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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 130 126 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -74
Contract jobs citing HTTP 71 77 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.23% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.70% 10.68% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 67 172
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £29.59
% change year-on-year
+280.00% -57.75%
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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
732 721 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.52% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 511 631
Average daily rate £405 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.38% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 42
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% -55.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.65 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 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 1 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 (36.36%) Linux
2 46 (34.85%) Java
3 43 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (28.79%) HTML
5 33 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 32 (24.24%) Finance
7 31 (23.48%) TCP/IP
8 30 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 29 (21.97%) SSL
9 29 (21.97%) TDD
10 27 (20.45%) Configuration Management
11 25 (18.94%) Python
11 25 (18.94%) Subversion
12 24 (18.18%) Windows
12 24 (18.18%) Open Source
12 24 (18.18%) BDD
12 24 (18.18%) MongoDB
13 23 (17.42%) Puppet
14 22 (16.67%) XML
15 21 (15.91%) UNIX
15 21 (15.91%) RESTful
16 20 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (15.15%) Web Services
17 19 (14.39%) SQL
17 19 (14.39%) Tomcat
17 19 (14.39%) DNS
18 18 (13.64%) C#
18 18 (13.64%) JSON
18 18 (13.64%) REST
19 17 (12.88%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (14.39%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.61%) IIS
2 14 (10.61%) Apache
3 9 (6.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (6.06%) Apache Solr
4 8 (6.06%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (2.27%) Jetty
7 3 (2.27%) Confluence
7 3 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.52%) MS Office
1 2 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) RMDS
2 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.52%) Documaker
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.55%) PaaS
4 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.48%) TCP/IP
2 29 (21.97%) SSL
3 19 (14.39%) DNS
4 14 (10.61%) Firewall
5 11 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 11 (8.33%) VLAN
6 9 (6.82%) DHCP
7 8 (6.06%) FTP
7 8 (6.06%) Internet
8 6 (4.55%) VPN
9 5 (3.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (3.79%) IPsec
10 4 (3.03%) BGP
10 4 (3.03%) OSPF
10 4 (3.03%) WAN
11 3 (2.27%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.27%) NAS
11 3 (2.27%) FCoE
11 3 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.27%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 17 (12.88%) Relational Database
3 16 (12.12%) MySQL
4 11 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.82%) Neo4j
5 9 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.30%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.27%) HBase
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.52%) MS Access
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (18.94%) Subversion
3 17 (12.88%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 11 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 10 (7.58%) Maven
7 9 (6.82%) Selenium
8 8 (6.06%) Xcode
8 8 (6.06%) Mercurial
8 8 (6.06%) WebDriver
8 8 (6.06%) JIRA
9 6 (4.55%) Fiddler
10 5 (3.79%) Hudson
10 5 (3.79%) Jasmine
11 4 (3.03%) Mockito
12 3 (2.27%) WATIR
12 3 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.27%) Capybara
12 3 (2.27%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (24.24%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Advertising
3 8 (6.06%) Banking
4 5 (3.79%) Marketing
4 5 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.03%) Publishing
5 4 (3.03%) Billing
6 3 (2.27%) Retail
6 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.52%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.52%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.52%) Hindi Language
8 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Electronics
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (33.33%) Developer
2 15 (11.36%) Java Developer
3 9 (6.82%) Consultant
4 8 (6.06%) Analyst
4 8 (6.06%) iOS Developer
4 8 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 6 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 6 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 5 (3.79%) Web Engineer
6 5 (3.79%) Support Engineer
6 5 (3.79%) Architect
7 4 (3.03%) Administrator
7 4 (3.03%) Cisco Support
7 4 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.03%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 3 (2.27%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (2.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.27%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (28.79%) HTML
2 22 (16.67%) XML
3 21 (15.91%) RESTful
4 20 (15.15%) Web Services
5 18 (13.64%) JSON
5 18 (13.64%) REST
6 17 (12.88%) .NET
7 14 (10.61%) SOAP
8 12 (9.09%) CSS
9 9 (6.82%) Middleware
10 8 (6.06%) Hibernate
10 8 (6.06%) JAX-RS
10 8 (6.06%) HTML5
11 7 (5.30%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.55%) J2EE
12 6 (4.55%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.55%) jQuery
13 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (3.79%) Sass
13 5 (3.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Open Source
2 7 (5.30%) Clustering
3 6 (4.55%) User Experience
4 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.79%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.03%) Video on Demand
5 4 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.27%) iPhone
6 3 (2.27%) PKI
6 3 (2.27%) Streaming Media
6 3 (2.27%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.27%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.27%) Streaming Video
6 3 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.52%) iPad
8 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.36%) Linux
2 24 (18.18%) Windows
3 21 (15.91%) UNIX
4 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.85%) Mac OS X
6 12 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 8 (6.06%) Android
8 5 (3.79%) Solaris
9 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.97%) TDD
3 27 (20.45%) Configuration Management
4 24 (18.18%) BDD
5 20 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (12.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 17 (12.88%) DevOps
7 15 (11.36%) Web Design
8 14 (10.61%) Service Management
9 13 (9.85%) Business Analysis
9 13 (9.85%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.09%) OO
11 11 (8.33%) iOS Development
11 11 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
11 11 (8.33%) BPR
11 11 (8.33%) Scrum
12 10 (7.58%) MVC
12 10 (7.58%) Web Development
13 9 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (6.82%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.85%) Java
2 30 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 25 (18.94%) Python
4 19 (14.39%) SQL
5 18 (13.64%) C#
6 14 (10.61%) Ruby
7 11 (8.33%) PHP
7 11 (8.33%) Objective-C
8 9 (6.82%) Scala
8 9 (6.82%) Perl
9 6 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.55%) C
10 5 (3.79%) Go
10 5 (3.79%) C++
11 4 (3.03%) Jython
12 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.52%) R
13 2 (1.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (1.52%) Groovy
14 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) Degree
1 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.79%) CCNP
2 5 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.27%) CCIE
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.76%) CISA
4 1 (0.76%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.27%) Xen
2 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.27%) SRDF
2 3 (2.27%) Varnish
2 3 (2.27%) KVM
2 3 (2.27%) NFS
2 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.52%) Squid
4 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (17.42%) Puppet
2 12 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (6.06%) Salt
5 6 (4.55%) Ansible
6 4 (3.03%) RANCID
6 4 (3.03%) yum
7 3 (2.27%) OpenNMS
7 3 (2.27%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.52%) Nagios
8 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.76%) MOM
9 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (12.12%) Red Hat
2 15 (11.36%) Citrix
2 15 (11.36%) Oracle
3 13 (9.85%) HP
3 13 (9.85%) IBM
3 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.82%) Cisco
5 7 (5.30%) Adobe
6 6 (4.55%) VMware
7 4 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 4 (3.03%) DataSynapse
8 3 (2.27%) Gemalto
8 3 (2.27%) ATG
8 3 (2.27%) Sybase
8 3 (2.27%) EMC
8 3 (2.27%) Intel
8 3 (2.27%) CA
8 3 (2.27%) NetApp
9 2 (1.52%) Juniper
9 2 (1.52%) Sun
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