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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 98 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing HTTP 46 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.54% 1.18% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.17% 8.96% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 2
Average daily rate £375 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -8.88%
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
412 424 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.83% 13.15% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 215 171
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £13.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 15 £350 -22.22% 4
Devon - 11 £400 -
Wiltshire +2 9 £353 - 8
Gloucestershire +15 5 £400 - 4
Somerset - 5 £733 -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (63.24%) Linux
2 42 (61.76%) Java
3 38 (55.88%) HTML
3 38 (55.88%) Configuration Management
4 33 (48.53%) MongoDB
4 33 (48.53%) Relational Database
5 30 (44.12%) Responsive Web Design
5 30 (44.12%) Security Cleared
5 30 (44.12%) Mac OS X
5 30 (44.12%) Web Design
5 30 (44.12%) Unix
5 30 (44.12%) SQL
6 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (41.18%) Subversion
8 23 (33.82%) WebSphere
9 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
10 21 (30.88%) IBM
10 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
11 20 (29.41%) CSS
12 19 (27.94%) SOAP
12 19 (27.94%) DB2
12 19 (27.94%) REST
13 18 (26.47%) Open Source
14 17 (25.00%) Python
14 17 (25.00%) Unit Testing
15 16 (23.53%) Neo4j
15 16 (23.53%) JAX-RS
15 16 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (23.53%) Hibernate
16 15 (22.06%) Struts

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (33.82%) WebSphere
2 15 (22.06%) WebSphere Portal
3 12 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (11.76%) Node.js
4 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.35%) Apache
5 5 (7.35%) nginx
5 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (4.41%) IIS
6 3 (4.41%) JBoss
7 2 (2.94%) Jetty
7 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.47%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.47%) SAP hybris
1 1 (1.47%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) GitHub
2 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.94%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.47%) PaaS
5 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.24%) SSL
3 4 (5.88%) DHCP
3 4 (5.88%) DNS
3 4 (5.88%) FTP
4 3 (4.41%) Internet
4 3 (4.41%) IPsec
4 3 (4.41%) MQTT
4 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.47%) 3G
5 1 (1.47%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.47%) DVB
5 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) GPRS
5 1 (1.47%) GSM
5 1 (1.47%) RTP
5 1 (1.47%) Telnet
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (48.53%) MongoDB
1 33 (48.53%) Relational Database
2 19 (27.94%) DB2
3 16 (23.53%) Neo4j
3 16 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (20.59%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.47%) GIS
7 1 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.47%) MySQL
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 28 (41.18%) Subversion
2 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
3 15 (22.06%) Cucumber
4 13 (19.12%) Capybara
4 13 (19.12%) git-flow
4 13 (19.12%) JUnit
4 13 (19.12%) RSpec
5 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.35%) gulp
7 3 (4.41%) JIRA
8 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.47%) Ant
9 1 (1.47%) NUnit
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Billing
2 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Ruby Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Administrator
6 3 (4.41%) HTML Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Web Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.47%) CRM Architect
8 1 (1.47%) Data Centre Technician
8 1 (1.47%) iOS Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.88%) HTML
2 20 (29.41%) CSS
3 19 (27.94%) REST
3 19 (27.94%) SOAP
4 16 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 16 (23.53%) JAX-RS
5 15 (22.06%) EJB
5 15 (22.06%) Struts
6 14 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (19.12%) Sass
8 9 (13.24%) Web Services
9 7 (10.29%) RESTful
10 6 (8.82%) .NET
10 6 (8.82%) J2EE
10 6 (8.82%) Middleware
10 6 (8.82%) XML
11 5 (7.35%) Express
11 5 (7.35%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (5.88%) React
13 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Visualisation
2 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) iPad
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (63.24%) Linux
2 30 (44.12%) Mac OS X
2 30 (44.12%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) AIX
3 2 (2.94%) CentOS
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) Configuration Management
2 30 (44.12%) Responsive Web Design
2 30 (44.12%) Web Design
3 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.47%) Open Source
5 17 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (22.06%) Web Development
7 14 (20.59%) ETL
8 13 (19.12%) Data Migration
8 13 (19.12%) Integration Testing
8 13 (19.12%) Migration
9 10 (14.71%) Scrum
10 8 (11.76%) DevOps
11 7 (10.29%) OO
12 6 (8.82%) ITIL
12 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
13 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) Java
2 30 (44.12%) SQL
3 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) Python
5 14 (20.59%) Ruby
5 14 (20.59%) Scala
6 4 (5.88%) C
7 3 (4.41%) Jython
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.94%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) Korn
9 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) XPath
9 1 (1.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.47%) CCIE
5 1 (1.47%) CCNP
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) vCloud
3 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.94%) Xen
4 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Puppet
2 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.41%) logstash
3 3 (4.41%) Nagios
3 3 (4.41%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.94%) Ansible
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) IBM
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) Splunk
5 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) hybris
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.47%) webMethods
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