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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 159 156 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -55
Contract jobs citing HTTP 302 310 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.37% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.30% 11.61% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 225 303
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £160.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +1233.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.57 £160.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £160.00 £13.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -44.05%
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
2931 2671 2899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.22% 11.80% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1912 1798 1777
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 136
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

HTTP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 -14 59 £463 +8.82% 99
New Malden - 8 £275 - 1
Greenford - 7 - -
Croydon - 5 £388 - 1
Feltham - 3 £360 -
Wimbledon - 2 £306 -
Docklands, London -2 1 £650 -7.14%
Hackney - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £350 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 279 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (41.71%) Java
2 264 (41.71%) Linux
3 199 (31.44%) HTML
4 181 (28.59%) JavaScript
5 158 (24.96%) TCP/IP
6 156 (24.64%) Web Services
7 147 (23.22%) Git (software)
8 145 (22.91%) Configuration Management
9 144 (22.75%) SSL
9 144 (22.75%) TDD
10 137 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
11 130 (20.54%) REST
12 129 (20.38%) Subversion
13 123 (19.43%) .NET
13 123 (19.43%) Puppet
13 123 (19.43%) MongoDB
14 122 (19.27%) Python
15 121 (19.12%) SQL
16 119 (18.80%) CSS
17 117 (18.48%) UNIX
18 114 (18.01%) Windows
19 113 (17.85%) Open Source
20 106 (16.75%) Relational Database
21 105 (16.59%) DevOps
22 103 (16.27%) Oracle
23 102 (16.11%) Jenkins
24 94 (14.85%) MySQL
25 92 (14.53%) C#
25 92 (14.53%) XML

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 91 (14.38%) Apache
2 86 (13.59%) Tomcat
3 75 (11.85%) IIS
4 48 (7.58%) WebSphere
5 33 (5.21%) IBM HTTP Server
6 29 (4.58%) Node.js
7 27 (4.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 22 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 21 (3.32%) Jetty
10 19 (3.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 18 (2.84%) Confluence
11 18 (2.84%) WebLogic
12 16 (2.53%) nginx
13 14 (2.21%) JBoss
14 12 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (1.74%) SharePoint
16 10 (1.58%) Apache Solr
17 9 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (1.42%) CMS
18 8 (1.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 27 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.79%) MS Office
3 16 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 15 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.95%) RMDS
3 4 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.63%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.32%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.32%) Magento
4 2 (0.32%) Documaker
4 2 (0.32%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.32%) Agresso
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 65 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.32%) PaaS
4 12 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.26%) GitHub
6 8 (1.26%) Google App Engine
7 6 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.63%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.63%) SaaS
9 3 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.47%) Office 365
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.32%) Heroku
11 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 158 (24.96%) TCP/IP
2 144 (22.75%) SSL
3 91 (14.38%) DNS
4 57 (9.00%) Internet
5 49 (7.74%) Firewall
5 49 (7.74%) FTP
6 40 (6.32%) DHCP
7 34 (5.37%) IPsec
8 31 (4.90%) HTTPS
9 22 (3.48%) VPN
10 18 (2.84%) LAN
11 14 (2.21%) SMTP
11 14 (2.21%) WAN
11 14 (2.21%) VLAN
12 13 (2.05%) LDAP
13 11 (1.74%) Kerberos
14 10 (1.58%) iSCSI
14 10 (1.58%) BGP
14 10 (1.58%) SAN
15 9 (1.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (19.43%) MongoDB
2 106 (16.75%) Relational Database
3 94 (14.85%) MySQL
4 65 (10.27%) SQL Server
5 56 (8.85%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (8.37%) NoSQL
7 45 (7.11%) RDBMS
8 22 (3.48%) DB2
9 21 (3.32%) Neo4j
10 19 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (2.21%) CouchDB
12 13 (2.05%) Redis
13 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.42%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (0.95%) HBase
17 6 (0.95%) MS Access
17 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 147 (23.22%) Git (software)
2 129 (20.38%) Subversion
3 102 (16.11%) Jenkins
4 73 (11.53%) Maven
5 42 (6.64%) Cucumber
6 36 (5.69%) JIRA
7 28 (4.42%) Hudson
7 28 (4.42%) Selenium
8 27 (4.27%) Visual Studio
9 26 (4.11%) JUnit
10 23 (3.63%) Mockito
11 20 (3.16%) Mercurial
12 18 (2.84%) Ant
13 17 (2.69%) WebDriver
14 16 (2.53%) Artifactory
14 16 (2.53%) SpecFlow
15 15 (2.37%) Jasmine
15 15 (2.37%) Grunt
16 11 (1.74%) Xcode
16 11 (1.74%) Fiddler
General
1 81 (12.80%) Finance
2 28 (4.42%) Banking
3 16 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.37%) Marketing
4 15 (2.37%) Retail
5 14 (2.21%) Games
6 10 (1.58%) Advertising
7 8 (1.26%) Billing
8 7 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.95%) Local Government
9 6 (0.95%) Publishing
