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 3 months to 30 March 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.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 105 114
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 47 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.21% 0.91% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.53% 6.34% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 12
Median daily rate £515 £348 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.20% -20.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £269 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £429 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £44.38 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.53% -6.57%  

HTTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 375 363 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.62% 14.44% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 202 191
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 65
Median hourly rate £22.85 £45.00 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.22% +86.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing HTTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -2 20 £550 +58.27% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 15 £450 +71.42% 3
Bedfordshire - 7 £305 - 2
Hertfordshire 0 3 £450 +50.00% 5
Norfolk +3 2 £525 -4.54% 2
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 44 (70.97%) Linux
2 39 (62.90%) TCP/IP
3 38 (61.29%) SSL
3 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (53.23%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (50.00%) TDD
6 30 (48.39%) DevOps
7 29 (46.77%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (46.77%) Apache
8 28 (45.16%) Scrum
9 26 (41.94%) SOA
9 26 (41.94%) Jenkins
9 26 (41.94%) Kanban
9 26 (41.94%) Git (software)
10 25 (40.32%) Docker
10 25 (40.32%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (38.71%) .NET
11 24 (38.71%) J2EE
11 24 (38.71%) Configuration Management
12 23 (37.10%) Oracle
12 23 (37.10%) Python
12 23 (37.10%) Open Source
13 22 (35.48%) Puppet
13 22 (35.48%) Java
14 21 (33.87%) Middleware
15 20 (32.26%) DNS
15 20 (32.26%) Perl
16 19 (30.65%) Microservices
17 18 (29.03%) JBoss
18 17 (27.42%) Mentoring

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 (46.77%) Apache
2 18 (29.03%) JBoss
3 15 (24.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
5 7 (11.29%) nginx
5 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
6 6 (9.68%) IIS
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (4.84%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (4.84%) Jetty
8 3 (4.84%) Mongrel
8 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
8 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (3.23%) CMS
9 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) IaaS
1 10 (16.13%) PaaS
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.84%) Google App Engine
3 3 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.61%) Boomi
5 1 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (62.90%) TCP/IP
2 38 (61.29%) SSL
3 20 (32.26%) DNS
4 7 (11.29%) DHCP
4 7 (11.29%) FTP
5 5 (8.06%) LDAP
6 4 (6.45%) HTTPS
7 3 (4.84%) Firewall
7 3 (4.84%) IPsec
8 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Big Data
3 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (41.94%) Git (software)
1 26 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 16 (25.81%) Subversion
3 7 (11.29%) Maven
4 3 (4.84%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.23%) Bower
5 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.23%) JUnit
5 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Lead DevOps
4 7 (11.29%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) .NET
1 24 (38.71%) J2EE
2 21 (33.87%) Middleware
3 16 (25.81%) REST
4 15 (24.19%) JSON
5 11 (17.74%) Node.js
6 8 (12.90%) HTML
6 8 (12.90%) XML
7 6 (9.68%) Ajax
7 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (9.68%) Web Services
8 4 (6.45%) CSS3
8 4 (6.45%) HTML5
8 4 (6.45%) jQuery
8 4 (6.45%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (6.45%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (6.45%) LESS
8 4 (6.45%) Sass
8 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (6.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Animation
2 2 (3.23%) DataPower
3 1 (1.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 44 (70.97%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (16.13%) CoreOS
3 10 (16.13%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.06%) Unix
4 5 (8.06%) Windows
5 4 (6.45%) VMS
6 3 (4.84%) AIX
7 2 (3.23%) CentOS
7 2 (3.23%) Fedora
7 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (53.23%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (50.00%) TDD
4 30 (48.39%) DevOps
5 28 (45.16%) Scrum
6 26 (41.94%) Kanban
6 26 (41.94%) SOA
7 25 (40.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (38.71%) Configuration Management
9 23 (37.10%) Open Source
10 19 (30.65%) Microservices
11 17 (27.42%) Mentoring
12 16 (25.81%) Coaching
13 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
14 11 (17.74%) API Design
14 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
15 10 (16.13%) Continuous Deployment
15 10 (16.13%) User Stories
16 7 (11.29%) Web Development
17 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Python
2 22 (35.48%) Java
3 20 (32.26%) Perl
4 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.13%) C
6 5 (8.06%) Ruby
6 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.45%) PHP
7 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.45%) SQL
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (40.32%) Docker
2 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) FreeRADIUS
3 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.84%) Xen
5 1 (1.61%) Firmware
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (46.77%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (35.48%) Puppet
3 10 (16.13%) Ansible
4 4 (6.45%) Nagios
4 4 (6.45%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Oracle
2 15 (24.19%) WSO2
3 13 (20.97%) VMware
4 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.68%) IBM
6 4 (6.45%) Cisco
6 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.84%) Google
7 3 (4.84%) HP
7 3 (4.84%) SAP
8 1 (1.61%) Dell
8 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
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