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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 111 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 33 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 0.28% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.88% 2.24% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 13
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£450 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +23.28%
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
419 313 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.38% 12.63% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 151 181
Average daily rate £355 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £31.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 +18 27 £450 +28.57% 5
Wiltshire -11 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -18 1 - - 3
Somerset - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 21 (45.65%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (28.26%) Subversion
5 12 (26.09%) Web Services
5 12 (26.09%) Ruby
5 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
6 11 (23.91%) Visualisation
6 11 (23.91%) Linux
6 11 (23.91%) Web Design
7 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 10 (21.74%) Oracle
7 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
8 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
8 9 (19.57%) SSL
9 8 (17.39%) J2EE
9 8 (17.39%) XML
10 7 (15.22%) SOAP
10 7 (15.22%) REST
11 6 (13.04%) Spring
11 6 (13.04%) JSON
11 6 (13.04%) GWT
11 6 (13.04%) CSS
11 6 (13.04%) J2SE
11 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
12 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
12 5 (10.87%) Internet
12 5 (10.87%) HTML

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (10.87%) CMS
1 5 (10.87%) Node.js
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) SSL
2 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) Internet
4 4 (8.70%) Firewall
4 4 (8.70%) IPv4
5 2 (4.35%) DNS
5 2 (4.35%) LDAP
5 2 (4.35%) OSPF
5 2 (4.35%) BGP
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.17%) SS7
6 1 (2.17%) 3G
6 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.17%) SSH
6 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.17%) LTE
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) SMTP
6 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Subversion
2 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Java Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) XML
2 8 (17.39%) J2EE
3 7 (15.22%) SOAP
3 7 (15.22%) REST
4 6 (13.04%) GWT
4 6 (13.04%) CSS
4 6 (13.04%) J2SE
4 6 (13.04%) Spring
4 6 (13.04%) JSON
5 5 (10.87%) HTML
5 5 (10.87%) Ext JS
5 5 (10.87%) RESTful
6 4 (8.70%) HTML5
6 4 (8.70%) CSS3
6 4 (8.70%) Backbone.js
6 4 (8.70%) Sass
6 4 (8.70%) Ember.js
6 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.70%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Visualisation
2 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.52%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) DTV
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Online Games
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Android
2 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Phone
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
4 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) Debian
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (23.91%) Web Design
3 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) Content Management
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) SOA
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) UML
7 2 (4.35%) OO
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.35%) SysML
7 2 (4.35%) Test Management
7 2 (4.35%) Web Development
7 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 21 (45.65%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) Ruby
4 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) C
5 2 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Erlang
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) Jython
6 1 (2.17%) Korn
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.52%) CCNP
5 2 (4.35%) CCIE
5 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) CFEngine
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Google
2 5 (10.87%) Sencha
3 4 (8.70%) Appcelerator
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
5 1 (2.17%) KANA
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Kofax
5 1 (2.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) Software AG
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Talend
5 1 (2.17%) F5
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