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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 111 150 59
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -91
Contract jobs citing HTTP 75 50 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.46% 0.86% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 7.86% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 135
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.41% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £342 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £625 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
694 636 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.51% 10.96% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 398 558
Average daily rate £393 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.65 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 53 (42.74%) Linux
2 42 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (33.06%) Java
4 36 (29.03%) Git (software)
5 35 (28.23%) UNIX
6 34 (27.42%) HTML
7 28 (22.58%) Configuration Management
7 28 (22.58%) TDD
7 28 (22.58%) REST
8 27 (21.77%) Finance
9 26 (20.97%) Subversion
10 25 (20.16%) Python
11 24 (19.35%) Windows
12 23 (18.55%) BDD
12 23 (18.55%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (17.74%) Relational Database
13 22 (17.74%) MongoDB
13 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
13 22 (17.74%) TCP/IP
14 21 (16.94%) Web Design
15 20 (16.13%) DNS
16 19 (15.32%) Mac OS X
17 18 (14.52%) Red Hat
17 18 (14.52%) SSL
17 18 (14.52%) SQL
18 17 (13.71%) .NET
18 17 (13.71%) Puppet
19 16 (12.90%) Open Source
19 16 (12.90%) RESTful
19 16 (12.90%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 12 (9.68%) Apache
3 9 (7.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 9 (7.26%) IIS
3 9 (7.26%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (6.45%) Apache Solr
4 8 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.03%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.23%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.42%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.61%) JBoss
8 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.81%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.42%) Documaker
3 2 (1.61%) RMDS
3 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.74%) TCP/IP
2 20 (16.13%) DNS
3 18 (14.52%) SSL
4 13 (10.48%) VLAN
5 12 (9.68%) Firewall
5 12 (9.68%) Internet
6 11 (8.87%) HTTPS
7 10 (8.06%) BGP
8 9 (7.26%) VPN
8 9 (7.26%) DHCP
9 8 (6.45%) OSPF
10 7 (5.65%) DMVPN
10 7 (5.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (5.65%) HSRP
10 7 (5.65%) FTP
10 7 (5.65%) WAN
11 6 (4.84%) SNMP
12 5 (4.03%) PPP
12 5 (4.03%) SMTP
12 5 (4.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.74%) MongoDB
1 22 (17.74%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.87%) Neo4j
2 11 (8.87%) MySQL
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.61%) DB2
7 2 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.97%) Subversion
3 13 (10.48%) Cucumber
4 12 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.87%) Maven
6 10 (8.06%) Selenium
7 8 (6.45%) SpecFlow
8 7 (5.65%) JIRA
8 7 (5.65%) WebDriver
9 6 (4.84%) Fiddler
9 6 (4.84%) Xcode
10 5 (4.03%) Mercurial
10 5 (4.03%) Hudson
11 4 (3.23%) Mockito
12 3 (2.42%) Jasmine
12 3 (2.42%) MSTest
12 3 (2.42%) NUnit
12 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.61%) Ant
13 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (21.77%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Advertising
3 5 (4.03%) Publishing
3 5 (4.03%) Billing
4 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Arabic Language
5 2 (1.61%) Hindi Language
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (36.29%) Developer
2 19 (15.32%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.06%) Consultant
4 8 (6.45%) Senior Developer
4 8 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 6 (4.84%) Applications Support
5 6 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (4.84%) Cisco Support
5 6 (4.84%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (4.03%) iOS Developer
6 5 (4.03%) Administrator
6 5 (4.03%) .NET Developer
6 5 (4.03%) Analyst
7 4 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (2.42%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.42%) HTML
2 28 (22.58%) REST
3 17 (13.71%) .NET
4 16 (12.90%) SOAP
4 16 (12.90%) RESTful
5 15 (12.10%) Web Services
6 14 (11.29%) XML
7 13 (10.48%) CSS
8 12 (9.68%) JSON
8 12 (9.68%) JAX-RS
9 11 (8.87%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.26%) Middleware
11 8 (6.45%) AngularJS
12 7 (5.65%) jQuery
13 6 (4.84%) .NET Framework
13 6 (4.84%) JMS
13 6 (4.84%) HTML5
14 5 (4.03%) Sass
14 5 (4.03%) Backbone.js
14 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Open Source
2 11 (8.87%) Clustering
3 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.84%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.03%) FlexPod
4 5 (4.03%) User Experience
4 5 (4.03%) PKI
5 4 (3.23%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.42%) Streaming Media
6 3 (2.42%) Streaming Video
6 3 (2.42%) Replication
6 3 (2.42%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.42%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.42%) iPhone
7 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 53 (42.74%) Linux
2 35 (28.23%) UNIX
3 24 (19.35%) Windows
4 19 (15.32%) Mac OS X
5 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.45%) Apple iOS
7 7 (5.65%) Solaris
8 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.03%) Android
10 4 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.61%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.61%) CentOS
13 1 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.58%) TDD
2 28 (22.58%) Configuration Management
3 23 (18.55%) BDD
3 23 (18.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (16.94%) Web Design
5 16 (12.90%) Scrum
6 15 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.29%) Service Management
8 13 (10.48%) Business Analysis
9 12 (9.68%) Web Development
10 11 (8.87%) BPR
10 11 (8.87%) Business Process Improvement
10 11 (8.87%) OO
11 10 (8.06%) Change Management
11 10 (8.06%) Content Management
12 9 (7.26%) MVC
12 9 (7.26%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (6.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.06%) Java
2 25 (20.16%) Python
3 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.52%) SQL
5 16 (12.90%) Ruby
6 15 (12.10%) C#
7 14 (11.29%) Perl
8 10 (8.06%) PHP
8 10 (8.06%) Objective-C
8 10 (8.06%) Scala
9 6 (4.84%) C
10 5 (4.03%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.03%) Jython
11 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.23%) C++
12 3 (2.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (1.61%) R
13 2 (1.61%) Golang
14 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) CCNP
1 9 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.84%) Degree
3 5 (4.03%) CCIE
4 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) VCP4
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.03%) Squid
2 5 (4.03%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.42%) Xen
4 3 (2.42%) NFS
4 3 (2.42%) KVM
5 2 (1.61%) SRDF
6 1 (0.81%) Varnish
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.81%) Postfix
6 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.81%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) Puppet
2 11 (8.87%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.84%) RANCID
5 5 (4.03%) OpenNMS
6 4 (3.23%) Salt
7 3 (2.42%) Ansible
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (2.42%) Nagios
8 2 (1.61%) yum
9 1 (0.81%) Cacti
9 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) Red Hat
2 13 (10.48%) Citrix
2 13 (10.48%) Oracle
2 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) HP
3 11 (8.87%) Cisco
4 10 (8.06%) IBM
5 8 (6.45%) Adobe
5 8 (6.45%) VMware
6 4 (3.23%) Sun
7 3 (2.42%) Juniper
7 3 (2.42%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.42%) Remedy
7 3 (2.42%) ATG
8 2 (1.61%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.61%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.61%) webMethods
8 2 (1.61%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.61%) Google
8 2 (1.61%) DataSynapse
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