The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 121 101 117
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs citing HTTP 22 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.38% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.12% 2.80% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £440 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £446 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
430 286 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.07% 13.43% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 150 191
Average daily rate £375 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £41.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
HTTP
England

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 July 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 July 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
Gloucestershire - 13 £390 - 8
Devon - 5 £313 - 1
Wiltshire -6 2 £365 -17.04%
Somerset - 1 £325 - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 7
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (56.76%) Linux
2 18 (48.65%) Perl
3 17 (45.95%) DNS
4 16 (43.24%) Cisco
4 16 (43.24%) F5
5 15 (40.54%) Load Balancing
5 15 (40.54%) Juniper
6 14 (37.84%) SSL
6 14 (37.84%) SMTP
6 14 (37.84%) LDAP
6 14 (37.84%) LPIC
6 14 (37.84%) Squid
6 14 (37.84%) Internet
6 14 (37.84%) CCENT
6 14 (37.84%) Zenoss
7 10 (27.03%) XML
7 10 (27.03%) ITIL
7 10 (27.03%) qmail
8 9 (24.32%) HTML
9 8 (21.62%) Subversion
9 8 (21.62%) HTML5
9 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.92%) C#
11 6 (16.22%) .NET
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.22%) CSS
11 6 (16.22%) HTTPS
11 6 (16.22%) TDD
11 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) Scrum

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (13.51%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) DNS
2 14 (37.84%) SSL
2 14 (37.84%) Internet
2 14 (37.84%) LDAP
2 14 (37.84%) SMTP
3 6 (16.22%) HTTPS
4 4 (10.81%) Firewall
5 3 (8.11%) IPsec
5 3 (8.11%) SAN
5 3 (8.11%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) Broadband
6 2 (5.41%) DHCP
7 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
7 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Subversion
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) NuGet
2 5 (13.51%) ReSharper
2 5 (13.51%) NUnit
3 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.70%) TestNG
5 1 (2.70%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) Mockito
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Administrator
1 16 (43.24%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (37.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (37.84%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (32.43%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) XML
2 9 (24.32%) HTML
3 8 (21.62%) HTML5
4 6 (16.22%) .NET
4 6 (16.22%) CSS
4 6 (16.22%) JSON
4 6 (16.22%) REST
5 5 (13.51%) CSS3
5 5 (13.51%) Ninject
6 4 (10.81%) Spring
6 4 (10.81%) Ajax
6 4 (10.81%) XSLT
7 3 (8.11%) NHibernate
7 3 (8.11%) jQuery
7 3 (8.11%) Web Services
7 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.70%) RESTful
8 1 (2.70%) Mustache
8 1 (2.70%) Sass
8 1 (2.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.70%) DTV
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Load Balancing
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Scrum
3 6 (16.22%) TDD
4 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.51%) User Stories
4 5 (13.51%) MVC
5 4 (10.81%) Computer Security
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.41%) SOA
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Web Development
8 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Perl
2 7 (18.92%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.11%) C
4 3 (8.11%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) XPath
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) LPIC
1 14 (37.84%) CCENT
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Squid
2 10 (27.03%) qmail
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) vCloud
5 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Zenoss
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
1 16 (43.24%) F5
2 15 (40.54%) Juniper
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) PTC
5 2 (5.41%) MKS
6 1 (2.70%) Kofax
6 1 (2.70%) Talend
6 1 (2.70%) KANA
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
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