The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 70
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.96% - 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% - 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £339 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +19.92% +6.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -53.71%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 164 116 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.28% 17.58% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 64 116
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing HTTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Hertfordshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Hertfordshire

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Hertfordshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stevenage - 2 - -
Watford - 1 £340 - 1
HTTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Dell
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) SMTP
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Boomi
1 1 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Support
3 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (22.22%) React
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) D3.js
3 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
3 1 (11.11%) Vue.js
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) ES6
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Desktop
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
2 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Dell
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Mitel
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) FireEye
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec