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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 42 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.39% 1.20% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 7.27% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£365 £406 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +28.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.09%
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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
47 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.02% 16.47% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 13
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £43.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.42% +82.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) SOAP
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Apple
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
1 6 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 6 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
1 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 6 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) SMTP
3 3 (25.00%) FTP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) LDAP
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (25.00%) Sourcefire

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) SMTP
1 3 (25.00%) FTP
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
1 3 (25.00%) IPsec
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (25.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) SOAP
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
1 6 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
1 6 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) CESG
2 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (25.00%) iPhone
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
1 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
2 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) SIEM
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Android Development
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) HND
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Apple
2 3 (25.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft