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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 125 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 22 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.42% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.79% 3.31% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £367 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
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
459 302 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.09% 12.83% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 151 186
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £443 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 32 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.25 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 -1 18 £413 +17.85% 4
Wiltshire -12 2 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 5
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 11 (31.43%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) XML
4 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
5 8 (22.86%) REST
5 8 (22.86%) J2EE
5 8 (22.86%) SSL
6 7 (20.00%) SOAP
6 7 (20.00%) JSON
6 7 (20.00%) Spring
7 6 (17.14%) GWT
7 6 (17.14%) J2SE
7 6 (17.14%) CSS
7 6 (17.14%) Internet
8 5 (14.29%) VMware
8 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
8 5 (14.29%) Apache
8 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
8 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.29%) Google
8 5 (14.29%) Ext JS
8 5 (14.29%) Sencha
8 5 (14.29%) RESTful
8 5 (14.29%) DevOps
9 4 (11.43%) Degree

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) Node.js
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SSL
2 6 (17.14%) Internet
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 4 (11.43%) IPv4
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) OSPF
5 2 (5.71%) BGP
5 2 (5.71%) LDAP
5 2 (5.71%) SMTP
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) IPsec
6 1 (2.86%) SSH
6 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) NuGet
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Web Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Java Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Java Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 9 (25.71%) XML
3 8 (22.86%) J2EE
3 8 (22.86%) REST
4 7 (20.00%) JSON
4 7 (20.00%) SOAP
4 7 (20.00%) Spring
5 6 (17.14%) J2SE
5 6 (17.14%) CSS
5 6 (17.14%) GWT
6 5 (14.29%) Ext JS
6 5 (14.29%) RESTful
7 4 (11.43%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) CSS3
7 4 (11.43%) HTML
8 3 (8.57%) JMS
8 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
8 3 (8.57%) Sass
8 3 (8.57%) Ember.js
8 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.57%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) DTV
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) CESG
4 1 (2.86%) Online Games
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Android
3 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.71%) Solaris
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX
5 1 (2.86%) Debian
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) DevOps
2 4 (11.43%) Content Management
3 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) SOA
3 3 (8.57%) Scrum
3 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) UML
4 2 (5.71%) OO
4 2 (5.71%) SysML
4 2 (5.71%) Test Management
5 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
5 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) C
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Jython
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Korn
6 1 (2.86%) XPath
6 1 (2.86%) Erlang
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.71%) CCIE
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
5 2 (5.71%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CCENT
6 1 (2.86%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) LPIC
6 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) NFS
2 1 (2.86%) Squid
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) CFEngine
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView
2 1 (2.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Sencha
2 5 (14.29%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) F5
3 3 (8.57%) Appcelerator
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Juniper
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Teradata
5 1 (2.86%) KANA
5 1 (2.86%) Talend
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Kofax
5 1 (2.86%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Software AG