The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 561 492 515
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +23
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 59 108 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 1.30% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 44
Average daily rate
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£377 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.08% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.08% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7954 8278 7255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 14.70% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4535 4468 3905
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 450 420
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend

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

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTPS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

HTTPS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HTTPS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -75 56 £388 -5.42% 56
London -18 26 £369 -18.05% 15
South East -29 12 £380 +3.40% 11
Berkshire +12 10 £350 -13.58%
South West 0 9 £400 +23.07% 6
Newbury - 8 - -
Exeter +14 6 £425 -
Devon +4 6 £425 -
North West - 4 £488 - 8
East of England - 3 - - 7
Manchester - 3 £377 - 1
Scotland 0 2 £376 -
City of London -16 2 £330 -30.52%
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Wigan - 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £336 -
Essex - 2 - - 7
Wiltshire - 2 £350 - 4
West Midlands +8 1 - - 3
Glasgow +6 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire -24 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -27 1 - - 4
Leeds -30 1 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 £600 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £410 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £399 -
Shefford - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £399 -

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 74 (59.68%) HTTP
2 37 (29.84%) Java
3 32 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 31 (25.00%) FTP
5 30 (24.19%) Firewall
6 28 (22.58%) Web Services
7 27 (21.77%) REST
8 26 (20.97%) Windows
8 26 (20.97%) HTML
8 26 (20.97%) DNS
8 26 (20.97%) SSL
9 25 (20.16%) XML
10 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
10 23 (18.55%) Oracle
11 21 (16.94%) Spring
12 19 (15.32%) JSON
12 19 (15.32%) MongoDB
12 19 (15.32%) CSS
12 19 (15.32%) Finance
13 18 (14.52%) Linux
14 17 (13.71%) SQL
15 16 (12.90%) UNIX
15 16 (12.90%) Maven
16 15 (12.10%) Internet
17 14 (11.29%) Microsoft
17 14 (11.29%) jQuery
18 13 (10.48%) SMTP
18 13 (10.48%) SOAP
18 13 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (9.68%) Hibernate

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (9.68%) Apache
2 11 (8.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (6.45%) IIS
3 8 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.84%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.84%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.23%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.42%) Lync
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.61%) Jetty
8 2 (1.61%) WordPress
8 2 (1.61%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (59.68%) HTTP
2 32 (25.81%) TCP/IP
3 31 (25.00%) FTP
4 30 (24.19%) Firewall
5 26 (20.97%) DNS
5 26 (20.97%) SSL
6 15 (12.10%) Internet
7 13 (10.48%) SMTP
8 11 (8.87%) SSH
9 10 (8.06%) VPN
10 9 (7.26%) Network Security
11 8 (6.45%) IPsec
12 7 (5.65%) 4G
12 7 (5.65%) 3G
13 6 (4.84%) SNMP
13 6 (4.84%) Radio Access Network
14 5 (4.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (4.03%) 2G
14 5 (4.03%) BIG-IP
14 5 (4.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) MongoDB
2 12 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.45%) MySQL
3 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.42%) Redis
6 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.42%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.61%) OLTP
7 2 (1.61%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.81%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.81%) QlikView
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (12.90%) Maven
2 12 (9.68%) JUnit
3 5 (4.03%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.23%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.42%) Introscope
5 3 (2.42%) JMeter
6 2 (1.61%) Xcode
6 2 (1.61%) Subversion
6 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.61%) MSI
6 2 (1.61%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.61%) JIRA
6 2 (1.61%) Selenium
6 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.61%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.81%) CANoe
7 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Ivy
General
1 19 (15.32%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Marketing
3 8 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.65%) Retail
5 6 (4.84%) Banking
6 5 (4.03%) Back Office
7 4 (3.23%) Games
8 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.42%) Publishing
8 3 (2.42%) Billing
8 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.61%) Electronics
10 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.81%) Automotive
10 1 (0.81%) Law
10 1 (0.81%) Legal
10 1 (0.81%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (33.87%) Developer
2 13 (10.48%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.87%) Analyst
4 8 (6.45%) Architect
4 8 (6.45%) Tester
4 8 (6.45%) Lead Developer
4 8 (6.45%) Administrator
5 6 (4.84%) Applications Packager
5 6 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (4.03%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.03%) Consultant
7 4 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.23%) Security Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Technical Tester
7 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.58%) Web Services
2 27 (21.77%) REST
3 26 (20.97%) HTML
4 25 (20.16%) XML
5 21 (16.94%) Spring
6 19 (15.32%) CSS
6 19 (15.32%) JSON
7 14 (11.29%) jQuery
8 13 (10.48%) SOAP
9 12 (9.68%) .NET
9 12 (9.68%) Hibernate
9 12 (9.68%) JAX-RS
9 12 (9.68%) AngularJS
10 11 (8.87%) J2EE
11 9 (7.26%) JAXB
12 7 (5.65%) JDBC
13 6 (4.84%) JSP
13 6 (4.84%) Servlets
13 6 (4.84%) JMS
13 6 (4.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) NHS
1 6 (4.84%) Clustering
2 5 (4.03%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.03%) TRADACOMS
2 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 4 (3.23%) PKI
3 4 (3.23%) Replication
3 4 (3.23%) Wiki
4 3 (2.42%) DataPower
4 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.42%) User Experience
4 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.42%) iPad
5 2 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.61%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.61%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.97%) Windows
2 18 (14.52%) Linux
3 16 (12.90%) UNIX
4 9 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.23%) CentOS
8 3 (2.42%) Debian
9 2 (1.61%) Solaris
9 2 (1.61%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.81%) AIX
10 1 (0.81%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (8.06%) Coaching
3 8 (6.45%) E-Commerce
3 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (5.65%) Project Management
4 7 (5.65%) SOA
4 7 (5.65%) Validation
4 7 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (4.84%) DevOps
5 6 (4.84%) Scrum
5 6 (4.84%) CRM
5 6 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (4.84%) Performance Testing
5 6 (4.84%) Load Testing
5 6 (4.84%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.03%) Automated Testing
6 5 (4.03%) OO
6 5 (4.03%) ITIL
6 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.03%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.84%) Java
2 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.71%) SQL
4 11 (8.87%) PHP
5 10 (8.06%) Python
6 6 (4.84%) C#
7 5 (4.03%) ActionScript
7 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.03%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.23%) Jython
8 4 (3.23%) Ruby
8 4 (3.23%) C++
9 3 (2.42%) Perl
9 3 (2.42%) C
10 2 (1.61%) XAML
10 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Degree
2 7 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.65%) CCNP
3 4 (3.23%) CISSP
3 4 (3.23%) RHCE
4 3 (2.42%) CCNA
5 2 (1.61%) CCSA
5 2 (1.61%) CCSE
5 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.81%) MCITP
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CISA
6 1 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) MiFID
4 1 (0.81%) HL7
4 1 (0.81%) EMIR
4 1 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Terminal Server
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (4.84%) Hyper-V
1 6 (4.84%) XenApp
2 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.23%) SpamAssassin
3 4 (3.23%) Postfix
4 3 (2.42%) qmail
5 2 (1.61%) Varnish
5 2 (1.61%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.61%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.81%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) Puppet
2 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.23%) SELinux
2 4 (3.23%) Nagios
2 4 (3.23%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.42%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (2.42%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.61%) SCCM
4 2 (1.61%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.61%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.61%) Ansible
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.81%) SCOM
5 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (18.55%) Oracle
2 14 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.87%) Adobe
3 11 (8.87%) Cisco
4 10 (8.06%) IBM
5 9 (7.26%) Citrix
6 8 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.65%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.84%) CA
9 5 (4.03%) Juniper
9 5 (4.03%) SAP
9 5 (4.03%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.03%) F5
10 4 (3.23%) hybris
10 4 (3.23%) VMware
10 4 (3.23%) TIBCO
11 3 (2.42%) HP
11 3 (2.42%) Sybase
11 3 (2.42%) Remedy
11 3 (2.42%) Gemalto
Wigan, Lancashire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ICNARC
Rate: £29,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 9 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £10 - £13 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago