Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 177 178
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -44
Contract jobs citing HTTP 44 79 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 1.13% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.93% 10.29% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 67 63
City of London median daily rate £550 £575 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +13.86% -8.18%
10th Percentile £413 £358 £411
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
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 635 768 744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.72% 10.94% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 594 579
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £205 £163 £213
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 13
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.86
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.28
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.73 £16.96
% change year-on-year +6.78% +10.45% -8.09%

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 13 November 2019.

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

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 13 November 2019. 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
HTTP
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 27 (61.36%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) REST
2 20 (45.45%) Docker
2 20 (45.45%) Microservices
3 18 (40.91%) TDD
4 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (38.64%) Kubernetes
4 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
5 16 (36.36%) SOAP
6 15 (34.09%) Spring
7 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
7 14 (31.82%) Java 8
8 13 (29.55%) DNS
8 13 (29.55%) FTP
8 13 (29.55%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (27.27%) Gradle
9 12 (27.27%) OAuth2
9 12 (27.27%) Spring Boot
9 12 (27.27%) TypeScript
9 12 (27.27%) SSL
9 12 (27.27%) OAuth
10 11 (25.00%) HTML
10 11 (25.00%) Dropwizard
10 11 (25.00%) OWASP
10 11 (25.00%) BDD
11 10 (22.73%) MongoDB
11 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
11 10 (22.73%) Kafka

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 7 (15.91%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (6.82%) GCP
2 3 (6.82%) GitHub
2 3 (6.82%) Serverless
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.27%) Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.27%) Route 53
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 13 (29.55%) DNS
2 13 (29.55%) FTP
3 12 (27.27%) SSL
4 5 (11.36%) Internet
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
6 2 (4.55%) Broadband
6 2 (4.55%) SMTP
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.27%) Firewall
7 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.27%) IPsec
7 1 (2.27%) Network Security
7 1 (2.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) MongoDB
1 10 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (15.91%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.27%) Redis
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.27%) Gradle
3 10 (22.73%) Gatling
3 10 (22.73%) Geb
3 10 (22.73%) GitLab
3 10 (22.73%) Spock
4 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
5 6 (13.64%) gulp
6 3 (6.82%) git-flow
6 3 (6.82%) Maven
6 3 (6.82%) Mockito
7 2 (4.55%) Ant
7 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.55%) JMeter
7 2 (4.55%) JUnit
8 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.27%) JIRA
8 1 (2.27%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Front Office
2 1 (2.27%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Law
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Python Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Angular Developer
8 2 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.55%) React Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) REST
2 16 (36.36%) SOAP
3 15 (34.09%) Spring
4 12 (27.27%) OAuth
4 12 (27.27%) OAuth2
4 12 (27.27%) Spring Boot
5 11 (25.00%) Dropwizard
5 11 (25.00%) HTML
6 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
6 10 (22.73%) CSS
6 10 (22.73%) Guice
6 10 (22.73%) Kafka
6 10 (22.73%) Ratpack
6 10 (22.73%) WireMock
7 8 (18.18%) RESTful
8 7 (15.91%) Ember.js
9 6 (13.64%) HTML5
9 6 (13.64%) Web Services
10 5 (11.36%) WebSockets
11 4 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Unix
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Debian
5 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Microservices
2 18 (40.91%) TDD
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 13 (29.55%) Domain-Driven Design
6 11 (25.00%) BDD
6 11 (25.00%) OWASP
7 8 (18.18%) DevOps
7 8 (18.18%) OO
8 7 (15.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (13.64%) API Design
10 5 (11.36%) Fintech
11 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.09%) Open Source
12 3 (6.82%) High Availability
12 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.82%) Scrum
12 3 (6.82%) SDLC
12 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) Java 8
3 12 (27.27%) TypeScript
4 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.73%) Python
5 5 (11.36%) ES6
6 4 (9.09%) Kotlin
7 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.55%) C
7 2 (4.55%) C#
7 2 (4.55%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) Go
7 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.55%) SQL
8 1 (2.27%) JSX
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCDST
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) Kubernetes
2 10 (22.73%) Docker Swarm
2 10 (22.73%) Terraform
3 4 (9.09%) Puppet
4 3 (6.82%) Ansible
4 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.27%) Istio
5 1 (2.27%) linkerd
5 1 (2.27%) MIIS
5 1 (2.27%) Perfmon
5 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Apple
1 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco
1 1 (2.27%) Darktrace
1 1 (2.27%) Meraki
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
1 1 (2.27%) Proofpoint
1 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
1 1 (2.27%) Snow
1 1 (2.27%) Sony
1 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
1 1 (2.27%) VMware