Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 86 83
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +14
Contract jobs citing HTTP 10 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.93% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 4.40% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £381 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.59% -16.67% +14.38%
10th Percentile £313 £328 £398
90th Percentile £598 £429 £523
East of England median daily rate £544 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +8.75% +2.56% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £16.81 -
East of England median hourly rate - £16.81 -

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 250 318 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.65% 21.23% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 142 156
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -0.67% +3.12%
10th Percentile £160 £132 £244
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -9.59% -15.21%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.25 £14.88
90th Percentile £52.75 £32.25 £44.08
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -35.35% -34.00% +17.19%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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
Watford +12 6 £538 +26.47%
Hemel Hempstead -7 1 £413 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £300 - 7
Hatfield - 1 - -
HTTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) SSL
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) OAuth
5 3 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) Guice
5 3 (30.00%) OWASP
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) FTP
5 3 (30.00%) Spock
5 3 (30.00%) GitLab
5 3 (30.00%) Ratpack

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 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (10.00%) Commerce Server
3 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Heroku
2 1 (10.00%) Akamai
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (10.00%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SSL
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) FTP
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) DWDM
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) IGMP
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) GitLab
2 3 (30.00%) Gradle
2 3 (30.00%) gulp
2 3 (30.00%) Spock
3 2 (20.00%) Gatling
3 2 (20.00%) Geb
4 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (10.00%) GDB
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Valgrind
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) Dropwizard
3 3 (30.00%) Ember.js
3 3 (30.00%) Guice
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) OAuth
3 3 (30.00%) OAuth2
3 3 (30.00%) Ratpack
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (20.00%) WireMock
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Microservices
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OWASP
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) ES6
3 3 (30.00%) Java 8
3 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
2 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (10.00%) Kibana
2 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) logstash
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) F5
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Arista
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) New Relic
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Percona
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) Zscaler