Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 133 156
Rank change year-on-year -40 +23 +4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 65 128 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 1.81% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 14.35% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 103 49
City of London median daily rate £575 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £373 £363 £368
90th Percentile £675 £625 £630
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 725 892 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.90% 12.60% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 699 516
City of London median daily rate £480 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.21%
10th Percentile £209 £212 £181
90th Percentile £663 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 22
City of London median hourly rate £33.75 £18.70 £20.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.48% -6.86% +2.96%
10th Percentile £13.88 £14.35 £13.32
90th Percentile £44.80 £33.00 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £33.75 £18.85 £19.00
% change year-on-year +79.05% -0.79% -5.00%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 45 (69.23%) Java
2 29 (44.62%) Spring
3 28 (43.08%) HTML
4 26 (40.00%) Linux
4 26 (40.00%) Microservices
5 24 (36.92%) TCP/IP
6 23 (35.38%) Docker
7 22 (33.85%) OO
8 21 (32.31%) REST
9 20 (30.77%) DNS
9 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (29.23%) Kubernetes
11 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
12 17 (26.15%) TDD
12 17 (26.15%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (26.15%) SSL
12 17 (26.15%) SQL
12 17 (26.15%) DevOps
13 16 (24.62%) Java 8
13 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
13 16 (24.62%) OOP
13 16 (24.62%) FTP
13 16 (24.62%) OAuth
14 15 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
14 15 (23.08%) OAuth2
14 15 (23.08%) SOAP
14 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
14 15 (23.08%) Relational Database
15 14 (21.54%) Dropwizard
15 14 (21.54%) CSS

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 7 (10.77%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
3 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.08%) Confluence
4 2 (3.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) Jetty
4 2 (3.08%) Mongrel
4 2 (3.08%) nginx
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.54%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (16.92%) SAP ERP
1 11 (16.92%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (6.15%) Serverless
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.08%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (3.08%) Google App Engine
5 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.54%) Heroku
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.54%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.92%) TCP/IP
2 20 (30.77%) DNS
3 17 (26.15%) SSL
4 16 (24.62%) FTP
5 12 (18.46%) Internet
6 8 (12.31%) DHCP
7 6 (9.23%) IPsec
8 3 (4.62%) HTTPS
8 3 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.08%) Firewall
10 1 (1.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 14 (21.54%) RDBMS
4 12 (18.46%) MongoDB
5 11 (16.92%) MySQL
6 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.62%) Big Data
9 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.54%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.46%) GitLab
2 12 (18.46%) Gradle
2 12 (18.46%) gulp
3 11 (16.92%) Gatling
3 11 (16.92%) Geb
3 11 (16.92%) Spock
4 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.69%) JIRA
6 4 (6.15%) JUnit
6 4 (6.15%) Travis CI
7 3 (4.62%) Maven
7 3 (4.62%) Mockito
8 2 (3.08%) Introscope
8 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.08%) JMeter
8 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.08%) Mocha
8 2 (3.08%) NeoLoad
8 2 (3.08%) Selenium
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Developer
2 18 (27.69%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Architect
3 11 (16.92%) Hybris Architect
3 11 (16.92%) SAP Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Agile Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Python Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Desktop Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.62%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) Spring
2 28 (43.08%) HTML
3 21 (32.31%) REST
4 16 (24.62%) OAuth
5 15 (23.08%) OAuth2
5 15 (23.08%) SOAP
6 14 (21.54%) CSS
6 14 (21.54%) Dropwizard
6 14 (21.54%) Kafka
7 13 (20.00%) Guice
7 13 (20.00%) J2EE
7 13 (20.00%) XML
8 12 (18.46%) HTML5
8 12 (18.46%) Ratpack
9 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
9 11 (16.92%) Middleware
9 11 (16.92%) WireMock
10 10 (15.38%) Ember.js
10 10 (15.38%) Spring Boot
11 8 (12.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.54%) FMCG
4 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) PMI
4 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) Windows
3 7 (10.77%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.08%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) CentOS
6 1 (1.54%) Debian
6 1 (1.54%) Fedora
6 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Microservices
2 22 (33.85%) OO
3 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.15%) DevOps
4 17 (26.15%) TDD
5 16 (24.62%) OOP
6 15 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
6 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 12 (18.46%) OWASP
8 11 (16.92%) BDD
8 11 (16.92%) ERP
8 11 (16.92%) Multithreaded Programming
8 11 (16.92%) Multithreading
9 10 (15.38%) Fintech
10 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
10 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (9.23%) Open Source
12 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) Java
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
3 16 (24.62%) Java 8
3 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.00%) ES6
4 13 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 11 (16.92%) Python
6 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.15%) VBScript
8 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.62%) C#
8 3 (4.62%) Go
9 2 (3.08%) JSX
9 2 (3.08%) Kotlin
9 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby
10 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) A+ Certification
1 4 (6.15%) MCDST
1 4 (6.15%) MCSA
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) CISSP
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) CSQA
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (35.38%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) Xen
5 1 (1.54%) KVM
5 1 (1.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) Kubernetes
2 12 (18.46%) Docker Swarm
3 8 (12.31%) Puppet
4 7 (10.77%) Terraform
5 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (6.15%) Perfmon
6 4 (6.15%) WMI
7 2 (3.08%) Ansible
7 2 (3.08%) CA Wily
8 1 (1.54%) Istio
8 1 (1.54%) linkerd
8 1 (1.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) hybris
1 11 (16.92%) SAP
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe
2 2 (3.08%) AppDynamics
2 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.08%) CA
2 2 (3.08%) CyberArk
2 2 (3.08%) Darktrace
2 2 (3.08%) F5
2 2 (3.08%) Google
2 2 (3.08%) HP
2 2 (3.08%) IBM
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Sybase
2 2 (3.08%) VMware
3 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.54%) Perforce
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.54%) webMethods