Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 43 69
Rank change year-on-year -14 +26 -5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 27 58 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.73% 6.81% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.23% 38.16% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 44 8
Essex median daily rate £475 £523 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.22% +50.58% -18.24%
10th Percentile £344 £432 £335
90th Percentile £667 £618 £389
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £375
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.64 £15.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +24.23% -70.00% +33.33%

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 107 152 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.78% 17.84% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 108 62
Essex median daily rate £463 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +50.00% -17.24%
10th Percentile £215 £175 £174
90th Percentile £664 £599 £450
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Essex median hourly rate £14.30 £15.20 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% -33.48% -21.21%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.46 £8.93
90th Percentile £21.18 £23.91 £35.61
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £19.90 £38.00
% change year-on-year -14.57% -47.63% +53.54%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -5 16 £455 -11.65% 4
Brentwood - 1 £500 -
HTTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 24 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (70.37%) Open Source
3 19 (70.37%) DevOps
4 18 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 18 (66.67%) SSL
4 18 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 18 (66.67%) Linux
4 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
6 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
6 16 (59.26%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (55.56%) Java
8 14 (51.85%) Puppet
9 13 (48.15%) TDD
10 12 (44.44%) Scrum
10 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
11 11 (40.74%) Deployment Automation
11 11 (40.74%) Subversion
11 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (37.04%) Kanban
12 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (37.04%) Middleware
12 10 (37.04%) Web Services
12 10 (37.04%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (33.33%) SOAP
13 9 (33.33%) SoapUI
13 9 (33.33%) Selenium
14 8 (29.63%) JIRA
14 8 (29.63%) Oracle

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 6 (22.22%) JBoss
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
3 4 (14.81%) Confluence
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Jetty
5 1 (3.70%) Mongrel
5 1 (3.70%) nginx
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.81%) GitHub
4 2 (7.41%) G Suite
4 2 (7.41%) PaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
5 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) SSL
1 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (14.81%) GIS
2 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
3 11 (40.74%) Subversion
4 9 (33.33%) Selenium
4 9 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 8 (29.63%) JIRA
5 8 (29.63%) JUnit
6 7 (25.93%) Zephyr
7 5 (18.52%) JMeter
8 4 (14.81%) Bitbucket
8 4 (14.81%) CruiseControl
8 4 (14.81%) FishEye
8 4 (14.81%) Hudson
8 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
9 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
10 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
10 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
10 2 (7.41%) Mockito
10 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Middleware
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 9 (33.33%) SOAP
3 6 (22.22%) REST
4 5 (18.52%) J2EE
4 5 (18.52%) RESTful
4 5 (18.52%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) GWT
5 4 (14.81%) Spring
6 3 (11.11%) XML Messaging
7 2 (7.41%) CSS
7 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.41%) HTML
7 2 (7.41%) JAAS
7 2 (7.41%) JAXB
7 2 (7.41%) JAX-RPC
7 2 (7.41%) JMS
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) LDAP
7 2 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (70.37%) DevOps
3 19 (70.37%) Open Source
4 18 (66.67%) Configuration Management
5 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
6 13 (48.15%) TDD
7 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
7 12 (44.44%) Scrum
8 11 (40.74%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (37.04%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (37.04%) Kanban
10 7 (25.93%) Test Management
11 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (22.22%) Microservices
11 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (18.52%) Coaching
12 5 (18.52%) User Stories
13 4 (14.81%) Issue Tracking
13 4 (14.81%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) C
2 7 (25.93%) Perl
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Go
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) Java 8
5 1 (3.70%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Docker
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (51.85%) Puppet
3 7 (25.93%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
2 4 (14.81%) WSO2
3 3 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) VMware