Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 742 764 724
Rank change year-on-year +22 -40 +35
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 130 98 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.76% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 58 108
England median daily rate £453 £480 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.73% +14.63% -1.47%
10th Percentile £351 £378 £263
90th Percentile £713 £638 £627
UK median daily rate £455 £445 £420
% change year-on-year +2.25% +5.95% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
England median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.75% -5.88% +44.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £40.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £40.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -68.75% -5.88% +44.61%

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 12,542 12,962 14,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.01% 13.64% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,630 8,047 8,747
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £200 £185 £220
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 652 729
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +8.60%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.71
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.20 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.73 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.81% -16.78% +7.48%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTPS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS in England.

Contractor 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 13 December 2018. 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 +24 69 £525 +5.00% 11
North of England +9 25 £413 -2.94% 2
South East -2 17 £450 -7.69% 3
North West -11 12 £365 -14.12% 1
North East - 8 £455 -
East of England +7 7 £413 +7.84% 3
Yorkshire -5 5 £413 - 1
South West -36 5 £250 -39.76%
East Midlands +3 4 £400 -14.67% 2
Midlands -19 4 £400 -14.67% 3
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 80 (61.54%) HTTP
2 49 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (36.15%) Windows
4 46 (35.38%) Firewall
5 37 (28.46%) SSL
6 36 (27.69%) Jenkins
7 35 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 35 (26.92%) DNS
7 35 (26.92%) SQL
8 34 (26.15%) Linux
9 33 (25.38%) Java
10 30 (23.08%) REST
11 29 (22.31%) Windows Server
11 29 (22.31%) JavaScript
12 28 (21.54%) Active Directory
13 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
13 27 (20.77%) Git (software)
14 25 (19.23%) FTP
15 24 (18.46%) JSON
15 24 (18.46%) Open Source
16 23 (17.69%) Security Cleared
17 22 (16.92%) SC Cleared
17 22 (16.92%) DevOps
17 22 (16.92%) VPN
18 21 (16.15%) OO
19 20 (15.38%) SMTP
20 19 (14.62%) WAN
20 19 (14.62%) Scrum
21 18 (13.85%) LAN
21 18 (13.85%) SOAP

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 (10.00%) Apache
2 11 (8.46%) Skype for Business
3 10 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.62%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.85%) IIS
5 5 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.31%) CMS
8 2 (1.54%) nginx
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.77%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.08%) GitHub
2 15 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.38%) BrowserStack
3 7 (5.38%) Sauce Labs
4 6 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.85%) IaaS
5 5 (3.85%) Office 365
5 5 (3.85%) PaaS
5 5 (3.85%) SaaS
6 4 (3.08%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.31%) Force.com
8 2 (1.54%) Dropbox
8 2 (1.54%) G Suite
8 2 (1.54%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.77%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 80 (61.54%) HTTP
2 46 (35.38%) Firewall
3 37 (28.46%) SSL
4 35 (26.92%) DNS
5 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
6 25 (19.23%) FTP
7 22 (16.92%) VPN
8 20 (15.38%) SMTP
9 19 (14.62%) WAN
10 18 (13.85%) LAN
11 16 (12.31%) Internet
12 14 (10.77%) MPLS
13 12 (9.23%) Kerberos
13 12 (9.23%) OSPF
13 12 (9.23%) Wireless
14 11 (8.46%) SAN
14 11 (8.46%) SSH
14 11 (8.46%) WLAN
15 10 (7.69%) DHCP
15 10 (7.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.77%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.92%) Big Data
4 8 (6.15%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.38%) MySQL
6 6 (4.62%) Apache Hive
6 6 (4.62%) HBase
6 6 (4.62%) Pentaho
6 6 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.62%) QlikView
6 6 (4.62%) Sqoop
7 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.08%) Redis
8 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.54%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.77%) DB2
10 1 (0.77%) Firebird
10 1 (0.77%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (27.69%) Jenkins
2 27 (20.77%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 9 (6.92%) Selenium
5 7 (5.38%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.38%) Gerrit
5 7 (5.38%) Hudson
5 7 (5.38%) JBehave
5 7 (5.38%) JMeter
5 7 (5.38%) LoadRunner
5 7 (5.38%) TeamCity
5 7 (5.38%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.85%) Artifactory
6 5 (3.85%) Gradle
6 5 (3.85%) Maven
7 4 (3.08%) git-flow
7 4 (3.08%) JIRA
7 4 (3.08%) Xcode
8 3 (2.31%) GitLab
8 3 (2.31%) Mockito
General
1 16 (12.31%) Banking
2 12 (9.23%) Finance
3 9 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.62%) Legal
5 4 (3.08%) Games
6 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.77%) Front Office
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (30.77%) Developer
2 13 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 12 (9.23%) Consultant
3 12 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Network Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Analyst
6 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) QA Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (3.85%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.08%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (3.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.08%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.08%) REST
2 24 (18.46%) JSON
3 18 (13.85%) SOAP
4 17 (13.08%) LDAP
4 17 (13.08%) Web Services
5 14 (10.77%) .NET
6 13 (10.00%) HTML
6 13 (10.00%) OAuth
7 12 (9.23%) SAML
8 10 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 10 (7.69%) Ajax
8 10 (7.69%) CSS
8 10 (7.69%) jQuery
8 10 (7.69%) Kafka
8 10 (7.69%) Middleware
9 9 (6.92%) 802.1X
10 8 (6.15%) AngularJS
10 8 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (6.15%) Node.js
10 8 (6.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Algorithms
1 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (8.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.15%) Data Structures
2 8 (6.15%) PKI
3 7 (5.38%) User Experience
4 5 (3.85%) Video on Demand
5 4 (3.08%) CMDB
5 4 (3.08%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.31%) Animation
6 3 (2.31%) Life Science
6 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.54%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.77%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.15%) Windows
2 34 (26.15%) Linux
3 29 (22.31%) Windows Server
4 17 (13.08%) Unix
5 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.92%) zOS
7 7 (5.38%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.08%) CentOS
9 3 (2.31%) Android
9 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.46%) Open Source
3 22 (16.92%) DevOps
4 21 (16.15%) OO
5 19 (14.62%) Scrum
6 18 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (13.08%) Migration
8 15 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 15 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 14 (10.77%) TDD
10 13 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 12 (9.23%) Load Balancing
12 11 (8.46%) BDD
12 11 (8.46%) ITIL
12 11 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (7.69%) Runbook
14 9 (6.92%) Information Security
14 9 (6.92%) Network Architecture
14 9 (6.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.92%) SQL
2 33 (25.38%) Java
3 29 (22.31%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.08%) PowerShell
5 15 (11.54%) C#
6 11 (8.46%) PHP
6 11 (8.46%) Python
7 10 (7.69%) Perl
7 10 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.92%) ActionScript
8 9 (6.92%) ActionScript 2.0
8 9 (6.92%) Groovy
8 9 (6.92%) JCL
9 8 (6.15%) C++
10 6 (4.62%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.85%) Java 8
12 4 (3.08%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.31%) Apex Code
13 3 (2.31%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.92%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.46%) CCNP
5 9 (6.92%) CCNA
6 5 (3.85%) Degree
6 5 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.31%) CCDA
7 3 (2.31%) CCVP
8 2 (1.54%) CISSP
8 2 (1.54%) HP APS
9 1 (0.77%) CCIE
9 1 (0.77%) CEH
9 1 (0.77%) GCIA
9 1 (0.77%) GCIH
9 1 (0.77%) GIAC
9 1 (0.77%) GSEC
9 1 (0.77%) HNC
9 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) QA
2 6 (4.62%) GDPR
2 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.00%) Docker
3 8 (6.15%) HDFS
4 5 (3.85%) Xen
5 4 (3.08%) KVM
5 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.08%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.77%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) Kubernetes
2 12 (9.23%) Ansible
3 11 (8.46%) Puppet
4 8 (6.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 8 (6.15%) Oozie
5 6 (4.62%) Ambari
5 6 (4.62%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.62%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (4.62%) Terraform
6 5 (3.85%) Kibana
7 4 (3.08%) Consul
7 4 (3.08%) Grafana
7 4 (3.08%) logstash
7 4 (3.08%) Prometheus
7 4 (3.08%) Uchiwa
8 3 (2.31%) vRealize
8 3 (2.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 2 (1.54%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.54%) CASB
Vendors
1 35 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.31%) Cisco
3 13 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (8.46%) IBM
4 11 (8.46%) Oracle
5 10 (7.69%) HP
5 10 (7.69%) VMware
6 9 (6.92%) BMC
6 9 (6.92%) CyberArk
6 9 (6.92%) IBM Sterling
6 9 (6.92%) OpenText
6 9 (6.92%) Remedy
7 7 (5.38%) Aruba
7 7 (5.38%) CA
7 7 (5.38%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 7 (5.38%) Hortonworks
7 7 (5.38%) Meraki
7 7 (5.38%) Perfecto Mobile
7 7 (5.38%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.62%) Juniper