Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 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.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 671 477 592
Rank change year-on-year -194 +115 +158
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 101 65 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 1.54% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 33 125
10th Percentile £425 £354 £364
25th Percentile £476 £405 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £495 £450
Median % change year-on-year +16.16% +10.00% -2.17%
75th Percentile £638 £550 £550
90th Percentile £713 £588 £600
UK median daily rate £600 £483 £490
% change year-on-year +24.35% -1.53% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £64.50 -

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 7,742 4,233 8,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.19% 12.43% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,119 2,703 5,610
10th Percentile £205 £200 £183
25th Percentile £363 £315 £307
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £413
Median % change year-on-year +17.53% +3.03% -2.94%
75th Percentile £600 £525 £515
90th Percentile £700 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £438 £412
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.19% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 218 469
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.98 £13.25
25th Percentile £15.41 £16.07 £15.75
Median hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -33.85% +54.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £46.57 £50.00 £46.58
90th Percentile £63.00 £58.00 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £33.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +53.49% +19.44%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 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 -160 65 £625 +21.95% 74
South East -58 8 £375 +20.00% 27
East of England -51 6 £350 +16.67% 14
North of England -54 6 £513 +5.13% 48
Midlands -60 4 £405 +8.00% 20
South West - 4 £463 - 6
West Midlands - 4 £405 - 15
Yorkshire -35 3 £575 +17.95% 10
North West - 2 £498 - 27
North East - 1 £500 - 11
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 (54.46%) HTTP
2 46 (45.54%) SQL
3 41 (40.59%) AWS
4 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (31.68%) SOAP
6 31 (30.69%) Java
6 31 (30.69%) REST
7 30 (29.70%) Linux
8 29 (28.71%) DevOps
9 28 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (26.73%) TCP/IP
11 25 (24.75%) JavaScript
12 24 (23.76%) Azure
13 23 (22.77%) Kubernetes
14 22 (21.78%) Windows
15 21 (20.79%) Unix
15 21 (20.79%) Python
16 20 (19.80%) Firewall
16 20 (19.80%) Microservices
17 19 (18.81%) Serverless
17 19 (18.81%) Test Automation
17 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
17 19 (18.81%) Ruby
18 18 (17.82%) PowerShell
18 18 (17.82%) NoSQL
18 18 (17.82%) Technology Roadmap
18 18 (17.82%) Confluent
18 18 (17.82%) Spring Boot
18 18 (17.82%) Kafka
19 17 (16.83%) Active Directory

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 8 (7.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (6.93%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.96%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.96%) nginx
5 3 (2.97%) Confluence
6 2 (1.98%) Apache
6 2 (1.98%) CMS
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 41 (40.59%) AWS
2 24 (23.76%) Azure
3 19 (18.81%) Serverless
4 13 (12.87%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (6.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (6.93%) PaaS
6 6 (5.94%) Azure Storage
6 6 (5.94%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (4.95%) Azure Functions
7 5 (4.95%) Azure Sentinel
8 4 (3.96%) Azure App Service
8 4 (3.96%) Azure Key Vault
8 4 (3.96%) GitHub
8 4 (3.96%) IaaS
9 3 (2.97%) Azure Monitor
10 2 (1.98%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.98%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.98%) Azure Pipelines
10 2 (1.98%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (0.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 55 (54.46%) HTTP
2 27 (26.73%) TCP/IP
3 20 (19.80%) Firewall
4 15 (14.85%) DNS
5 14 (13.86%) SSL
6 13 (12.87%) FTP
7 11 (10.89%) IPsec
8 10 (9.90%) Kerberos
8 10 (9.90%) SSH
9 8 (7.92%) LAN
9 8 (7.92%) SMTP
9 8 (7.92%) WAN
10 7 (6.93%) SNMP
11 6 (5.94%) BGP
11 6 (5.94%) EIGRP
11 6 (5.94%) Network Security
11 6 (5.94%) OSPF
11 6 (5.94%) Wireshark
12 5 (4.95%) DMVPN
12 5 (4.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.95%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.97%) MySQL
3 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.98%) Redis
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.99%) HBase
5 1 (0.99%) Power BI
5 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.99%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) JIRA
2 7 (6.93%) Artifactory
2 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.96%) JMeter
5 2 (1.98%) JUnit
5 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.98%) Mockito
5 2 (1.98%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.99%) Gradle
6 1 (0.99%) Maven
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 12 (11.88%) Social Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Military
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (18.81%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) Java Engineer
2 18 (17.82%) Java Software Engineer
2 18 (17.82%) Senior Java Engineer
2 18 (17.82%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 18 (17.82%) Senior Software Engineer
2 18 (17.82%) Software Engineer
3 16 (15.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Network Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Azure DevOps
6 7 (6.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (6.93%) Site Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.68%) SOAP
2 31 (30.69%) REST
3 18 (17.82%) Kafka
3 18 (17.82%) Spring Boot
4 16 (15.84%) HTML
4 16 (15.84%) JSON
5 14 (13.86%) CSS
5 14 (13.86%) LDAP
6 8 (7.92%) XML
7 7 (6.93%) ARM Templates
7 7 (6.93%) jQuery
7 7 (6.93%) Middleware
7 7 (6.93%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (6.93%) Web Services
8 6 (5.94%) .NET
8 6 (5.94%) OAuth
8 6 (5.94%) SAML
9 5 (4.95%) .NET Core
9 5 (4.95%) XSLT
10 4 (3.96%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.93%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.94%) PKI
4 5 (4.95%) Blog
5 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.97%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.98%) EFT
7 2 (1.98%) Legacy Applications
7 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.99%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.70%) Linux
2 22 (21.78%) Windows
3 21 (20.79%) Unix
4 11 (10.89%) Mac OS
5 7 (6.93%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.94%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.98%) Android
9 1 (0.99%) AIX
9 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.71%) DevOps
3 28 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (19.80%) Microservices
5 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
5 19 (18.81%) Test Automation
6 18 (17.82%) Technology Roadmap
7 16 (15.84%) CI/CD
8 13 (12.87%) Configuration Management
8 13 (12.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (9.90%) Front End Development
9 10 (9.90%) TDD
10 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure as Code
11 8 (7.92%) Migration
12 7 (6.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 6 (5.94%) Capacity Management
13 6 (5.94%) Project Delivery
13 6 (5.94%) Scrum
13 6 (5.94%) Server Monitoring
13 6 (5.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.54%) SQL
2 31 (30.69%) Java
3 25 (24.75%) JavaScript
4 21 (20.79%) Python
5 19 (18.81%) Ruby
6 18 (17.82%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.92%) Go
8 7 (6.93%) Bash
9 6 (5.94%) C#
10 3 (2.97%) ES6
11 2 (1.98%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.98%) Perl
11 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.99%) C++
12 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.99%) Groovy
12 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.93%) CCNP
3 6 (5.94%) CCIE
3 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.95%) CCNA
4 5 (4.95%) Degree
4 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) JNCIP
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.98%) CISSP
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) GDPR
1 1 (0.99%) NIST
1 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.99%) QA
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (16.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.95%) NFS
3 3 (2.97%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 3 (2.97%) Docker
4 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.99%) Firmware
5 1 (0.99%) HDFS
5 1 (0.99%) KVM
5 1 (0.99%) LXC
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.99%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.99%) vCloud
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.99%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.99%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (22.77%) Kubernetes
2 13 (12.87%) Terraform
3 12 (11.88%) Ansible
4 6 (5.94%) BladeLogic
4 6 (5.94%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (3.96%) Grafana
5 4 (3.96%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (3.96%) Prometheus
5 4 (3.96%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.98%) Puppet
7 2 (1.98%) Rancher
8 1 (0.99%) Ambari
8 1 (0.99%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.99%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 1 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.99%) Oozie
8 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Confluent
2 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.87%) Cisco
4 7 (6.93%) Splunk
5 6 (5.94%) Altiris
5 6 (5.94%) Citrix
5 6 (5.94%) F5
5 6 (5.94%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.96%) CyberArk
6 4 (3.96%) Dell KACE
7 3 (2.97%) Aruba
7 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.97%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (2.97%) Juniper
7 3 (2.97%) Riverbed
7 3 (2.97%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.98%) VMware
9 1 (0.99%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.99%) Talend