The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
UK / England
Rank 157 172 181
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 671 707 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.61% 1.45% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.94% 9.82% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 462 381
Median daily rate £475 £433 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.82% +4.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £331 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 10
Median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.25% -20.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.08 £31.50 £39.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.25% -18.42%  

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6131 7199 7161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.67% 14.73% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3788 4350 3957
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 306 402
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in England

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in England

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in England

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HTTP in England

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +24 319 £475 - 183
South East -24 102 £456 +21.66% 59
Yorkshire +39 78 £450 -5.26% 29
East of England +21 48 £508 +46.04% 15
West Midlands +14 31 £475 +45.03% 29
North East +2 30 £390 -2.50% 4
North West -14 30 £400 -7.51% 41
East Midlands +5 17 £375 -16.66% 18
South West -16 17 £450 +26.31% 12
Midlands +8 1 - - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 684 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (51.21%) Linux
3 588 (45.90%) Java
4 480 (37.47%) Git (software)
5 424 (33.10%) HTML
6 407 (31.77%) Continuous Integration
7 395 (30.84%) Python
8 392 (30.60%) Configuration Management
9 374 (29.20%) JavaScript
10 345 (26.93%) TCP/IP
11 340 (26.54%) DevOps
12 330 (25.76%) REST
13 327 (25.53%) Jenkins
14 317 (24.75%) CSS
15 283 (22.09%) Relational Database
16 281 (21.94%) SSL
17 279 (21.78%) Open Source
18 273 (21.31%) Web Services
19 258 (20.14%) Ruby
20 255 (19.91%) Scrum
21 247 (19.28%) TDD
21 247 (19.28%) Unix
22 242 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
23 238 (18.58%) Puppet
24 236 (18.42%) JSON
25 235 (18.35%) Subversion
26 220 (17.17%) Responsive Web Design
27 219 (17.10%) SQL
28 217 (16.94%) MongoDB
29 212 (16.55%) Web Design

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 208 (16.24%) Apache
2 118 (9.21%) Tomcat
3 104 (8.12%) nginx
4 101 (7.88%) WebSphere
5 82 (6.40%) Confluence
6 74 (5.78%) JBoss
7 63 (4.92%) IIS
8 52 (4.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 45 (3.51%) WebLogic
10 43 (3.36%) CMS
11 41 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
12 30 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 29 (2.26%) Apache Spark
14 26 (2.03%) Jetty
15 25 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
16 23 (1.80%) OpenStack
17 21 (1.64%) Mongrel
18 20 (1.56%) SharePoint
18 20 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
19 19 (1.48%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 46 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.16%) MS Office
5 1 (0.078%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.078%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.39%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.23%) Magento
4 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.078%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.078%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.078%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.078%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 242 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (3.83%) GitHub
4 33 (2.58%) PaaS
5 31 (2.42%) IaaS
6 28 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (1.72%) Amazon S3
8 20 (1.56%) Google App Engine
9 19 (1.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 19 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 17 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
11 16 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (1.25%) Google Analytics
12 10 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.78%) Route 53
13 9 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 9 (0.70%) Google Tag Manager
14 8 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.55%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 345 (26.93%) TCP/IP
2 281 (21.94%) SSL
3 185 (14.44%) DNS
4 86 (6.71%) Firewall
5 81 (6.32%) Internet
6 80 (6.25%) HTTPS
7 66 (5.15%) FTP
8 62 (4.84%) SSH
9 60 (4.68%) DHCP
10 49 (3.83%) VPN
11 48 (3.75%) SMTP
12 42 (3.28%) LAN
12 42 (3.28%) LDAP
13 41 (3.20%) WAN
14 40 (3.12%) SAN
15 34 (2.65%) IPsec
16 32 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
17 27 (2.11%) BGP
17 27 (2.11%) Network Security
18 25 (1.95%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (22.09%) Relational Database
2 217 (16.94%) MongoDB
3 179 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
4 152 (11.87%) MySQL
5 127 (9.91%) NoSQL
6 85 (6.64%) SQL Server
7 66 (5.15%) Redis
8 54 (4.22%) Hadoop
9 36 (2.81%) Oracle Database
10 34 (2.65%) Big Data
11 30 (2.34%) Neo4j
12 29 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.41%) HBase
14 18 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (1.09%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.01%) DB2
17 11 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (0.78%) CouchDB
18 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 480 (37.47%) Git (software)
2 327 (25.53%) Jenkins
3 235 (18.35%) Subversion
4 124 (9.68%) JIRA
4 124 (9.68%) JUnit
5 90 (7.03%) Maven
6 74 (5.78%) Selenium
7 58 (4.53%) Cucumber
8 44 (3.43%) Grunt
9 41 (3.20%) Ant
10 38 (2.97%) gulp
11 37 (2.89%) WebDriver
12 33 (2.58%) Bitbucket
13 32 (2.50%) Gradle
14 31 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
15 28 (2.19%) Travis CI
16 27 (2.11%) IntelliJ
17 26 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 26 (2.03%) JMeter
18 25 (1.95%) Vagrant
General
1 111 (8.67%) Finance
2 50 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.12%) Banking
4 31 (2.42%) Retail
5 30 (2.34%) Marketing
6 20 (1.56%) Electronics
6 20 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.25%) Legal
8 11 (0.86%) Publishing
9 10 (0.78%) Advertising
9 10 (0.78%) Law
10 9 (0.70%) Games
11 8 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.31%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
15 2 (0.16%) Back Office
16 1 (0.078%) Front Office
16 1 (0.078%) German Language
Job Titles
1 611 (47.70%) Developer
2 210 (16.39%) Java Developer
3 160 (12.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 128 (9.99%) Scala Developer
5 72 (5.62%) Senior Developer
6 67 (5.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 60 (4.68%) Architect
8 57 (4.45%) Software Engineer
9 51 (3.98%) Analyst
10 46 (3.59%) AWS Engineer
11 44 (3.43%) AWS DevOps
12 41 (3.20%) Consultant
13 40 (3.12%) Linux Engineer
14 39 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
15 38 (2.97%) Administrator
15 38 (2.97%) Python Developer
16 37 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
16 37 (2.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 36 (2.81%) Java Scala Developer
18 35 (2.73%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (33.10%) HTML
2 330 (25.76%) REST
3 317 (24.75%) CSS
4 273 (21.31%) Web Services
5 236 (18.42%) JSON
6 202 (15.77%) XML
7 180 (14.05%) HTML5
8 176 (13.74%) RESTful
9 160 (12.49%) Spring
10 143 (11.16%) Node.js
11 129 (10.07%) Ajax
12 127 (9.91%) CSS3
13 118 (9.21%) AngularJS
14 110 (8.59%) Play Framework
15 109 (8.51%) .NET
16 106 (8.27%) SOAP
17 102 (7.96%) Middleware
18 95 (7.42%) jQuery
19 84 (6.56%) J2EE
20 81 (6.32%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 67 (5.23%) User Experience
