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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 122 118
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 31 37 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 1.09% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.86% 9.27% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 52
Median daily rate £456 £530 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.91% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £407 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £620 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% -18.42%  

HTTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 350 399 692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.39% 11.79% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 295 502
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing HTTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 46 (53.49%) Java
2 40 (46.51%) HTML
3 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
5 31 (36.05%) TDD
6 30 (34.88%) REST
7 29 (33.72%) CSS
8 27 (31.40%) Linux
9 26 (30.23%) JSON
9 26 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (25.58%) SSL
11 21 (24.42%) MongoDB
11 21 (24.42%) DevOps
12 20 (23.26%) BDD
12 20 (23.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 20 (23.26%) Ajax
13 19 (22.09%) Web Design
14 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
14 17 (19.77%) RESTful
14 17 (19.77%) MVC
14 17 (19.77%) Microservices
14 17 (19.77%) Jenkins
15 16 (18.60%) jQuery
16 15 (17.44%) DNS
16 15 (17.44%) XML
16 15 (17.44%) HTML5
17 14 (16.28%) AngularJS
17 14 (16.28%) Web Services
17 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure

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 5 (5.81%) CMS
2 4 (4.65%) Apache
2 4 (4.65%) IIS
2 4 (4.65%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.49%) Confluence
3 3 (3.49%) nginx
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.33%) JBoss
4 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.16%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.65%) GitHub
5 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.58%) SSL
2 15 (17.44%) DNS
3 12 (13.95%) RTSP
4 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.14%) RTP
6 5 (5.81%) Internet
6 5 (5.81%) MQTT
7 4 (4.65%) Firewall
7 4 (4.65%) HTTPS
7 4 (4.65%) SMTP
7 4 (4.65%) SSH
8 3 (3.49%) FTP
8 3 (3.49%) VPN
9 2 (2.33%) 3G
9 2 (2.33%) DHCP
9 2 (2.33%) LAN
9 2 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.33%) Telnet
9 2 (2.33%) WAN
10 1 (1.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) MongoDB
2 13 (15.12%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
4 9 (10.47%) MySQL
5 8 (9.30%) Neo4j
5 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.81%) Redis
8 3 (3.49%) Big Data
8 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.33%) GIS
9 2 (2.33%) Hazelcast
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.16%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.16%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
1 17 (19.77%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.63%) Maven
3 8 (9.30%) Bower
3 8 (9.30%) Grunt
3 8 (9.30%) gulp
3 8 (9.30%) Jasmine
3 8 (9.30%) JSHint
3 8 (9.30%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (9.30%) Protractor
3 8 (9.30%) QUnit
3 8 (9.30%) Selenium
3 8 (9.30%) Subversion
3 8 (9.30%) webpack
4 5 (5.81%) Bitbucket
4 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.65%) JIRA
6 3 (3.49%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (54.65%) Developer
2 27 (31.40%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.44%) Senior Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (9.30%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Consultant
7 6 (6.98%) Architect
7 6 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.81%) Scala Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.81%) UI Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Web UI Developer
9 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Java Scala Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (46.51%) HTML
2 30 (34.88%) REST
3 29 (33.72%) CSS
4 26 (30.23%) JSON
5 20 (23.26%) Ajax
6 17 (19.77%) RESTful
7 16 (18.60%) jQuery
8 15 (17.44%) HTML5
8 15 (17.44%) XML
9 14 (16.28%) AngularJS
9 14 (16.28%) Web Services
10 13 (15.12%) .NET
11 12 (13.95%) Spring
12 11 (12.79%) Kafka
12 11 (12.79%) Node.js
13 10 (11.63%) SOAP
14 9 (10.47%) Dropwizard
14 9 (10.47%) LESS
14 9 (10.47%) React
15 8 (9.30%) Compass CSS Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.30%) Graphic Design
2 8 (9.30%) Streaming Video
3 7 (8.14%) MPEG
4 6 (6.98%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.81%) User Experience
5 5 (5.81%) Video on Demand
6 4 (4.65%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.49%) Clustering
7 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.33%) Equities
8 2 (2.33%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.16%) iPad
9 1 (1.16%) iPhone
9 1 (1.16%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Linux
2 13 (15.12%) Unix
3 10 (11.63%) Windows
4 8 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.30%) Mac OS X
5 7 (8.14%) Android
6 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.65%) CoreOS
7 4 (4.65%) RancherOS
8 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.16%) CentOS
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) TDD
3 21 (24.42%) DevOps
4 20 (23.26%) BDD
4 20 (23.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 19 (22.09%) Web Design
6 17 (19.77%) Microservices
6 17 (19.77%) MVC
7 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (16.28%) Pair Programming
7 14 (16.28%) Scrum
8 13 (15.12%) High Availability
9 12 (13.95%) Configuration Management
10 11 (12.79%) Web Development
11 9 (10.47%) Front End Development
12 8 (9.30%) Kanban
12 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.14%) Automated Testing
14 6 (6.98%) Continuous Deployment
14 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 46 (53.49%) Java
2 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.12%) SQL
4 12 (13.95%) Scala
5 10 (11.63%) Python
6 9 (10.47%) C#
7 7 (8.14%) C
7 7 (8.14%) Ruby
8 6 (6.98%) Go
9 4 (4.65%) PHP
10 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.49%) C++
11 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.33%) Perl
11 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.33%) VB
11 2 (2.33%) XPath
12 1 (1.16%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.16%) CEH
3 1 (1.16%) CISA
3 1 (1.16%) CISM
3 1 (1.16%) CISSP
3 1 (1.16%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) HL7
3 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Docker
2 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.65%) etcd
3 4 (4.65%) flannel
4 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.16%) HDFS
6 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.16%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Puppet
2 6 (6.98%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.81%) Rancher
4 4 (4.65%) Ansible
4 4 (4.65%) Consul
4 4 (4.65%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (4.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (4.65%) Marathon
4 4 (4.65%) Mesos
4 4 (4.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.33%) DameWare
5 2 (2.33%) Terraform
6 1 (1.16%) Grafana
6 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.16%) Kibana
6 1 (1.16%) logstash
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (1.16%) OSSEC
6 1 (1.16%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle
2 7 (8.14%) Brightcove
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.65%) VMware
4 3 (3.49%) OpenText
4 3 (3.49%) RedDot
4 3 (3.49%) Siebel
5 2 (2.33%) Altiris
5 2 (2.33%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.33%) Citrix
5 2 (2.33%) IBM
5 2 (2.33%) Remedy
5 2 (2.33%) Reuters
6 1 (1.16%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.16%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.16%) F5
6 1 (1.16%) MEDITECH
6 1 (1.16%) Splunk
6 1 (1.16%) Tableau
6 1 (1.16%) WorldPay
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