Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 297 238
Rank change year-on-year +80 -59 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 166 270 545
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.05% 0.77% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.75% 7.10% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 191 360
Median daily rate £550 £543 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% +3.33% +2.44%
10th Percentile £419 £378 £378
90th Percentile £650 £700 £663
England median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.21% +45.52% -21.18%
10th Percentile £30.98 £39.67 £25.83
90th Percentile £40.00 £52.63 £35.55
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -26.32% +41.79% +1.52%

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 1,702 3,801 5,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.72% 10.88% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,064 2,571 3,458
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £263 £185 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £438 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.18% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 104 133
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -12.50% +24.68%
10th Percentile £22.75 £14.00 £13.15
90th Percentile £70.00 £50.00 £55.29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +53.85% +13.75% +10.50%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in London

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HTTP in London.

Daily rate trend for HTTP in London

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HTTP in London over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HTTP in London

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HTTP in London.

Hourly rate trend for HTTP in London

HTTP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing HTTP in London over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

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 29 November 2020. 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 +88 14 £525 -3.67% 20
West London +49 7 £523 -9.13% 1
South London +40 7 £450 +0.90% 2
East London +37 3 £675 +17.39% 2
North London - 3 - -
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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 76 (45.78%) Java
2 72 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (39.16%) Linux
4 59 (35.54%) JSON
5 58 (34.94%) Jenkins
6 57 (34.34%) Web Services
7 54 (32.53%) Git (software)
8 51 (30.72%) Python
9 48 (28.92%) RESTful
10 45 (27.11%) DevOps
10 45 (27.11%) SOAP
11 42 (25.30%) XML
11 42 (25.30%) TCP/IP
12 41 (24.70%) REST
13 40 (24.10%) Azure
14 37 (22.29%) JavaScript
15 35 (21.08%) Spring
15 35 (21.08%) AWS
16 34 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (20.48%) DNS
17 32 (19.28%) Security Cleared
18 31 (18.67%) SC Cleared
18 31 (18.67%) Middleware
18 31 (18.67%) Red Hat
18 31 (18.67%) Kubernetes
19 30 (18.07%) Windows
19 30 (18.07%) HTML
19 30 (18.07%) Finance
19 30 (18.07%) JIRA
19 30 (18.07%) Open Source

