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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 133 136 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -70
Contract jobs citing HTTP 59 67 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 1.12% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.81% 9.56% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 117
Average daily rate
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£413 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £319 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +23.28%
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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
670 701 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.22% 11.67% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 452 534
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 47
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% -13.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.75 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 42 (35.59%) Linux
2 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.97%) Java
4 30 (25.42%) UNIX
4 30 (25.42%) REST
5 29 (24.58%) Git (software)
6 28 (23.73%) HTML
6 28 (23.73%) Finance
7 26 (22.03%) XML
8 25 (21.19%) SSL
9 24 (20.34%) TDD
10 23 (19.49%) JavaScript
11 22 (18.64%) Windows
11 22 (18.64%) Python
11 22 (18.64%) Configuration Management
12 21 (17.80%) TCP/IP
12 21 (17.80%) SQL
13 20 (16.95%) Subversion
13 20 (16.95%) BDD
14 19 (16.10%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (15.25%) Scrum
15 18 (15.25%) DNS
16 17 (14.41%) .NET
16 17 (14.41%) C#
16 17 (14.41%) Web Design
16 17 (14.41%) JSON
17 16 (13.56%) RESTful
17 16 (13.56%) Relational Database
17 16 (13.56%) Firewall
17 16 (13.56%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (11.86%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (6.78%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.93%) IIS
4 7 (5.93%) Apache
4 7 (5.93%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.93%) Apache Solr
5 6 (5.08%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (5.08%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (5.08%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.54%) ArcGIS
7 3 (2.54%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.69%) nginx
8 2 (1.69%) JBoss
8 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.85%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (5.08%) Documaker
3 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.85%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
3 1 (0.85%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.19%) SSL
2 21 (17.80%) TCP/IP
3 18 (15.25%) DNS
4 16 (13.56%) Firewall
5 15 (12.71%) HTTPS
6 12 (10.17%) Internet
7 10 (8.47%) VPN
7 10 (8.47%) BGP
7 10 (8.47%) VLAN
8 8 (6.78%) OSPF
8 8 (6.78%) DHCP
9 7 (5.93%) DMVPN
9 7 (5.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (5.93%) HSRP
10 6 (5.08%) FTP
10 6 (5.08%) SNMP
10 6 (5.08%) WAN
11 5 (4.24%) SMTP
11 5 (4.24%) PPP
11 5 (4.24%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.86%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.63%) Neo4j
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (5.08%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (4.24%) MySQL
6 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.69%) MS Access
7 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 29 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.95%) Subversion
3 12 (10.17%) Cucumber
4 10 (8.47%) JIRA
4 10 (8.47%) Selenium
5 9 (7.63%) SpecFlow
6 8 (6.78%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.78%) WebDriver
7 7 (5.93%) Xcode
8 6 (5.08%) Fiddler
8 6 (5.08%) Mercurial
9 5 (4.24%) Maven
10 4 (3.39%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.54%) Hudson
11 3 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (2.54%) NUnit
11 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.54%) MSTest
12 2 (1.69%) Moq
12 2 (1.69%) Mockito
General
1 28 (23.73%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Billing
3 5 (4.24%) Advertising
4 4 (3.39%) Publishing
5 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.69%) Arabic Language
6 2 (1.69%) Hindi Language
6 2 (1.69%) Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) Developer
2 16 (13.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (6.78%) Support Engineer
3 8 (6.78%) Analyst
4 7 (5.93%) Consultant
4 7 (5.93%) iOS Developer
5 6 (5.08%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
5 6 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (5.08%) Cisco Support
5 6 (5.08%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (4.24%) Applications Support
6 5 (4.24%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.39%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (3.39%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (2.54%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (2.54%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (2.54%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.54%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) REST
2 28 (23.73%) HTML
3 26 (22.03%) XML
4 17 (14.41%) .NET
4 17 (14.41%) JSON
5 16 (13.56%) RESTful
6 15 (12.71%) SOAP
7 14 (11.86%) Web Services
8 13 (11.02%) JMS
9 11 (9.32%) Middleware
9 11 (9.32%) JAX-RS
10 10 (8.47%) CSS
11 9 (7.63%) Hibernate
12 6 (5.08%) Cocoa
12 6 (5.08%) JDBC
12 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
12 6 (5.08%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (5.08%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.08%) jQuery
12 6 (5.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Open Source
2 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.47%) Clustering
4 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.08%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.24%) PKI
5 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.24%) FlexPod
6 4 (3.39%) User Experience
6 4 (3.39%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.39%) iPhone
6 4 (3.39%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.54%) Replication
7 3 (2.54%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.85%) Kindle
9 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.59%) Linux
2 30 (25.42%) UNIX
3 22 (18.64%) Windows
4 16 (13.56%) Mac OS X
5 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.32%) Apple iOS
6 6 (5.08%) Android
6 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.24%) Solaris
8 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.69%) CentOS
9 2 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.34%) TDD
3 22 (18.64%) Configuration Management
4 20 (16.95%) BDD
5 19 (16.10%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (15.25%) Scrum
7 17 (14.41%) Web Design
8 16 (13.56%) SOA
9 15 (12.71%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.86%) Web Development
10 14 (11.86%) OO
11 13 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (10.17%) Content Management
13 10 (8.47%) iOS Development
14 9 (7.63%) Change Management
14 9 (7.63%) Service Management
14 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
15 8 (6.78%) Business Analysis
15 8 (6.78%) MVC
15 8 (6.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.97%) Java
2 23 (19.49%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.64%) Python
4 21 (17.80%) SQL
5 17 (14.41%) C#
6 14 (11.86%) Ruby
7 12 (10.17%) Objective-C
7 12 (10.17%) Perl
8 9 (7.63%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.78%) PHP
10 7 (5.93%) Jython
10 7 (5.93%) Scala
11 6 (5.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 6 (5.08%) C
12 4 (3.39%) C++
13 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.69%) R
15 1 (0.85%) C-shell
15 1 (0.85%) Korn
15 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) CCNP
1 9 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.93%) Degree
3 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.24%) CCIE
5 4 (3.39%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB
7 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.39%) Squid
3 3 (2.54%) Xen
3 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.69%) NFS
4 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.69%) KVM
5 1 (0.85%) RHEV
5 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.85%) Postfix
5 1 (0.85%) SRDF
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) Puppet
2 8 (6.78%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (5.08%) RANCID
4 5 (4.24%) OpenNMS
5 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.54%) Nagios
6 1 (0.85%) Cacti
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.85%) Ansible
6 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
2 13 (11.02%) Oracle
2 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.47%) Cisco
4 9 (7.63%) HP
5 8 (6.78%) Citrix
5 8 (6.78%) VMware
6 7 (5.93%) Adobe
7 6 (5.08%) IBM
7 6 (5.08%) Remedy
8 5 (4.24%) Google
9 3 (2.54%) Siebel
9 3 (2.54%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.54%) ESRI
9 3 (2.54%) Sun
9 3 (2.54%) Juniper
10 2 (1.69%) Apple
10 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.69%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.69%) Sitecore
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