Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 53 64
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 +5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 53 50 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.11% 6.11% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.94% 37.88% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 10
Essex median daily rate £563 £515 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -0.96% -3.26%
10th Percentile £404 £425 £468
90th Percentile £600 £607 £590
East of England median daily rate £544 £500 £494
% change year-on-year +8.75% +1.27% +3.95%
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 177 132 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.07% 16.12% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 78 110
Essex median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £180 £206 £211
90th Percentile £600 £591 £529
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 8
Essex median hourly rate £14.08 £14.20 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.83% -60.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £25.35
90th Percentile £27.83 £37.20 £42.83
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -36.00% -32.43% +19.35%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 -3 32 £575 +10.58%
Brentwood +15 7 - -
Harlow - 1 £425 -
Basildon - 1 - -
HTTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 46 (86.79%) Linux
2 38 (71.70%) TCP/IP
2 38 (71.70%) SSL
3 37 (69.81%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (54.72%) Scrum
5 28 (52.83%) DevOps
6 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (45.28%) Configuration Management
8 23 (43.40%) Test Automation
8 23 (43.40%) Ansible
9 22 (41.51%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
10 21 (39.62%) Java
11 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
11 20 (37.74%) Self-Motivation
12 19 (35.85%) Deployment Automation
12 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
13 18 (33.96%) Open Source
13 18 (33.96%) Kanban
13 18 (33.96%) Subversion
13 18 (33.96%) DHCP
13 18 (33.96%) FTP
13 18 (33.96%) DNS
14 17 (32.08%) Unix
14 17 (32.08%) TDD
15 16 (30.19%) Puppet
15 16 (30.19%) User Stories
16 15 (28.30%) Apache
17 14 (26.42%) J2EE
18 13 (24.53%) Tomcat

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 (28.30%) Apache
2 13 (24.53%) IIS
2 13 (24.53%) nginx
2 13 (24.53%) Tomcat
3 11 (20.75%) Jetty
3 11 (20.75%) Mongrel
3 11 (20.75%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.43%) JBoss
5 4 (7.55%) Confluence
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 22 (41.51%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (20.75%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (20.75%) Google App Engine
2 11 (20.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.55%) GitHub
5 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (71.70%) SSL
1 38 (71.70%) TCP/IP
2 18 (33.96%) DHCP
2 18 (33.96%) DNS
2 18 (33.96%) FTP
3 11 (20.75%) IPsec
4 7 (13.21%) Broadband
4 7 (13.21%) DLNA
4 7 (13.21%) DSL
4 7 (13.21%) Internet
4 7 (13.21%) IPv4
4 7 (13.21%) IPv6
4 7 (13.21%) UPnP
4 7 (13.21%) VoIP
4 7 (13.21%) WAN
4 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.77%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (3.77%) GIS
4 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
2 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
3 18 (33.96%) Subversion
4 10 (18.87%) Selenium
5 9 (16.98%) Travis CI
6 8 (15.09%) SoapUI
7 7 (13.21%) JUnit
8 6 (11.32%) JIRA
8 6 (11.32%) JMeter
9 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
9 4 (7.55%) LoadRunner
9 4 (7.55%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (7.55%) Vagrant
10 3 (5.66%) Maven
10 3 (5.66%) Zephyr
11 2 (3.77%) Ant
11 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.77%) gulp
11 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Architect
2 15 (28.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) Developer
4 11 (20.75%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.77%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Web Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.89%) AWS Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (1.89%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) J2EE
2 13 (24.53%) JSON
2 13 (24.53%) Servlets
3 10 (18.87%) .NET
3 10 (18.87%) SOAP
4 9 (16.98%) HTML
5 8 (15.09%) REST
6 7 (13.21%) Ajax
6 7 (13.21%) CGI
6 7 (13.21%) Spring
7 5 (9.43%) Middleware
7 5 (9.43%) SAML
8 4 (7.55%) JMS
8 4 (7.55%) Spring Batch
8 4 (7.55%) Spring Boot
8 4 (7.55%) XML
8 4 (7.55%) XSLT
9 2 (3.77%) 802.1X
9 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.77%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (13.21%) Media Streaming
3 5 (9.43%) Clustering
4 4 (7.55%) User Experience
5 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.77%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (86.79%) Linux
2 17 (32.08%) Unix
3 7 (13.21%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (54.72%) Scrum
3 28 (52.83%) DevOps
4 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (45.28%) Configuration Management
6 23 (43.40%) Test Automation
7 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
8 19 (35.85%) Deployment Automation
9 18 (33.96%) Kanban
9 18 (33.96%) Open Source
10 17 (32.08%) TDD
11 16 (30.19%) User Stories
12 13 (24.53%) Strategic Thinking
13 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (15.09%) Microservices
14 8 (15.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 7 (13.21%) Collaborative Working
15 7 (13.21%) Creative Thinking
15 7 (13.21%) Defect Tracking
15 7 (13.21%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) C
3 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) SQL
5 7 (13.21%) C++
5 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
5 7 (13.21%) Perl
6 5 (9.43%) Python
7 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.55%) Ruby
8 3 (5.66%) Java 8
8 3 (5.66%) Scala
9 2 (3.77%) C#
9 2 (3.77%) Groovy
9 2 (3.77%) Haskell
10 1 (1.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (20.75%) Xen
2 9 (16.98%) Docker
3 5 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (43.40%) Ansible
2 16 (30.19%) Puppet
3 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.43%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (3.77%) Grafana
5 2 (3.77%) Kibana
6 1 (1.89%) Salt
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Google
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) VMware
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe
4 2 (3.77%) CA
4 2 (3.77%) webMethods
4 2 (3.77%) WSO2
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian