Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 174 120
Rank change year-on-year +12 -54 +23
Contract jobs citing HTTP 95 75 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.39% 1.05% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.87% 10.08% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 66 110
City of London median daily rate £575 £500 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -8.05% +20.83%
10th Percentile £366 £411 £393
90th Percentile £725 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £550 £503 £550
% change year-on-year +9.45% -8.64% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 738 744 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.79% 10.43% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 588 651
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £164 £225 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 15
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.24% -13.16% -19.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £13.10
90th Percentile £25.50 £22.63 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +19.11% -17.11% -7.32%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019, 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 57 (60.00%) Java
2 56 (58.95%) Git (software)
3 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (43.16%) Linux
5 40 (42.11%) HTML
6 36 (37.89%) OAuth
7 35 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 35 (36.84%) DNS
7 35 (36.84%) Microservices
8 34 (35.79%) Docker
8 34 (35.79%) OAuth2
8 34 (35.79%) REST
9 33 (34.74%) CSS
9 33 (34.74%) TDD
9 33 (34.74%) Spring
10 32 (33.68%) TCP/IP
11 31 (32.63%) FTP
12 29 (30.53%) SSL
13 28 (29.47%) MongoDB
13 28 (29.47%) Elasticsearch
13 28 (29.47%) Dropwizard
14 27 (28.42%) ES6
14 27 (28.42%) AngularJS
14 27 (28.42%) Guice
15 26 (27.37%) SOAP
15 26 (27.37%) HTML5
15 26 (27.37%) gulp
16 25 (26.32%) Gradle
16 25 (26.32%) Continuous Integration

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 28 (29.47%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 14 (14.74%) Apache
4 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.21%) IIS
5 4 (4.21%) nginx
5 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.11%) Confluence
7 2 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.11%) Jetty
7 2 (2.11%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.05%) CMS
8 1 (1.05%) JBoss
8 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (24.21%) Heroku
3 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.26%) Serverless
5 4 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.11%) BrowserStack
7 2 (2.11%) GitHub
7 2 (2.11%) Google App Engine
7 2 (2.11%) Office 365
7 2 (2.11%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.11%) SaaS
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.05%) IaaS
8 1 (1.05%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.05%) npm
8 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.05%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.84%) DNS
2 32 (33.68%) TCP/IP
3 31 (32.63%) FTP
4 29 (30.53%) SSL
5 7 (7.37%) HTTPS
5 7 (7.37%) Internet
6 6 (6.32%) DHCP
6 6 (6.32%) SMTP
7 4 (4.21%) Firewall
7 4 (4.21%) IPsec
7 4 (4.21%) Skype
8 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.16%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.16%) LAN
8 3 (3.16%) SSH
8 3 (3.16%) VPN
8 3 (3.16%) WAN
8 3 (3.16%) X.509
9 2 (2.11%) VoIP
9 2 (2.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.47%) MongoDB
2 20 (21.05%) Big Data
3 19 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (18.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (16.84%) Hadoop
6 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
7 6 (6.32%) Blockchain
7 6 (6.32%) MySQL
8 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.21%) Neo4j
10 3 (3.16%) Bigtable
10 3 (3.16%) Flink
10 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
10 3 (3.16%) Power BI
10 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (58.95%) Git (software)
2 26 (27.37%) gulp
3 25 (26.32%) Gradle
4 24 (25.26%) Jenkins
5 23 (24.21%) GitLab
6 13 (13.68%) Gatling
7 11 (11.58%) Mockito
8 10 (10.53%) Geb
8 10 (10.53%) Spock
9 8 (8.42%) JUnit
9 8 (8.42%) Selenium
10 7 (7.37%) Cucumber
10 7 (7.37%) Maven
10 7 (7.37%) WebDriver
11 6 (6.32%) Artifactory
12 4 (4.21%) Jasmine
12 4 (4.21%) JIRA
12 4 (4.21%) Mocha
12 4 (4.21%) Subversion
12 4 (4.21%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (10.53%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Advertising
4 4 (4.21%) Marketing
5 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.05%) Billing
7 1 (1.05%) Front Office
7 1 (1.05%) Games
7 1 (1.05%) Law
7 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (58.95%) Developer
2 29 (30.53%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Agile Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (12.63%) Technical Leader
6 11 (11.58%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Lead Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Lead Java Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Technical Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Backend Developer
8 6 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.26%) React Developer
9 5 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.21%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.21%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (42.11%) HTML
2 36 (37.89%) OAuth
3 34 (35.79%) OAuth2
3 34 (35.79%) REST
4 33 (34.74%) CSS
4 33 (34.74%) Spring
5 28 (29.47%) Dropwizard
6 27 (28.42%) AngularJS
6 27 (28.42%) Guice
7 26 (27.37%) HTML5
7 26 (27.37%) SOAP
8 23 (24.21%) Ember.js
8 23 (24.21%) Ratpack
8 23 (24.21%) Spring Boot
9 21 (22.11%) Kafka
10 15 (15.79%) RESTful
11 14 (14.74%) JSON
12 12 (12.63%) WireMock
13 10 (10.53%) Node.js
14 9 (9.47%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Fintech
2 5 (5.26%) User Experience
3 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.05%) PKI
5 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.05%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 41 (43.16%) Linux
2 18 (18.95%) Unix
3 7 (7.37%) Windows
4 6 (6.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) AIX
7 1 (1.05%) Android
7 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.05%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Solaris
7 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.84%) Microservices
3 33 (34.74%) TDD
4 25 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (25.26%) Domain-Driven Design
5 24 (25.26%) OWASP
6 18 (18.95%) BDD
7 16 (16.84%) Test Automation
8 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.63%) DevOps
9 12 (12.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (12.63%) Scrum
10 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (7.37%) Open Source
12 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
12 6 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.32%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (6.32%) Cryptography
12 6 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (6.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (60.00%) Java
2 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.42%) ES6
4 24 (25.26%) Java 8
4 24 (25.26%) TypeScript
5 18 (18.95%) Python
6 16 (16.84%) SQL
7 12 (12.63%) C#
8 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.32%) Kotlin
9 5 (5.26%) Perl
10 3 (3.16%) JSX
10 3 (3.16%) Ruby
10 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.16%) XPath
11 2 (2.11%) C
11 2 (2.11%) C++
11 2 (2.11%) Go
11 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (2.11%) CCNA
3 2 (2.11%) CCNP
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) CEH
4 1 (1.05%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.05%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) WCAG
3 1 (1.05%) GDPR
3 1 (1.05%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (35.79%) Docker
2 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.16%) Xen
4 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (24.21%) Docker Swarm
1 23 (24.21%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.32%) Ansible
3 5 (5.26%) Puppet
4 3 (3.16%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.11%) Terraform
6 1 (1.05%) Control-M
6 1 (1.05%) Grafana
6 1 (1.05%) Kibana
6 1 (1.05%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle
3 3 (3.16%) F5
3 3 (3.16%) Google
3 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.16%) VMware
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe
4 2 (2.11%) Aruba
4 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco
4 2 (2.11%) Citrix
4 2 (2.11%) IBM
4 2 (2.11%) Meraki
4 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
5 1 (1.05%) Sophos
5 1 (1.05%) Sybase
5 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.05%) webMethods