Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 127 136
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 +30
Contract jobs citing HTTP 85 83 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.67% 1.64% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.47% 8.79% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 33
East of England median daily rate £544 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +2.56% +18.18%
10th Percentile £352 £318 £388
90th Percentile £600 £598 £598
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
East of England median hourly rate - £16.81 -
England median hourly rate £27.43 £33.00 £21.14
% change year-on-year -16.89% +56.12% -10.77%

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 898 944 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.60% 18.60% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 464 463
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £178 £170 £200
90th Percentile £550 £573 £543
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 118 62
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.75 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.35% -33.56% +16.41%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.81 £12.89
90th Percentile £52.50 £44.05 £44.98
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 18 October 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
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 18 October 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 -7 53 £563 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 12 £400 - 11
Hertfordshire -11 10 £475 +24.59% 14
Suffolk - 5 £575 - 1
Norfolk +18 4 £348 -30.50% 1
Bedfordshire +1 1 - -
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 62 (72.94%) Linux
2 54 (63.53%) TCP/IP
3 48 (56.47%) SSL
4 42 (49.41%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (45.88%) DNS
5 39 (45.88%) DevOps
6 38 (44.71%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (38.82%) Scrum
9 30 (35.29%) Java
10 28 (32.94%) Configuration Management
10 28 (32.94%) Test Automation
11 27 (31.76%) Software Engineering
12 26 (30.59%) Git (software)
13 25 (29.41%) Unix
14 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
14 24 (28.24%) Ansible
15 22 (25.88%) FTP
15 22 (25.88%) TDD
16 21 (24.71%) Kanban
16 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
16 21 (24.71%) Deployment Automation
17 20 (23.53%) Self-Motivation
17 20 (23.53%) Open Source
17 20 (23.53%) REST
17 20 (23.53%) Docker
17 20 (23.53%) DHCP
18 19 (22.35%) SQL
18 19 (22.35%) Subversion
19 18 (21.18%) Puppet

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 17 (20.00%) Apache
2 15 (17.65%) IIS
2 15 (17.65%) nginx
3 14 (16.47%) Tomcat
4 13 (15.29%) WebSphere
5 11 (12.94%) Jetty
5 11 (12.94%) Mongrel
6 5 (5.88%) Confluence
6 5 (5.88%) JBoss
7 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.18%) Commerce Server
10 1 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (44.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (12.94%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (12.94%) Google App Engine
3 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.88%) GitHub
5 4 (4.71%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (3.53%) Heroku
6 3 (3.53%) PaaS
7 2 (2.35%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.35%) IaaS
8 1 (1.18%) Akamai
8 1 (1.18%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 54 (63.53%) TCP/IP
2 48 (56.47%) SSL
3 39 (45.88%) DNS
4 22 (25.88%) FTP
5 20 (23.53%) DHCP
6 15 (17.65%) Internet
7 14 (16.47%) IPsec
8 13 (15.29%) Firewall
9 11 (12.94%) VPN
10 8 (9.41%) Broadband
10 8 (9.41%) VoIP
10 8 (9.41%) WAN
10 8 (9.41%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (8.24%) DLNA
11 7 (8.24%) DSL
11 7 (8.24%) IPv4
11 7 (8.24%) IPv6
11 7 (8.24%) UPnP
12 6 (7.06%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (4.71%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) MongoDB
3 10 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.53%) MySQL
7 2 (2.35%) Big Data
7 2 (2.35%) DB2
7 2 (2.35%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (2.35%) GIS
7 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (30.59%) Git (software)
2 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
3 19 (22.35%) Subversion
4 13 (15.29%) Selenium
5 9 (10.59%) SoapUI
5 9 (10.59%) Travis CI
6 8 (9.41%) JIRA
6 8 (9.41%) JUnit
7 6 (7.06%) gulp
7 6 (7.06%) JMeter
7 6 (7.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (5.88%) GitLab
9 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.71%) Gatling
9 4 (4.71%) LoadRunner
9 4 (4.71%) Vagrant
10 3 (3.53%) Gradle
10 3 (3.53%) Grunt
10 3 (3.53%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (3.53%) Maven
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (20.00%) Architect
4 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.88%) Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Agile Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Security Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Site Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) REST
2 16 (18.82%) HTML
3 15 (17.65%) J2EE
3 15 (17.65%) SOAP
4 14 (16.47%) .NET
5 13 (15.29%) JSON
5 13 (15.29%) Servlets
6 10 (11.76%) Spring
7 8 (9.41%) Ajax
7 8 (9.41%) CSS
8 7 (8.24%) CGI
8 7 (8.24%) LAMP
8 7 (8.24%) Spring Boot
8 7 (8.24%) XML
9 6 (7.06%) HTML5
9 6 (7.06%) Middleware
9 6 (7.06%) Web Services
10 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.88%) Node.js
10 5 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Media Streaming
3 6 (7.06%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (5.88%) Clustering
4 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.71%) User Experience
6 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.53%) PKI
6 3 (3.53%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.18%) CMDB
8 1 (1.18%) New Media
8 1 (1.18%) Replication
8 1 (1.18%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.94%) Linux
2 25 (29.41%) Unix
3 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (11.76%) Windows
5 7 (8.24%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (8.24%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.35%) Android
7 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.35%) VMS
8 1 (1.18%) AIX
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.18%) SUSE
8 1 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (49.41%) Continuous Integration
2 39 (45.88%) DevOps
3 35 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (38.82%) Scrum
5 28 (32.94%) Configuration Management
5 28 (32.94%) Test Automation
6 27 (31.76%) Software Engineering
7 22 (25.88%) TDD
8 21 (24.71%) Deployment Automation
8 21 (24.71%) Kanban
9 20 (23.53%) Open Source
10 17 (20.00%) User Stories
11 14 (16.47%) Microservices
12 13 (15.29%) Strategic Thinking
13 12 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (9.41%) Collaborative Working
14 8 (9.41%) Continuous Deployment
14 8 (9.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 7 (8.24%) Defect Tracking
15 7 (8.24%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) Java
2 19 (22.35%) SQL
3 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.29%) C
5 9 (10.59%) C++
5 9 (10.59%) Perl
6 8 (9.41%) Python
7 7 (8.24%) C#
7 7 (8.24%) Embedded C
8 6 (7.06%) Java 8
8 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.88%) PHP
9 5 (5.88%) Ruby
10 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.53%) ES6
11 3 (3.53%) Scala
11 3 (3.53%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.35%) Groovy
12 2 (2.35%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) CCNA
4 3 (3.53%) CCNP
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.18%) CISSP
6 1 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) GIAC
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCSE
6 1 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.18%) SANS
6 1 (1.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (23.53%) Docker
2 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.94%) Xen
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (7.06%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (7.06%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.18%) KVM
7 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (28.24%) Ansible
2 18 (21.18%) Puppet
3 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (9.41%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (3.53%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.53%) Kibana
7 2 (2.35%) Grafana
7 2 (2.35%) Salt
7 2 (2.35%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.18%) logstash
8 1 (1.18%) SCCM
8 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) Google
3 14 (16.47%) VMware
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle
5 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.88%) Splunk
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco
7 3 (3.53%) New Relic
8 2 (2.35%) Adobe
8 2 (2.35%) CA
8 2 (2.35%) F5
8 2 (2.35%) IBM
8 2 (2.35%) webMethods
8 2 (2.35%) WSO2
9 1 (1.18%) Arista
9 1 (1.18%) Percona
9 1 (1.18%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.18%) Zscaler