Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 6 months to 21 February 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.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 164 181
Rank change year-on-year -68 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 529 675 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.63% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.97% 12.80% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 504 477
London median daily rate £515 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +3.68% +11.76%
10th Percentile £368 £356 £325
90th Percentile £625 £613 £582
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 8
London median hourly rate £18.51 £33.28 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.40% -12.42% -24.00%
10th Percentile £14.86 £21.00 £19.66
90th Percentile £35.56 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £33.00 £45.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -27.47% +17.42% -8.82%

HTTP 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,306 5,273 5,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.30% 12.76% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,667 3,504 3,579
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 146
London median hourly rate £19.32 £22.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.18% -1.12% +19.62%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.19
% change year-on-year -6.98% -3.10% +10.94%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in London

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in London

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in London

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in London

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HTTP in London

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the London region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Central London -44 116 £513 -6.82% 39
West London -34 28 £525 +16.67% 12
South London -47 13 £590 +81.54% 2
East London -9 9 £445 -18.16% 3
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP 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 London region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 274 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (49.72%) Java
3 209 (39.51%) Linux
4 191 (36.11%) TCP/IP
5 173 (32.70%) Git (software)
6 170 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
7 164 (31.00%) TDD
8 159 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
9 148 (27.98%) REST
10 146 (27.60%) Python
11 141 (26.65%) Jenkins
12 139 (26.28%) JavaScript
13 135 (25.52%) DevOps
14 133 (25.14%) Web Services
15 126 (23.82%) Test Automation
16 123 (23.25%) SSL
17 121 (22.87%) Docker
18 110 (20.79%) HTML
19 107 (20.23%) Configuration Management
20 102 (19.28%) Scrum
21 98 (18.53%) Puppet
22 95 (17.96%) Unix
23 90 (17.01%) BDD
24 89 (16.82%) RESTful
25 86 (16.26%) MongoDB
25 86 (16.26%) Node.js
26 84 (15.88%) DNS
27 78 (14.74%) Ruby
28 72 (13.61%) Microservices
29 71 (13.42%) XML

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 59 (11.15%) Apache
2 47 (8.88%) Confluence
3 41 (7.75%) Tomcat
4 33 (6.24%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (4.91%) WebSphere
6 25 (4.73%) nginx
7 20 (3.78%) Apache Spark
8 11 (2.08%) IIS
8 11 (2.08%) Jetty
9 6 (1.13%) CMS
9 6 (1.13%) Jupyter
9 6 (1.13%) Mongrel
10 5 (0.95%) IPython
10 5 (0.95%) JBoss
10 5 (0.95%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.76%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.38%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.57%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (0.57%) Global One
2 2 (0.38%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 170 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (11.53%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (6.81%) Amazon S3
4 35 (6.62%) GitHub
5 28 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (5.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 21 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (3.59%) Route 53
9 17 (3.21%) Heroku
10 15 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (2.08%) G Suite
12 9 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (1.51%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (1.32%) Slack
15 6 (1.13%) PaaS
15 6 (1.13%) SaaS
16 5 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (0.95%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 191 (36.11%) TCP/IP
2 123 (23.25%) SSL
3 84 (15.88%) DNS
4 64 (12.10%) FTP
5 39 (7.37%) IPsec
6 37 (6.99%) SMTP
7 34 (6.43%) Firewall
8 31 (5.86%) Internet
9 30 (5.67%) DHCP
10 26 (4.91%) HTTPS
11 23 (4.35%) SSH
12 19 (3.59%) VPN
13 16 (3.02%) Network Security
14 12 (2.27%) WAN
15 10 (1.89%) VoIP
16 9 (1.70%) IMAP
16 9 (1.70%) LAN
17 8 (1.51%) MPLS
17 8 (1.51%) NAS
17 8 (1.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (16.26%) MongoDB
2 71 (13.42%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (11.91%) NoSQL
4 61 (11.53%) MySQL
5 45 (8.51%) Relational Database
6 42 (7.94%) SQL Server
7 37 (6.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (5.29%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (3.21%) Neo4j
9 17 (3.21%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.46%) Big Data
11 11 (2.08%) Redis
12 10 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.32%) HBase
14 5 (0.95%) SQLite
15 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.57%) Couchbase
16 3 (0.57%) Flink
16 3 (0.57%) Hazelcast
16 3 (0.57%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 173 (32.70%) Git (software)
2 141 (26.65%) Jenkins
3 55 (10.40%) JIRA
4 42 (7.94%) Gradle
4 42 (7.94%) JUnit
5 38 (7.18%) Cucumber
6 37 (6.99%) Mockito
6 37 (6.99%) Subversion
7 32 (6.05%) Maven
8 23 (4.35%) gulp
9 21 (3.97%) Travis CI
10 17 (3.21%) Jasmine
11 16 (3.02%) Gatling
11 16 (3.02%) Geb
11 16 (3.02%) GitLab
11 16 (3.02%) JMeter
11 16 (3.02%) Spock
12 13 (2.46%) SonarQube
12 13 (2.46%) webpack
13 12 (2.27%) Grunt
General
1 55 (10.40%) Finance
2 27 (5.10%) Banking
3 16 (3.02%) Law
4 15 (2.84%) Retail
5 13 (2.46%) Legal
6 12 (2.27%) Marketing
7 10 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.51%) Advertising
9 7 (1.32%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.13%) Publishing
11 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.76%) Games
12 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.57%) Retail Finance
14 2 (0.38%) Electronics
14 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.19%) Back Office
15 1 (0.19%) French Language
15 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 235 (44.42%) Developer
2 94 (17.77%) Java Developer
3 74 (13.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (6.62%) Agile Developer
5 32 (6.05%) Scala Developer
5 32 (6.05%) Senior Developer
6 31 (5.86%) AWS DevOps
7 29 (5.48%) AWS Engineer
7 29 (5.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 28 (5.29%) Senior DevOps
9 26 (4.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 26 (4.91%) Linux Engineer
10 22 (4.16%) Architect
10 22 (4.16%) JavaScript Developer
10 22 (4.16%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (3.78%) Agile Java Developer
11 20 (3.78%) Analyst
11 20 (3.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 20 (3.78%) Tester
12 17 (3.21%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (27.98%) REST
2 133 (25.14%) Web Services
3 110 (20.79%) HTML
4 89 (16.82%) RESTful
5 86 (16.26%) Node.js
6 71 (13.42%) XML
7 69 (13.04%) Spring
8 66 (12.48%) CSS
9 59 (11.15%) SOAP
10 56 (10.59%) AngularJS
11 51 (9.64%) JSON
12 46 (8.70%) .NET
13 44 (8.32%) Dropwizard
14 41 (7.75%) HTML5
15 39 (7.37%) Guice
16 34 (6.43%) Elastic Stack
17 32 (6.05%) Kafka
18 30 (5.67%) Ratpack
19 29 (5.48%) Spring Boot
20 28 (5.29%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.02%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.46%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.27%) Fintech
5 12 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 10 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.70%) Clustering
7 9 (1.70%) User Experience
8 8 (1.51%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.32%) PKI
10 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.76%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.57%) MPEG
11 3 (0.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 209 (39.51%) Linux
2 95 (17.96%) Unix
3 33 (6.24%) Android
4 31 (5.86%) Windows
5 30 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (3.97%) Mac OS X
7 18 (3.40%) CentOS
8 14 (2.65%) Ubuntu
9 13 (2.46%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.95%) Solaris
11 4 (0.76%) Debian
11 4 (0.76%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.57%) CatOS
12 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.38%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.19%) AIX
14 1 (0.19%) SUSE
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (31.00%) TDD
3 159 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
4 135 (25.52%) DevOps
5 126 (23.82%) Test Automation
6 107 (20.23%) Configuration Management
7 102 (19.28%) Scrum
8 90 (17.01%) BDD
9 72 (13.61%) Microservices
10 70 (13.23%) Software Engineering
11 68 (12.85%) Continuous Delivery
12 63 (11.91%) OO
12 63 (11.91%) Unit Testing
13 61 (11.53%) Open Source
14 53 (10.02%) Pair Programming
15 44 (8.32%) Kanban
16 38 (7.18%) Web Development
17 36 (6.81%) E-Commerce
18 32 (6.05%) Mentoring
18 32 (6.05%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 263 (49.72%) Java
2 146 (27.60%) Python
3 139 (26.28%) JavaScript
4 78 (14.74%) Ruby
5 70 (13.23%) SQL
6 65 (12.29%) Scala
7 54 (10.21%) Bash Shell
8 49 (9.26%) Go
9 46 (8.70%) Groovy
10 42 (7.94%) C#
11 39 (7.37%) Shell Script
12 35 (6.62%) ES6
13 29 (5.48%) Perl
14 25 (4.73%) PHP
15 23 (4.35%) TypeScript
16 11 (2.08%) C++
17 9 (1.70%) PowerShell
18 8 (1.51%) Kotlin
18 8 (1.51%) R
19 7 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.86%) Degree
4 20 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.89%) CISSP
7 6 (1.13%) CCNP
7 6 (1.13%) CEH
8 5 (0.95%) CISM
9 4 (0.76%) GSEC
10 3 (0.57%) CISA
10 3 (0.57%) GCIA
10 3 (0.57%) GCIH
10 3 (0.57%) GIAC
10 3 (0.57%) MCSE
10 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.38%) CCIE
11 2 (0.38%) CCNA
11 2 (0.38%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.35%) QA
2 6 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.38%) GCP
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 121 (22.87%) Docker
2 34 (6.43%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (4.16%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (2.84%) vCloud
6 7 (1.32%) Xen
7 6 (1.13%) Postfix
7 6 (1.13%) Squid
8 4 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.76%) HDFS
8 4 (0.76%) iptables
8 4 (0.76%) Varnish
9 3 (0.57%) NFS
9 3 (0.57%) Samba
9 3 (0.57%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.38%) Firmware
10 2 (0.38%) OpenIDM
10 2 (0.38%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 98 (18.53%) Puppet
2 70 (13.23%) Ansible
3 63 (11.91%) Kubernetes
4 60 (11.34%) Opscode Chef
5 53 (10.02%) Terraform
6 32 (6.05%) Kibana
7 26 (4.91%) logstash
8 25 (4.73%) Grafana
9 23 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
9 23 (4.35%) Prometheus
10 16 (3.02%) Fluentd
11 12 (2.27%) Salt
12 10 (1.89%) ZABBIX
13 7 (1.32%) Nagios
13 7 (1.32%) Rancher
14 6 (1.13%) HAProxy
14 6 (1.13%) Rsyslog
14 6 (1.13%) Sysdig
15 4 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
15 4 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (6.99%) VMware
2 30 (5.67%) Microsoft
3 26 (4.91%) Google
4 25 (4.73%) Oracle
5 23 (4.35%) Splunk
6 18 (3.40%) Apigee
7 13 (2.46%) Cisco
8 12 (2.27%) Atlassian
9 11 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.08%) SaltStack
10 9 (1.70%) F5
11 8 (1.51%) HP
12 7 (1.32%) EMC
12 7 (1.32%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.13%) NetApp
13 6 (1.13%) Sonatype
13 6 (1.13%) Sun
14 5 (0.95%) IBM
14 5 (0.95%) ServiceNow
15 4 (0.76%) Adobe