The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
England / South West
Rank 116 103 114
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 17 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.66% 1.12% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.99% 7.14% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 22
Median daily rate £450 £356 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -20.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £33.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.32% -  
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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 426 448 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.65% 15.62% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 292 185
Median daily rate £338 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 23
Median hourly rate £44.25 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.90% -15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £16.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in the South West

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in the South West

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in the South West

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol -6 6 £425 +21.42% 12
Devon - 6 £560 -
Gloucestershire +4 4 - -
Wiltshire -10 1 £313 -16.66% 1
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 30 (76.92%) Java
2 24 (61.54%) Linux
3 21 (53.85%) Open Source
4 19 (48.72%) Configuration Management
5 18 (46.15%) SQL
5 18 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 17 (43.59%) REST
6 17 (43.59%) HTML
6 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
8 15 (38.46%) Unix
8 15 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
9 14 (35.90%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (35.90%) DevOps
10 13 (33.33%) Docker
10 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
10 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 13 (33.33%) SSL
11 11 (28.21%) Mac OS X
11 11 (28.21%) Migration
11 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (28.21%) Spring
11 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (25.64%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
12 10 (25.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (25.64%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
12 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (23.08%) Apache
1 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.38%) IIS
3 6 (15.38%) JBoss
3 6 (15.38%) Jetty
3 6 (15.38%) Mongrel
3 6 (15.38%) nginx
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (10.26%) Confluence
6 1 (2.56%) Anypoint
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.56%) Mule
6 1 (2.56%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon S3
3 5 (12.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (12.82%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (12.82%) Google App Engine
3 5 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (12.82%) Route 53
3 5 (12.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (7.69%) PaaS
5 2 (5.13%) GitHub
6 1 (2.56%) Heroku
6 1 (2.56%) IaaS
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) SSL
1 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) DHCP
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) FTP
2 5 (12.82%) IPsec
3 4 (10.26%) VPN
4 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 3 (7.69%) IPv4
4 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.13%) SSH
6 1 (2.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (17.95%) Neo4j
5 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
6 5 (12.82%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (10.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (10.26%) MySQL
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.56%) DB2
8 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 15 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.95%) Gradle
4 6 (15.38%) Travis CI
5 5 (12.82%) Subversion
6 4 (10.26%) Artifactory
6 4 (10.26%) JIRA
6 4 (10.26%) SonarQube
6 4 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (10.26%) Vagrant
7 3 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (5.13%) Capybara
8 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.13%) git-flow
8 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
8 2 (5.13%) JUnit
8 2 (5.13%) RSpec
9 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (10.26%) UI Developer
5 3 (7.69%) FPGA Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Scala Developer
7 1 (2.56%) UI/UX Developer
7 1 (2.56%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) HTML
1 17 (43.59%) REST
2 11 (28.21%) Spring
3 9 (23.08%) Dropwizard
3 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 8 (20.51%) .NET
4 8 (20.51%) CSS
4 8 (20.51%) XML
5 7 (17.95%) Grails
5 7 (17.95%) J2EE
5 7 (17.95%) JAX-RS
5 7 (17.95%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (15.38%) Servlets
7 5 (12.82%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (12.82%) SOAP
8 4 (10.26%) HTML5
8 4 (10.26%) JSON
8 4 (10.26%) RESTful
8 4 (10.26%) Web Services
9 3 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (7.69%) Verilog
1 3 (7.69%) VHDL
2 2 (5.13%) CESG
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 15 (38.46%) Unix
3 11 (28.21%) Mac OS X
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (15.38%) CentOS
5 4 (10.26%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.56%) Debian
6 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Open Source
2 19 (48.72%) Configuration Management
3 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.90%) DevOps
5 11 (28.21%) Migration
6 10 (25.64%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (25.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (25.64%) Web Design
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (17.95%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (15.38%) SOA
9 5 (12.82%) Auto-Scaling
9 5 (12.82%) TDD
9 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
10 4 (10.26%) Scrum
11 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
11 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.08%) Python
5 7 (17.95%) Groovy
5 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
5 7 (17.95%) Ruby
6 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (12.82%) Scala
8 3 (7.69%) Tcl
9 2 (5.13%) C#
10 1 (2.56%) C
10 1 (2.56%) Go
10 1 (2.56%) Jython
10 1 (2.56%) Korn
10 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Docker
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Xen
3 4 (10.26%) LXC
3 4 (10.26%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 5 (12.82%) Ansible
2 5 (12.82%) Nagios
2 5 (12.82%) OSSEC
3 4 (10.26%) Terraform
4 1 (2.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) IBM
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) Google
4 5 (12.82%) New Relic
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) Altera
5 3 (7.69%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (7.69%) Xilinx
6 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat