Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 6 months to 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 172 175
Rank change year-on-year -31 +3 -41
Contract jobs citing HTTP 43 124 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.61% 1.33% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 12.33% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 101 90
Central London median daily rate £558 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £343 £365 £400
90th Percentile £702 £713 £625
London median daily rate £545 £525 £511
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.69% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £48.75 £33.50 £32.20
% change year-on-year +45.52% +4.04% -2.10%

HTTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 764 1,006 966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.84% 10.77% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 761 731
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £179 £156 £200
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 18
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.93% +14.42% -13.16%
10th Percentile £14.75 £13.00 £11.43
90th Percentile £32.60 £26.50 £22.18
London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -12.50% +28.34% +0.67%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Central London

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Central London

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Central London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Central London

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Central London

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 36 £575 - 33
Southwark - 2 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
HTTP
London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 25 (58.14%) Java
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) Linux
3 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
3 20 (46.51%) REST
4 18 (41.86%) Microservices
4 18 (41.86%) Spring
5 17 (39.53%) SOAP
6 15 (34.88%) TDD
6 15 (34.88%) Kubernetes
7 13 (30.23%) Spring Boot
7 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
7 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
7 13 (30.23%) Docker
7 13 (30.23%) Gradle
8 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
8 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
8 11 (25.58%) TypeScript
8 11 (25.58%) FTP
8 11 (25.58%) CSS
8 11 (25.58%) HTML
9 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
9 10 (23.26%) DNS
9 10 (23.26%) SSL
9 10 (23.26%) OAuth2
9 10 (23.26%) RESTful
9 10 (23.26%) OAuth
9 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (23.26%) OWASP
9 10 (23.26%) BDD

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.98%) Confluence
5 2 (4.65%) CMS
5 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) AWS
1 5 (11.63%) GitHub
2 4 (9.30%) GCP
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.65%) Azure
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Stackdriver
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) npm
4 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
2 11 (25.58%) FTP
3 10 (23.26%) DNS
3 10 (23.26%) SSL
4 6 (13.95%) Internet
5 2 (4.65%) Broadband
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.65%) SSH
5 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) IPv4
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.33%) SMTP
6 1 (2.33%) VLAN
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
4 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.65%) Big Data
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.33%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
2 13 (30.23%) Gradle
3 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
4 9 (20.93%) Gatling
4 9 (20.93%) Geb
4 9 (20.93%) GitLab
4 9 (20.93%) Spock
5 6 (13.95%) Maven
6 5 (11.63%) git-flow
6 5 (11.63%) gulp
6 5 (11.63%) Mockito
7 4 (9.30%) Ant
7 4 (9.30%) JMeter
7 4 (9.30%) JUnit
8 3 (6.98%) JIRA
9 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.65%) Postman
9 2 (4.65%) Subversion
10 1 (2.33%) Babel
10 1 (2.33%) Protractor
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.33%) Front Office
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Angular Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Azure Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Open Source Developer
6 1 (2.33%) React Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) REST
2 18 (41.86%) Spring
3 17 (39.53%) SOAP
4 13 (30.23%) Spring Boot
5 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
5 11 (25.58%) CSS
5 11 (25.58%) HTML
6 10 (23.26%) Dropwizard
6 10 (23.26%) OAuth
6 10 (23.26%) OAuth2
6 10 (23.26%) RESTful
7 9 (20.93%) Guice
7 9 (20.93%) Kafka
7 9 (20.93%) Ratpack
7 9 (20.93%) WireMock
8 8 (18.60%) Ember.js
8 8 (18.60%) JSON
8 8 (18.60%) Web Services
8 8 (18.60%) XML
9 7 (16.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
1 6 (13.95%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.33%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Unix
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.65%) Debian
5 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Microservices
3 15 (34.88%) TDD
4 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
5 10 (23.26%) BDD
5 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (23.26%) OWASP
6 9 (20.93%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (16.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
8 6 (13.95%) Open Source
8 6 (13.95%) SDLC
9 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
9 5 (11.63%) DevOps
10 4 (9.30%) API Design
10 4 (9.30%) API Development
10 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.30%) Scrum
10 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) TypeScript
3 10 (23.26%) Java 8
3 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) Python
5 4 (9.30%) Kotlin
6 3 (6.98%) C
6 3 (6.98%) C#
6 3 (6.98%) C++
6 3 (6.98%) ES6
7 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) SQL
8 1 (2.33%) F#
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.65%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Kubernetes
2 10 (23.26%) Terraform
3 9 (20.93%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.98%) Ansible
6 2 (4.65%) Puppet
6 2 (4.65%) SCCM
7 1 (2.33%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.33%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (2.33%) MIIS
7 1 (2.33%) Nagios
7 1 (2.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Google
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Apple
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco
2 1 (2.33%) Citrix
2 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.33%) Meraki
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.33%) Snow
2 1 (2.33%) Sony
2 1 (2.33%) Splunk
2 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.33%) VMware