Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 558 462 742
Rank change year-on-year -96 +280 +18
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 74 124 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.32% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 2.39% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 99 56
10th Percentile £348 £400 £351
25th Percentile £425 £420 £404
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +11.76%
75th Percentile £575 £587 £538
90th Percentile £683 £675 £581
UK median daily rate £488 £478 £475
% change year-on-year +2.09% +0.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £15.37
Median % 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 5,504 5,190 10,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.30% 13.25% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,552 3,235 6,623
10th Percentile £238 £200 £210
25th Percentile £350 £321 £330
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £430 £435
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%
75th Percentile £538 £538 £538
90th Percentile £638 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £428
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 239 465
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.39 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.00 £15.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £23.21 £20.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +13.22% +5.13% +2.15%
75th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £61.60 £51.90 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £19.87
% change year-on-year +4.17% +20.82% +6.02%

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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -104 45 £500 -4.76% 26
North of England +11 11 £463 -7.50% 14
North West - 6 £400 - 4
Yorkshire +11 5 £475 -7.32% 8
East of England -15 5 £775 +72.22% 4
West Midlands -19 2 - - 3
Midlands -24 2 - - 3
South West +24 1 £525 +100.00% 8
South East +5 1 £488 -0.51% 32
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 35 (47.30%) HTTP
2 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.73%) DNS
4 19 (25.68%) Linux
5 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 17 (22.97%) Firewall
5 17 (22.97%) DevOps
6 16 (21.62%) Java
6 16 (21.62%) Unix
6 16 (21.62%) JIRA
7 15 (20.27%) HTML
7 15 (20.27%) Finance
7 15 (20.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (18.92%) Kotlin
8 14 (18.92%) SQL
8 14 (18.92%) Confluence
8 14 (18.92%) GitHub
9 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
9 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
9 13 (17.57%) JSON
10 12 (16.22%) Android
10 12 (16.22%) Data Protection
10 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
10 12 (16.22%) Splunk
10 12 (16.22%) Agile Project Management
10 12 (16.22%) Mockito
10 12 (16.22%) Network Management
10 12 (16.22%) JUnit
10 12 (16.22%) SNMP
10 12 (16.22%) SSL

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 14 (18.92%) Confluence
2 7 (9.46%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.41%) Apache
3 4 (5.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.35%) nginx
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Maximo
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) GitHub
2 11 (14.86%) Azure
3 6 (8.11%) AWS
4 5 (6.76%) Akamai
4 5 (6.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 5 (6.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (5.41%) Azure App Service
5 4 (5.41%) Azure Key Vault
5 4 (5.41%) Azure Storage
6 3 (4.05%) Force.com
6 3 (4.05%) GCP
6 3 (4.05%) PaaS
7 2 (2.70%) IaaS
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.35%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.35%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (1.35%) Serverless
8 1 (1.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (47.30%) HTTP
2 22 (29.73%) DNS
3 17 (22.97%) Firewall
4 12 (16.22%) SNMP
4 12 (16.22%) SSL
5 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.76%) Network Security
7 4 (5.41%) 2G
7 4 (5.41%) IPsec
7 4 (5.41%) SSH
8 3 (4.05%) DHCP
8 3 (4.05%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.05%) VPN
9 2 (2.70%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.70%) FTP
9 2 (2.70%) Internet
9 2 (2.70%) LAN
9 2 (2.70%) WAN
9 2 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Apache Hive
2 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.41%) HBase
2 4 (5.41%) Sqoop
3 3 (4.05%) DB2
3 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) Firebird
5 1 (1.35%) MS Access
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) JIRA
2 12 (16.22%) JUnit
2 12 (16.22%) Mockito
3 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) Ant
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) Appium
6 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.35%) GitLab
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
6 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.35%) REST Assured
6 1 (1.35%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.35%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Retail
3 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Social Skills
4 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Public Speaking
6 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Developer
2 12 (16.22%) Android Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (9.46%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Splunk Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Salesforce Architect
7 3 (4.05%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) HTML
2 13 (17.57%) JSON
3 12 (16.22%) Dagger
3 12 (16.22%) Material Design
3 12 (16.22%) Retrofit
3 12 (16.22%) RxJava
4 11 (14.86%) CSS
5 8 (10.81%) XML
6 7 (9.46%) REST
7 6 (8.11%) LDAP
8 5 (6.76%) Visualforce
9 4 (5.41%) Middleware
9 4 (5.41%) SOAP
9 4 (5.41%) Spring
9 4 (5.41%) Web Services
10 3 (4.05%) J2EE
10 3 (4.05%) Kafka
10 3 (4.05%) React
10 3 (4.05%) RESTful
10 3 (4.05%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.05%) Blog
5 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.35%) EFT
6 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.35%) Media Streaming
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.35%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 16 (21.62%) Unix
3 12 (16.22%) Android
4 10 (13.51%) Mac OS
5 4 (5.41%) Windows
6 2 (2.70%) CatOS
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) DevOps
3 15 (20.27%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.22%) Agile Project Management
5 12 (16.22%) Android Development
5 12 (16.22%) Architectural Design
5 12 (16.22%) Data Protection
5 12 (16.22%) Network Management
5 12 (16.22%) Pair Programming
5 12 (16.22%) Project Management
6 11 (14.86%) Front End Development
6 11 (14.86%) Progressive Enhancement
6 11 (14.86%) Refactoring
7 8 (10.81%) Fintech
7 8 (10.81%) Scrum
7 8 (10.81%) SOA
8 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
2 16 (21.62%) Java
3 14 (18.92%) Kotlin
3 14 (18.92%) SQL
4 11 (14.86%) Python
5 7 (9.46%) C++
5 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.76%) Apex Code
7 4 (5.41%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.05%) Go
8 3 (4.05%) VB
8 3 (4.05%) VBScript
9 2 (2.70%) C
9 2 (2.70%) Java 8
9 2 (2.70%) PHP
9 2 (2.70%) Ruby
9 2 (2.70%) Scala
10 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) BrightScript
10 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CCSA
6 1 (1.35%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) Accessibility
1 1 (1.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware NSX
3 4 (5.41%) Docker
3 4 (5.41%) HDFS
4 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Ansible
1 11 (14.86%) Kubernetes
1 11 (14.86%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (14.86%) Puppet
2 5 (6.76%) vCenter Server
2 5 (6.76%) vRealize
3 4 (5.41%) Ambari
3 4 (5.41%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (5.41%) Oozie
3 4 (5.41%) SCCM
4 2 (2.70%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.70%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.70%) Terraform
4 2 (2.70%) WSUS
4 2 (2.70%) Zipkin
5 1 (1.35%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Splunk
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Zscaler
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco
4 9 (12.16%) Palo Alto
5 8 (10.81%) VMware
6 6 (8.11%) Neustar
6 6 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (6.76%) F5
8 4 (5.41%) Cloudera
8 4 (5.41%) Hortonworks
8 4 (5.41%) Oracle
9 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.05%) Citrix
9 3 (4.05%) IBM
10 2 (2.70%) Syclo
11 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.35%) Google
11 1 (1.35%) Juniper
11 1 (1.35%) Qualys