Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 197 209
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 -32
Contract jobs citing HTTP 197 192 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.14% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.15% 6.60% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 113 108
South East median daily rate £463 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £300 £320 £313
90th Percentile £638 £612 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £455
% change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% - -
England median hourly rate £30.46 £33.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +3.13% +7.31%

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 2,754 2,907 3,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.38% 17.19% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,471 1,564 1,746
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £208 £170 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £401
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 161 194
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £17.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.50% -30.50% -5.66%
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.83 £11.58
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +8.60%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 57 £513 +13.89% 12
West Sussex -13 56 £488 -6.25% 3
Berkshire +9 44 £600 +50.00% 7
Hampshire -13 29 £418 +4.38% 5
East Sussex +1 26 £453 -24.58% 2
Surrey -16 24 £400 -20.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +1 12 £450 -2.70% 3
Kent +6 3 £475 +35.71% 2
Oxfordshire +4 1 - - 2
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 105 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (49.75%) Linux
3 97 (49.24%) Java
4 91 (46.19%) JavaScript
4 91 (46.19%) JSON
5 84 (42.64%) Open Source
6 82 (41.62%) Jenkins
7 81 (41.12%) Git (software)
8 75 (38.07%) Test Automation
8 75 (38.07%) REST
9 73 (37.06%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (35.53%) HTML
11 68 (34.52%) CSS
12 67 (34.01%) Ruby
13 65 (32.99%) Spring
13 65 (32.99%) TCP/IP
14 64 (32.49%) Configuration Management
14 64 (32.49%) Scrum
15 62 (31.47%) C#
16 61 (30.96%) HTML5
17 60 (30.46%) MVC
18 59 (29.95%) Google
18 59 (29.95%) SSL
19 57 (28.93%) Scala
20 53 (26.90%) Play Framework
21 52 (26.40%) JUnit
22 50 (25.38%) Problem-Solving
23 48 (24.37%) DevOps
24 47 (23.86%) Python
25 45 (22.84%) Windows

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 32 (16.24%) Confluence
2 26 (13.20%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (12.69%) Tomcat
4 23 (11.68%) Apache
4 23 (11.68%) nginx
5 17 (8.63%) JBoss
6 16 (8.12%) WebLogic
7 14 (7.11%) WebSphere
8 13 (6.60%) Apache Solr
9 8 (4.06%) OpenStack
10 7 (3.55%) CMS
11 6 (3.05%) IIS
12 5 (2.54%) Drupal
13 4 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (1.52%) Apache Spark
14 3 (1.52%) ArcGIS
14 3 (1.52%) ArcSDE
14 3 (1.52%) Skype for Business
15 2 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
16 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 39 (19.80%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.17%) GitHub
3 21 (10.66%) Google Analytics
4 9 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (3.55%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (3.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (3.05%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (3.05%) Route 53
8 5 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (2.54%) Serverless
9 4 (2.03%) PaaS
9 4 (2.03%) SaaS
9 4 (2.03%) TestFlight
10 3 (1.52%) Force.com
10 3 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.52%) IaaS
11 2 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.02%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 65 (32.99%) TCP/IP
2 59 (29.95%) SSL
3 32 (16.24%) DNS
4 19 (9.64%) Firewall
5 16 (8.12%) MPLS
6 15 (7.61%) DHCP
6 15 (7.61%) HTTPS
6 15 (7.61%) VPN
7 13 (6.60%) FTP
8 11 (5.58%) LAN
9 10 (5.08%) SMTP
10 8 (4.06%) L2TP
10 8 (4.06%) WAN
11 6 (3.05%) Internet
11 6 (3.05%) SNMP
11 6 (3.05%) SSH
12 5 (2.54%) 4G
12 5 (2.54%) VoIP
12 5 (2.54%) Wireless
12 5 (2.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.34%) MongoDB
2 42 (21.32%) Relational Database
3 38 (19.29%) NoSQL
4 21 (10.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (10.15%) Redis
6 14 (7.11%) Neo4j
7 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
8 10 (5.08%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.55%) Big Data
10 6 (3.05%) MySQL
10 6 (3.05%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.52%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.52%) GIS
12 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.51%) HBase
Development Applications
1 82 (41.62%) Jenkins
2 81 (41.12%) Git (software)
3 52 (26.40%) JUnit
4 43 (21.83%) JIRA
5 39 (19.80%) Subversion
6 36 (18.27%) Selenium
7 23 (11.68%) IntelliJ
8 22 (11.17%) Cucumber
9 21 (10.66%) Ant
9 21 (10.66%) Gatling
9 21 (10.66%) Hudson
10 19 (9.64%) gulp
11 18 (9.14%) Grunt
11 18 (9.14%) Karma Test Runner
11 18 (9.14%) Sublime Text
12 16 (8.12%) Eclipse
13 9 (4.57%) SoapUI
13 9 (4.57%) WebDriver
14 8 (4.06%) Fiddler
15 5 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 22 (11.17%) Finance
2 12 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.03%) Billing
4 3 (1.52%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 130 (65.99%) Developer
2 40 (20.30%) Scala Developer
3 35 (17.77%) Java Developer
4 24 (12.18%) Agile Developer
5 17 (8.63%) .NET Developer
6 15 (7.61%) Software Engineer
7 13 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.57%) C++ Developer
8 9 (4.57%) Consultant
8 9 (4.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (4.06%) Java Scala Developer
10 7 (3.55%) .NET Software Engineer
11 6 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.05%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.05%) Network Consultant
12 5 (2.54%) Architect
12 5 (2.54%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (2.54%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.54%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (46.19%) JSON
2 75 (38.07%) REST
3 70 (35.53%) HTML
4 68 (34.52%) CSS
5 65 (32.99%) Spring
6 61 (30.96%) HTML5
7 53 (26.90%) Play Framework
8 42 (21.32%) RESTful
9 41 (20.81%) .NET
10 35 (17.77%) AngularJS
10 35 (17.77%) Django
10 35 (17.77%) Ruby on Rails
11 34 (17.26%) Guice
12 33 (16.75%) jQuery
12 33 (16.75%) Node.js
13 32 (16.24%) Spring MVC
14 30 (15.23%) Ajax
14 30 (15.23%) XML
15 29 (14.72%) CSS3
16 27 (13.71%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.14%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (5.08%) User Experience
3 8 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.05%) W3C
5 5 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.54%) DataPower
5 5 (2.54%) PKI
6 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.03%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.52%) Life Science
8 2 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.51%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 98 (49.75%) Linux
2 45 (22.84%) Windows
3 31 (15.74%) Unix
4 29 (14.72%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.05%) CentOS
6 5 (2.54%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.03%) Check Point GAiA
7 4 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.51%) Android
9 1 (0.51%) Debian
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (42.64%) Open Source
3 75 (38.07%) Test Automation
4 73 (37.06%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (32.49%) Configuration Management
5 64 (32.49%) Scrum
6 60 (30.46%) MVC
7 50 (25.38%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (24.37%) DevOps
9 45 (22.84%) Microservices
10 43 (21.83%) TDD
11 42 (21.32%) Responsive Web Design
11 42 (21.32%) Web Design
12 35 (17.77%) BDD
13 32 (16.24%) OWASP
14 31 (15.74%) Kanban
14 31 (15.74%) OO
15 28 (14.21%) Web Development
16 22 (11.17%) Analytics
16 22 (11.17%) Lean Software Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (49.24%) Java
2 91 (46.19%) JavaScript
3 67 (34.01%) Ruby
4 62 (31.47%) C#
5 57 (28.93%) Scala
6 47 (23.86%) Python
7 39 (19.80%) SQL
8 30 (15.23%) Perl
9 22 (11.17%) Haskell
10 21 (10.66%) Groovy
11 15 (7.61%) Bash Shell
12 14 (7.11%) C++
13 8 (4.06%) Java 8
14 5 (2.54%) PHP
15 4 (2.03%) Apple Swift
15 4 (2.03%) Objective-C
15 4 (2.03%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.52%) Apex Code
16 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (11.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 19 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 17 (8.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.08%) Degree
5 5 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.03%) CCSE
6 4 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.52%) CCDA
7 3 (1.52%) CCNA
7 3 (1.52%) CCVP
7 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.52%) PMP
8 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.51%) CCNP
9 1 (0.51%) CISSP
9 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.51%) MCSA
9 1 (0.51%) MCSE
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 36 (18.27%) Docker
2 5 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.54%) Xen
3 4 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.03%) KVM
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.02%) vSphere
5 1 (0.51%) HDFS
5 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (22.34%) Puppet
2 27 (13.71%) Grafana
2 27 (13.71%) Kibana
3 12 (6.09%) Ansible
3 12 (6.09%) Kubernetes
3 12 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.05%) Terraform
5 4 (2.03%) Consul
5 4 (2.03%) logstash
5 4 (2.03%) Prometheus
5 4 (2.03%) SCCM
5 4 (2.03%) SCOM
5 4 (2.03%) Uchiwa
6 3 (1.52%) CA Wily
6 3 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.02%) Graphite
8 1 (0.51%) Nagios
8 1 (0.51%) OpenView
8 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (29.95%) Google
2 33 (16.75%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.66%) Oracle
4 15 (7.61%) Adobe
4 15 (7.61%) webMethods
5 13 (6.60%) IBM
6 12 (6.09%) Cisco
7 10 (5.08%) Rackspace
8 7 (3.55%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.55%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.55%) VMware
9 5 (2.54%) Juniper
10 4 (2.03%) Citrix
10 4 (2.03%) IronPort
10 4 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.03%) SaltStack
10 4 (2.03%) SAP
10 4 (2.03%) Splunk
11 3 (1.52%) Aruba
11 3 (1.52%) CyberArk