Period
to 26 July 2021

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 July 2021 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 125 179
Rank change year-on-year -12 +54 -42
Contract jobs citing HTTP 25 13 62
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 0.54% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.50% 5.18% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 61
10th Percentile £389 £426 £363
25th Percentile £450 £491 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £558 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +1.45% -4.35% +15.00%
75th Percentile £609 £606 £650
90th Percentile £677 £664 £675
Central London median daily rate £558 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +1.45% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £36.50 - -

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 294 251 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.66% 10.35% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 190 548
10th Percentile £338 £214 £210
25th Percentile £413 £363 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £502 £474 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.02% -0.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £706 £638 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £466 £488
% change year-on-year +7.24% -4.36% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 17
10th Percentile £13.88 £36.78 £13.05
25th Percentile £17.44 £36.81 £18.70
Median hourly rate £22.25 £37.75 £32.50
Median % change year-on-year -41.06% +16.15% +71.05%
75th Percentile £34.25 £47.56 £42.62
90th Percentile £37.75 £52.93 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £37.63 £31.75
% change year-on-year -40.86% +18.50% +67.11%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing HTTP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HTTP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for HTTP in the City of London

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HTTP in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for HTTP in the City of London

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HTTP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for HTTP in the City of London

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 26 July 2021. 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
London Bridge - 4 £600 -
HTTP
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) AWS
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (36.00%) Change Management
4 9 (36.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) Python
5 8 (32.00%) REST
6 7 (28.00%) Kafka
6 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (28.00%) SOAP
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) XML
7 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (24.00%) CSS
7 6 (24.00%) React
7 6 (24.00%) RESTful
7 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (20.00%) Node.js
8 5 (20.00%) HTTPS
8 5 (20.00%) JSON
8 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Spring
9 4 (16.00%) Banking
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
9 4 (16.00%) Use Case
9 4 (16.00%) Load Testing

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 4 (16.00%) Apache Airflow
1 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Anypoint
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
1 1 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (8.00%) Azure
3 2 (8.00%) IaaS
3 2 (8.00%) Serverless
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon Cognito
4 1 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) GCP
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) FTP
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.00%) Big Data
2 4 (16.00%) Data Lake
2 4 (16.00%) Parquet
3 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Browser DevTools
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Postman
3 1 (4.00%) REST Assured
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Advertising
4 3 (12.00%) Social Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Data Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Python Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Python Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Product Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Products Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) REST
3 7 (28.00%) Kafka
3 7 (28.00%) SOAP
4 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 6 (24.00%) React
4 6 (24.00%) RESTful
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) JSON
5 5 (20.00%) Node.js
6 4 (16.00%) PostGIS
6 4 (16.00%) Spring
7 3 (12.00%) CSS3
7 3 (12.00%) SAML
7 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
8 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) LDAP
9 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
1 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Change Management
3 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Data Interpretation
5 4 (16.00%) Data Pipeline
5 4 (16.00%) Forensic Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (16.00%) MapReduce
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Use Case
5 4 (16.00%) XML Parsing
6 3 (12.00%) BDD
6 3 (12.00%) Microservices
6 3 (12.00%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) ES6
5 1 (4.00%) ABAP
5 1 (4.00%) Kotlin
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Confluent
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Neustar
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) Tealium
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) Zscaler