The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 25 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.84% 3.45% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.59% 23.08% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.80 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-58.04% +25.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.17% 14.94% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate £325 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.86 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
HTTP
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (87.50%) MQSeries
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) DB2
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 6 (75.00%) AIX
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Dell
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) SUSE
3 6 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (87.50%) Tomcat
1 7 (87.50%) MQSeries
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) DB2
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Log4j
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Services Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Delivery Project Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Struts
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) XMLBeans
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (75.00%) AIX
3 6 (75.00%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) HPUX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Dell
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Interwoven