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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
England / South East
Rank 141 117 161
Rank change year-on-year -24 +44  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 102 164 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.30% 1.78% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.83% 8.09% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 82 59
Median daily rate £456 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.25% -18.42%  

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 South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1493 2027 2005
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.04% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1122 979
Median daily rate £400 £352 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 101 104
Median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £16.10 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Berkshire +16 36 £488 +30.00% 13
West Sussex -20 22 £516 +14.61% 1
Hampshire -3 18 £451 +24.48% 8
Kent +13 7 £350 -12.50% 3
Surrey +1 6 £450 +5.88% 15
Buckinghamshire -18 4 £550 +54.92% 9
Oxfordshire -11 3 £400 +35.13% 6
Middlesex +3 2 £349 -31.95% 1
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 95 (50.53%) Java
2 92 (48.94%) Linux
3 84 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (42.55%) Python
5 72 (38.30%) Git (software)
6 66 (35.11%) REST
6 66 (35.11%) HTML
7 61 (32.45%) Scrum
8 59 (31.38%) JavaScript
9 55 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (27.66%) TCP/IP
11 46 (24.47%) Ruby
12 43 (22.87%) Automated Testing
13 42 (22.34%) JSON
13 42 (22.34%) CSS
14 39 (20.74%) XML
14 39 (20.74%) Unix
14 39 (20.74%) Windows
15 38 (20.21%) Scala
16 37 (19.68%) TDD
16 37 (19.68%) Subversion
17 36 (19.15%) DevOps
18 35 (18.62%) Configuration Management
19 34 (18.09%) Jenkins
19 34 (18.09%) HTML5
19 34 (18.09%) Google
19 34 (18.09%) Spring
20 33 (17.55%) Apache
20 33 (17.55%) C++
21 32 (17.02%) Ubuntu

HTTP
Top Related 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 33 (17.55%) Apache
2 20 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.04%) CMS
4 16 (8.51%) JBoss
4 16 (8.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 15 (7.98%) Confluence
6 13 (6.91%) WebSphere
7 10 (5.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 9 (4.79%) nginx
9 6 (3.19%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.13%) IIS
10 4 (2.13%) Mule
11 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.53%) Liferay
12 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.53%) SAS
12 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.32%) GitHub
2 10 (5.32%) Google Analytics
3 8 (4.26%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.06%) Office 365
6 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (27.66%) TCP/IP
2 31 (16.49%) DNS
3 27 (14.36%) SSL
4 23 (12.23%) ICMP
5 21 (11.17%) SSH
6 19 (10.11%) HTTPS
7 13 (6.91%) FTP
7 13 (6.91%) SMTP
8 12 (6.38%) DVB
9 11 (5.85%) Firewall
9 11 (5.85%) VPN
10 10 (5.32%) SNMP
11 9 (4.79%) BGP
12 8 (4.26%) DHCP
12 8 (4.26%) Ethernet
12 8 (4.26%) Internet
13 7 (3.72%) MPLS
13 7 (3.72%) OSPF
14 6 (3.19%) LAN
14 6 (3.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.49%) Relational Database
2 25 (13.30%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.04%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.85%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.32%) MySQL
5 10 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.72%) MS Access
7 3 (1.60%) Big Data
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.53%) DataStax
9 1 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 72 (38.30%) Git (software)
2 37 (19.68%) Subversion
3 34 (18.09%) Jenkins
4 32 (17.02%) Selenium
5 27 (14.36%) Ant
5 27 (14.36%) JUnit
6 24 (12.77%) Maven
7 22 (11.70%) Gradle
8 20 (10.64%) WebDriver
9 19 (10.11%) JIRA
9 19 (10.11%) JMeter
10 18 (9.57%) eggPlant
11 17 (9.04%) Apache Ivy
11 17 (9.04%) Bitbucket
12 14 (7.45%) Gatling
13 13 (6.91%) Cucumber
14 12 (6.38%) Grunt
14 12 (6.38%) gulp
15 10 (5.32%) IntelliJ
15 10 (5.32%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 19 (10.11%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.98%) Finance
3 11 (5.85%) Marketing
4 6 (3.19%) Law
5 5 (2.66%) Electronics
6 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.60%) Billing
8 2 (1.06%) Back Office
8 2 (1.06%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Retail
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (53.72%) Developer
2 39 (20.74%) Java Developer
3 36 (19.15%) Scala Developer
4 14 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (6.91%) Consultant
5 13 (6.91%) Developer in Test
6 11 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (5.85%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.32%) Agile Developer
7 10 (5.32%) Java Engineer
7 10 (5.32%) Python Developer
8 9 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (4.79%) DevOps Consultant
8 9 (4.79%) Java Consultant
8 9 (4.79%) JavaScript Engineer
8 9 (4.79%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.79%) Web Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) Analyst
9 7 (3.72%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (35.11%) HTML
1 66 (35.11%) REST
2 42 (22.34%) CSS
2 42 (22.34%) JSON
3 39 (20.74%) XML
4 34 (18.09%) HTML5
4 34 (18.09%) Spring
5 31 (16.49%) Web Services
6 25 (13.30%) Middleware
7 22 (11.70%) Node.js
8 21 (11.17%) SOAP
9 19 (10.11%) Ajax
10 18 (9.57%) Play Framework
11 17 (9.04%) CSS3
12 15 (7.98%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (7.45%) Django
13 14 (7.45%) Guice
13 14 (7.45%) jQuery
13 14 (7.45%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (6.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.04%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (8.51%) STB
3 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.91%) Public Cloud
4 12 (6.38%) Digital TV
4 12 (6.38%) MPEG
5 9 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.79%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.26%) Digital Media
6 8 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.19%) Clustering
8 5 (2.66%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.66%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.66%) IPTV
8 5 (2.66%) Over-the-Top Content
8 5 (2.66%) PKI
8 5 (2.66%) Video on Demand
9 4 (2.13%) User Experience
10 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.60%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 92 (48.94%) Linux
2 39 (20.74%) Unix
2 39 (20.74%) Windows
3 32 (17.02%) Ubuntu
4 24 (12.77%) CentOS
5 23 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (9.04%) Debian
7 12 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (5.85%) Mac OS X
9 7 (3.72%) Windows Server
10 5 (2.66%) Android
11 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.53%) Solaris
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (32.45%) Scrum
3 55 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (22.87%) Automated Testing
5 37 (19.68%) TDD
6 36 (19.15%) DevOps
7 35 (18.62%) Configuration Management
8 32 (17.02%) Open Source
9 29 (15.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 28 (14.89%) Web Design
11 26 (13.83%) Visualisation
12 24 (12.77%) Web Development
13 22 (11.70%) BDD
13 22 (11.70%) OO
13 22 (11.70%) Project Management
14 21 (11.17%) Analytics
15 18 (9.57%) Load Balancing
15 18 (9.57%) OOP
16 17 (9.04%) Content Management
17 16 (8.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.53%) Java
2 80 (42.55%) Python
3 59 (31.38%) JavaScript
4 46 (24.47%) Ruby
5 38 (20.21%) Scala
6 33 (17.55%) C++
7 29 (15.43%) Bash Shell
8 28 (14.89%) Groovy
9 26 (13.83%) C#
10 24 (12.77%) Perl
11 23 (12.23%) C
12 20 (10.64%) SQL
13 10 (5.32%) Haskell
14 9 (4.79%) PHP
15 8 (4.26%) PowerShell
16 4 (2.13%) Ada
16 4 (2.13%) Korn
16 4 (2.13%) Tcl
17 3 (1.60%) Jython
18 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (13.30%) SC Cleared
1 25 (13.30%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.98%) Degree
3 7 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.19%) CCNA
4 6 (3.19%) CCNP
5 5 (2.66%) CCIP
6 4 (2.13%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.06%) MCSE
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.06%) SANS
7 2 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.53%) CCA
8 1 (0.53%) CCDA
8 1 (0.53%) CISSP
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.53%) HNC
8 1 (0.53%) HND
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) QA
2 7 (3.72%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.66%) PA-DSS
4 2 (1.06%) SLA
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) SDET
System Software
1 18 (9.57%) Docker
2 17 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (3.19%) vSphere
5 2 (1.06%) XenApp
5 2 (1.06%) XenServer
6 1 (0.53%) Ceph
6 1 (0.53%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.53%) Firmware
6 1 (0.53%) iptables
6 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.53%) KVM
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.53%) Snort
6 1 (0.53%) Squid
6 1 (0.53%) Xen
6 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (12.23%) Ansible
2 16 (8.51%) SELinux
3 9 (4.79%) Grafana
3 9 (4.79%) Kibana
4 7 (3.72%) Puppet
5 5 (2.66%) HP Fortify
5 5 (2.66%) Nagios
6 3 (1.60%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.06%) SCCM
8 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.53%) Mesos
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Nessus
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.53%) RANCID
8 1 (0.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (18.09%) Google
2 24 (12.77%) VMware
3 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.04%) Splunk
4 16 (8.51%) Oracle
4 16 (8.51%) Sitecore
5 14 (7.45%) Adobe
6 12 (6.38%) Cisco
7 11 (5.85%) Juniper
8 8 (4.26%) Cognos
9 7 (3.72%) HP
9 7 (3.72%) IBM
10 6 (3.19%) F5
10 6 (3.19%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.13%) Ericsson
11 4 (2.13%) Huawei
11 4 (2.13%) SaltStack
11 4 (2.13%) webMethods
12 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.60%) Dell
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