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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 2022 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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 156 130 135
Rank change year-on-year -26 +5 +25
Contract jobs citing HTTP 30 24 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 0.84% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.44% 8.89% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 16
10th Percentile £509 £450 £369
25th Percentile £577 £488 £459
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £600 £515
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +16.50% -10.43%
75th Percentile £713 £638 £682
90th Percentile £731 £714 £709
Central London median daily rate £675 £600 £525
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -4.55%

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 403 270 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.65% 9.47% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 203 218
10th Percentile £313 £314 £213
25th Percentile £427 £386 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £696 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 5
10th Percentile - £11.98 £24.72
25th Percentile £21.00 £12.69 £33.75
Median hourly rate £30.50 £14.75 £37.75
Median % change year-on-year +106.78% -60.93% +18.90%
75th Percentile £48.81 £17.19 £51.25
90th Percentile £62.43 £18.13 £54.40
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £37.13
% change year-on-year +122.22% -57.58% +65.00%

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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022, 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 19 (63.33%) REST
2 18 (60.00%) AWS
3 17 (56.67%) SQL
4 15 (50.00%) Java
4 15 (50.00%) SOAP
4 15 (50.00%) Kafka
5 13 (43.33%) HTTPS
6 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (40.00%) Spring Boot
7 11 (36.67%) Technology Roadmap
8 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 10 (33.33%) Serverless
8 10 (33.33%) Confluent
8 10 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 10 (33.33%) Microservices
9 9 (30.00%) Docker
10 8 (26.67%) DevOps
10 8 (26.67%) Agile
11 7 (23.33%) JSON
12 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (20.00%) Azure
12 6 (20.00%) Terraform
13 5 (16.67%) Scala
13 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
13 5 (16.67%) Akka
13 5 (16.67%) Linux
13 5 (16.67%) Scrum
13 5 (16.67%) CI/CD
14 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL

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 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (10.00%) Confluence
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Jetty
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (3.33%) Ethereum
3 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (60.00%) AWS
2 10 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (33.33%) Serverless
3 6 (20.00%) Azure
4 4 (13.33%) GCP
5 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (6.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Storage
7 1 (3.33%) Apigee
7 1 (3.33%) Boomi
7 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
7 1 (3.33%) PaaS
7 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) HTTPS
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) SSH
2 3 (10.00%) SSL
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) SMTP
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) FTP
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) IPFS
4 1 (3.33%) S/MIME
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.33%) Redis
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Power BI
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) CircleCI
2 3 (10.00%) GoCD
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) AppScan
3 2 (6.67%) Babel
3 2 (6.67%) Burp Suite
3 2 (6.67%) Cypress.io
3 2 (6.67%) ESLint
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Storybook
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Moq
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Presentation Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Social Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Java Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) REST
2 15 (50.00%) Kafka
2 15 (50.00%) SOAP
3 12 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 7 (23.33%) JSON
5 5 (16.67%) Akka
6 3 (10.00%) .NET
6 3 (10.00%) Apache Avro
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.00%) CSS
6 3 (10.00%) HTML
6 3 (10.00%) Middleware
6 3 (10.00%) Play Framework
6 3 (10.00%) Scalaz
6 3 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (6.67%) AWS Amplify
7 2 (6.67%) Enzyme
7 2 (6.67%) Jest
7 2 (6.67%) Next.js
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (36.67%) Technology Roadmap
3 10 (33.33%) Microservices
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (26.67%) Agile
4 8 (26.67%) DevOps
5 5 (16.67%) CI/CD
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.00%) Kanban
6 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Actionable Insight
7 2 (6.67%) OWASP
7 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Secure Coding
7 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) Scala
5 4 (13.33%) Bash
5 4 (13.33%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) Python
6 3 (10.00%) ES6
6 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.67%) C
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.67%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.33%) Go
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) CEH
2 2 (6.67%) CISSP
2 2 (6.67%) CSSLP
2 2 (6.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Accessibility
1 2 (6.67%) Actionable Recommendations
1 2 (6.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Terraform
2 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.00%) Ansible
4 2 (6.67%) HP Fortify
4 2 (6.67%) Nessus
4 2 (6.67%) WebInspect
5 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.33%) Puppet
5 1 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Confluent
2 3 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Aruba
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.67%) Checkmarx
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Qualys
3 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.67%) Zscaler
4 1 (3.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Databricks
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud