Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 165 157
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing HTTP 124 78 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.76% 1.21% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.12% 11.29% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 49 67
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £368 £329
90th Percentile £625 £630 £630
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £28.40 -
Central London median hourly rate - £28.40 -

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 878 691 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.47% 10.72% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 523 700
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.21% +6.73%
10th Percentile £206 £180 £260
90th Percentile £625 £637 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £21.16 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.90% +8.49% +4.28%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.31 £13.88
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £28.63
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.37% +0.39% +6.95%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018, 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 79 (63.71%) Java
2 65 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (51.61%) REST
4 58 (46.77%) Git (software)
5 56 (45.16%) JavaScript
6 54 (43.55%) TCP/IP
7 52 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
8 51 (41.13%) Docker
9 49 (39.52%) HTML
9 49 (39.52%) CSS
9 49 (39.52%) TDD
10 47 (37.90%) FTP
11 46 (37.10%) SOAP
11 46 (37.10%) OAuth
12 45 (36.29%) Linux
12 45 (36.29%) OAuth2
13 44 (35.48%) Web Services
14 43 (34.68%) Java 8
15 41 (33.06%) DNS
15 41 (33.06%) SSL
16 38 (30.65%) ES6
17 36 (29.03%) AngularJS
17 36 (29.03%) Microservices
17 36 (29.03%) Finance
18 35 (28.23%) Spring
19 34 (27.42%) Guice
19 34 (27.42%) SQL
19 34 (27.42%) Gradle
20 33 (26.61%) Heroku
20 33 (26.61%) OWASP

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 31 (25.00%) Apache
2 17 (13.71%) Apache Spark
2 17 (13.71%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.42%) IIS
4 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.61%) nginx
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.81%) CMS
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Jetty
6 1 (0.81%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 52 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (26.61%) Heroku
3 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.65%) Serverless
5 6 (4.84%) GitHub
6 4 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.42%) Akamai
8 2 (1.61%) IaaS
8 2 (1.61%) Office 365
8 2 (1.61%) PaaS
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.81%) Datadog
9 1 (0.81%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) Route 53
9 1 (0.81%) SaaS
9 1 (0.81%) Slack
9 1 (0.81%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (43.55%) TCP/IP
2 47 (37.90%) FTP
3 41 (33.06%) DNS
3 41 (33.06%) SSL
4 8 (6.45%) SMTP
5 6 (4.84%) Firewall
5 6 (4.84%) IMAP
6 5 (4.03%) HTTPS
6 5 (4.03%) Internet
7 4 (3.23%) X.509
8 3 (2.42%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.42%) Intranet
9 2 (1.61%) Extranet
9 2 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.61%) IPsec
9 2 (1.61%) LAN
9 2 (1.61%) SSH
9 2 (1.61%) WAN
10 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 30 (24.19%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (20.97%) Relational Database
4 24 (19.35%) NoSQL
5 18 (14.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (11.29%) MySQL
7 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
8 12 (9.68%) Siebel EIM
9 10 (8.06%) Redis
10 9 (7.26%) Big Data
10 9 (7.26%) Hadoop
11 4 (3.23%) Blockchain
12 3 (2.42%) Bigtable
12 3 (2.42%) Power BI
12 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.61%) HBase
14 1 (0.81%) Impala
14 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.81%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 58 (46.77%) Git (software)
2 34 (27.42%) Gradle
3 30 (24.19%) GitLab
4 20 (16.13%) gulp
4 20 (16.13%) Jenkins
5 17 (13.71%) JUnit
6 14 (11.29%) Gatling
6 14 (11.29%) Geb
6 14 (11.29%) Spock
7 13 (10.48%) Mockito
8 10 (8.06%) webpack
9 8 (6.45%) Maven
9 8 (6.45%) Xdebug
10 7 (5.65%) Babel
11 4 (3.23%) Appium
11 4 (3.23%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.23%) Selenium
12 3 (2.42%) Subversion
13 2 (1.61%) Ant
14 1 (0.81%) JMeter
General
1 36 (29.03%) Finance
2 12 (9.68%) Financial Institution
3 9 (7.26%) Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Law
4 4 (3.23%) Legal
4 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Advertising
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (76.61%) Developer
2 40 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.74%) Agile Developer
4 18 (14.52%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Siebel Developer
6 11 (8.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Ruby Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.45%) LAMP Developer
7 8 (6.45%) MySQL Developer
7 8 (6.45%) PHP Developer
7 8 (6.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 8 (6.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Architect
8 7 (5.65%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (51.61%) REST
2 49 (39.52%) CSS
2 49 (39.52%) HTML
3 46 (37.10%) OAuth
3 46 (37.10%) SOAP
4 45 (36.29%) OAuth2
5 44 (35.48%) Web Services
6 36 (29.03%) AngularJS
7 35 (28.23%) Spring
8 34 (27.42%) Guice
9 32 (25.81%) Dropwizard
10 31 (25.00%) HTML5
11 26 (20.97%) XML
12 24 (19.35%) Kafka
13 23 (18.55%) Ratpack
14 22 (17.74%) Spring Boot
15 21 (16.94%) Ember.js
16 20 (16.13%) RESTful
17 18 (14.52%) React
18 14 (11.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.68%) Fintech
2 12 (9.68%) Hedge funds
3 10 (8.06%) Credit Risk
4 9 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (5.65%) User Experience
6 4 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.23%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.42%) PKI
8 2 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.29%) Linux
2 17 (13.71%) Unix
3 7 (5.65%) Windows
4 6 (4.84%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.23%) CentOS
6 3 (2.42%) Android
6 3 (2.42%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.61%) Solaris
7 2 (1.61%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.81%) Debian
8 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.81%) SUSE
8 1 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (39.52%) TDD
3 36 (29.03%) Microservices
4 33 (26.61%) OWASP
5 28 (22.58%) Software Engineering
6 27 (21.77%) BDD
6 27 (21.77%) Unit Testing
7 24 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (18.55%) Domain-Driven Design
9 20 (16.13%) SDLC
9 20 (16.13%) Test Automation
10 19 (15.32%) OO
10 19 (15.32%) Scrum
11 18 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (12.90%) OOP
13 15 (12.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 15 (12.10%) Pair Programming
14 14 (11.29%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (10.48%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (9.68%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 79 (63.71%) Java
2 56 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 43 (34.68%) Java 8
4 38 (30.65%) ES6
5 34 (27.42%) SQL
6 20 (16.13%) Groovy
6 20 (16.13%) TypeScript
7 13 (10.48%) Ruby
8 12 (9.68%) C#
8 12 (9.68%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
9 10 (8.06%) PHP
10 9 (7.26%) Scala
10 9 (7.26%) Shell Script
11 8 (6.45%) Python
12 7 (5.65%) JSX
13 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
14 5 (4.03%) Go
15 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
15 3 (2.42%) Kotlin
15 3 (2.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Siebel Certification
2 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) CISSP
4 1 (0.81%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) GCP
System Software
1 51 (41.13%) Docker
2 7 (5.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.61%) Firmware
3 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.61%) Xen
4 1 (0.81%) HDFS
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) KVM
4 1 (0.81%) NFS
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.81%) SRDF
4 1 (0.81%) vCloud
4 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (18.55%) Docker Swarm
2 17 (13.71%) Kubernetes
3 10 (8.06%) Marathon
3 10 (8.06%) Mesos
3 10 (8.06%) Prometheus
4 8 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.84%) Ansible
5 6 (4.84%) Terraform
6 5 (4.03%) Puppet
7 4 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.61%) Kibana
8 2 (1.61%) Nagios
9 1 (0.81%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.81%) Graylog
9 1 (0.81%) logstash
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.81%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.81%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.81%) Salt
9 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (9.68%) Siebel
2 9 (7.26%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (6.45%) SAP
4 5 (4.03%) Splunk
5 3 (2.42%) Cisco
5 3 (2.42%) F5
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle
5 3 (2.42%) Prolexic
5 3 (2.42%) VMware
6 2 (1.61%) Apigee
6 2 (1.61%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.61%) Google
6 2 (1.61%) IBM
6 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.81%) Darktrace
7 1 (0.81%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.81%) New Relic
7 1 (0.81%) Qualys
7 1 (0.81%) Rackspace