Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 131 151
Rank change year-on-year -44 +20 +29
Contract jobs citing HTTP 77 116 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.08% 1.74% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 11.98% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 107 107
City of London median daily rate £505 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.18% +15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £411 £403 £320
90th Percentile £679 £588 £588
Central London median daily rate £525 £535 £500
% change year-on-year -1.87% +7.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £20.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £20.50

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 745 968 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.49% 14.53% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 744 826
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £212 £287 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 31
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -7.79%
10th Percentile £11.68 £11.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £23.52 £48.63 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -5.37%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (58.44%) Java
3 34 (44.16%) TDD
4 33 (42.86%) Linux
5 32 (41.56%) REST
6 30 (38.96%) Amazon AWS
7 29 (37.66%) HTML
8 27 (35.06%) XML
9 25 (32.47%) Web Services
9 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
10 23 (29.87%) SQL
10 23 (29.87%) JSON
10 23 (29.87%) Node.js
11 21 (27.27%) AngularJS
12 20 (25.97%) Git (software)
12 20 (25.97%) SOAP
13 18 (23.38%) C#
13 18 (23.38%) Python
13 18 (23.38%) TCP/IP
13 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
14 17 (22.08%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
14 17 (22.08%) DevOps
15 16 (20.78%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (20.78%) DNS
15 16 (20.78%) SSL
15 16 (20.78%) Active Directory
15 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
15 16 (20.78%) .NET
15 16 (20.78%) PostgreSQL

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 6 (7.79%) Apache
2 5 (6.49%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.19%) nginx
4 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.60%) Jetty
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) Drupal
5 1 (1.30%) Gunicorn
5 1 (1.30%) Liferay
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (38.96%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (22.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.39%) Heroku
4 6 (7.79%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.49%) GitHub
6 4 (5.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.90%) Route 53
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.60%) npm
8 2 (2.60%) Yarn
9 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) TCP/IP
2 16 (20.78%) DNS
2 16 (20.78%) SSL
3 11 (14.29%) FTP
4 5 (6.49%) Firewall
5 4 (5.19%) Internet
5 4 (5.19%) LDAP
5 4 (5.19%) Network Security
6 3 (3.90%) MPLS
6 3 (3.90%) SMTP
6 3 (3.90%) VPLS
7 2 (2.60%) DHCP
7 2 (2.60%) DSL
7 2 (2.60%) Intranet
7 2 (2.60%) SAN
7 2 (2.60%) SSH
7 2 (2.60%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.60%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.60%) X.509
7 2 (2.60%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
2 16 (20.78%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
3 13 (16.88%) MongoDB
3 13 (16.88%) MySQL
4 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (5.19%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.90%) Big Data
7 3 (3.90%) OLTP
7 3 (3.90%) Siebel EIM
8 2 (2.60%) Bigtable
8 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.60%) Hazelcast
8 2 (2.60%) HBase
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.30%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.69%) Gradle
2 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.79%) gulp
3 6 (7.79%) webpack
4 5 (6.49%) Artifactory
5 4 (5.19%) Mocha
6 3 (3.90%) Gatling
6 3 (3.90%) Geb
6 3 (3.90%) GitLab
6 3 (3.90%) Grunt
6 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.90%) JIRA
6 3 (3.90%) Maven
6 3 (3.90%) Spock
6 3 (3.90%) Subversion
6 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.60%) Bower
7 2 (2.60%) LoadUI
7 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (16.88%) Law
1 13 (16.88%) Legal
2 10 (12.99%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Advertising
4 5 (6.49%) Retail
5 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.90%) Retail Finance
7 2 (2.60%) Marketing
8 1 (1.30%) Digital Economy
8 1 (1.30%) Front Office
8 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) Agile Developer
3 14 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (12.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Platform Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Siebel Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) REST
2 29 (37.66%) HTML
3 27 (35.06%) XML
4 25 (32.47%) Web Services
5 23 (29.87%) JSON
5 23 (29.87%) Node.js
6 21 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 20 (25.97%) SOAP
8 16 (20.78%) .NET
8 16 (20.78%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (12.99%) React
10 10 (12.99%) RESTful
11 9 (11.69%) HTML5
11 9 (11.69%) OAuth2
12 8 (10.39%) OAuth
13 7 (9.09%) CSS
13 7 (9.09%) Dropwizard
13 7 (9.09%) Guice
13 7 (9.09%) Ratpack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.90%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.60%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.60%) Fintech
5 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.30%) DataPower
6 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Tandem
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) Unix
3 9 (11.69%) Android
3 9 (11.69%) Windows
4 8 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.39%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.19%) CoreOS
7 2 (2.60%) Debian
7 2 (2.60%) Solaris
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.16%) TDD
3 17 (22.08%) DevOps
3 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
4 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (18.18%) API Development
6 13 (16.88%) Agile Testing
6 13 (16.88%) API Integration
6 13 (16.88%) Document Management
6 13 (16.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 13 (16.88%) Test Scripting
6 13 (16.88%) User Stories
7 11 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (14.29%) Microservices
8 9 (11.69%) BDD
9 8 (10.39%) Open Source
9 8 (10.39%) Workflow
10 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 7 (9.09%) OWASP
10 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) Java
2 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.87%) SQL
4 18 (23.38%) C#
4 18 (23.38%) Python
5 11 (14.29%) Scala
6 8 (10.39%) Groovy
7 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.09%) Ruby
8 4 (5.19%) Apple Swift
8 4 (5.19%) GraphQL
8 4 (5.19%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.90%) ES6
9 3 (3.90%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
9 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.60%) Go
10 2 (2.60%) PHP
11 1 (1.30%) C++
11 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Siebel Certification
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) Docker
3 5 (6.49%) vCloud
4 2 (2.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.60%) Firmware
4 2 (2.60%) iptables
4 2 (2.60%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.30%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Ansible
2 11 (14.29%) Puppet
3 7 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (7.79%) Terraform
5 3 (3.90%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.90%) Kibana
5 3 (3.90%) logstash
6 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.60%) Grafana
6 2 (2.60%) Graphite
6 2 (2.60%) Nagios
6 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.60%) Packer
7 1 (1.30%) CSIRT
7 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.30%) Nessus
7 1 (1.30%) Nmap
7 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Apigee
2 6 (7.79%) VMware
3 5 (6.49%) SaltStack
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.90%) Google
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle
5 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.90%) Siebel
5 3 (3.90%) TSYS
6 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.60%) EMC
6 2 (2.60%) HP
6 2 (2.60%) New Relic
6 2 (2.60%) Sun
6 2 (2.60%) Symantec
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.30%) Sophos
7 1 (1.30%) TIBCO