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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 112 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing HTTP 87 79 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.62% 1.36% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.10% 9.86% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 54 92
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £589 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.99 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +122.22%
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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
719 801 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.38% 13.78% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 513 573
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.37 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 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 28 August 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 72 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (40.28%) HTML
3 53 (36.81%) JavaScript
4 52 (36.11%) Java
5 49 (34.03%) Git (software)
6 47 (32.64%) TDD
7 42 (29.17%) Finance
8 40 (27.78%) Linux
9 39 (27.08%) TCP/IP
10 36 (25.00%) SSL
11 34 (23.61%) BDD
12 31 (21.53%) XML
12 31 (21.53%) Subversion
13 30 (20.83%) REST
14 27 (18.75%) DevOps
14 27 (18.75%) Software Engineering
14 27 (18.75%) UNIX
15 26 (18.06%) Open Source
16 25 (17.36%) MongoDB
16 25 (17.36%) Python
17 23 (15.97%) C#
17 23 (15.97%) SQL
17 23 (15.97%) DNS
17 23 (15.97%) Configuration Management
17 23 (15.97%) Jenkins
18 22 (15.28%) Internet
18 22 (15.28%) CSS
18 22 (15.28%) Firewall
19 21 (14.58%) Web Services
20 20 (13.89%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (12.50%) Node.js
2 13 (9.03%) Apache
3 12 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.25%) IIS
5 6 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.17%) Jetty
6 5 (3.47%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (2.78%) WordPress
7 4 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.78%) CMS
7 4 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.08%) Confluence
9 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.69%) Drupal
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (1.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) RMDS
2 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.69%) Documaker
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.56%) PaaS
4 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.08%) TCP/IP
2 36 (25.00%) SSL
3 23 (15.97%) DNS
4 22 (15.28%) Internet
4 22 (15.28%) Firewall
5 11 (7.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (7.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (6.25%) Extranet
6 9 (6.25%) Intranet
7 7 (4.86%) SAN
7 7 (4.86%) SMTP
7 7 (4.86%) BIG-IP
8 6 (4.17%) LAN
8 6 (4.17%) WAN
8 6 (4.17%) HTTPS
9 5 (3.47%) FTP
9 5 (3.47%) Multicast
10 4 (2.78%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.36%) MongoDB
2 15 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.64%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.64%) MySQL
4 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.94%) Neo4j
5 8 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.47%) HBase
6 5 (3.47%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.39%) DB2
9 2 (1.39%) SQLite
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (34.03%) Git (software)
2 31 (21.53%) Subversion
3 23 (15.97%) Jenkins
4 16 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 16 (11.11%) Jasmine
5 15 (10.42%) Karma Test Runner
6 12 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 12 (8.33%) Selenium
7 10 (6.94%) JIRA
7 10 (6.94%) WATIR
7 10 (6.94%) Capybara
7 10 (6.94%) SpecFlow
8 8 (5.56%) Mercurial
9 6 (4.17%) Maven
9 6 (4.17%) Xcode
10 5 (3.47%) Sinon.JS
10 5 (3.47%) QUnit
11 4 (2.78%) Hudson
12 3 (2.08%) Gradle
12 3 (2.08%) Artifactory
General
1 42 (29.17%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.17%) Marketing
3 6 (4.17%) Advertising
3 6 (4.17%) Publishing
4 3 (2.08%) Military
5 2 (1.39%) Legal
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Electronics
5 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.39%) Private Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (44.44%) Developer
2 14 (9.72%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.03%) Administrator
4 9 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (5.56%) iOS Developer
5 8 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (4.86%) Web Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Analyst
7 6 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Scala Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Architect
8 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (2.78%) BizTalk Developer
9 4 (2.78%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.78%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.78%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (40.28%) HTML
2 31 (21.53%) XML
3 30 (20.83%) REST
4 22 (15.28%) CSS
5 21 (14.58%) Web Services
6 20 (13.89%) AngularJS
7 18 (12.50%) RESTful
8 17 (11.81%) JSON
9 16 (11.11%) Spring
9 16 (11.11%) jQuery
10 12 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 11 (7.64%) XSLT
11 11 (7.64%) HTML5
12 10 (6.94%) JAX-RS
12 10 (6.94%) .NET
13 8 (5.56%) Middleware
14 7 (4.86%) Ajax
14 7 (4.86%) Spring MVC
14 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET
14 7 (4.86%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) User Experience
2 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (2.78%) Clustering
2 4 (2.78%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.08%) PKI
3 3 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.08%) Kindle
3 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.39%) DTV
4 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.39%) W3C
5 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.69%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.69%) iPad
5 1 (0.69%) IPTV
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.69%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.78%) Linux
2 27 (18.75%) UNIX
3 15 (10.42%) Windows
4 12 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 12 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 10 (6.94%) Android
6 9 (6.25%) Solaris
7 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.08%) AIX
8 1 (0.69%) CentOS
8 1 (0.69%) SUSE
8 1 (0.69%) Fedora
8 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (32.64%) TDD
3 34 (23.61%) BDD
4 27 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 27 (18.75%) DevOps
5 26 (18.06%) Open Source
6 23 (15.97%) Configuration Management
7 19 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (12.50%) MVC
9 16 (11.11%) Web Design
9 16 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (10.42%) Test Automation
11 13 (9.03%) Load Testing
12 11 (7.64%) Web Development
12 11 (7.64%) Automated Testing
12 11 (7.64%) Scrum
13 10 (6.94%) SOA
13 10 (6.94%) Test Strategy
13 10 (6.94%) Security Testing
14 9 (6.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.81%) JavaScript
2 52 (36.11%) Java
3 25 (17.36%) Python
4 23 (15.97%) C#
4 23 (15.97%) SQL
5 20 (13.89%) Ruby
6 14 (9.72%) Scala
7 13 (9.03%) PHP
8 8 (5.56%) Objective-C
9 7 (4.86%) Perl
9 7 (4.86%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.17%) Go
11 5 (3.47%) Groovy
12 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.08%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.08%) C++
12 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.39%) VB
13 2 (1.39%) VBA
13 2 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.47%) Degree
3 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) CISSP
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.69%) CISA
5 1 (0.69%) GCIA
5 1 (0.69%) GCIH
5 1 (0.69%) MOS
5 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.69%) MCSE
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB
5 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) COSO
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) NFS
1 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.78%) KVM
3 4 (2.78%) SRDF
3 4 (2.78%) vSphere
3 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.78%) Xen
4 3 (2.08%) Varnish
4 3 (2.08%) Docker
5 2 (1.39%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.69%) XenApp
6 1 (0.69%) XenServer
6 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (9.03%) Puppet
2 11 (7.64%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.94%) Ansible
4 8 (5.56%) Salt
5 5 (3.47%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.08%) yum
6 3 (2.08%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.69%) WMI
7 1 (0.69%) SCCM
7 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.69%) MOM
7 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.69%) Nagios
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Oracle
2 14 (9.72%) IBM
3 12 (8.33%) F5
4 11 (7.64%) VMware
5 9 (6.25%) Cisco
6 8 (5.56%) NetApp
6 8 (5.56%) EMC
7 7 (4.86%) Sybase
8 6 (4.17%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.47%) DataSynapse
9 5 (3.47%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.78%) Intel
10 4 (2.78%) Citrix
10 4 (2.78%) Veritas
11 3 (2.08%) CA
11 3 (2.08%) Gemalto
12 2 (1.39%) Websense
12 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.39%) Juniper
12 2 (1.39%) Adobe
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