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 26 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 117 115
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 16 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.59% 0.78% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.78% 4.42% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 23
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +19.55% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.46
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 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 423 520 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.58% 17.62% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 334 212
Median daily rate £370 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 30
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £14.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Bristol -1 6 £325 -10.34% 4
Wiltshire -2 5 £320 +1.58% 3
Devon - 4 £475 -
Somerset - 1 £375 - 1
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 16 (48.48%) Java
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 13 (39.39%) .NET
4 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 11 (33.33%) CSS
6 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
6 10 (30.30%) Open Source
6 10 (30.30%) DevOps
7 9 (27.27%) REST
7 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 9 (27.27%) Apache
7 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
8 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
8 8 (24.24%) SSL
8 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
9 7 (21.21%) nginx
9 7 (21.21%) RESTful
9 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (21.21%) Jetty
9 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) TDD
9 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
9 7 (21.21%) IBM
9 7 (21.21%) IIS
9 7 (21.21%) Servlets

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 9 (27.27%) Apache
1 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 7 (21.21%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) Jetty
2 7 (21.21%) Mongrel
2 7 (21.21%) nginx
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
3 6 (18.18%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (18.18%) Google App Engine
2 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) SSL
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) FTP
2 6 (18.18%) IPsec
3 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 3 (9.09%) IPv4
3 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.06%) SSH
5 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
1 4 (12.12%) Neo4j
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) Travis CI
3 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
4 4 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) Grunt
6 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.03%) Protractor
6 1 (3.03%) XMLUnit
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) UI Developer
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) FPGA Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) .NET
3 11 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (27.27%) REST
5 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
5 7 (21.21%) J2EE
5 7 (21.21%) RESTful
5 7 (21.21%) Servlets
6 5 (15.15%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) Ajax
7 4 (12.12%) Dropwizard
7 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.12%) HTML5
7 4 (12.12%) JAX-RS
7 4 (12.12%) JSON
7 4 (12.12%) SOAP
8 3 (9.09%) Angular 2
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.09%) CSS3
8 3 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (9.09%) Verilog
1 3 (9.09%) VHDL
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Debian
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
2 10 (30.30%) DevOps
2 10 (30.30%) Open Source
2 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (21.21%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
4 5 (15.15%) Web Design
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Tcl
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) Groovy
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (18.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) IBM
3 6 (18.18%) Google
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Altera
4 3 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (9.09%) SAP
4 3 (9.09%) Xilinx
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle