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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 48 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.73% 1.13% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 9.76% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£525 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +23.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £12.50 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+270.00% -58.04%
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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
49 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.95% 11.58% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 14
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £150 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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 (66.67%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 5 (55.56%) Apple
2 5 (55.56%) Cocoa
2 5 (55.56%) Objective-C
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) LDAP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) SMTP
4 3 (33.33%) FTP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) CESG
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) IPsec
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (33.33%) Sourcefire

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) SMTP
2 3 (33.33%) FTP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) IPsec
2 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 3 (33.33%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) iOS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) CESG
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
1 3 (33.33%) iPhone
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Objective-C
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Snort
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Apple
2 3 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft