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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 181 208 184
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Contract jobs citing HTTP 729 667 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.14% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.71% 8.22% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 455 391
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 3
Median hourly rate £17.62 £27.66 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.31% -34.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £34.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £61.25
% change year-on-year
-57.14% -42.85%

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
8373 8117 8317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.71% 13.91% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4640 4472
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 521 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +21 681 £450 +4.65% 392
London +37 349 £475 +5.55% 182
South East -13 73 £363 -13.69% 62
Yorkshire +13 71 £500 +16.27% 41
City of London +14 66 £525 +16.66% 53
North West +12 57 £425 +6.25% 35
North East -13 37 £298 -40.40% 4
West Yorkshire -9 33 £430 - 27
South Yorkshire +19 32 £530 +35.89% 11
Sheffield +18 32 £530 +35.89% 11
Tyne and Wear -14 32 £295 -47.32% 4
Manchester +5 31 £425 -2.85% 28
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 31 £295 -47.32% 3
Leeds -17 29 £430 - 22
Scotland +29 28 £340 -22.28% 20
West Midlands -20 28 £500 +66.66% 27
Croydon +8 25 £380 -7.87% 1
East Midlands +18 23 £438 -23.91% 6
Berkshire -12 22 £363 -14.70% 20
Westminster - 22 £525 -
East of England +22 20 £500 -9.09% 13
Hampshire +6 18 £355 -11.25% 14
South West -6 18 £393 -4.26% 17
Cheshire +9 15 £525 +15.06% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 15 £460 -20.00% 1
Nottingham +5 15 £460 -20.00% 1
Glasgow +25 14 £300 - 6
Norwich - 11 £488 -
Norfolk - 11 £488 -
Edinburgh +7 10 £340 -22.28% 10

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 728 (46.40%) Java
2 698 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
3 689 (43.91%) Linux
4 510 (32.50%) HTML
5 418 (26.64%) JavaScript
6 417 (26.58%) REST
7 407 (25.94%) CSS
8 370 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
9 359 (22.88%) Git (software)
10 357 (22.75%) Jenkins
11 345 (21.99%) Python
12 340 (21.67%) JSON
13 339 (21.61%) Unix
14 329 (20.97%) XML
15 312 (19.89%) TCP/IP
16 287 (18.29%) Subversion
17 286 (18.23%) Open Source
18 282 (17.97%) SSL
19 280 (17.85%) Scrum
20 279 (17.78%) Web Services
21 273 (17.40%) SQL
22 262 (16.70%) Oracle
23 254 (16.19%) Windows
24 253 (16.12%) Ruby
25 247 (15.74%) Configuration Management
26 239 (15.23%) RESTful
27 238 (15.17%) Spring
28 231 (14.72%) Apache
29 223 (14.21%) Relational Database
30 217 (13.83%) TDD

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
1 231 (14.72%) Apache
2 199 (12.68%) WebSphere
3 197 (12.56%) Tomcat
4 144 (9.18%) IIS
5 101 (6.44%) JBoss
5 101 (6.44%) WebLogic
6 88 (5.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 74 (4.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 72 (4.59%) Confluence
9 71 (4.53%) IBM HTTP Server
10 66 (4.21%) nginx
11 48 (3.06%) OpenStack
12 44 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
13 41 (2.61%) Jetty
14 33 (2.10%) Mongrel
15 30 (1.91%) SharePoint
16 26 (1.66%) CMS
17 25 (1.59%) Apache Spark
18 21 (1.34%) MQSeries
19 19 (1.21%) Mule
Applications
1 78 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.27%) MS Office
3 18 (1.15%) MS Project
4 13 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.45%) PaintShop Pro
7 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 17 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.45%) Magento
3 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.064%) RMDS
7 1 (0.064%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 139 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (3.76%) GitHub
3 58 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 32 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (1.08%) Google App Engine
7 15 (0.96%) PaaS
8 13 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.76%) IaaS
10 11 (0.70%) Office 365
11 9 (0.57%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.51%) Route 53
12 8 (0.51%) SaaS
13 7 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.38%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.32%) Force.com
15 5 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 312 (19.89%) TCP/IP
2 282 (17.97%) SSL
3 211 (13.45%) DNS
4 153 (9.75%) FTP
5 134 (8.54%) LDAP
6 127 (8.09%) Internet
7 121 (7.71%) HTTPS
8 104 (6.63%) Firewall
9 97 (6.18%) DHCP
10 82 (5.23%) IPsec
11 75 (4.78%) VPN
12 59 (3.76%) SMTP
13 55 (3.51%) SSH
14 49 (3.12%) NAS
15 44 (2.80%) BGP
16 39 (2.49%) SAN
17 36 (2.29%) Network Security
18 35 (2.23%) LAN
19 34 (2.17%) WAN
20 29 (1.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (14.21%) Relational Database
2 193 (12.30%) MongoDB
3 192 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
4 178 (11.34%) MySQL
5 157 (10.01%) SQL Server
6 145 (9.24%) NoSQL
7 66 (4.21%) Oracle Database
8 55 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 54 (3.44%) Redis
10 40 (2.55%) Hadoop
10 40 (2.55%) RDBMS
11 36 (2.29%) DB2
12 29 (1.85%) Big Data
13 17 (1.08%) HBase
14 15 (0.96%) CouchDB
14 15 (0.96%) Neo4j
15 13 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
17 10 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 359 (22.88%) Git (software)
2 357 (22.75%) Jenkins
3 287 (18.29%) Subversion
4 173 (11.03%) JUnit
5 140 (8.92%) JIRA
6 110 (7.01%) Maven
7 105 (6.69%) Cucumber
8 85 (5.42%) Selenium
9 51 (3.25%) SoapUI
10 49 (3.12%) Visual Studio
11 45 (2.87%) Hudson
12 44 (2.80%) Gradle
13 40 (2.55%) Travis CI
14 31 (1.98%) Introscope
15 30 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 30 (1.91%) JMeter
16 28 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (1.72%) Ant
18 26 (1.66%) WebDriver
19 24 (1.53%) gulp
General
1 133 (8.48%) Finance
2 78 (4.97%) Banking
3 58 (3.70%) Marketing
4 49 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.10%) Retail
6 25 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.27%) Electronics
8 12 (0.76%) Publishing
9 10 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.64%) Legal
10 9 (0.57%) Games
10 9 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.51%) German Language
12 6 (0.38%) International Banking
13 5 (0.32%) Advertising
13 5 (0.32%) Back Office
13 5 (0.32%) French Language
13 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.32%) Local Government
14 4 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 687 (43.79%) Developer
2 218 (13.89%) Java Developer
3 123 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 120 (7.65%) Architect
5 95 (6.05%) Senior Developer
6 90 (5.74%) Scala Developer
7 87 (5.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 81 (5.16%) Administrator
9 79 (5.04%) Consultant
10 74 (4.72%) Analyst
11 59 (3.76%) Software Engineer
12 46 (2.93%) Java Scala Developer
13 45 (2.87%) Agile Developer
13 45 (2.87%) C# Developer
14 43 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
15 42 (2.68%) Linux Engineer
16 41 (2.61%) Support Engineer
17 40 (2.55%) .NET Developer
18 39 (2.49%) Tester
19 37 (2.36%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 510 (32.50%) HTML
2 417 (26.58%) REST
3 407 (25.94%) CSS
4 340 (21.67%) JSON
5 329 (20.97%) XML
6 279 (17.78%) Web Services
7 239 (15.23%) RESTful
8 238 (15.17%) Spring
9 202 (12.87%) HTML5
10 200 (12.75%) Middleware
11 189 (12.05%) .NET
12 175 (11.15%) SOAP
13 164 (10.45%) Ajax
14 161 (10.26%) Node.js
15 159 (10.13%) CSS3
16 130 (8.29%) Play Framework
17 129 (8.22%) J2EE
18 110 (7.01%) AngularJS
19 95 (6.05%) Django
20 94 (5.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (5.61%) User Experience
3 87 (5.54%) Computer Science
4 52 (3.31%) Visualisation
5 43 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 37 (2.36%) Algorithms
6 37 (2.36%) Clustering
7 34 (2.17%) DataPower
8 33 (2.10%) iPad
9 30 (1.91%) Data Structures
10 29 (1.85%) MPEG
10 29 (1.85%) Public Cloud
11 27 (1.72%) PKI
12 25 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.53%) Data Centre
13 24 (1.53%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.21%) Cryptography
15 17 (1.08%) W3C
16 16 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 15 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 689 (43.91%) Linux
2 339 (21.61%) Unix
3 254 (16.19%) Windows
4 95 (6.05%) Mac OS X
5 85 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 56 (3.57%) Solaris
8 40 (2.55%) Apple iOS
9 39 (2.49%) AIX
10 27 (1.72%) Android
10 27 (1.72%) Ubuntu
11 25 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 22 (1.40%) CoreOS
13 21 (1.34%) CentOS
13 21 (1.34%) RancherOS
14 13 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.76%) Debian
15 12 (0.76%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
3 286 (18.23%) Open Source
4 280 (17.85%) Scrum
5 247 (15.74%) Configuration Management
6 217 (13.83%) TDD
7 213 (13.58%) DevOps
8 186 (11.85%) Automated Testing
9 177 (11.28%) Web Design
10 169 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
11 163 (10.39%) OO
12 160 (10.20%) Web Development
13 157 (10.01%) High Availability
14 151 (9.62%) BDD
15 140 (8.92%) MVC
16 136 (8.67%) Microservices
16 136 (8.67%) Software Engineering
17 117 (7.46%) Front End Development
17 117 (7.46%) SOA
18 112 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 728 (46.40%) Java
2 418 (26.64%) JavaScript
3 345 (21.99%) Python
4 273 (17.40%) SQL
5 253 (16.12%) Ruby
6 193 (12.30%) C#
7 175 (11.15%) Scala
8 147 (9.37%) Perl
9 129 (8.22%) C++
10 105 (6.69%) C
11 96 (6.12%) Shell Script
12 90 (5.74%) PHP
13 80 (5.10%) Bash Shell
14 59 (3.76%) Go
15 52 (3.31%) VB
16 47 (3.00%) Jython
17 43 (2.74%) PowerShell
18 27 (1.72%) VB.NET
19 26 (1.66%) Objective-C
20 20 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 121 (7.71%) Degree
3 100 (6.37%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (1.72%) CISSP
6 26 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.21%) CCNP
9 15 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.96%) MCSA
9 15 (0.96%) MCSE
10 13 (0.83%) MCSD
11 12 (0.76%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.70%) CCNA
12 11 (0.70%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.70%) PMP
13 10 (0.64%) CISA
13 10 (0.64%) CISM
14 8 (0.51%) GCIH
14 8 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.21%) QA
2 26 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.45%) SLA
5 5 (0.32%) COBIT
5 5 (0.32%) HL7
5 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.25%) COSO
6 4 (0.25%) SAS 70
7 3 (0.19%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.19%) SDET
8 2 (0.13%) MiFID
8 2 (0.13%) SEPA
9 1 (0.064%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.064%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.064%) WCAG
System Software
1 137 (8.73%) Docker
2 93 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (5.35%) Active Directory
4 42 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 34 (2.17%) Xen
6 26 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (1.47%) etcd
7 23 (1.47%) flannel
7 23 (1.47%) KVM
7 23 (1.47%) NFS
8 21 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (1.15%) SRDF
10 17 (1.08%) Firmware
11 12 (0.76%) Samba
12 11 (0.70%) Squid
13 10 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.51%) ProxySG
14 8 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 6 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 192 (12.24%) Puppet
2 100 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (4.27%) Ansible
4 34 (2.17%) Nagios
5 31 (1.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 30 (1.91%) Consul
7 29 (1.85%) Tivoli
8 26 (1.66%) Kubernetes
9 24 (1.53%) Marathon
9 24 (1.53%) Mesos
10 23 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 21 (1.34%) Rancher
12 19 (1.21%) CA Wily
12 19 (1.21%) logstash
13 18 (1.15%) Salt
14 17 (1.08%) Kibana
15 16 (1.02%) Grafana
16 15 (0.96%) Graphite
16 15 (0.96%) SCCM
16 15 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 262 (16.70%) Oracle
2 179 (11.41%) IBM
3 173 (11.03%) Microsoft
4 138 (8.80%) VMware
5 113 (7.20%) Google
6 88 (5.61%) Cisco
7 73 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 60 (3.82%) F5
9 50 (3.19%) HP
10 34 (2.17%) NetApp
11 32 (2.04%) CheckPoint
12 30 (1.91%) SAP
13 29 (1.85%) TIBCO
14 27 (1.72%) ATG
15 24 (1.53%) Apple
15 24 (1.53%) Zend
16 22 (1.40%) AppDynamics
17 21 (1.34%) Adobe
17 21 (1.34%) EMC
18 20 (1.27%) Splunk
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