Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 2018 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
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 105 151
Rank change year-on-year +3 +46 +14
Contract jobs citing HTTP 111 97 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.24% 2.08% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 11.52% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 60 31
East of England median daily rate £525 £515 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +5.64% +14.71%
10th Percentile £358 £300 £336
90th Percentile £610 £602 £600
England median daily rate £500 £494 £450
% change year-on-year +1.32% +9.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
East of England median hourly rate £18.64 £16.81 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.89% -69.45% +46.67%
10th Percentile £15.01 £14.55 £52.50
90th Percentile £33.50 £17.82 £57.50
England median hourly rate £27.43 £34.54 £20.03
% change year-on-year -20.60% +72.44% -48.31%

HTTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 833 842 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.84% 18.06% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 444 475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £156 £176 £200
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 99 64
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -49.33% +27.29%
10th Percentile £11.95 £10.48 £12.76
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.60 £47.07
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +5 62 £550 +4.86% 13
Hertfordshire +5 27 £406 +9.80% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £500 -2.91% 24
Norfolk +16 7 £520 -0.95%
Suffolk - 5 £550 - 1
Bedfordshire -7 1 £350 +20.69% 1
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 69 (62.16%) Linux
2 59 (53.15%) TCP/IP
3 58 (52.25%) SSL
4 54 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (42.34%) DevOps
6 42 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (33.33%) Java
8 36 (32.43%) DNS
8 36 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
9 35 (31.53%) Scrum
10 34 (30.63%) Configuration Management
10 34 (30.63%) Open Source
10 34 (30.63%) Test Automation
11 31 (27.93%) Git (software)
12 30 (27.03%) Puppet
13 29 (26.13%) Ansible
13 29 (26.13%) Jenkins
13 29 (26.13%) Deployment Automation
13 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
14 26 (23.42%) Software Engineering
15 25 (22.52%) TDD
15 25 (22.52%) Apache
16 24 (21.62%) VMware
17 23 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (20.72%) SQL
18 21 (18.92%) FTP
18 21 (18.92%) Kanban
18 21 (18.92%) Subversion
18 21 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
19 20 (18.02%) Unix

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 25 (22.52%) Apache
2 16 (14.41%) IIS
2 16 (14.41%) nginx
2 16 (14.41%) WebSphere
3 13 (11.71%) Tomcat
4 12 (10.81%) Jetty
4 12 (10.81%) Mongrel
5 8 (7.21%) Confluence
6 5 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (4.50%) JBoss
7 4 (3.60%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.70%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.70%) Commerce Server
8 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.90%) CMS
10 1 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Magento
2 3 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (13.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (10.81%) Google App Engine
5 6 (5.41%) Akamai
5 6 (5.41%) GitHub
6 5 (4.50%) PaaS
7 3 (2.70%) IaaS
7 3 (2.70%) Stackdriver
7 3 (2.70%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (1.80%) G Suite
8 2 (1.80%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 59 (53.15%) TCP/IP
2 58 (52.25%) SSL
3 36 (32.43%) DNS
4 21 (18.92%) FTP
5 19 (17.12%) DHCP
6 18 (16.22%) Firewall
7 16 (14.41%) IPsec
8 14 (12.61%) VoIP
9 10 (9.01%) Internet
10 9 (8.11%) SMTP
10 9 (8.11%) WAN
11 8 (7.21%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (6.31%) HTTPS
12 7 (6.31%) LAN
12 7 (6.31%) VPN
13 5 (4.50%) Broadband
13 5 (4.50%) DSL
13 5 (4.50%) IPv4
13 5 (4.50%) IPv6
13 5 (4.50%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) Relational Database
2 12 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.01%) MySQL
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.60%) DB2
5 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.70%) Big Data
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.80%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (1.80%) GIS
7 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.90%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 31 (27.93%) Git (software)
2 29 (26.13%) Jenkins
3 21 (18.92%) Subversion
4 11 (9.91%) Selenium
5 10 (9.01%) JIRA
5 10 (9.01%) SoapUI
5 10 (9.01%) Travis CI
6 8 (7.21%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (6.31%) JMeter
8 6 (5.41%) JUnit
9 4 (3.60%) GitLab
9 4 (3.60%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.60%) Vagrant
9 4 (3.60%) Zephyr
10 3 (2.70%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.70%) gulp
10 3 (2.70%) Maven
11 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.80%) Spock
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Local Government
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 29 (26.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (20.72%) Architect
3 21 (18.92%) Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (9.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Magento Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.50%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.60%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Network Support
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.22%) HTML
2 17 (15.32%) .NET
2 17 (15.32%) REST
3 16 (14.41%) J2EE
4 12 (10.81%) Middleware
4 12 (10.81%) Servlets
4 12 (10.81%) SOAP
4 12 (10.81%) XML
5 11 (9.91%) CSS
5 11 (9.91%) JSON
6 8 (7.21%) Web Services
7 7 (6.31%) Spring
8 6 (5.41%) Ajax
8 6 (5.41%) CGI
8 6 (5.41%) LAMP
8 6 (5.41%) Spring Boot
8 6 (5.41%) XHTML
8 6 (5.41%) XSL
9 5 (4.50%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (4.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.21%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.50%) Clustering
4 5 (4.50%) Media Streaming
5 4 (3.60%) User Experience
6 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.70%) Replication
6 3 (2.70%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) PKI
8 1 (0.90%) Animation
8 1 (0.90%) CMDB
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.90%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 69 (62.16%) Linux
2 20 (18.02%) Unix
3 13 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.11%) Windows
5 7 (6.31%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.50%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.70%) CentOS
7 3 (2.70%) VMS
8 2 (1.80%) Android
9 1 (0.90%) AIX
9 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.90%) SUSE
9 1 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
2 47 (42.34%) DevOps
3 42 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (31.53%) Scrum
5 34 (30.63%) Configuration Management
5 34 (30.63%) Open Source
5 34 (30.63%) Test Automation
6 29 (26.13%) Deployment Automation
7 26 (23.42%) Software Engineering
8 25 (22.52%) TDD
9 21 (18.92%) Kanban
10 18 (16.22%) User Stories
11 14 (12.61%) E-Commerce
11 14 (12.61%) Microservices
12 13 (11.71%) Strategic Thinking
13 12 (10.81%) Information Security
13 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
14 11 (9.91%) OO
14 11 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (8.11%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.33%) Java
2 23 (20.72%) SQL
3 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.51%) Python
4 13 (11.71%) Perl
5 11 (9.91%) PHP
6 10 (9.01%) C
7 9 (8.11%) Ruby
8 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.50%) C++
8 5 (4.50%) Embedded C
8 5 (4.50%) Java 8
9 4 (3.60%) Go
9 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.70%) C#
11 2 (1.80%) ES6
11 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.80%) Scala
11 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.90%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.31%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (6.31%) Degree
4 4 (3.60%) CCNP
4 4 (3.60%) MCP
4 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.80%) CCNA
6 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.51%) Docker
3 12 (10.81%) Xen
4 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
5 7 (6.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.90%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (27.03%) Puppet
2 29 (26.13%) Ansible
3 21 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.50%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.60%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.70%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.70%) Kibana
6 3 (2.70%) logstash
6 3 (2.70%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.80%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.80%) Salt
7 2 (1.80%) Terraform
8 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.62%) VMware
3 17 (15.32%) Google
4 13 (11.71%) Cisco
5 10 (9.01%) Dell
5 10 (9.01%) HP
6 9 (8.11%) Oracle
7 7 (6.31%) Veeam
8 6 (5.41%) Splunk
8 6 (5.41%) Zend
9 5 (4.50%) F5
10 4 (3.60%) IBM
10 4 (3.60%) Mitel
10 4 (3.60%) WSO2
11 3 (2.70%) New Relic
11 3 (2.70%) Percona
11 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.80%) Arista
12 2 (1.80%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.80%) Zscaler