The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 117 117
Rank change year-on-year +38 0  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 56 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.41% 0.52% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.79% 3.47% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 9
Median daily rate £500 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £342 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +19.55% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -53.71%  

HTTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 475 375 610
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.41% 15.01% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 216 323
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 30 62
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +73.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing HTTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in the East of England

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in the East of England

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in the East of England

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in the East of England

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Essex +23 41 £500 -
Bedfordshire +1 8 £288 -17.85% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £339 - 8
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - - 9
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 76 (73.08%) Linux
1 76 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (65.38%) TDD
3 67 (64.42%) SSL
4 66 (63.46%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (62.50%) TCP/IP
6 57 (54.81%) Git (software)
7 55 (52.88%) Test Automation
7 55 (52.88%) DevOps
8 53 (50.96%) Kanban
8 53 (50.96%) Scrum
9 51 (49.04%) Jenkins
10 49 (47.12%) Configuration Management
11 47 (45.19%) SOA
12 45 (43.27%) Middleware
12 45 (43.27%) Relational Database
13 44 (42.31%) Open Source
13 44 (42.31%) Apache
14 43 (41.35%) Opscode Chef
14 43 (41.35%) Mentoring
15 42 (40.38%) Subversion
16 40 (38.46%) Microservices
17 38 (36.54%) J2EE
17 38 (36.54%) Oracle
17 38 (36.54%) Docker
17 38 (36.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 37 (35.58%) Coaching
19 36 (34.62%) Puppet
19 36 (34.62%) JBoss
20 35 (33.65%) Software Engineering

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 44 (42.31%) Apache
2 36 (34.62%) JBoss
3 28 (26.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.81%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.85%) IIS
6 4 (3.85%) Jetty
6 4 (3.85%) Mongrel
6 4 (3.85%) nginx
7 3 (2.88%) Mule
8 2 (1.92%) CMS
8 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (12.50%) IaaS
1 13 (12.50%) PaaS
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.85%) Google App Engine
3 4 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Boomi
5 1 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 67 (64.42%) SSL
2 65 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 14 (13.46%) DNS
4 7 (6.73%) LDAP
5 4 (3.85%) DHCP
6 3 (2.88%) Firewall
6 3 (2.88%) FTP
6 3 (2.88%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.88%) IPsec
6 3 (2.88%) LAN
6 3 (2.88%) SMTP
7 2 (1.92%) Internet
7 2 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (43.27%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.73%) MySQL
3 5 (4.81%) MariaDB
4 4 (3.85%) Big Data
4 4 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.85%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 57 (54.81%) Git (software)
2 51 (49.04%) Jenkins
3 42 (40.38%) Subversion
4 13 (12.50%) Maven
5 7 (6.73%) JUnit
6 5 (4.81%) Mockito
7 3 (2.88%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.92%) Bower
8 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.96%) JIRA
9 1 (0.96%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (5.77%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Electronics
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (29.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (27.88%) Developer
3 18 (17.31%) Architect
4 13 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.58%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) UI Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
8 7 (6.73%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.88%) Junior
11 3 (2.88%) Junior Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
12 2 (1.92%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (1.92%) Lead Architect
12 2 (1.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (43.27%) Middleware
2 38 (36.54%) J2EE
3 30 (28.85%) JSON
4 27 (25.96%) HTML
5 25 (24.04%) REST
6 22 (21.15%) .NET
7 21 (20.19%) CSS
8 20 (19.23%) XML
9 14 (13.46%) Ajax
9 14 (13.46%) CSS3
9 14 (13.46%) HTML5
9 14 (13.46%) Web Services
10 12 (11.54%) Dojo
10 12 (11.54%) jQuery
10 12 (11.54%) Node.js
11 10 (9.62%) Spring
12 9 (8.65%) Hibernate
13 8 (7.69%) DOM
13 8 (7.69%) JSP
13 8 (7.69%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Animation
2 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.85%) Social Media
4 2 (1.92%) DataPower
4 2 (1.92%) RIA
5 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.96%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 76 (73.08%) Linux
2 38 (36.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (25.96%) Unix
4 20 (19.23%) Mac OS X
5 10 (9.62%) CoreOS
5 10 (9.62%) Ubuntu
5 10 (9.62%) Windows
6 4 (3.85%) VMS
6 4 (3.85%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.88%) AIX
7 3 (2.88%) HPUX
7 3 (2.88%) Solaris
8 2 (1.92%) CentOS
8 2 (1.92%) Fedora
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (65.38%) TDD
3 66 (63.46%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (52.88%) DevOps
4 55 (52.88%) Test Automation
5 53 (50.96%) Kanban
5 53 (50.96%) Scrum
6 49 (47.12%) Configuration Management
7 47 (45.19%) SOA
8 44 (42.31%) Open Source
9 43 (41.35%) Mentoring
10 40 (38.46%) Microservices
11 37 (35.58%) Coaching
12 35 (33.65%) Software Engineering
13 33 (31.73%) Continuous Delivery
14 31 (29.81%) API Design
15 30 (28.85%) User Stories
16 24 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
17 19 (18.27%) Web Development
18 12 (11.54%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.69%) Java
2 33 (31.73%) JavaScript
3 29 (27.88%) Perl
4 23 (22.12%) Python
5 19 (18.27%) C
6 17 (16.35%) SQL
7 12 (11.54%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.88%) Groovy
9 3 (2.88%) XPath
10 2 (1.92%) C#
10 2 (1.92%) C++
11 1 (0.96%) ES6
11 1 (0.96%) PHP
11 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.96%) Degree
4 1 (0.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (36.54%) Docker
2 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (3.85%) Xen
4 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.96%) Firmware
5 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (41.35%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (34.62%) Puppet
3 21 (20.19%) Ansible
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.96%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (36.54%) Oracle
2 33 (31.73%) WSO2
3 14 (13.46%) VMware
4 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.85%) Dell
5 4 (3.85%) Google
5 4 (3.85%) HP
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.88%) Cisco
6 3 (2.88%) IBM
6 3 (2.88%) SAP
6 3 (2.88%) webMethods
7 2 (1.92%) Mitel
7 2 (1.92%) Veeam
8 1 (0.96%) EMC
8 1 (0.96%) FireEye
8 1 (0.96%) Intel
8 1 (0.96%) McAfee
8 1 (0.96%) Symantec
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Synergize Consulting
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