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 26 June 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)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 167 233
Rank change year-on-year -36 +66  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 545 778 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.26% 1.60% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.20% 10.05% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 515 320
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +19.55% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 14
Median hourly rate £26.25 £20.03 £27.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.05% -27.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £15.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.58 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -53.71%  

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 5923 7740 7498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.72% 15.88% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3516 4793 4296
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 352 438
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -45 290 £500 +5.26% 70
South East -26 79 £500 +29.03% 24
East of England +38 56 £500 -4.76% 20
Yorkshire -8 38 £444 +0.28% 6
West Midlands +30 33 £475 -2.56% 7
South West -2 16 £350 +7.69% 8
East Midlands -2 15 £508 +19.34% 3
North West -26 15 £488 +11.42% 18
North East +37 2 - - 3
Midlands - 2 - - 10
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 655 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (52.57%) Linux
3 545 (45.27%) Git (software)
4 536 (44.52%) Java
5 435 (36.13%) Configuration Management
6 400 (33.22%) Continuous Integration
7 391 (32.48%) Python
8 389 (32.31%) HTML
9 388 (32.23%) DevOps
10 380 (31.56%) Test Automation
11 348 (28.90%) Jenkins
12 334 (27.74%) TCP/IP
13 324 (26.91%) CSS
14 322 (26.74%) REST
15 316 (26.25%) JavaScript
16 295 (24.50%) SSL
17 282 (23.42%) Open Source
17 282 (23.42%) Ruby
18 274 (22.76%) Relational Database
19 268 (22.26%) Puppet
20 261 (21.68%) JSON
20 261 (21.68%) Scrum
21 258 (21.43%) TDD
22 243 (20.18%) Amazon AWS
23 240 (19.93%) Subversion
24 233 (19.35%) Web Services
25 226 (18.77%) Apache
26 223 (18.52%) Unix
27 220 (18.27%) Docker
28 212 (17.61%) XML

HTTP
Co-occurring 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
1 226 (18.77%) Apache
2 118 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 111 (9.22%) Confluence
4 105 (8.72%) nginx
5 92 (7.64%) JBoss
6 86 (7.14%) WebSphere
7 52 (4.32%) WebLogic
8 50 (4.15%) IIS
9 44 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
10 39 (3.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 29 (2.41%) CMS
12 28 (2.33%) Apache Spark
13 27 (2.24%) OpenStack
14 24 (1.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 22 (1.83%) Jetty
16 19 (1.58%) SharePoint
17 18 (1.50%) Mongrel
17 18 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
18 15 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
19 13 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.42%) Quicktime
5 1 (0.083%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.50%) SAP WM
3 5 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.083%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.083%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.083%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 243 (20.18%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
4 46 (3.82%) GitHub
5 34 (2.82%) IaaS
6 26 (2.16%) Amazon S3
7 23 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (1.91%) PaaS
8 22 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (1.58%) Google Analytics
11 18 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
12 17 (1.41%) Google App Engine
13 14 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (1.16%) SaaS
14 8 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (0.66%) Slack
15 5 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
16 3 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 334 (27.74%) TCP/IP
2 295 (24.50%) SSL
3 177 (14.70%) DNS
4 93 (7.72%) HTTPS
5 86 (7.14%) Firewall
6 66 (5.48%) LDAP
7 63 (5.23%) SSH
8 62 (5.15%) Internet
9 60 (4.98%) FTP
10 49 (4.07%) SMTP
11 41 (3.41%) VPN
12 40 (3.32%) LAN
13 38 (3.16%) DHCP
13 38 (3.16%) IPsec
14 35 (2.91%) Network Security
15 34 (2.82%) WAN
16 23 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (1.74%) ICMP
18 20 (1.66%) SNMP
19 17 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (22.76%) Relational Database
2 200 (16.61%) MongoDB
3 145 (12.04%) MySQL
4 131 (10.88%) PostgreSQL
5 101 (8.39%) NoSQL
6 77 (6.40%) SQL Server
7 48 (3.99%) Hadoop
8 43 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 41 (3.41%) Redis
10 34 (2.82%) Big Data
11 23 (1.91%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
13 16 (1.33%) Neo4j
14 12 (1.00%) DB2
15 11 (0.91%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (0.75%) MS Access
17 9 (0.75%) Siebel EIM
17 9 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (0.66%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 545 (45.27%) Git (software)
2 348 (28.90%) Jenkins
3 240 (19.93%) Subversion
4 155 (12.87%) JIRA
5 129 (10.71%) JUnit
6 107 (8.89%) Maven
7 69 (5.73%) Selenium
8 51 (4.24%) Ant
9 44 (3.65%) Bitbucket
10 39 (3.24%) Cucumber
10 39 (3.24%) Grunt
11 38 (3.16%) gulp
12 35 (2.91%) Gatling
13 33 (2.74%) IntelliJ
14 30 (2.49%) JMeter
15 29 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
15 29 (2.41%) WebDriver
16 27 (2.24%) Gradle
17 26 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (1.99%) Eclipse
General
1 87 (7.23%) Finance
2 40 (3.32%) Banking
3 39 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.16%) Marketing
5 23 (1.91%) Retail
6 18 (1.50%) Electronics
6 18 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 11 (0.91%) Advertising
7 11 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 10 (0.83%) Law
8 10 (0.83%) Legal
9 9 (0.75%) Front Office
10 8 (0.66%) Games
10 8 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.58%) Publishing
12 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.083%) Back Office
13 1 (0.083%) Billing
13 1 (0.083%) Local Government
13 1 (0.083%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 558 (46.35%) Developer
2 202 (16.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 169 (14.04%) Java Developer
4 147 (12.21%) Scala Developer
5 55 (4.57%) AWS Engineer
6 51 (4.24%) Architect
6 51 (4.24%) AWS DevOps
7 49 (4.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 49 (4.07%) Senior Developer
8 46 (3.82%) Consultant
8 46 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 41 (3.41%) Analyst
9 41 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
10 38 (3.16%) Agile Developer
10 38 (3.16%) UI Developer
11 34 (2.82%) Java Scala Developer
12 33 (2.74%) Java Engineer
13 32 (2.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 31 (2.57%) Software Engineer
15 29 (2.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (32.31%) HTML
2 324 (26.91%) CSS
3 322 (26.74%) REST
4 261 (21.68%) JSON
5 233 (19.35%) Web Services
6 212 (17.61%) XML
7 198 (16.45%) HTML5
8 184 (15.28%) Spring
9 182 (15.12%) RESTful
10 154 (12.79%) Ajax
11 152 (12.62%) CSS3
12 140 (11.63%) Play Framework
13 132 (10.96%) SOAP
14 131 (10.88%) Node.js
15 101 (8.39%) .NET
16 96 (7.97%) Middleware
17 95 (7.89%) J2EE
18 94 (7.81%) Django
19 93 (7.72%) AngularJS
20 90 (7.48%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.15%) User Experience
2 60 (4.98%) Linux Command Line
3 51 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 24 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 24 (1.99%) PKI
7 23 (1.91%) Data Centre
7 23 (1.91%) Public Cloud
8 19 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 18 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.41%) Clustering
11 15 (1.25%) MPEG
12 14 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.16%) Video on Demand
13 12 (1.00%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.91%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.83%) Animation
15 10 (0.83%) STB
16 9 (0.75%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 633 (52.57%) Linux
2 223 (18.52%) Unix
3 149 (12.38%) Windows
4 104 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 85 (7.06%) Mac OS X
6 79 (6.56%) CentOS
7 61 (5.07%) Ubuntu
8 37 (3.07%) Windows Server
9 22 (1.83%) Android
9 22 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (1.50%) CoreOS
11 16 (1.33%) AIX
12 15 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (1.16%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.16%) Debian
13 14 (1.16%) Solaris
14 10 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.75%) SUSE
16 7 (0.58%) VMS
17 6 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 655 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (36.13%) Configuration Management
3 400 (33.22%) Continuous Integration
4 388 (32.23%) DevOps
5 380 (31.56%) Test Automation
6 282 (23.42%) Open Source
7 261 (21.68%) Scrum
8 258 (21.43%) TDD
9 205 (17.03%) Responsive Web Design
10 202 (16.78%) Web Design
11 169 (14.04%) Web Development
12 152 (12.62%) Microservices
13 128 (10.63%) Mentoring
14 117 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
15 116 (9.63%) Software Engineering
16 108 (8.97%) MVC
17 103 (8.55%) Kanban
18 102 (8.47%) SOA
19 90 (7.48%) Load Balancing
20 88 (7.31%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 536 (44.52%) Java
2 391 (32.48%) Python
3 316 (26.25%) JavaScript
4 282 (23.42%) Ruby
5 211 (17.52%) Scala
6 202 (16.78%) SQL
7 156 (12.96%) C#
8 139 (11.54%) Bash Shell
9 124 (10.30%) Perl
10 77 (6.40%) Groovy
11 71 (5.90%) Shell Script
12 70 (5.81%) PHP
13 59 (4.90%) PowerShell
14 54 (4.49%) C
15 44 (3.65%) C++
16 29 (2.41%) Go
17 22 (1.83%) Korn
17 22 (1.83%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.41%) Haskell
19 16 (1.33%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 146 (12.13%) Security Cleared
2 105 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 37 (3.07%) Degree
4 28 (2.33%) CISSP
5 23 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 22 (1.83%) CEH
7 18 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.41%) SANS
9 14 (1.16%) CREST Certified
10 13 (1.08%) CCNP
10 13 (1.08%) GIAC
11 11 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (0.83%) CCNA
13 8 (0.66%) JNCIA
14 7 (0.58%) CCDA
14 7 (0.58%) JNCIP
14 7 (0.58%) JNCIS
14 7 (0.58%) Siebel Certification
15 6 (0.50%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.65%) QA
2 12 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.50%) SLA
5 4 (0.33%) ISO 22301
5 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.17%) HL7
6 2 (0.17%) MiFID
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.083%) COBIT
7 1 (0.083%) COSO
7 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.083%) GCP
7 1 (0.083%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.083%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.083%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.083%) WAI
7 1 (0.083%) WCAG
System Software
1 220 (18.27%) Docker
2 73 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.91%) Xen
4 33 (2.74%) Active Directory
5 32 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (2.08%) vCloud
7 21 (1.74%) Apache Flume
8 17 (1.41%) KVM
9 12 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.83%) Postfix
10 10 (0.83%) Squid
11 7 (0.58%) vSphere
12 6 (0.50%) NFS
13 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.25%) etcd
14 3 (0.25%) Firmware
14 3 (0.25%) flannel
14 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
15 2 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 268 (22.26%) Puppet
2 210 (17.44%) Ansible
3 162 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (7.23%) Kubernetes
5 55 (4.57%) Kibana
6 51 (4.24%) logstash
7 49 (4.07%) Grafana
8 38 (3.16%) HAProxy
9 36 (2.99%) Terraform
10 34 (2.82%) Salt
11 32 (2.66%) ZABBIX
12 29 (2.41%) Nagios
13 27 (2.24%) Graphite
14 21 (1.74%) Rancher
15 20 (1.66%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (1.08%) OpenAM
16 13 (1.08%) SELinux
17 12 (1.00%) HP SiteScope
17 12 (1.00%) Mesos
18 10 (0.83%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 142 (11.79%) Google
2 140 (11.63%) Oracle
3 109 (9.05%) VMware
4 88 (7.31%) Microsoft
5 76 (6.31%) IBM
6 53 (4.40%) Splunk
7 44 (3.65%) WSO2
8 41 (3.41%) Red Hat
9 31 (2.57%) Cisco
9 31 (2.57%) SAP
10 28 (2.33%) SaltStack
11 27 (2.24%) Adobe
11 27 (2.24%) HP
12 20 (1.66%) F5
13 19 (1.58%) Siebel
14 18 (1.50%) Juniper
14 18 (1.50%) webMethods
15 15 (1.25%) Sitecore
16 14 (1.16%) Dell
17 13 (1.08%) Dynatrace
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