Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 121 136
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 +24
Contract jobs citing HTTP 83 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.88% 1.65% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.69% 9.79% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 35
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.89% +7.06%
10th Percentile £346 £300 £333
90th Percentile £660 £598 £598
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
East of England median hourly rate £18.64 - £55.00
10th Percentile £15.01 - £40.25
90th Percentile £33.50 - £57.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -50.29% +8.13% -

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 710 725 709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.12% 16.82% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 407 383
East of England median daily rate £375 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £152 £163 £205
90th Percentile £551 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 65 55
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% -36.84% +55.10%
10th Percentile £12.18 £10.00 £12.70
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.30 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% -20.45% +16.28%

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 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Hertfordshire +20 29 £400 - 4
Essex +4 28 £488 -11.28% 8
Norfolk +10 11 £520 -0.95% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 9 £500 +3.63% 15
Suffolk - 5 £550 - 1
Bedfordshire -17 1 £350 +18.64%
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (44.58%) Linux
2 33 (39.76%) TCP/IP
2 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (37.35%) Java
4 30 (36.14%) SSL
5 28 (33.73%) Git (software)
6 27 (32.53%) Open Source
6 27 (32.53%) DevOps
7 23 (27.71%) Test Automation
8 22 (26.51%) Firewall
8 22 (26.51%) SQL
9 21 (25.30%) Configuration Management
9 21 (25.30%) TDD
9 21 (25.30%) Puppet
10 20 (24.10%) Jenkins
11 19 (22.89%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (22.89%) Scrum
12 18 (21.69%) DNS
12 18 (21.69%) Relational Database
13 17 (20.48%) Mentoring
14 16 (19.28%) Apache
14 16 (19.28%) HTML
14 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
14 16 (19.28%) Subversion
15 15 (18.07%) XML
15 15 (18.07%) REST
16 14 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (16.87%) Deployment Automation
16 14 (16.87%) Web Services

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 16 (19.28%) Apache
2 8 (9.64%) JBoss
3 5 (6.02%) Confluence
3 5 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.82%) nginx
4 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.61%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.61%) Commerce Server
5 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.20%) CMS
7 1 (1.20%) Jetty
7 1 (1.20%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.20%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Magento
2 3 (3.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.23%) Akamai
4 4 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.82%) PaaS
5 3 (3.61%) GitHub
5 3 (3.61%) IaaS
5 3 (3.61%) Stackdriver
6 2 (2.41%) G Suite
6 2 (2.41%) Heroku
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (39.76%) TCP/IP
2 30 (36.14%) SSL
3 22 (26.51%) Firewall
4 18 (21.69%) DNS
5 9 (10.84%) SMTP
5 9 (10.84%) VoIP
6 8 (9.64%) HTTPS
7 7 (8.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (8.43%) LAN
7 7 (8.43%) VPN
8 6 (7.23%) FTP
9 5 (6.02%) IPsec
9 5 (6.02%) SSH
10 4 (4.82%) BGP
10 4 (4.82%) Multicast
10 4 (4.82%) SNMP
10 4 (4.82%) WAN
11 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (3.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) Relational Database
2 13 (15.66%) MySQL
3 7 (8.43%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.02%) DB2
6 4 (4.82%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (4.82%) GIS
7 3 (3.61%) Big Data
7 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.20%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.20%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (33.73%) Git (software)
2 20 (24.10%) Jenkins
3 16 (19.28%) Subversion
4 9 (10.84%) JIRA
4 9 (10.84%) JUnit
4 9 (10.84%) Selenium
5 8 (9.64%) SoapUI
6 7 (8.43%) Zephyr
7 5 (6.02%) Hudson
8 4 (4.82%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.82%) CruiseControl
8 4 (4.82%) FishEye
8 4 (4.82%) JMeter
8 4 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (4.82%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.61%) Mockito
10 2 (2.41%) GitLab
10 2 (2.41%) gulp
General
1 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
5 2 (2.41%) Local Government
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 16 (19.28%) Developer
1 16 (19.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) Architect
3 8 (9.64%) Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (7.23%) Magento Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Security Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Security Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.02%) Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) HTML
2 15 (18.07%) REST
2 15 (18.07%) XML
3 14 (16.87%) CSS
3 14 (16.87%) Web Services
4 13 (15.66%) Middleware
5 10 (12.05%) SOAP
6 8 (9.64%) .NET
7 7 (8.43%) J2EE
8 6 (7.23%) LAMP
8 6 (7.23%) RESTful
8 6 (7.23%) Spring
8 6 (7.23%) XHTML
8 6 (7.23%) XSL
9 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.02%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (4.82%) GWT
10 4 (4.82%) Java EE
11 3 (3.61%) JPA
11 3 (3.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 3 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.61%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.61%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.20%) Animation
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) STB
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.58%) Linux
2 12 (14.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (10.84%) Unix
3 9 (10.84%) Windows
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.82%) CentOS
6 3 (3.61%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.61%) VMS
7 2 (2.41%) Android
7 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.20%) AIX
8 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.20%) SUSE
8 1 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (32.53%) DevOps
3 27 (32.53%) Open Source
4 23 (27.71%) Test Automation
5 21 (25.30%) Configuration Management
5 21 (25.30%) TDD
6 19 (22.89%) Scrum
7 17 (20.48%) Mentoring
8 14 (16.87%) Deployment Automation
8 14 (16.87%) E-Commerce
8 14 (16.87%) Kanban
9 13 (15.66%) Continuous Deployment
9 13 (15.66%) OO
10 11 (13.25%) Microservices
10 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.05%) MVC
11 10 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (10.84%) Information Security
12 9 (10.84%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) Java
2 22 (26.51%) SQL
3 13 (15.66%) Perl
4 12 (14.46%) Python
5 11 (13.25%) PHP
6 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.84%) C
8 8 (9.64%) Ruby
9 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.61%) Go
10 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.41%) C#
11 2 (2.41%) ES6
11 2 (2.41%) Java 8
11 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.20%) C++
12 1 (1.20%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.82%) CCNP
5 4 (4.82%) Degree
5 4 (4.82%) MCP
6 2 (2.41%) CCNA
6 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
1 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.25%) Docker
3 7 (8.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.20%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (25.30%) Puppet
2 19 (22.89%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.64%) Ansible
4 7 (8.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (3.61%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.61%) Kibana
5 3 (3.61%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.61%) logstash
5 3 (3.61%) QRadar
5 3 (3.61%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.41%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (2.41%) Nessus
6 2 (2.41%) Nmap
7 1 (1.20%) Salt
7 1 (1.20%) Terraform
7 1 (1.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) Cisco
2 13 (15.66%) VMware
3 10 (12.05%) Dell
3 10 (12.05%) HP
4 9 (10.84%) Oracle
5 7 (8.43%) IBM
5 7 (8.43%) Veeam
6 6 (7.23%) Atlassian
6 6 (7.23%) Google
6 6 (7.23%) Zend
7 5 (6.02%) F5
7 5 (6.02%) WSO2
8 4 (4.82%) Mitel
9 3 (3.61%) New Relic
9 3 (3.61%) Percona
9 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.61%) Splunk
10 2 (2.41%) Arista
10 2 (2.41%) Zscaler