Period
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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 25 June 2022 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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 397 326 274
Rank change year-on-year -71 -52 +32
Contract jobs citing HTTP 415 395 336
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 6.81% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 253 225
10th Percentile £389 £351 £359
25th Percentile £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £505
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% -3.81%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £700 £685 £713
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 10
10th Percentile £39.15 £25.13 £39.62
25th Percentile £40.50 £35.25 £47.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £50.25
Median % change year-on-year +13.92% -21.39% +43.57%
75th Percentile £48.58 £47.50 £64.81
90th Percentile £64.43 £55.48 £68.88
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £50.25
% change year-on-year +13.92% -21.39% +43.57%

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 8,242 5,804 4,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.64% 11.41% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,477 3,723 3,045
10th Percentile £228 £225 £200
25th Percentile £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
75th Percentile £619 £540 £538
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £427
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.39% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 279 233
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.00 £13.50
25th Percentile £16.49 £15.04 £16.25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.80 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.81% +18.10% +5.00%
75th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £44.25
90th Percentile £67.50 £62.20 £51.75
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £26.43 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.83% +5.72% +19.05%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in England

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HTTP in England.

Daily rate trend for HTTP in England

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HTTP in England over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for HTTP in England

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HTTP in England.

Hourly rate trend for HTTP in England

HTTP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing HTTP in England over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London -62 242 £593 +12.90% 57
South East -35 46 £455 -2.10% 19
North of England -45 31 £425 -15.00% 18
Midlands -39 19 £540 +54.29% 14
East of England -27 17 £425 -33.59% 4
North West -48 17 £475 -17.53% 14
Yorkshire -27 14 £400 -11.56% 4
West Midlands -42 11 £495 +41.43% 9
South West -21 10 £450 - 9
East Midlands -7 8 £540 -16.92% 5
HTTP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 162 (39.04%) Agile
2 156 (37.59%) Java
3 144 (34.70%) REST
4 136 (32.77%) Linux
5 127 (30.60%) SQL
6 123 (29.64%) Azure
7 122 (29.40%) DevOps
8 104 (25.06%) Test Automation
9 101 (24.34%) SOAP
9 101 (24.34%) Windows
10 98 (23.61%) JavaScript
11 97 (23.37%) Jenkins
12 96 (23.13%) AWS
13 92 (22.17%) DNS
14 91 (21.93%) Python
14 91 (21.93%) Git (software)
15 89 (21.45%) TCP/IP
16 86 (20.72%) Unix
17 85 (20.48%) Social Skills
18 80 (19.28%) JSON
19 78 (18.80%) CI/CD
20 77 (18.55%) Ansible
21 73 (17.59%) Bash
22 71 (17.11%) Kubernetes
22 71 (17.11%) Web Services
23 69 (16.63%) XML
24 66 (15.90%) Finance
25 65 (15.66%) FTP
26 63 (15.18%) JIRA
27 62 (14.94%) HTML

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 50 (12.05%) Confluence
2 48 (11.57%) WebSphere
3 47 (11.33%) Tomcat
4 38 (9.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 36 (8.67%) Apache
6 26 (6.27%) IBM HTTP Server
7 20 (4.82%) IIS
8 12 (2.89%) nginx
9 11 (2.65%) WebLogic
10 9 (2.17%) MS Exchange
10 9 (2.17%) NetWeaver
10 9 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
11 8 (1.93%) JBoss
12 7 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.72%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.17%) Primavera
2 8 (1.93%) assyst
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.48%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 123 (29.64%) Azure
2 96 (23.13%) AWS
3 31 (7.47%) GCP
4 21 (5.06%) GitHub
5 19 (4.58%) Serverless
6 18 (4.34%) SaaS
7 17 (4.10%) PaaS
7 17 (4.10%) Slack
8 14 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (3.37%) Microsoft 365
9 13 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (2.65%) IaaS
11 10 (2.41%) Amazon S3
11 10 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (2.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 9 (2.17%) Azure Storage
13 8 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 92 (22.17%) DNS
2 89 (21.45%) TCP/IP
3 65 (15.66%) FTP
4 60 (14.46%) HTTPS
5 57 (13.73%) Firewall
6 52 (12.53%) SSH
7 51 (12.29%) SSL
8 47 (11.33%) SMTP
9 39 (9.40%) DHCP
10 30 (7.23%) VPN
11 26 (6.27%) WAN
12 24 (5.78%) IPsec
13 20 (4.82%) SNMP
14 16 (3.86%) Network Security
15 15 (3.61%) Internet
16 14 (3.37%) LAN
17 13 (3.13%) SD-WAN
17 13 (3.13%) Wireless
18 11 (2.65%) SAN
19 10 (2.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.23%) MongoDB
3 26 (6.27%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.54%) MySQL
5 21 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.13%) Data Mining
8 13 (3.13%) DB2
9 12 (2.89%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.89%) SAP HANA
10 9 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (2.17%) SAP BW
11 8 (1.93%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (1.93%) Redis
12 7 (1.69%) MS Access
13 6 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.45%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 97 (23.37%) Jenkins
2 91 (21.93%) Git (software)
3 63 (15.18%) JIRA
4 26 (6.27%) Selenium
5 23 (5.54%) Cucumber
5 23 (5.54%) JMeter
5 23 (5.54%) Maven
6 22 (5.30%) JUnit
6 22 (5.30%) SoapUI
7 19 (4.58%) Gradle
8 17 (4.10%) Eclipse
8 17 (4.10%) Postman
9 16 (3.86%) Appium
9 16 (3.86%) REST Assured
10 15 (3.61%) Hudson
11 14 (3.37%) Fiddler
12 13 (3.13%) IBM UrbanCode
12 13 (3.13%) Zephyr
13 11 (2.65%) GitLab
14 10 (2.41%) ClearCase
General
1 85 (20.48%) Social Skills
2 66 (15.90%) Finance
3 36 (8.67%) Public Sector
4 32 (7.71%) Banking
5 29 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (5.06%) Marketing
7 17 (4.10%) Telecoms
8 16 (3.86%) Retail
9 13 (3.13%) Retail Banking
10 12 (2.89%) Organisational Skills
11 10 (2.41%) Presentation Skills
12 9 (2.17%) Publishing
13 8 (1.93%) Electronics
13 8 (1.93%) Manufacturing
14 7 (1.69%) Law
15 6 (1.45%) Advertising
16 5 (1.20%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
18 3 (0.72%) French Language
19 2 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 130 (31.33%) Developer
2 38 (9.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (6.99%) Tester
4 27 (6.51%) Architect
4 27 (6.51%) Senior Developer
5 26 (6.27%) Java Developer
5 26 (6.27%) Scala Developer
6 25 (6.02%) Analyst
6 25 (6.02%) Consultant
7 24 (5.78%) Azure Engineer
8 20 (4.82%) Azure DevOps
9 19 (4.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 19 (4.58%) Software Engineer
10 18 (4.34%) Senior Scala Developer
11 15 (3.61%) Automation Tester
11 15 (3.61%) Network Engineer
11 15 (3.61%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.13%) Python Developer
12 13 (3.13%) WebSphere Engineer
13 11 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (34.70%) REST
2 101 (24.34%) SOAP
3 80 (19.28%) JSON
4 71 (17.11%) Web Services
5 69 (16.63%) XML
6 62 (14.94%) HTML
7 54 (13.01%) RESTful
8 47 (11.33%) CSS
8 47 (11.33%) React
9 39 (9.40%) Spring Boot
10 37 (8.92%) Kafka
10 37 (8.92%) Middleware
10 37 (8.92%) Spring
11 29 (6.99%) LDAP
12 24 (5.78%) .NET
12 24 (5.78%) JDBC
13 23 (5.54%) Akka
13 23 (5.54%) Node.js
14 21 (5.06%) JMS
15 19 (4.58%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.47%) Mobile App
2 21 (5.06%) User Experience
3 19 (4.58%) Clustering
4 17 (4.10%) W3C
5 14 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (3.13%) Video\Live Streaming
7 12 (2.89%) Media Streaming
7 12 (2.89%) PKI
8 11 (2.65%) Public Cloud
9 10 (2.41%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.93%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.93%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.93%) IoT
11 7 (1.69%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.45%) SWIFT
13 5 (1.20%) CMDB
13 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 136 (32.77%) Linux
2 101 (24.34%) Windows
3 86 (20.72%) Unix
4 24 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.86%) Solaris
6 14 (3.37%) Windows 10
7 11 (2.65%) Android
8 10 (2.41%) AIX
8 10 (2.41%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.17%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.69%) Windows Server
11 6 (1.45%) CentOS
11 6 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.20%) SUSE
13 4 (0.96%) HPUX
13 4 (0.96%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (39.04%) Agile
2 122 (29.40%) DevOps
3 104 (25.06%) Test Automation
4 78 (18.80%) CI/CD
5 62 (14.94%) Scrum
6 60 (14.46%) Microservices
7 56 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (12.77%) Software Engineering
9 42 (10.12%) TDD
10 39 (9.40%) Configuration Management
10 39 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (8.19%) ITIL
12 32 (7.71%) Change Management
12 32 (7.71%) Kanban
13 31 (7.47%) Pair Programming
14 30 (7.23%) Analytics
15 27 (6.51%) BDD
16 26 (6.27%) Unit Testing
17 24 (5.78%) Cybersecurity
18 22 (5.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 156 (37.59%) Java
2 127 (30.60%) SQL
3 98 (23.61%) JavaScript
4 91 (21.93%) Python
5 73 (17.59%) Bash
6 61 (14.70%) PowerShell
7 32 (7.71%) TypeScript
8 30 (7.23%) Shell Script
9 19 (4.58%) C#
10 17 (4.10%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.86%) ES6
11 16 (3.86%) Perl
12 15 (3.61%) Kotlin
13 14 (3.37%) Ruby
13 14 (3.37%) Scala
14 13 (3.13%) ABAP
15 12 (2.89%) R
16 9 (2.17%) C
16 9 (2.17%) PHP
17 8 (1.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 47 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 46 (11.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.37%) Degree
4 9 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.93%) CISSP
6 7 (1.69%) CCNP
6 7 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.20%) GIAC
8 4 (0.96%) CEH
8 4 (0.96%) CSSLP
9 3 (0.72%) CCDP
9 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.72%) MCSE
9 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.72%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.72%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.48%) ISEB
10 2 (0.48%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.48%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.54%) Accessibility
2 16 (3.86%) WCAG
3 9 (2.17%) QA
4 4 (0.96%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (0.96%) NIST
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (14.70%) Docker
2 32 (7.71%) Active Directory
3 31 (7.47%) NFS
4 17 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.72%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.72%) KVM
8 2 (0.48%) Samba
9 1 (0.24%) Firmware
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 77 (18.55%) Ansible
2 71 (17.11%) Kubernetes
3 59 (14.22%) Terraform
4 23 (5.54%) Grafana
5 21 (5.06%) Single Sign-On
6 19 (4.58%) Puppet
7 15 (3.61%) Prometheus
8 12 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (2.65%) FortiGate
10 10 (2.41%) Salt
10 10 (2.41%) Tivoli
11 9 (2.17%) Jamf Pro
11 9 (2.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 7 (1.69%) Dell DRAC
13 5 (1.20%) Istio
13 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.96%) HP Fortify
14 4 (0.96%) Nessus
14 4 (0.96%) QRadar
14 4 (0.96%) Rancher
Vendors
1 53 (12.77%) Oracle
2 48 (11.57%) IBM
3 47 (11.33%) Microsoft
4 33 (7.95%) Cisco
5 31 (7.47%) Splunk
6 27 (6.51%) AppDynamics
6 27 (6.51%) SAP
7 26 (6.27%) VMware
8 25 (6.02%) Google
9 21 (5.06%) CyberArk
10 19 (4.58%) Palo Alto
10 19 (4.58%) Red Hat
11 17 (4.10%) Dynatrace
12 13 (3.13%) Citrix
12 13 (3.13%) Zscaler
13 12 (2.89%) HP
13 12 (2.89%) Juniper
13 12 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (2.65%) Aruba
15 10 (2.41%) ServiceNow