The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 22 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.26% 1.19% 5.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 8.33% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -47.05%
HTTP
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.03% 14.29% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Average daily rate £335 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £343 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £356 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.75 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Watford

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Sun
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Content Management
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
2 5 (71.43%) XMLBeans
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Web 2.0
2 5 (71.43%) XPath
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Sun Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Interwoven
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) Log4j
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) JMS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) MQSeries
2 5 (71.43%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Ant
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
1 5 (71.43%) Log4j
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Services Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Delivery Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) Servlets
1 5 (71.43%) SOAP
1 5 (71.43%) Struts
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) XSLT
1 5 (71.43%) JMS
1 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) XMLBeans
1 5 (71.43%) Ajax
1 5 (71.43%) JSON
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) HPUX
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) SUSE
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Sun Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Sun
2 5 (71.43%) Interwoven
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Dell