Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 184 155
Rank change year-on-year +48 -29 +1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 13 90 148
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.49% 1.08% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.47% 9.89% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 91 122
Median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £441 £413 £363
90th Percentile £575 £675 £642
London median daily rate £525 £540 £534
% change year-on-year -2.78% +1.17% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £46.13 £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.75% +149.97% -52.94%

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 291 910 1,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.90% 10.87% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 678 872
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £255 £209 £193
90th Percentile £638 £657 £638
London median daily rate £453 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -4.74% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 27
Median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +71.05% -10.19%
10th Percentile £33.14 £13.90 £14.55
90th Percentile £47.56 £44.80 £35.10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +41.41% +23.75% -

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Central London

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HTTP in Central London.

Daily rate trend for HTTP in Central London

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HTTP in Central London over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HTTP in Central London

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HTTP in Central London.

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 7 August 2020. 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 +62 13 £525 -8.70% 19
HTTP
London

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Qualys
3 4 (30.77%) Secure Coding
3 4 (30.77%) OpenShift
4 3 (23.08%) Docker
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) AWS
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
4 3 (23.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (23.08%) CyberArk
4 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
4 3 (23.08%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) IPsec

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Liferay
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) OpenShift
2 3 (23.08%) AWS
3 2 (15.38%) Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (7.69%) Coveralls
4 1 (7.69%) Datadog
4 1 (7.69%) npm
4 1 (7.69%) Serverless
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (23.08%) IPsec
2 3 (23.08%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) HSRP
4 1 (7.69%) Junos
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) VRRP
4 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.69%) Flink
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Gradle
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
2 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) CyberArk Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Responder
2 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
2 1 (7.69%) React Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Site Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) UAT Coordinator
2 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Kafka
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) RxJS
3 1 (7.69%) SAML
3 1 (7.69%) Samza
3 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Grid Computing
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
1 4 (30.77%) Secure Coding
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (23.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 3 (23.08%) Threat Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) ES6
3 1 (7.69%) Groovy
3 1 (7.69%) Java 8
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) GCED
1 1 (7.69%) GCFW
1 1 (7.69%) GCIA
1 1 (7.69%) GCIH
1 1 (7.69%) GCUX
1 1 (7.69%) GCWN
1 1 (7.69%) GIAC
1 1 (7.69%) GISF
1 1 (7.69%) GPPA
1 1 (7.69%) GSEC
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) HIPAA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
2 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) Terraform
4 1 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
4 1 (7.69%) Nessus
4 1 (7.69%) Nmap
4 1 (7.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Qualys
2 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
2 3 (23.08%) CyberArk
2 3 (23.08%) McAfee
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) New Relic
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Workday