The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS 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 HTTPS over the 3 months to 20 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 180 221 226
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +5
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 18 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 1.03% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
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£470 £454 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £404 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £498 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
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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
775 870 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.40% 11.81% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 581 645
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HTTPS
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 HTTPS across the City of London region.

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTPS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

HTTPS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

HTTPS
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 HTTPS across the City of London region.

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 16 (66.67%) SSL
2 14 (58.33%) HTTP
2 14 (58.33%) JIRA
3 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
3 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) Oracle
4 12 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 12 (50.00%) JDBC
4 12 (50.00%) Python
4 12 (50.00%) JMS
4 12 (50.00%) SOA
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (50.00%) Middleware
4 12 (50.00%) WebCenter
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (50.00%) Jython
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (50.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (45.83%) Revenue Management
5 11 (45.83%) Billing
6 10 (41.67%) Content Management
6 10 (41.67%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (41.67%) Documaker
6 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (41.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 10 (41.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (41.67%) Oracle BI Publisher

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (41.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (4.17%) Jetty
5 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (41.67%) Documaker
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) SSL
2 14 (58.33%) HTTP
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 3 (12.50%) SNMP
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (8.33%) LDAP
6 2 (8.33%) FTP
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.17%) TACACS
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) IPsec
7 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) Xcode
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Billing
3 3 (12.50%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Siebel Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Siebel Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Author
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Writer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) JDBC
1 12 (50.00%) JMS
1 12 (50.00%) Middleware
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 12 (50.00%) WebCenter
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) JSON
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) iOS SDK
5 2 (8.33%) RESTful
5 2 (8.33%) Cocoa
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
6 1 (4.17%) Servlets
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) Core Animation
6 1 (4.17%) Google Maps API
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.17%) Animation
2 1 (4.17%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) SOA
2 11 (45.83%) Revenue Management
3 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (41.67%) Content Management
4 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Kanban
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.17%) MVC
8 1 (4.17%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
2 12 (50.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 12 (50.00%) Python
2 12 (50.00%) Jython
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) C
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) Korn
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView
2 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) Siebel
2 9 (37.50%) Remedy
3 4 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) Aruba
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Facebook
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter