The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
UK
Rank 172 150 177
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Contract jobs citing HTTP 681 840 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.62% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.99% 11.10% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 552 406
Median daily rate £463 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Median hourly rate £51.25 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £22.94 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £54.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £38.13 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+44.26% -7.01%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6820 7569 7658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4245 4478 4214
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 314 442
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HTTP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

HTTP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

HTTP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 626 £475 +5.55% 370
London -5 304 £500 +5.26% 159
South East +9 113 £450 +26.76% 65
Yorkshire +39 61 £445 -2.19% 33
West Yorkshire +48 51 £420 -10.63% 21
Leeds +32 45 £420 -6.66% 15
City of London +3 43 £500 +9.28% 53
Berkshire +30 38 £488 +39.28% 17
West Midlands +16 36 £438 +16.66% 31
North West -47 35 £425 - 35
Wales +23 30 £406 +16.07% 2
West Sussex +1 27 £525 +16.66% 3
South Wales +32 26 £403 +15.00% 2
East of England +2 26 £500 +5.15% 16
Cardiff +36 23 £401 +18.88% 1
North East -22 23 £388 -18.42% 8
Tyne and Wear -16 22 £386 -18.68% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 22 £386 -18.68% 7
Manchester -18 21 £433 +1.76% 11
Reading +4 19 £500 +42.85% 6
South West -18 19 £492 +33.42% 16
Worthing -8 18 £525 +16.66% 1
Surrey +14 16 £475 +11.76% 13
Bracknell - 14 £450 - 2
Birmingham +14 13 £500 +9.89% 8
Scotland -7 13 £416 +11.00% 11
Shropshire +33 12 £350 - 3
Essex -7 12 £537 +7.45% 5
Kent - 12 £360 -
Cambridgeshire +9 11 £450 +71.42% 4

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HTTP.

1 745 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
2 724 (50.00%) Linux
3 663 (45.79%) Java
4 462 (31.91%) Git (software)
5 457 (31.56%) HTML
6 431 (29.77%) Python
7 426 (29.42%) Continuous Integration
8 418 (28.87%) Configuration Management
9 404 (27.90%) JavaScript
10 396 (27.35%) REST
11 392 (27.07%) TCP/IP
12 372 (25.69%) Jenkins
13 359 (24.79%) DevOps
14 330 (22.79%) SSL
15 328 (22.65%) CSS
16 307 (21.20%) JSON
17 303 (20.93%) Relational Database
18 302 (20.86%) Web Services
19 295 (20.37%) Scrum
20 292 (20.17%) Open Source
21 290 (20.03%) Amazon AWS
22 271 (18.72%) SQL
23 270 (18.65%) Unix
24 262 (18.09%) TDD
25 250 (17.27%) Ruby
26 247 (17.06%) Puppet
27 240 (16.57%) MongoDB
28 227 (15.68%) Responsive Web Design
29 224 (15.47%) Subversion
30 223 (15.40%) XML

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 208 (14.36%) Apache
2 131 (9.05%) Tomcat
3 114 (7.87%) WebSphere
4 92 (6.35%) nginx
5 81 (5.59%) IIS
6 70 (4.83%) Confluence
7 69 (4.77%) JBoss
8 50 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 44 (3.04%) CMS
10 42 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
11 39 (2.69%) OpenStack
12 36 (2.49%) WebLogic
13 32 (2.21%) Jetty
14 31 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
15 29 (2.00%) Mongrel
15 29 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 27 (1.86%) Apache Spark
17 20 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 20 (1.38%) IBM HTTP Server
18 19 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 49 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.28%) MS Office
3 4 (0.28%) MS Project
4 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.069%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 21 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
3 7 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.41%) Magento
5 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.069%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.069%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.069%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 290 (20.03%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
4 55 (3.80%) GitHub
5 51 (3.52%) PaaS
6 37 (2.56%) IaaS
7 35 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 28 (1.93%) Google App Engine
9 25 (1.73%) Amazon S3
10 19 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 15 (1.04%) Google Analytics
11 15 (1.04%) Route 53
11 15 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 12 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.62%) Google Tag Manager
15 9 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 392 (27.07%) TCP/IP
2 330 (22.79%) SSL
3 196 (13.54%) DNS
4 129 (8.91%) Firewall
5 112 (7.73%) HTTPS
6 89 (6.15%) FTP
7 87 (6.01%) Internet
8 68 (4.70%) DHCP
9 52 (3.59%) SSH
10 48 (3.31%) SMTP
11 47 (3.25%) SAN
12 44 (3.04%) IPsec
13 43 (2.97%) LAN
13 43 (2.97%) LDAP
13 43 (2.97%) WAN
14 42 (2.90%) RTSP
14 42 (2.90%) VPN
15 39 (2.69%) Intrusion Detection
16 35 (2.42%) MQTT
17 31 (2.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (20.93%) Relational Database
2 240 (16.57%) MongoDB
3 188 (12.98%) PostgreSQL
4 161 (11.12%) MySQL
5 159 (10.98%) NoSQL
6 101 (6.98%) SQL Server
7 71 (4.90%) Redis
8 52 (3.59%) Hadoop
9 48 (3.31%) Neo4j
10 42 (2.90%) Big Data
11 31 (2.14%) Oracle Database
12 28 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 24 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (1.31%) HBase
15 18 (1.24%) CouchDB
16 16 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (1.04%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 12 (0.83%) Apache Hive
19 12 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 462 (31.91%) Git (software)
2 372 (25.69%) Jenkins
3 224 (15.47%) Subversion
4 118 (8.15%) JUnit
5 109 (7.53%) JIRA
6 83 (5.73%) Maven
7 72 (4.97%) Cucumber
7 72 (4.97%) Selenium
8 50 (3.45%) Grunt
9 43 (2.97%) gulp
10 37 (2.56%) Travis CI
11 35 (2.42%) Ant
12 33 (2.28%) Bitbucket
12 33 (2.28%) Gradle
13 32 (2.21%) WebDriver
14 30 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
14 30 (2.07%) Vagrant
15 27 (1.86%) JMeter
16 26 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 25 (1.73%) Mockito
General
1 123 (8.49%) Finance
2 58 (4.01%) Telecoms
3 44 (3.04%) Marketing
4 43 (2.97%) Banking
5 33 (2.28%) Retail
6 27 (1.86%) Electronics
7 25 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.52%) Legal
9 21 (1.45%) Publishing
10 11 (0.76%) Law
11 9 (0.62%) Advertising
11 9 (0.62%) Games
12 8 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.48%) Billing
14 6 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.28%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.21%) Back Office
18 1 (0.069%) Dutch Language
18 1 (0.069%) German Language
Job Titles
1 685 (47.31%) Developer
2 247 (17.06%) Java Developer
3 149 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 112 (7.73%) Senior Developer
5 106 (7.32%) Scala Developer
6 78 (5.39%) Architect
7 74 (5.11%) Software Engineer
8 64 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 61 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 54 (3.73%) Analyst
11 46 (3.18%) Administrator
12 43 (2.97%) Consultant
13 40 (2.76%) Python Developer
13 40 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
14 39 (2.69%) Agile Developer
15 38 (2.62%) AWS Engineer
16 37 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
16 37 (2.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 36 (2.49%) Java Engineer
18 34 (2.35%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (31.56%) HTML
2 396 (27.35%) REST
3 328 (22.65%) CSS
4 307 (21.20%) JSON
5 302 (20.86%) Web Services
6 223 (15.40%) XML
7 218 (15.06%) RESTful
8 167 (11.53%) HTML5
8 167 (11.53%) Spring
9 160 (11.05%) Node.js
10 141 (9.74%) AngularJS
11 127 (8.77%) .NET
12 118 (8.15%) Ajax
13 116 (8.01%) jQuery
13 116 (8.01%) SOAP
14 115 (7.94%) CSS3
15 109 (7.53%) Middleware
16 96 (6.63%) Play Framework
17 88 (6.08%) Kafka
18 86 (5.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.07%) User Experience
2 52 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 50 (3.45%) Video on Demand
5 47 (3.25%) Public Cloud
6 32 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.14%) STB
8 30 (2.07%) MPEG
9 29 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
11 26 (1.80%) Data Centre
12 25 (1.73%) Mobile App
13 23 (1.59%) Streaming Video
14 21 (1.45%) Clustering
15 19 (1.31%) Digital Media
15 19 (1.31%) Digital TV
15 19 (1.31%) W3C
16 17 (1.17%) Client/Server
16 17 (1.17%) DataPower
17 16 (1.10%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 724 (50.00%) Linux
2 270 (18.65%) Unix
3 185 (12.78%) Windows
4 130 (8.98%) Mac OS X
5 83 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (4.49%) Windows Server
7 57 (3.94%) Ubuntu
8 48 (3.31%) CentOS
9 37 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (2.14%) CoreOS
11 29 (2.00%) Android
12 23 (1.59%) AIX
12 23 (1.59%) Solaris
13 22 (1.52%) Apple iOS
13 22 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (1.45%) Debian
15 19 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.97%) RancherOS
17 12 (0.83%) Windows XP
18 11 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (29.42%) Continuous Integration
3 418 (28.87%) Configuration Management
4 359 (24.79%) DevOps
5 295 (20.37%) Scrum
6 292 (20.17%) Open Source
7 262 (18.09%) TDD
8 227 (15.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 221 (15.26%) Web Design
10 203 (14.02%) Web Development
11 185 (12.78%) BDD
12 171 (11.81%) Microservices
13 168 (11.60%) Software Engineering
14 142 (9.81%) Automated Testing
15 141 (9.74%) Mentoring
16 140 (9.67%) OO
17 124 (8.56%) MVC
18 123 (8.49%) Continuous Deployment
19 121 (8.36%) High Availability
20 116 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 663 (45.79%) Java
2 431 (29.77%) Python
3 404 (27.90%) JavaScript
4 271 (18.72%) SQL
5 250 (17.27%) Ruby
6 188 (12.98%) Scala
7 154 (10.64%) C#
8 145 (10.01%) PHP
9 130 (8.98%) C
10 114 (7.87%) Perl
11 107 (7.39%) Bash Shell
12 90 (6.22%) C++
13 82 (5.66%) Go
14 66 (4.56%) PowerShell
15 64 (4.42%) Shell Script
16 53 (3.66%) Groovy
17 27 (1.86%) Jython
18 26 (1.80%) SPARQL
19 23 (1.59%) XPath
20 20 (1.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 180 (12.43%) Security Cleared
2 136 (9.39%) SC Cleared
3 67 (4.63%) Degree
4 33 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (1.59%) CCNP
7 19 (1.31%) CCNA
7 19 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (1.10%) CISSP
10 15 (1.04%) JNCIA
11 9 (0.62%) CCIE
11 9 (0.62%) CCIP
12 8 (0.55%) CISM
12 8 (0.55%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.55%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.55%) JNCIP
13 7 (0.48%) CCDA
13 7 (0.48%) JNCIS
14 6 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.97%) QA
2 31 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.04%) SLA
5 6 (0.41%) Dublin Core
5 6 (0.41%) PA-DSS
6 5 (0.35%) HL7
6 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.21%) SDET
8 2 (0.14%) COBIT
8 2 (0.14%) COSO
8 2 (0.14%) MiFID
8 2 (0.14%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.069%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.069%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.069%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.069%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.069%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.069%) WCAG
System Software
1 173 (11.95%) Docker
2 102 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (3.59%) Active Directory
4 39 (2.69%) Xen
5 22 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (1.24%) vCloud
7 17 (1.17%) NFS
8 16 (1.10%) KVM
9 15 (1.04%) Apache Flume
9 15 (1.04%) vSphere
10 14 (0.97%) etcd
10 14 (0.97%) flannel
11 12 (0.83%) Hyper-V
11 12 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.76%) SRDF
12 11 (0.76%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.55%) Firmware
15 7 (0.48%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 247 (17.06%) Puppet
2 157 (10.84%) Ansible
3 145 (10.01%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (4.49%) Salt
5 46 (3.18%) Kibana
6 42 (2.90%) Nagios
7 39 (2.69%) Kubernetes
8 38 (2.62%) Grafana
9 35 (2.42%) Terraform
10 29 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 29 (2.00%) logstash
11 25 (1.73%) Marathon
11 25 (1.73%) Mesos
12 23 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 19 (1.31%) SCCM
14 18 (1.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 17 (1.17%) Graphite
16 16 (1.10%) Rancher
17 15 (1.04%) Consul
17 15 (1.04%) SELinux
Vendors
1 155 (10.70%) Oracle
2 137 (9.46%) VMware
3 128 (8.84%) Microsoft
4 107 (7.39%) Google
5 81 (5.59%) IBM
6 67 (4.63%) Cisco
7 54 (3.73%) Red Hat
8 48 (3.31%) HP
9 47 (3.25%) Splunk
10 38 (2.62%) Adobe
11 34 (2.35%) Rackspace
12 26 (1.80%) Juniper
12 26 (1.80%) SAP
13 25 (1.73%) Zend
14 20 (1.38%) Sitecore
15 19 (1.31%) AppDynamics
16 18 (1.24%) CA
16 18 (1.24%) CheckPoint
16 18 (1.24%) EMC
17 17 (1.17%) SaltStack
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £410 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £601 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £425 to £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Derby, Derbyshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £485 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday