Period
to 21 April 2021

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 21 April 2021 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
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 146 160
Rank change year-on-year +22 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing HTTP 20 26 85
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 0.68% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.66% 6.79% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 78
10th Percentile £428 £350 £382
25th Percentile £463 £376 £514
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £578
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.42% +15.50%
75th Percentile £603 £675 £650
90th Percentile £655 £705 £725
Central London median daily rate £600 £500 £565
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.50% +13.00%

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 261 383 760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.53% 9.97% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 280 585
10th Percentile £338 £208 £188
25th Percentile £411 £337 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +12.17% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £676 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 21
10th Percentile £12.45 £16.39 £18.13
25th Percentile £13.88 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate £17.50 £31.75 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -44.88% +44.32% +17.65%
75th Percentile £20.88 £42.25 £33.50
90th Percentile £22.15 £52.83 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 £30.05 £21.50
% change year-on-year -41.76% +39.77% +22.86%

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 21 April 2021.

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

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 6 £600 -
HTTP
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) Kafka
3 11 (55.00%) Web Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) MapReduce
4 10 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 10 (50.00%) AWS
4 10 (50.00%) Big Data
5 9 (45.00%) Load Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (45.00%) XML
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (45.00%) Change Management
6 8 (40.00%) Snowflake Schema
6 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (40.00%) Machine Learning
6 8 (40.00%) PostGIS
6 8 (40.00%) Use Case
6 8 (40.00%) Data Structures
6 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
6 8 (40.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 8 (40.00%) XML Parsing
6 8 (40.00%) Parquet
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Optimisation
6 8 (40.00%) Data Lake
6 8 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (40.00%) Apache Airflow

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 10 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (40.00%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.00%) Anypoint
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (10.00%) Serverless
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon Cognito
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.00%) Azure
4 1 (5.00%) GCP
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) FTP
3 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Big Data
2 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (40.00%) Data Lake
3 8 (40.00%) Parquet
3 8 (40.00%) Snowflake Schema
4 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
5 2 (10.00%) Flink
5 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Gatling
3 2 (10.00%) Geb
3 2 (10.00%) GitLab
3 2 (10.00%) Gradle
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) REST Assured
3 2 (10.00%) Spock
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Postman
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Data Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Python Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Python Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Data Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Tester
7 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Kafka
2 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) PostGIS
5 7 (35.00%) Spring
6 4 (20.00%) JSON
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (15.00%) OAuth
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
8 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.00%) Ember.js
8 2 (10.00%) Guice
8 2 (10.00%) Node.js
8 2 (10.00%) OAuth2
8 2 (10.00%) Ratpack
8 2 (10.00%) React
8 2 (10.00%) Samza
8 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 8 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (10.00%) Grid Computing
4 1 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (5.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 9 (45.00%) Change Management
3 9 (45.00%) Load Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 8 (40.00%) Forensic Analysis
4 8 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Optimisation
4 8 (40.00%) Use Case
4 8 (40.00%) XML Parsing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Microservices
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (10.00%) OWASP
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Groovy
5 2 (10.00%) Java 8
5 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.00%) ABAP
6 1 (5.00%) ES6
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (10.00%) Terraform
3 1 (5.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Qualys
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware