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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
England / South West
Rank 116 99 112
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 19 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 1.56% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.99% 10.72% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 24
Median daily rate £492 £369 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.42% -18.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £38.13 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+44.26% -7.01%

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
381 429 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.20% 14.54% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 288 202
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £429 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 35
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Devon +1 11 £543 +35.81% 1
Bristol -11 4 £338 -3.57% 10
Dorset - 2 £494 - 2
Gloucestershire -1 1 - -
Wiltshire -10 1 £313 -11.34% 3
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 28 (80.00%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) Linux
3 20 (57.14%) Open Source
4 19 (54.29%) Configuration Management
5 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
6 17 (48.57%) SQL
7 16 (45.71%) HTML
8 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (40.00%) REST
10 13 (37.14%) MongoDB
10 13 (37.14%) Docker
10 13 (37.14%) DevOps
10 13 (37.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (37.14%) Unix
10 13 (37.14%) SSL
11 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
11 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
12 11 (31.43%) Migration
12 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
12 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
13 10 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (28.57%) Web Design
13 10 (28.57%) Spring
13 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration

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 8 (22.86%) Apache
1 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (17.14%) IIS
3 6 (17.14%) JBoss
3 6 (17.14%) Jetty
3 6 (17.14%) Mongrel
3 6 (17.14%) nginx
4 4 (11.43%) Confluence
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.86%) Anypoint
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.86%) Mule
5 1 (2.86%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 5 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (14.29%) Google App Engine
3 5 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (14.29%) Route 53
3 5 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (8.57%) GitHub
4 3 (8.57%) PaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Heroku
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) SSL
2 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) DHCP
3 5 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) FTP
3 5 (14.29%) IPsec
4 4 (11.43%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) AMQP
5 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.86%) IPv4
5 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (37.14%) MongoDB
3 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 7 (20.00%) Neo4j
5 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
6 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (11.43%) MySQL
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
2 13 (37.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (20.00%) Gradle
5 6 (17.14%) Travis CI
6 4 (11.43%) Artifactory
6 4 (11.43%) JIRA
6 4 (11.43%) SonarQube
6 4 (11.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (11.43%) Vagrant
7 3 (8.57%) Subversion
8 2 (5.71%) Capybara
8 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.71%) git-flow
8 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
8 2 (5.71%) JUnit
8 2 (5.71%) RSpec
9 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.86%) Protractor
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.71%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.86%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) HTML
2 14 (40.00%) REST
3 10 (28.57%) Spring
4 9 (25.71%) Dropwizard
4 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
4 9 (25.71%) XML
5 7 (20.00%) .NET
5 7 (20.00%) CSS
5 7 (20.00%) Grails
5 7 (20.00%) J2EE
5 7 (20.00%) JAX-RS
5 7 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (17.14%) Servlets
7 5 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (14.29%) JSON
8 4 (11.43%) SOAP
9 3 (8.57%) Sass
9 3 (8.57%) Web Services
10 2 (5.71%) HTML5
10 2 (5.71%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) CESG
1 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.86%) Verilog
2 1 (2.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Unix
3 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
4 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (14.29%) CentOS
6 4 (11.43%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Open Source
2 19 (54.29%) Configuration Management
3 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) DevOps
5 11 (31.43%) Migration
6 10 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (28.57%) Web Design
7 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (14.29%) SOA
8 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
10 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
10 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Kanban
10 3 (8.57%) TDD
10 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
11 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) Python
5 7 (20.00%) Groovy
5 7 (20.00%) Ruby
6 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
7 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 5 (14.29%) Scala
8 1 (2.86%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) Go
8 1 (2.86%) Jython
8 1 (2.86%) Korn
8 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) Tcl
8 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.71%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Docker
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Xen
3 4 (11.43%) LXC
3 4 (11.43%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Ansible
2 5 (14.29%) Nagios
2 5 (14.29%) OSSEC
3 4 (11.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) IBM
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Google
3 5 (14.29%) New Relic
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Altera
4 1 (2.86%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Xilinx