The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 46 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 26 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.66% 2.56% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.66% 13.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 0
Average daily rate £486 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% -5.55%
HTTP
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 72 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.22% 18.46% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 37
Average daily rate £400 £413 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +68.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £28.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 25 £486 +12.96% 4
HTTP
North East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 40 (80.00%) Java
2 39 (78.00%) Linux
3 36 (72.00%) Configuration Management
4 33 (66.00%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (64.00%) Apache
6 30 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 30 (60.00%) .NET
7 29 (58.00%) SSL
8 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
8 28 (56.00%) J2EE
9 27 (54.00%) Jenkins
10 26 (52.00%) IIS
10 26 (52.00%) Tomcat
10 26 (52.00%) Jetty
10 26 (52.00%) nginx
10 26 (52.00%) WebSphere
11 25 (50.00%) Xen
11 25 (50.00%) Servlets
11 25 (50.00%) VMware
12 24 (48.00%) IPsec
12 24 (48.00%) DNS
12 24 (48.00%) DHCP
12 24 (48.00%) FTP
12 24 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (34.00%) Web Operations
15 16 (32.00%) DevOps
15 16 (32.00%) HTML
15 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
15 16 (32.00%) Subversion

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 32 (64.00%) Apache
2 26 (52.00%) IIS
2 26 (52.00%) Jetty
2 26 (52.00%) nginx
2 26 (52.00%) Tomcat
2 26 (52.00%) WebSphere
3 11 (22.00%) Oracle 10gAS
3 11 (22.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 11 (22.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 11 (22.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (20.00%) PowerExchange
5 7 (14.00%) Node.js
6 6 (12.00%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (2.00%) Confluence
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (26.00%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (26.00%) Google App Engine
1 13 (26.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 29 (58.00%) SSL
3 24 (48.00%) DHCP
3 24 (48.00%) DNS
3 24 (48.00%) FTP
3 24 (48.00%) IPsec
4 3 (6.00%) Internet
5 2 (4.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (22.00%) PowerCenter
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (10.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (54.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (32.00%) Subversion
3 11 (22.00%) Log4j
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Scala Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.00%) WebOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Web Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Web Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Linux Operator
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Linux Operator
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Web Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) .NET
2 28 (56.00%) J2EE
3 25 (50.00%) Servlets
4 16 (32.00%) HTML
5 15 (30.00%) CSS
6 7 (14.00%) XHTML
7 6 (12.00%) HTML5
8 4 (8.00%) Apache Camel
8 4 (8.00%) Apache CXF
9 2 (4.00%) jQuery
9 2 (4.00%) Middleware
9 2 (4.00%) Play Framework
9 2 (4.00%) REST
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (2.00%) Akka
10 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.00%) CSS3
10 1 (2.00%) Express
10 1 (2.00%) Spring MVC
10 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.00%) Blog
3 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 11 (22.00%) AIX
3 11 (22.00%) Solaris
4 9 (18.00%) Unix
5 8 (16.00%) Mac OS X
6 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Configuration Management
2 33 (66.00%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.00%) Web Operations
5 16 (32.00%) DevOps
6 15 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 14 (28.00%) Unit Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (20.00%) Web Design
9 7 (14.00%) Open Source
10 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (12.00%) CRM
10 6 (12.00%) Web Development
11 5 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (10.00%) Microservices
11 5 (10.00%) Pair Programming
12 2 (4.00%) BDD
12 2 (4.00%) MVC
12 2 (4.00%) OO
12 2 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) Python
3 10 (20.00%) Ruby
4 8 (16.00%) Scala
4 8 (16.00%) SQL
5 4 (8.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Xen
2 24 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (50.00%) VMware
3 14 (28.00%) Google
4 13 (26.00%) Oracle
5 12 (24.00%) Informatica
6 11 (22.00%) Axway
6 11 (22.00%) Genesys
7 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (14.00%) SAP
8 6 (12.00%) Siebel
8 6 (12.00%) Sun
9 2 (4.00%) HP
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