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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 145 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 59 120 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 1.64% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.28% 13.50% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 93 80
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £363 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £389 £361
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +7.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
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
810 889 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.63% 12.17% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 572 652
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.34 £52.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 53 (40.77%) Linux
2 47 (36.15%) Java
3 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (31.54%) HTML
4 41 (31.54%) XML
5 37 (28.46%) JavaScript
5 37 (28.46%) SSL
6 33 (25.38%) SQL
6 33 (25.38%) UNIX
7 32 (24.62%) Python
8 30 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 30 (23.08%) REST
9 28 (21.54%) Oracle
9 28 (21.54%) CSS
10 26 (20.00%) Subversion
11 25 (19.23%) TCP/IP
12 23 (17.69%) Scrum
12 23 (17.69%) Web Development
13 22 (16.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (16.92%) Configuration Management
13 22 (16.92%) JMS
13 22 (16.92%) SOA
14 21 (16.15%) Finance
14 21 (16.15%) TDD
14 21 (16.15%) Web Design
14 21 (16.15%) Ruby
15 20 (15.38%) Mac OS X
16 19 (14.62%) Relational Database
16 19 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (13.85%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 15 (11.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 13 (10.00%) Apache
2 13 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 11 (8.46%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.46%) Node.js
3 11 (8.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 9 (6.92%) WebLogic Portal
5 9 (6.92%) Oracle Service Bus
6 8 (6.15%) IIS
7 4 (3.08%) ArcGIS
8 3 (2.31%) JBoss
8 3 (2.31%) nginx
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.54%) Jetty
9 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.77%) Documentum
10 1 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.54%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.77%) MS Project
4 1 (0.77%) MS Office
4 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.77%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (6.92%) Documaker
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.31%) RMDS
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.77%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.77%) IaaS
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.77%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.46%) SSL
2 25 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 15 (11.54%) Firewall
4 14 (10.77%) DNS
5 13 (10.00%) HTTPS
6 10 (7.69%) WAN
7 8 (6.15%) FTP
7 8 (6.15%) Internet
8 6 (4.62%) BGP
8 6 (4.62%) LAN
9 5 (3.85%) SMTP
9 5 (3.85%) VPN
10 4 (3.08%) OSPF
10 4 (3.08%) BIG-IP
10 4 (3.08%) DMVPN
10 4 (3.08%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.08%) HSRP
11 3 (2.31%) NAS
11 3 (2.31%) FCoE
11 3 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.62%) Relational Database
2 15 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (6.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (6.92%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (3.85%) MySQL
8 4 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.08%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.31%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.31%) HBase
10 2 (1.54%) Redis
10 2 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.54%) SQLite
10 2 (1.54%) SQL Navigator
11 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.00%) Subversion
3 13 (10.00%) JIRA
4 7 (5.38%) Selenium
4 7 (5.38%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.62%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.62%) Maven
6 5 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 4 (3.08%) Xcode
7 4 (3.08%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.31%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.31%) JUnit
9 2 (1.54%) Toad
9 2 (1.54%) NUnit
9 2 (1.54%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.54%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.77%) Calabash
10 1 (0.77%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.77%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.77%) MSTest
General
1 21 (16.15%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Billing
3 4 (3.08%) Front Office
4 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.77%) Back Office
5 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.77%) Law
5 1 (0.77%) Publishing
5 1 (0.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (46.92%) Developer
2 15 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (10.00%) Analyst
4 9 (6.92%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.15%) Architect
5 8 (6.15%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.38%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.38%) iOS Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Consultant
9 4 (3.08%) Support Specialist
10 3 (2.31%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.31%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.31%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.31%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (31.54%) HTML
1 41 (31.54%) XML
2 30 (23.08%) REST
3 28 (21.54%) CSS
4 22 (16.92%) JMS
5 18 (13.85%) Web Services
6 17 (13.08%) Middleware
6 17 (13.08%) JSON
7 16 (12.31%) .NET
8 14 (10.77%) SOAP
8 14 (10.77%) RESTful
9 13 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (9.23%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (7.69%) WSDL
12 9 (6.92%) JDBC
12 9 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (6.92%) WebCenter
12 9 (6.92%) HTML5
13 7 (5.38%) Sass
13 7 (5.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.92%) Visualisation
3 8 (6.15%) Open Source
3 8 (6.15%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.85%) iPhone
4 5 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.08%) Clustering
5 4 (3.08%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.31%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.31%) PKI
6 3 (2.31%) User Experience
7 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.54%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.77%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.77%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 53 (40.77%) Linux
2 33 (25.38%) UNIX
3 20 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 12 (9.23%) Windows
5 10 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.85%) Android
8 4 (3.08%) Solaris
9 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.77%) Debian
10 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.69%) Scrum
2 23 (17.69%) Web Development
3 22 (16.92%) Configuration Management
3 22 (16.92%) SOA
3 22 (16.92%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (16.15%) TDD
4 21 (16.15%) Web Design
5 19 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (10.77%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.00%) OO
8 12 (9.23%) MVC
9 11 (8.46%) UML
10 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.69%) Content Management
10 10 (7.69%) BDD
11 9 (6.92%) Revenue Management
11 9 (6.92%) ETL
11 9 (6.92%) ITIL
12 8 (6.15%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.15%) Java
2 37 (28.46%) JavaScript
3 33 (25.38%) SQL
4 32 (24.62%) Python
5 21 (16.15%) Ruby
6 18 (13.85%) C#
7 13 (10.00%) PHP
8 11 (8.46%) Bash Shell
9 10 (7.69%) Perl
9 10 (7.69%) Jython
10 9 (6.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 8 (6.15%) Objective-C
11 8 (6.15%) C
12 7 (5.38%) Scala
13 4 (3.08%) PowerHouse
14 3 (2.31%) XQuery
14 3 (2.31%) Groovy
15 2 (1.54%) XPath
15 2 (1.54%) PHP5
15 2 (1.54%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 9 (6.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.62%) Degree
3 5 (3.85%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) CCNP
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) QA
1 9 (6.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.31%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.08%) NFS
3 4 (3.08%) Xen
4 3 (2.31%) KVM
4 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.31%) SRDF
5 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.77%) Postfix
6 1 (0.77%) Varnish
6 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.77%) Squid
6 1 (0.77%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (6.92%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (4.62%) Nagios
3 5 (3.85%) Puppet
4 4 (3.08%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (3.08%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.08%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.54%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.77%) WMI
6 1 (0.77%) Cacti
6 1 (0.77%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.77%) Ansible
6 1 (0.77%) RANCID
Vendors
1 28 (21.54%) Oracle
2 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.92%) Remedy
4 7 (5.38%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.62%) Siebel
5 6 (4.62%) Cisco
5 6 (4.62%) IBM
5 6 (4.62%) Google
6 5 (3.85%) VMware
7 4 (3.08%) ESRI
7 4 (3.08%) F5
7 4 (3.08%) SaltStack
7 4 (3.08%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.31%) EMC
8 3 (2.31%) Intel
8 3 (2.31%) Sybase
8 3 (2.31%) NetApp
8 3 (2.31%) 29West
8 3 (2.31%) DataSynapse
8 3 (2.31%) Blue Coat
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + `
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £430 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £715 - £815 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 5 days ago