The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 25 April 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 / Middlesex
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.97% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 4.55% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £398
% change year-on-year +13.09% +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +8.12% -15.78%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13 22 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 12.62% 13.92% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 8
Median daily rate £390 £438 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.85% +136.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Middlesex

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 6 (75.00%) MPEG
2 6 (75.00%) Digital TV
2 6 (75.00%) DVB
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) STB
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (75.00%) Node.js
2 6 (75.00%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Ada
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Linux

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DVB
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
1 6 (75.00%) Node.js
1 6 (75.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (75.00%) Digital TV
1 6 (75.00%) MPEG
1 6 (75.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Deployment
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Ada
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Tcl
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SaltStack