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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 133 119 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -51
Contract jobs citing HTTP 59 84 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 1.41% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.38% 12.24% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 71 130
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £288 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -44.05%
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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
704 686 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.97% 11.48% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 503 564
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 48 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.34%) Linux
3 45 (33.83%) Java
4 38 (28.57%) HTML
4 38 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 36 (27.07%) Finance
6 32 (24.06%) JavaScript
6 32 (24.06%) SSL
7 31 (23.31%) TCP/IP
7 31 (23.31%) TDD
8 28 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 27 (20.30%) Open Source
10 26 (19.55%) Python
10 26 (19.55%) Subversion
11 25 (18.80%) Puppet
11 25 (18.80%) MongoDB
12 23 (17.29%) BDD
12 23 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (17.29%) Windows
13 22 (16.54%) XML
14 21 (15.79%) RESTful
14 21 (15.79%) DevOps
15 20 (15.04%) SQL
15 20 (15.04%) Web Services
16 19 (14.29%) Tomcat
16 19 (14.29%) C#
16 19 (14.29%) MySQL
16 19 (14.29%) Jenkins
17 17 (12.78%) REST
17 17 (12.78%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.53%) Apache
3 13 (9.77%) IIS
4 9 (6.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (6.02%) Apache Solr
5 8 (6.02%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (3.01%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.01%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.26%) Node.js
8 3 (2.26%) Jetty
8 3 (2.26%) Confluence
9 2 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.50%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) MS Office
2 2 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) RMDS
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.50%) Documaker
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.77%) PaaS
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.75%) GitHub
5 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.06%) SSL
2 31 (23.31%) TCP/IP
3 17 (12.78%) DNS
4 12 (9.02%) Firewall
5 10 (7.52%) VLAN
5 10 (7.52%) HTTPS
6 9 (6.77%) FTP
6 9 (6.77%) Internet
7 6 (4.51%) DHCP
8 5 (3.76%) IPsec
9 3 (2.26%) LAN
9 3 (2.26%) WAN
9 3 (2.26%) LDAP
9 3 (2.26%) SAN
9 3 (2.26%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.26%) VPN
9 3 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (2.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (2.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) MongoDB
2 19 (14.29%) MySQL
3 15 (11.28%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.02%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
6 8 (6.02%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.26%) Neo4j
8 5 (3.76%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.01%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.26%) HBase
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 26 (19.55%) Subversion
3 19 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.77%) Cucumber
5 12 (9.02%) SpecFlow
6 11 (8.27%) Mercurial
7 10 (7.52%) Selenium
8 9 (6.77%) Maven
8 9 (6.77%) WebDriver
9 8 (6.02%) JIRA
9 8 (6.02%) Xcode
10 7 (5.26%) Jasmine
11 5 (3.76%) Capybara
11 5 (3.76%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (3.76%) WATIR
11 5 (3.76%) Fiddler
11 5 (3.76%) Hudson
12 3 (2.26%) Artifactory
12 3 (2.26%) Mockito
13 2 (1.50%) Moq
General
1 36 (27.07%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Advertising
3 8 (6.02%) Banking
4 6 (4.51%) Marketing
5 5 (3.76%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.01%) Publishing
6 4 (3.01%) Billing
7 3 (2.26%) Retail
8 2 (1.50%) Arabic Language
8 2 (1.50%) Hindi Language
8 2 (1.50%) Electronics
8 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.50%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Local Government
9 1 (0.75%) Back Office
9 1 (0.75%) Law
9 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (34.59%) Developer
2 13 (9.77%) Java Developer
3 10 (7.52%) Consultant
4 8 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (6.02%) iOS Developer
5 7 (5.26%) Analyst
5 7 (5.26%) Web Engineer
6 6 (4.51%) Applications Support
6 6 (4.51%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.76%) Architect
8 4 (3.01%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.01%) Administrator
8 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.26%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (2.26%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (2.26%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (2.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (28.57%) HTML
2 22 (16.54%) XML
3 21 (15.79%) RESTful
4 20 (15.04%) Web Services
5 17 (12.78%) REST
5 17 (12.78%) JSON
5 17 (12.78%) .NET
6 13 (9.77%) CSS
6 13 (9.77%) SOAP
7 9 (6.77%) Middleware
7 9 (6.77%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.77%) HTML5
8 8 (6.02%) jQuery
9 7 (5.26%) J2EE
9 7 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.51%) JAX-RS
10 6 (4.51%) Ajax
11 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.76%) JDBC
11 5 (3.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Open Source
2 7 (5.26%) Clustering
2 7 (5.26%) User Experience
3 5 (3.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.26%) PKI
4 3 (2.26%) Streaming Media
4 3 (2.26%) Streaming Video
4 3 (2.26%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.26%) iPhone
4 3 (2.26%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.26%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.50%) iPad
5 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.50%) DTV
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.34%) Linux
2 23 (17.29%) Windows
3 17 (12.78%) UNIX
4 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.02%) Apple iOS
6 11 (8.27%) Mac OS X
7 8 (6.02%) Android
8 5 (3.76%) Solaris
9 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.31%) TDD
3 28 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 23 (17.29%) BDD
4 23 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (15.79%) DevOps
6 15 (11.28%) Software Engineering
7 14 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (9.02%) Web Design
8 12 (9.02%) Business Analysis
8 12 (9.02%) Service Management
9 11 (8.27%) OO
9 11 (8.27%) MVC
9 11 (8.27%) iOS Development
10 10 (7.52%) Business Process Improvement
10 10 (7.52%) Scrum
10 10 (7.52%) BPR
11 9 (6.77%) Content Management
11 9 (6.77%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (6.77%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.83%) Java
2 32 (24.06%) JavaScript
3 26 (19.55%) Python
4 20 (15.04%) SQL
5 19 (14.29%) C#
6 14 (10.53%) Ruby
7 11 (8.27%) PHP
7 11 (8.27%) Objective-C
8 10 (7.52%) Scala
9 7 (5.26%) Go
10 6 (4.51%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.51%) Perl
11 5 (3.76%) C
12 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.01%) Jython
12 4 (3.01%) C++
13 2 (1.50%) R
13 2 (1.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (1.50%) Groovy
14 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
3 1 (0.75%) CISSP
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.75%) CCNP
3 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.75%) CISA
3 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.26%) NFS
4 3 (2.26%) KVM
4 3 (2.26%) Xen
4 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.26%) SRDF
4 3 (2.26%) Varnish
5 2 (1.50%) Squid
6 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (18.80%) Puppet
2 15 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.27%) Salt
4 10 (7.52%) HP SiteScope
5 9 (6.77%) Ansible
6 4 (3.01%) yum
7 3 (2.26%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.26%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.50%) Nagios
9 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.75%) MOM
9 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.75%) RANCID
Vendors
1 16 (12.03%) Oracle
2 15 (11.28%) Citrix
2 15 (11.28%) Red Hat
3 13 (9.77%) IBM
4 12 (9.02%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.02%) HP
5 7 (5.26%) Adobe
5 7 (5.26%) VMware
6 6 (4.51%) Cisco
7 4 (3.01%) DataSynapse
7 4 (3.01%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.26%) Sybase
8 3 (2.26%) CA
8 3 (2.26%) NetApp
8 3 (2.26%) EMC
8 3 (2.26%) Intel
8 3 (2.26%) ATG
8 3 (2.26%) F5
8 3 (2.26%) Gemalto
9 2 (1.50%) Sitecore
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