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 23 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)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 129 192
Rank change year-on-year -44 +63  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 81 144 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 1.61% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.08% 8.20% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 59 57
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +18.30% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.25% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -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 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 1332 1756 1836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.20% 19.59% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 972 902
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 123 119
Median hourly rate £22.50 £38.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.55% +13.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
West Sussex -9 24 £520 +22.35%
Berkshire +2 22 £513 +36.66% 8
Hampshire +6 18 £500 +25.00% 3
Surrey +6 5 £503 +24.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 4 £155 -55.71% 5
Kent -3 3 £425 +78.94% 2
Oxfordshire -9 3 £475 - 2
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 91 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (50.00%) Linux
2 90 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 86 (47.78%) Java
4 82 (45.56%) Python
5 71 (39.44%) Test Automation
6 69 (38.33%) REST
7 60 (33.33%) HTML
8 59 (32.78%) JavaScript
8 59 (32.78%) Open Source
9 55 (30.56%) DevOps
9 55 (30.56%) TCP/IP
10 54 (30.00%) Configuration Management
11 53 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (28.33%) JSON
13 50 (27.78%) Ruby
14 47 (26.11%) Jenkins
14 47 (26.11%) CSS
15 45 (25.00%) Scala
16 43 (23.89%) Spring
17 42 (23.33%) Docker
18 41 (22.78%) Google
19 40 (22.22%) Scrum
20 39 (21.67%) HTML5
21 35 (19.44%) Relational Database
21 35 (19.44%) Subversion
21 35 (19.44%) Perl
22 34 (18.89%) Web Services
22 34 (18.89%) XML
22 34 (18.89%) SSL

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 24 (13.33%) Confluence
2 23 (12.78%) Apache
3 17 (9.44%) Tomcat
4 15 (8.33%) CMS
5 14 (7.78%) nginx
5 14 (7.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (7.22%) JBoss
7 12 (6.67%) OpenStack
8 11 (6.11%) WebSphere
9 9 (5.00%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (1.11%) IIS
12 2 (1.11%) Mule
13 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.56%) Liferay
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.22%) Google Analytics
3 12 (6.67%) GitHub
4 4 (2.22%) Google Tag Manager
4 4 (2.22%) SaaS
5 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (30.56%) TCP/IP
2 34 (18.89%) SSL
3 28 (15.56%) DNS
4 21 (11.67%) Firewall
5 19 (10.56%) HTTPS
6 15 (8.33%) ICMP
6 15 (8.33%) LAN
6 15 (8.33%) SSH
6 15 (8.33%) WAN
7 11 (6.11%) VPN
8 10 (5.56%) SNMP
9 9 (5.00%) Network Security
10 7 (3.89%) Diameter Protocol
10 7 (3.89%) DVB
10 7 (3.89%) INAP
10 7 (3.89%) Intelligent Network
10 7 (3.89%) MVNO
10 7 (3.89%) SMTP
10 7 (3.89%) SS7
11 6 (3.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.44%) Relational Database
2 31 (17.22%) MongoDB
3 27 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.33%) MySQL
5 14 (7.78%) Hadoop
6 13 (7.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.89%) Redis
8 5 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.22%) Big Data
9 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.67%) MS Access
10 3 (1.67%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.56%) DataStax
12 1 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 90 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 47 (26.11%) Jenkins
3 35 (19.44%) Subversion
4 29 (16.11%) Selenium
5 28 (15.56%) JUnit
6 27 (15.00%) Ant
7 25 (13.89%) JIRA
8 22 (12.22%) Maven
9 21 (11.67%) Gatling
10 15 (8.33%) Cucumber
10 15 (8.33%) Gradle
11 14 (7.78%) Apache Ivy
11 14 (7.78%) Bitbucket
11 14 (7.78%) eggPlant
11 14 (7.78%) JMeter
11 14 (7.78%) WebDriver
12 13 (7.22%) IntelliJ
13 12 (6.67%) Grunt
13 12 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
13 12 (6.67%) Sublime Text
General
1 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.00%) Finance
3 6 (3.33%) Law
4 4 (2.22%) Advertising
5 3 (1.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.11%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Local Government
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (51.11%) Developer
2 41 (22.78%) Scala Developer
3 26 (14.44%) Java Developer
4 23 (12.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.22%) Consultant
