Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for HTTPS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTPS over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 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.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 441 661 730
Rank change year-on-year +220 +69 +18
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 68 118 145
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 1.15% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 90 116
Median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £388 £348 £354
90th Percentile £583 £578 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £12.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - £12.50

HTTPS 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 3,660 10,303 12,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.09% 13.26% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,130 6,291 7,585
Median daily rate £442 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% - +5.33%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £200
90th Percentile £625 £606 £613
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 522 601
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +37.50% +6.95%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.01 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £54.88 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.42 £19.00
% change year-on-year +23.15% +49.58% -

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HTTPS in England over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
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 HTTPS within the England region over the 6 months to 29 October 2020. 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 +234 54 £525 +2.44% 25
East of England +90 12 £300 -27.71% 3
South East +162 1 - - 19
North of England +93 1 £525 +16.67% 22
Yorkshire +71 1 £525 +5.00% 4
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 30 (44.12%) HTTP
2 28 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.35%) Linux
4 20 (29.41%) SSL
4 20 (29.41%) Kotlin
5 19 (27.94%) DevOps
5 19 (27.94%) Kubernetes
5 19 (27.94%) Python
5 19 (27.94%) Java
6 18 (26.47%) Firewall
6 18 (26.47%) Finance
7 17 (25.00%) Project Management
7 17 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 15 (22.06%) AWS
9 14 (20.59%) Azure
9 14 (20.59%) Data Protection
9 14 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (20.59%) Docker
10 13 (19.12%) Android
10 13 (19.12%) Spring
10 13 (19.12%) JIRA
10 13 (19.12%) Confluence
10 13 (19.12%) Agile Project Management
10 13 (19.12%) Pair Programming
10 13 (19.12%) SQL
11 12 (17.65%) JUnit
11 12 (17.65%) GitHub
11 12 (17.65%) Android Development
11 12 (17.65%) Mockito

HTTPS
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 13 (19.12%) Confluence
2 9 (13.24%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.88%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.47%) Jetty
6 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.47%) Mule
6 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) AWS
2 14 (20.59%) Azure
3 12 (17.65%) GitHub
4 10 (14.71%) GCP
5 4 (5.88%) OpenShift
6 3 (4.41%) PaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.47%) IaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Office 365
7 1 (1.47%) SaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Serverless
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.12%) HTTP
2 28 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 20 (29.41%) SSL
4 18 (26.47%) Firewall
5 11 (16.18%) IPsec
5 11 (16.18%) Wireshark
6 10 (14.71%) IPv4
6 10 (14.71%) IPv6
6 10 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (11.76%) DHCP
7 8 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (7.35%) Ethernet
8 5 (7.35%) Kerberos
9 4 (5.88%) 802.11
9 4 (5.88%) Broadband
9 4 (5.88%) DOCSIS
9 4 (5.88%) DSL
9 4 (5.88%) FTP
9 4 (5.88%) Wireless
9 4 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) JIRA
2 12 (17.65%) JUnit
2 12 (17.65%) Mockito
3 3 (4.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.47%) fastlane
5 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Android Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Android Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) ArcSight Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Lead Android Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Lead Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Network Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) Spring
2 12 (17.65%) Dagger
2 12 (17.65%) Retrofit
2 12 (17.65%) RxJava
3 11 (16.18%) JAAS
3 11 (16.18%) Spring Security
4 10 (14.71%) Guice
4 10 (14.71%) Material Design
4 10 (14.71%) POSIX
5 9 (13.24%) Kafka
5 9 (13.24%) RESTful
6 6 (8.82%) J2EE
6 6 (8.82%) Yocto
7 5 (7.35%) LDAP
7 5 (7.35%) Middleware
7 5 (7.35%) XML
8 4 (5.88%) 802.1X
8 4 (5.88%) EDI
8 4 (5.88%) IDoc
8 4 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) Device Driver
3 5 (7.35%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.94%) DataPower
6 2 (2.94%) User Experience
7 1 (1.47%) Blog
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) iPad
7 1 (1.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.47%) PKI
7 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Android
3 11 (16.18%) Windows
4 9 (13.24%) Unix
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) DevOps
3 17 (25.00%) Project Management
3 17 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (20.59%) Data Protection
5 13 (19.12%) Agile Project Management
5 13 (19.12%) Pair Programming
6 12 (17.65%) Android Development
6 12 (17.65%) Architectural Design
6 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 11 (16.18%) AOP
7 11 (16.18%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (14.71%) Microservices
9 9 (13.24%) SDLC
10 8 (11.76%) Secure Coding
10 8 (11.76%) SIEM
10 8 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) Kotlin
2 19 (27.94%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) Python
3 13 (19.12%) SQL
4 11 (16.18%) C
5 9 (13.24%) Java 8
6 8 (11.76%) Scala
7 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.88%) ActionScript
8 4 (5.88%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.94%) Perl
11 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.47%) Go
11 1 (1.47%) PHP
11 1 (1.47%) Ruby
11 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (2.94%) CCIE
3 2 (2.94%) CEH
3 2 (2.94%) CISSP
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) GCIA
3 2 (2.94%) GCIH
3 2 (2.94%) GIAC
3 2 (2.94%) GSEC
3 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.47%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) GDPR
3 1 (1.47%) NIST
3 1 (1.47%) NIST 800
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Docker
2 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Samba
3 1 (1.47%) UAG
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) Kubernetes
2 8 (11.76%) Prometheus
2 8 (11.76%) Zipkin
3 4 (5.88%) Terraform
4 3 (4.41%) Ansible
4 3 (4.41%) BladeLogic
4 3 (4.41%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.41%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) ArcSight
2 6 (8.82%) Cisco
2 6 (8.82%) CyberArk
2 6 (8.82%) Qualys
3 4 (5.88%) IBM
3 4 (5.88%) McAfee
3 4 (5.88%) SAP
3 4 (5.88%) Symantec
3 4 (5.88%) webMethods
4 3 (4.41%) Altiris
4 3 (4.41%) F5
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.47%) Apple
6 1 (1.47%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.47%) NetApp
6 1 (1.47%) Okta
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) Remedy