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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 152 129 67
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -62
Contract jobs citing HTTP 48 80 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 1.18% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 10.30% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 118
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.06%
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
738 777 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.08% 11.43% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 502 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £589 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £16.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% -25.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.89 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 47 (37.90%) Linux
2 44 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (29.84%) Java
4 32 (25.81%) HTML
5 31 (25.00%) UNIX
5 31 (25.00%) XML
6 29 (23.39%) SSL
6 29 (23.39%) Git (software)
7 28 (22.58%) REST
7 28 (22.58%) SQL
8 26 (20.97%) JavaScript
9 24 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 23 (18.55%) Python
11 22 (17.74%) Finance
12 21 (16.94%) Subversion
13 20 (16.13%) TDD
13 20 (16.13%) SOA
13 20 (16.13%) Oracle
13 20 (16.13%) Configuration Management
14 19 (15.32%) C#
14 19 (15.32%) JMS
14 19 (15.32%) Scrum
15 18 (14.52%) Firewall
15 18 (14.52%) DNS
16 17 (13.71%) Web Design
16 17 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (12.90%) Web Development
17 16 (12.90%) JSON
17 16 (12.90%) HTTPS
17 16 (12.90%) Mac OS X

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (11.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 13 (10.48%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.87%) WebLogic
3 11 (8.87%) Apache
4 9 (7.26%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (6.45%) Node.js
5 8 (6.45%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.03%) IIS
7 4 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (3.23%) Apache Solr
7 4 (3.23%) ArcGIS
7 4 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.42%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.61%) nginx
9 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
3 1 (0.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (7.26%) Documaker
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (1.61%) RMDS
3 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.81%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.03%) PaaS
3 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.81%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.39%) SSL
2 24 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 18 (14.52%) Firewall
3 18 (14.52%) DNS
4 16 (12.90%) HTTPS
5 11 (8.87%) VPN
5 11 (8.87%) BGP
5 11 (8.87%) Internet
6 9 (7.26%) OSPF
7 8 (6.45%) DMVPN
7 8 (6.45%) HSRP
7 8 (6.45%) WAN
8 7 (5.65%) DHCP
8 7 (5.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (4.84%) SNMP
9 6 (4.84%) FTP
10 5 (4.03%) PPP
10 5 (4.03%) EIGRP
10 5 (4.03%) TACACS
10 5 (4.03%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.87%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.06%) Oracle ODI
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (7.26%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.84%) Neo4j
7 5 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.42%) MySQL
9 2 (1.61%) HBase
9 2 (1.61%) Redis
9 2 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 29 (23.39%) Git (software)
2 21 (16.94%) Subversion
3 12 (9.68%) JIRA
4 10 (8.06%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.26%) Selenium
6 8 (6.45%) Jenkins
7 7 (5.65%) Mercurial
8 6 (4.84%) WebDriver
9 5 (4.03%) Xcode
9 5 (4.03%) Maven
9 5 (4.03%) SpecFlow
10 4 (3.23%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.42%) Hudson
11 3 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (1.61%) Sinon.JS
12 2 (1.61%) QUnit
12 2 (1.61%) Fiddler
12 2 (1.61%) NUnit
12 2 (1.61%) Toad
12 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (17.74%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Billing
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.81%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Front Office
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (41.94%) Developer
2 11 (8.87%) Java Developer
2 11 (8.87%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (8.06%) Analyst
4 8 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.65%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.84%) iOS Developer
6 6 (4.84%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) Cisco Support
6 6 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Architect
7 5 (4.03%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.03%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) Consultant
9 3 (2.42%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.81%) HTML
2 31 (25.00%) XML
3 28 (22.58%) REST
4 19 (15.32%) JMS
5 16 (12.90%) JSON
5 16 (12.90%) Web Services
5 16 (12.90%) CSS
6 15 (12.10%) .NET
6 15 (12.10%) Middleware
7 14 (11.29%) RESTful
8 11 (8.87%) SOAP
9 10 (8.06%) HTML5
10 9 (7.26%) JDBC
10 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.26%) WebCenter
10 9 (7.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (6.45%) JAX-RS
11 8 (6.45%) AngularJS
12 7 (5.65%) WSDL
12 7 (5.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.26%) Open Source
3 8 (6.45%) Clustering
4 7 (5.65%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.84%) Video on Demand
5 6 (4.84%) PKI
6 5 (4.03%) Visualisation
6 5 (4.03%) FlexPod
7 4 (3.23%) iPhone
8 3 (2.42%) Replication
8 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.42%) User Experience
8 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.61%) W3C
10 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.81%) GIS
10 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.90%) Linux
2 31 (25.00%) UNIX
3 16 (12.90%) Mac OS X
4 15 (12.10%) Windows
5 11 (8.87%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.84%) Solaris
8 5 (4.03%) Android
9 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.42%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.61%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.61%) CentOS
12 1 (0.81%) Debian
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.13%) TDD
2 20 (16.13%) SOA
2 20 (16.13%) Configuration Management
3 19 (15.32%) Scrum
4 17 (13.71%) Web Design
4 17 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (12.90%) Web Development
6 14 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.48%) Content Management
7 13 (10.48%) OO
7 13 (10.48%) BDD
8 10 (8.06%) ITIL
8 10 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.26%) UML
9 9 (7.26%) Change Management
9 9 (7.26%) MVC
9 9 (7.26%) Revenue Management
9 9 (7.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.84%) Java
2 28 (22.58%) SQL
3 26 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 23 (18.55%) Python
5 19 (15.32%) C#
6 14 (11.29%) Ruby
7 12 (9.68%) Perl
8 11 (8.87%) Objective-C
8 11 (8.87%) Bash Shell
9 10 (8.06%) Jython
10 9 (7.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 8 (6.45%) PHP
12 7 (5.65%) Scala
13 6 (4.84%) C
14 3 (2.42%) C++
14 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.61%) PHP5
16 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.81%) Korn
16 1 (0.81%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) CCNP
1 9 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) CCIE
4 4 (3.23%) Degree
4 4 (3.23%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
1 9 (7.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.23%) Xen
3 4 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.23%) Squid
4 3 (2.42%) NFS
4 3 (2.42%) KVM
5 2 (1.61%) SRDF
5 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.81%) Varnish
6 1 (0.81%) Postfix
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.81%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (7.26%) Puppet
1 9 (7.26%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (4.84%) RANCID
3 5 (4.03%) OpenNMS
4 4 (3.23%) Nagios
5 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.61%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.61%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.81%) WMI
6 1 (0.81%) Cacti
6 1 (0.81%) Salt
6 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.81%) Ansible
6 1 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (16.13%) Oracle
2 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.87%) Cisco
4 9 (7.26%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.26%) Remedy
4 9 (7.26%) VMware
5 7 (5.65%) IBM
6 6 (4.84%) Adobe
6 6 (4.84%) Siebel
7 5 (4.03%) Google
8 4 (3.23%) ESRI
9 3 (2.42%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.42%) Sun
9 3 (2.42%) HP
9 3 (2.42%) Juniper
9 3 (2.42%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.42%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.61%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.61%) F5
10 2 (1.61%) 29West
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