The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 196 150 160
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +10
Contract jobs citing HTTP 268 364 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.14% 1.55% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.80% 12.47% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 241 222
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.33 £31.99 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% -1.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.48 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-61.66% +172.22%
HTTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3046 2919 2835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.41% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 1810 1792
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
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 London

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in London

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the London region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in London

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in London

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the London region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in London

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 74 £450 +12.50% 88
Croydon - 8 - -
New Malden - 4 £275 -
Greenford +9 2 £355 -
Docklands, London -6 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £425 -
Paddington - 1 £558 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 289 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (43.09%) Java
3 228 (37.94%) HTML
4 214 (35.61%) JavaScript
5 201 (33.44%) Linux
6 166 (27.62%) Git (software)
7 161 (26.79%) TDD
8 139 (23.13%) CSS
9 136 (22.63%) TCP/IP
9 136 (22.63%) Subversion
10 133 (22.13%) REST
11 131 (21.80%) Web Services
12 130 (21.63%) SQL
13 127 (21.13%) UNIX
14 124 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
15 114 (18.97%) SSL
16 113 (18.80%) Python
17 110 (18.30%) MongoDB
18 108 (17.97%) Configuration Management
19 104 (17.30%) Jenkins
20 103 (17.14%) Apache
21 101 (16.81%) Windows
22 98 (16.31%) .NET
23 97 (16.14%) Scrum
24 95 (15.81%) Oracle
25 94 (15.64%) XML
26 93 (15.47%) DevOps
27 92 (15.31%) AngularJS
28 90 (14.98%) jQuery
29 88 (14.64%) Relational Database

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 103 (17.14%) Apache
2 88 (14.64%) Tomcat
3 65 (10.82%) IIS
4 45 (7.49%) Node.js
5 44 (7.32%) WebSphere
6 35 (5.82%) Jetty
7 30 (4.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 26 (4.33%) IBM HTTP Server
9 25 (4.16%) Confluence
10 21 (3.49%) WebLogic
11 19 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 18 (3.00%) JBoss
13 16 (2.66%) nginx
14 15 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (2.16%) Mule
15 13 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (1.83%) GlassFish
16 11 (1.83%) CMS
17 10 (1.66%) Oracle Coherence
18 9 (1.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.83%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.50%) MS Project
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 8 (1.33%) RMDS
1 8 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.83%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.17%) Primavera
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.17%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Documaker
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 69 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.33%) PaaS
4 15 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.16%) Google App Engine
6 7 (1.16%) OpenShift
6 7 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.00%) Office 365
8 4 (0.67%) GitHub
8 4 (0.67%) SaaS
9 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.33%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.33%) Heroku
9 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 136 (22.63%) TCP/IP
2 114 (18.97%) SSL
3 87 (14.48%) DNS
4 75 (12.48%) Internet
5 64 (10.65%) Firewall
6 33 (5.49%) HTTPS
7 27 (4.49%) DHCP
8 24 (3.99%) IPsec
9 22 (3.66%) LAN
9 22 (3.66%) FTP
10 19 (3.16%) VPN
11 18 (3.00%) WAN
12 17 (2.83%) SMTP
13 14 (2.33%) LDAP
13 14 (2.33%) SAN
14 12 (2.00%) iSCSI
14 12 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 12 (2.00%) Multicast
15 11 (1.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.30%) MongoDB
2 88 (14.64%) Relational Database
3 67 (11.15%) MySQL
4 62 (10.32%) NoSQL
5 56 (9.32%) SQL Server
6 54 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (4.33%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.49%) Redis
10 18 (3.00%) DB2
11 17 (2.83%) Neo4j
11 17 (2.83%) CouchDB
12 12 (2.00%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.83%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.83%) Riak
14 8 (1.33%) HBase
15 7 (1.16%) Infinispan
15 7 (1.16%) InterSystems Cache
16 4 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 166 (27.62%) Git (software)
2 136 (22.63%) Subversion
3 104 (17.30%) Jenkins
4 81 (13.48%) Maven
5 44 (7.32%) JIRA
5 44 (7.32%) Cucumber
6 31 (5.16%) JUnit
7 30 (4.99%) Hudson
8 29 (4.83%) Selenium
9 24 (3.99%) Gradle
10 22 (3.66%) Jasmine
11 21 (3.49%) Artifactory
12 20 (3.33%) Mercurial
13 19 (3.16%) JMeter
14 17 (2.83%) Mockito
14 17 (2.83%) WebDriver
15 16 (2.66%) Karma Test Runner
16 14 (2.33%) Ant
17 11 (1.83%) SpecFlow
18 10 (1.66%) Capybara
General
1 76 (12.65%) Finance
2 35 (5.82%) Banking
3 18 (3.00%) Marketing
4 17 (2.83%) Retail
5 15 (2.50%) Games
6 12 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.50%) Advertising
7 9 (1.50%) Publishing
8 7 (1.16%) Legal
9 6 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.67%) Front Office
10 4 (0.67%) Back Office
10 4 (0.67%) Local Government
10 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.50%) French Language
11 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 272 (45.26%) Developer
2 64 (10.65%) Java Developer
3 37 (6.16%) Senior Developer
4 34 (5.66%) Analyst
5 30 (4.99%) Architect
5 30 (4.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 29 (4.83%) Scala Developer
7 28 (4.66%) Web Developer
8 26 (4.33%) Software Engineer
9 24 (3.99%) Web Engineer
10 23 (3.83%) Administrator
11 22 (3.66%) .NET Developer
12 21 (3.49%) Front-End Developer
13 19 (3.16%) Platform Engineer
14 17 (2.83%) Network Engineer
14 17 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
15 16 (2.66%) Consultant
16 15 (2.50%) Software Developer
17 14 (2.33%) Support Analyst
17 14 (2.33%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (37.94%) HTML
2 139 (23.13%) CSS
3 133 (22.13%) REST
4 131 (21.80%) Web Services
5 98 (16.31%) .NET
6 94 (15.64%) XML
7 92 (15.31%) AngularJS
8 90 (14.98%) jQuery
9 78 (12.98%) HTML5
10 67 (11.15%) JSON
11 61 (10.15%) Spring
12 47 (7.82%) ASP.NET
13 43 (7.15%) CSS3
14 41 (6.82%) RESTful
15 40 (6.66%) SOAP
16 39 (6.49%) J2EE
16 39 (6.49%) Ajax
16 39 (6.49%) Middleware
17 38 (6.32%) Hibernate
18 30 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.82%) User Experience
2 25 (4.16%) Visualisation
3 19 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.00%) W3C
4 18 (3.00%) Streaming Video
4 18 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.66%) iPad
6 15 (2.50%) iPhone
7 14 (2.33%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.00%) Digital Media
8 12 (2.00%) RIA
8 12 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.66%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.00%) Data Extraction
12 6 (1.00%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 201 (33.44%) Linux
2 127 (21.13%) UNIX
3 101 (16.81%) Windows
4 44 (7.32%) Mac OS X
5 23 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (3.66%) Solaris
7 16 (2.66%) Android
8 15 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.16%) AIX
10 8 (1.33%) Ubuntu
10 8 (1.33%) CentOS
11 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.00%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (26.79%) TDD
3 124 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
4 108 (17.97%) Configuration Management
5 97 (16.14%) Scrum
6 93 (15.47%) DevOps
7 87 (14.48%) Open Source
8 78 (12.98%) BDD
9 72 (11.98%) MVC
10 68 (11.31%) Responsive Web Design
11 67 (11.15%) Unit Testing
12 66 (10.98%) SOA
13 63 (10.48%) Web Design
13 63 (10.48%) Software Engineering
14 61 (10.15%) Web Development
15 51 (8.49%) OO
16 40 (6.66%) E-Commerce
17 32 (5.32%) ITIL
17 32 (5.32%) Pair Programming
17 32 (5.32%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 259 (43.09%) Java
2 214 (35.61%) JavaScript
3 130 (21.63%) SQL
4 113 (18.80%) Python
5 81 (13.48%) C#
6 73 (12.15%) Ruby
7 72 (11.98%) PHP
8 55 (9.15%) Scala
9 33 (5.49%) C
10 32 (5.32%) Perl
11 23 (3.83%) Shell Script
12 19 (3.16%) Go
12 19 (3.16%) PowerShell
13 16 (2.66%) C++
14 14 (2.33%) Groovy
15 13 (2.16%) Jython
15 13 (2.16%) Bash Shell
16 12 (2.00%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.50%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (7.82%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.32%) Degree
3 28 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.16%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.16%) CCNP
5 6 (1.00%) CCNA
6 4 (0.67%) CCDA
6 4 (0.67%) JNCIA
6 4 (0.67%) JNCIS
6 4 (0.67%) JNCIP
7 3 (0.50%) ISEB
7 3 (0.50%) CISSP
7 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.50%) MOS
8 2 (0.33%) MCSE
8 2 (0.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.16%) QA
2 14 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.33%) P3O
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) WCAG
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) COSO
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (4.83%) Varnish
3 21 (3.49%) Active Directory
4 16 (2.66%) Docker
5 14 (2.33%) NFS
6 12 (2.00%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.83%) Xen
8 10 (1.66%) Squid
9 9 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (1.33%) SRDF
10 8 (1.33%) KVM
11 7 (1.16%) vCloud
11 7 (1.16%) XenServer
12 5 (0.83%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.67%) vSphere
14 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.33%) Firmware
15 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 87 (14.48%) Puppet
2 64 (10.65%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (5.82%) Ansible
4 33 (5.49%) Salt
5 24 (3.99%) yum
6 9 (1.50%) Kibana
6 9 (1.50%) Graphite
6 9 (1.50%) HAProxy
6 9 (1.50%) Vagrant
7 8 (1.33%) logstash
7 8 (1.33%) WMI
8 7 (1.16%) ZABBIX
8 7 (1.16%) Rundeck
9 6 (1.00%) Nagios
10 5 (0.83%) Cacti
10 5 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
11 4 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 95 (15.81%) Oracle
2 53 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 52 (8.65%) IBM
4 47 (7.82%) VMware
5 36 (5.99%) Red Hat
6 31 (5.16%) Cisco
7 22 (3.66%) Citrix
8 21 (3.49%) Adobe
9 20 (3.33%) Google
9 20 (3.33%) F5
10 19 (3.16%) Sybase
11 17 (2.83%) TIBCO
12 16 (2.66%) NetApp
13 14 (2.33%) HP
14 12 (2.00%) EMC
14 12 (2.00%) Juniper
14 12 (2.00%) ATG
15 11 (1.83%) Splunk
15 11 (1.83%) Barracuda Networks
16 9 (1.50%) Pega
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