Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 16 January 2019 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)
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 52 61
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 42 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.15% 4.93% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.45% 31.19% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 14
Essex median daily rate £575 £523 £487
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.05% +7.29% -2.60%
10th Percentile £499 £403 £408
90th Percentile £600 £623 £583
East of England median daily rate £513 £520 £480
% change year-on-year -1.44% +8.33% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £16.81 -

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 153 109 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.10% 15.82% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 73 94
Essex median daily rate £450 £435 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +30.83% -16.88%
10th Percentile £215 £139 £200
90th Percentile £595 £600 £568
East of England median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 11
Essex median hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.00% -26.47% +15.33%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £21.23 £40.00 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £31.50 £34.81
% change year-on-year -47.62% -9.51% +16.03%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Essex

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Essex

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Essex over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Essex

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Essex

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Southend-on-Sea -15 29 £575 +4.55%
Brentwood +11 6 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
HTTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 33 (78.57%) TCP/IP
2 33 (78.57%) SSL
3 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (50.00%) Scrum
5 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 20 (47.62%) Configuration Management
5 20 (47.62%) DevOps
6 18 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 17 (40.48%) Git (software)
7 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (40.48%) DNS
7 17 (40.48%) DHCP
7 17 (40.48%) FTP
8 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (38.10%) Deployment Automation
8 16 (38.10%) Ansible
9 15 (35.71%) TDD
9 15 (35.71%) Unix
9 15 (35.71%) Apache
9 15 (35.71%) Java
10 14 (33.33%) Subversion
10 14 (33.33%) Kanban
10 14 (33.33%) Open Source
10 14 (33.33%) Puppet
10 14 (33.33%) User Stories
11 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
11 13 (30.95%) nginx
11 13 (30.95%) Google

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 15 (35.71%) Apache
2 13 (30.95%) IIS
2 13 (30.95%) nginx
2 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
3 11 (26.19%) Jetty
3 11 (26.19%) Mongrel
3 11 (26.19%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.52%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (26.19%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (26.19%) Google App Engine
2 11 (26.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (9.52%) GitHub
4 2 (4.76%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (78.57%) SSL
1 33 (78.57%) TCP/IP
2 17 (40.48%) DHCP
2 17 (40.48%) DNS
2 17 (40.48%) FTP
3 11 (26.19%) IPsec
4 6 (14.29%) Broadband
4 6 (14.29%) DLNA
4 6 (14.29%) DSL
4 6 (14.29%) Internet
4 6 (14.29%) IPv4
4 6 (14.29%) IPv6
4 6 (14.29%) UPnP
4 6 (14.29%) VoIP
4 6 (14.29%) WAN
4 6 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.76%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Git (software)
2 14 (33.33%) Subversion
3 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
4 9 (21.43%) Travis CI
5 4 (9.52%) Selenium
6 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.14%) IntelliJ
6 3 (7.14%) JUnit
7 2 (4.76%) Ant
7 2 (4.76%) Gatling
7 2 (4.76%) Grunt
7 2 (4.76%) gulp
7 2 (4.76%) JMeter
7 2 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.76%) Sublime Text
8 1 (2.38%) Gradle
8 1 (2.38%) NeoLoad
8 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Architect
2 12 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Database Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Python Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) J2EE
1 13 (30.95%) Servlets
2 10 (23.81%) .NET
3 9 (21.43%) HTML
3 9 (21.43%) JSON
4 6 (14.29%) Ajax
4 6 (14.29%) CGI
5 4 (9.52%) SAML
5 4 (9.52%) XML
6 3 (7.14%) CSS
6 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 3 (7.14%) REST
6 3 (7.14%) SOAP
6 3 (7.14%) Spring
7 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
7 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) jQuery
7 2 (4.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (14.29%) Media Streaming
3 4 (9.52%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) Unix
3 6 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (50.00%) Scrum
3 20 (47.62%) Configuration Management
3 20 (47.62%) DevOps
3 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (38.10%) Deployment Automation
7 15 (35.71%) TDD
8 14 (33.33%) Kanban
8 14 (33.33%) Open Source
8 14 (33.33%) User Stories
9 12 (28.57%) Strategic Thinking
10 10 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
12 6 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
12 6 (14.29%) Innovative Thinking
13 4 (9.52%) Auto-Scaling
13 4 (9.52%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) C
4 6 (14.29%) C++
4 6 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) Groovy
7 2 (4.76%) Haskell
7 2 (4.76%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (26.19%) Xen
2 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (9.52%) Docker
4 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Ansible
2 14 (33.33%) Puppet
3 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (7.14%) Kibana
6 2 (4.76%) Grafana
7 1 (2.38%) logstash
7 1 (2.38%) Mesos
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Google
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
3 2 (4.76%) CA
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) webMethods
4 1 (2.38%) WSO2