Period
to 19 March 2019

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 6 months to 19 March 2019 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
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 87 79
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing HTTP 28 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.08% 0.85% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.21% 5.49% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -22.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £379
90th Percentile £541 £553 £513
East of England median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +0.05% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £17.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £17.00 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 341 237 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.33% 15.54% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 110 144
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £343 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.53% -11.42% -3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £192 £173
90th Percentile £575 £538 £548
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.63 £14.14 £36.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.62% -61.38% +128.75%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.15 £10.38
90th Percentile £66.81 £35.88 £44.73
East of England median hourly rate £16.21 £21.23 £32.25
% change year-on-year -23.65% -34.19% -12.24%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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
Watford +15 6 £300 -38.46%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £475 -
Waltham Cross - 4 £300 - 2
Stevenage -12 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £550 -
Hatfield - 1 £500 - 1
HTTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 18 (64.29%) FTP
1 18 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) VPN
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (39.29%) PaaS
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
4 11 (39.29%) Terraform
4 11 (39.29%) Cosmos DB
4 11 (39.29%) Serverless
4 11 (39.29%) Azure Functions
5 10 (35.71%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) HTTPS
8 7 (25.00%) DHCP
8 7 (25.00%) DNS
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.00%) XML
9 6 (21.43%) Python
9 6 (21.43%) OO
9 6 (21.43%) C
9 6 (21.43%) C++
9 6 (21.43%) RTP
9 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
10 5 (17.86%) VoIP
11 4 (14.29%) SNMP
11 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.29%) CA

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 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (39.29%) Azure Functions
2 11 (39.29%) PaaS
2 11 (39.29%) Serverless
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) FTP
2 12 (42.86%) VPN
3 8 (28.57%) HTTPS
4 7 (25.00%) DHCP
4 7 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (21.43%) RTP
6 5 (17.86%) VoIP
7 4 (14.29%) IGMP
7 4 (14.29%) Internet
7 4 (14.29%) PBX
7 4 (14.29%) RTCP
7 4 (14.29%) SNMP
7 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) VLAN
7 4 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 3 (10.71%) BGP
8 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
8 3 (10.71%) Firewall
8 3 (10.71%) LAN
8 3 (10.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) Cosmos DB
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) GDB
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (14.29%) Valgrind
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.57%) Protractor
3 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 4 (14.29%) VoIP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Magento Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) EDI Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) LAMP
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XHTML
3 2 (7.14%) XSL
4 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) EDI
4 1 (3.57%) EDIFACT
4 1 (3.57%) IDoc
4 1 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Continuous Deployment
2 6 (21.43%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Component Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) OO PHP
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) B2B
5 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (3.57%) DNA
5 1 (3.57%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) C
3 6 (21.43%) C++
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) VBScript
6 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CCNP
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.29%) KVM
2 4 (14.29%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Terraform
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) CA
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Arista
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) Zend
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) jetNEXUS
5 1 (3.57%) Perforce
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds