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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 180 146 158
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Contract jobs citing HTTP 292 373 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.56% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.72% 11.97% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 235 254
Average daily rate
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£450 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £504 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.66 £40.99 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.52% +26.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +122.22%
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
3003 3115 3049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.01% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1928 1970
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 87 £450 +9.09% 96
Croydon - 6 £413 -
Paddington - 3 £558 -
Greenford +8 2 £355 -
New Malden -5 1 £300 -
Docklands, London -7 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
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HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 270 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (41.09%) Java
3 233 (39.56%) JavaScript
4 229 (38.88%) HTML
5 179 (30.39%) Linux
6 157 (26.66%) Git (software)
7 151 (25.64%) TDD
8 140 (23.77%) CSS
9 133 (22.58%) TCP/IP
10 132 (22.41%) REST
11 130 (22.07%) UNIX
12 123 (20.88%) SQL
13 121 (20.54%) Subversion
14 120 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
15 117 (19.86%) Web Services
16 110 (18.68%) SSL
16 110 (18.68%) MongoDB
17 108 (18.34%) Python
18 106 (18.00%) Scrum
19 102 (17.32%) Configuration Management
20 100 (16.98%) Windows
20 100 (16.98%) XML
20 100 (16.98%) Apache
21 99 (16.81%) Jenkins
22 95 (16.13%) .NET
23 94 (15.96%) Open Source
24 93 (15.79%) jQuery
24 93 (15.79%) AngularJS
25 91 (15.45%) C#
26 89 (15.11%) Internet

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 100 (16.98%) Apache
2 80 (13.58%) Tomcat
3 56 (9.51%) IIS
4 51 (8.66%) Node.js
5 40 (6.79%) Jetty
6 36 (6.11%) WebSphere
7 28 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (4.07%) nginx
8 24 (4.07%) Confluence
9 22 (3.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 17 (2.89%) JBoss
11 15 (2.55%) WebLogic
11 15 (2.55%) Mule
12 14 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 12 (2.04%) CMS
13 12 (2.04%) GlassFish
14 11 (1.87%) Tornado
15 10 (1.70%) WildFly
15 10 (1.70%) Mule ESB
15 10 (1.70%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 21 (3.57%) MS Office
2 20 (3.40%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.51%) MS Project
3 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.17%) GIMP
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.02%) RMDS
3 2 (0.34%) Magento
3 2 (0.34%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.17%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.17%) Primavera
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Documaker
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 76 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.06%) PaaS
4 16 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.53%) OpenShift
5 9 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.36%) Google App Engine
6 8 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.19%) GitHub
8 6 (1.02%) Office 365
9 5 (0.85%) Heroku
10 4 (0.68%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.34%) SaaS
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.34%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 133 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 110 (18.68%) SSL
3 89 (15.11%) Internet
4 87 (14.77%) DNS
5 73 (12.39%) Firewall
6 28 (4.75%) HTTPS
7 26 (4.41%) DHCP
8 25 (4.24%) SMTP
9 23 (3.90%) FTP
9 23 (3.90%) VPN
9 23 (3.90%) IPsec
10 22 (3.74%) LAN
11 19 (3.23%) Intranet
12 18 (3.06%) WAN
13 17 (2.89%) LDAP
14 14 (2.38%) SAN
14 14 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 14 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 13 (2.21%) BGP
16 12 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.68%) MongoDB
2 83 (14.09%) Relational Database
3 65 (11.04%) NoSQL
4 62 (10.53%) MySQL
5 52 (8.83%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (7.81%) SQL Server
7 35 (5.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (4.07%) Redis
8 24 (4.07%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.57%) DB2
10 17 (2.89%) CouchDB
11 15 (2.55%) Neo4j
12 13 (2.21%) Riak
13 12 (2.04%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.53%) HBase
14 9 (1.53%) Infinispan
14 9 (1.53%) InterSystems Cache
14 9 (1.53%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.85%) SQLite
15 5 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 157 (26.66%) Git (software)
2 121 (20.54%) Subversion
3 99 (16.81%) Jenkins
4 55 (9.34%) Maven
5 47 (7.98%) JIRA
6 40 (6.79%) Cucumber
7 31 (5.26%) JUnit
8 29 (4.92%) Selenium
9 26 (4.41%) Gradle
10 23 (3.90%) Jasmine
11 22 (3.74%) Hudson
11 22 (3.74%) JMeter
12 18 (3.06%) Mercurial
12 18 (3.06%) Artifactory
12 18 (3.06%) Karma Test Runner
13 17 (2.89%) WebDriver
14 13 (2.21%) Capybara
15 11 (1.87%) Mocha
15 11 (1.87%) Ant
16 10 (1.70%) WATIR
General
1 87 (14.77%) Finance
2 35 (5.94%) Banking
3 16 (2.72%) Retail
4 15 (2.55%) Marketing
5 14 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.38%) Publishing
6 12 (2.04%) Games
7 8 (1.36%) Advertising
8 6 (1.02%) Legal
8 6 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.02%) Front Office
9 5 (0.85%) Back Office
10 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.68%) Local Government
11 3 (0.51%) French Language
11 3 (0.51%) Military
11 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Law
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 283 (48.05%) Developer
2 52 (8.83%) Java Developer
3 43 (7.30%) Scala Developer
4 33 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (5.60%) Senior Developer
5 31 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 30 (5.09%) Analyst
7 29 (4.92%) Architect
8 27 (4.58%) Web Developer
9 25 (4.24%) Administrator
10 24 (4.07%) Front-End Developer
11 22 (3.74%) Web Engineer
12 21 (3.57%) .NET Developer
12 21 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
13 17 (2.89%) Network Engineer
14 15 (2.55%) Software Developer
15 13 (2.21%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (2.21%) C# Developer
16 12 (2.04%) Lead Developer
16 12 (2.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (38.88%) HTML
2 140 (23.77%) CSS
3 132 (22.41%) REST
4 117 (19.86%) Web Services
5 100 (16.98%) XML
6 95 (16.13%) .NET
7 93 (15.79%) jQuery
7 93 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 79 (13.41%) JSON
9 74 (12.56%) HTML5
10 61 (10.36%) Spring
11 45 (7.64%) ASP.NET
12 43 (7.30%) Ajax
13 39 (6.62%) RESTful
14 38 (6.45%) CSS3
15 35 (5.94%) J2EE
16 34 (5.77%) Hibernate
17 32 (5.43%) React
18 30 (5.09%) SOAP
19 29 (4.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.49%) User Experience
2 30 (5.09%) Visualisation
3 22 (3.74%) W3C
4 21 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.89%) Client/Server
7 15 (2.55%) Streaming Video
7 15 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.38%) RIA
9 13 (2.21%) Data Integration
10 11 (1.87%) iPhone
11 10 (1.70%) Clustering
11 10 (1.70%) iPad
11 10 (1.70%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.36%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.36%) PKI
13 7 (1.19%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.19%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (1.02%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 179 (30.39%) Linux
2 130 (22.07%) UNIX
3 100 (16.98%) Windows
4 33 (5.60%) Mac OS X
5 23 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.06%) Android
6 18 (3.06%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.89%) Solaris
8 13 (2.21%) CentOS
9 12 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 11 (1.87%) AIX
11 6 (1.02%) FreeBSD
12 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.51%) SUSE
14 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (25.64%) TDD
3 120 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 106 (18.00%) Scrum
5 102 (17.32%) Configuration Management
6 94 (15.96%) Open Source
7 89 (15.11%) DevOps
8 78 (13.24%) BDD
9 73 (12.39%) MVC
10 72 (12.22%) Software Engineering
11 65 (11.04%) Unit Testing
12 61 (10.36%) SOA
13 59 (10.02%) OO
14 56 (9.51%) Web Development
14 56 (9.51%) Responsive Web Design
15 52 (8.83%) Web Design
16 40 (6.79%) E-Commerce
17 37 (6.28%) Pair Programming
18 32 (5.43%) Multithreading
18 32 (5.43%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 242 (41.09%) Java
2 233 (39.56%) JavaScript
3 123 (20.88%) SQL
4 108 (18.34%) Python
5 91 (15.45%) C#
6 78 (13.24%) Ruby
7 72 (12.22%) Scala
8 61 (10.36%) PHP
9 40 (6.79%) Perl
10 30 (5.09%) C
11 27 (4.58%) C++
12 22 (3.74%) PowerShell
13 20 (3.40%) Bash Shell
13 20 (3.40%) Shell Script
14 18 (3.06%) Go
15 17 (2.89%) Groovy
16 14 (2.38%) VB
17 11 (1.87%) Objective-C
18 8 (1.36%) VBA
19 6 (1.02%) Jython
Qualifications
1 55 (9.34%) Security Cleared
2 37 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.94%) Degree
4 7 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.02%) CCNP
5 6 (1.02%) CCNA
5 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.68%) CCDA
6 4 (0.68%) JNCIA
6 4 (0.68%) JNCIS
6 4 (0.68%) JNCIP
7 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.51%) CISSP
7 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.51%) MOS
7 3 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) APMP
8 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.34%) MCSE
9 1 (0.17%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.57%) QA
2 15 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) P3O
4 1 (0.17%) WCAG
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) COSO
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (4.24%) Varnish
3 22 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 18 (3.06%) Docker
5 14 (2.38%) NFS
6 13 (2.21%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.87%) Squid
8 9 (1.53%) vCloud
9 8 (1.36%) Xen
9 8 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (1.19%) XenServer
10 7 (1.19%) vSphere
11 6 (1.02%) KVM
11 6 (1.02%) SRDF
12 5 (0.85%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.85%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.34%) Firmware
13 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 73 (12.39%) Puppet
2 51 (8.66%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (6.11%) Ansible
4 27 (4.58%) Salt
5 15 (2.55%) yum
6 13 (2.21%) Kibana
6 13 (2.21%) logstash
7 11 (1.87%) HAProxy
8 10 (1.70%) Vagrant
8 10 (1.70%) Graphite
9 9 (1.53%) Rundeck
9 9 (1.53%) ZABBIX
10 8 (1.36%) WMI
11 6 (1.02%) Nagios
12 5 (0.85%) Cacti
12 5 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
13 4 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.51%) SCCM
14 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 81 (13.75%) Oracle
2 53 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 50 (8.49%) VMware
4 37 (6.28%) IBM
5 34 (5.77%) Cisco
6 29 (4.92%) F5
7 27 (4.58%) Red Hat
8 23 (3.90%) Adobe
9 22 (3.74%) Sybase
10 19 (3.23%) Google
11 16 (2.72%) TIBCO
12 14 (2.38%) Juniper
12 14 (2.38%) Splunk
13 13 (2.21%) NetApp
13 13 (2.21%) EMC
14 12 (2.04%) Citrix
15 11 (1.87%) Twitter
15 11 (1.87%) Pega
16 10 (1.70%) SOASTA, Inc
17 9 (1.53%) Barracuda Networks
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