10 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.63%) Legal
12 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.32%) German Language
12 2 (0.32%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.32%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 250 (39.49%) Developer
2 66 (10.43%) Java Developer
3 39 (6.16%) Senior Developer
4 36 (5.69%) Analyst
5 31 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (4.74%) Web Developer
7 25 (3.95%) Architect
7 25 (3.95%) Web Engineer
8 24 (3.79%) Consultant
9 22 (3.48%) Administrator
10 20 (3.16%) .NET Developer
10 20 (3.16%) Software Engineer
11 17 (2.69%) Network Engineer
11 17 (2.69%) Technical Support
12 16 (2.53%) Platform Engineer
12 16 (2.53%) Operations Engineer
12 16 (2.53%) Support Analyst
13 15 (2.37%) Applications Support
13 15 (2.37%) Author
13 15 (2.37%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (31.44%) HTML
2 156 (24.64%) Web Services
3 130 (20.54%) REST
4 123 (19.43%) .NET
5 119 (18.80%) CSS
6 92 (14.53%) XML
7 86 (13.59%) JSON
8 71 (11.22%) HTML5
9 68 (10.74%) jQuery
10 63 (9.95%) AngularJS
11 54 (8.53%) SOAP
12 51 (8.06%) .NET Framework
13 50 (7.90%) RESTful
14 48 (7.58%) Spring
15 47 (7.42%) ASP.NET
15 47 (7.42%) Middleware
16 43 (6.79%) J2EE
17 41 (6.48%) CSS3
18 35 (5.53%) Ajax
18 35 (5.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 113 (17.85%) Open Source
2 45 (7.11%) User Experience
3 44 (6.95%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.63%) Visualisation
5 17 (2.69%) Streaming Video
5 17 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.53%) iPad
6 16 (2.53%) iPhone
7 14 (2.21%) W3C
8 13 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.58%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.58%) Clustering
10 9 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.42%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.42%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.42%) RIA
11 8 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 264 (41.71%) Linux
2 117 (18.48%) UNIX
3 114 (18.01%) Windows
4 51 (8.06%) Mac OS X
5 29 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (3.48%) Android
9 20 (3.16%) Apple iOS
10 17 (2.69%) Solaris
11 16 (2.53%) AIX
12 14 (2.21%) Ubuntu
13 13 (2.05%) CentOS
14 9 (1.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.95%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.95%) SUSE
15 6 (0.95%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.95%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (22.91%) Configuration Management
3 144 (22.75%) TDD
4 137 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
5 105 (16.59%) DevOps
6 85 (13.43%) OO
7 81 (12.80%) Scrum
8 76 (12.01%) Responsive Web Design
9 74 (11.69%) SOA
9 74 (11.69%) BDD
10 70 (11.06%) Web Design
11 68 (10.74%) Web Development
12 67 (10.58%) Software Engineering
13 66 (10.43%) MVC
14 53 (8.37%) Unit Testing
15 49 (7.74%) ITIL
16 44 (6.95%) Microservices
17 32 (5.06%) E-Commerce
18 31 (4.90%) Automated Testing
19 26 (4.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 264 (41.71%) Java
2 181 (28.59%) JavaScript
3 122 (19.27%) Python
4 121 (19.12%) SQL
5 92 (14.53%) C#
6 80 (12.64%) Ruby
7 74 (11.69%) PHP
8 44 (6.95%) Scala
9 31 (4.90%) Perl
10 30 (4.74%) C
11 29 (4.58%) Shell Script
12 22 (3.48%) Bash Shell
13 18 (2.84%) Jython
14 17 (2.69%) Go
15 14 (2.21%) Objective-C
16 13 (2.05%) C++
17 12 (1.90%) PL/SQL
18 11 (1.74%) PowerShell
19 8 (1.26%) T-SQL
20 6 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (9.64%) Degree
2 40 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.74%) CCNP
4 11 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.26%) ISEB
6 6 (0.95%) CCNA
6 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.63%) JNCIA
8 4 (0.63%) JNCIS
8 4 (0.63%) JNCIP
8 4 (0.63%) CCDA
9 2 (0.32%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.32%) CCIE
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.79%) QA
2 11 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.32%) Varnish
3 18 (2.84%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.74%) Xen
5 9 (1.42%) NFS
5 9 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.11%) Squid
7 6 (0.95%) KVM
7 6 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.95%) SRDF
8 5 (0.79%) Firmware
8 5 (0.79%) Docker
9 4 (0.63%) vCloud
9 4 (0.63%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.47%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.47%) XenServer
11 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 123 (19.43%) Puppet
2 87 (13.74%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (5.53%) Salt
4 32 (5.06%) Ansible
5 20 (3.16%) yum
6 14 (2.21%) HP SiteScope
7 11 (1.74%) Nagios
8 10 (1.58%) Vagrant
9 9 (1.42%) Kibana
10 6 (0.95%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.79%) WMI
11 5 (0.79%) BladeLogic
11 5 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.79%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.79%) StatsD
12 4 (0.63%) Rundeck
12 4 (0.63%) logstash
12 4 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.47%) Control-M
13 3 (0.47%) Cacti
Vendors
1 103 (16.27%) Oracle
2 75 (11.85%) Microsoft
3 53 (8.37%) IBM
4 47 (7.42%) Red Hat
5 43 (6.79%) VMware
6 30 (4.74%) Citrix
7 27 (4.27%) HP
8 26 (4.11%) Cisco
9 21 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (3.16%) Google
11 19 (3.00%) Adobe
12 15 (2.37%) ATG
13 11 (1.74%) Juniper
13 11 (1.74%) TIBCO
13 11 (1.74%) Barracuda Networks
14 10 (1.58%) Sybase
14 10 (1.58%) webMethods
14 10 (1.58%) NetApp
15 9 (1.42%) Remedy
15 9 (1.42%) Sun
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