The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 29 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.99% 0.92% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 5.26% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £530 £383 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.56% -  
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 - - £12.50
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 Southampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 38 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 20.79% 17.51% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 26
Median daily rate £388 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Median hourly rate £16.90 £13.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.01% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £13.00 £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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Southampton

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DRM
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (100.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) DRM
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Grafana
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) VMware