Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 219 186
Rank change year-on-year +33 -33 +41
Contract jobs citing HTTP 185 148 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 0.89% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.39% 4.70% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 90 142
South East median daily rate £475 £373 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.52% -9.70% +5.77%
10th Percentile £339 £310 £295
90th Percentile £613 £500 £579
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £20.83 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.43% -38.28% -23.30%
England median hourly rate £33.00 £21.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year +53.88% -42.81% -13.29%

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 2893 3147 3553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.44% 18.94% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1564 1798 1904
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £231 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 219 242
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.37% +12.51% +25.92%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.14 £54.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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
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 November 2017. 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 -4 75 £450 +20.00% 7
West Sussex +29 57 £575 +17.95% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 32 £438 +25.00% 3
Berkshire -19 32 £425 +13.33% 4
Surrey +6 20 £525 +90.91% 4
Hampshire -12 12 £450 +21.62%
Oxfordshire +14 11 £463 +8.82%
East Sussex +8 10 £600 +118.18%
Kent -11 7 £400 - 2
Sussex - 2 £550 -
Middlesex -6 1 £600 +63.27%
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South East region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 107 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (50.27%) Java
3 90 (48.65%) Git (software)
4 71 (38.38%) Linux
5 69 (37.30%) Test Automation
6 62 (33.51%) REST
7 61 (32.97%) JavaScript
7 61 (32.97%) HTML
7 61 (32.97%) Spring
8 59 (31.89%) CSS
9 50 (27.03%) Configuration Management
9 50 (27.03%) JSON
10 49 (26.49%) Subversion
11 48 (25.95%) Scala
12 47 (25.41%) Unix
13 46 (24.86%) TCP/IP
13 46 (24.86%) Scrum
14 44 (23.78%) Relational Database
15 43 (23.24%) HTML5
16 40 (21.62%) Web Development
16 40 (21.62%) Docker
16 40 (21.62%) DevOps
17 37 (20.00%) Play Framework
18 36 (19.46%) Selenium
19 35 (18.92%) XML
19 35 (18.92%) JUnit
19 35 (18.92%) Open Source
19 35 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (17.84%) SOAP
20 33 (17.84%) Firewall

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 27 (14.59%) Apache
2 23 (12.43%) WebSphere
3 20 (10.81%) WebLogic
4 15 (8.11%) Confluence
4 15 (8.11%) JBoss
5 14 (7.57%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.32%) CMS
7 3 (1.62%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.62%) Mongoose
7 3 (1.62%) nginx
7 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.08%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.78%) Amazon SQS
2 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.78%) PaaS
3 4 (2.16%) IaaS
4 3 (1.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.62%) GitHub
4 3 (1.62%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.08%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (24.86%) TCP/IP
2 33 (17.84%) Firewall
3 31 (16.76%) SSL
4 19 (10.27%) Network Security
5 18 (9.73%) Internet
6 17 (9.19%) DNS
7 12 (6.49%) FTP
7 12 (6.49%) SMTP
7 12 (6.49%) VoIP
8 11 (5.95%) VPN
9 9 (4.86%) Ethernet
9 9 (4.86%) IPsec
9 9 (4.86%) WAN
10 8 (4.32%) HTTPS
10 8 (4.32%) LAN
11 7 (3.78%) DHCP
12 6 (3.24%) LDAP
13 5 (2.70%) NAS
14 4 (2.16%) Asterisk PBX
14 4 (2.16%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.78%) Relational Database
2 30 (16.22%) MongoDB
3 18 (9.73%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.95%) MySQL
4 11 (5.95%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.41%) Redis
6 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.08%) HBase
10 1 (0.54%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.54%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.54%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 90 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 49 (26.49%) Subversion
3 36 (19.46%) Selenium
4 35 (18.92%) JUnit
5 32 (17.30%) Jenkins
6 20 (10.81%) JIRA
7 17 (9.19%) Eclipse
8 16 (8.65%) IntelliJ
9 11 (5.95%) Maven
10 8 (4.32%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.70%) Ant
11 5 (2.70%) Gatling
11 5 (2.70%) gulp
12 4 (2.16%) Bitbucket
12 4 (2.16%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.62%) git-flow
13 3 (1.62%) Grunt
13 3 (1.62%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (1.62%) Sublime Text
13 3 (1.62%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (5.41%) Finance
2 4 (2.16%) Advertising
2 4 (2.16%) Publishing
2 4 (2.16%) Retail
2 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.08%) Banking
3 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.54%) Electronics
4 1 (0.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (57.30%) Developer
2 43 (23.24%) Java Developer
3 36 (19.46%) Scala Developer
4 16 (8.65%) Java Scala Developer
4 16 (8.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (7.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (7.03%) Architect
6 13 (7.03%) Consultant
6 13 (7.03%) Lead Developer
7 12 (6.49%) HTML Developer
8 10 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Security Architect
9 8 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Tester
10 7 (3.78%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.78%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.24%) Agile Developer
11 6 (3.24%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (33.51%) REST
2 61 (32.97%) HTML
2 61 (32.97%) Spring
3 59 (31.89%) CSS
4 50 (27.03%) JSON
5 43 (23.24%) HTML5
6 37 (20.00%) Play Framework
7 35 (18.92%) XML
8 33 (17.84%) SOAP
9 27 (14.59%) Ajax
9 27 (14.59%) J2EE
9 27 (14.59%) Web Services
10 26 (14.05%) Hibernate
11 25 (13.51%) CSS3
12 23 (12.43%) RESTful
13 22 (11.89%) Django
13 22 (11.89%) Guice
13 22 (11.89%) Ruby on Rails
14 17 (9.19%) AngularJS
14 17 (9.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.86%) DataPower
1 9 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.32%) User Experience
3 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.62%) New Media
4 3 (1.62%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.08%) Fintech
5 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.08%) W3C
6 1 (0.54%) Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (38.38%) Linux
2 47 (25.41%) Unix
3 20 (10.81%) Mac OS X
4 16 (8.65%) Windows
5 8 (4.32%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.78%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.16%) Android
8 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.16%) Debian
8 4 (2.16%) Fedora
9 3 (1.62%) CentOS
10 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.30%) Test Automation
3 50 (27.03%) Configuration Management
4 46 (24.86%) Scrum
5 40 (21.62%) DevOps
5 40 (21.62%) Web Development
6 35 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (18.92%) Open Source
7 30 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 30 (16.22%) Web Design
8 24 (12.97%) Microservices
9 18 (9.73%) Continuous Deployment
10 17 (9.19%) TDD
11 15 (8.11%) Front End Development
11 15 (8.11%) ITIL
11 15 (8.11%) Process Management
12 14 (7.57%) API Development
12 14 (7.57%) Load Balancing
13 13 (7.03%) BDD
13 13 (7.03%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 93 (50.27%) Java
2 61 (32.97%) JavaScript
3 48 (25.95%) Scala
4 32 (17.30%) SQL
5 27 (14.59%) Ruby
6 24 (12.97%) Python
7 12 (6.49%) Perl
8 11 (5.95%) C#
9 10 (5.41%) ActionScript
9 10 (5.41%) ActionScript 2.0
10 9 (4.86%) ActionScript 3.0
11 5 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.70%) Groovy
11 5 (2.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 4 (2.16%) C++
12 4 (2.16%) ES6
12 4 (2.16%) PHP
12 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.62%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (3.78%) CCNA
1 7 (3.78%) CCNP
1 7 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (3.24%) CCIE
2 6 (3.24%) CCSA
2 6 (3.24%) CCSE
3 3 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.62%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.08%) Degree
4 2 (1.08%) MySQL Certification
4 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) CCDA
5 1 (0.54%) CCIE Security
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB
5 1 (0.54%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.54%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.54%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.41%) QA
2 9 (4.86%) RosettaNet
3 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.16%) PA-DSS
3 4 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.62%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (21.62%) Docker
2 12 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.62%) KVM
4 3 (1.62%) Xen
5 2 (1.08%) HDFS
5 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.08%) Openswan
5 2 (1.08%) XenServer
6 1 (0.54%) NFS
6 1 (0.54%) pfSense
6 1 (0.54%) Samba
6 1 (0.54%) Squid
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (10.27%) Grafana
1 19 (10.27%) Puppet
2 17 (9.19%) Kibana
3 7 (3.78%) FortiGate
4 6 (3.24%) Ansible
5 4 (2.16%) logstash
5 4 (2.16%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.62%) CA Wily
6 3 (1.62%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.08%) Cacti
7 2 (1.08%) HP Fortify
7 2 (1.08%) Nagios
7 2 (1.08%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (15.14%) IBM
2 25 (13.51%) Google
3 24 (12.97%) webMethods
4 14 (7.57%) Juniper
4 14 (7.57%) Oracle
5 13 (7.03%) VMware
6 12 (6.49%) CheckPoint
7 10 (5.41%) Cisco
7 10 (5.41%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.32%) Citrix
9 7 (3.78%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (3.78%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.24%) F5
10 6 (3.24%) Microsoft
11 5 (2.70%) CA
11 5 (2.70%) HP
11 5 (2.70%) Splunk
12 4 (2.16%) Dell
12 4 (2.16%) MuleSoft
13 3 (1.62%) SAP