Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 122 122
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +12
Contract jobs citing HTTP 46 82 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.12% 1.84% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.07% 11.76% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 50
East of England median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £298 £348 £358
90th Percentile £570 £661 £599
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
East of England median hourly rate - £18.64 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year +19.66% -31.98% +4.56%

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 758 697 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.51% 15.68% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 337 420
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £250 £143 £163
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 83 73
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £29.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.90% -21.56%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.61 £10.53
90th Percentile £66.81 £46.50 £44.34
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -6.98% -14.00%

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 22 April 2019.

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 6 months to 22 April 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +5 28 £500 +33.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £400 -20.00% 1
Suffolk +20 5 £394 -25.00%
Norfolk -5 4 £438 -15.87% 1
Bedfordshire +19 2 £350 -
Essex -40 1 £500 - 1
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 23 (50.00%) FTP
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
4 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 16 (34.78%) DNS
5 15 (32.61%) Serverless
6 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (26.09%) VPN
7 12 (26.09%) Linux
8 11 (23.91%) XML
8 11 (23.91%) HTML
8 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
8 11 (23.91%) PaaS
8 11 (23.91%) Azure Functions
8 11 (23.91%) Terraform
8 11 (23.91%) Cosmos DB
9 10 (21.74%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 10 (21.74%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.74%) HTTPS
10 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.39%) Windows
10 8 (17.39%) REST
11 7 (15.22%) DHCP
11 7 (15.22%) SSL
12 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
12 6 (13.04%) Project Management
12 6 (13.04%) MVC
12 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.04%) Python

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 4 (8.70%) Apache
1 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.17%) nginx
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Serverless
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (23.91%) Azure Functions
3 11 (23.91%) PaaS
4 10 (21.74%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (6.52%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.52%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.17%) GitHub
7 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.17%) IaaS
7 1 (2.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) FTP
2 16 (34.78%) DNS
3 12 (26.09%) VPN
4 10 (21.74%) HTTPS
5 7 (15.22%) DHCP
5 7 (15.22%) SSL
6 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.87%) RTP
7 5 (10.87%) Wireshark
8 4 (8.70%) BGP
8 4 (8.70%) LAN
8 4 (8.70%) OSPF
8 4 (8.70%) WAN
9 3 (6.52%) 3GPP
9 3 (6.52%) EIGRP
9 3 (6.52%) LTE
9 3 (6.52%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (6.52%) SMTP
9 3 (6.52%) VLAN
9 3 (6.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) MySQL
5 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.35%) GDB
3 2 (4.35%) Gradle
3 2 (4.35%) Maven
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Valgrind
4 1 (2.17%) Gatling
4 1 (2.17%) Geb
4 1 (2.17%) GitLab
4 1 (2.17%) gulp
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.17%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.17%) Protractor
4 1 (2.17%) Spock
4 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Leader
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) C Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) HTML
1 11 (23.91%) XML
2 8 (17.39%) REST
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
3 5 (10.87%) JSON
3 5 (10.87%) LDAP
4 4 (8.70%) .NET
4 4 (8.70%) JMS
4 4 (8.70%) SOAP
4 4 (8.70%) Web Services
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.52%) Spring
5 3 (6.52%) WSDL
6 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.35%) FreeSWITCH
6 2 (4.35%) OAuth
6 2 (4.35%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) PKI
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) AIX
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Continuous Deployment
2 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.04%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) MVC
2 6 (13.04%) Project Management
3 5 (10.87%) OO
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.70%) TDD
5 3 (6.52%) Component Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.52%) Data Stewardship
5 3 (6.52%) DevOps
5 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.35%) Data Governance
6 2 (4.35%) OO PHP
6 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
3 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) C
5 5 (10.87%) C++
6 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.52%) C#
7 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 2 (4.35%) PHP
9 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.17%) PL/1
9 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) VB6
9 1 (2.17%) VBScript
9 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (2.17%) HL7
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Docker
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) KVM
3 2 (4.35%) Squid
3 2 (4.35%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Firmware
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Terraform
2 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.17%) Kibana
3 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.17%) logstash
3 1 (2.17%) Mesos
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) OpenView
3 1 (2.17%) OVPM
3 1 (2.17%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) CA
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Arista
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) F5
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Perforce
4 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Zend
4 2 (4.35%) Zerto
5 1 (2.17%) Ciena
5 1 (2.17%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) jetNEXUS
5 1 (2.17%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.17%) Remedy
5 1 (2.17%) Veeam