Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 637 411 693
Rank change year-on-year -226 +282 +48
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 93 80 114
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 2.25% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 45 84
10th Percentile £355 £405 £375
25th Percentile £459 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
75th Percentile £600 £594 £519
90th Percentile £675 £637 £545
UK median daily rate £540 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +5.37% +7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £21.50 -

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 7,273 3,552 10,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.34% 13.71% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,717 2,259 6,612
10th Percentile £230 £210 £200
25th Percentile £358 £325 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £470 £440 £425
Median % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% -
75th Percentile £575 £538 £525
90th Percentile £658 £635 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 164 494
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.30 £12.50
25th Percentile £13.94 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate £21.25 £30.50 £23.75
Median % change year-on-year -30.33% +28.42% +22.20%
75th Percentile £48.74 £46.49 £46.40
90th Percentile £64.65 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £22.44 £30.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -26.44% +24.49% +28.95%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -195 58 £550 +4.76% 23
North of England -75 10 £470 -10.48% 15
South East -81 8 £465 -5.20% 20
North West - 6 £400 - 8
East of England -51 5 £775 +158.33% 5
Yorkshire -41 4 £488 -7.14% 5
West Midlands - 2 - - 4
Midlands - 2 - - 7
South West - 1 £525 - 6
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 53 (56.99%) HTTP
2 41 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (30.11%) SQL
4 26 (27.96%) DevOps
5 25 (26.88%) Firewall
6 23 (24.73%) REST
7 22 (23.66%) Java
8 21 (22.58%) Azure
9 20 (21.51%) AWS
10 19 (20.43%) DNS
11 18 (19.35%) SSL
11 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
12 17 (18.28%) Linux
13 16 (17.20%) SNMP
13 16 (17.20%) Software Engineering
13 16 (17.20%) JIRA
13 16 (17.20%) Splunk
13 16 (17.20%) Kubernetes
14 15 (16.13%) GitHub
14 15 (16.13%) Network Management
14 15 (16.13%) Cisco
15 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
15 14 (15.05%) HTML
15 14 (15.05%) SOAP
15 14 (15.05%) Finance
15 14 (15.05%) Confluence
15 14 (15.05%) Data Protection
15 14 (15.05%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (15.05%) Kotlin
16 13 (13.98%) Microservices

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 (15.05%) Confluence
2 8 (8.60%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.45%) nginx
4 3 (3.23%) Apache
4 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.08%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.58%) Azure
2 20 (21.51%) AWS
3 15 (16.13%) GitHub
4 8 (8.60%) IaaS
4 8 (8.60%) PaaS
5 5 (5.38%) Akamai
5 5 (5.38%) Azure App Service
5 5 (5.38%) Azure Key Vault
5 5 (5.38%) Azure Storage
5 5 (5.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 5 (5.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (4.30%) Azure Sentinel
6 4 (4.30%) GCP
6 4 (4.30%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (3.23%) Force.com
8 2 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.15%) Serverless
9 1 (1.08%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (1.08%) GitHub Actions
9 1 (1.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 53 (56.99%) HTTP
2 25 (26.88%) Firewall
3 19 (20.43%) DNS
4 18 (19.35%) SSL
5 16 (17.20%) SNMP
6 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.45%) FTP
7 6 (6.45%) LAN
7 6 (6.45%) Network Security
7 6 (6.45%) SSH
7 6 (6.45%) WAN
8 5 (5.38%) 2G
8 5 (5.38%) DHCP
8 5 (5.38%) IPsec
9 4 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.23%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.23%) Internet
10 3 (3.23%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.53%) MySQL
3 5 (5.38%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.38%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.38%) HBase
3 5 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.38%) Sqoop
4 3 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.08%) Firebird
5 1 (1.08%) MS Access
5 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) SQLite
5 1 (1.08%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) JIRA
2 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.90%) JUnit
2 12 (12.90%) Mockito
3 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.30%) Maven
4 4 (4.30%) SonarQube
5 3 (3.23%) Subversion
6 2 (2.15%) Ant
6 2 (2.15%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (2.15%) Postman
6 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.08%) Appium
7 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.08%) fastlane
7 1 (1.08%) Gradle
7 1 (1.08%) REST Assured
7 1 (1.08%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.08%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Banking
2 10 (10.75%) Retail
3 8 (8.60%) Social Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.08%) Public Speaking
5 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Developer
2 12 (12.90%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Android Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Java Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Senior Java Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (5.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Splunk Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.73%) REST
2 14 (15.05%) HTML
2 14 (15.05%) SOAP
3 12 (12.90%) Dagger
3 12 (12.90%) Kafka
3 12 (12.90%) Material Design
3 12 (12.90%) Retrofit
3 12 (12.90%) RxJava
4 11 (11.83%) Spring Boot
5 10 (10.75%) CSS
6 7 (7.53%) LDAP
6 7 (7.53%) Node.js
6 7 (7.53%) React
6 7 (7.53%) XML
7 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.38%) jQuery
7 5 (5.38%) JSON
7 5 (5.38%) SAML
7 5 (5.38%) Visualforce
7 5 (5.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
1 7 (7.53%) Hybrid Cloud
1 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.23%) Blog
3 3 (3.23%) EFT
3 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) DataPower
4 2 (2.15%) Legacy Applications
4 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.15%) PKI
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) Android
2 12 (12.90%) Unix
3 7 (7.53%) Windows
4 5 (5.38%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.15%) CatOS
7 1 (1.08%) AIX
7 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.96%) DevOps
3 16 (17.20%) Software Engineering
4 15 (16.13%) Network Management
5 14 (15.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (15.05%) Data Protection
6 13 (13.98%) Microservices
6 13 (13.98%) Scrum
7 12 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
7 12 (12.90%) Android Development
7 12 (12.90%) Architectural Design
7 12 (12.90%) Pair Programming
7 12 (12.90%) Project Management
8 10 (10.75%) Refactoring
9 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.60%) Technology Roadmap
11 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
11 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (7.53%) Full Stack Development
11 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) SQL
2 22 (23.66%) Java
3 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.05%) Kotlin
5 12 (12.90%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.60%) Python
7 6 (6.45%) C++
8 5 (5.38%) Apex Code
8 5 (5.38%) Ruby
9 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.23%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.23%) VB
9 3 (3.23%) VBScript
10 2 (2.15%) C#
10 2 (2.15%) Go
10 2 (2.15%) Java 8
10 2 (2.15%) Scala
10 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.08%) Lua
11 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.15%) CCIE
4 2 (2.15%) CCNA
4 2 (2.15%) CCNP
5 1 (1.08%) CCSA
5 1 (1.08%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.08%) CISSP
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Accessibility
1 1 (1.08%) GDPR
1 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
1 1 (1.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.53%) Docker
2 7 (7.53%) VMware NSX
3 5 (5.38%) HDFS
4 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.08%) NFS
5 1 (1.08%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) Kubernetes
2 13 (13.98%) Ansible
2 13 (13.98%) Puppet
3 12 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.38%) Ambari
4 5 (5.38%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (5.38%) Oozie
4 5 (5.38%) vCenter Server
4 5 (5.38%) vRealize
5 4 (4.30%) SCCM
6 3 (3.23%) Prometheus
6 3 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.15%) Terraform
7 2 (2.15%) WSUS
7 2 (2.15%) Zipkin
8 1 (1.08%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.08%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Splunk
2 15 (16.13%) Cisco
3 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.90%) Zscaler
4 10 (10.75%) F5
5 8 (8.60%) Confluent
6 7 (7.53%) Neustar
6 7 (7.53%) Palo Alto
6 7 (7.53%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (7.53%) VMware
7 5 (5.38%) Cloudera
7 5 (5.38%) Hortonworks
7 5 (5.38%) IBM
8 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.23%) Citrix
9 2 (2.15%) Dynatrace
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle
9 2 (2.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (2.15%) Veracode
10 1 (1.08%) Monetate