The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 111 125 143
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs citing HTTP 41 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 1.29% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.06% 9.60% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 49 44
Average daily rate £450 £425 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -12.22%
HTTP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
340 677 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.84% 13.45% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 491 442
Average daily rate £413 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the City of London region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the City of London region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 46 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.00%) Linux
3 38 (38.00%) HTML
4 36 (36.00%) Java
5 34 (34.00%) TDD
6 32 (32.00%) Finance
7 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
8 29 (29.00%) BDD
9 27 (27.00%) REST
10 24 (24.00%) CSS
11 23 (23.00%) Oracle
11 23 (23.00%) AngularJS
12 21 (21.00%) Node.js
13 20 (20.00%) Spring
14 19 (19.00%) Git (software)
14 19 (19.00%) Financial Institution
15 18 (18.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 18 (18.00%) Siebel
16 16 (16.00%) Web Services
16 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database
17 15 (15.00%) Hedge funds
17 15 (15.00%) jQuery
17 15 (15.00%) Clustering
17 15 (15.00%) Python
18 14 (14.00%) Ruby
18 14 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
19 13 (13.00%) Unix
19 13 (13.00%) SQL
19 13 (13.00%) MVC

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (21.00%) Node.js
2 18 (18.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (7.00%) Jetty
4 6 (6.00%) Apache
5 3 (3.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.00%) IIS
6 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.00%) CMS
7 1 (1.00%) FileNet
7 1 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.00%) JBoss
7 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.00%) SAS
7 1 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.00%) GitHub
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.00%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.00%) Heroku
5 1 (1.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) SSL
1 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.00%) DNS
3 5 (5.00%) Firewall
3 5 (5.00%) Internet
4 4 (4.00%) FTP
4 4 (4.00%) SMTP
5 3 (3.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.00%) IPsec
5 3 (3.00%) LDAP
5 3 (3.00%) VPN
6 2 (2.00%) Extranet
6 2 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.00%) Intranet
6 2 (2.00%) LAN
6 2 (2.00%) MRTG
6 2 (2.00%) SAN
6 2 (2.00%) SNMP
6 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database
1 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (11.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (11.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (11.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (6.00%) MySQL
5 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.00%) Neo4j
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.00%) SQLite
8 2 (2.00%) Big Data
8 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.00%) DB2
9 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (19.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.00%) Jasmine
3 12 (12.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 12 (12.00%) QUnit
3 12 (12.00%) Sinon.JS
3 12 (12.00%) Subversion
4 9 (9.00%) JIRA
5 5 (5.00%) Maven
6 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.00%) Mockito
7 3 (3.00%) Xcode
8 2 (2.00%) Gradle
8 2 (2.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.00%) Capybara
9 1 (1.00%) Grunt
9 1 (1.00%) RSpec
9 1 (1.00%) RubyGems
9 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 19 (19.00%) Financial Institution
3 8 (8.00%) Banking
4 5 (5.00%) Publishing
5 2 (2.00%) Military
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (52.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Administrator
4 9 (9.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Build Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) iOS Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Agile Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Scala Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Tester
9 3 (3.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.00%) HTML
2 27 (27.00%) REST
3 24 (24.00%) CSS
4 23 (23.00%) AngularJS
5 20 (20.00%) Spring
6 16 (16.00%) Web Services
7 15 (15.00%) jQuery
8 12 (12.00%) Backbone.js
8 12 (12.00%) Ember.js
8 12 (12.00%) Ext JS
8 12 (12.00%) RequireJS
8 12 (12.00%) Spring MVC
8 12 (12.00%) XML
8 12 (12.00%) YUI
9 7 (7.00%) JSON
9 7 (7.00%) Kafka
9 7 (7.00%) RESTful
10 6 (6.00%) lodash
11 5 (5.00%) JAX-RS
12 4 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Clustering
1 15 (15.00%) Hedge funds
2 9 (9.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Kindle
4 3 (3.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.00%) iPad
5 2 (2.00%) iPhone
5 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.00%) W3C
6 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.00%) BBC
6 1 (1.00%) Blog
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.00%) DataPower
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.00%) Linux
2 13 (13.00%) Unix
3 7 (7.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.00%) Android
4 4 (4.00%) Windows
5 3 (3.00%) CentOS
6 2 (2.00%) AIX
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.00%) Solaris
6 2 (2.00%) SUSE
6 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.00%) Debian
7 1 (1.00%) Fedora
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.00%) TDD
3 29 (29.00%) BDD
4 14 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (13.00%) MVC
6 12 (12.00%) OO
7 11 (11.00%) EAI
8 10 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.00%) Scrum
9 9 (9.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.00%) OOP
10 8 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (8.00%) SDLC
10 8 (8.00%) Web Design
11 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.00%) iOS Development
11 7 (7.00%) OOD
11 7 (7.00%) Web Development
12 6 (6.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.00%) Java
2 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.00%) Python
4 14 (14.00%) Ruby
5 13 (13.00%) SQL
6 9 (9.00%) Perl
7 7 (7.00%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.00%) C#
8 6 (6.00%) Objective-C
8 6 (6.00%) PHP
8 6 (6.00%) Scala
9 4 (4.00%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.00%) C++
10 3 (3.00%) XPath
11 2 (2.00%) AWK
11 2 (2.00%) Go
11 2 (2.00%) sed
11 2 (2.00%) VB
11 2 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) NFS
2 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) Ceph
3 1 (1.00%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) iptables
3 1 (1.00%) KVM
3 1 (1.00%) Postfix
3 1 (1.00%) Samba
3 1 (1.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.00%) Squid
3 1 (1.00%) Varnish
3 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Puppet
2 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.00%) Cacti
3 2 (2.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.00%) Nagios
4 1 (1.00%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.00%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.00%) Nessus
4 1 (1.00%) Nmap
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.00%) RANCID
4 1 (1.00%) systemd
4 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) Oracle
2 18 (18.00%) Siebel
3 5 (5.00%) HP
4 4 (4.00%) Adobe
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco
5 3 (3.00%) F5
5 3 (3.00%) IBM
5 3 (3.00%) VMware
5 3 (3.00%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.00%) CA
6 2 (2.00%) Facebook
6 2 (2.00%) Google
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.00%) Sybase
6 2 (2.00%) Twitter
7 1 (1.00%) Citrix
7 1 (1.00%) EMC
7 1 (1.00%) NetApp
7 1 (1.00%) SAP
7 1 (1.00%) Veritas
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