The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.63% - 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% - 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Median daily rate £475 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +21.30% +7.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -27.98% -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 Oxford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 26 31 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 8.13% 10.23% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 85
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £276 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.15 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Oxford

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Oxford

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

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Boot

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker