Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 19 January 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)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 248 182
Rank change year-on-year +21 -66 +1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1,104 973 1,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.22% 1.05% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.45% 7.80% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 729 909
England median daily rate £500 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £325
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 14
England median hourly rate £27.43 £33.54 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.23% -32.92% +25.00%
10th Percentile £15.37 £15.79 £23.70
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £27.43 £33.54 £50.00
% change year-on-year -18.23% -32.92% +25.00%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11,688 12,469 13,375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.92% 13.51% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,077 7,769 8,184
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £215
90th Percentile £613 £596 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 625 673
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.66
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.25 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.73 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.13% -16.89% +2.27%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in England

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in England

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in England

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in England

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HTTP in England

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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 +15 560 £530 +3.16% 136
North of England +33 170 £500 -3.61% 31
South East -32 167 £453 -4.74% 41
Yorkshire +14 80 £500 -6.54% 13
East of England +23 78 £513 -1.44% 22
North West +19 66 £478 -10.75% 17
South West +6 62 £500 +15.61% 36
Midlands -1 62 £500 - 20
West Midlands -18 38 £500 - 11
North East -2 29 £465 -21.39% 1
East Midlands +24 21 £500 +11.11% 9
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 England region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 601 (54.44%) Linux
2 544 (49.28%) Java
3 505 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
4 429 (38.86%) Git (software)
5 425 (38.50%) Jenkins
6 388 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
7 378 (34.24%) TCP/IP
8 368 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 367 (33.24%) DevOps
10 345 (31.25%) Test Automation
11 335 (30.34%) SSL
12 321 (29.08%) REST
13 312 (28.26%) Python
14 298 (26.99%) Configuration Management
15 297 (26.90%) Open Source
16 296 (26.81%) Amazon AWS
17 290 (26.27%) HTML
18 283 (25.63%) Puppet
19 269 (24.37%) DNS
20 263 (23.82%) Microservices
21 254 (23.01%) Docker
22 245 (22.19%) JSON
23 242 (21.92%) TDD
24 237 (21.47%) CSS
25 232 (21.01%) Unix
26 231 (20.92%) MongoDB
27 225 (20.38%) Spring
28 219 (19.84%) Ruby
29 215 (19.47%) Scrum
30 207 (18.75%) Problem-Solving

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 197 (17.84%) Apache
2 138 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 130 (11.78%) nginx
4 98 (8.88%) Confluence
5 97 (8.79%) WebSphere
6 83 (7.52%) IIS
7 71 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
8 65 (5.89%) Jetty
9 60 (5.43%) Mongrel
10 57 (5.16%) WebLogic
11 52 (4.71%) JBoss
12 41 (3.71%) Apache Spark
13 22 (1.99%) OpenStack
14 18 (1.63%) CMS
14 18 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
15 16 (1.45%) Drupal
16 15 (1.36%) Apache Qpid
16 15 (1.36%) Commerce Server
17 12 (1.09%) Apache Solr
18 10 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.091%) HipChat
4 1 (0.091%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.27%) Magento
3 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.18%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.091%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.091%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 296 (26.81%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (9.42%) Amazon EC2
4 80 (7.25%) GitHub
5 67 (6.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 56 (5.07%) Amazon S3
7 52 (4.71%) Google Analytics
8 49 (4.44%) Google App Engine
9 47 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
10 44 (3.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 42 (3.80%) Amazon ELB
12 40 (3.62%) Route 53
13 34 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
14 30 (2.72%) Amazon SQS
15 28 (2.54%) Heroku
16 26 (2.36%) PaaS
17 23 (2.08%) Serverless
18 22 (1.99%) Apigee
18 22 (1.99%) IaaS
19 20 (1.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 378 (34.24%) TCP/IP
2 335 (30.34%) SSL
3 269 (24.37%) DNS
4 170 (15.40%) FTP
5 139 (12.59%) DHCP
6 104 (9.42%) IPsec
7 96 (8.70%) Firewall
8 94 (8.51%) Internet
9 77 (6.97%) HTTPS
10 60 (5.43%) VPN
11 53 (4.80%) SMTP
12 36 (3.26%) SSH
13 35 (3.17%) Kerberos
14 32 (2.90%) VoIP
15 25 (2.26%) WAN
16 24 (2.17%) SNMP
17 23 (2.08%) MPLS
18 20 (1.81%) Intranet
18 20 (1.81%) Wireless
19 18 (1.63%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (20.92%) MongoDB
2 191 (17.30%) Relational Database
3 142 (12.86%) MySQL
4 130 (11.78%) NoSQL
5 101 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
6 91 (8.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 83 (7.52%) SQL Server
8 55 (4.98%) Big Data
9 49 (4.44%) RDBMS
10 42 (3.80%) Neo4j
11 39 (3.53%) Hadoop
12 27 (2.45%) Redis
13 21 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (1.18%) DB2
15 13 (1.18%) Oracle Database
16 12 (1.09%) HBase
17 11 (1.00%) Apache Hive
17 11 (1.00%) MariaDB
18 10 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 429 (38.86%) Git (software)
2 425 (38.50%) Jenkins
3 153 (13.86%) JUnit
4 149 (13.50%) Subversion
5 123 (11.14%) JIRA
6 117 (10.60%) Cucumber
7 112 (10.14%) Selenium
8 96 (8.70%) Maven
9 94 (8.51%) Travis CI
10 86 (7.79%) gulp
11 72 (6.52%) Ant
12 68 (6.16%) Gatling
13 67 (6.07%) GitLab
14 61 (5.53%) SonarQube
15 60 (5.43%) Hudson
16 59 (5.34%) IntelliJ
17 56 (5.07%) Gradle
18 55 (4.98%) Mockito
19 51 (4.62%) Karma Test Runner
20 50 (4.53%) Grunt
General
1 94 (8.51%) Finance
2 47 (4.26%) Banking
3 30 (2.72%) Retail
4 25 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.99%) Marketing
6 15 (1.36%) Advertising
7 13 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.91%) Electronics
9 9 (0.82%) Law
9 9 (0.82%) Legal
10 7 (0.63%) Publishing
11 5 (0.45%) Billing
11 5 (0.45%) Games
12 3 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.18%) Front Office
13 2 (0.18%) German Language
13 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 528 (47.83%) Developer
2 184 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 153 (13.86%) Java Developer
4 95 (8.61%) Scala Developer
5 83 (7.52%) Agile Developer
6 70 (6.34%) Architect
7 53 (4.80%) Senior Developer
8 41 (3.71%) .NET Developer
9 35 (3.17%) Software Engineer
10 31 (2.81%) Tester
11 30 (2.72%) AWS DevOps
12 29 (2.63%) Analyst
13 28 (2.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 27 (2.45%) AWS Engineer
14 27 (2.45%) Consultant
15 25 (2.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 24 (2.17%) Python Developer
16 24 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
17 23 (2.08%) Linux Engineer
17 23 (2.08%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (29.08%) REST
2 290 (26.27%) HTML
3 245 (22.19%) JSON
4 237 (21.47%) CSS
5 225 (20.38%) Spring
6 163 (14.76%) RESTful
7 152 (13.77%) .NET
8 146 (13.22%) HTML5
9 137 (12.41%) XML
10 134 (12.14%) AngularJS
11 131 (11.87%) Node.js
11 131 (11.87%) SOAP
12 119 (10.78%) Servlets
13 116 (10.51%) Play Framework
14 110 (9.96%) J2EE
15 109 (9.87%) Guice
15 109 (9.87%) Ruby on Rails
16 94 (8.51%) Web Services
17 83 (7.52%) OAuth
18 82 (7.43%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (3.89%) Data Centre
4 41 (3.71%) Mobile App
5 33 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
6 32 (2.90%) PKI
7 30 (2.72%) Public Cloud
8 22 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
8 22 (1.99%) User Experience
9 19 (1.72%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.72%) Fintech
10 17 (1.54%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
11 14 (1.27%) Clustering
11 14 (1.27%) Wiki
12 13 (1.18%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.18%) SCADA
13 9 (0.82%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.72%) Cloud Native
14 8 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 601 (54.44%) Linux
2 232 (21.01%) Unix
3 183 (16.58%) Windows
4 92 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (6.70%) CentOS
6 73 (6.61%) Ubuntu
7 52 (4.71%) Mac OS X
8 48 (4.35%) Windows Server
9 25 (2.26%) Apple iOS
10 21 (1.90%) Android
11 20 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (1.63%) Solaris
13 17 (1.54%) Debian
14 15 (1.36%) Kali Linux
15 13 (1.18%) Fedora
16 11 (1.00%) SUSE
16 11 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.54%) AIX
17 6 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
3 367 (33.24%) DevOps
4 345 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 298 (26.99%) Configuration Management
6 297 (26.90%) Open Source
7 263 (23.82%) Microservices
8 242 (21.92%) TDD
9 215 (19.47%) Scrum
10 207 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
11 150 (13.59%) OO
12 143 (12.95%) BDD
12 143 (12.95%) MVC
13 130 (11.78%) Responsive Web Design
14 120 (10.87%) Web Design
15 114 (10.33%) Software Engineering
16 106 (9.60%) Kanban
17 101 (9.15%) OWASP
18 96 (8.70%) Web Development
19 92 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 544 (49.28%) Java
2 368 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 312 (28.26%) Python
4 219 (19.84%) Ruby
5 195 (17.66%) SQL
6 178 (16.12%) C#
7 164 (14.86%) Perl
8 128 (11.59%) Scala
9 116 (10.51%) Bash Shell
10 80 (7.25%) Groovy
11 63 (5.71%) Java 8
12 62 (5.62%) PowerShell
13 58 (5.25%) C
14 54 (4.89%) Haskell
15 51 (4.62%) Shell Script
16 43 (3.89%) ES6
17 39 (3.53%) PHP
18 38 (3.44%) C++
19 36 (3.26%) TypeScript
20 30 (2.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 93 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 74 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 70 (6.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 67 (6.07%) Degree
5 32 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.18%) OSCE
8 13 (1.18%) SANS
9 12 (1.09%) CISSP
9 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.91%) CCNA
10 10 (0.91%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.82%) CCNP
12 8 (0.72%) CEH
12 8 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 7 (0.63%) CREST Certified
13 7 (0.63%) MCSE
13 7 (0.63%) OSCP
14 6 (0.54%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.26%) QA
2 14 (1.27%) GDPR
3 12 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.00%) WCAG
5 6 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.54%) HIPAA
5 6 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.36%) PSD2
8 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.18%) SLA
9 1 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.091%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.091%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 254 (23.01%) Docker
2 84 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (5.98%) Active Directory
4 50 (4.53%) Xen
5 41 (3.71%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (1.99%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.54%) VirtualBox
8 15 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.91%) KVM
10 8 (0.72%) vSphere
11 7 (0.63%) HDFS
11 7 (0.63%) Squid
11 7 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.45%) Postfix
13 5 (0.45%) vCloud
13 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.36%) Firmware
14 4 (0.36%) LXC
15 3 (0.27%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 283 (25.63%) Puppet
2 160 (14.49%) Ansible
3 148 (13.41%) Kubernetes
4 119 (10.78%) Terraform
5 106 (9.60%) Opscode Chef
6 94 (8.51%) Grafana
7 78 (7.07%) Kibana
8 48 (4.35%) Packer
9 40 (3.62%) Prometheus
10 36 (3.26%) Rancher
11 31 (2.81%) Docker Swarm
12 28 (2.54%) Salt
13 24 (2.17%) logstash
14 19 (1.72%) Nessus
14 19 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
15 18 (1.63%) Nmap
16 16 (1.45%) Nagios
17 12 (1.09%) Graylog
18 11 (1.00%) CFEngine
19 10 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 183 (16.58%) Google
2 161 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 94 (8.51%) VMware
4 69 (6.25%) Oracle
5 50 (4.53%) Red Hat
6 49 (4.44%) Splunk
7 34 (3.08%) F5
8 33 (2.99%) Adobe
8 33 (2.99%) Black Duck
9 31 (2.81%) Cisco
10 30 (2.72%) webMethods
11 22 (1.99%) IBM
12 20 (1.81%) AppDynamics
12 20 (1.81%) New Relic
13 19 (1.72%) HP
13 19 (1.72%) SAP
14 15 (1.36%) CA
14 15 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (1.00%) Atlassian
15 11 (1.00%) CheckPoint