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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
UK
Rank 181 149 185
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +36
Contract jobs citing HTTP 623 827 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.63% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.23% 11.20% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 552 402
Median daily rate £460 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.51 £21.35 £38.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -5.06%

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
6750 7382 7526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.53% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4293 4253
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 365 420
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -37 583 £475 +5.55% 296
London -11 314 £500 +1.52% 130
South East -18 95 £450 +26.76% 44
City of London +15 61 £500 +9.28% 42
Yorkshire +31 53 £425 -5.55% 25
West Yorkshire +45 38 £420 -3.44% 21
Leeds +24 35 £420 -3.44% 14
West Midlands +20 33 £388 -3.12% 29
North West -32 32 £430 +1.17% 22
Berkshire +14 30 £475 +35.71% 11
Wales +9 28 £413 +26.92% 2
South Wales +19 25 £411 +26.53% 2
Manchester -2 24 £440 +17.33% 13
West Sussex +10 22 £625 +21.95% 2
Cardiff +15 17 £401 +23.46% 1
Worthing -3 17 £625 +21.95%
Surrey +20 16 £475 +31.03% 8
Reading +5 16 £500 +42.85% 5
South West -8 16 £460 +26.89% 21
Sheffield -2 15 £500 +9.89% 2
South Yorkshire -8 15 £500 +9.89% 2
East of England -24 14 £477 +1.76% 15
North East -31 13 £350 -22.22% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 13 £350 -22.22% 1
Tyne and Wear -41 13 £350 -22.22% 2
Shropshire +28 11 £363 -
Kent - 11 £350 - 3
Scotland -5 9 £375 -2.59% 12
Bracknell - 9 £450 - 1
Guildford - 8 £475 - 1

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 694 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
2 687 (48.59%) Linux
3 632 (44.70%) Java
4 447 (31.61%) HTML
5 403 (28.50%) Git (software)
6 393 (27.79%) JavaScript
7 380 (26.87%) Python
8 373 (26.38%) REST
9 361 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
10 355 (25.11%) TCP/IP
11 346 (24.47%) Jenkins
12 339 (23.97%) Configuration Management
13 311 (21.99%) JSON
14 309 (21.85%) DevOps
15 305 (21.57%) CSS
15 305 (21.57%) Scrum
16 293 (20.72%) Relational Database
17 288 (20.37%) Web Services
18 283 (20.01%) Unix
19 277 (19.59%) SSL
20 261 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
20 261 (18.46%) Open Source
21 257 (18.18%) SQL
22 253 (17.89%) TDD
23 236 (16.69%) MongoDB
24 224 (15.84%) XML
25 219 (15.49%) Ruby
26 218 (15.42%) Puppet
27 217 (15.35%) Subversion
28 216 (15.28%) RESTful

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
1 202 (14.29%) Apache
2 125 (8.84%) Tomcat
3 122 (8.63%) WebSphere
4 81 (5.73%) nginx
5 71 (5.02%) JBoss
6 70 (4.95%) IIS
7 55 (3.89%) OpenStack
8 54 (3.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 52 (3.68%) Confluence
10 49 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
11 46 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 39 (2.76%) CMS
13 37 (2.62%) WebLogic
14 29 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 27 (1.91%) IBM HTTP Server
16 26 (1.84%) Jetty
17 18 (1.27%) Apache Spark
17 18 (1.27%) Mongrel
18 16 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 12 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 52 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.57%) MS Project
2 8 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.35%) PaintShop Pro
4 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.28%) MS Office
6 1 (0.071%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 23 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.85%) Magento
3 9 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
4 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.071%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.071%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.071%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 261 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (4.38%) GitHub
4 50 (3.54%) PaaS
5 36 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (2.33%) IaaS
7 22 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (1.27%) Amazon S3
10 17 (1.20%) Route 53
11 14 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 14 (0.99%) Google App Engine
12 13 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (0.85%) Google Analytics
14 11 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 11 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.64%) Google Tag Manager
16 7 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 355 (25.11%) TCP/IP
2 277 (19.59%) SSL
3 174 (12.31%) DNS
4 120 (8.49%) Firewall
5 97 (6.86%) HTTPS
6 95 (6.72%) Internet
7 90 (6.36%) FTP
8 63 (4.46%) DHCP
9 53 (3.75%) SAN
9 53 (3.75%) SSH
10 47 (3.32%) SMTP
11 45 (3.18%) WAN
12 44 (3.11%) RTSP
13 43 (3.04%) LAN
14 41 (2.90%) LDAP
15 40 (2.83%) VPN
16 37 (2.62%) Intrusion Detection
16 37 (2.62%) MQTT
17 35 (2.48%) IPsec
17 35 (2.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (20.72%) Relational Database
2 236 (16.69%) MongoDB
3 200 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
4 172 (12.16%) MySQL
5 163 (11.53%) NoSQL
6 105 (7.43%) SQL Server
7 74 (5.23%) Redis
8 41 (2.90%) Neo4j
9 40 (2.83%) Hadoop
10 31 (2.19%) Big Data
11 30 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (1.77%) Oracle Database
13 22 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (1.34%) CouchDB
14 19 (1.34%) HBase
14 19 (1.34%) RDBMS
15 13 (0.92%) DB2
15 13 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 11 (0.78%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 403 (28.50%) Git (software)
2 346 (24.47%) Jenkins
3 217 (15.35%) Subversion
4 119 (8.42%) JUnit
5 86 (6.08%) JIRA
6 79 (5.59%) Cucumber
7 69 (4.88%) Maven
8 57 (4.03%) Selenium
9 45 (3.18%) Grunt
10 39 (2.76%) gulp
11 36 (2.55%) Vagrant
12 32 (2.26%) Bitbucket
13 28 (1.98%) Mockito
13 28 (1.98%) WebDriver
14 26 (1.84%) Ant
14 26 (1.84%) Gradle
14 26 (1.84%) JMeter
15 25 (1.77%) Travis CI
16 24 (1.70%) Jasmine
16 24 (1.70%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 118 (8.35%) Finance
2 60 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 50 (3.54%) Banking
4 49 (3.47%) Marketing
5 34 (2.40%) Retail
6 31 (2.19%) Electronics
7 28 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.27%) Publishing
9 16 (1.13%) Legal
10 12 (0.85%) Law
11 9 (0.64%) Games
12 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.42%) Advertising
13 6 (0.42%) Billing
14 5 (0.35%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.28%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.14%) French Language
16 2 (0.14%) German Language
16 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 670 (47.38%) Developer
2 241 (17.04%) Java Developer
3 130 (9.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 112 (7.92%) Senior Developer
5 82 (5.80%) Architect
6 81 (5.73%) Software Engineer
7 76 (5.37%) Scala Developer
8 58 (4.10%) Analyst
8 58 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
9 57 (4.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 51 (3.61%) Administrator
11 46 (3.25%) Agile Developer
11 46 (3.25%) Consultant
12 43 (3.04%) PHP Developer
13 40 (2.83%) Linux Engineer
13 40 (2.83%) Python Developer
14 37 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (2.55%) AWS Engineer
15 36 (2.55%) Java Engineer
16 33 (2.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (31.61%) HTML
2 373 (26.38%) REST
3 311 (21.99%) JSON
4 305 (21.57%) CSS
5 288 (20.37%) Web Services
6 224 (15.84%) XML
7 216 (15.28%) RESTful
8 153 (10.82%) Node.js
9 142 (10.04%) Spring
10 138 (9.76%) HTML5
11 124 (8.77%) AngularJS
12 119 (8.42%) jQuery
13 113 (7.99%) SOAP
14 112 (7.92%) Middleware
15 108 (7.64%) Ajax
16 101 (7.14%) .NET
17 92 (6.51%) CSS3
18 73 (5.16%) Kafka
19 69 (4.88%) JMS
20 66 (4.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.43%) Visualisation
2 63 (4.46%) User Experience
3 56 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 49 (3.47%) Video on Demand
6 41 (2.90%) Public Cloud
7 32 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (2.19%) MPEG
9 29 (2.05%) Clustering
9 29 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.84%) STB
11 23 (1.63%) Streaming Video
12 19 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 19 (1.34%) Data Centre
12 19 (1.34%) DataPower
13 18 (1.27%) W3C
14 17 (1.20%) Digital Media
14 17 (1.20%) Digital TV
14 17 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 687 (48.59%) Linux
2 283 (20.01%) Unix
3 182 (12.87%) Windows
4 129 (9.12%) Mac OS X
5 74 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (3.75%) Windows Server
7 40 (2.83%) Ubuntu
8 34 (2.40%) CentOS
9 32 (2.26%) Solaris
10 31 (2.19%) Android
10 31 (2.19%) CoreOS
11 28 (1.98%) AIX
11 28 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (1.56%) Apple iOS
13 21 (1.49%) RancherOS
14 19 (1.34%) Debian
15 12 (0.85%) SUSE
16 10 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
3 339 (23.97%) Configuration Management
4 309 (21.85%) DevOps
5 305 (21.57%) Scrum
6 261 (18.46%) Open Source
7 253 (17.89%) TDD
8 209 (14.78%) BDD
9 203 (14.36%) Web Development
10 185 (13.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 185 (13.08%) Web Design
11 174 (12.31%) Software Engineering
12 162 (11.46%) Microservices
13 160 (11.32%) OO
14 126 (8.91%) Mentoring
15 125 (8.84%) High Availability
16 124 (8.77%) MVC
17 117 (8.27%) Automated Testing
18 114 (8.06%) Continuous Deployment
19 110 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 632 (44.70%) Java
2 393 (27.79%) JavaScript
3 380 (26.87%) Python
4 257 (18.18%) SQL
5 219 (15.49%) Ruby
6 165 (11.67%) PHP
7 149 (10.54%) Scala
8 144 (10.18%) C
9 138 (9.76%) C#
10 122 (8.63%) Perl
11 100 (7.07%) C++
12 93 (6.58%) Bash Shell
13 87 (6.15%) Go
14 67 (4.74%) Shell Script
15 38 (2.69%) Groovy
16 36 (2.55%) PowerShell
17 33 (2.33%) Jython
17 33 (2.33%) SPARQL
18 24 (1.70%) XPath
19 17 (1.20%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 166 (11.74%) Security Cleared
2 127 (8.98%) SC Cleared
3 73 (5.16%) Degree
4 35 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (1.70%) CCNP
6 22 (1.56%) CCNA
7 20 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 19 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.92%) CISSP
9 13 (0.92%) JNCIA
10 11 (0.78%) CCIE
11 9 (0.64%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.64%) JNCIP
12 8 (0.57%) CCDA
12 8 (0.57%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.57%) JNCIS
13 7 (0.50%) CISM
13 7 (0.50%) ISEB
14 6 (0.42%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.25%) QA
2 23 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.92%) SLA
5 6 (0.42%) Dublin Core
5 6 (0.42%) PA-DSS
6 4 (0.28%) HL7
7 3 (0.21%) SDET
8 2 (0.14%) COBIT
8 2 (0.14%) COSO
8 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.14%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.14%) WCAG
9 1 (0.071%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.071%) EMIR
9 1 (0.071%) FATCA
9 1 (0.071%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.071%) MiFID
System Software
1 170 (12.02%) Docker
2 98 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.04%) Active Directory
4 26 (1.84%) Xen
5 21 (1.49%) etcd
5 21 (1.49%) flannel
6 20 (1.41%) KVM
7 18 (1.27%) NFS
8 15 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (0.99%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.99%) vSphere
10 13 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.92%) vCloud
11 12 (0.85%) SRDF
12 11 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.78%) Squid
12 11 (0.78%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.71%) Dovecot
13 10 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 218 (15.42%) Puppet
2 132 (9.34%) Opscode Chef
3 121 (8.56%) Ansible
4 59 (4.17%) Salt
5 45 (3.18%) Kibana
6 41 (2.90%) Grafana
7 40 (2.83%) Kubernetes
8 38 (2.69%) Nagios
9 35 (2.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 32 (2.26%) logstash
11 28 (1.98%) Marathon
11 28 (1.98%) Mesos
12 24 (1.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 24 (1.70%) Terraform
13 23 (1.63%) Rancher
14 22 (1.56%) Consul
15 19 (1.34%) SCCM
16 14 (0.99%) Graphite
16 14 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 153 (10.82%) Oracle
2 137 (9.69%) VMware
3 116 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 76 (5.37%) Cisco
4 76 (5.37%) IBM
5 73 (5.16%) Google
6 64 (4.53%) Red Hat
7 47 (3.32%) HP
8 39 (2.76%) Zend
9 37 (2.62%) Splunk
10 33 (2.33%) SAP
11 32 (2.26%) Adobe
11 32 (2.26%) Rackspace
12 25 (1.77%) Juniper
13 19 (1.34%) AppDynamics
13 19 (1.34%) CA
14 17 (1.20%) CheckPoint
15 16 (1.13%) Dell
15 16 (1.13%) EMC
15 16 (1.13%) Intel Security
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £625 to £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £275 - £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
County Durham
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £660 to £675 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £499 - £599 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £599 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago