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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 126 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 76 114 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 1.58% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.45% 12.97% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 96 68
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £361 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
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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
804 879 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.66% 12.21% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 590 675
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.58 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 59 (40.69%) Linux
2 55 (37.93%) Java
3 52 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (33.10%) HTML
4 48 (33.10%) XML
5 42 (28.97%) UNIX
5 42 (28.97%) SSL
6 40 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 40 (27.59%) SQL
7 36 (24.83%) REST
8 33 (22.76%) Python
8 33 (22.76%) TCP/IP
9 30 (20.69%) Oracle
9 30 (20.69%) Git (software)
10 29 (20.00%) CSS
11 28 (19.31%) Subversion
12 26 (17.93%) TDD
13 25 (17.24%) Configuration Management
14 24 (16.55%) Scrum
14 24 (16.55%) C#
15 23 (15.86%) SOA
15 23 (15.86%) Web Development
15 23 (15.86%) JSON
15 23 (15.86%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (15.17%) Ruby
16 22 (15.17%) .NET
16 22 (15.17%) Mac OS X
16 22 (15.17%) Web Design
16 22 (15.17%) Relational Database
17 21 (14.48%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (11.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 16 (11.03%) Apache
2 14 (9.66%) WebLogic
3 13 (8.97%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.59%) Node.js
4 11 (7.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (6.21%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (6.21%) WebSphere
5 9 (6.21%) IIS
5 9 (6.21%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (2.76%) ArcGIS
6 4 (2.76%) nginx
7 3 (2.07%) Jetty
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.38%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.69%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Documaker
1 9 (6.21%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.07%) RMDS
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.90%) PaaS
3 8 (5.52%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.38%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.97%) SSL
2 33 (22.76%) TCP/IP
3 17 (11.72%) DNS
3 17 (11.72%) Firewall
4 14 (9.66%) HTTPS
5 11 (7.59%) FTP
6 10 (6.90%) WAN
6 10 (6.90%) Internet
7 9 (6.21%) SMTP
8 8 (5.52%) BIG-IP
9 7 (4.83%) LAN
10 5 (3.45%) BGP
10 5 (3.45%) SNMP
10 5 (3.45%) DHCP
11 4 (2.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (2.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (2.76%) VPN
11 4 (2.76%) LDAP
11 4 (2.76%) SSH
11 4 (2.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.17%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.90%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (6.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (6.21%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (6.21%) MySQL
5 9 (6.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 8 (5.52%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.83%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.76%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.07%) HBase
9 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.38%) Redis
11 1 (0.69%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.69%) SQLite
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 28 (19.31%) Subversion
3 13 (8.97%) JIRA
4 7 (4.83%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.83%) Selenium
5 6 (4.14%) Maven
5 6 (4.14%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.45%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.45%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.76%) JUnit
7 4 (2.76%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.76%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.07%) Xcode
9 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.38%) NUnit
9 2 (1.38%) WATIR
9 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.38%) Hudson
9 2 (1.38%) Capybara
10 1 (0.69%) Gradle
General
1 21 (14.48%) Finance
2 9 (6.21%) Billing
3 4 (2.76%) Front Office
4 3 (2.07%) Banking
4 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (46.21%) Developer
2 15 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
2 15 (10.34%) Analyst
3 11 (7.59%) Java Developer
3 11 (7.59%) C# Developer
4 9 (6.21%) Architect
5 7 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (4.83%) iOS Developer
5 7 (4.83%) Senior Developer
5 7 (4.83%) Software Engineer
6 6 (4.14%) Web Developer
6 6 (4.14%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (3.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Support Specialist
8 4 (2.76%) Technical Support
8 4 (2.76%) Consultant
8 4 (2.76%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.07%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (33.10%) HTML
1 48 (33.10%) XML
2 36 (24.83%) REST
3 29 (20.00%) CSS
4 23 (15.86%) JSON
5 22 (15.17%) .NET
6 21 (14.48%) JMS
6 21 (14.48%) Web Services
7 18 (12.41%) SOAP
7 18 (12.41%) Middleware
8 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET
9 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (8.97%) RESTful
9 13 (8.97%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (7.59%) HTML5
11 10 (6.90%) WSDL
12 9 (6.21%) WebCenter
12 9 (6.21%) JDBC
13 8 (5.52%) Spring
13 8 (5.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.59%) Open Source
3 8 (5.52%) Data Integration
3 8 (5.52%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.45%) iPhone
4 5 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.76%) Clustering
5 4 (2.76%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.07%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.07%) User Experience
7 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.38%) FMCG
7 2 (1.38%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) iPad
8 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.69%) Animation
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 59 (40.69%) Linux
2 42 (28.97%) UNIX
3 22 (15.17%) Mac OS X
4 11 (7.59%) Windows
5 9 (6.21%) Apple iOS
6 8 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.45%) Solaris
8 4 (2.76%) Android
9 2 (1.38%) Debian
9 2 (1.38%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.93%) TDD
3 25 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 24 (16.55%) Scrum
5 23 (15.86%) SOA
5 23 (15.86%) Web Development
5 23 (15.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (15.17%) Web Design
7 21 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (11.72%) MVC
9 14 (9.66%) OO
10 13 (8.97%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.59%) BDD
11 11 (7.59%) Multithreading
12 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.90%) UML
12 10 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.90%) ITIL
12 10 (6.90%) Content Management
13 9 (6.21%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (37.93%) Java
2 40 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 40 (27.59%) SQL
3 33 (22.76%) Python
4 24 (16.55%) C#
5 22 (15.17%) Ruby
6 19 (13.10%) PHP
7 16 (11.03%) Perl
8 14 (9.66%) Bash Shell
9 13 (8.97%) C
10 10 (6.90%) Jython
11 9 (6.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 7 (4.83%) Scala
12 7 (4.83%) Objective-C
13 5 (3.45%) Groovy
13 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.76%) PowerHouse
14 4 (2.76%) C++
15 3 (2.07%) Korn
15 3 (2.07%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.52%) Degree
3 5 (3.45%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.07%) CCNP
5 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.69%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.52%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.45%) Xen
3 5 (3.45%) NFS
4 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.07%) SRDF
5 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.07%) KVM
6 2 (1.38%) Squid
7 1 (0.69%) Varnish
7 1 (0.69%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.69%) Postfix
7 1 (0.69%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (6.21%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (6.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (4.83%) Puppet
2 7 (4.83%) Nagios
3 4 (2.76%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (2.76%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.76%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.38%) RANCID
4 2 (1.38%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (1.38%) Cacti
4 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.69%) WMI
5 1 (0.69%) OpenView
5 1 (0.69%) Salt
5 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (20.69%) Oracle
2 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.90%) Cisco
4 9 (6.21%) Remedy
5 8 (5.52%) F5
6 7 (4.83%) Google
6 7 (4.83%) VMware
7 6 (4.14%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.14%) Siebel
8 5 (3.45%) IBM
9 4 (2.76%) SaltStack
9 4 (2.76%) JBoss
9 4 (2.76%) ESRI
10 3 (2.07%) 29West
10 3 (2.07%) DataSynapse
10 3 (2.07%) Sybase
10 3 (2.07%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.07%) EMC
10 3 (2.07%) Intel
10 3 (2.07%) NetApp
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