The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 30 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.64% 0.63% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £456 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.42% 12.50% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 28 15
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 17 (94.44%) SOAP
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) TDD
2 16 (88.89%) Objective-C
2 16 (88.89%) RESTful
2 16 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 16 (88.89%) iOS Development
3 15 (83.33%) Apple
3 15 (83.33%) Web Services
3 15 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (77.78%) iPhone
4 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 14 (77.78%) Subversion
4 14 (77.78%) Scrum
4 14 (77.78%) Cocoa
4 14 (77.78%) Cocoa Touch
4 14 (77.78%) iPad
5 13 (72.22%) Kanban
6 10 (55.56%) Client/Server
7 8 (44.44%) Mobile App
8 2 (11.11%) BC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
9 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.56%) SysML
9 1 (5.56%) Degree
9 1 (5.56%) JMS
9 1 (5.56%) WSDL
9 1 (5.56%) SSL
9 1 (5.56%) Juniper

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Subversion
1 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) iOS Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) SOAP
2 16 (88.89%) RESTful
3 15 (83.33%) Web Services
4 14 (77.78%) Cocoa
4 14 (77.78%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) JMS
5 1 (5.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) iPhone
1 14 (77.78%) iPad
2 10 (55.56%) Client/Server
3 8 (44.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) TDD
2 16 (88.89%) iOS Development
3 15 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (77.78%) Scrum
5 13 (72.22%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) SysML
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) BC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) Meru Networks
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper