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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 116 119 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing HTTP 31 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.73% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.56% 5.93% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £324 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.48 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.09%
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
362 354 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.72% 12.27% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 215 150
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 22
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Wiltshire +6 7 £325 -10.95% 8
Devon -2 7 £375 +22.44% 1
Bristol - 6 £463 - 2
Somerset +10 4 £388 +10.71% 4
Gloucestershire -16 4 £370 -3.26% 5
Cornwall - 1 £250 -
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 33 (51.56%) JavaScript
2 31 (48.44%) Java
3 27 (42.19%) Configuration Management
4 21 (32.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (32.81%) Relational Database
5 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
5 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
5 19 (29.69%) Linux
6 18 (28.13%) HTML
6 18 (28.13%) Subversion
7 17 (26.56%) Web Design
7 17 (26.56%) Visualisation
7 17 (26.56%) Ruby
8 16 (25.00%) CSS
9 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
10 14 (21.88%) SSL
11 12 (18.75%) SOAP
11 12 (18.75%) Puppet
12 11 (17.19%) Web Development
12 11 (17.19%) RESTful
12 11 (17.19%) SQL
13 10 (15.63%) XML
13 10 (15.63%) REST
14 9 (14.06%) Open Source
14 9 (14.06%) Migration
14 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (12.50%) Content Management
15 8 (12.50%) XSLT
15 8 (12.50%) Web Services
15 8 (12.50%) WebLogic

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 8 (12.50%) Node.js
2 7 (10.94%) Liferay
2 7 (10.94%) Apache
3 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.25%) CMS
5 2 (3.13%) LiveLink
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) nginx
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Project
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) TCP/IP
2 14 (21.88%) SSL
3 7 (10.94%) DNS
3 7 (10.94%) Internet
4 6 (9.38%) Firewall
5 4 (6.25%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.69%) DHCP
7 2 (3.13%) X.509
7 2 (3.13%) IPsec
7 2 (3.13%) VoIP
8 1 (1.56%) WAN
8 1 (1.56%) LDAP
8 1 (1.56%) LAN
8 1 (1.56%) SAN
8 1 (1.56%) VLAN
8 1 (1.56%) LTE
8 1 (1.56%) NAS
8 1 (1.56%) Multicast
8 1 (1.56%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (1.56%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.13%) SSDT
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
2 18 (28.13%) Subversion
3 4 (6.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.56%) GitLab
5 1 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Senior Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Web Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Web Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.56%) Tester
9 1 (1.56%) Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 1 (1.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) HTML
2 16 (25.00%) CSS
3 12 (18.75%) SOAP
4 11 (17.19%) RESTful
5 10 (15.63%) XML
5 10 (15.63%) REST
6 8 (12.50%) XSLT
6 8 (12.50%) Web Services
7 7 (10.94%) HTML5
7 7 (10.94%) CSS3
7 7 (10.94%) Backbone.js
8 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.25%) Express
9 4 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (6.25%) Sass
9 4 (6.25%) Ember.js
9 4 (6.25%) WebCenter
9 4 (6.25%) XML Schema
10 3 (4.69%) Ajax
10 3 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Visualisation
2 4 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (3.13%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (7.81%) Android
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Phone
4 4 (6.25%) Amazon Linux
4 4 (6.25%) UNIX
5 2 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Configuration Management
2 21 (32.81%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (26.56%) Web Design
4 11 (17.19%) Web Development
5 9 (14.06%) Open Source
5 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.06%) Migration
6 8 (12.50%) Content Management
7 6 (9.38%) Project Management
7 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.69%) ETL
10 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.13%) Service Management
11 2 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) JavaScript
2 31 (48.44%) Java
3 17 (26.56%) Ruby
4 11 (17.19%) SQL
5 8 (12.50%) XQuery
5 8 (12.50%) XPath
6 6 (9.38%) C
7 4 (6.25%) C++
8 3 (4.69%) Perl
8 3 (4.69%) PHP
9 2 (3.13%) Tcl
9 2 (3.13%) C#
9 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.56%) Python
10 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.56%) Jython
10 1 (1.56%) Korn
10 1 (1.56%) Erlang
10 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) APMP
4 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) CCSA
5 1 (1.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.69%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Varnish
2 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.56%) iptables
2 1 (1.56%) NFS
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) Puppet
2 4 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.56%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) Appcelerator
4 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Siebel
5 1 (1.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) DigitalOcean
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