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 3 months to 27 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)
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 45 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 20 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.91% 1.75% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 14.81% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 6
Median daily rate £550 £348 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.27% -20.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £345 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £376 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 85 54 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 20.88% 11.82% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 30 42
Median daily rate £425 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -13.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £438 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.35% -43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Essex over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Essex

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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 3 months to 27 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
Southend-on-Sea -10 14 £550 +25.60%
HTTP
East of England

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
1 24 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 23 (95.83%) Jenkins
3 22 (91.67%) SSL
3 22 (91.67%) TCP/IP
3 22 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (87.50%) Open Source
5 20 (83.33%) DevOps
6 17 (70.83%) Relational Database
6 17 (70.83%) Mentoring
6 17 (70.83%) Puppet
6 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (70.83%) Apache
6 17 (70.83%) J2EE
7 16 (66.67%) Oracle
7 16 (66.67%) Middleware
7 16 (66.67%) TDD
7 16 (66.67%) Scrum
7 16 (66.67%) Kanban
7 16 (66.67%) Coaching
8 15 (62.50%) Microservices
8 15 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (62.50%) Docker
8 15 (62.50%) WSO2
8 15 (62.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (62.50%) SOA
8 15 (62.50%) Perl
8 15 (62.50%) JBoss
9 13 (54.17%) Continuous Delivery

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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 17 (70.83%) Apache
2 15 (62.50%) JBoss
2 15 (62.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) Jetty
3 3 (12.50%) Mongrel
3 3 (12.50%) nginx
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (91.67%) SSL
1 22 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) FTP
2 3 (12.50%) IPsec
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Jenkins
2 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (20.83%) Maven
4 3 (12.50%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) J2EE
2 16 (66.67%) Middleware
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) Servlets
4 2 (8.33%) Dropwizard
4 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) JAX-RS
4 2 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 2 (8.33%) Fedora
4 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 22 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (87.50%) Open Source
4 20 (83.33%) DevOps
5 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (70.83%) Mentoring
6 16 (66.67%) Coaching
6 16 (66.67%) Kanban
6 16 (66.67%) Scrum
6 16 (66.67%) TDD
7 15 (62.50%) Microservices
7 15 (62.50%) SOA
8 13 (54.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (45.83%) API Design
9 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
10 10 (41.67%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (41.67%) User Stories
11 4 (16.67%) Line Management
12 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Perl
2 10 (41.67%) C
3 7 (29.17%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Docker
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) Puppet
2 15 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (20.83%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 15 (62.50%) WSO2
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Google
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) SAP