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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 152 191 72
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -119
Contract jobs citing HTTP 317 264 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.42% 1.09% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.55% 9.40% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 192 393
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £160.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +1233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £29.59
% change year-on-year
+280.00% -57.75%
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
3004 2808 3077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.47% 11.59% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 1822 1919
Average daily rate £375 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 87 135
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 69 £500 +11.11% 104
New Malden - 5 £275 - 2
Feltham - 3 £360 -
Westminster +2 2 £513 -
Wimbledon - 2 £306 -
Docklands, London +4 1 £650 +4.00%
Twickenham - 1 £350 -
Ealing - - - - 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 273 (44.17%) Linux
2 269 (43.53%) Java
3 255 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (30.26%) HTML
5 160 (25.89%) TCP/IP
6 155 (25.08%) JavaScript
7 145 (23.46%) Web Services
8 144 (23.30%) Git (software)
8 144 (23.30%) REST
9 137 (22.17%) TDD
10 135 (21.84%) SSL
11 130 (21.04%) Configuration Management
12 125 (20.23%) UNIX
12 125 (20.23%) Subversion
13 118 (19.09%) SQL
14 116 (18.77%) Continuous Integration
15 115 (18.61%) Relational Database
16 113 (18.28%) Puppet
16 113 (18.28%) MongoDB
17 106 (17.15%) Python
18 105 (16.99%) .NET
19 104 (16.83%) Oracle
19 104 (16.83%) Windows
20 100 (16.18%) CSS
21 96 (15.53%) Open Source
21 96 (15.53%) Jenkins
22 92 (14.89%) DNS
23 90 (14.56%) XML
24 88 (14.24%) Apache
25 87 (14.08%) OO

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 88 (14.24%) Apache
2 85 (13.75%) Tomcat
3 73 (11.81%) IIS
4 47 (7.61%) WebSphere
5 32 (5.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 32 (5.18%) IBM HTTP Server
6 29 (4.69%) Node.js
7 26 (4.21%) Adobe CQ
8 22 (3.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 18 (2.91%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.43%) Jetty
11 11 (1.78%) Confluence
11 11 (1.78%) JBoss
12 10 (1.62%) nginx
12 10 (1.62%) Apache Solr
13 9 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
13 9 (1.46%) CMS
14 8 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (1.13%) SharePoint
15 7 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 31 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.05%) MS Office
3 20 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (3.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) GIMP
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.29%) ResourceLink
3 6 (0.97%) RMDS
3 6 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.65%) Agresso
4 4 (0.65%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.49%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.49%) Magento
5 3 (0.49%) Documaker
6 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.62%) PaaS
5 9 (1.46%) GitHub
6 8 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.97%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.81%) SaaS
9 4 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.16%) Route 53
12 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 160 (25.89%) TCP/IP
2 135 (21.84%) SSL
3 92 (14.89%) DNS
4 50 (8.09%) Internet
5 48 (7.77%) FTP
6 45 (7.28%) Firewall
7 41 (6.63%) DHCP
8 34 (5.50%) HTTPS
9 29 (4.69%) IPsec
10 24 (3.88%) VPN
10 24 (3.88%) LAN
11 21 (3.40%) WAN
12 17 (2.75%) SMTP
13 16 (2.59%) BGP
13 16 (2.59%) VLAN
14 14 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (1.94%) OSPF
15 12 (1.94%) SNMP
16 11 (1.78%) Kerberos
16 11 (1.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (18.61%) Relational Database
2 113 (18.28%) MongoDB
3 76 (12.30%) MySQL
4 64 (10.36%) SQL Server
5 42 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (6.63%) RDBMS
7 38 (6.15%) NoSQL
8 35 (5.66%) Neo4j
9 20 (3.24%) DB2
10 13 (2.10%) Redis
11 12 (1.94%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.62%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.13%) HBase
13 7 (1.13%) MS Access
13 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.97%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 144 (23.30%) Git (software)
2 125 (20.23%) Subversion
3 96 (15.53%) Jenkins
4 80 (12.94%) Maven
5 50 (8.09%) Cucumber
6 32 (5.18%) Selenium
7 31 (5.02%) Mockito
7 31 (5.02%) Visual Studio
8 30 (4.85%) JIRA
9 29 (4.69%) Hudson
10 23 (3.72%) WebDriver
11 22 (3.56%) JUnit
12 19 (3.07%) Ant
13 15 (2.43%) SpecFlow
13 15 (2.43%) Jasmine
13 15 (2.43%) Grunt
14 13 (2.10%) Fiddler
15 11 (1.78%) Xcode
15 11 (1.78%) Artifactory
16 10 (1.62%) Eclipse
General
1 79 (12.78%) Finance
2 26 (4.21%) Banking
3 21 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.43%) Marketing
5 11 (1.78%) Games
5 11 (1.78%) Retail
6 9 (1.46%) Billing
6 9 (1.46%) Advertising
7 7 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.97%) Publishing
8 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.65%) Legal
9 4 (0.65%) Local Government
10 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.32%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) Back Office
10 2 (0.32%) German Language
10 2 (0.32%) Hindi Language
10 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 248 (40.13%) Developer
2 87 (14.08%) Java Developer
3 42 (6.80%) Senior Developer
4 41 (6.63%) Analyst
5 35 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (3.88%) Consultant
7 22 (3.56%) Web Developer
8 21 (3.40%) Administrator
9 20 (3.24%) Applications Support
10 19 (3.07%) Technical Support
10 19 (3.07%) Author
10 19 (3.07%) Technical Author
11 18 (2.91%) Architect
11 18 (2.91%) .NET Developer
11 18 (2.91%) Web Engineer
12 17 (2.75%) Network Engineer
13 16 (2.59%) Platform Engineer
14 15 (2.43%) Support Analyst
14 15 (2.43%) Senior Java Developer
15 14 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (30.26%) HTML
2 145 (23.46%) Web Services
3 144 (23.30%) REST
4 105 (16.99%) .NET
5 100 (16.18%) CSS
6 90 (14.56%) XML
7 84 (13.59%) JSON
8 57 (9.22%) jQuery
9 54 (8.74%) HTML5
10 53 (8.58%) SOAP
11 49 (7.93%) Middleware
12 48 (7.77%) RESTful
13 46 (7.44%) AngularJS
14 43 (6.96%) Spring
14 43 (6.96%) .NET Framework
15 40 (6.47%) Hibernate
16 38 (6.15%) J2EE
16 38 (6.15%) JAX-RS
17 36 (5.83%) CSS3
18 30 (4.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 96 (15.53%) Open Source
2 48 (7.77%) Computer Science
3 32 (5.18%) User Experience
4 17 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.59%) Visualisation
6 14 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.94%) iPad
7 12 (1.94%) Streaming Video
7 12 (1.94%) Clustering
8 11 (1.78%) iPhone
8 11 (1.78%) Digital Media
8 11 (1.78%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.29%) Device Driver
11 8 (1.29%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.29%) W3C
12 7 (1.13%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.13%) Data Extraction
12 7 (1.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 273 (44.17%) Linux
2 125 (20.23%) UNIX
3 104 (16.83%) Windows
4 62 (10.03%) Mac OS X
5 37 (5.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (3.40%) Android
8 21 (3.40%) Apple iOS
9 18 (2.91%) Solaris
10 16 (2.59%) Ubuntu
11 15 (2.43%) AIX
11 15 (2.43%) CentOS
12 11 (1.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 10 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (1.29%) SUSE
15 7 (1.13%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.97%) FreeBSD
16 6 (0.97%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (22.17%) TDD
3 130 (21.04%) Configuration Management
4 116 (18.77%) Continuous Integration
5 87 (14.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 87 (14.08%) OO
6 86 (13.92%) BDD
7 83 (13.43%) DevOps
8 81 (13.11%) Web Design
9 70 (11.33%) Web Development
10 59 (9.55%) Scrum
11 57 (9.22%) Software Engineering
12 56 (9.06%) SOA
13 53 (8.58%) ITIL
14 48 (7.77%) MVC
15 47 (7.61%) Unit Testing
16 38 (6.15%) E-Commerce
17 30 (4.85%) Service Delivery
18 27 (4.37%) Service Management
18 27 (4.37%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 269 (43.53%) Java
2 155 (25.08%) JavaScript
3 118 (19.09%) SQL
4 106 (17.15%) Python
5 74 (11.97%) C#
6 67 (10.84%) PHP
7 62 (10.03%) Ruby
8 33 (5.34%) Perl
9 29 (4.69%) C
10 27 (4.37%) Scala
10 27 (4.37%) Shell Script
11 25 (4.05%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.91%) Jython
13 16 (2.59%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.10%) C++
15 12 (1.94%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.13%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.13%) Golang
17 6 (0.97%) Groovy
18 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (10.19%) Degree
2 42 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.91%) CCNP
4 18 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.46%) CCIE
6 8 (1.29%) ISEB
7 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.81%) CCNA
7 5 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.65%) CCDA
8 4 (0.65%) JNCIA
8 4 (0.65%) JNCIS
8 4 (0.65%) JNCIP
9 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.49%) CISSP
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.40%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.59%) Varnish
3 15 (2.43%) Xen
4 11 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (1.78%) NFS
4 11 (1.78%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.13%) SRDF
6 7 (1.13%) KVM
7 5 (0.81%) Docker
8 4 (0.65%) Squid
8 4 (0.65%) Firmware
8 4 (0.65%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.16%) Samba
10 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.16%) XenServer
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 113 (18.28%) Puppet
2 67 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (3.72%) Ansible
4 20 (3.24%) yum
5 19 (3.07%) Salt
6 16 (2.59%) HP SiteScope
7 15 (2.43%) Nagios
8 9 (1.46%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.81%) Kibana
9 5 (0.81%) StatsD
9 5 (0.81%) RANCID
9 5 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.81%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.65%) OpenNMS
10 4 (0.65%) Icinga
11 3 (0.49%) Control-M
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.32%) MOM
Vendors
1 104 (16.83%) Oracle
2 67 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 52 (8.41%) IBM
4 49 (7.93%) Red Hat
5 41 (6.63%) VMware
6 29 (4.69%) Cisco
6 29 (4.69%) HP
6 29 (4.69%) Citrix
7 25 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (3.40%) Google
9 18 (2.91%) Adobe
10 15 (2.43%) ATG
11 12 (1.94%) NetApp
12 11 (1.78%) TIBCO
12 11 (1.78%) Sybase
13 10 (1.62%) Juniper
13 10 (1.62%) webMethods
14 9 (1.46%) Cognos
14 9 (1.46%) Sun
14 9 (1.46%) Rackspace
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