Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 159 146
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 +5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 30 92 107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 1.35% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.28% 12.14% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 83 85
Median daily rate £515 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.43% +15.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £350 £368 £385
90th Percentile £705 £725 £625
Central London median daily rate £505 £558 £500
% change year-on-year -9.42% +11.50% -
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 412 758 807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.85% 11.10% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 577 635
Median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £205 £181 £233
90th Percentile £661 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.65 £16.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% +21.98% -10.92%
10th Percentile £17.16 £16.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £41.65 £37.50 £24.90
Median hourly rate £33.76 £20.57 £16.18
% change year-on-year +64.11% +27.19% -19.44%

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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 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 17 (56.67%) Java
1 17 (56.67%) SOAP
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 15 (50.00%) Spring
4 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
5 12 (40.00%) Gradle
5 12 (40.00%) REST
5 12 (40.00%) SSL
6 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
6 11 (36.67%) Linux
6 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (33.33%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) Microservices
7 10 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 9 (30.00%) HTML5
8 9 (30.00%) CSS
8 9 (30.00%) DNS
8 9 (30.00%) TDD
9 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
9 8 (26.67%) Web Services
9 8 (26.67%) XML
9 8 (26.67%) RESTful
9 8 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (26.67%) GitHub
9 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
9 8 (26.67%) Spring Boot
9 8 (26.67%) User Experience
9 8 (26.67%) Docker

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 8 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) GitHub
2 4 (13.33%) AWS
3 3 (10.00%) Azure
3 3 (10.00%) PaaS
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (6.67%) Route 53
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.33%) Heroku
5 1 (3.33%) npm
5 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) SSL
2 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (30.00%) DNS
4 6 (20.00%) FTP
5 3 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) Broadband
6 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (6.67%) SNMP
6 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.33%) AMQP
7 1 (3.33%) BGP
7 1 (3.33%) DOCSIS
7 1 (3.33%) HSRP
7 1 (3.33%) Junos
7 1 (3.33%) MPLS
7 1 (3.33%) MQTT
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security
7 1 (3.33%) OSPF
7 1 (3.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.33%) Redis
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospike
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (40.00%) Gradle
4 7 (23.33%) JUnit
5 6 (20.00%) Ant
5 6 (20.00%) git-flow
5 6 (20.00%) GitLab
5 6 (20.00%) JMeter
5 6 (20.00%) Maven
5 6 (20.00%) Mockito
6 5 (16.67%) Gatling
6 5 (16.67%) Geb
6 5 (16.67%) Spock
7 2 (6.67%) JIRA
8 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
8 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.33%) Front Office
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Angular Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C Programmer
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) SOAP
2 15 (50.00%) Spring
3 12 (40.00%) REST
4 10 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) CSS
5 9 (30.00%) HTML5
6 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 8 (26.67%) RESTful
6 8 (26.67%) Spring Boot
6 8 (26.67%) Web Services
6 8 (26.67%) XML
7 7 (23.33%) JSON
7 7 (23.33%) Kafka
7 7 (23.33%) OAuth
7 7 (23.33%) OAuth2
8 6 (20.00%) Dropwizard
8 6 (20.00%) Ember.js
8 6 (20.00%) Guice
8 6 (20.00%) J2EE
8 6 (20.00%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) User Experience
2 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (33.33%) Microservices
4 9 (30.00%) TDD
5 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
6 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
6 7 (23.33%) Open Source
6 7 (23.33%) OWASP
6 7 (23.33%) SDLC
7 6 (20.00%) API Development
7 6 (20.00%) BDD
7 6 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) Web Development
8 5 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
8 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.33%) DevOps
10 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) Java 8
4 6 (20.00%) Kotlin
4 6 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 4 (13.33%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) C
6 3 (10.00%) Ruby
7 2 (6.67%) Apple Swift
7 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.67%) C++
7 2 (6.67%) ES6
7 2 (6.67%) Go
7 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.33%) F#
8 1 (3.33%) Haskell
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) GCED
3 1 (3.33%) GCFW
3 1 (3.33%) GCIA
3 1 (3.33%) GCIH
3 1 (3.33%) GCUX
3 1 (3.33%) GCWN
3 1 (3.33%) GIAC
3 1 (3.33%) GISF
3 1 (3.33%) GPPA
3 1 (3.33%) GSEC
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 7 (23.33%) Terraform
3 6 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (6.67%) Prometheus
5 1 (3.33%) Ansible
5 1 (3.33%) MIIS
5 1 (3.33%) Nessus
5 1 (3.33%) Nmap
5 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.33%) Puppet
5 1 (3.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Lets Encrypt
2 1 (3.33%) Aruba
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) F5
2 1 (3.33%) Gemalto
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Juniper
2 1 (3.33%) Netezza
2 1 (3.33%) Nokia
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Qualys
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.33%) Splunk
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) Workday