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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 141 152 175
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Contract jobs citing HTTP 363 360 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.50% 1.45% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.86% 12.06% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 258 198
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Average hourly rate £31.99 £32.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +45.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+116.81% -33.52%
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
3060 2985 3611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.63% 12.05% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1935 2136
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 93 170
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +10 80 £413 -13.61% 92
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +10 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 278 (41.31%) Linux
2 265 (39.38%) Java
3 215 (31.95%) HTML
4 206 (30.61%) XML
5 183 (27.19%) JavaScript
6 180 (26.75%) UNIX
7 163 (24.22%) SQL
8 162 (24.07%) TCP/IP
9 159 (23.63%) SSL
10 154 (22.88%) REST
11 153 (22.73%) Web Services
12 148 (21.99%) JSON
13 140 (20.80%) Oracle
14 133 (19.76%) Configuration Management
15 130 (19.32%) Git (software)
16 125 (18.57%) CSS
17 119 (17.68%) Relational Database
18 117 (17.38%) Subversion
19 110 (16.34%) Python
19 110 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
20 106 (15.75%) Scrum
20 106 (15.75%) Ruby
21 102 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
22 101 (15.01%) TDD
23 96 (14.26%) Web Development
24 95 (14.12%) Web Design
25 94 (13.97%) Finance
26 93 (13.82%) Responsive Web Design
27 90 (13.37%) Open Source
28 88 (13.08%) RESTful

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 86 (12.78%) Apache
2 56 (8.32%) Tomcat
3 53 (7.88%) WebSphere
4 51 (7.58%) IIS
5 42 (6.24%) Node.js
6 39 (5.79%) WebLogic
7 33 (4.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 24 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 23 (3.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 21 (3.12%) Jetty
11 20 (2.97%) Oracle Service Bus
11 20 (2.97%) SharePoint
11 20 (2.97%) WebLogic Portal
12 18 (2.67%) IBM HTTP Server
13 14 (2.08%) nginx
14 13 (1.93%) WordPress
15 11 (1.63%) Adobe CQ
16 9 (1.34%) Confluence
17 6 (0.89%) WebSphere Process Server
17 6 (0.89%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 26 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.93%) MS Office
3 7 (1.04%) Doxygen
4 5 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.59%) MS Project
5 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.59%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.30%) GIMP
6 2 (0.30%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.15%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 19 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
1 19 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (2.23%) Documaker
3 11 (1.63%) Oracle FAH
4 10 (1.49%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.45%) RMDS
7 2 (0.30%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.30%) Magento
7 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.15%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.15%) Agresso
8 1 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.75%) PaaS
2 30 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.82%) SaaS
5 12 (1.78%) Google App Engine
6 11 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.89%) GitHub
7 6 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.15%) Force.com
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (24.07%) TCP/IP
2 159 (23.63%) SSL
3 86 (12.78%) DNS
4 60 (8.92%) FTP
5 58 (8.62%) Internet
6 50 (7.43%) HTTPS
7 43 (6.39%) Firewall
8 31 (4.61%) SMTP
9 26 (3.86%) VPN
10 23 (3.42%) WAN
10 23 (3.42%) DHCP
10 23 (3.42%) IPsec
11 21 (3.12%) SSH
11 21 (3.12%) LDAP
12 16 (2.38%) BGP
13 14 (2.08%) LAN
14 12 (1.78%) BIG-IP
15 11 (1.63%) NAS
15 11 (1.63%) NetScaler
15 11 (1.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (17.68%) Relational Database
2 65 (9.66%) SQL Server
3 63 (9.36%) MySQL
4 60 (8.92%) MongoDB
5 52 (7.73%) Oracle Database
6 42 (6.24%) NoSQL
7 35 (5.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 28 (4.16%) Oracle ODI
9 24 (3.57%) Neo4j
10 21 (3.12%) Redis
11 19 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
12 17 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (2.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 13 (1.93%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (1.34%) Big Data
18 7 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
19 6 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 130 (19.32%) Git (software)
2 117 (17.38%) Subversion
3 49 (7.28%) Jenkins
4 45 (6.69%) Selenium
5 41 (6.09%) JIRA
6 38 (5.65%) Cucumber
7 33 (4.90%) WebDriver
8 31 (4.61%) Maven
9 23 (3.42%) JUnit
10 20 (2.97%) Hudson
11 19 (2.82%) TeamCity
12 18 (2.67%) WATIR
13 15 (2.23%) CruiseControl
14 13 (1.93%) Xcode
15 11 (1.63%) Visual Studio
16 10 (1.49%) SpecFlow
16 10 (1.49%) Capybara
17 9 (1.34%) Jasmine
18 8 (1.19%) LoadRunner
18 8 (1.19%) Introscope
General
1 94 (13.97%) Finance
2 31 (4.61%) Banking
3 27 (4.01%) Financial Institution
4 25 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.42%) Retail
6 21 (3.12%) Billing
7 13 (1.93%) Games
8 11 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.49%) Front Office
10 8 (1.19%) Publishing
11 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.59%) Back Office
12 4 (0.59%) Marketing
13 3 (0.45%) Advertising
14 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.15%) International Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Local Government
15 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 333 (49.48%) Developer
2 61 (9.06%) Java Developer
3 44 (6.54%) Analyst
4 38 (5.65%) Front-End Developer
5 35 (5.20%) Web Developer
6 34 (5.05%) Consultant
7 31 (4.61%) Senior Developer
8 28 (4.16%) Architect
9 25 (3.71%) Software Engineer
9 25 (3.71%) iOS Developer
10 22 (3.27%) Administrator
11 20 (2.97%) C# Developer
11 20 (2.97%) Tester
12 19 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (2.67%) Support Engineer
14 14 (2.08%) PHP Developer
14 14 (2.08%) Ruby Developer
15 13 (1.93%) ETL Developer
15 13 (1.93%) Test Engineer
15 13 (1.93%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (31.95%) HTML
2 206 (30.61%) XML
3 154 (22.88%) REST
4 153 (22.73%) Web Services
5 148 (21.99%) JSON
6 125 (18.57%) CSS
7 88 (13.08%) RESTful
8 87 (12.93%) .NET
9 82 (12.18%) SOAP
10 68 (10.10%) Middleware
11 61 (9.06%) HTML5
12 52 (7.73%) JMS
13 46 (6.84%) jQuery
14 42 (6.24%) ASP.NET
15 39 (5.79%) XSLT
16 35 (5.20%) Hibernate
16 35 (5.20%) Spring
17 34 (5.05%) Servlets
17 34 (5.05%) WSDL
18 33 (4.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 90 (13.37%) Open Source
2 41 (6.09%) Visualisation
3 36 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.27%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.97%) Data Integration
6 16 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.08%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.78%) Clustering
8 12 (1.78%) Animation
9 11 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.34%) Streaming Media
10 9 (1.34%) Social Gaming
11 8 (1.19%) iPhone
11 8 (1.19%) Streaming Video
11 8 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.04%) Video on Demand
13 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.89%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.89%) PKI
14 5 (0.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 278 (41.31%) Linux
2 180 (26.75%) UNIX
3 87 (12.93%) Windows
3 87 (12.93%) Mac OS X
4 39 (5.79%) Android
5 36 (5.35%) Apple iOS
6 21 (3.12%) Solaris
7 16 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.49%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.89%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.74%) Debian
13 4 (0.59%) AIX
14 2 (0.30%) HPUX
14 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.15%) SUSE
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (19.76%) Configuration Management
2 110 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (15.75%) Scrum
4 102 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
5 101 (15.01%) TDD
6 96 (14.26%) Web Development
7 95 (14.12%) Web Design
8 93 (13.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 78 (11.59%) OO
10 64 (9.51%) BDD
11 62 (9.21%) SOA
12 56 (8.32%) Software Engineering
13 53 (7.88%) MVC
14 46 (6.84%) Test Automation
14 46 (6.84%) DevOps
15 41 (6.09%) Unit Testing
15 41 (6.09%) ITIL
16 38 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
17 37 (5.50%) Migration
18 34 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 265 (39.38%) Java
2 183 (27.19%) JavaScript
3 163 (24.22%) SQL
4 110 (16.34%) Python
5 106 (15.75%) Ruby
6 87 (12.93%) PHP
7 74 (11.00%) Perl
8 67 (9.96%) C#
9 65 (9.66%) C
10 53 (7.88%) Shell Script
11 44 (6.54%) Bash Shell
12 36 (5.35%) C++
13 30 (4.46%) Scala
14 28 (4.16%) Jython
15 27 (4.01%) Objective-C
16 23 (3.42%) Groovy
17 18 (2.67%) XPath
18 17 (2.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 11 (1.63%) XQuery
20 10 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (8.47%) Degree
2 42 (6.24%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.89%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.45%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.30%) CCSP
9 2 (0.30%) CCNP
9 2 (0.30%) CCIP
9 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CCNA
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB
10 1 (0.15%) MCP
10 1 (0.15%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) MCSA
10 1 (0.15%) PMP
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.20%) QA
2 18 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.30%) WCAG
4 1 (0.15%) EMIR
4 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
3 23 (3.42%) Varnish
4 11 (1.63%) NFS
5 10 (1.49%) Xen
6 6 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (0.74%) Squid
7 5 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.74%) KVM
8 3 (0.45%) SRDF
8 3 (0.45%) Dovecot
8 3 (0.45%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.30%) vCloud
10 1 (0.15%) XenApp
10 1 (0.15%) XenServer
10 1 (0.15%) qmail
10 1 (0.15%) Postfix
10 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 70 (10.40%) Puppet
2 25 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.53%) Oracle Identity Management
4 14 (2.08%) Tivoli
5 13 (1.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (1.93%) Nagios
6 9 (1.34%) SCOM
7 8 (1.19%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.89%) OpenView
9 5 (0.74%) DameWare
9 5 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.59%) Netcool
11 3 (0.45%) SCCM
11 3 (0.45%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.45%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.45%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.30%) Salt
12 2 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
12 2 (0.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 140 (20.80%) Oracle
2 60 (8.92%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.13%) VMware
4 35 (5.20%) IBM
5 22 (3.27%) Cisco
5 22 (3.27%) HP
5 22 (3.27%) Red Hat
5 22 (3.27%) Google
6 18 (2.67%) Remedy
7 17 (2.53%) Siebel
8 13 (1.93%) JBoss
8 13 (1.93%) F5
9 12 (1.78%) SaltStack
10 11 (1.63%) Akamai
10 11 (1.63%) Cognos
11 8 (1.19%) EMC
11 8 (1.19%) TIBCO
11 8 (1.19%) Software AG
12 7 (1.04%) NetApp
12 7 (1.04%) Reuters
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