The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS 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 HTTPS over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 142 138 115
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.12% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 0.77% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £361 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+25.08% +12.00%
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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
461 521 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.86% 15.86% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 320 136
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 27
Average hourly rate £42.46 £26.25 £19.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.75% +37.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.91 £120.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTPS across the South West region.

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the South West region.

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

HTTPS
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 HTTPS within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Devon +13 5 £413 -
Wiltshire - 2 £350 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £399 -
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) JUnit
2 12 (75.00%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) JSON
2 12 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (75.00%) REST
2 12 (75.00%) JAX-RS
3 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
4 10 (62.50%) Maven
5 9 (56.25%) JAXB
5 9 (56.25%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) JPA
7 3 (18.75%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (12.50%) PHP
8 2 (12.50%) XSD
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) OO
8 2 (12.50%) Apache
8 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) HTTP
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) DNS

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) JUnit
2 10 (62.50%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) Liquibase
4 1 (6.25%) Ant
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Web Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Spring
1 12 (75.00%) JSON
1 12 (75.00%) REST
1 12 (75.00%) JAX-RS
2 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
3 9 (56.25%) JAXB
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) JPA
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) WebCenter
5 2 (12.50%) XSD
5 2 (12.50%) XML Schema
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) OO
1 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
1 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 2 (12.50%) Content Management
1 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) User Stories
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Release Management
2 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Lua
3 1 (6.25%) PHP5
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
1 1 (6.25%) OCPJP
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Sun