Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 17 November 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 172 129
Rank change year-on-year +1 -43 +36
Contract jobs citing HTTP 81 83 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 1.17% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.63% 11.05% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 64 108
City of London median daily rate £575 £505 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.86% -8.18% +18.92%
10th Percentile £360 £411 £404
90th Percentile £683 £675 £588
Central London median daily rate £556 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +5.95% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 762 751 956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.90% 10.54% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 586 730
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £161 £213 £286
90th Percentile £634 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 14
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +7.10%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.86 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.28 £48.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £16.96 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.63% -10.75% +7.10%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in the City of London

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in the City of London

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in the City of London

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 47 (58.02%) Java
2 46 (56.79%) Git (software)
3 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (50.62%) Linux
5 36 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 35 (43.21%) Docker
7 33 (40.74%) REST
7 33 (40.74%) FTP
7 33 (40.74%) DNS
7 33 (40.74%) HTML
8 32 (39.51%) SSL
8 32 (39.51%) Microservices
9 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
9 31 (38.27%) Amazon AWS
10 30 (37.04%) CSS
11 29 (35.80%) TDD
11 29 (35.80%) Spring
12 27 (33.33%) OAuth
12 27 (33.33%) Guice
12 27 (33.33%) SOAP
12 27 (33.33%) MongoDB
12 27 (33.33%) AngularJS
13 26 (32.10%) OAuth2
13 26 (32.10%) Dropwizard
13 26 (32.10%) Java 8
13 26 (32.10%) Heroku
14 25 (30.86%) OWASP
14 25 (30.86%) Gradle
14 25 (30.86%) ES6
15 24 (29.63%) gulp

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 24 (29.63%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (25.93%) Apache Spark
3 14 (17.28%) Apache
4 4 (4.94%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.47%) IIS
6 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.23%) CMS
7 1 (1.23%) Confluence
7 1 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.23%) nginx
7 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (38.27%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (32.10%) Heroku
3 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.94%) Akamai
5 3 (3.70%) Office 365
6 2 (2.47%) BrowserStack
6 2 (2.47%) IaaS
6 2 (2.47%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.47%) PaaS
6 2 (2.47%) SaaS
6 2 (2.47%) Serverless
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.23%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.23%) npm
7 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.23%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 36 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 33 (40.74%) DNS
2 33 (40.74%) FTP
3 32 (39.51%) SSL
4 10 (12.35%) HTTPS
5 8 (9.88%) Internet
6 6 (7.41%) Firewall
6 6 (7.41%) SMTP
7 5 (6.17%) SSH
8 4 (4.94%) Skype
9 3 (3.70%) 4G
9 3 (3.70%) DHCP
9 3 (3.70%) IPsec
9 3 (3.70%) Kerberos
9 3 (3.70%) VPN
10 2 (2.47%) 3G
10 2 (2.47%) H.323
10 2 (2.47%) MPLS
10 2 (2.47%) OSPF
10 2 (2.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 17 (20.99%) Hadoop
3 16 (19.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (17.28%) Big Data
6 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.94%) MySQL
9 3 (3.70%) Flink
9 3 (3.70%) Neo4j
9 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.47%) Redis
11 1 (1.23%) Blockchain
11 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
11 1 (1.23%) Siebel EIM
11 1 (1.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (56.79%) Git (software)
2 25 (30.86%) Gradle
3 24 (29.63%) GitLab
3 24 (29.63%) gulp
4 19 (23.46%) Jenkins
5 10 (12.35%) Gatling
6 9 (11.11%) Mockito
7 8 (9.88%) Geb
7 8 (9.88%) Spock
8 6 (7.41%) Artifactory
8 6 (7.41%) JUnit
8 6 (7.41%) Maven
8 6 (7.41%) Selenium
8 6 (7.41%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.70%) JIRA
10 3 (3.70%) Subversion
11 2 (2.47%) TestNG
11 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Advertising
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Front Office
5 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (59.26%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Agile Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Agile Java Developer
4 13 (16.05%) Senior Developer
4 13 (16.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Technical Leader
6 9 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Technical Developer
7 5 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Backend Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Agile Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) HTML
1 33 (40.74%) REST
2 30 (37.04%) CSS
3 29 (35.80%) Spring
4 27 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 27 (33.33%) Guice
4 27 (33.33%) OAuth
4 27 (33.33%) SOAP
5 26 (32.10%) Dropwizard
5 26 (32.10%) OAuth2
6 24 (29.63%) HTML5
7 23 (28.40%) Ratpack
7 23 (28.40%) Spring Boot
8 22 (27.16%) Ember.js
8 22 (27.16%) Kafka
9 10 (12.35%) WireMock
10 9 (11.11%) Node.js
11 8 (9.88%) Web Services
12 7 (8.64%) .NET
12 7 (8.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (4.94%) PKI
2 3 (3.70%) Fintech
2 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.23%) BYOD
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.62%) Linux
2 18 (22.22%) Unix
3 9 (11.11%) Windows
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.70%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) Solaris
7 1 (1.23%) Android
7 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.23%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.23%) SUSE
7 1 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) Microservices
3 29 (35.80%) TDD
4 25 (30.86%) OWASP
5 24 (29.63%) Domain-Driven Design
6 19 (23.46%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (19.75%) BDD
8 15 (18.52%) Test Automation
9 13 (16.05%) Scrum
10 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (8.64%) DevOps
13 7 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
14 6 (7.41%) Pair Programming
14 6 (7.41%) Refactoring
14 6 (7.41%) SDLC
15 5 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.02%) Java
2 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.10%) Java 8
4 25 (30.86%) ES6
5 22 (27.16%) TypeScript
6 9 (11.11%) C#
6 9 (11.11%) Python
6 9 (11.11%) SQL
7 5 (6.17%) Perl
8 4 (4.94%) Ruby
8 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.70%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.70%) PHP
10 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.23%) C
11 1 (1.23%) Erlang
11 1 (1.23%) JSX
11 1 (1.23%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
11 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) CCNP
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.23%) OSCP
4 1 (1.23%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) WCAG
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (43.21%) Docker
2 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (28.40%) Docker Swarm
2 22 (27.16%) Kubernetes
3 8 (9.88%) Ansible
4 4 (4.94%) Puppet
5 3 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (2.47%) Marathon
6 2 (2.47%) Mesos
6 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.23%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.23%) Control-M
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.23%) Rancher
7 1 (1.23%) SCCM
7 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle
2 4 (4.94%) Prolexic
2 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.94%) Splunk
3 3 (3.70%) F5
4 2 (2.47%) Aruba
4 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco
4 2 (2.47%) Citrix
4 2 (2.47%) Empirix
4 2 (2.47%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.47%) Meraki
4 2 (2.47%) Nokia
4 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.23%) Siebel