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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 175 162 192
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Contract jobs citing HTTP 746 816 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.48% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.01% 10.27% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 571 403
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 7
Median hourly rate £33.28 £27.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.01% -30.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £12.10 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.37%

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
7451 7948 8179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.42% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4502 4666 4668
Median daily rate £400 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 471 439
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -14 689 £450 - 342
London +8 350 £475 - 168
South East -17 91 £401 +2.36% 55
City of London +10 65 £550 +15.78% 46
West Midlands +28 62 £463 +2.77% 20
Yorkshire +20 56 £450 -8.76% 27
Berkshire +6 36 £416 +29.06% 12
East of England 0 36 £480 -6.34% 12
North West -31 33 £445 +4.70% 18
Wales -7 30 £425 +23.63%
West Yorkshire +17 28 £420 -14.54% 21
East Midlands +12 28 £440 +3.52% 6
South Wales +3 28 £425 +24.08%
Manchester -4 28 £450 +12.50% 8
Sheffield +4 27 £475 -4.04% 2
South Yorkshire +3 27 £475 -3.06% 2
Birmingham +20 26 £473 +35.00% 6
Leeds +10 25 £420 -14.54% 13
Nottinghamshire +15 24 £440 +3.52% 1
Nottingham +15 23 £440 +3.52% 1
Scotland 0 23 £350 -16.66% 6
South West +2 22 £490 +22.50% 19
North East -35 18 £383 -22.96% 13
Tyne and Wear -40 18 £383 -22.96% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 18 £383 -22.96% 10
Shropshire - 17 £441 - 1
West Sussex +2 15 £588 +14.63% 4
Essex -2 15 £480 -8.57% 1
Telford - 15 £441 - 1
Cardiff +17 14 £403 +24.80%

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 695 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 658 (44.13%) Linux
3 608 (40.78%) Java
4 483 (32.39%) HTML
5 435 (29.18%) JavaScript
6 377 (25.29%) Git (software)
6 377 (25.29%) REST
7 355 (23.81%) Python
8 354 (23.74%) Continuous Integration
9 348 (23.34%) CSS
10 345 (23.14%) Jenkins
11 336 (22.54%) JSON
12 327 (21.93%) TCP/IP
13 326 (21.86%) Web Services
14 304 (20.39%) Configuration Management
15 294 (19.72%) Unix
16 290 (19.45%) Scrum
17 278 (18.65%) SQL
17 278 (18.65%) Relational Database
18 272 (18.24%) DevOps
19 269 (18.04%) XML
20 265 (17.77%) SSL
21 248 (16.63%) TDD
22 243 (16.30%) Subversion
23 238 (15.96%) RESTful
24 232 (15.56%) Open Source
25 219 (14.69%) Amazon AWS
26 216 (14.49%) Ruby
27 215 (14.42%) Web Development
28 212 (14.22%) Windows

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
1 196 (13.15%) Apache
2 136 (9.12%) Tomcat
2 136 (9.12%) WebSphere
3 101 (6.77%) IIS
4 80 (5.37%) JBoss
5 74 (4.96%) WebLogic
6 73 (4.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 62 (4.16%) OpenStack
8 61 (4.09%) nginx
9 55 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
10 48 (3.22%) Confluence
10 48 (3.22%) WebSphere Application Server
11 41 (2.75%) CMS
12 33 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 27 (1.81%) IBM HTTP Server
14 24 (1.61%) Jetty
15 18 (1.21%) Mongrel
15 18 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
16 16 (1.07%) SharePoint
17 15 (1.01%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 69 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.07%) MS Project
3 11 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.60%) MS Office
6 8 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.47%) PaintShop Pro
8 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.067%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 22 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.87%) Magento
3 8 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.067%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.067%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 219 (14.69%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (4.23%) GitHub
4 51 (3.42%) PaaS
5 30 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (1.88%) IaaS
7 18 (1.21%) Amazon S3
7 18 (1.21%) Route 53
8 16 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 13 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
10 12 (0.80%) Office 365
11 11 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 10 (0.67%) Google App Engine
12 10 (0.67%) SaaS
13 7 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 327 (21.93%) TCP/IP
2 265 (17.77%) SSL
3 171 (11.47%) DNS
4 131 (8.79%) Firewall
5 120 (8.05%) HTTPS
6 112 (7.51%) FTP
7 103 (6.91%) Internet
8 64 (4.29%) SAN
9 63 (4.23%) DHCP
10 58 (3.89%) WAN
11 57 (3.82%) LDAP
12 53 (3.55%) LAN
13 51 (3.42%) SSH
14 50 (3.35%) NAS
15 49 (3.29%) VPN
16 46 (3.09%) SMTP
17 40 (2.68%) RTSP
18 39 (2.62%) iSCSI
19 38 (2.55%) MQTT
19 38 (2.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (18.65%) Relational Database
2 199 (13.35%) MongoDB
3 186 (12.47%) PostgreSQL
4 171 (11.47%) MySQL
5 151 (10.13%) NoSQL
6 134 (8.99%) SQL Server
7 56 (3.76%) Redis
8 37 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 35 (2.35%) Oracle Database
11 32 (2.15%) Neo4j
12 31 (2.08%) Big Data
13 24 (1.61%) HBase
14 20 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
14 20 (1.34%) CouchDB
15 17 (1.14%) DB2
15 17 (1.14%) RDBMS
16 16 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 13 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
18 10 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 377 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 345 (23.14%) Jenkins
3 243 (16.30%) Subversion
4 130 (8.72%) JUnit
5 90 (6.04%) JIRA
6 81 (5.43%) Cucumber
7 65 (4.36%) Maven
8 50 (3.35%) Selenium
9 36 (2.41%) Vagrant
10 35 (2.35%) Bitbucket
11 32 (2.15%) Grunt
11 32 (2.15%) JMeter
12 31 (2.08%) gulp
12 31 (2.08%) WebDriver
13 29 (1.95%) SoapUI
14 25 (1.68%) Jasmine
14 25 (1.68%) Visual Studio
15 24 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 24 (1.61%) Gradle
15 24 (1.61%) Mockito
General
1 113 (7.58%) Finance
2 63 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 61 (4.09%) Banking
4 42 (2.82%) Marketing
5 38 (2.55%) Retail
6 30 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.88%) Electronics
8 18 (1.21%) Legal
9 16 (1.07%) Publishing
10 10 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.60%) Law
12 8 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.47%) Advertising
13 7 (0.47%) Games
14 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.34%) Billing
15 4 (0.27%) French Language
15 4 (0.27%) German Language
15 4 (0.27%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.20%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 692 (46.41%) Developer
2 208 (13.95%) Java Developer
3 124 (8.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 121 (8.12%) Senior Developer
5 106 (7.11%) Architect
6 76 (5.10%) Software Engineer
7 71 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 55 (3.69%) Analyst
9 54 (3.62%) Agile Developer
9 54 (3.62%) Consultant
9 54 (3.62%) Scala Developer
10 50 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
11 47 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
12 46 (3.09%) Administrator
12 46 (3.09%) PHP Developer
13 39 (2.62%) Linux Engineer
14 36 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
15 35 (2.35%) .NET Developer
15 35 (2.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 34 (2.28%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (32.39%) HTML
2 377 (25.29%) REST
3 348 (23.34%) CSS
4 336 (22.54%) JSON
5 326 (21.86%) Web Services
6 269 (18.04%) XML
7 238 (15.96%) RESTful
8 145 (9.73%) Node.js
9 144 (9.66%) HTML5
10 137 (9.19%) Middleware
11 135 (9.05%) Spring
12 129 (8.65%) AngularJS
12 129 (8.65%) SOAP
13 126 (8.45%) .NET
14 125 (8.38%) jQuery
15 120 (8.05%) Ajax
16 105 (7.04%) CSS3
17 76 (5.10%) J2EE
18 75 (5.03%) ASP.NET
19 65 (4.36%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 110 (7.38%) Visualisation
2 84 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (5.43%) User Experience
4 59 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 48 (3.22%) Video on Demand
6 40 (2.68%) Public Cloud
7 36 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 33 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (2.15%) Clustering
10 30 (2.01%) DataPower
11 28 (1.88%) MPEG
12 27 (1.81%) Virtual Team
12 27 (1.81%) W3C
13 25 (1.68%) STB
14 24 (1.61%) Data Centre
15 19 (1.27%) Streaming Video
16 17 (1.14%) Client/Server
16 17 (1.14%) Mobile App
16 17 (1.14%) Private Cloud
17 15 (1.01%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 658 (44.13%) Linux
2 294 (19.72%) Unix
3 212 (14.22%) Windows
4 137 (9.19%) Mac OS X
5 85 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (4.36%) Windows Server
7 53 (3.55%) Solaris
8 34 (2.28%) Android
8 34 (2.28%) CoreOS
9 30 (2.01%) AIX
10 29 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (1.81%) Apple iOS
11 27 (1.81%) RancherOS
12 26 (1.74%) Ubuntu
13 24 (1.61%) CentOS
14 12 (0.80%) Debian
14 12 (0.80%) SUSE
15 10 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (23.74%) Continuous Integration
3 304 (20.39%) Configuration Management
4 290 (19.45%) Scrum
5 272 (18.24%) DevOps
6 248 (16.63%) TDD
7 232 (15.56%) Open Source
8 215 (14.42%) Web Development
9 209 (14.02%) BDD
10 189 (12.68%) Web Design
11 183 (12.27%) Responsive Web Design
12 173 (11.60%) OO
13 161 (10.80%) Software Engineering
14 147 (9.86%) Microservices
15 138 (9.26%) High Availability
16 137 (9.19%) MVC
17 127 (8.52%) Mentoring
18 123 (8.25%) Continuous Delivery
19 110 (7.38%) Continuous Deployment
20 109 (7.31%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 608 (40.78%) Java
2 435 (29.18%) JavaScript
3 355 (23.81%) Python
4 278 (18.65%) SQL
5 216 (14.49%) Ruby
6 163 (10.93%) PHP
7 153 (10.26%) C#
8 140 (9.39%) C
9 127 (8.52%) Scala
10 119 (7.98%) Perl
11 92 (6.17%) C++
12 89 (5.97%) Go
13 82 (5.50%) Bash Shell
14 70 (4.69%) Shell Script
15 34 (2.28%) Jython
16 32 (2.15%) PowerShell
17 30 (2.01%) SPARQL
18 27 (1.81%) Groovy
19 21 (1.41%) Objective-C
20 18 (1.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 171 (11.47%) Security Cleared
2 119 (7.98%) SC Cleared
3 91 (6.10%) Degree
4 39 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 26 (1.74%) CCNP
6 24 (1.61%) CCNA
7 19 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (1.14%) CISSP
10 15 (1.01%) DV Cleared
11 14 (0.94%) CCIE
12 13 (0.87%) JNCIA
13 10 (0.67%) DBS Check
13 10 (0.67%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.60%) JNCIP
15 8 (0.54%) CCDA
15 8 (0.54%) CISM
15 8 (0.54%) ISEB
15 8 (0.54%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.42%) QA
2 28 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.01%) SLA
5 6 (0.40%) Dublin Core
6 4 (0.27%) COBIT
6 4 (0.27%) COSO
6 4 (0.27%) HL7
6 4 (0.27%) PA-DSS
6 4 (0.27%) SAS 70
7 3 (0.20%) SDET
8 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.13%) WCAG
9 1 (0.067%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.067%) EMIR
9 1 (0.067%) FATCA
9 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.067%) MiFID
System Software
1 174 (11.67%) Docker
2 100 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (4.23%) Active Directory
4 33 (2.21%) Xen
5 31 (2.08%) KVM
6 27 (1.81%) etcd
6 27 (1.81%) flannel
6 27 (1.81%) NFS
7 23 (1.54%) Hyper-V
8 21 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (1.41%) SRDF
9 13 (0.87%) Firmware
9 13 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (0.87%) vSphere
10 12 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.74%) Squid
11 11 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.67%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.60%) Dovecot
14 7 (0.47%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 191 (12.81%) Puppet
2 136 (9.12%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (6.04%) Ansible
4 53 (3.55%) Salt
5 43 (2.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 36 (2.41%) Kubernetes
7 34 (2.28%) Marathon
7 34 (2.28%) Mesos
8 33 (2.21%) Kibana
8 33 (2.21%) Nagios
9 29 (1.95%) Consul
9 29 (1.95%) Grafana
9 29 (1.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 28 (1.88%) Rancher
11 27 (1.81%) logstash
12 20 (1.34%) Terraform
13 19 (1.27%) SCCM
14 18 (1.21%) Tivoli
15 15 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 14 (0.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 201 (13.48%) Oracle
2 144 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 127 (8.52%) VMware
4 95 (6.37%) Cisco
5 91 (6.10%) IBM
6 66 (4.43%) Red Hat
7 60 (4.02%) HP
8 52 (3.49%) Google
9 42 (2.82%) Zend
10 32 (2.15%) TIBCO
11 31 (2.08%) SAP
12 30 (2.01%) Juniper
13 28 (1.88%) Rackspace
14 26 (1.74%) F5
14 26 (1.74%) Splunk
15 25 (1.68%) EMC
15 25 (1.68%) NetApp
16 22 (1.48%) Intel
17 21 (1.41%) CheckPoint
18 20 (1.34%) DataSynapse
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