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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 118 106 126
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing HTTP 25 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.96% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.90% 8.08% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 19
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.46 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +230.00%
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
510 359 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.14% 11.86% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 203 217
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £475 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.08 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -1 10 £315 -3.07% 2
Bristol 0 8 £363 -6.45% 3
Dorset - 6 £393 -
Cornwall +9 1 £110 -56.00%
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 30 (50.00%) HTML
1 30 (50.00%) Linux
2 28 (46.67%) Java
3 25 (41.67%) Python
4 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (40.00%) SQL
4 24 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 23 (38.33%) Unix
6 22 (36.67%) CSS
6 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
7 20 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
9 18 (30.00%) MongoDB
9 18 (30.00%) Unit Testing
10 17 (28.33%) Web Development
10 17 (28.33%) Subversion
10 17 (28.33%) Cucumber
10 17 (28.33%) Mac OS X
10 17 (28.33%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (28.33%) Web Design
10 17 (28.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (26.67%) Dropwizard
11 16 (26.67%) Scala
11 16 (26.67%) Visualisation
11 16 (26.67%) Ruby
11 16 (26.67%) Integration Testing
12 15 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (25.00%) NoSQL
12 15 (25.00%) RSpec
12 15 (25.00%) Open Source

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 14 (23.33%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (13.33%) MQSeries
4 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (10.00%) IIS
5 6 (10.00%) Node.js
6 5 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (5.00%) JBoss
8 2 (3.33%) Apache
8 2 (3.33%) nginx
8 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.67%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.67%) SAP hybris
2 1 (1.67%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) GitHub
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.67%) SSL
3 7 (11.67%) FTP
3 7 (11.67%) HTTPS
3 7 (11.67%) MQTT
4 6 (10.00%) Firewall
4 6 (10.00%) IPsec
4 6 (10.00%) LDAP
4 6 (10.00%) NAS
4 6 (10.00%) Network Security
4 6 (10.00%) VPN
5 5 (8.33%) tcpdump
5 5 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 4 (6.67%) Internet
6 4 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.33%) DHCP
7 2 (3.33%) DNS
8 1 (1.67%) ADSL
8 1 (1.67%) Broadband
8 1 (1.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
2 18 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 17 (28.33%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (8.33%) DB2
7 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.67%) GIS
8 1 (1.67%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.67%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (28.33%) Cucumber
2 17 (28.33%) Subversion
3 15 (25.00%) Capybara
3 15 (25.00%) git-flow
3 15 (25.00%) JUnit
3 15 (25.00%) RSpec
4 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (6.67%) JIRA
7 3 (5.00%) gulp
8 2 (3.33%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.67%) Ant
9 1 (1.67%) NUnit
9 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Billing
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (6.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) HTML
2 22 (36.67%) CSS
3 16 (26.67%) Dropwizard
4 15 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (25.00%) Sass
5 13 (21.67%) RESTful
6 11 (18.33%) Web Services
7 8 (13.33%) .NET
7 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 8 (13.33%) J2EE
7 8 (13.33%) JSON
8 7 (11.67%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (10.00%) Middleware
10 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (8.33%) SOAP
10 5 (8.33%) XML
11 4 (6.67%) REST
12 3 (5.00%) Backbone.js
12 3 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Visualisation
2 9 (15.00%) iPad
3 3 (5.00%) iPhone
3 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.00%) Linux
2 23 (38.33%) Unix
3 17 (28.33%) Mac OS X
4 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.33%) AIX
5 2 (3.33%) CentOS
5 2 (3.33%) Windows
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 18 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 17 (28.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (28.33%) Web Design
3 17 (28.33%) Web Development
4 16 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 15 (25.00%) ETL
5 15 (25.00%) Open Source
6 14 (23.33%) Data Migration
6 14 (23.33%) Migration
7 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (18.33%) ITIL
8 10 (16.67%) Scrum
9 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.00%) DevOps
10 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (8.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 5 (8.33%) iOS Development
11 5 (8.33%) MVC
11 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Java
2 25 (41.67%) Python
3 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (40.00%) SQL
4 16 (26.67%) Ruby
4 16 (26.67%) Scala
5 6 (10.00%) Perl
5 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.00%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) Jython
7 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.33%) C
8 2 (3.33%) Korn
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) VB
9 1 (1.67%) VBA
9 1 (1.67%) XPath
9 1 (1.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) HND
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.00%) Samba
3 2 (3.33%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.33%) vCloud
4 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Puppet
2 8 (13.33%) Nagios
3 2 (3.33%) Ansible
3 2 (3.33%) logstash
3 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) IBM
2 9 (15.00%) VMware
3 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.00%) F5
4 6 (10.00%) NetApp
5 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.00%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) Splunk
7 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) Apple
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix
8 1 (1.67%) hybris
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle
8 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.67%) webMethods
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