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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 126 129 135
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 39 70 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.12% 1.28% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.84% 9.45% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 67
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £19.72 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £47.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-13.42% +280.00%
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
441 741 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.64% 13.50% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 538 521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 22
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -13.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £22.83 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 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 3 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 48 (60.00%) Linux
2 30 (37.50%) Java
3 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (31.25%) Finance
5 22 (27.50%) Oracle
6 21 (26.25%) HTML
7 20 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 18 (22.50%) Unix
9 17 (21.25%) Python
9 17 (21.25%) Siebel
9 17 (21.25%) Web Services
9 17 (21.25%) Configuration Management
10 16 (20.00%) Financial Institution
11 15 (18.75%) CSS
11 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
11 15 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (18.75%) Hedge funds
11 15 (18.75%) Oracle Database
12 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
12 14 (17.50%) TDD
12 14 (17.50%) SQL
13 13 (16.25%) Clustering
13 13 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (16.25%) REST
13 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
14 12 (15.00%) DevOps
14 12 (15.00%) BDD
15 11 (13.75%) Ruby
15 11 (13.75%) XML

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 20 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (12.50%) Node.js
2 10 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 9 (11.25%) Apache
4 5 (6.25%) IIS
4 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.75%) JBoss
6 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.25%) Confluence
8 1 (1.25%) Jetty
8 1 (1.25%) LiveCycle
8 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.25%) SAS
8 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.50%) MS Office
1 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.25%) IaaS
3 1 (1.25%) PaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.50%) DNS
3 8 (10.00%) FTP
4 6 (7.50%) SSL
5 5 (6.25%) HTTPS
5 5 (6.25%) LDAP
6 4 (5.00%) Firewall
6 4 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.00%) SMTP
6 4 (5.00%) VPN
7 3 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (3.75%) IPsec
7 3 (3.75%) LAN
7 3 (3.75%) NAS
7 3 (3.75%) Network Security
7 3 (3.75%) SAN
7 3 (3.75%) SSH
8 2 (2.50%) BGP
8 2 (2.50%) Internet
8 2 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (11.25%) MySQL
5 6 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.00%) Big Data
7 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 4 (5.00%) Neo4j
7 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.50%) HBase
9 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.25%) Subversion
4 6 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (6.25%) JIRA
5 5 (6.25%) Maven
5 5 (6.25%) Mocha
6 4 (5.00%) Grunt
6 4 (5.00%) PhantomJS
7 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.75%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.50%) Introscope
8 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.50%) QUnit
8 2 (2.50%) Selenium
8 2 (2.50%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (2.50%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 16 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Developer
2 9 (11.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (8.75%) Build Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) Java Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Administrator
4 6 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Tester
7 3 (3.75%) Agile Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Siebel Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Data Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) HTML
2 17 (21.25%) Web Services
3 15 (18.75%) CSS
4 13 (16.25%) REST
5 11 (13.75%) XML
6 9 (11.25%) jQuery
7 8 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.00%) RESTful
8 7 (8.75%) SOAP
9 6 (7.50%) .NET
9 6 (7.50%) JSON
9 6 (7.50%) RequireJS
9 6 (7.50%) Sass
9 6 (7.50%) Spring
10 5 (6.25%) Ajax
10 5 (6.25%) Middleware
11 4 (5.00%) JAX-RS
11 4 (5.00%) LESS
11 4 (5.00%) React
11 4 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Hedge funds
2 13 (16.25%) Clustering
3 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.00%) New Media
5 4 (5.00%) W3C
6 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.25%) Blog
7 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.25%) DataPower
7 1 (1.25%) Derivative
7 1 (1.25%) MPEG
7 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.25%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Social Media
7 1 (1.25%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.00%) Linux
2 18 (22.50%) Unix
3 9 (11.25%) Mac OS X
4 7 (8.75%) Windows
5 5 (6.25%) AIX
6 3 (3.75%) Debian
6 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.75%) SUSE
6 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.50%) Android
7 2 (2.50%) CentOS
7 2 (2.50%) Solaris
7 2 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.25%) Configuration Management
3 14 (17.50%) TDD
4 13 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (15.00%) BDD
5 12 (15.00%) DevOps
6 10 (12.50%) EAI
6 10 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 9 (11.25%) OO
7 9 (11.25%) Open Source
7 9 (11.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (11.25%) Web Design
8 8 (10.00%) SDLC
9 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.50%) High Availability
10 6 (7.50%) Validation
11 5 (6.25%) ITIL
11 5 (6.25%) MVC
11 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) Java
2 17 (21.25%) Python
3 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.50%) SQL
5 11 (13.75%) Ruby
5 11 (13.75%) Shell Script
6 10 (12.50%) Perl
7 8 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.50%) Scala
9 5 (6.25%) PHP
10 4 (5.00%) Go
11 3 (3.75%) C#
11 3 (3.75%) Jython
11 3 (3.75%) XPath
12 2 (2.50%) AWK
12 2 (2.50%) sed
12 2 (2.50%) VBA
13 1 (1.25%) C
13 1 (1.25%) C++
13 1 (1.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.75%) CISSP
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.25%) CEH
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) GCIA
4 1 (1.25%) GCIH
4 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.25%) PMP
4 1 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.75%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.25%) COBIT
4 1 (1.25%) MiFID
4 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.25%) NFS
3 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.75%) Docker
4 3 (3.75%) Postfix
4 3 (3.75%) Squid
4 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.50%) KVM
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.50%) SRDF
6 1 (1.25%) Ceph
6 1 (1.25%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.25%) Firmware
6 1 (1.25%) iptables
6 1 (1.25%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.25%) Samba
6 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.25%) Snort
6 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (5.00%) Cacti
2 4 (5.00%) Nagios
3 2 (2.50%) Ansible
3 2 (2.50%) Nessus
3 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.25%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.25%) Nmap
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.25%) RANCID
4 1 (1.25%) systemd
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Oracle
2 17 (21.25%) Siebel
3 8 (10.00%) IBM
4 7 (8.75%) HP
5 6 (7.50%) VMware
6 5 (6.25%) Adobe
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco
7 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.75%) Splunk
8 3 (3.75%) WorldPay
9 2 (2.50%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.50%) Apple
9 2 (2.50%) ATG
9 2 (2.50%) CA
9 2 (2.50%) EMC
9 2 (2.50%) F5
9 2 (2.50%) Intel
9 2 (2.50%) NetApp
9 2 (2.50%) Sybase
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