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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 119 131 106
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs citing HTTP 21 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.40% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 2.77% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £408 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £28.55
% change year-on-year
+280.00% -56.20%
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
371 470 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.81% 14.56% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 261 192
Average daily rate £360 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 20
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.22 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £41.10 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 13 £400 +28.00% 8
Wiltshire +17 7 £325 - 9
Somerset +9 1 £388 -28.24%
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
2 23 (42.59%) Java
3 22 (40.74%) Responsive Web Design
4 20 (37.04%) Configuration Management
5 17 (31.48%) Subversion
5 17 (31.48%) Ruby
5 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
5 17 (31.48%) Relational Database
6 16 (29.63%) Visualisation
6 16 (29.63%) Web Design
7 15 (27.78%) Linux
8 14 (25.93%) SSL
8 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
9 13 (24.07%) Web Services
10 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
11 10 (18.52%) RESTful
12 9 (16.67%) Puppet
12 9 (16.67%) Node.js
12 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 9 (16.67%) Content Management
12 9 (16.67%) HTML
12 9 (16.67%) CSS
13 8 (14.81%) XML
13 8 (14.81%) Windows
14 7 (12.96%) SOAP
14 7 (12.96%) Oracle
14 7 (12.96%) J2EE
14 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (12.96%) CMS
14 7 (12.96%) Android

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (16.67%) Node.js
2 7 (12.96%) CMS
3 3 (5.56%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.85%) nginx
5 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) SSL
2 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.26%) Firewall
4 4 (7.41%) DNS
4 4 (7.41%) IPv4
4 4 (7.41%) Internet
5 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.85%) LTE
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) Multicast
6 1 (1.85%) 3G
6 1 (1.85%) OSPF
6 1 (1.85%) BGP
6 1 (1.85%) SAN
6 1 (1.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) SMTP
6 1 (1.85%) DHCP
6 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) SSDT
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Subversion
1 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.85%) GitLab
General
1 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Web Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Java Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) Web Services
2 10 (18.52%) RESTful
3 9 (16.67%) HTML
3 9 (16.67%) CSS
4 8 (14.81%) XML
5 7 (12.96%) SOAP
5 7 (12.96%) J2EE
5 7 (12.96%) Backbone.js
5 7 (12.96%) CSS3
5 7 (12.96%) HTML5
5 7 (12.96%) Express
6 6 (11.11%) Ember.js
6 6 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (11.11%) REST
6 6 (11.11%) Sass
7 5 (9.26%) JSON
7 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.41%) Spring
8 4 (7.41%) J2SE
8 4 (7.41%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Visualisation
2 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.41%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) Derivative
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 7 (12.96%) Android
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Phone
4 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) UNIX
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (37.04%) Configuration Management
3 16 (29.63%) Web Design
4 9 (16.67%) Content Management
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.56%) Web Development
8 2 (3.70%) Service Management
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL
8 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.70%) SOA
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.70%) Line Management
8 2 (3.70%) Mobile Development
8 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
2 23 (42.59%) Java
3 17 (31.48%) Ruby
4 2 (3.70%) Jython
4 2 (3.70%) Korn
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) Erlang
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) CCNP
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.70%) APMP
5 1 (1.85%) CCIE
5 1 (1.85%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) NFS
1 2 (3.70%) Varnish
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (1.85%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Appcelerator
3 4 (7.41%) Sencha
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Siebel
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
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