The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 24 April 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)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 18 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.14% 1.00% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 11.11% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £300 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +39.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £398
% change year-on-year +13.09% +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +8.12% -15.78%  

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 Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 9 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 15.00% 9.00% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 10
Median daily rate £320 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £522 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +5.86% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Watford

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Watford over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Watford region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (66.67%) DataPower
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (33.33%) ES6
3 1 (33.33%) Vue.js
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) D3.js
3 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Boomi
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SAP HCM
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) OO

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Boomi
1 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Architect
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) D3.js
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) ES6
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) SAP