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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 32 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.39% 0.71% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.80% 5.56% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate £275 £525 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £369 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £361
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £46.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-11.08% +270.00%
HTTP
Hampshire

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
69 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.04% 12.77% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 31 29
Average daily rate £350 £425 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +38.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) Node.js
3 7 (70.00%) REST
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) User Stories
3 7 (70.00%) Software Architecture
3 7 (70.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (70.00%) C
3 7 (70.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) SOA
3 7 (70.00%) MPEG
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) STB
3 7 (70.00%) DTV
3 7 (70.00%) DVB
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) FTP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DVB
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Grunt
2 1 (10.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Django Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 7 (70.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Django
3 1 (10.00%) Flask
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) DTV
1 7 (70.00%) MPEG
1 7 (70.00%) STB
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) SOA
2 7 (70.00%) Software Architecture
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
1 7 (70.00%) C++
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet