The first table below looks at the demand for HTTPS 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 HTTPS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 388 320 382
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +62
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 24 69 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 2.33% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 51 33
Average daily rate £403 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £361 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.26% +14.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in London

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTPS across the London region.

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in London

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTPS across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HTTPS Daily Rate Histogram in London

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the London region.

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in London

HTTPS
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 HTTPS within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 7 £375 -25.00% 2
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 22 (59.46%) Java
1 22 (59.46%) HTTP
2 21 (56.76%) SSL
3 19 (51.35%) Linux
4 17 (45.95%) TCP/IP
5 13 (35.14%) UNIX
6 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
7 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
7 10 (27.03%) DNS
7 10 (27.03%) Scrum
8 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Firewall
8 9 (24.32%) LAN
8 9 (24.32%) WAN
8 9 (24.32%) Web Services
8 9 (24.32%) JUnit
9 8 (21.62%) XML
9 8 (21.62%) Windows
9 8 (21.62%) FTP
9 8 (21.62%) LDAP
9 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (21.62%) Selenium
9 8 (21.62%) FitNesse
9 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
10 7 (18.92%) QA
10 7 (18.92%) Degree
10 7 (18.92%) JSON
10 7 (18.92%) J2EE
10 7 (18.92%) MySQL

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Jetty
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Doxygen
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) HTTP
2 21 (56.76%) SSL
3 17 (45.95%) TCP/IP
4 10 (27.03%) DNS
5 9 (24.32%) Firewall
5 9 (24.32%) LAN
5 9 (24.32%) WAN
6 8 (21.62%) FTP
6 8 (21.62%) LDAP
7 6 (16.22%) SNMP
8 4 (10.81%) VPN
9 3 (8.11%) Network Security
9 3 (8.11%) IPsec
10 2 (5.41%) Internet
10 2 (5.41%) SSH
10 2 (5.41%) NAS
11 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (2.70%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JUnit
2 8 (21.62%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) FitNesse
2 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.51%) Xcode
4 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.11%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) Hudson
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Back Office
1 3 (8.11%) Banking
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.51%) iOS Developer
4 4 (10.81%) QA Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Web Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Web Services
2 8 (21.62%) XML
3 7 (18.92%) JSON
3 7 (18.92%) J2EE
3 7 (18.92%) HTML
4 4 (10.81%) SOAP
4 4 (10.81%) LAMP
5 3 (8.11%) iOS SDK
5 3 (8.11%) Spring
6 2 (5.41%) Servlets
6 2 (5.41%) Struts
6 2 (5.41%) Ajax
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) RESTful
6 2 (5.41%) REST
7 1 (2.70%) Visualforce
7 1 (2.70%) Dojo
7 1 (2.70%) ISPF
7 1 (2.70%) Java EE
7 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) UNIX
3 8 (21.62%) Windows
4 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
2 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
2 10 (27.03%) Scrum
3 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.51%) iOS Development
7 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 4 (10.81%) Kanban
8 3 (8.11%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) ITIL
9 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.41%) ERP
9 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 2 (5.41%) TDD
9 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) PHP
3 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
3 5 (13.51%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) Korn
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Groovy
7 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) JCL
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.51%) ISEB
3 3 (8.11%) HND
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Samba
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
1 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.70%) Netcool
1 1 (2.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (2.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
2 4 (10.81%) F5
3 3 (8.11%) Apple
4 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.41%) Twitter
5 1 (2.70%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) Aruba
5 1 (2.70%) Axway
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.70%) SAP