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 23 June 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.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 111 126
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 47 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.42% 1.57% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.74% 11.13% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 59
Median daily rate £525 £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £330 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £645 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +18.30% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £28.40 - £19.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -53.71%  

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 342 476 742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.36% 14.07% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 375 546
Median daily rate £425 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 25
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 37 (48.68%) Java
2 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (40.79%) Web Services
4 28 (36.84%) Linux
5 27 (35.53%) HTML
6 25 (32.89%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (31.58%) SQL
8 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
8 23 (30.26%) XML
8 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
9 21 (27.63%) REST
10 20 (26.32%) TDD
11 19 (25.00%) CSS
12 18 (23.68%) Finance
13 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (21.05%) Relational Database
14 16 (21.05%) DevOps
14 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
14 16 (21.05%) SSL
14 16 (21.05%) QA
15 13 (17.11%) JSON
15 13 (17.11%) Python
15 13 (17.11%) Scala
15 13 (17.11%) Node.js
15 13 (17.11%) MongoDB
16 12 (15.79%) RESTful
16 12 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (15.79%) DNS
16 12 (15.79%) SOAP

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 (9.21%) Apache
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
3 4 (5.26%) CMS
3 4 (5.26%) nginx
3 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.95%) Confluence
4 3 (3.95%) Liferay
5 2 (2.63%) CICS
5 2 (2.63%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.32%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.89%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.21%) GitHub
4 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.95%) Heroku
5 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.32%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) SSL
1 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.79%) DNS
3 11 (14.47%) FTP
4 5 (6.58%) Firewall
4 5 (6.58%) HTTPS
5 4 (5.26%) Internet
5 4 (5.26%) MPLS
5 4 (5.26%) SSH
6 3 (3.95%) Network Security
6 3 (3.95%) VPN
7 2 (2.63%) LAN
7 2 (2.63%) LDAP
7 2 (2.63%) VPLS
7 2 (2.63%) WAN
8 1 (1.32%) ADSL
8 1 (1.32%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.32%) RTSP
8 1 (1.32%) VLAN
8 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 13 (17.11%) MongoDB
3 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.53%) Siebel EIM
5 7 (9.21%) MySQL
6 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
7 5 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.95%) CouchDB
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.63%) Big Data
9 2 (2.63%) DB2
9 2 (2.63%) GIS
9 2 (2.63%) Hazelcast
9 2 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (2.63%) OLTP
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.16%) webpack
3 7 (9.21%) Bower
3 7 (9.21%) Grunt
3 7 (9.21%) gulp
3 7 (9.21%) Jasmine
4 6 (7.89%) Mocha
5 5 (6.58%) Gradle
5 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.26%) JIRA
6 4 (5.26%) Maven
6 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.95%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.63%) Hudson
8 2 (2.63%) Selenium
8 2 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Financial Institution
3 8 (10.53%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Publishing
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Architect
4 8 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Siebel Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Scala Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Azure Architect
7 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Platform Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Tester
8 2 (2.63%) Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) Web Services
2 27 (35.53%) HTML
3 23 (30.26%) XML
4 21 (27.63%) REST
5 19 (25.00%) CSS
6 13 (17.11%) JSON
6 13 (17.11%) Node.js
7 12 (15.79%) RESTful
7 12 (15.79%) SOAP
8 10 (13.16%) React
9 9 (11.84%) .NET
9 9 (11.84%) HTML5
10 8 (10.53%) jQuery
10 8 (10.53%) Redux
11 7 (9.21%) Ajax
11 7 (9.21%) CSS3
12 6 (7.89%) Dropwizard
13 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (6.58%) Hibernate
13 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.16%) Hedge funds
3 9 (11.84%) User Experience
4 5 (6.58%) Clustering
5 4 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.95%) PKI
6 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.63%) VSAM
8 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.32%) iPad
8 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Linux
2 11 (14.47%) Windows
3 6 (7.89%) Unix
4 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.26%) Android
5 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.26%) CoreOS
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.63%) CentOS
7 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.32%) AIX
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.32%) RancherOS
8 1 (1.32%) Solaris
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) TDD
3 16 (21.05%) DevOps
4 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (14.47%) EAI
5 11 (14.47%) Web Design
6 10 (13.16%) SDLC
6 10 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 10 (13.16%) Workflow
7 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.84%) Microservices
7 9 (11.84%) Web Development
8 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.21%) BDD
9 7 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (9.21%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (9.21%) MVC
9 7 (9.21%) Software Testing
9 7 (9.21%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) Java
2 24 (31.58%) SQL
3 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.11%) Python
4 13 (17.11%) Scala
5 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.21%) Ruby
5 7 (9.21%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
6 6 (7.89%) Groovy
7 5 (6.58%) C#
8 4 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.63%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.63%) C++
10 2 (2.63%) GraphQL
10 2 (2.63%) PHP
10 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.32%) C-shell
11 1 (1.32%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Siebel Certification
2 3 (3.95%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) CEH
3 2 (2.63%) CISSP
3 2 (2.63%) CREST Certified
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.32%) GCIA
4 1 (1.32%) GCIH
4 1 (1.32%) GIAC
4 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.32%) PMP
4 1 (1.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) COBIT
2 1 (1.32%) COSO
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) vCloud
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.32%) etcd
3 1 (1.32%) flannel
3 1 (1.32%) HDFS
3 1 (1.32%) KVM
3 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) Puppet
2 10 (13.16%) Ansible
3 6 (7.89%) Terraform
4 5 (6.58%) Kubernetes
4 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.95%) Grafana
7 2 (2.63%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.63%) Kibana
7 2 (2.63%) logstash
7 2 (2.63%) Nagios
7 2 (2.63%) Rancher
8 1 (1.32%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.32%) Consul
8 1 (1.32%) Graphite
8 1 (1.32%) Marathon
8 1 (1.32%) Mesos
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (1.32%) SCCM
8 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Siebel
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
4 6 (7.89%) Google
5 3 (3.95%) VMware
6 2 (2.63%) F5
6 2 (2.63%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) OpenText
6 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.63%) RedDot
6 2 (2.63%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.63%) TSYS
7 1 (1.32%) Apple
7 1 (1.32%) Brightcove
7 1 (1.32%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.32%) NetApp
7 1 (1.32%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.32%) Splunk
7 1 (1.32%) Tableau
7 1 (1.32%) WorldPay
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