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 29 June 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)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 55 47
Rank change year-on-year +24 -8  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 41 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.45% 0.21% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.05% 1.59% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 - £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +18.36% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year -27.98% -44.45%  

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 91 63 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 20.97% 13.18% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 73 186
Median daily rate £450 £275 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -16.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £388 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 15
Median hourly rate £13.75 £34.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.37% +61.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £29.25 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £42.68 £121.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

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

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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 29 June 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

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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 29 June 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 - 30 £500 -
Brentwood - 1 £450 -
HTTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (90.16%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (88.52%) Test Automation
4 52 (85.25%) SSL
5 50 (81.97%) TCP/IP
6 49 (80.33%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (80.33%) DevOps
7 48 (78.69%) Jenkins
7 48 (78.69%) TDD
7 48 (78.69%) Configuration Management
8 44 (72.13%) Relational Database
9 43 (70.49%) Mentoring
9 43 (70.49%) Middleware
9 43 (70.49%) Scrum
9 43 (70.49%) Kanban
10 42 (68.85%) Open Source
11 38 (62.30%) Git (software)
12 37 (60.66%) Coaching
12 37 (60.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 37 (60.66%) SOA
13 36 (59.02%) JBoss
13 36 (59.02%) Microservices
14 35 (57.38%) Puppet
15 33 (54.10%) Subversion
15 33 (54.10%) Oracle
15 33 (54.10%) Opscode Chef
15 33 (54.10%) WSO2
16 31 (50.82%) API Design
16 31 (50.82%) Apache
16 31 (50.82%) Software Engineering

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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 36 (59.02%) JBoss
2 31 (50.82%) Apache
3 28 (45.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (13.11%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.56%) IIS
5 4 (6.56%) Jetty
5 4 (6.56%) Mongrel
5 4 (6.56%) nginx
5 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.92%) Mule
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.56%) Google App Engine
3 4 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.92%) IaaS
4 3 (4.92%) PaaS
4 3 (4.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (85.25%) SSL
2 50 (81.97%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.20%) LDAP
4 4 (6.56%) DHCP
4 4 (6.56%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) FTP
5 3 (4.92%) IPsec
6 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (72.13%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.20%) MariaDB
2 5 (8.20%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.92%) Neo4j
3 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (78.69%) Jenkins
2 38 (62.30%) Git (software)
3 33 (54.10%) Subversion
4 11 (18.03%) Maven
5 5 (8.20%) JUnit
5 5 (8.20%) Mockito
6 3 (4.92%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Electronics
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Architect
3 10 (16.39%) Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (8.20%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.28%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.64%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) DevOps Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (70.49%) Middleware
2 30 (49.18%) J2EE
3 11 (18.03%) REST
4 10 (16.39%) XML
5 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
5 8 (13.11%) HTML
5 8 (13.11%) Spring
5 8 (13.11%) Web Services
6 6 (9.84%) JSON
7 5 (8.20%) CSS
7 5 (8.20%) JAAS
7 5 (8.20%) JAXB
7 5 (8.20%) JAX-RPC
7 5 (8.20%) JPA
7 5 (8.20%) JSON Schema
7 5 (8.20%) SOAP
7 5 (8.20%) Spring MVC
7 5 (8.20%) Struts
7 5 (8.20%) Struts2
7 5 (8.20%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) RIA
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.64%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.64%) STB
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (60.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (40.98%) Unix
4 19 (31.15%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.92%) AIX
5 3 (4.92%) HPUX
5 3 (4.92%) Solaris
5 3 (4.92%) Windows
6 2 (3.28%) CentOS
6 2 (3.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (90.16%) Continuous Integration
2 54 (88.52%) Test Automation
3 49 (80.33%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (80.33%) DevOps
4 48 (78.69%) Configuration Management
4 48 (78.69%) TDD
5 43 (70.49%) Kanban
5 43 (70.49%) Mentoring
5 43 (70.49%) Scrum
6 42 (68.85%) Open Source
7 37 (60.66%) Coaching
7 37 (60.66%) SOA
8 36 (59.02%) Microservices
9 31 (50.82%) API Design
9 31 (50.82%) Software Engineering
10 30 (49.18%) User Stories
11 23 (37.70%) Continuous Deployment
12 21 (34.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (13.11%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (13.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) Perl
2 25 (40.98%) Java
3 19 (31.15%) C
4 10 (16.39%) Python
5 8 (13.11%) PL/SQL
5 8 (13.11%) SQL
6 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.92%) Groovy
7 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.92%) XPath
8 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) Docker
2 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) Xen
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (57.38%) Puppet
2 33 (54.10%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (32.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Oracle
1 33 (54.10%) WSO2
2 10 (16.39%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) Google
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.92%) webMethods
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) HP