Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 457 732 754
Rank change year-on-year +275 +22 -69
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 125 81 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 0.78% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 62 73
Median daily rate £490 £454 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.99% +6.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £346 £313
90th Percentile £638 £575 £548
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.37 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.11% - -
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £15.37 -
% change year-on-year +17.11% - -

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 5,331 10,400 12,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.18% 12.66% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,108 6,458 7,701
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
10th Percentile £188 £209 £206
90th Percentile £632 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 470 673
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £12.20
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £30.03 £20.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +48.27% +3.85% -4.88%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +213 70 £532 +11.89% 24
East of England +77 28 £450 - 6
North of England +98 13 £490 +26.45% 12
South East +128 9 £490 +19.51% 7
North East - 7 £490 - 3
Yorkshire +72 6 £513 -12.77%
Midlands +86 5 £400 - 10
West Midlands +70 5 £400 - 5
South West +46 1 £263 -40.00% 1
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 55 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.40%) Python
3 51 (40.80%) HTTP
4 47 (37.60%) SSL
5 46 (36.80%) Java
5 46 (36.80%) Linux
6 42 (33.60%) Azure
7 41 (32.80%) TCP/IP
8 38 (30.40%) SQL
9 37 (29.60%) AWS
9 37 (29.60%) Test Automation
10 35 (28.00%) DHCP
10 35 (28.00%) Kubernetes
11 34 (27.20%) C
11 34 (27.20%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (27.20%) Spring
12 33 (26.40%) IPv4
12 33 (26.40%) IPv6
12 33 (26.40%) GCP
12 33 (26.40%) Docker
12 33 (26.40%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (26.40%) NoSQL
13 32 (25.60%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (24.80%) Wireshark
14 31 (24.80%) Finance
15 30 (24.00%) SDLC
16 29 (23.20%) Kotlin
16 29 (23.20%) JAAS
16 29 (23.20%) Spring Security
17 28 (22.40%) Device Driver

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 28 (22.40%) Apache Spark
2 15 (12.00%) Confluence
3 3 (2.40%) Apache
4 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.80%) Maximo
2 1 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 42 (33.60%) Azure
2 37 (29.60%) AWS
3 33 (26.40%) GCP
4 8 (6.40%) GitHub
4 8 (6.40%) PaaS
5 5 (4.00%) IaaS
6 3 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.40%) SaaS
6 3 (2.40%) Serverless
7 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.60%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Akamai
8 1 (0.80%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.80%) Office 365
8 1 (0.80%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.80%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 51 (40.80%) HTTP
2 47 (37.60%) SSL
3 41 (32.80%) TCP/IP
4 35 (28.00%) DHCP
5 33 (26.40%) IPv4
5 33 (26.40%) IPv6
6 31 (24.80%) Wireshark
7 28 (22.40%) Firewall
8 26 (20.80%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (10.40%) Internet
10 12 (9.60%) Ethernet
11 9 (7.20%) BGP
11 9 (7.20%) FTP
11 9 (7.20%) IPsec
11 9 (7.20%) Wireless
12 8 (6.40%) EIGRP
12 8 (6.40%) MPLS
12 8 (6.40%) OSPF
12 8 (6.40%) SNMP
12 8 (6.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.40%) NoSQL
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.00%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.20%) Apache Hive
4 4 (3.20%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.20%) HBase
4 4 (3.20%) MySQL
4 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.20%) Sqoop
5 3 (2.40%) Big Data
6 2 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.80%) DB2
7 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (12.80%) JIRA
2 13 (10.40%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.60%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.60%) JUnit
3 7 (5.60%) Mockito
4 5 (4.00%) MSI
5 4 (3.20%) fastlane
5 4 (3.20%) Selenium
5 4 (3.20%) Xcode
6 3 (2.40%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.40%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.60%) GitLab
8 1 (0.80%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.80%) Charles Proxy
8 1 (0.80%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.80%) git-flow
8 1 (0.80%) Gradle
8 1 (0.80%) Postman
8 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.80%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (24.80%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.40%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.80%) French Language
6 1 (0.80%) German Language
6 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (64.00%) Developer
2 32 (25.60%) Java Developer
3 26 (20.80%) C Developer
4 23 (18.40%) Linux Developer
5 10 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Android Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Senior C Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Architect
8 6 (4.80%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Embedded C Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Embedded Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Python Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Tester
11 3 (2.40%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.40%) C Programmer
11 3 (2.40%) Programmer
11 3 (2.40%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.20%) Spring
2 29 (23.20%) JAAS
2 29 (23.20%) Spring Security
3 28 (22.40%) POSIX
4 27 (21.60%) Yocto
5 26 (20.80%) Kafka
6 25 (20.00%) Guice
7 24 (19.20%) RESTful
8 20 (16.00%) REST
9 11 (8.80%) JSON
10 10 (8.00%) HTML
11 9 (7.20%) CSS
12 7 (5.60%) 802.1X
12 7 (5.60%) Dagger
12 7 (5.60%) Retrofit
12 7 (5.60%) RxJava
13 6 (4.80%) .NET
13 6 (4.80%) Flask
13 6 (4.80%) SciPy
13 6 (4.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (26.40%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (22.40%) Device Driver
3 11 (8.80%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.00%) Virtual Team
5 7 (5.60%) User Experience
6 6 (4.80%) IPTV
7 5 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.40%) iPad
9 2 (1.60%) Clustering
9 2 (1.60%) iPhone
9 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.60%) PKI
10 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.80%) Replication
10 1 (0.80%) STB
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.80%) Linux
2 10 (8.00%) Windows
2 10 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.40%) Android
4 6 (4.80%) Unix
4 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.60%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.60%) Test Automation
3 34 (27.20%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (25.60%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (24.00%) SDLC
6 28 (22.40%) Microservices
7 27 (21.60%) AOP
7 27 (21.60%) Dependency Injection
8 26 (20.80%) Software Engineering
9 21 (16.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (14.40%) DevOps
11 14 (11.20%) Computer Science
11 14 (11.20%) Mathematics
12 13 (10.40%) Network Management
12 13 (10.40%) Project Management
13 12 (9.60%) Agile Project Management
14 11 (8.80%) Configuration Management
14 11 (8.80%) Load Balancing
14 11 (8.80%) Scrum
15 9 (7.20%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.40%) Python
2 46 (36.80%) Java
3 38 (30.40%) SQL
4 34 (27.20%) C
5 29 (23.20%) Kotlin
6 23 (18.40%) Java 8
6 23 (18.40%) Scala
7 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.40%) Embedded C
9 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.80%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.00%) REXX
11 5 (4.00%) Tcl
11 5 (4.00%) VB
12 4 (3.20%) Apple Swift
12 4 (3.20%) Ruby
13 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.60%) Perl
13 2 (1.60%) PHP
13 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.20%) CCNP
3 7 (5.60%) CCIE
4 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.40%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.40%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (1.60%) Degree
8 1 (0.80%) CCDA
8 1 (0.80%) CISM
8 1 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) HL7
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (26.40%) Docker
2 13 (10.40%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.80%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.20%) HDFS
5 1 (0.80%) Samba
5 1 (0.80%) UAG
5 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.80%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (28.00%) Kubernetes
2 22 (17.60%) Prometheus
2 22 (17.60%) Zipkin
3 5 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (4.00%) Terraform
4 4 (3.20%) Ambari
4 4 (3.20%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (3.20%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (3.20%) HP ALM
4 4 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.20%) Oozie
5 2 (1.60%) Puppet
5 2 (1.60%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.80%) Ansible
6 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.80%) Rancher
6 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.80%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.80%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (12.80%) Cisco
2 7 (5.60%) F5
3 6 (4.80%) Palo Alto
3 6 (4.80%) SAP
4 5 (4.00%) HP
4 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.20%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.20%) Google
5 4 (3.20%) Hortonworks
6 3 (2.40%) Apple
6 3 (2.40%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.40%) VMware
7 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.80%) Citrix
8 1 (0.80%) Dell
8 1 (0.80%) Juniper
8 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.80%) Symantec
8 1 (0.80%) webMethods