Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 236 169
Rank change year-on-year +9 -67 +9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 508 553 650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.19% 1.19% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 10.32% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 417 465
London median daily rate £528 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £363 £380 £363
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 9
London median hourly rate - £18.51 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.04% +25.00%
England median hourly rate £38.75 £33.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +17.42% -30.53% +7.04%

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 4,444 5,359 5,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.39% 11.52% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,018 3,715 3,389
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £207 £219 £260
90th Percentile £650 £625 £601
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 158 141
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.42% +1.49%
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -6.98% -10.42%

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 19 March 2019.

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
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 19 March 2019. 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 0 134 £565 +13.00% 39
West London +13 27 £575 +9.52% 19
South London +13 8 £509 -15.91% 2
East London -31 7 £700 +57.30% 3
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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.

1 269 (52.95%) Java
2 245 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (44.49%) Linux
4 191 (37.60%) Git (software)
5 176 (34.65%) Continuous Integration
6 171 (33.66%) TCP/IP
7 170 (33.46%) Jenkins
8 159 (31.30%) HTML
9 154 (30.31%) TDD
10 147 (28.94%) JavaScript
10 147 (28.94%) SSL
10 147 (28.94%) DevOps
11 142 (27.95%) REST
12 136 (26.77%) Test Automation
13 132 (25.98%) DNS
14 112 (22.05%) Open Source
15 111 (21.85%) FTP
16 110 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
17 107 (21.06%) Microservices
18 104 (20.47%) Spring
18 104 (20.47%) Unix
18 104 (20.47%) Python
18 104 (20.47%) Configuration Management
19 103 (20.28%) CSS
20 102 (20.08%) Docker
20 102 (20.08%) MongoDB
21 101 (19.88%) Scrum
22 97 (19.09%) Relational Database
23 96 (18.90%) RESTful
24 95 (18.70%) SQL

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 93 (18.31%) Apache
2 54 (10.63%) Tomcat
3 37 (7.28%) IIS
3 37 (7.28%) nginx
4 36 (7.09%) Jetty
5 34 (6.69%) WebSphere
6 33 (6.50%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (5.91%) Confluence
7 30 (5.91%) Mongrel
8 26 (5.12%) Apache Spark
9 19 (3.74%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.95%) Apache Qpid
10 15 (2.95%) Drupal
11 10 (1.97%) JBoss
12 9 (1.77%) CMS
13 6 (1.18%) Anypoint
14 5 (0.98%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.79%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.79%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.17%) SAP ERP
1 11 (2.17%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 110 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (6.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (5.71%) Google App Engine
6 23 (4.53%) Apigee
7 17 (3.35%) GitHub
8 16 (3.15%) Heroku
9 14 (2.76%) Serverless
10 12 (2.36%) OpenShift
11 10 (1.97%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (1.97%) npm
12 7 (1.38%) Cloudflare
12 7 (1.38%) PaaS
13 6 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.98%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.79%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 171 (33.66%) TCP/IP
2 147 (28.94%) SSL
3 132 (25.98%) DNS
4 111 (21.85%) FTP
5 70 (13.78%) DHCP
6 67 (13.19%) IPsec
7 49 (9.65%) Internet
8 32 (6.30%) SMTP
9 29 (5.71%) Firewall
10 24 (4.72%) Kerberos
11 23 (4.53%) HTTPS
12 20 (3.94%) SSH
13 13 (2.56%) VPN
14 10 (1.97%) WAN
15 8 (1.57%) LAN
16 6 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
17 5 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
17 5 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (20.08%) MongoDB
2 97 (19.09%) Relational Database
3 63 (12.40%) MySQL
4 59 (11.61%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (10.83%) NoSQL
6 41 (8.07%) RDBMS
7 38 (7.48%) SQL Server
8 31 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (5.12%) Big Data
10 24 (4.72%) Neo4j
11 19 (3.74%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.77%) Redis
13 7 (1.38%) Blockchain
14 6 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.79%) InfluxDB
16 4 (0.79%) Power BI
17 3 (0.59%) Bigtable
17 3 (0.59%) Flink
Development Applications
1 191 (37.60%) Git (software)
2 170 (33.46%) Jenkins
3 59 (11.61%) JUnit
4 58 (11.42%) Cucumber
5 57 (11.22%) Maven
5 57 (11.22%) Travis CI
6 56 (11.02%) Subversion
7 51 (10.04%) Mockito
8 45 (8.86%) JIRA
9 35 (6.89%) gulp
10 33 (6.50%) Gradle
10 33 (6.50%) Selenium
11 26 (5.12%) Gatling
12 25 (4.92%) GitLab
13 18 (3.54%) Hudson
14 17 (3.35%) WebDriver
15 13 (2.56%) Geb
15 13 (2.56%) Mocha
16 12 (2.36%) JMeter
16 12 (2.36%) Spock
General
1 38 (7.48%) Finance
2 37 (7.28%) Banking
3 16 (3.15%) Investment Banking
4 13 (2.56%) Retail
5 11 (2.17%) Marketing
6 10 (1.97%) Law
7 6 (1.18%) Advertising
7 6 (1.18%) Games
7 6 (1.18%) Legal
8 5 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.59%) Back Office
9 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.59%) Publishing
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) German Language
10 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 272 (53.54%) Developer
2 86 (16.93%) Java Developer
3 66 (12.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 44 (8.66%) Senior Developer
5 38 (7.48%) Agile Developer
5 38 (7.48%) Architect
6 34 (6.69%) Scala Developer
7 18 (3.54%) Agile Java Developer
7 18 (3.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 18 (3.54%) Python Developer
7 18 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (3.54%) Tester
8 17 (3.35%) Senior DevOps
9 16 (3.15%) .NET Developer
9 16 (3.15%) Administrator
10 15 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (2.95%) React Developer
11 13 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (2.17%) Perl Developer
12 11 (2.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (31.30%) HTML
2 142 (27.95%) REST
3 104 (20.47%) Spring
4 103 (20.28%) CSS
5 96 (18.90%) RESTful
6 86 (16.93%) JSON
7 67 (13.19%) .NET
7 67 (13.19%) OAuth
8 62 (12.20%) OAuth2
9 58 (11.42%) XML
10 54 (10.63%) AngularJS
11 53 (10.43%) SOAP
12 52 (10.24%) Dropwizard
12 52 (10.24%) Guice
13 51 (10.04%) HTML5
14 49 (9.65%) Web Services
15 48 (9.45%) J2EE
16 47 (9.25%) Kafka
16 47 (9.25%) Node.js
17 45 (8.86%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.30%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.53%) Fintech
4 18 (3.54%) User Experience
5 17 (3.35%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.76%) Algorithms
7 13 (2.56%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.77%) W3C
9 8 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.98%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.98%) FMCG
11 5 (0.98%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.79%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.79%) Online Games
13 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.59%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 226 (44.49%) Linux
2 104 (20.47%) Unix
3 39 (7.68%) Windows
4 29 (5.71%) Mac OS X
5 21 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.95%) Android
7 14 (2.76%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.56%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.97%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.18%) CentOS
11 5 (0.98%) Debian
12 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.39%) Fedora
13 2 (0.39%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.20%) AIX
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) Solaris
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (34.65%) Continuous Integration
3 154 (30.31%) TDD
4 147 (28.94%) DevOps
5 136 (26.77%) Test Automation
6 112 (22.05%) Open Source
7 107 (21.06%) Microservices
8 104 (20.47%) Configuration Management
9 101 (19.88%) Scrum
10 72 (14.17%) BDD
10 72 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
11 71 (13.98%) OO
12 55 (10.83%) Responsive Web Design
13 54 (10.63%) OOP
14 53 (10.43%) Pair Programming
15 49 (9.65%) Unit Testing
16 47 (9.25%) OWASP
17 45 (8.86%) Software Engineering
17 45 (8.86%) Web Design
18 42 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 269 (52.95%) Java
2 147 (28.94%) JavaScript
3 104 (20.47%) Python
4 95 (18.70%) SQL
5 59 (11.61%) Perl
6 53 (10.43%) Ruby
7 46 (9.06%) C#
8 41 (8.07%) Scala
9 37 (7.28%) ES6
10 36 (7.09%) Java 8
11 35 (6.89%) Bash Shell
12 34 (6.69%) Shell Script
13 28 (5.51%) PHP
14 26 (5.12%) TypeScript
15 19 (3.74%) C
16 14 (2.76%) Go
16 14 (2.76%) PowerShell
17 12 (2.36%) Groovy
18 11 (2.17%) JSX
19 9 (1.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (4.72%) BPSS Clearance
2 22 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.76%) Degree
3 14 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.18%) CCNP
7 5 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (0.98%) SANS
8 3 (0.59%) CCIE
8 3 (0.59%) CCNA
8 3 (0.59%) CEH
8 3 (0.59%) CISSP
8 3 (0.59%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.59%) GIAC
8 3 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.30%) QA
2 10 (1.97%) WCAG
3 9 (1.77%) GDPR
4 8 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.38%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.18%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.79%) PSD2
9 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 102 (20.08%) Docker
2 45 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 29 (5.71%) Xen
4 28 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (2.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (1.18%) Shibboleth
7 4 (0.79%) vSphere
8 3 (0.59%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.39%) KVM
9 2 (0.39%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.20%) Firmware
10 1 (0.20%) LXC
Systems Management
1 93 (18.31%) Puppet
2 72 (14.17%) Kubernetes
3 42 (8.27%) Ansible
4 37 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (5.91%) Terraform
6 21 (4.13%) Docker Swarm
7 14 (2.76%) Kibana
8 13 (2.56%) Grafana
9 9 (1.77%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (1.18%) Nagios
11 5 (0.98%) logstash
11 5 (0.98%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.98%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.79%) Consul
12 4 (0.79%) Graphite
12 4 (0.79%) Salt
13 3 (0.59%) CloudHub
13 3 (0.59%) Control-M
13 3 (0.59%) Packer
14 2 (0.39%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 55 (10.83%) Google
1 55 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.65%) VMware
3 20 (3.94%) F5
4 19 (3.74%) Oracle
5 17 (3.35%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.76%) Cisco
7 13 (2.56%) SAP
8 12 (2.36%) hybris
8 12 (2.36%) Splunk
9 10 (1.97%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.97%) IBM
10 9 (1.77%) MuleSoft
11 8 (1.57%) Adobe
11 8 (1.57%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 8 (1.57%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.38%) AppDynamics
12 7 (1.38%) HP
12 7 (1.38%) Sybase
12 7 (1.38%) webMethods