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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 119 123 138
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing HTTP 80 104 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.43% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.13% 12.18% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 92 62
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +16.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.99 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -50.00%
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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
790 854 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.58% 11.78% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 572 642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 60 (40.27%) Java
2 59 (39.60%) Linux
3 56 (37.58%) XML
4 54 (36.24%) HTML
5 42 (28.19%) JavaScript
5 42 (28.19%) SQL
5 42 (28.19%) SSL
6 38 (25.50%) UNIX
6 38 (25.50%) REST
7 33 (22.15%) Git (software)
8 32 (21.48%) CSS
8 32 (21.48%) TDD
9 31 (20.81%) TCP/IP
9 31 (20.81%) JSON
10 29 (19.46%) Oracle
10 29 (19.46%) Python
10 29 (19.46%) Subversion
10 29 (19.46%) Scrum
11 27 (18.12%) Web Services
12 26 (17.45%) C#
12 26 (17.45%) Configuration Management
12 26 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (16.11%) SOA
13 24 (16.11%) Relational Database
14 23 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (14.77%) Ruby
15 22 (14.77%) .NET
15 22 (14.77%) Web Development
15 22 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
16 21 (14.09%) Mac OS X

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (10.07%) Apache
1 15 (10.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 13 (8.72%) WebLogic
3 12 (8.05%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.38%) Node.js
5 10 (6.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (6.71%) IIS
6 9 (6.04%) WebSphere
7 8 (5.37%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (5.37%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (2.68%) nginx
8 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.01%) ArcGIS
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (2.01%) Jetty
10 2 (1.34%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.34%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Documaker
1 8 (5.37%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.01%) RMDS
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.38%) PaaS
3 10 (6.71%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.01%) GitHub
5 2 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.34%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.67%) SaaS
6 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.19%) SSL
2 31 (20.81%) TCP/IP
3 14 (9.40%) Firewall
4 13 (8.72%) HTTPS
5 12 (8.05%) DNS
6 9 (6.04%) FTP
7 8 (5.37%) WAN
8 7 (4.70%) Internet
9 6 (4.03%) SMTP
9 6 (4.03%) BIG-IP
10 5 (3.36%) LAN
11 4 (2.68%) LDAP
11 4 (2.68%) DHCP
11 4 (2.68%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (2.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (2.01%) Multicast
12 3 (2.01%) FCoE
12 3 (2.01%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (2.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.11%) Relational Database
2 14 (9.40%) Oracle Database
3 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.38%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.71%) MySQL
5 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (6.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (6.04%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (5.37%) NoSQL
7 8 (5.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (5.37%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (4.70%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.01%) HBase
9 3 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.34%) Redis
10 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (22.15%) Git (software)
2 29 (19.46%) Subversion
3 12 (8.05%) JIRA
4 11 (7.38%) Selenium
4 11 (7.38%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.71%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.37%) WebDriver
7 6 (4.03%) Hudson
7 6 (4.03%) JUnit
8 5 (3.36%) Maven
8 5 (3.36%) Mercurial
8 5 (3.36%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.68%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.68%) WATIR
9 4 (2.68%) Xcode
10 3 (2.01%) CruiseControl
10 3 (2.01%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.34%) Capybara
11 2 (1.34%) NUnit
11 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (14.09%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Billing
3 4 (2.68%) Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Front Office
4 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Local Government
5 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (46.31%) Developer
2 15 (10.07%) Analyst
2 15 (10.07%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (8.72%) Java Developer
4 11 (7.38%) C# Developer
4 11 (7.38%) Architect
5 8 (5.37%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) iOS Developer
6 7 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.03%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.03%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.03%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Support Specialist
8 5 (3.36%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (3.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Technical Support
9 4 (2.68%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.01%) Tester
10 3 (2.01%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (37.58%) XML
2 54 (36.24%) HTML
3 38 (25.50%) REST
4 32 (21.48%) CSS
5 31 (20.81%) JSON
6 27 (18.12%) Web Services
7 22 (14.77%) .NET
8 20 (13.42%) SOAP
8 20 (13.42%) RESTful
9 19 (12.75%) JMS
10 17 (11.41%) Middleware
11 16 (10.74%) ASP.NET
12 15 (10.07%) HTML5
13 13 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (8.05%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (6.71%) CSS3
15 10 (6.71%) Spring
16 9 (6.04%) WSDL
17 8 (5.37%) XSLT
17 8 (5.37%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) Open Source
2 7 (4.70%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.03%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.03%) Video on Demand
4 5 (3.36%) iPhone
4 5 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.68%) Clustering
5 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.01%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.01%) FMCG
7 2 (1.34%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.34%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.67%) W3C
8 1 (0.67%) GIS
8 1 (0.67%) PKI
8 1 (0.67%) Animation
8 1 (0.67%) iPad
8 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 59 (39.60%) Linux
2 38 (25.50%) UNIX
3 21 (14.09%) Mac OS X
4 13 (8.72%) Windows
5 12 (8.05%) Apple iOS
6 8 (5.37%) Android
7 7 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.68%) Solaris
9 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.67%) Debian
10 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.48%) TDD
2 29 (19.46%) Scrum
3 26 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (17.45%) Configuration Management
4 24 (16.11%) SOA
5 23 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (14.77%) Web Development
6 22 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 21 (14.09%) Web Design
8 19 (12.75%) MVC
9 17 (11.41%) BDD
10 16 (10.74%) OO
11 14 (9.40%) Test Automation
12 13 (8.72%) Software Engineering
13 12 (8.05%) Multithreading
14 10 (6.71%) ITIL
15 9 (6.04%) UML
15 9 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (6.04%) Unit Testing
15 9 (6.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.27%) Java
2 42 (28.19%) JavaScript
2 42 (28.19%) SQL
3 29 (19.46%) Python
4 26 (17.45%) C#
5 22 (14.77%) Ruby
6 18 (12.08%) PHP
7 14 (9.40%) Perl
7 14 (9.40%) Bash Shell
8 13 (8.72%) C
9 9 (6.04%) Jython
10 8 (5.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 8 (5.37%) Objective-C
10 8 (5.37%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.03%) Groovy
12 5 (3.36%) C++
13 4 (2.68%) PowerHouse
13 4 (2.68%) Scala
14 3 (2.01%) Korn
14 3 (2.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.37%) Degree
3 5 (3.36%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) QA
1 8 (5.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.07%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.68%) NFS
4 4 (2.68%) Xen
5 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.01%) SRDF
5 3 (2.01%) KVM
6 1 (0.67%) Varnish
6 1 (0.67%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.67%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (6.04%) Puppet
2 8 (5.37%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (5.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.36%) Nagios
4 4 (2.68%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.68%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (2.68%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.34%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (1.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.67%) Cacti
7 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.67%) WMI
7 1 (0.67%) OpenView
7 1 (0.67%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.67%) Salt
7 1 (0.67%) RANCID
Vendors
1 29 (19.46%) Oracle
2 13 (8.72%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.37%) Remedy
4 7 (4.70%) VMware
4 7 (4.70%) Google
4 7 (4.70%) Cisco
5 6 (4.03%) Siebel
5 6 (4.03%) F5
6 5 (3.36%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.36%) IBM
7 4 (2.68%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.01%) ESRI
8 3 (2.01%) 29West
8 3 (2.01%) Sybase
8 3 (2.01%) JBoss
8 3 (2.01%) NetApp
8 3 (2.01%) EMC
8 3 (2.01%) Intel
8 3 (2.01%) DataSynapse
8 3 (2.01%) TIBCO
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