Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 November 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 47 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.50% 1.43% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 9.46% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Kent median daily rate £400 - £450
10th Percentile £354 - £425
90th Percentile £464 - £495
South East median daily rate £475 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +26.67% -9.09% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £20.83 -
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £20.83 £33.75
% change year-on-year +106.43% -38.28% -23.30%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 80 74 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.98% 15.16% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 53 39
Kent median daily rate £363 £283 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.32% -24.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £130 £135 £259
90th Percentile £538 £425 £500
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £20.83 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -45.18% +204.00%
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Kent

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Kent

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Kent

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
Maidstone -11 1 - -
HTTP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Advertising
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Core
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
5 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) AMQP
2 2 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 2 (25.00%) UI/UX Developer
2 2 (25.00%) UX Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) C# Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 1 (12.50%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) JSON
2 5 (62.50%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Core
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) EDI
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (25.00%) SDET
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin