Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 178 145
Rank change year-on-year +60 -33 +16
Contract jobs citing HTTP 13 55 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.85% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.39% 7.79% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 54 93
Median daily rate £525 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £473 £373 £363
90th Percentile £575 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 241 706 864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.17% 10.91% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 528 680
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £261 £207 £206
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 27
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +71.05% -10.19%
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.85 £14.55
90th Percentile £49.35 £44.80 £33.90
Median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.54% +66.67% -7.82%

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
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 13 August 2020, 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 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Kubernetes
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) MySQL
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Qualys
3 5 (38.46%) OpenShift
3 5 (38.46%) Secure Coding
4 4 (30.77%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (30.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (30.77%) CyberArk
4 4 (30.77%) Patch Management
4 4 (30.77%) Threat Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
4 4 (30.77%) SIEM
4 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (30.77%) McAfee
4 4 (30.77%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Liferay
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) OpenShift
2 2 (15.38%) AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.69%) Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) Coveralls
3 1 (7.69%) Datadog
3 1 (7.69%) npm
3 1 (7.69%) Serverless
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
2 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (30.77%) IPsec
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) SNMP
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.69%) Flink
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Gradle
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
2 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) CyberArk Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Responder
3 1 (7.69%) React Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) UAT Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Jest
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) Redux
3 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) RxJS
3 1 (7.69%) SAML
3 1 (7.69%) Samza
3 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Grid Computing
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security
1 5 (38.46%) Secure Coding
2 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (30.77%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (30.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (30.77%) Patch Management
2 4 (30.77%) SIEM
2 4 (30.77%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) ES6
3 1 (7.69%) Groovy
3 1 (7.69%) Java 8
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) GCED
1 1 (7.69%) GCFW
1 1 (7.69%) GCIA
1 1 (7.69%) GCIH
1 1 (7.69%) GCUX
1 1 (7.69%) GCWN
1 1 (7.69%) GIAC
1 1 (7.69%) GISF
1 1 (7.69%) GPPA
1 1 (7.69%) GSEC
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) HIPAA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Kubernetes
2 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) Terraform
4 1 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
4 1 (7.69%) Nessus
4 1 (7.69%) Nmap
4 1 (7.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Qualys
2 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
2 4 (30.77%) CyberArk
2 4 (30.77%) McAfee
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) New Relic
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Workday