The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 192 215 216
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 13 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.084% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 0.76% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
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£465 £470 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £434 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £534 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
715 789 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.12% 11.10% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 526 636
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
HTTPS
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 15 (75.00%) SSL
2 11 (55.00%) HTTP
3 9 (45.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) JIRA
3 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (40.00%) WebCenter
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (40.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (40.00%) Revenue Management
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (40.00%) Jython
4 8 (40.00%) Billing
4 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 8 (40.00%) JDBC
4 8 (40.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) JMS
4 8 (40.00%) SOA
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (40.00%) Middleware
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (35.00%) Data Quality
5 7 (35.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (35.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.00%) Jetty
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (35.00%) Documaker
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) SSL
2 11 (55.00%) HTTP
3 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) SNMP
6 3 (15.00%) LDAP
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) FTP
8 1 (5.00%) SMTP
8 1 (5.00%) DHCP
8 1 (5.00%) WLAN
8 1 (5.00%) Wireless
8 1 (5.00%) IPsec
8 1 (5.00%) SSH
8 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
8 1 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Xcode
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
1 8 (40.00%) Billing
2 4 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) iOS Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Siebel Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) JDBC
1 8 (40.00%) JMS
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 8 (40.00%) WebCenter
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) JSON
4 5 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) Cocoa
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) Servlets
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) cocos2d
6 1 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.00%) Animation
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) SOA
1 8 (40.00%) Revenue Management
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (35.00%) Content Management
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Kanban
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.00%) MVC
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
1 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (40.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 8 (40.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) Jython
3 6 (30.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (10.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (15.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView
2 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Siebel
2 5 (25.00%) Apple
2 5 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Aruba
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Facebook
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter