Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 137 162
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 -20
Contract jobs citing HTTP 78 60 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.51% 1.23% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.26% 6.94% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 26
East of England median daily rate £518 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +2.63% +10.14%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £338
90th Percentile £609 £568 £587
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £21.45 £33.64
% change year-on-year +53.88% -36.25% -22.22%

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 944 864 935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.29% 17.73% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 476 457
East of England median daily rate £368 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £152 £200 £212
90th Percentile £559 £530 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 72 122
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.75 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.74 £52.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

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 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +18 53 £520 +8.33% 3
Hertfordshire -7 16 £425 -5.56% 3
Bedfordshire -3 4 - -
Norfolk -15 3 £500 +2.56%
Cambridgeshire -23 2 - - 7
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 55 (70.51%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (67.95%) Linux
3 49 (62.82%) SSL
4 46 (58.97%) TCP/IP
5 44 (56.41%) TDD
6 41 (52.56%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (52.56%) Test Automation
6 41 (52.56%) Relational Database
7 39 (50.00%) Middleware
7 39 (50.00%) Scrum
8 38 (48.72%) Kanban
9 36 (46.15%) Git (software)
10 34 (43.59%) Java
11 33 (42.31%) Mentoring
12 32 (41.03%) DevOps
12 32 (41.03%) SOA
13 31 (39.74%) Configuration Management
14 30 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 30 (38.46%) Jenkins
15 29 (37.18%) Subversion
15 29 (37.18%) JBoss
15 29 (37.18%) Unix
16 28 (35.90%) SQL
17 26 (33.33%) User Stories
17 26 (33.33%) API Design
18 25 (32.05%) Coaching
18 25 (32.05%) Open Source
18 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
18 25 (32.05%) Oracle
19 23 (29.49%) Apache

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 29 (37.18%) JBoss
2 23 (29.49%) Apache
3 19 (24.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 7 (8.97%) WebSphere
6 5 (6.41%) Mule
7 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.56%) IIS
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.56%) Tuxedo
8 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.28%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.28%) Jetty
9 1 (1.28%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.28%) nginx
9 1 (1.28%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.41%) IaaS
3 5 (6.41%) PaaS
3 5 (6.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.28%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 49 (62.82%) SSL
2 46 (58.97%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.82%) Firewall
3 10 (12.82%) LDAP
4 9 (11.54%) SMTP
5 8 (10.26%) LAN
6 6 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (1.28%) DHCP
7 1 (1.28%) DNS
7 1 (1.28%) FTP
7 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.28%) Internet
7 1 (1.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (52.56%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.69%) MySQL
3 5 (6.41%) MariaDB
3 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) DB2
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 36 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 30 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 29 (37.18%) Subversion
4 6 (7.69%) JUnit
4 6 (7.69%) Maven
4 6 (7.69%) Mockito
5 4 (5.13%) JIRA
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.28%) JMeter
7 1 (1.28%) Selenium
7 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.28%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.28%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Architect
2 19 (24.36%) Developer
3 15 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Technical Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.85%) C Developer
9 3 (3.85%) C/C++ Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Embedded C Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.00%) Middleware
2 19 (24.36%) J2EE
3 18 (23.08%) HTML
4 14 (17.95%) CSS
4 14 (17.95%) Spring
4 14 (17.95%) Web Services
5 13 (16.67%) JSON
5 13 (16.67%) XML
6 10 (12.82%) REST
7 7 (8.97%) Ajax
7 7 (8.97%) Hibernate
7 7 (8.97%) SOAP
8 6 (7.69%) .NET
8 6 (7.69%) JAAS
8 6 (7.69%) Java EE
8 6 (7.69%) JAXB
8 6 (7.69%) JAX-RPC
8 6 (7.69%) JPA
8 6 (7.69%) Spring MVC
9 5 (6.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.13%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.13%) Social Media
4 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) DataPower
4 1 (1.28%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) RIA
4 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.28%) STB
Operating Systems
1 53 (67.95%) Linux
2 30 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (37.18%) Unix
4 19 (24.36%) Mac OS X
5 16 (20.51%) Windows
6 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
7 5 (6.41%) AIX
7 5 (6.41%) HPUX
7 5 (6.41%) Solaris
7 5 (6.41%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (70.51%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (56.41%) TDD
3 41 (52.56%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (52.56%) Test Automation
4 39 (50.00%) Scrum
5 38 (48.72%) Kanban
6 33 (42.31%) Mentoring
7 32 (41.03%) DevOps
7 32 (41.03%) SOA
8 31 (39.74%) Configuration Management
9 26 (33.33%) API Design
9 26 (33.33%) User Stories
10 25 (32.05%) Coaching
10 25 (32.05%) Open Source
10 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
11 23 (29.49%) Microservices
12 15 (19.23%) Continuous Deployment
13 11 (14.10%) Critical Success Factor
14 10 (12.82%) Software Architecture
14 10 (12.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.59%) Java
2 28 (35.90%) SQL
3 18 (23.08%) C
4 15 (19.23%) Perl
5 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.95%) PL/SQL
6 9 (11.54%) Python
7 5 (6.41%) Groovy
7 5 (6.41%) XPath
8 4 (5.13%) C++
9 3 (3.85%) C#
9 3 (3.85%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.56%) COBOL
10 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.28%) Jython
11 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) Docker
2 11 (14.10%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (28.21%) Puppet
2 21 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (23.08%) Ansible
4 3 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (3.85%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.56%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.28%) Terraform
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Oracle
2 21 (26.92%) WSO2
3 10 (12.82%) HP
3 10 (12.82%) VMware
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.26%) Cisco
5 8 (10.26%) Dell
6 7 (8.97%) IBM
7 6 (7.69%) Mitel
7 6 (7.69%) Veeam
8 5 (6.41%) webMethods
9 3 (3.85%) EMC
9 3 (3.85%) FireEye
9 3 (3.85%) Intel
9 3 (3.85%) McAfee
9 3 (3.85%) Symantec
10 2 (2.56%) Hyperion
11 1 (1.28%) Google
11 1 (1.28%) Red Hat