Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 120 149
Rank change year-on-year -46 +29 +32
Contract jobs citing HTTP 82 113 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.15% 1.84% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.01% 14.36% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 102 59
City of London median daily rate £500 £550 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +18.28% +9.41%
10th Percentile £411 £394 £324
90th Percentile £625 £588 £625
Central London median daily rate £513 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -6.82% +22.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £20.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £20.50

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 745 787 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.49% 12.81% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 611 511
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £232 £275 £225
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 19
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -20.83% +28.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.34 £15.45
90th Percentile £22.55 £55.00 £31.68
Central London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £21.66
% change year-on-year -18.42% -12.27% +15.82%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 50 (60.98%) Java
2 46 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (50.00%) REST
4 37 (45.12%) TDD
4 37 (45.12%) Linux
5 33 (40.24%) HTML
5 33 (40.24%) SOAP
5 33 (40.24%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
7 29 (35.37%) TCP/IP
7 29 (35.37%) AngularJS
8 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
9 26 (31.71%) Docker
10 24 (29.27%) Software Engineering
10 24 (29.27%) DNS
10 24 (29.27%) SSL
11 23 (28.05%) XML
11 23 (28.05%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (28.05%) BDD
12 21 (25.61%) MongoDB
12 21 (25.61%) Web Services
13 20 (24.39%) SQL
13 20 (24.39%) FTP
14 19 (23.17%) Scala
14 19 (23.17%) JSON
15 18 (21.95%) CSS
15 18 (21.95%) Gradle
15 18 (21.95%) OAuth2
16 17 (20.73%) Ratpack
16 17 (20.73%) 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 5 (6.10%) Apache
2 4 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.66%) nginx
4 2 (2.44%) Jetty
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) Drupal
5 1 (1.22%) Gunicorn
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (40.24%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (20.73%) Heroku
3 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.66%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.66%) GitHub
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (2.44%) Route 53
5 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.22%) Force.com
6 1 (1.22%) G Suite
6 1 (1.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.37%) TCP/IP
2 24 (29.27%) DNS
2 24 (29.27%) SSL
3 20 (24.39%) FTP
4 8 (9.76%) SMTP
5 5 (6.10%) Firewall
5 5 (6.10%) IMAP
5 5 (6.10%) Internet
6 4 (4.88%) MPLS
6 4 (4.88%) Network Security
7 3 (3.66%) DHCP
7 3 (3.66%) HTTPS
7 3 (3.66%) VPLS
8 2 (2.44%) Intranet
8 2 (2.44%) IPsec
8 2 (2.44%) LAN
8 2 (2.44%) SAN
8 2 (2.44%) SSH
8 2 (2.44%) WAN
8 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.05%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (25.61%) MongoDB
3 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
4 11 (13.41%) NoSQL
5 9 (10.98%) MySQL
6 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.66%) OLTP
8 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.44%) Hazelcast
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.44%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.22%) Flink
9 1 (1.22%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.22%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.95%) Gradle
3 17 (20.73%) gulp
4 16 (19.51%) Gatling
4 16 (19.51%) Geb
4 16 (19.51%) GitLab
4 16 (19.51%) Spock
5 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.10%) Maven
7 4 (4.88%) JIRA
8 3 (3.66%) Subversion
8 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.44%) Capybara
9 2 (2.44%) JMeter
9 2 (2.44%) JUnit
9 2 (2.44%) LoadUI
9 2 (2.44%) Selenium
9 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (14.63%) Legal
2 11 (13.41%) Law
3 8 (9.76%) Finance
4 4 (4.88%) Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Advertising
5 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Retail Finance
6 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Digital Economy
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
7 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (60.98%) Developer
2 27 (32.93%) Agile Developer
3 23 (28.05%) Java Developer
4 16 (19.51%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (14.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (10.98%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (10.98%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Architect
9 5 (6.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.66%) Analyst
12 2 (2.44%) QA Tester
12 2 (2.44%) Siebel Developer
12 2 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
12 2 (2.44%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (50.00%) REST
2 33 (40.24%) HTML
2 33 (40.24%) SOAP
3 29 (35.37%) AngularJS
4 23 (28.05%) XML
5 21 (25.61%) Web Services
6 19 (23.17%) JSON
7 18 (21.95%) CSS
7 18 (21.95%) OAuth2
8 17 (20.73%) Dropwizard
8 17 (20.73%) Guice
8 17 (20.73%) Ratpack
9 16 (19.51%) Ember.js
9 16 (19.51%) HTML5
9 16 (19.51%) WireMock
10 15 (18.29%) Spring
11 13 (15.85%) Node.js
11 13 (15.85%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (14.63%) .NET
13 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (2.44%) Fintech
3 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.44%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) PKI
4 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.22%) Tandem
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.12%) Linux
2 9 (10.98%) Unix
3 7 (8.54%) Ubuntu
3 7 (8.54%) Windows
4 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Android
5 2 (2.44%) Debian
5 2 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.12%) TDD
3 24 (29.27%) Software Engineering
4 23 (28.05%) BDD
5 17 (20.73%) Domain-Driven Design
5 17 (20.73%) OWASP
6 16 (19.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 13 (15.85%) DevOps
7 13 (15.85%) Microservices
8 11 (13.41%) Agile Testing
8 11 (13.41%) API Development
8 11 (13.41%) API Integration
8 11 (13.41%) Document Management
8 11 (13.41%) Test Scripting
8 11 (13.41%) User Stories
9 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
9 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.98%) OO
10 7 (8.54%) SDLC
10 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.98%) Java
2 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
3 20 (24.39%) SQL
4 19 (23.17%) Scala
5 17 (20.73%) Groovy
6 16 (19.51%) ES6
6 16 (19.51%) TypeScript
7 13 (15.85%) C#
8 8 (9.76%) Python
9 7 (8.54%) Ruby
10 6 (7.32%) Go
10 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.66%) PHP
13 2 (2.44%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
14 1 (1.22%) Apex Code
14 1 (1.22%) C++
14 1 (1.22%) Korn
14 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.22%) CCNP
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) CISSP
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
System Software
1 26 (31.71%) Docker
2 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.88%) vCloud
4 2 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.44%) Firmware
4 2 (2.44%) iptables
4 2 (2.44%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.22%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (20.73%) Docker Swarm
2 7 (8.54%) Ansible
3 6 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.10%) Puppet
5 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.44%) Grafana
5 2 (2.44%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.44%) Kibana
5 2 (2.44%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.44%) logstash
5 2 (2.44%) Nagios
5 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.44%) Packer
5 2 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Apigee
2 5 (6.10%) VMware
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.88%) SaltStack
4 3 (3.66%) HP
4 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.66%) TSYS
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco
5 2 (2.44%) Citrix
5 2 (2.44%) EMC
5 2 (2.44%) New Relic
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.44%) Siebel
5 2 (2.44%) Sun
5 2 (2.44%) Symantec
6 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.22%) Google
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) TIBCO