Period
to 22 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 129 75 104
Rank change year-on-year -54 +29 +23
Contract jobs citing HTTP 15 23 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 1.59% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 7.57% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 42
10th Percentile £313 £281 £357
25th Percentile £363 £298 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £373 £450
Median % change year-on-year +34.23% -17.22% -18.18%
75th Percentile £587 £510 £484
90th Percentile £602 £652 £551
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -0.99%

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 392 304 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.99% 20.95% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 173 398
10th Percentile £163 £155 £213
25th Percentile £263 £213 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £388 £325 £400
Median % change year-on-year +19.23% -18.75% -
75th Percentile £488 £438 £488
90th Percentile £550 £469 £562
England median daily rate £500 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.66% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 27 47
10th Percentile - £12.23 £13.38
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £23.63 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -32.28% +43.18% -2.22%
75th Percentile £20.00 £48.75 £43.63
90th Percentile £28.50 £51.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.38
% change year-on-year -33.85% +52.05% +18.75%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing HTTP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HTTP in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for HTTP in the East of England

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HTTP in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for HTTP in the East of England

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HTTP in the East of England.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex -24 5 £595 +33.71%
Cambridgeshire -28 4 £250 -9.91% 8
Hertfordshire -19 3 - - 3
Norfolk - 2 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 -
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Social Skills
2 6 (40.00%) CI/CD
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) JSON
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 6 (40.00%) REST
2 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) JMS
3 5 (33.33%) JUnit
3 5 (33.33%) JMeter
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) Spring Batch
3 5 (33.33%) Ansible
3 5 (33.33%) Docker
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 5 (33.33%) User Experience
3 5 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 5 (33.33%) AppDynamics
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation

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 5 (33.33%) Confluence
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Domino
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) JBoss
4 1 (6.67%) nginx
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Magento
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (26.67%) IPsec
2 4 (26.67%) SNMP
2 4 (26.67%) SSH
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) WebEx
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) JMeter
2 5 (33.33%) JUnit
2 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (46.67%) Social Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Magento Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Site Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) JSON
1 6 (40.00%) REST
1 6 (40.00%) SOAP
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) JMS
2 5 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (33.33%) Spring Batch
2 5 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 4 (26.67%) LDAP
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) Laravel
5 2 (13.33%) Symfony
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) CI/CD
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (40.00%) Open Source
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (13.33%) API Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Bash
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Go
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) NFS
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
2 4 (26.67%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (6.67%) Grafana
3 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Dell KACE
3 3 (20.00%) Zend
4 1 (6.67%) ATG
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) New Relic
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Xerox