The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for HTTPS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
London / City of London
Rank 150 151 183
Rank change year-on-year +1 +32  
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 3 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 2.65% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £388 £510 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.01% +16.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +4.06% +4.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.05

HTTPS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 339 377 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.32% 11.47% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 278 500
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +39.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.19 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing HTTPS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in the City of London

HTTPS
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 HTTPS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in the City of London

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTPS in the City of London

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTPS in the City of London

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) GIS
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) Leaflet
3 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) OpenLayers
4 1 (14.29%) nginx
4 1 (14.29%) Terraform

HTTPS
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Scala Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Joomla! Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (28.57%) Leaflet
1 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) OpenLayers
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
1 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) HP