The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 135 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.37% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.97% +17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
415 292 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.69% 13.58% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 154 192
Average daily rate £375 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £198 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
HTTPS
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) Ninject
2 5 (71.43%) NuGet
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 5 (71.43%) ReSharper
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) NUnit
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) N-Tier
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) NHibernate
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) NuGet
2 5 (71.43%) ReSharper
2 5 (71.43%) NUnit
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) Ninject
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) NHibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) SUSE
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Squid