Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 19 October 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 208 212
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -29
Contract jobs citing HTTP 188 175 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.14% 1.08% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.10% 6.19% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 96 96
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -8.54%
10th Percentile £300 £350 £311
90th Percentile £638 £605 £491
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.58% +7.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £21.90 £41.43 £25.83
90th Percentile £41.70 £43.00 £44.25
England median hourly rate £27.43 £33.00 £21.45
% change year-on-year -16.89% +53.88% -9.47%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,647 2,825 3,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.10% 17.36% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,394 1,563 1,792
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 216
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -25.70% +7.67%
10th Percentile £12.72 £12.00 £11.38
90th Percentile £52.75 £46.31 £48.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in the South East

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in the South East

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in the South East

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in the South East

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HTTP in the South East

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Thames Valley +2 56 £450 - 21
Berkshire +10 43 £513 +13.89% 7
West Sussex -26 42 £522 +3.41%
Surrey -4 32 £425 -15.00% 6
Hampshire -4 30 £438 -12.50% 3
East Sussex +17 21 £438 -27.08% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 12 £380 +8.57% 9
Middlesex +13 3 £463 -22.92%
Kent +3 2 £475 +18.75% 5
Oxfordshire -1 1 - - 5
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 92 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (47.34%) Java
3 87 (46.28%) Linux
4 80 (42.55%) JSON
5 77 (40.96%) JavaScript
6 73 (38.83%) Open Source
7 65 (34.57%) HTML
8 64 (34.04%) Git (software)
9 63 (33.51%) Jenkins
10 61 (32.45%) Test Automation
10 61 (32.45%) CSS
11 59 (31.38%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (30.32%) REST
13 54 (28.72%) C#
14 53 (28.19%) Scrum
15 52 (27.66%) TCP/IP
16 49 (26.06%) MVC
17 48 (25.53%) Ruby
17 48 (25.53%) SSL
17 48 (25.53%) HTML5
18 47 (25.00%) Configuration Management
19 44 (23.40%) Windows
19 44 (23.40%) Spring
19 44 (23.40%) Google
20 43 (22.87%) DevOps
20 43 (22.87%) Problem-Solving
21 42 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
21 42 (22.34%) Scala
21 42 (22.34%) .NET
22 41 (21.81%) MongoDB

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 28 (14.89%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (11.70%) Confluence
3 21 (11.17%) Tomcat
4 18 (9.57%) nginx
5 16 (8.51%) Apache
6 15 (7.98%) Apache Solr
7 12 (6.38%) WebSphere
8 9 (4.79%) OpenStack
9 8 (4.26%) CMS
9 8 (4.26%) IIS
10 7 (3.72%) Drupal
10 7 (3.72%) JBoss
10 7 (3.72%) WebLogic
11 6 (3.19%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.60%) Anypoint
12 3 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (1.06%) Mule
13 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 42 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.51%) Google Analytics
3 14 (7.45%) GitHub
4 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (3.72%) PaaS
7 5 (2.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (2.66%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.66%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (2.66%) OpenShift
7 5 (2.66%) Route 53
8 4 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (2.13%) Force.com
8 4 (2.13%) Serverless
9 3 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.60%) IaaS
9 3 (1.60%) SaaS
10 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 52 (27.66%) TCP/IP
2 48 (25.53%) SSL
3 25 (13.30%) DNS
4 15 (7.98%) Firewall
5 14 (7.45%) HTTPS
6 13 (6.91%) FTP
7 11 (5.85%) DHCP
8 10 (5.32%) MPLS
9 8 (4.26%) LAN
9 8 (4.26%) SMTP
9 8 (4.26%) VPN
10 7 (3.72%) L2TP
10 7 (3.72%) WAN
11 5 (2.66%) Internet
11 5 (2.66%) SNMP
12 4 (2.13%) BGP
12 4 (2.13%) DVB
12 4 (2.13%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.13%) OSPF
12 4 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.81%) MongoDB
2 39 (20.74%) NoSQL
3 33 (17.55%) Relational Database
4 24 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (12.23%) Redis
6 19 (10.11%) SQL Server
7 16 (8.51%) Neo4j
8 10 (5.32%) Big Data
9 7 (3.72%) MySQL
10 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.66%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.66%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.60%) CouchDB
13 3 (1.60%) HBase
13 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 64 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 63 (33.51%) Jenkins
3 34 (18.09%) JUnit
4 31 (16.49%) Selenium
5 30 (15.96%) JIRA
6 28 (14.89%) Subversion
7 20 (10.64%) Cucumber
8 17 (9.04%) IntelliJ
9 16 (8.51%) Ant
9 16 (8.51%) Gatling
10 15 (7.98%) Hudson
11 14 (7.45%) SoapUI
12 11 (5.85%) gulp
13 10 (5.32%) Grunt
13 10 (5.32%) Karma Test Runner
13 10 (5.32%) Sublime Text
14 8 (4.26%) Fiddler
15 7 (3.72%) Eclipse
16 6 (3.19%) Visual Studio
17 5 (2.66%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (8.51%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.06%) Banking
3 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 116 (61.70%) Developer
2 38 (20.21%) Java Developer
3 32 (17.02%) Scala Developer
4 17 (9.04%) Agile Developer
4 17 (9.04%) Software Engineer
5 14 (7.45%) .NET Developer
6 13 (6.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (4.79%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (4.26%) C++ Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Java Scala Developer
10 7 (3.72%) UI Developer
11 6 (3.19%) Architect
11 6 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.66%) Analyst
12 5 (2.66%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (2.66%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (2.13%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (42.55%) JSON
2 65 (34.57%) HTML
3 61 (32.45%) CSS
4 57 (30.32%) REST
5 48 (25.53%) HTML5
6 44 (23.40%) Spring
7 42 (22.34%) .NET
8 37 (19.68%) Play Framework
9 34 (18.09%) RESTful
10 32 (17.02%) Ajax
11 31 (16.49%) AngularJS
11 31 (16.49%) jQuery
12 30 (15.96%) Kafka
12 30 (15.96%) Node.js
13 29 (15.43%) Web Services
13 29 (15.43%) XML
14 27 (14.36%) CSS3
15 26 (13.83%) ASP.NET
15 26 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (13.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.17%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (6.38%) User Experience
3 8 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.19%) PKI
5 6 (3.19%) W3C
6 5 (2.66%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.66%) Video on Demand
7 4 (2.13%) DataPower
7 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.13%) MPEG
8 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.60%) Life Science
8 3 (1.60%) STB
9 2 (1.06%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.53%) IVR
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 87 (46.28%) Linux
2 44 (23.40%) Windows
3 24 (12.77%) Ubuntu
4 20 (10.64%) Unix
5 7 (3.72%) CentOS
6 4 (2.13%) Check Point GAiA
7 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.53%) Android
9 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (38.83%) Open Source
3 61 (32.45%) Test Automation
4 59 (31.38%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (28.19%) Scrum
6 49 (26.06%) MVC
7 47 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 43 (22.87%) DevOps
8 43 (22.87%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (19.68%) Microservices
10 33 (17.55%) TDD
11 32 (17.02%) Responsive Web Design
11 32 (17.02%) Web Design
12 31 (16.49%) OO
13 29 (15.43%) BDD
14 25 (13.30%) Kanban
15 22 (11.70%) OWASP
16 21 (11.17%) Web Development
17 19 (10.11%) Software Engineering
18 16 (8.51%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 89 (47.34%) Java
2 77 (40.96%) JavaScript
3 54 (28.72%) C#
4 48 (25.53%) Ruby
5 42 (22.34%) Scala
6 40 (21.28%) Python
7 39 (20.74%) SQL
8 32 (17.02%) Perl
9 17 (9.04%) Haskell
10 16 (8.51%) Bash Shell
10 16 (8.51%) Groovy
11 14 (7.45%) C++
12 6 (3.19%) Java 8
12 6 (3.19%) PHP
13 4 (2.13%) Apex Code
13 4 (2.13%) C
13 4 (2.13%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.60%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (8.51%) BPSS Clearance
2 15 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) Degree
5 5 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.13%) CCSE
6 4 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.06%) CCDA
8 2 (1.06%) CCNA
8 2 (1.06%) CCNP
8 2 (1.06%) CCVP
9 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) QA
1 3 (1.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (18.09%) Docker
2 10 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.19%) Xen
4 5 (2.66%) KVM
5 4 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.13%) vSphere
6 3 (1.60%) HDFS
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (19.15%) Puppet
2 23 (12.23%) Grafana
3 22 (11.70%) Kibana
4 18 (9.57%) Ansible
5 14 (7.45%) Kubernetes
6 13 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.66%) logstash
7 5 (2.66%) Terraform
8 4 (2.13%) Consul
8 4 (2.13%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.13%) SCCM
8 4 (2.13%) SCOM
8 4 (2.13%) Uchiwa
8 4 (2.13%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.60%) CA Wily
9 3 (1.60%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.06%) Graphite
11 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (23.40%) Google
2 26 (13.83%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.45%) Oracle
4 13 (6.91%) Adobe
4 13 (6.91%) IBM
5 12 (6.38%) Cisco
5 12 (6.38%) Rackspace
6 10 (5.32%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.32%) VMware
7 7 (3.72%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.72%) webMethods
8 5 (2.66%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.66%) Dynatrace
8 5 (2.66%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.66%) SOASTA, Inc
8 5 (2.66%) Splunk
9 4 (2.13%) Citrix
9 4 (2.13%) HP
9 4 (2.13%) IronPort
9 4 (2.13%) Salesforce.com