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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 134 123 154
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +31
Contract jobs citing HTTP 74 77 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.26% 1.33% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.66% 10.66% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 60
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £583 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.99 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.48 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-61.66% +172.22%
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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
766 722 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.08% 12.44% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 488 531
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.58 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (39.19%) Java
3 55 (37.16%) Git (software)
4 53 (35.81%) HTML
5 51 (34.46%) Linux
6 44 (29.73%) JavaScript
7 41 (27.70%) TCP/IP
7 41 (27.70%) TDD
8 40 (27.03%) SSL
9 39 (26.35%) Finance
10 36 (24.32%) Subversion
11 30 (20.27%) Python
11 30 (20.27%) Open Source
11 30 (20.27%) MongoDB
12 29 (19.59%) BDD
12 29 (19.59%) DevOps
12 29 (19.59%) UNIX
12 29 (19.59%) Configuration Management
13 27 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (17.57%) Jenkins
14 26 (17.57%) REST
14 26 (17.57%) XML
15 24 (16.22%) SQL
16 23 (15.54%) DNS
16 23 (15.54%) Software Engineering
17 21 (14.19%) RESTful
18 20 (13.51%) CSS
18 20 (13.51%) Web Services
18 20 (13.51%) Apache
19 19 (12.84%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (13.51%) Apache
2 16 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.78%) IIS
4 12 (8.11%) Node.js
5 10 (6.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (6.76%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.73%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (3.38%) Confluence
8 4 (2.70%) Jetty
8 4 (2.70%) WordPress
8 4 (2.70%) CMS
8 4 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.68%) JBoss
11 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) RMDS
2 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Documaker
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.76%) PaaS
4 3 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.70%) TCP/IP
2 40 (27.03%) SSL
3 23 (15.54%) DNS
4 19 (12.84%) Firewall
5 18 (12.16%) Internet
6 9 (6.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (6.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (5.41%) SAN
8 7 (4.73%) Extranet
8 7 (4.73%) LAN
8 7 (4.73%) WAN
8 7 (4.73%) Intranet
8 7 (4.73%) Multicast
9 6 (4.05%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.05%) BIG-IP
9 6 (4.05%) NAS
9 6 (4.05%) FCoE
9 6 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (4.05%) HTTPS
10 5 (3.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.27%) MongoDB
2 19 (12.84%) Relational Database
3 15 (10.14%) MySQL
4 14 (9.46%) SQL Server
5 12 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 12 (8.11%) Neo4j
6 11 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.73%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.05%) HBase
9 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.35%) DB2
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.68%) Redis
11 1 (0.68%) Riak
Development Applications
1 55 (37.16%) Git (software)
2 36 (24.32%) Subversion
3 26 (17.57%) Jenkins
4 18 (12.16%) Cucumber
5 14 (9.46%) Jasmine
6 13 (8.78%) Selenium
6 13 (8.78%) Maven
7 12 (8.11%) WebDriver
7 12 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (6.76%) SpecFlow
8 10 (6.76%) Capybara
8 10 (6.76%) Mercurial
8 10 (6.76%) WATIR
9 9 (6.08%) JIRA
10 7 (4.73%) Hudson
11 5 (3.38%) Artifactory
12 4 (2.70%) Xcode
13 3 (2.03%) Mockito
13 3 (2.03%) Gradle
14 2 (1.35%) QUnit
General
1 39 (26.35%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Banking
3 8 (5.41%) Advertising
4 6 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.05%) Marketing
5 3 (2.03%) Publishing
6 2 (1.35%) Legal
6 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.35%) Electronics
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.35%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Retail
6 2 (1.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (39.19%) Developer
2 16 (10.81%) Java Developer
3 11 (7.43%) Administrator
3 11 (7.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (5.41%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (5.41%) Analyst
4 8 (5.41%) Architect
5 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
5 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (4.73%) Web Engineer
5 7 (4.73%) iOS Developer
6 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.05%) Consultant
7 4 (2.70%) Software Developer
7 4 (2.70%) .NET Developer
7 4 (2.70%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (2.03%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (35.81%) HTML
2 26 (17.57%) XML
2 26 (17.57%) REST
3 21 (14.19%) RESTful
4 20 (13.51%) CSS
4 20 (13.51%) Web Services
5 17 (11.49%) AngularJS
6 14 (9.46%) jQuery
6 14 (9.46%) Hibernate
7 13 (8.78%) JSON
8 12 (8.11%) HTML5
9 11 (7.43%) JAX-RS
9 11 (7.43%) Spring
9 11 (7.43%) Middleware
9 11 (7.43%) .NET
9 11 (7.43%) XSLT
10 9 (6.08%) SOAP
11 8 (5.41%) J2EE
12 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
12 7 (4.73%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.41%) User Experience
2 4 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (2.70%) Streaming Video
3 3 (2.03%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.03%) Clustering
3 3 (2.03%) PKI
3 3 (2.03%) Streaming Media
3 3 (2.03%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.03%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.35%) iPhone
4 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.35%) iPad
4 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.68%) EFT
5 1 (0.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.46%) Linux
2 29 (19.59%) UNIX
3 18 (12.16%) Windows
4 14 (9.46%) Mac OS X
5 11 (7.43%) Solaris
5 11 (7.43%) Apple iOS
6 8 (5.41%) Android
7 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.35%) AIX
9 2 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.70%) TDD
3 30 (20.27%) Open Source
4 29 (19.59%) BDD
4 29 (19.59%) Configuration Management
4 29 (19.59%) DevOps
5 27 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (15.54%) Software Engineering
7 18 (12.16%) Web Design
7 18 (12.16%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (10.81%) MVC
9 13 (8.78%) Load Testing
10 12 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.11%) Scrum
10 12 (8.11%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.76%) Test Strategy
11 10 (6.76%) Security Testing
11 10 (6.76%) Web Development
12 8 (5.41%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (39.19%) Java
2 44 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 30 (20.27%) Python
4 24 (16.22%) SQL
5 19 (12.84%) C#
6 18 (12.16%) Ruby
7 14 (9.46%) PHP
8 12 (8.11%) Scala
9 8 (5.41%) Go
10 7 (4.73%) Objective-C
11 6 (4.05%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.05%) Perl
12 5 (3.38%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.70%) C
13 4 (2.70%) Groovy
14 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.03%) Jython
15 1 (0.68%) XQuery
15 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.38%) Degree
3 2 (1.35%) CISSP
3 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) CISA
4 1 (0.68%) GCIA
4 1 (0.68%) GCIH
4 1 (0.68%) MOS
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.68%) MCSE
4 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) COSO
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.08%) Hyper-V
2 9 (6.08%) NFS
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.05%) SRDF
4 6 (4.05%) Xen
4 6 (4.05%) KVM
5 5 (3.38%) Varnish
6 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.03%) Docker
7 3 (2.03%) vSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.68%) Squid
8 1 (0.68%) XenApp
8 1 (0.68%) XenServer
8 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (12.16%) Puppet
2 15 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.11%) Ansible
4 11 (7.43%) Salt
5 6 (4.05%) yum
6 5 (3.38%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.03%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (2.03%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.68%) WMI
8 1 (0.68%) SCCM
8 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.68%) MOM
8 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.68%) Nagios
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.68%) Graphite
Vendors
1 19 (12.84%) IBM
2 18 (12.16%) Oracle
3 12 (8.11%) VMware
4 10 (6.76%) Cisco
5 9 (6.08%) EMC
5 9 (6.08%) Citrix
5 9 (6.08%) NetApp
5 9 (6.08%) F5
6 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.73%) DataSynapse
6 7 (4.73%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.73%) TIBCO
7 6 (4.05%) Sybase
7 6 (4.05%) Intel
8 5 (3.38%) HP
9 3 (2.03%) Veritas
9 3 (2.03%) CA
9 3 (2.03%) ATG
9 3 (2.03%) Gemalto
10 2 (1.35%) AppDynamics
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