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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 110 124 98
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs citing HTTP 29 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 0.71% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 5.71% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £392 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.46 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £12.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+230.00% -44.05%
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
350 368 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.57% 12.44% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 217 163
Average daily rate £360 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 18
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £40.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 May 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 May 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 +9 8 £388 +3.33% 4
Wiltshire +4 7 £325 -10.95% 14
Devon +3 7 £375 +20.96% 2
Somerset +15 4 £388 -15.30%
Gloucestershire -20 1 £250 -33.33% 7
Cornwall - 1 £250 - 1
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 34 (53.97%) JavaScript
2 26 (41.27%) Java
3 22 (34.92%) Configuration Management
4 21 (33.33%) Linux
4 21 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 19 (30.16%) Relational Database
6 18 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 18 (28.57%) HTML
6 18 (28.57%) Subversion
6 18 (28.57%) Ruby
7 17 (26.98%) Web Design
7 17 (26.98%) Visualisation
8 16 (25.40%) CSS
9 14 (22.22%) SSL
9 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
10 13 (20.63%) SOAP
11 11 (17.46%) Web Development
12 10 (15.87%) RESTful
12 10 (15.87%) Puppet
12 10 (15.87%) REST
12 10 (15.87%) XML
12 10 (15.87%) SQL
12 10 (15.87%) Internet
13 9 (14.29%) Migration
13 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (14.29%) Node.js
14 8 (12.70%) Open Source
14 8 (12.70%) XPath
14 8 (12.70%) XQuery

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (14.29%) Node.js
2 8 (12.70%) WebLogic
3 7 (11.11%) Liferay
4 5 (7.94%) CMS
5 3 (4.76%) Apache
5 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.17%) LiveLink
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.59%) nginx
7 1 (1.59%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Project
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) SSL
2 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (15.87%) Internet
4 6 (9.52%) DNS
5 4 (6.35%) Firewall
6 3 (4.76%) IPv4
6 3 (4.76%) DHCP
7 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.59%) SAN
8 1 (1.59%) LDAP
8 1 (1.59%) LAN
8 1 (1.59%) WAN
8 1 (1.59%) SMTP
8 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.59%) SSH
8 1 (1.59%) VLAN
8 1 (1.59%) LTE
8 1 (1.59%) NAS
8 1 (1.59%) Multicast
8 1 (1.59%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) DB2
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Subversion
1 18 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.59%) GitLab
4 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Senior Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Ruby Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Web Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Administrator
4 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Web Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Web Administrator
8 1 (1.59%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (1.59%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) HTML
2 16 (25.40%) CSS
3 13 (20.63%) SOAP
4 10 (15.87%) XML
4 10 (15.87%) RESTful
4 10 (15.87%) REST
5 8 (12.70%) XSLT
6 7 (11.11%) Web Services
6 7 (11.11%) CSS3
6 7 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 7 (11.11%) HTML5
7 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.94%) Express
8 4 (6.35%) Apache Cordova
8 4 (6.35%) Ember.js
8 4 (6.35%) Sass
8 4 (6.35%) XML Schema
9 3 (4.76%) J2EE
9 3 (4.76%) Ajax
9 3 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.17%) Derivative
3 1 (1.59%) EPoS
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) Android
4 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Phone
5 3 (4.76%) UNIX
6 2 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Configuration Management
2 21 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (26.98%) Web Design
4 11 (17.46%) Web Development
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.29%) Migration
6 8 (12.70%) Open Source
7 7 (11.11%) Content Management
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.76%) DevOps
10 2 (3.17%) Line Management
10 2 (3.17%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.17%) Service Management
10 2 (3.17%) ITIL
10 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) JavaScript
2 26 (41.27%) Java
3 18 (28.57%) Ruby
4 10 (15.87%) SQL
5 8 (12.70%) XQuery
5 8 (12.70%) XPath
6 3 (4.76%) PHP
6 3 (4.76%) C
7 2 (3.17%) C++
7 2 (3.17%) Python
7 2 (3.17%) Korn
7 2 (3.17%) Jython
8 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.59%) Erlang
8 1 (1.59%) Scala
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) APMP
4 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CCSA
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.76%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) NFS
1 2 (3.17%) Varnish
2 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) WSUS
3 1 (1.59%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Appcelerator
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco
3 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Siebel
4 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) Dell
4 1 (1.59%) DigitalOcean
Swindon, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £9 - £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cornwall
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Flexible
Posted: 13 days ago