Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 163 129
Rank change year-on-year +7 -34 +30
Contract jobs citing HTTP 102 84 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.46% 1.23% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.32% 11.78% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 59 96
City of London median daily rate £500 £513 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -4.65% +19.44%
10th Percentile £363 £411 £363
90th Percentile £675 £655 £594
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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 828 713 960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.85% 10.44% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 544 741
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £180 £208 £273
90th Percentile £638 £648 £588
Central London median daily rate £441 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +3.43% -2.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.60 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £30.30 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.56% +0.11%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 63 (61.76%) Java
2 57 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (54.90%) Git (software)
4 53 (51.96%) TCP/IP
5 52 (50.98%) Docker
6 50 (49.02%) REST
7 49 (48.04%) JavaScript
8 47 (46.08%) Amazon AWS
9 46 (45.10%) CSS
10 45 (44.12%) Linux
11 44 (43.14%) FTP
12 43 (42.16%) Java 8
13 42 (41.18%) HTML
13 42 (41.18%) OAuth
14 41 (40.20%) SSL
15 40 (39.22%) OAuth2
16 39 (38.24%) DNS
17 37 (36.27%) SOAP
17 37 (36.27%) Gradle
17 37 (36.27%) ES6
18 36 (35.29%) Spring
18 36 (35.29%) Guice
19 34 (33.33%) TDD
19 34 (33.33%) Heroku
19 34 (33.33%) Microservices
20 33 (32.35%) Dropwizard
20 33 (32.35%) OWASP
21 32 (31.37%) AngularJS
22 31 (30.39%) HTML5
23 30 (29.41%) Apache

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 30 (29.41%) Apache
2 24 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (22.55%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.94%) nginx
6 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.98%) IIS
7 1 (0.98%) JBoss
7 1 (0.98%) Jetty
7 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (46.08%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (33.33%) Heroku
3 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.86%) Serverless
5 6 (5.88%) GitHub
6 4 (3.92%) Akamai
7 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.96%) Office 365
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.98%) IaaS
8 1 (0.98%) PaaS
8 1 (0.98%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Route 53
8 1 (0.98%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (51.96%) TCP/IP
2 44 (43.14%) FTP
3 41 (40.20%) SSL
4 39 (38.24%) DNS
5 8 (7.84%) HTTPS
6 5 (4.90%) Firewall
6 5 (4.90%) Internet
6 5 (4.90%) SMTP
7 3 (2.94%) IPsec
7 3 (2.94%) LAN
7 3 (2.94%) MPLS
7 3 (2.94%) SSH
7 3 (2.94%) VPN
7 3 (2.94%) WAN
7 3 (2.94%) Wireless
8 2 (1.96%) 3G
8 2 (1.96%) DHCP
8 2 (1.96%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.96%) VoIP
8 2 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.43%) MongoDB
2 24 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (21.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (18.63%) NoSQL
5 17 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 14 (13.73%) Hadoop
7 13 (12.75%) Big Data
8 11 (10.78%) MySQL
9 9 (8.82%) Redis
10 6 (5.88%) Siebel EIM
11 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.98%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.98%) DB2
12 1 (0.98%) Flink
12 1 (0.98%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.98%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 56 (54.90%) Git (software)
2 37 (36.27%) Gradle
3 30 (29.41%) GitLab
4 25 (24.51%) Jenkins
5 22 (21.57%) gulp
6 19 (18.63%) JUnit
7 14 (13.73%) Mockito
8 9 (8.82%) Gatling
8 9 (8.82%) Maven
8 9 (8.82%) webpack
9 8 (7.84%) Geb
9 8 (7.84%) Spock
10 7 (6.86%) Xdebug
11 6 (5.88%) Babel
12 5 (4.90%) Selenium
13 4 (3.92%) Appium
13 4 (3.92%) Artifactory
13 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
14 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (27.45%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Banking
3 7 (6.86%) Advertising
4 6 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (73.53%) Developer
2 39 (38.24%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.73%) Agile Developer
3 14 (13.73%) Agile Java Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Senior Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Ruby Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Technical Leader
6 8 (7.84%) Lead Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Lead Java Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Technical Developer
7 7 (6.86%) LAMP Developer
7 7 (6.86%) MySQL Developer
7 7 (6.86%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 7 (6.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.88%) React Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Siebel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (49.02%) REST
2 46 (45.10%) CSS
3 42 (41.18%) HTML
3 42 (41.18%) OAuth
4 40 (39.22%) OAuth2
5 37 (36.27%) SOAP
6 36 (35.29%) Guice
6 36 (35.29%) Spring
7 33 (32.35%) Dropwizard
8 32 (31.37%) AngularJS
9 31 (30.39%) HTML5
10 25 (24.51%) Web Services
11 24 (23.53%) Ratpack
12 23 (22.55%) Kafka
13 22 (21.57%) Spring Boot
14 21 (20.59%) Ember.js
15 18 (17.65%) React
16 13 (12.75%) Node.js
16 13 (12.75%) RESTful
17 11 (10.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Fintech
2 9 (8.82%) Credit Risk
3 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (6.86%) User Experience
5 6 (5.88%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.92%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.92%) PKI
6 4 (3.92%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.98%) BYOD
8 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (44.12%) Linux
2 17 (16.67%) Unix
3 8 (7.84%) Windows
4 5 (4.90%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.92%) CentOS
6 3 (2.94%) CoreOS
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.96%) Solaris
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.98%) Android
8 1 (0.98%) Debian
8 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.98%) SUSE
8 1 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.33%) Microservices
2 34 (33.33%) TDD
3 33 (32.35%) OWASP
4 24 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
5 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 21 (20.59%) Test Automation
6 20 (19.61%) Unit Testing
7 18 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (16.67%) BDD
8 17 (16.67%) Scrum
9 15 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (13.73%) Pair Programming
11 13 (12.75%) OO
12 12 (11.76%) Multithreading
12 12 (11.76%) SDLC
13 10 (9.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 10 (9.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 63 (61.76%) Java
2 49 (48.04%) JavaScript
3 43 (42.16%) Java 8
4 37 (36.27%) ES6
5 21 (20.59%) TypeScript
6 16 (15.69%) SQL
7 12 (11.76%) Ruby
8 11 (10.78%) Groovy
9 8 (7.84%) PHP
10 7 (6.86%) Python
11 6 (5.88%) C#
11 6 (5.88%) JSX
11 6 (5.88%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
12 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.94%) Go
14 2 (1.96%) Perl
14 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.98%) C
15 1 (0.98%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) Siebel Certification
2 2 (1.96%) CCNA
2 2 (1.96%) CCNP
2 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.98%) CISSP
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
System Software
1 52 (50.98%) Docker
2 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.96%) Xen
4 1 (0.98%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (27.45%) Kubernetes
2 24 (23.53%) Docker Swarm
3 10 (9.80%) Prometheus
4 9 (8.82%) Ansible
4 9 (8.82%) Marathon
4 9 (8.82%) Mesos
5 6 (5.88%) Puppet
6 5 (4.90%) Terraform
7 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.96%) Kibana
8 2 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.98%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.98%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.98%) Grafana
9 1 (0.98%) Graylog
9 1 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.98%) logstash
9 1 (0.98%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.98%) Rancher
9 1 (0.98%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (6.86%) SAP
3 6 (5.88%) Siebel
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.92%) Prolexic
5 4 (3.92%) Splunk
6 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.96%) Aruba
7 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco
7 2 (1.96%) Empirix
7 2 (1.96%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.96%) IBM
7 2 (1.96%) Meraki
7 2 (1.96%) Nokia
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle
7 2 (1.96%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.98%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.98%) CyberArk