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 27 (16.27%) WebSphere
2 25 (15.06%) Apache
3 23 (13.86%) Red Hat Fuse
4 22 (13.25%) Tomcat
5 19 (11.45%) JBoss
6 18 (10.84%) Confluence
7 11 (6.63%) Mule
8 10 (6.02%) Apache ServiceMix
8 10 (6.02%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (5.42%) Oracle Service Bus
9 9 (5.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (5.42%) WebLogic
10 7 (4.22%) IIS
10 7 (4.22%) nginx
11 6 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (3.01%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (1.81%) Apache Spark
14 3 (1.81%) Jetty
14 3 (1.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.10%) Azure
2 35 (21.08%) AWS
3 13 (7.83%) GitHub
4 12 (7.23%) OpenShift
5 10 (6.02%) Apigee
5 10 (6.02%) Boomi
5 10 (6.02%) PaaS
6 8 (4.82%) GCP
7 6 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (3.61%) Logic Apps
7 6 (3.61%) Power Platform
7 6 (3.61%) SaaS
8 5 (3.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (3.01%) Amazon S3
8 5 (3.01%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (3.01%) Power Automate
8 5 (3.01%) PowerApps
8 5 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 42 (25.30%) TCP/IP
2 34 (20.48%) DNS
3 24 (14.46%) Firewall
4 23 (13.86%) SSL
5 21 (12.65%) DHCP
6 18 (10.84%) HTTPS
7 14 (8.43%) FTP
8 10 (6.02%) IPsec
8 10 (6.02%) SMTP
9 8 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (4.22%) SSH
11 6 (3.61%) Anycast
11 6 (3.61%) BGP
11 6 (3.61%) SAN
11 6 (3.61%) VRRP
12 5 (3.01%) DVB
12 5 (3.01%) VLAN
13 4 (2.41%) OpenLDAP
14 3 (1.81%) Network Security
14 3 (1.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.86%) MySQL
2 17 (10.24%) MongoDB
2 17 (10.24%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.63%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.61%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.61%) Power BI
7 5 (3.01%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.41%) Big Data
9 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.20%) Redis
11 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 58 (34.94%) Jenkins
2 54 (32.53%) Git (software)
3 30 (18.07%) JIRA
4 28 (16.87%) JUnit
5 24 (14.46%) Maven
6 19 (11.45%) Gradle
7 13 (7.83%) SonarQube
8 12 (7.23%) Ant
8 12 (7.23%) JMeter
9 11 (6.63%) Mockito
10 9 (5.42%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.61%) Gatling
11 6 (3.61%) git-flow
11 6 (3.61%) Selenium
12 5 (3.01%) Artifactory
12 5 (3.01%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.41%) Bitbucket
13 4 (2.41%) GDB
13 4 (2.41%) GNU Toolchain
13 4 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (18.07%) Finance
2 26 (15.66%) Public Sector
3 13 (7.83%) Marketing
4 11 (6.63%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.02%) Electronics
5 10 (6.02%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.22%) Banking
7 5 (3.01%) Advertising
8 3 (1.81%) Legal
8 3 (1.81%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Publishing
9 2 (1.20%) Retail
10 1 (0.60%) Front Office
10 1 (0.60%) Games
10 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (34.34%) Developer
2 35 (21.08%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (10.24%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (9.04%) Consultant
6 11 (6.63%) Architect
7 10 (6.02%) Integration Developer
8 9 (5.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Lead Developer
8 9 (5.42%) Lead Java Developer
9 8 (4.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 8 (4.82%) Security Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 6 (3.61%) C++ Developer
11 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.61%) Senior DevOps
11 6 (3.61%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (35.54%) JSON
2 57 (34.34%) Web Services
3 48 (28.92%) RESTful
4 45 (27.11%) SOAP
5 42 (25.30%) XML
6 41 (24.70%) REST
7 35 (21.08%) Spring
8 31 (18.67%) Middleware
9 30 (18.07%) HTML
10 22 (13.25%) Spring Boot
11 15 (9.04%) IBM Integration Bus
12 14 (8.43%) .NET
12 14 (8.43%) AngularJS
12 14 (8.43%) CSS
12 14 (8.43%) LDAP
13 13 (7.83%) HTML5
13 13 (7.83%) Oracle Fusion
14 12 (7.23%) J2EE
14 12 (7.23%) YAML
15 11 (6.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.63%) Data Structures
3 9 (5.42%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.61%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.01%) DataPower
7 5 (3.01%) Digital TV
7 5 (3.01%) STB
7 5 (3.01%) User Experience
8 4 (2.41%) MPEG
8 4 (2.41%) Social Media
8 4 (2.41%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.20%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.20%) FMCG
9 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 65 (39.16%) Linux
2 30 (18.07%) Windows
3 16 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (9.64%) Unix
4 8 (4.82%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.61%) CentOS
5 6 (3.61%) Debian
6 4 (2.41%) Android
7 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.81%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.60%) Android TV
9 1 (0.60%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.60%) Tizen
9 1 (0.60%) webOS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.11%) DevOps
3 34 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (18.07%) Open Source
5 28 (16.87%) Microservices
5 28 (16.87%) TDD
6 24 (14.46%) Configuration Management
7 22 (13.25%) Software Engineering
7 22 (13.25%) Test Automation
8 19 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (11.45%) Scrum
9 18 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (10.24%) Data Modelling
11 16 (9.64%) BDD
11 16 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (8.43%) Web Development
13 13 (7.83%) SOA
14 12 (7.23%) Unit Testing
15 10 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (6.02%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 76 (45.78%) Java
2 51 (30.72%) Python
3 37 (22.29%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.45%) SQL
5 16 (9.64%) Bash Shell
6 15 (9.04%) C#
7 14 (8.43%) Java 8
7 14 (8.43%) Perl
8 12 (7.23%) Kotlin
9 10 (6.02%) C
9 10 (6.02%) PowerShell
9 10 (6.02%) Shell Script
9 10 (6.02%) XPath
10 8 (4.82%) Ruby
11 7 (4.22%) C++
11 7 (4.22%) VB
12 6 (3.61%) Groovy
13 4 (2.41%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.81%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.20%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 32 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 31 (18.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.63%) Degree
4 6 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.81%) GCIA
5 3 (1.81%) GCIH
5 3 (1.81%) GIAC
5 3 (1.81%) GSEC
6 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.20%) CCNP
6 2 (1.20%) CEH
6 2 (1.20%) CISSP
6 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.60%) GCFW
7 1 (0.60%) GPPA
7 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.05%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.20%) GDPR
4 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.60%) NIST
4 1 (0.60%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (14.46%) Docker
2 14 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.20%) Xen
5 1 (0.60%) LXC
5 1 (0.60%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 31 (18.67%) Kubernetes
2 29 (17.47%) Puppet
3 27 (16.27%) Ansible
4 21 (12.65%) Terraform
5 19 (11.45%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (7.83%) Salt
7 5 (3.01%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (2.41%) Grafana
9 3 (1.81%) Forum Sentry
9 3 (1.81%) Kibana
9 3 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.20%) Mesos
10 2 (1.20%) Nagios
10 2 (1.20%) SCOM
10 2 (1.20%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.20%) vRealize
11 1 (0.60%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.60%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.60%) QRadar
Vendors
1 31 (18.67%) Red Hat
2 29 (17.47%) Oracle
3 19 (11.45%) VMware
4 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.43%) SAP
6 12 (7.23%) Atlassian
6 12 (7.23%) TIBCO
7 11 (6.63%) Google
8 10 (6.02%) Axway
8 10 (6.02%) Dell
8 10 (6.02%) Fiorano
8 10 (6.02%) Jitterbit
8 10 (6.02%) MuleSoft
8 10 (6.02%) Talend
8 10 (6.02%) webMethods
9 9 (5.42%) WSO2
10 8 (4.82%) ArcSight
11 7 (4.22%) Qualys
12 6 (3.61%) CyberArk
12 6 (3.61%) Infoblox