6 11 (6.11%) DevOps Developer
6 11 (6.11%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (4.44%) DevOps Consultant
8 7 (3.89%) Analyst
8 7 (3.89%) Developer in Test
8 7 (3.89%) Digital Developer
8 7 (3.89%) Java Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (3.89%) Senior Scala Developer
8 7 (3.89%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) Tester
9 6 (3.33%) JavaScript Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (38.33%) REST
2 60 (33.33%) HTML
3 51 (28.33%) JSON
4 47 (26.11%) CSS
5 43 (23.89%) Spring
6 39 (21.67%) HTML5
7 34 (18.89%) Web Services
7 34 (18.89%) XML
8 31 (17.22%) Node.js
8 31 (17.22%) Play Framework
9 29 (16.11%) RESTful
10 27 (15.00%) Ajax
11 24 (13.33%) CSS3
12 23 (12.78%) Django
12 23 (12.78%) Guice
12 23 (12.78%) Ruby on Rails
13 21 (11.67%) SOAP
14 18 (10.00%) Akka
14 18 (10.00%) Middleware
15 16 (8.89%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.22%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (6.67%) Video on Demand
4 8 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.44%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.44%) STB
5 7 (3.89%) Digital TV
5 7 (3.89%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.89%) MPEG
6 6 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.78%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.78%) PKI
8 2 (1.11%) Clustering
8 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 90 (50.00%) Linux
2 31 (17.22%) Ubuntu
3 29 (16.11%) CentOS
4 28 (15.56%) Unix
5 26 (14.44%) Windows
6 17 (9.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.67%) Debian
8 9 (5.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.78%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.67%) Android
11 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.56%) AIX
12 1 (0.56%) Solaris
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (39.44%) Test Automation
3 59 (32.78%) Open Source
4 55 (30.56%) DevOps
5 54 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 53 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (22.22%) Scrum
8 34 (18.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 33 (18.33%) Web Design
10 32 (17.78%) TDD
11 27 (15.00%) OO
12 25 (13.89%) OWASP
12 25 (13.89%) Web Development
13 23 (12.78%) BDD
14 22 (12.22%) Analytics
15 18 (10.00%) Load Balancing
15 18 (10.00%) Visualisation
16 17 (9.44%) MVC
17 16 (8.89%) Software Engineering
18 15 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 86 (47.78%) Java
2 82 (45.56%) Python
3 59 (32.78%) JavaScript
4 50 (27.78%) Ruby
5 45 (25.00%) Scala
6 35 (19.44%) Perl
7 33 (18.33%) C#
8 29 (16.11%) SQL
9 26 (14.44%) Groovy
10 17 (9.44%) C++
11 16 (8.89%) Bash Shell
12 15 (8.33%) PHP
13 13 (7.22%) C
14 12 (6.67%) Haskell
15 8 (4.44%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.11%) Jython
16 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (10.56%) SC Cleared
1 19 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.56%) Degree
3 6 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.22%) CCNP
5 3 (1.67%) CCNA
6 2 (1.11%) CCIP
6 2 (1.11%) CISM
6 2 (1.11%) CISSP
6 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.11%) SANS
7 1 (0.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.56%) CCSA
7 1 (0.56%) CCSP
7 1 (0.56%) CEH
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.56%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 42 (23.33%) Docker
2 20 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.67%) KVM
4 11 (6.11%) Xen
5 9 (5.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.22%) vSphere
7 3 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.56%) Snort
8 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
8 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (16.67%) Ansible
2 23 (12.78%) Grafana
3 21 (11.67%) Puppet
4 14 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (6.67%) Kibana
5 12 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 12 (6.67%) SELinux
6 11 (6.11%) logstash
7 9 (5.00%) HP Fortify
8 4 (2.22%) CA Wily
9 3 (1.67%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.56%) Mesos
10 1 (0.56%) Nessus
10 1 (0.56%) SCCM
10 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (22.78%) Google
2 26 (14.44%) Splunk
3 24 (13.33%) VMware
4 20 (11.11%) Oracle
5 14 (7.78%) IBM
5 14 (7.78%) Sitecore
6 13 (7.22%) Adobe
6 13 (7.22%) SaltStack
7 12 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (6.11%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.00%) HP
10 8 (4.44%) Cisco
11 7 (3.89%) Juniper
11 7 (3.89%) webMethods
12 6 (3.33%) Ericsson
13 5 (2.78%) F5
13 5 (2.78%) Huawei
14 4 (2.22%) CA
15 3 (1.67%) Dell
15 3 (1.67%) Remedy
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