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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 114 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing HTTP 29 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 0.48% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.75% 3.17% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £28.75 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+65.21% -3.50%
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
374 442 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.01% 15.30% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 233 196
Average daily rate £360 £375 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.39 £9.50 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Bristol +19 22 £450 +44.00% 8
Wiltshire +9 4 £300 - 9
Gloucestershire -19 1 - - 5
Somerset - - - - 2
Devon - - - - 2
Dorset - - - - 1
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (50.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
4 17 (34.00%) Relational Database
4 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
4 17 (34.00%) Subversion
4 17 (34.00%) Ruby
5 16 (32.00%) Web Design
5 16 (32.00%) Visualisation
6 13 (26.00%) Web Services
7 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (22.00%) Linux
9 10 (20.00%) SSL
9 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (16.00%) RESTful
10 8 (16.00%) Content Management
10 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (16.00%) Oracle
10 8 (16.00%) J2EE
11 7 (14.00%) HTML
11 7 (14.00%) XML
11 7 (14.00%) CSS
11 7 (14.00%) JSON
11 7 (14.00%) Node.js
11 7 (14.00%) REST
12 6 (12.00%) Puppet
12 6 (12.00%) Express
12 6 (12.00%) Android
12 6 (12.00%) GWT

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (14.00%) Node.js
2 6 (12.00%) CMS
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.00%) nginx
4 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) SSL
2 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.00%) Firewall
4 4 (8.00%) Internet
4 4 (8.00%) DNS
4 4 (8.00%) IPv4
5 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.00%) OSPF
5 2 (4.00%) BGP
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.00%) Multicast
6 1 (2.00%) SS7
6 1 (2.00%) 3G
6 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.00%) SSH
6 1 (2.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) LTE
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SSDT
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Subversion
1 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.00%) GitLab
5 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Ruby Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (6.00%) Programmer
8 3 (6.00%) Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 3 (6.00%) Java Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Java Programmer
8 3 (6.00%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Web Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) Network Specialist
10 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) Web Services
2 8 (16.00%) J2EE
2 8 (16.00%) RESTful
3 7 (14.00%) JSON
3 7 (14.00%) CSS
3 7 (14.00%) HTML
3 7 (14.00%) XML
3 7 (14.00%) REST
4 6 (12.00%) Express
4 6 (12.00%) J2SE
4 6 (12.00%) SOAP
4 6 (12.00%) GWT
5 5 (10.00%) Ext JS
5 5 (10.00%) Spring
5 5 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (10.00%) HTML5
5 5 (10.00%) CSS3
5 5 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 5 (10.00%) Sass
5 5 (10.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.00%) Derivative
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Online Games
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Android
3 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (32.00%) Web Design
4 8 (16.00%) Content Management
5 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) DevOps
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.00%) Web Development
8 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.00%) SOA
9 1 (2.00%) ETL
9 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (34.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.00%) Jython
5 1 (2.00%) Korn
5 1 (2.00%) Erlang
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) CCNP
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.00%) CCIE
6 1 (2.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) NFS
1 2 (4.00%) Varnish
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
3 1 (2.00%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Google
2 5 (10.00%) Sencha
2 5 (10.00%) Appcelerator
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Teradata
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Dell
4 1 (2.00%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
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