Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 117 144
Rank change year-on-year -23 +27 +8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 52 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.11% 1.48% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.88% 8.75% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 37
East of England median daily rate £475 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% -
10th Percentile £375 £398 £370
90th Percentile £600 £590 £585
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
East of England median hourly rate - - £52.50
England median hourly rate £33.00 £45.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -27.47% +17.42% -8.82%

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 756 754 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.15% 16.88% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 394 369
East of England median daily rate £360 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.03% -3.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £143 £170 £217
90th Percentile £553 £550 £564
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 59 90
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +45.08%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.13 £12.08
90th Percentile £49.55 £44.55 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.04 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.79% -2.27% +10.00%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +9 33 £475 -7.27% 4
Norfolk -1 11 £520 +33.76% 2
Hertfordshire -12 7 £400 -11.11% 6
Cambridgeshire -41 1 - - 13
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) TDD
3 28 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 27 (51.92%) Java
5 26 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 25 (48.08%) Linux
7 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (44.23%) Test Automation
8 23 (44.23%) Scrum
9 22 (42.31%) SSL
10 21 (40.38%) Kanban
10 21 (40.38%) Relational Database
11 20 (38.46%) Mentoring
11 20 (38.46%) Subversion
12 19 (36.54%) Web Services
13 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
14 17 (32.69%) Middleware
14 17 (32.69%) Configuration Management
15 16 (30.77%) Oracle
15 16 (30.77%) JBoss
16 15 (28.85%) C
16 15 (28.85%) Open Source
17 13 (25.00%) SQL
17 13 (25.00%) JUnit
17 13 (25.00%) SOA
18 12 (23.08%) XML
18 12 (23.08%) HTML
18 12 (23.08%) J2EE
18 12 (23.08%) Spring
18 12 (23.08%) User Stories

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 (30.77%) JBoss
2 10 (19.23%) Apache
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (15.38%) WebLogic
5 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.92%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) Mule
6 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Akamai
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 22 (42.31%) SSL
3 7 (13.46%) Firewall
3 7 (13.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.92%) FTP
5 1 (1.92%) SMTP
5 1 (1.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.38%) MySQL
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (7.69%) GIS
5 3 (5.77%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.85%) DB2
6 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.92%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 20 (38.46%) Subversion
3 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
4 13 (25.00%) JUnit
5 8 (15.38%) Selenium
5 8 (15.38%) SoapUI
6 7 (13.46%) JIRA
6 7 (13.46%) Mockito
6 7 (13.46%) Zephyr
7 5 (9.62%) Hudson
8 4 (7.69%) Bitbucket
8 4 (7.69%) CruiseControl
8 4 (7.69%) FishEye
8 4 (7.69%) JMeter
8 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
9 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.85%) Metasploit
11 1 (1.92%) Maven
11 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (1.92%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Automotive
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Security Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Security Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Security Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) Web Services
2 17 (32.69%) Middleware
3 12 (23.08%) HTML
3 12 (23.08%) J2EE
3 12 (23.08%) Spring
3 12 (23.08%) XML
4 10 (19.23%) LDAP
4 10 (19.23%) SOAP
5 9 (17.31%) CSS
6 8 (15.38%) REST
6 8 (15.38%) RESTful
7 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
7 7 (13.46%) JAAS
7 7 (13.46%) JAXB
7 7 (13.46%) JAX-RPC
7 7 (13.46%) JPA
7 7 (13.46%) Spring MVC
8 4 (7.69%) .NET
8 4 (7.69%) GWT
9 3 (5.77%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (13.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 7 (13.46%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.77%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) DataPower
5 1 (1.92%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.92%) STB
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Unix
3 8 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) CentOS
5 1 (1.92%) HPUX
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) TDD
3 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (44.23%) Scrum
4 23 (44.23%) Test Automation
5 21 (40.38%) Kanban
6 20 (38.46%) Mentoring
7 17 (32.69%) Configuration Management
8 15 (28.85%) Open Source
9 13 (25.00%) SOA
10 12 (23.08%) Coaching
10 12 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
10 12 (23.08%) DevOps
10 12 (23.08%) User Stories
11 9 (17.31%) API Design
11 9 (17.31%) Microservices
11 9 (17.31%) OO
11 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
12 7 (13.46%) MVC
12 7 (13.46%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) C
3 13 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL
5 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) Perl
6 4 (7.69%) Python
7 3 (5.77%) C++
8 2 (3.85%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) Groovy
9 1 (1.92%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Docker
2 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Puppet
2 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (9.62%) Ansible
5 3 (5.77%) QRadar
5 3 (5.77%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (5.77%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.85%) Nessus
6 2 (3.85%) Nmap
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) IBM
2 9 (17.31%) WSO2
3 5 (9.62%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) webMethods