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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 135 159 186
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +27
Contract jobs citing HTTP 369 302 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.74% 1.45% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.69% 10.89% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 201 169
Average daily rate £475 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -12.22%
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
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 41 £450 +5.88% 82
Croydon -8 9 £375 -6.25% 1
New Malden - 5 - -
Ealing - 4 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £411 -
Docklands, London +7 1 £475 -
Osterley - 1 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Chiswick - 1 £450 -
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Hayes - 1 £600 -
Isleworth - 1 £450 -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 325 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (42.37%) Java
3 254 (37.63%) Linux
4 228 (33.78%) HTML
5 223 (33.04%) Git (software)
6 211 (31.26%) JavaScript
7 205 (30.37%) REST
8 202 (29.93%) Unix
9 195 (28.89%) Web Services
10 183 (27.11%) TCP/IP
11 180 (26.67%) TDD
12 170 (25.19%) Python
13 160 (23.70%) Subversion
14 152 (22.52%) CSS
15 151 (22.37%) Jenkins
16 146 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
17 132 (19.56%) BDD
18 125 (18.52%) Scrum
19 122 (18.07%) Ruby
19 122 (18.07%) Node.js
20 118 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
21 115 (17.04%) MongoDB
22 111 (16.44%) AngularJS
22 111 (16.44%) Relational Database
23 108 (16.00%) Apache
24 107 (15.85%) Configuration Management
25 105 (15.56%) XML
25 105 (15.56%) SSL
26 102 (15.11%) Spring
26 102 (15.11%) Maven

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 122 (18.07%) Node.js
2 108 (16.00%) Apache
3 81 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 58 (8.59%) Jetty
5 36 (5.33%) IIS
6 31 (4.59%) WebSphere
7 25 (3.70%) nginx
8 24 (3.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 21 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (2.96%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.63%) CMS
11 11 (1.63%) JBoss
12 10 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.33%) Confluence
14 8 (1.19%) LiveCycle
14 8 (1.19%) MQSeries
15 7 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
15 7 (1.04%) WordPress
16 6 (0.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.33%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) HipChat
4 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.15%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 118 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (6.07%) GitHub
3 20 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.37%) Heroku
5 14 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (1.63%) Google App Engine
9 10 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.74%) PaaS
12 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.30%) Office 365
14 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 183 (27.11%) TCP/IP
2 105 (15.56%) SSL
3 97 (14.37%) DNS
4 92 (13.63%) Internet
5 57 (8.44%) Firewall
6 39 (5.78%) SMTP
7 27 (4.00%) LDAP
8 26 (3.85%) DHCP
8 26 (3.85%) FTP
9 24 (3.56%) VPN
10 23 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (3.11%) HTTPS
13 19 (2.81%) LAN
14 18 (2.67%) Network Security
15 17 (2.52%) BGP
15 17 (2.52%) SSH
16 16 (2.37%) IPsec
16 16 (2.37%) SAN
17 15 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (17.04%) MongoDB
2 111 (16.44%) Relational Database
3 77 (11.41%) NoSQL
4 72 (10.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 53 (7.85%) MySQL
6 49 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (5.04%) SQL Server
8 32 (4.74%) Neo4j
9 23 (3.41%) Oracle Database
10 19 (2.81%) Redis
11 17 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (1.78%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.33%) DB2
14 7 (1.04%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.04%) SQLite
15 6 (0.89%) Big Data
15 6 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.74%) InfluxDB
17 4 (0.59%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 223 (33.04%) Git (software)
2 160 (23.70%) Subversion
3 151 (22.37%) Jenkins
4 102 (15.11%) Maven
5 92 (13.63%) Cucumber
6 63 (9.33%) Mockito
7 59 (8.74%) Gradle
8 48 (7.11%) JIRA
9 44 (6.52%) JUnit
10 33 (4.89%) JMeter
11 26 (3.85%) Hudson
12 24 (3.56%) Jasmine
12 24 (3.56%) Karma Test Runner
13 21 (3.11%) Selenium
14 20 (2.96%) git-flow
15 19 (2.81%) Capybara
16 18 (2.67%) QUnit
16 18 (2.67%) Sinon.JS
17 17 (2.52%) RSpec
18 16 (2.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 91 (13.48%) Finance
2 34 (5.04%) Banking
3 24 (3.56%) Financial Institution
4 15 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.07%) Publishing
6 10 (1.48%) Front Office
7 7 (1.04%) Games
7 7 (1.04%) Marketing
8 6 (0.89%) Advertising
8 6 (0.89%) Legal
8 6 (0.89%) Retail
9 5 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.59%) International Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Local Government
11 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Military
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 382 (56.59%) Developer
2 144 (21.33%) Java Developer
3 71 (10.52%) Senior Developer
4 51 (7.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 49 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 43 (6.37%) Agile Developer
6 43 (6.37%) JavaScript Developer
7 42 (6.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 36 (5.33%) Python Developer
9 33 (4.89%) Scala Developer
10 30 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
11 29 (4.30%) Administrator
12 27 (4.00%) Analyst
13 25 (3.70%) Digital Developer
14 23 (3.41%) HTML Developer
15 21 (3.11%) Architect
15 21 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
16 20 (2.96%) .NET Developer
17 19 (2.81%) Consultant
18 17 (2.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (33.78%) HTML
2 205 (30.37%) REST
3 195 (28.89%) Web Services
4 152 (22.52%) CSS
5 111 (16.44%) AngularJS
6 105 (15.56%) XML
7 102 (15.11%) Spring
8 98 (14.52%) JSON
9 83 (12.30%) RESTful
10 64 (9.48%) SOAP
11 53 (7.85%) HTML5
12 51 (7.56%) .NET
13 50 (7.41%) jQuery
14 47 (6.96%) Ajax
15 41 (6.07%) JAX-RS
16 40 (5.93%) Guice
17 36 (5.33%) Middleware
18 33 (4.89%) CSS3
18 33 (4.89%) Hibernate
19 32 (4.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.93%) Computer Science
2 36 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.89%) Algorithms
4 29 (4.30%) Clustering
4 29 (4.30%) Data Structures
5 28 (4.15%) User Experience
6 27 (4.00%) Visualisation
7 20 (2.96%) MPEG
8 19 (2.81%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.93%) iPad
9 13 (1.93%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.78%) DTV
10 12 (1.78%) Interactive TV
10 12 (1.78%) STB
11 11 (1.63%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.63%) Thin Client
11 11 (1.63%) Video on Demand
11 11 (1.63%) W3C
12 10 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.48%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 254 (37.63%) Linux
2 202 (29.93%) Unix
3 79 (11.70%) Windows
4 57 (8.44%) Mac OS X
5 30 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (4.30%) Apple iOS
7 27 (4.00%) Windows Server
8 21 (3.11%) Android
8 21 (3.11%) CentOS
9 12 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.63%) Solaris
10 11 (1.63%) SUSE
11 7 (1.04%) AIX
11 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.89%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.44%) Debian
13 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (26.67%) TDD
3 146 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
4 132 (19.56%) BDD
5 125 (18.52%) Scrum
6 107 (15.85%) Configuration Management
7 98 (14.52%) OO
8 96 (14.22%) Software Engineering
9 84 (12.44%) Multithreading
9 84 (12.44%) Open Source
10 81 (12.00%) DevOps
11 71 (10.52%) Unit Testing
12 64 (9.48%) Pair Programming
12 64 (9.48%) Responsive Web Design
12 64 (9.48%) Web Design
12 64 (9.48%) Web Development
13 45 (6.67%) Front End Development
13 45 (6.67%) High Availability
14 44 (6.52%) MVC
15 42 (6.22%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 286 (42.37%) Java
2 211 (31.26%) JavaScript
3 170 (25.19%) Python
4 122 (18.07%) Ruby
5 91 (13.48%) SQL
6 81 (12.00%) Perl
7 71 (10.52%) Scala
8 59 (8.74%) C++
9 57 (8.44%) PHP
10 52 (7.70%) Bash Shell
11 48 (7.11%) C
12 39 (5.78%) C#
13 35 (5.19%) Groovy
14 32 (4.74%) Shell Script
15 20 (2.96%) Go
16 19 (2.81%) PowerShell
17 16 (2.37%) Objective-C
18 13 (1.93%) XPath
19 11 (1.63%) ANSI C
20 9 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (7.70%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.26%) Degree
3 40 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.19%) CCNP
5 8 (1.19%) GCIA
5 8 (1.19%) GSEC
6 7 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.04%) CCNA
7 6 (0.89%) CCDA
7 6 (0.89%) JNCIA
7 6 (0.89%) JNCIP
7 6 (0.89%) JNCIS
8 4 (0.59%) GCIH
9 3 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.44%) GCED
9 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.30%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.07%) QA
2 8 (1.19%) HL7
3 7 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.74%) SLA
5 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.30%) SEPA
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (8.74%) Docker
2 30 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (1.63%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.04%) Firmware
6 6 (0.89%) NFS
7 5 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.74%) LXC
7 5 (0.74%) oVirt
7 5 (0.74%) Varnish
8 4 (0.59%) iptables
8 4 (0.59%) KVM
8 4 (0.59%) vSphere
9 3 (0.44%) Ceph
9 3 (0.44%) Dovecot
9 3 (0.44%) Samba
9 3 (0.44%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.44%) Squid
9 3 (0.44%) Xen
10 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 81 (12.00%) Puppet
2 51 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (6.07%) Ansible
4 28 (4.15%) Graphite
5 19 (2.81%) Salt
6 17 (2.52%) logstash
7 16 (2.37%) Kibana
8 15 (2.22%) Capistrano
8 15 (2.22%) Grafana
8 15 (2.22%) Uchiwa
9 12 (1.78%) Nagios
10 11 (1.63%) Nessus
10 11 (1.63%) Nmap
10 11 (1.63%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.74%) QRadar
12 4 (0.59%) Cacti
12 4 (0.59%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.44%) yum
13 3 (0.44%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 78 (11.56%) Oracle
2 55 (8.15%) VMware
3 44 (6.52%) Cisco
4 34 (5.04%) Microsoft
5 25 (3.70%) Google
5 25 (3.70%) SOASTA, Inc
6 24 (3.56%) Red Hat
7 20 (2.96%) IBM
8 19 (2.81%) Siebel
9 17 (2.52%) Adobe
9 17 (2.52%) F5
9 17 (2.52%) HP
10 12 (1.78%) Dell
10 12 (1.78%) Splunk
10 12 (1.78%) Twitter
11 11 (1.63%) OpenTV
12 10 (1.48%) Juniper
13 9 (1.33%) Citrix
13 9 (1.33%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.19%) Facebook
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