Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 280 260 255
Rank change year-on-year -20 -5 -43
Contract jobs citing HTTP 177 186 441
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.76% 0.88% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.47% 8.02% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 127 340
10th Percentile £356 £363 £375
25th Percentile £461 £450 £459
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £600 £625 £611
90th Percentile £685 £713 £664
England median daily rate £520 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £46.13 -
Median % change year-on-year +8.40% - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +42.86% +88.48%

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 2,089 2,320 4,238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.93% 10.93% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,612 2,910
10th Percentile £300 £205 £220
25th Percentile £381 £338 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £568 £575
90th Percentile £669 £650 £650
England median daily rate £438 £425 £429
% change year-on-year +2.94% -0.93% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 71 93
10th Percentile £13.55 £15.00 £14.75
25th Percentile £21.34 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate £47.50 £30.05 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +58.07% +33.56% +13.97%
75th Percentile £64.69 £47.67 £40.00
90th Percentile £76.08 £52.50 £47.42
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +28.21% +4.00% -1.03%

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 11 May 2021.

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
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 11 May 2021. 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 +14 23 £600 +14.29% 21
South London +41 6 £375 -36.17% 2
West London +18 2 £613 +13.95% 12
East London +6 1 £675 +35.00% 10
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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 77 (43.50%) Java
2 70 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (31.64%) Web Services
3 56 (31.64%) Python
4 55 (31.07%) Finance
5 51 (28.81%) JavaScript
6 49 (27.68%) REST
7 48 (27.12%) AWS
8 47 (26.55%) HTML
9 45 (25.42%) SQL
9 45 (25.42%) Linux
10 43 (24.29%) Git (software)
11 39 (22.03%) Social Skills
12 38 (21.47%) XML
13 37 (20.90%) DNS
13 37 (20.90%) JSON
14 35 (19.77%) Test Automation
15 33 (18.64%) JIRA
15 33 (18.64%) Jenkins
16 32 (18.08%) TCP/IP
17 31 (17.51%) Azure
18 30 (16.95%) Unix
19 28 (15.82%) SOAP
19 28 (15.82%) RESTful
19 28 (15.82%) DevOps
20 27 (15.25%) Kubernetes
21 26 (14.69%) Relational Database
21 26 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (14.69%) Software Engineering
22 25 (14.12%) Windows

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 23 (12.99%) Apache
2 21 (11.86%) IIS
3 15 (8.47%) Apache Spark
3 15 (8.47%) WebSphere
4 14 (7.91%) Tomcat
5 12 (6.78%) Confluence
6 11 (6.21%) nginx
7 10 (5.65%) Apache Airflow
8 9 (5.08%) Mule
9 8 (4.52%) CMS
9 8 (4.52%) Red Hat Fuse
10 7 (3.95%) Anypoint
11 6 (3.39%) Jetty
11 6 (3.39%) Mongrel
12 5 (2.82%) Mule ESB
13 4 (2.26%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (2.26%) JBoss
13 4 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.69%) Chatbot
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 48 (27.12%) AWS
2 31 (17.51%) Azure
3 12 (6.78%) GCP
3 12 (6.78%) IaaS
4 10 (5.65%) Amazon Kinesis
5 9 (5.08%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (5.08%) Serverless
6 8 (4.52%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (4.52%) GitHub
7 7 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (3.95%) Amazon S3
8 6 (3.39%) CloudFront
8 6 (3.39%) Google App Engine
8 6 (3.39%) Power Platform
8 6 (3.39%) SaaS
9 5 (2.82%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (2.82%) AWS Fargate
9 5 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (2.82%) Power Automate
9 5 (2.82%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.90%) DNS
2 32 (18.08%) TCP/IP
3 22 (12.43%) FTP
4 14 (7.91%) Firewall
5 13 (7.34%) DHCP
5 13 (7.34%) SSL
6 10 (5.65%) HTTPS
6 10 (5.65%) SMTP
7 7 (3.95%) IPsec
7 7 (3.95%) VPN
8 6 (3.39%) Internet
8 6 (3.39%) WAN
9 5 (2.82%) Broadband
9 5 (2.82%) SAN
10 4 (2.26%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.26%) LAN
10 4 (2.26%) Network Security
11 3 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.13%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.69%) Relational Database
2 25 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (9.04%) Big Data
3 16 (9.04%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (7.91%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.65%) Data Lake
6 10 (5.65%) MySQL
6 10 (5.65%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.65%) Parquet
6 10 (5.65%) Snowflake Schema
7 6 (3.39%) Power BI
8 5 (2.82%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.82%) Flink
9 4 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.69%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 43 (24.29%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.64%) Jenkins
2 33 (18.64%) JIRA
3 14 (7.91%) JUnit
4 11 (6.21%) Subversion
5 10 (5.65%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.52%) Maven
6 8 (4.52%) Postman
6 8 (4.52%) REST Assured
7 7 (3.95%) Travis CI
8 6 (3.39%) GitLab
8 6 (3.39%) SonarQube
9 5 (2.82%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.82%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.82%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.26%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.26%) JMeter
10 4 (2.26%) Selenium
10 4 (2.26%) webpack
10 4 (2.26%) XMLSpy
General
1 55 (31.07%) Finance
2 39 (22.03%) Social Skills
3 26 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (12.43%) Banking
5 21 (11.86%) Public Sector
6 19 (10.73%) Telecoms
7 14 (7.91%) Marketing
8 12 (6.78%) Electronics
8 12 (6.78%) Manufacturing
9 6 (3.39%) French Language
9 6 (3.39%) German Language
9 6 (3.39%) Investment Banking
10 5 (2.82%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.13%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (1.13%) Publishing
11 2 (1.13%) Retail
11 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.56%) Advertising
12 1 (0.56%) Games
12 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (37.85%) Developer
2 25 (14.12%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.30%) Architect
4 14 (7.91%) Consultant
4 14 (7.91%) Senior Developer
5 12 (6.78%) Analyst
6 11 (6.21%) Data Engineer
7 9 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (5.08%) Python Developer
8 8 (4.52%) Python Engineer
8 8 (4.52%) Ruby Developer
8 8 (4.52%) Ruby Engineer
8 8 (4.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 8 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 6 (3.39%) QA Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) QA Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (31.64%) Web Services
2 49 (27.68%) REST
3 47 (26.55%) HTML
4 38 (21.47%) XML
5 37 (20.90%) JSON
6 28 (15.82%) RESTful
6 28 (15.82%) SOAP
7 23 (12.99%) CSS
7 23 (12.99%) Kafka
8 20 (11.30%) Node.js
8 20 (11.30%) Spring
9 19 (10.73%) React
10 18 (10.17%) .NET
11 15 (8.47%) AngularJS
12 14 (7.91%) J2EE
13 13 (7.34%) Middleware
13 13 (7.34%) RAML
14 11 (6.21%) LDAP
14 11 (6.21%) OAuth
15 10 (5.65%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (6.78%) Data Structures
3 11 (6.21%) Algorithms
4 10 (5.65%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.08%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.39%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.82%) Derivative
7 5 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.82%) Grid Computing
7 5 (2.82%) User Experience
8 4 (2.26%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (2.26%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.69%) Clustering
9 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.69%) Fibre Optics
9 3 (1.69%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.13%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.13%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.42%) Linux
2 30 (16.95%) Unix
3 25 (14.12%) Windows
4 12 (6.78%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.26%) Android
7 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.69%) SUSE
7 3 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.56%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.56%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.77%) Test Automation
3 28 (15.82%) DevOps
4 26 (14.69%) Software Engineering
5 23 (12.99%) Configuration Management
6 22 (12.43%) Change Management
6 22 (12.43%) Microservices
7 21 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (11.86%) Continuous Deployment
8 20 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (10.73%) Scrum
10 18 (10.17%) BDD
10 18 (10.17%) Use Case
11 17 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (9.60%) SOA
12 16 (9.04%) TDD
13 15 (8.47%) MapReduce
13 15 (8.47%) User Stories
14 14 (7.91%) Digital Marketing
14 14 (7.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 77 (43.50%) Java
2 56 (31.64%) Python
3 51 (28.81%) JavaScript
4 45 (25.42%) SQL
5 20 (11.30%) C#
6 19 (10.73%) Ruby
7 10 (5.65%) Scala
8 8 (4.52%) Perl
9 7 (3.95%) Groovy
10 6 (3.39%) C++
10 6 (3.39%) Java 8
10 6 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.39%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.82%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.82%) Kotlin
11 5 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.82%) VB
12 4 (2.26%) ABAP
13 3 (1.69%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.47%) Degree
4 9 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.69%) CCDA
5 3 (1.69%) CCNA
5 3 (1.69%) CCNP
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.69%) JNCIA
5 3 (1.69%) JNCIP
5 3 (1.69%) JNCIS
6 2 (1.13%) CISSP
6 2 (1.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.13%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) LPIC
7 1 (0.56%) RHCE
7 1 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.30%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) GRC
System Software
1 16 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.34%) Docker
2 13 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.39%) Xen
4 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.13%) NFS
5 2 (1.13%) OpenAM
5 2 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.56%) Firmware
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) IAG
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
6 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (15.25%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.08%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (4.52%) Puppet
3 8 (4.52%) Terraform
4 5 (2.82%) Ansible
4 5 (2.82%) CloudHub
5 3 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.13%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.13%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (1.13%) SCCM
7 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.56%) Control-M
7 1 (0.56%) EnCase
7 1 (0.56%) Nessus
7 1 (0.56%) Nmap
7 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.56%) PingFederate
7 1 (0.56%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.56%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.56%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.30%) Oracle
3 19 (10.73%) SAP
4 16 (9.04%) Google
5 15 (8.47%) VMware
6 12 (6.78%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.21%) ServiceNow
8 9 (5.08%) IBM
9 8 (4.52%) MuleSoft
9 8 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (3.95%) Dell
11 4 (2.26%) Altova
11 4 (2.26%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.26%) BMC
11 4 (2.26%) Citrix
11 4 (2.26%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.26%) Splunk
11 4 (2.26%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.69%) Adobe
12 3 (1.69%) Juniper