Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 145 108 187
Rank change year-on-year -37 +79 -2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 42 14 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 0.71% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.20% 5.51% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 30
10th Percentile £454 £404 £350
25th Percentile £525 £457 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £525 £588
Median % change year-on-year +19.05% -10.64% +2.17%
75th Percentile £688 £575 £675
90th Percentile £713 " £706
Central London median daily rate £625 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% -2.65%
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 375 254 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.35% 12.81% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 205 479
10th Percentile £302 £248 £199
25th Percentile £434 £375 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £611 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
10th Percentile £17.00 £22.70 £12.20
25th Percentile £21.00 " £15.88
Median hourly rate £22.25 £23.00 £19.10
Median % change year-on-year -3.26% +20.42% +2.14%
75th Percentile £34.25 £38.25 £21.25
90th Percentile £37.75 £52.35 £26.50
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.26% +15.00% +6.78%

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 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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 26 (61.90%) AWS
2 22 (52.38%) REST
2 22 (52.38%) Java
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 22 (52.38%) Kafka
3 17 (40.48%) Microservices
3 17 (40.48%) SOAP
3 17 (40.48%) NoSQL
4 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 16 (38.10%) HTTPS
4 16 (38.10%) Spring Boot
5 15 (35.71%) Technology Roadmap
5 15 (35.71%) Confluent
6 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (33.33%) DevOps
7 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
8 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (21.43%) Docker
10 8 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (19.05%) Terraform
10 8 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (19.05%) Serverless
10 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (16.67%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) Finance
11 7 (16.67%) Python
11 7 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (16.67%) Scala

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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (61.90%) AWS
2 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (19.05%) Serverless
4 7 (16.67%) GCP
5 4 (9.52%) Azure
5 4 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.38%) PaaS
6 1 (2.38%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) HTTPS
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) IGMP
3 3 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) SNMP
5 1 (2.38%) BGP
5 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.38%) SSH
5 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) NoSQL
2 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (16.67%) Redis
4 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.14%) MySQL
6 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) CircleCI
1 7 (16.67%) GoCD
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Gradle
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Social Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Advertising
4 3 (7.14%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.38%) Front Office
6 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
1 15 (35.71%) Java Engineer
1 15 (35.71%) Java Software Engineer
1 15 (35.71%) Senior Java Engineer
1 15 (35.71%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 15 (35.71%) Senior Software Engineer
1 15 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Scala Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 2 (4.76%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Product Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Products Support Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (2.38%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) Kafka
1 22 (52.38%) REST
2 17 (40.48%) SOAP
3 16 (38.10%) Spring Boot
4 7 (16.67%) Akka
4 7 (16.67%) Apache Avro
4 7 (16.67%) Play Framework
4 7 (16.67%) Scalaz
5 6 (14.29%) CSS
5 6 (14.29%) Node.js
5 6 (14.29%) React
6 5 (11.90%) HTML
6 5 (11.90%) RESTful
7 4 (9.52%) CSS3
7 4 (9.52%) JSON
7 4 (9.52%) Spring
8 3 (7.14%) Web Services
9 2 (4.76%) .NET
9 2 (4.76%) Middleware
9 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) Derivative
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Microservices
2 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 15 (35.71%) Technology Roadmap
4 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (33.33%) DevOps
5 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) UML
9 4 (9.52%) Low Latency
10 3 (7.14%) Business Case
10 3 (7.14%) Change Management
10 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
10 3 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.14%) Fintech
10 3 (7.14%) Migration
10 3 (7.14%) Thought Leadership
10 3 (7.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) Scala
4 4 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) ES6
5 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) Java 8
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Terraform
2 7 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.76%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.38%) Grafana
4 1 (2.38%) Kibana
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Confluent
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
3 2 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (2.38%) Arista
4 1 (2.38%) BMC
4 1 (2.38%) F5
4 1 (2.38%) Neustar
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Sun
4 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.38%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.38%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.38%) Zend
4 1 (2.38%) Zscaler