2 53 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.04%) Linux Command Line
4 36 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 29 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.03%) Public Cloud
7 24 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 24 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.80%) MPEG
9 21 (1.64%) STB
10 19 (1.48%) Clustering
10 19 (1.48%) Digital Media
11 17 (1.33%) Digital TV
11 17 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.17%) PKI
12 15 (1.17%) W3C
13 14 (1.09%) Device Driver
13 14 (1.09%) Video on Demand
14 12 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 656 (51.21%) Linux
2 247 (19.28%) Unix
3 159 (12.41%) Windows
4 116 (9.06%) Mac OS X
5 77 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 56 (4.37%) Ubuntu
7 55 (4.29%) CentOS
8 45 (3.51%) Windows Server
9 31 (2.42%) CoreOS
10 29 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (1.80%) Android
12 20 (1.56%) Apple iOS
12 20 (1.56%) Solaris
13 19 (1.48%) Debian
14 15 (1.17%) AIX
15 14 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (0.78%) RancherOS
18 9 (0.70%) SUSE
19 6 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (31.77%) Continuous Integration
3 392 (30.60%) Configuration Management
4 340 (26.54%) DevOps
5 279 (21.78%) Open Source
6 255 (19.91%) Scrum
7 247 (19.28%) TDD
8 220 (17.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 212 (16.55%) Web Design
10 198 (15.46%) Web Development
11 152 (11.87%) Automated Testing
12 140 (10.93%) Microservices
13 139 (10.85%) Software Engineering
14 131 (10.23%) BDD
15 127 (9.91%) Mentoring
16 118 (9.21%) MVC
17 108 (8.43%) Visualisation
18 106 (8.27%) Continuous Deployment
19 105 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
20 98 (7.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 588 (45.90%) Java
2 395 (30.84%) Python
3 374 (29.20%) JavaScript
4 258 (20.14%) Ruby
5 219 (17.10%) SQL
6 199 (15.53%) Scala
7 150 (11.71%) C#
8 105 (8.20%) Perl
9 103 (8.04%) Bash Shell
10 96 (7.49%) PHP
11 78 (6.09%) C
12 74 (5.78%) C++
13 64 (5.00%) PowerShell
14 54 (4.22%) Groovy
15 51 (3.98%) Shell Script
16 46 (3.59%) Go
17 21 (1.64%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.25%) Haskell
19 14 (1.09%) Jython
20 13 (1.01%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 159 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 112 (8.74%) SC Cleared
3 52 (4.06%) Degree
4 29 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (1.56%) CCNP
7 16 (1.25%) CCNA
8 13 (1.01%) CISSP
9 12 (0.94%) JNCIA
10 9 (0.70%) CCIE
10 9 (0.70%) JNCIP
11 8 (0.62%) CCDA
11 8 (0.62%) JNCIS
12 7 (0.55%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.55%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.47%) CISM
13 6 (0.47%) PMP
14 5 (0.39%) CCIP
14 5 (0.39%) MCSE
14 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.98%) QA
2 24 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.47%) PA-DSS
6 5 (0.39%) HL7
6 5 (0.39%) SLA
7 3 (0.23%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.23%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.23%) ISO27005
7 3 (0.23%) SDET
8 2 (0.16%) MiFID
9 1 (0.078%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.078%) EMIR
9 1 (0.078%) FATCA
9 1 (0.078%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.078%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 174 (13.58%) Docker
2 84 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 29 (2.26%) Xen
5 28 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (1.56%) Apache Flume
7 19 (1.48%) vCloud
8 15 (1.17%) NFS
9 12 (0.94%) KVM
10 11 (0.86%) Hyper-V
11 10 (0.78%) etcd
11 10 (0.78%) flannel
11 10 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (0.78%) SRDF
11 10 (0.78%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.78%) vSphere
12 8 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.55%) Squid
14 6 (0.47%) Firmware
14 6 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 238 (18.58%) Puppet
2 170 (13.27%) Ansible
3 134 (10.46%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (4.68%) Salt
5 52 (4.06%) Kubernetes
6 50 (3.90%) Kibana
7 37 (2.89%) Nagios
8 36 (2.81%) Grafana
9 33 (2.58%) logstash
10 32 (2.50%) Terraform
11 23 (1.80%) HAProxy
12 21 (1.64%) Graphite
12 21 (1.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 19 (1.48%) Rancher
14 17 (1.33%) Mesos
14 17 (1.33%) SELinux
15 16 (1.25%) WMI
15 16 (1.25%) ZABBIX
16 15 (1.17%) Marathon
17 14 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 152 (11.87%) Oracle
2 118 (9.21%) VMware
3 111 (8.67%) Google
4 93 (7.26%) Microsoft
5 80 (6.25%) IBM
6 54 (4.22%) Cisco
7 50 (3.90%) Red Hat
8 45 (3.51%) Splunk
9 31 (2.42%) Rackspace
10 29 (2.26%) Adobe
11 25 (1.95%) Juniper
12 24 (1.87%) HP
13 22 (1.72%) SAP
14 21 (1.64%) Sitecore
14 21 (1.64%) Zend
15 19 (1.48%) AppDynamics
16 18 (1.41%) WSO2
17 17 (1.33%) EMC
17 17 (1.33%) SaltStack
18 16 (1.25%) CheckPoint
Cambridgeshire
Firway Consulting
Rate: Good
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £850 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £1000 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £285 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
PCR
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
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TEKsystems
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