Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 136 131
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing HTTP 85 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.73% 1.17% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.40% 6.86% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 32
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.53% +1.84%
10th Percentile £297 £408 £400
90th Percentile £600 £600 £567
England median daily rate £500 £500 £455
% change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
East of England median hourly rate - £16.81 -
England median hourly rate £30.46 £33.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +3.13% +7.31%

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 904 860 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.39% 17.01% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 435 448
East of England median daily rate £390 £363 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.49% -1.87%
10th Percentile £173 £156 £191
90th Percentile £550 £566 £538
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.81% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 107 67
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.17% +2.86% +19.74%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £12.65
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.25 £44.20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.08% +9.15%

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 December 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 December 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 -4 49 £575 +7.98% 1
Cambridgeshire +35 14 £400 - 11
Hertfordshire -7 11 £300 -25.00% 5
Norfolk +14 4 £348 -30.50% 1
Suffolk - 4 £369 - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 - 3
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 60 (70.59%) Linux
2 53 (62.35%) TCP/IP
3 43 (50.59%) SSL
4 41 (48.24%) DNS
5 34 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (40.00%) DevOps
6 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (36.47%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (36.47%) Scrum
8 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
9 27 (31.76%) FTP
10 25 (29.41%) Test Automation
11 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
11 24 (28.24%) DHCP
11 24 (28.24%) Java
11 24 (28.24%) Configuration Management
12 23 (27.06%) Unix
13 22 (25.88%) Git (software)
14 21 (24.71%) TDD
14 21 (24.71%) Self-Motivation
15 20 (23.53%) Ansible
15 20 (23.53%) Subversion
15 20 (23.53%) Kanban
15 20 (23.53%) SQL
16 19 (22.35%) REST
16 19 (22.35%) Deployment Automation
17 17 (20.00%) .NET
17 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
17 17 (20.00%) Internet

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 (18.82%) Apache
1 16 (18.82%) IIS
2 14 (16.47%) nginx
3 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
4 11 (12.94%) Jetty
4 11 (12.94%) Mongrel
4 11 (12.94%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.71%) JBoss
6 2 (2.35%) Confluence
6 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.47%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (14.12%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (12.94%) Google App Engine
5 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (5.88%) GitHub
7 4 (4.71%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (2.35%) Google Analytics
8 2 (2.35%) Serverless
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.18%) Heroku
9 1 (1.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 53 (62.35%) TCP/IP
2 43 (50.59%) SSL
3 41 (48.24%) DNS
4 27 (31.76%) FTP
5 24 (28.24%) DHCP
6 17 (20.00%) Internet
7 11 (12.94%) IPsec
7 11 (12.94%) VoIP
8 10 (11.76%) Firewall
9 8 (9.41%) Broadband
10 7 (8.24%) DLNA
10 7 (8.24%) DSL
10 7 (8.24%) IPv4
10 7 (8.24%) IPv6
10 7 (8.24%) UPnP
10 7 (8.24%) WAN
10 7 (8.24%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (7.06%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (7.06%) VPN
11 6 (7.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.35%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (2.35%) GIS
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.53%) Subversion
3 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
4 11 (12.94%) Selenium
5 9 (10.59%) Travis CI
6 7 (8.24%) JUnit
6 7 (8.24%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.88%) JIRA
8 4 (4.71%) GDB
8 4 (4.71%) gulp
8 4 (4.71%) JMeter
8 4 (4.71%) Maven
8 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.71%) Valgrind
8 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.53%) Gatling
9 3 (3.53%) GitLab
9 3 (3.53%) Grunt
9 3 (3.53%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Architect
3 13 (15.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (8.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) C Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Security Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.71%) VoIP Developer
9 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Site Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) REST
2 17 (20.00%) .NET
3 15 (17.65%) HTML
4 14 (16.47%) J2EE
4 14 (16.47%) JSON
5 13 (15.29%) Servlets
6 11 (12.94%) SOAP
7 10 (11.76%) XML
8 8 (9.41%) Ajax
8 8 (9.41%) Web Services
9 7 (8.24%) CGI
9 7 (8.24%) Spring
10 6 (7.06%) CSS
10 6 (7.06%) LAMP
10 6 (7.06%) LDAP
11 5 (5.88%) Node.js
11 5 (5.88%) SAML
12 4 (4.71%) FreeSWITCH
12 4 (4.71%) HTML5
12 4 (4.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (8.24%) Media Streaming
2 7 (8.24%) PKI
3 6 (7.06%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (5.88%) Clustering
5 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.53%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.35%) User Experience
8 1 (1.18%) New Media
8 1 (1.18%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 60 (70.59%) Linux
2 23 (27.06%) Unix
3 16 (18.82%) Windows
4 8 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.24%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (8.24%) Ubuntu
5 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.35%) Android
7 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 34 (40.00%) DevOps
2 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (36.47%) Scrum
4 25 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 24 (28.24%) Configuration Management
5 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
6 21 (24.71%) TDD
7 20 (23.53%) Kanban
8 19 (22.35%) Deployment Automation
9 16 (18.82%) Open Source
9 16 (18.82%) User Stories
10 13 (15.29%) Strategic Thinking
11 11 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (10.59%) Microservices
12 9 (10.59%) OO
13 8 (9.41%) Collaborative Working
13 8 (9.41%) Migration
14 7 (8.24%) Defect Tracking
14 7 (8.24%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) Java
2 20 (23.53%) SQL
3 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.82%) C
5 12 (14.12%) C++
6 11 (12.94%) Python
7 10 (11.76%) C#
7 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
8 9 (10.59%) Perl
9 7 (8.24%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.53%) Java 8
10 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.53%) Ruby
10 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.35%) Groovy
11 2 (2.35%) Haskell
11 2 (2.35%) Scala
11 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (7.06%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.18%) CCNA
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.18%) CISSP
5 1 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) GIAC
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.18%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.18%) MCSE
5 1 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.18%) SANS
5 1 (1.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) Docker
2 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
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 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.71%) KVM
6 4 (4.71%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.35%) Squid
8 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (23.53%) Ansible
2 15 (17.65%) Puppet
3 6 (7.06%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (3.53%) Kibana
6 2 (2.35%) Grafana
6 2 (2.35%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.18%) logstash
7 1 (1.18%) Mesos
7 1 (1.18%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.18%) Salt
7 1 (1.18%) SCCM
7 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.65%) Google
3 14 (16.47%) VMware
4 6 (7.06%) CA
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle
5 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.71%) Splunk
7 2 (2.35%) Adobe
7 2 (2.35%) New Relic
7 2 (2.35%) webMethods
7 2 (2.35%) Zerto
8 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.18%) BT
8 1 (1.18%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) SAP
8 1 (1.18%) Veeam
8 1 (1.18%) WSO2