Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 63 76
Rank change year-on-year +15 +13 -22
Contract jobs citing HTTP 53 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.68% 2.08% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.26% 10.11% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 14
Essex median daily rate £520 £480 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.34% +7.89%
10th Percentile £425 £407 £331
90th Percentile £600 £586 £592
East of England median daily rate £518 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +6.15% +2.63% +10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 - £37.50

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 135 178 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.02% 20.53% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 124 99
Essex median daily rate £450 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £166 £213 £260
90th Percentile £595 £505 £538
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 16
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £34.70 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.08% +11.04% +6.84%
10th Percentile £10.40 £18.86 £21.00
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.95 £47.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 41 £522 +4.40%
Brentwood - 4 £450 -
HTTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 49 (92.45%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (90.57%) Linux
3 44 (83.02%) TDD
4 41 (77.36%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (77.36%) Test Automation
4 41 (77.36%) TCP/IP
4 41 (77.36%) SSL
4 41 (77.36%) Relational Database
5 39 (73.58%) Middleware
5 39 (73.58%) Scrum
6 38 (71.70%) Kanban
7 35 (66.04%) Git (software)
8 33 (62.26%) Mentoring
9 32 (60.38%) DevOps
10 31 (58.49%) Configuration Management
11 30 (56.60%) SOA
11 30 (56.60%) Jenkins
12 29 (54.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (54.72%) Subversion
13 27 (50.94%) JBoss
14 26 (49.06%) Java
14 26 (49.06%) User Stories
14 26 (49.06%) API Design
15 25 (47.17%) Coaching
15 25 (47.17%) Open Source
16 24 (45.28%) Unix
16 24 (45.28%) Software Engineering
17 23 (43.40%) Oracle
17 23 (43.40%) Microservices
18 22 (41.51%) Puppet

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 27 (50.94%) JBoss
2 17 (32.08%) Apache
2 17 (32.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (20.75%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.43%) Mule
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Jetty
5 1 (1.89%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.43%) IaaS
3 5 (9.43%) PaaS
3 5 (9.43%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (77.36%) SSL
1 41 (77.36%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.32%) LDAP
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) FTP
3 1 (1.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (77.36%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.32%) MySQL
3 5 (9.43%) MariaDB
3 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 35 (66.04%) Git (software)
2 30 (56.60%) Jenkins
3 29 (54.72%) Subversion
4 6 (11.32%) JUnit
4 6 (11.32%) Maven
4 6 (11.32%) Mockito
5 4 (7.55%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.89%) JMeter
6 1 (1.89%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.89%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Architect
2 15 (28.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Technical Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C/C++ Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded C Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (73.58%) Middleware
2 16 (30.19%) J2EE
3 13 (24.53%) Web Services
4 12 (22.64%) XML
5 11 (20.75%) Spring
6 9 (16.98%) JSON
7 8 (15.09%) REST
8 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
8 7 (13.21%) HTML
9 6 (11.32%) CSS
9 6 (11.32%) JAAS
9 6 (11.32%) JAXB
9 6 (11.32%) JAX-RPC
9 6 (11.32%) JPA
9 6 (11.32%) SOAP
9 6 (11.32%) Spring MVC
10 5 (9.43%) Java EE
10 5 (9.43%) Java SE
10 5 (9.43%) OAuth
10 5 (9.43%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Device Driver
2 4 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.89%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.89%) RIA
3 1 (1.89%) STB
Operating Systems
1 48 (90.57%) Linux
2 29 (54.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (45.28%) Unix
4 19 (35.85%) Mac OS X
5 5 (9.43%) AIX
5 5 (9.43%) HPUX
5 5 (9.43%) Solaris
5 5 (9.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (92.45%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (83.02%) TDD
3 41 (77.36%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (77.36%) Test Automation
4 39 (73.58%) Scrum
5 38 (71.70%) Kanban
6 33 (62.26%) Mentoring
7 32 (60.38%) DevOps
8 31 (58.49%) Configuration Management
9 30 (56.60%) SOA
10 26 (49.06%) API Design
10 26 (49.06%) User Stories
11 25 (47.17%) Coaching
11 25 (47.17%) Open Source
12 24 (45.28%) Software Engineering
13 23 (43.40%) Microservices
14 15 (28.30%) Continuous Deployment
15 11 (20.75%) Critical Success Factor
16 10 (18.87%) Software Architecture
17 8 (15.09%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) C
3 13 (24.53%) SQL
4 12 (22.64%) Perl
4 12 (22.64%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.43%) Groovy
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.43%) Python
5 5 (9.43%) XPath
6 4 (7.55%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (41.51%) Puppet
2 21 (39.62%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (33.96%) Ansible
4 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Oracle
2 21 (39.62%) WSO2
3 5 (9.43%) webMethods
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft