Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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 West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 173 175
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 42 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.55% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.03% 3.74% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 42
South West median daily rate £418 £378 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.60% -0.98% +3.04%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £313
90th Percentile £500 £488 £500
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.46
England median hourly rate £33.00 £21.72 £35.57
% change year-on-year +51.92% -38.93% -16.31%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 835 856 871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.75% 14.72% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 503 480
South West median daily rate £368 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +1.38%
10th Percentile £171 £166 £180
90th Percentile £527 £538 £513
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 84 76
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -19.75% +82.56%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.83 £13.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.20 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.67 £20.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +10.57% +2.50%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 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
Devon +6 11 £475 +7.95%
Bristol -1 11 £353 -2.76% 3
Wiltshire -11 8 £320 -1.54% 1
Gloucestershire +24 7 £406 - 1
Dorset +9 2 £508 +28.16%
Somerset - 2 £425 - 1
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 25 (59.52%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) Linux
3 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
4 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 14 (33.33%) Unix
5 14 (33.33%) HTML
6 13 (30.95%) .NET
6 13 (30.95%) XML
6 13 (30.95%) Open Source
7 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 11 (26.19%) SOAP
8 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (26.19%) REST
8 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
9 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
9 10 (23.81%) Tomcat
10 9 (21.43%) Apache
10 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 9 (21.43%) SSL
10 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 9 (21.43%) Selenium
10 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
10 9 (21.43%) Puppet
10 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (21.43%) DevOps
11 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration

HTTP
Co-occurring 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 10 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 9 (21.43%) Apache
3 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
4 7 (16.67%) IIS
5 6 (14.29%) Jetty
5 6 (14.29%) Mongrel
5 6 (14.29%) nginx
5 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.76%) JBoss
7 1 (2.38%) Confluence
7 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (19.05%) PaaS
3 6 (14.29%) Google App Engine
3 6 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (14.29%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.38%) GitHub
5 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.38%) Route 53
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Serverless
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) SSL
1 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.05%) Firewall
3 7 (16.67%) FTP
3 7 (16.67%) IPsec
4 6 (14.29%) DHCP
4 6 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) NAS
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) SMS
6 1 (2.38%) SNMP
6 1 (2.38%) SSH
6 1 (2.38%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 6 (14.29%) MySQL
3 6 (14.29%) Neo4j
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.76%) DB2
5 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.38%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
3 9 (21.43%) Selenium
4 6 (14.29%) Artifactory
4 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (14.29%) JIRA
4 6 (14.29%) Travis CI
5 5 (11.90%) Hudson
5 5 (11.90%) JUnit
5 5 (11.90%) LoadRunner
5 5 (11.90%) Maven
6 4 (9.52%) Ant
6 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
6 4 (9.52%) HP UFT
6 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.76%) Subversion
8 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.38%) XMLUnit
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Administrator
2 7 (16.67%) Consultant
2 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) webMethods Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Programmer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) HTML
2 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 13 (30.95%) XML
3 11 (26.19%) REST
3 11 (26.19%) SOAP
4 8 (19.05%) J2EE
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (14.29%) Dropwizard
6 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 6 (14.29%) JAX-RS
6 6 (14.29%) JDBC
6 6 (14.29%) Servlets
7 5 (11.90%) jQuery
8 4 (9.52%) Gherkin
9 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.76%) Java EE
9 2 (4.76%) JSON
9 2 (4.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 7 (16.67%) User Experience
3 5 (11.90%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.76%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) CESG
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.38%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Linux
2 14 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (11.90%) Mac OS X
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.38%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) Windows
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 13 (30.95%) Open Source
3 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.43%) DevOps
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
7 7 (16.67%) BDD
7 7 (16.67%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (14.29%) Release Management
8 6 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 6 (14.29%) Time Management
8 6 (14.29%) Web Design
9 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Scrum
10 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) Ruby
4 6 (14.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) C++
5 4 (9.52%) Groovy
5 4 (9.52%) VBScript
6 3 (7.14%) Jython
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) Go
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) Xen
3 1 (2.38%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) GlusterFS
3 1 (2.38%) iptables
3 1 (2.38%) Samba
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Puppet
2 7 (16.67%) Kibana
3 6 (14.29%) logstash
4 4 (9.52%) CA Service Virtualization
4 4 (9.52%) Nagios
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.38%) Ganglia
6 1 (2.38%) Grafana
6 1 (2.38%) Icinga
6 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.38%) OSSEC
6 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
1 7 (16.67%) VMware
2 6 (14.29%) Google
2 6 (14.29%) webMethods
3 4 (9.52%) CA
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) New Relic
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk