The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 28 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)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 80 55
Rank change year-on-year +29 -25  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 25 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.76% 1.16% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.80% 4.66% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Median daily rate £404 £403 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +34.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £401 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £481 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +13.09% +8.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.13 £47.50
% change year-on-year +5.16% -13.42%  

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 the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 133 279 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.00% 24.93% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 154 52
Median daily rate £390 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.99 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £28.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in the North East

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in the North East over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in the North East

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in the North East

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +34 25 £404 +0.12% 2
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (81.58%) Open Source
3 30 (78.95%) Responsive Web Design
3 30 (78.95%) Web Design
4 29 (76.32%) HTML
4 29 (76.32%) REST
4 29 (76.32%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (73.68%) CSS
5 28 (73.68%) Linux
6 27 (71.05%) JSON
7 26 (68.42%) Automated Testing
7 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
7 26 (68.42%) Subversion
7 26 (68.42%) Configuration Management
8 25 (65.79%) Java
8 25 (65.79%) Ajax
8 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
8 25 (65.79%) Relational Database
9 24 (63.16%) Scala
10 23 (60.53%) Google
11 22 (57.89%) HTML5
11 22 (57.89%) JUnit
12 21 (55.26%) Play Framework
12 21 (55.26%) CSS3
12 21 (55.26%) Ruby
13 20 (52.63%) Ruby on Rails
13 20 (52.63%) JIRA
13 20 (52.63%) Django
13 20 (52.63%) Guice
13 20 (52.63%) Confluence

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 20 (52.63%) Confluence
2 7 (18.42%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) Jetty
3 3 (7.89%) Mongrel
3 3 (7.89%) nginx
3 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (5.26%) SAS
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.89%) GitHub
1 3 (7.89%) Google App Engine
1 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) SSL
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) FTP
3 3 (7.89%) IPsec
4 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) Neo4j
3 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
1 26 (68.42%) Subversion
2 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
3 22 (57.89%) JUnit
4 20 (52.63%) JIRA
5 3 (7.89%) Selenium
5 3 (7.89%) Travis CI
6 2 (5.26%) MSI
7 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (28.95%) Scala Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (7.89%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (76.32%) HTML
1 29 (76.32%) REST
2 28 (73.68%) CSS
3 27 (71.05%) JSON
4 25 (65.79%) Ajax
5 22 (57.89%) HTML5
6 21 (55.26%) CSS3
6 21 (55.26%) Play Framework
7 20 (52.63%) Django
7 20 (52.63%) Guice
7 20 (52.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 20 (52.63%) Spring
8 14 (36.84%) RESTful
9 12 (31.58%) Spring MVC
10 5 (13.16%) Akka
11 4 (10.53%) spray
12 3 (7.89%) .NET
12 3 (7.89%) Dropwizard
12 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
12 3 (7.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.26%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (81.58%) Open Source
3 30 (78.95%) Responsive Web Design
3 30 (78.95%) Web Design
4 29 (76.32%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (68.42%) Automated Testing
5 26 (68.42%) Configuration Management
6 18 (47.37%) OWASP
7 16 (42.11%) Scrum
8 12 (31.58%) Front End Development
8 12 (31.58%) MVC
9 10 (26.32%) Web Development
10 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (18.42%) Line Management
10 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
11 5 (13.16%) Service Design
12 4 (10.53%) Microservices
13 3 (7.89%) DevOps
14 2 (5.26%) High Availability
14 2 (5.26%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 24 (63.16%) Scala
3 21 (55.26%) Ruby
4 19 (50.00%) Python
5 16 (42.11%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) REXX
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Tcl
6 2 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.89%) Xen
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Terraform
3 2 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Google
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Capita
4 1 (2.63%) IBM