Period
to 5 December 2020

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 5 December 2020 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
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 187 182
Rank change year-on-year +78 -5 -15
Contract jobs citing HTTP 14 35 87
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.61% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.51% 5.63% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 75
Median daily rate £525 £588 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.64% +2.17% +13.86%
10th Percentile £393 £350 £371
90th Percentile £594 £706 £713
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £565
% change year-on-year -4.55% -2.65% +7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 254 622 770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.73% 10.82% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 468 598
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £238 £200 £158
90th Percentile £638 £658 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 31
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.95% +4.28% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22.70 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.35 £27.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate £30.25 £20.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +51.25% +6.61% +10.35%

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 5 December 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2020, 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 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) SIEM
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Information Security
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Microservices
4 5 (35.71%) Secure Coding
4 5 (35.71%) Java 8
5 4 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (28.57%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) Terraform
5 4 (28.57%) Patch Management
5 4 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (28.57%) Spring
5 4 (28.57%) IPsec
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
5 4 (28.57%) McAfee

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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (14.29%) nginx
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Liferay
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Azure
1 4 (28.57%) OpenShift
2 2 (14.29%) AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.14%) Coveralls
3 1 (7.14%) Datadog
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Logic Apps
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Serverless
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (14.29%) FTP
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Gradle
3 2 (14.29%) Gatling
3 2 (14.29%) Geb
3 2 (14.29%) GitLab
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 2 (14.29%) Spock
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
4 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) Mockito
4 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Front Office
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) CyberArk Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
3 2 (14.29%) Dropwizard
3 2 (14.29%) Ember.js
3 2 (14.29%) Guice
3 2 (14.29%) Kafka
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 2 (14.29%) OAuth
3 2 (14.29%) OAuth2
3 2 (14.29%) Ratpack
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) WireMock
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
1 5 (35.71%) Information Security
1 5 (35.71%) Microservices
1 5 (35.71%) Secure Coding
1 5 (35.71%) SIEM
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 4 (28.57%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (14.29%) OWASP
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Java 8
3 3 (21.43%) TypeScript
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Kotlin
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (28.57%) Terraform
3 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (14.29%) Puppet
5 1 (7.14%) Ansible
5 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) ArcSight
1 4 (28.57%) CyberArk
1 4 (28.57%) McAfee
1 4 (28.57%) Qualys
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) New Relic
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) VMware