%) Nagios
12 7 (16.28%) VPN

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (25.58%) IIS
2 7 (16.28%) MQSeries
3 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.98%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) GitHub
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SSL
2 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.93%) HTTPS
4 8 (18.60%) FTP
5 7 (16.28%) Firewall
5 7 (16.28%) IPsec
5 7 (16.28%) LDAP
5 7 (16.28%) NAS
5 7 (16.28%) Network Security
5 7 (16.28%) VPN
6 6 (13.95%) tcpdump
6 6 (13.95%) Wireshark
7 4 (9.30%) MQTT
8 2 (4.65%) Internet
9 1 (2.33%) ADSL
9 1 (2.33%) Broadband
9 1 (2.33%) DHCP
9 1 (2.33%) DNS
9 1 (2.33%) SMTP
9 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
1 9 (20.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) JUnit
2 5 (11.63%) Subversion
3 4 (9.30%) Capybara
3 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.30%) git-flow
3 4 (9.30%) RSpec
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) NWDS
4 1 (2.33%) XMLUnit
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Developer
5 9 (20.93%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (20.93%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Consultant
7 5 (11.63%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (11.63%) SAP PI Consultant
8 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (6.98%) iOS Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Administrator
10 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Ruby Developer
11 1 (2.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) HTML
2 15 (34.88%) RESTful
3 14 (32.56%) .NET
4 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
4 13 (30.23%) JSON
5 10 (23.26%) CSS
5 10 (23.26%) Web Services
6 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (16.28%) J2EE
8 5 (11.63%) SAP PI
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (9.30%) Dropwizard
9 4 (9.30%) jQuery
9 4 (9.30%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (9.30%) Sass
10 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (4.65%) Middleware
11 2 (4.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) iPad
2 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) iPhone
5 1 (2.33%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Unix
3 5 (11.63%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
1 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
2 6 (13.95%) Open Source
3 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
3 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.63%) MVC
3 5 (11.63%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
3 5 (11.63%) Web Design
3 5 (11.63%) Web Development
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
4 4 (9.30%) DevOps
4 4 (9.30%) ETL
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Coaching
5 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) VB.NET
4 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.28%) Perl
6 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
7 5 (11.63%) C#
7 5 (11.63%) Ruby
7 5 (11.63%) Scala
8 3 (6.98%) VB
9 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.33%) C
10 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) HND
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Samba
1 7 (16.28%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Nagios
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Icinga
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
3 7 (16.28%) F5
3 7 (16.28%) NetApp
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.95%) SAP
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Apple
Bristol, Avon
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