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 3 months to 26 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.19% 1.85% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £238 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +19.55% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.83 -
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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 50 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.97% 15.43% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -31.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £145 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £610 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £23.64 £20.83 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.49% +57.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £20.83 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (55.56%) Analytics
3 5 (55.56%) Adobe
3 5 (55.56%) Web Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) Google
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Advertising
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Digital Media
4 4 (44.44%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (33.33%) Tag Management
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Core
5 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
5 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (33.33%) MS Access
5 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (11.11%) jMock
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Mockito
General
1 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Regular Expression
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) LESS
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Media
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Fintech
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Analytics
1 5 (55.56%) Web Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Tag Management
4 2 (22.22%) Behavioural Targeting
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Multivariate Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SDET
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe
2 4 (44.44%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos
3 2 (22.22%) Tealeaf
4 1 (11.11%) Omniture
4 1 (11.11%) Xamarin