Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 54 70
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 62 57 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.21% 6.56% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.26% 39.86% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 8
Essex median daily rate £550 £525 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% +50.94% -20.57%
10th Percentile £403 £427 £335
90th Percentile £648 £618 £410
East of England median daily rate £525 £515 £488
% change year-on-year +1.94% +5.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.64 £16.81 £55.00
% change year-on-year +10.89% -69.45% +46.67%

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 171 143 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.12% 16.46% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 90 90
Essex median daily rate £475 £472 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +57.37% -20.00%
10th Percentile £162 £174 £219
90th Percentile £600 £600 £428
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 7
Essex median hourly rate £14.60 £14.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -61.11% +15.20%
10th Percentile £14.12 £10.40 £20.85
90th Percentile £22.12 £24.80 £42.69
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.43% -49.39% +27.29%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +2 39 £575 +9.73% 7
Brentwood +13 6 £500 +11.11%
Harlow - 1 £425 -
Basildon - 1 - -
HTTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 53 (85.48%) Linux
2 48 (77.42%) TCP/IP
2 48 (77.42%) SSL
3 46 (74.19%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (58.06%) DevOps
5 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 30 (48.39%) Scrum
8 29 (46.77%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (45.16%) Test Automation
10 27 (43.55%) Open Source
11 26 (41.94%) Jenkins
11 26 (41.94%) Deployment Automation
12 25 (40.32%) Ansible
13 24 (38.71%) Puppet
13 24 (38.71%) Git (software)
14 23 (37.10%) Java
15 21 (33.87%) Kanban
15 21 (33.87%) TDD
15 21 (33.87%) Subversion
15 21 (33.87%) Software Engineering
16 18 (29.03%) Unix
16 18 (29.03%) User Stories
16 18 (29.03%) Self-Motivation
17 17 (27.42%) Opscode Chef
17 17 (27.42%) DHCP
17 17 (27.42%) FTP
17 17 (27.42%) DNS
18 16 (25.81%) Apache
19 15 (24.19%) J2EE

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 16 (25.81%) Apache
2 14 (22.58%) IIS
3 12 (19.35%) Jetty
3 12 (19.35%) Mongrel
3 12 (19.35%) nginx
3 12 (19.35%) Tomcat
3 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
4 6 (9.68%) Confluence
5 5 (8.06%) JBoss
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 29 (46.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.35%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (19.35%) Google App Engine
2 12 (19.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (8.06%) GitHub
5 2 (3.23%) G Suite
5 2 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (77.42%) SSL
1 48 (77.42%) TCP/IP
2 17 (27.42%) DHCP
2 17 (27.42%) DNS
2 17 (27.42%) FTP
3 12 (19.35%) IPsec
4 5 (8.06%) Broadband
4 5 (8.06%) DLNA
4 5 (8.06%) DSL
4 5 (8.06%) Internet
4 5 (8.06%) IPv4
4 5 (8.06%) IPv6
4 5 (8.06%) UPnP
4 5 (8.06%) VoIP
4 5 (8.06%) WAN
4 5 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.23%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (3.23%) GIS
4 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 24 (38.71%) Git (software)
3 21 (33.87%) Subversion
4 10 (16.13%) Travis CI
5 9 (14.52%) Selenium
5 9 (14.52%) SoapUI
6 8 (12.90%) JIRA
7 7 (11.29%) JMeter
8 5 (8.06%) JUnit
9 4 (6.45%) LoadRunner
9 4 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (6.45%) Vagrant
9 4 (6.45%) Zephyr
10 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
10 3 (4.84%) Maven
11 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
12 1 (1.61%) FishEye
12 1 (1.61%) Hudson
12 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (27.42%) Architect
3 13 (20.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 12 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (17.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (16.13%) Developer
7 4 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) AWS Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (3.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Web Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) J2EE
2 12 (19.35%) Servlets
3 11 (17.74%) .NET
3 11 (17.74%) Middleware
4 9 (14.52%) JSON
4 9 (14.52%) SOAP
5 6 (9.68%) REST
5 6 (9.68%) Web Services
6 5 (8.06%) Ajax
6 5 (8.06%) CGI
6 5 (8.06%) HTML
6 5 (8.06%) SAML
6 5 (8.06%) Spring
7 4 (6.45%) JMS
7 4 (6.45%) Spring Batch
7 4 (6.45%) Spring Boot
7 4 (6.45%) XSLT
8 3 (4.84%) RESTful
8 3 (4.84%) XML
8 3 (4.84%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (8.06%) Clustering
2 5 (8.06%) Media Streaming
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 53 (85.48%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) Unix
3 12 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.06%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (58.06%) DevOps
3 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 30 (48.39%) Scrum
6 28 (45.16%) Test Automation
7 27 (43.55%) Open Source
8 26 (41.94%) Deployment Automation
9 21 (33.87%) Kanban
9 21 (33.87%) Software Engineering
9 21 (33.87%) TDD
10 18 (29.03%) User Stories
11 13 (20.97%) Strategic Thinking
12 11 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
14 8 (12.90%) Microservices
14 8 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 6 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
16 5 (8.06%) Creative Thinking
16 5 (8.06%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Java
2 10 (16.13%) C
3 8 (12.90%) Perl
4 7 (11.29%) SQL
5 6 (9.68%) Python
6 5 (8.06%) C++
6 5 (8.06%) Embedded C
6 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.06%) Ruby
7 4 (6.45%) Go
7 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.84%) Java 8
9 2 (3.23%) Scala
10 1 (1.61%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (19.35%) Xen
2 10 (16.13%) Docker
3 5 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (40.32%) Ansible
2 24 (38.71%) Puppet
3 17 (27.42%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.06%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (3.23%) Salt
6 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Google
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) VMware
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) WSO2
5 2 (3.23%) CA
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian