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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 56 50 62
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.49% 0.75% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 4.39% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £300 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.25% -18.42%  

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 118 114 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.38% 16.99% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 53
Median daily rate £330 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £350 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 18
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.22% +4.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £13.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Watford -9 2 £488 +62.50% 2
HTTP
East of England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Apache
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) LAMP
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Puppet
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) Ansible
5 4 (36.36%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (36.36%) nginx
5 4 (36.36%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (36.36%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (36.36%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Nagios
5 4 (36.36%) Middleware
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP

HTTP
Top Related 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 9 (81.82%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (36.36%) nginx
3 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 3 (27.27%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) JBoss
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
5 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Boomi
1 1 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) FTP
3 3 (27.27%) LDAP
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Magento Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) LAMP
2 4 (36.36%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (36.36%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) XHTML
5 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) FreeRADIUS
2 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (36.36%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) Varnish
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 4 (36.36%) Nagios
2 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Zend