The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 25 June 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)
London / Croydon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -12 0  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 7 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.59% 7.85% 4.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 41.30% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 1
Median daily rate £450 £386 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -0.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +19.55% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -53.71%  

HTTP 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 Croydon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 46 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 21.54% 19.01% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 25
Median daily rate £463 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.83% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £480 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Croydon

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Croydon region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 9 (100.00%) JUnit
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (100.00%) CentOS
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (100.00%) Groovy
1 9 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (100.00%) REST
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) Docker
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (88.89%) Coaching
2 8 (88.89%) Liquibase
2 8 (88.89%) SonarQube
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (88.89%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (88.89%) Terraform
2 8 (88.89%) Sonatype
2 8 (88.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (88.89%) Ansible
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (77.78%) Apache
1 7 (77.78%) Confluence
1 7 (77.78%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon S3
2 7 (77.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
1 7 (77.78%) OpenLDAP
1 7 (77.78%) OpenVPN
1 7 (77.78%) SSH
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) JUnit
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) Ant
2 8 (88.89%) Liquibase
2 8 (88.89%) SonarQube
2 8 (88.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (77.78%) Bitbucket
3 7 (77.78%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) REST
2 8 (88.89%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (77.78%) MCollective
4 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (11.11%) Kafka
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) CentOS
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Coaching
2 8 (88.89%) Configuration Management
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) Service Management
3 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (100.00%) Groovy
1 9 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Docker
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (77.78%) Postfix
2 7 (77.78%) Squid
2 7 (77.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Ansible
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
1 8 (88.89%) Terraform
2 7 (77.78%) Docker Swarm
2 7 (77.78%) Kibana
2 7 (77.78%) Kubernetes
2 7 (77.78%) logstash
2 7 (77.78%) Rancher
2 7 (77.78%) Rsyslog
2 7 (77.78%) Sysdig
2 7 (77.78%) ZABBIX
3 1 (11.11%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Sonatype
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle