Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 147 154
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 +14
Contract jobs citing HTTP 128 82 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.83% 1.33% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.51% 12.15% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 60 51
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £363 £363 £306
90th Percentile £625 £610 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £481
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £28.40 -
Central London median hourly rate - £28.40 -

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 882 675 777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.64% 10.96% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 515 580
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £235 £207 £256
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.10 £20.08 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.85% -16.34% +28.34%
10th Percentile £12.13 £12.92 £18.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.98 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £20.08 £21.34
% change year-on-year -9.85% -5.92% +13.21%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 83 (64.84%) Java
2 69 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (53.91%) REST
3 57 (44.53%) TDD
3 57 (44.53%) JavaScript
4 54 (42.19%) Git (software)
4 54 (42.19%) Amazon AWS
5 53 (41.41%) TCP/IP
6 51 (39.84%) Docker
7 50 (39.06%) HTML
8 48 (37.50%) SOAP
9 46 (35.94%) CSS
10 45 (35.16%) Linux
11 44 (34.38%) Java 8
12 43 (33.59%) Web Services
12 43 (33.59%) FTP
12 43 (33.59%) OAuth
13 42 (32.81%) OAuth2
14 41 (32.03%) SSL
15 38 (29.69%) DNS
15 38 (29.69%) PostgreSQL
16 37 (28.91%) AngularJS
17 35 (27.34%) ES6
17 35 (27.34%) Software Engineering
17 35 (27.34%) SQL
18 34 (26.56%) Gradle
18 34 (26.56%) MongoDB
19 33 (25.78%) BDD
20 32 (25.00%) Dropwizard
20 32 (25.00%) Guice

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 25 (19.53%) Apache
2 12 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (7.03%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.34%) IIS
6 2 (1.56%) nginx
6 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.78%) JBoss
7 1 (0.78%) Jetty
7 1 (0.78%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 54 (42.19%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (24.22%) Heroku
3 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.69%) GitHub
4 6 (4.69%) Serverless
5 4 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.56%) IaaS
6 2 (1.56%) Office 365
6 2 (1.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.78%) Datadog
7 1 (0.78%) Force.com
7 1 (0.78%) G Suite
7 1 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Route 53
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (41.41%) TCP/IP
2 43 (33.59%) FTP
3 41 (32.03%) SSL
4 38 (29.69%) DNS
5 9 (7.03%) SMTP
6 7 (5.47%) Firewall
6 7 (5.47%) IMAP
7 6 (4.69%) Internet
8 5 (3.91%) HTTPS
9 4 (3.13%) LAN
9 4 (3.13%) WAN
10 3 (2.34%) X.509
11 2 (1.56%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.56%) Extranet
11 2 (1.56%) Intranet
11 2 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.56%) IPsec
11 2 (1.56%) MPLS
11 2 (1.56%) Multicast
11 2 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.69%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (26.56%) MongoDB
3 25 (19.53%) NoSQL
3 25 (19.53%) Relational Database
4 17 (13.28%) MySQL
5 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 12 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (8.59%) Siebel EIM
8 8 (6.25%) Redis
9 3 (2.34%) Bigtable
9 3 (2.34%) Blockchain
9 3 (2.34%) Power BI
9 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.56%) Big Data
10 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.56%) HBase
11 1 (0.78%) DB2
11 1 (0.78%) Impala
11 1 (0.78%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (42.19%) Git (software)
2 34 (26.56%) Gradle
3 28 (21.88%) GitLab
4 20 (15.63%) Gatling
4 20 (15.63%) Geb
4 20 (15.63%) gulp
4 20 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 20 (15.63%) Spock
5 16 (12.50%) JUnit
6 11 (8.59%) Mockito
7 9 (7.03%) Maven
7 9 (7.03%) webpack
8 8 (6.25%) Xdebug
9 6 (4.69%) Babel
10 4 (3.13%) Appium
10 4 (3.13%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.13%) Selenium
11 3 (2.34%) Subversion
12 2 (1.56%) Ant
12 2 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 31 (24.22%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Financial Institution
3 8 (6.25%) Legal
4 7 (5.47%) Banking
4 7 (5.47%) Law
5 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (75.00%) Developer
2 41 (32.03%) Java Developer
3 27 (21.09%) Agile Developer
4 20 (15.63%) Agile Java Developer
5 14 (10.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (8.59%) Siebel Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Ruby Developer
9 8 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) LAMP Developer
9 8 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
9 8 (6.25%) PHP Developer
9 8 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 8 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Architect
10 7 (5.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) React Developer
11 6 (4.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (53.91%) REST
2 50 (39.06%) HTML
3 48 (37.50%) SOAP
4 46 (35.94%) CSS
5 43 (33.59%) OAuth
5 43 (33.59%) Web Services
6 42 (32.81%) OAuth2
7 37 (28.91%) AngularJS
8 32 (25.00%) Dropwizard
8 32 (25.00%) Guice
9 30 (23.44%) Spring
10 29 (22.66%) HTML5
10 29 (22.66%) XML
11 23 (17.97%) Ratpack
12 21 (16.41%) Ember.js
12 21 (16.41%) RESTful
13 20 (15.63%) WireMock
14 17 (13.28%) Spring Boot
15 16 (12.50%) Kafka
16 15 (11.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.59%) Hedge funds
3 10 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (7.03%) Fintech
5 8 (6.25%) Credit Risk
6 7 (5.47%) User Experience
7 4 (3.13%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.13%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.78%) BYOD
10 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.16%) Linux
2 13 (10.16%) Unix
3 10 (7.81%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.69%) Windows
5 5 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.13%) CentOS
7 3 (2.34%) Android
7 3 (2.34%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.56%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.78%) Debian
9 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.78%) Solaris
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (44.53%) TDD
3 35 (27.34%) Software Engineering
4 33 (25.78%) BDD
5 31 (24.22%) OWASP
6 30 (23.44%) Microservices
7 24 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 23 (17.97%) Domain-Driven Design
9 22 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (16.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 21 (16.41%) OO
11 18 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (14.06%) Test Automation
12 17 (13.28%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (13.28%) OOP
13 16 (12.50%) DevOps
13 16 (12.50%) SDLC
14 15 (11.72%) Scrum
15 13 (10.16%) Pair Programming
16 12 (9.38%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 83 (64.84%) Java
2 57 (44.53%) JavaScript
3 44 (34.38%) Java 8
4 35 (27.34%) ES6
4 35 (27.34%) SQL
5 26 (20.31%) Groovy
6 20 (15.63%) TypeScript
7 16 (12.50%) Scala
8 14 (10.94%) C#
9 11 (8.59%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 10 (7.81%) Ruby
11 9 (7.03%) PHP
12 8 (6.25%) Shell Script
13 6 (4.69%) Go
13 6 (4.69%) JSX
13 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
13 6 (4.69%) Python
14 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
14 3 (2.34%) Kotlin
14 3 (2.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (8.59%) Siebel Certification
2 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) CISSP
4 1 (0.78%) CCNP
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) GCP
System Software
1 51 (39.84%) Docker
2 10 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.91%) vCloud
4 2 (1.56%) Firmware
4 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.56%) Xen
5 1 (0.78%) HDFS
5 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.78%) KVM
5 1 (0.78%) NFS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.78%) SRDF
5 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (17.97%) Docker Swarm
2 12 (9.38%) Kubernetes
3 10 (7.81%) Prometheus
4 9 (7.03%) Ansible
5 8 (6.25%) Marathon
5 8 (6.25%) Mesos
5 8 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.69%) Terraform
7 4 (3.13%) Puppet
7 4 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.56%) Kibana
8 2 (1.56%) Nagios
9 1 (0.78%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.78%) Grafana
9 1 (0.78%) Graylog
9 1 (0.78%) logstash
9 1 (0.78%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.78%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.78%) Salt
9 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (8.59%) Salesforce.com
1 11 (8.59%) Siebel
2 8 (6.25%) SAP
3 7 (5.47%) VMware
4 5 (3.91%) Apigee
4 5 (3.91%) Cisco
4 5 (3.91%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.34%) F5
5 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle
6 2 (1.56%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.56%) Google
6 2 (1.56%) IBM
6 2 (1.56%) Splunk
7 1 (0.78%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.78%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.78%) New Relic
7 1 (0.78%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.78%) Talend