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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK / England
Rank 511 523 520
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 74 92 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.27% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 27
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £308 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +4.06% +4.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.05

HTTPS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6130 7247 7191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.67% 14.78% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3787 4381 3969
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 309 400
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.66 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.65% +6.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing HTTPS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in England

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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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 38 £500 +17.64% 52
North West +30 15 £400 -5.88% 8
Yorkshire +21 7 £488 - 9
South East +17 7 £444 - 25
East of England -6 5 £450 +18.03% 8
North East -10 2 £390 -25.71% 2
HTTPS
UK

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 80 (59.26%) HTTP
2 57 (42.22%) Linux
3 52 (38.52%) Java
4 44 (32.59%) XML
5 43 (31.85%) SSL
6 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (28.89%) Windows
8 36 (26.67%) DevOps
9 34 (25.19%) Jenkins
10 33 (24.44%) Apache
10 33 (24.44%) SOAP
11 30 (22.22%) Puppet
12 26 (19.26%) Git (software)
12 26 (19.26%) Finance
13 25 (18.52%) TCP/IP
14 24 (17.78%) Configuration Management
15 23 (17.04%) Web Services
15 23 (17.04%) JavaScript
16 22 (16.30%) REST
16 22 (16.30%) Ansible
17 20 (14.81%) WebSphere
17 20 (14.81%) Load Balancing
17 20 (14.81%) SQL
18 19 (14.07%) MySQL
18 19 (14.07%) FTP
18 19 (14.07%) Python
18 19 (14.07%) IBM
18 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
18 19 (14.07%) nginx
19 18 (13.33%) DNS

HTTPS
Top Related 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 33 (24.44%) Apache
2 20 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 19 (14.07%) nginx
4 16 (11.85%) IIS
5 11 (8.15%) Skype for Business
6 8 (5.93%) OpenStack
7 7 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (2.96%) Mule
11 3 (2.22%) Anypoint
12 2 (1.48%) CMS
12 2 (1.48%) Confluence
13 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.67%) Office 365
4 6 (4.44%) Yammer
5 3 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.48%) Force.com
7 1 (0.74%) Boomi
7 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 80 (59.26%) HTTP
2 43 (31.85%) SSL
3 25 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 19 (14.07%) FTP
5 18 (13.33%) DNS
6 17 (12.59%) Firewall
7 14 (10.37%) Internet
8 10 (7.41%) Telnet
9 9 (6.67%) SMTP
10 8 (5.93%) SSH
10 8 (5.93%) VPN
11 7 (5.19%) BGP
11 7 (5.19%) MPLS
11 7 (5.19%) OSPF
11 7 (5.19%) X.509
12 6 (4.44%) WAN
13 5 (3.70%) DHCP
13 5 (3.70%) NAS
13 5 (3.70%) SAN
13 5 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) MySQL
2 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.37%) MongoDB
4 13 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.96%) GIS
7 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.22%) SQLite
9 2 (1.48%) Big Data
9 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.48%) Redis
9 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 34 (25.19%) Jenkins
2 26 (19.26%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.89%) Maven
4 9 (6.67%) Subversion
5 8 (5.93%) GoCD
5 8 (5.93%) JIRA
5 8 (5.93%) Travis CI
6 7 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.44%) MSI
8 5 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.96%) GitLab
10 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.48%) AccuRev
11 2 (1.48%) JUnit
11 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.74%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.74%) Mocha
12 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (19.26%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Retail
3 10 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.44%) Law
5 6 (4.44%) Marketing
6 5 (3.70%) Banking
6 5 (3.70%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.96%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (25.93%) Developer
2 22 (16.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 12 (8.89%) Analyst
5 10 (7.41%) Consultant
6 9 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
7 8 (5.93%) Lead Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Architect
8 7 (5.19%) CRM Consultant
8 7 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 7 (5.19%) Linux Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (5.19%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 7 (5.19%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Integration Consultant
9 6 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.59%) XML
2 33 (24.44%) SOAP
3 23 (17.04%) Web Services
4 22 (16.30%) REST
5 18 (13.33%) HTML
6 17 (12.59%) CSS
7 15 (11.11%) .NET
7 15 (11.11%) Middleware
8 14 (10.37%) JMS
8 14 (10.37%) Spring
9 12 (8.89%) JSON
9 12 (8.89%) WCF
10 11 (8.15%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (6.67%) JAXB
12 8 (5.93%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (5.19%) COM
13 7 (5.19%) jQuery
13 7 (5.19%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (5.19%) XML Messaging
13 7 (5.19%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.70%) Wiki
3 4 (2.96%) Clustering
3 4 (2.96%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.96%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.48%) DataPower
5 2 (1.48%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.48%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.74%) Fintech
6 1 (0.74%) PMI
6 1 (0.74%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 57 (42.22%) Linux
2 39 (28.89%) Windows
3 17 (12.59%) Unix
4 14 (10.37%) Windows Server
5 13 (9.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.67%) CentOS
7 8 (5.93%) Fedora
7 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.70%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.96%) Android
11 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.48%) AIX
12 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.67%) DevOps
3 24 (17.78%) Configuration Management
4 20 (14.81%) Load Balancing
5 16 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (10.37%) Microservices
7 13 (9.63%) ITIL
7 13 (9.63%) Multithreading
7 13 (9.63%) SOA
8 12 (8.89%) CRM
8 12 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (8.15%) TDD
10 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.41%) SDLC
11 8 (5.93%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.93%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.19%) Scrum
12 7 (5.19%) Service Design
13 6 (4.44%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (38.52%) Java
2 23 (17.04%) JavaScript
3 20 (14.81%) SQL
4 19 (14.07%) Python
5 12 (8.89%) Bash Shell
5 12 (8.89%) C#
6 11 (8.15%) Shell Script
7 10 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 10 (7.41%) Ruby
8 6 (4.44%) ActionScript
8 6 (4.44%) ActionScript 2.0
8 6 (4.44%) ActionScript 3.0
9 4 (2.96%) C++
9 4 (2.96%) PHP
10 2 (1.48%) JCL
10 2 (1.48%) Perl
10 2 (1.48%) REXX
10 2 (1.48%) Scala
10 2 (1.48%) Tcl
10 2 (1.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.19%) Degree
5 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.70%) CCNA
6 5 (3.70%) CISSP
7 4 (2.96%) CCNP
8 3 (2.22%) CCIE
8 3 (2.22%) CISM
8 3 (2.22%) MCSE
9 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.48%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.74%) CCDA
10 1 (0.74%) CCIP
10 1 (0.74%) CCVP
10 1 (0.74%) ISEB
10 1 (0.74%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.44%) PA-DSS
3 2 (1.48%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (12.59%) Docker
2 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.22%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.48%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.74%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.74%) Snort
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.74%) Xen
6 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (22.22%) Puppet
2 22 (16.30%) Ansible
3 17 (12.59%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (11.11%) HAProxy
5 12 (8.89%) Kubernetes
6 9 (6.67%) Nagios
7 8 (5.93%) Ganglia
7 8 (5.93%) Graphite
7 8 (5.93%) Kibana
7 8 (5.93%) Riemann
8 4 (2.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (2.96%) yum
9 3 (2.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 3 (2.22%) SCCM
10 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 2 (1.48%) WSUS
11 1 (0.74%) Control-M
11 1 (0.74%) QRadar
11 1 (0.74%) SCOM
11 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (14.07%) IBM
1 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.59%) Oracle
3 15 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 13 (9.63%) SAP
5 11 (8.15%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (7.41%) VMware
7 9 (6.67%) Cisco
8 6 (4.44%) Adobe
8 6 (4.44%) Axway
8 6 (4.44%) Infor
9 5 (3.70%) Juniper
9 5 (3.70%) Splunk
10 4 (2.96%) HP
10 4 (2.96%) MuleSoft
11 3 (2.22%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.22%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.22%) Polycom
12 2 (1.48%) Arista
12 2 (1.48%) Citrix
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