Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 226 172
Rank change year-on-year +1 -54 +25
Contract jobs citing HTTP 560 549 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.16% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.18% 10.04% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 407 502
London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £375 £373 £326
90th Percentile £675 £625 £613
England median daily rate £500 £500 £455
% change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
London median hourly rate £30.46 £32.20 £32.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.40% -2.10% +18.91%
10th Percentile £25.83 £16.09 £19.56
90th Percentile £35.25 £53.38 £50.00
England median hourly rate £30.46 £33.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +22.22% -11.91%

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 5,009 5,469 5,949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.78% 11.52% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,434 3,722 3,907
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £200 £210 £260
90th Percentile £640 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 147 154
London median hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.34% -1.58% -7.32%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.65 £11.50
90th Percentile £54.79 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +7.48%

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 15 December 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
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 15 December 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 -12 124 £563 +7.14% 48
West London +12 37 £565 +7.62% 17
East London -35 11 £700 +57.30% 7
South London -22 9 £490 +17.72% 4
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 281 (50.18%) Java
2 265 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (43.93%) Git (software)
4 245 (43.75%) Linux
5 196 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 182 (32.50%) Jenkins
7 174 (31.07%) HTML
8 168 (30.00%) REST
9 167 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
10 158 (28.21%) TDD
10 158 (28.21%) TCP/IP
11 156 (27.86%) SSL
12 148 (26.43%) Amazon AWS
13 143 (25.54%) CSS
14 132 (23.57%) DevOps
15 128 (22.86%) Test Automation
16 127 (22.68%) DNS
17 124 (22.14%) Unix
18 115 (20.54%) Docker
19 108 (19.29%) Spring
20 105 (18.75%) OO
21 104 (18.57%) Apache
21 104 (18.57%) Python
22 102 (18.21%) Microservices
23 97 (17.32%) Scrum
24 95 (16.96%) Open Source
25 94 (16.79%) Relational Database
26 92 (16.43%) FTP
27 90 (16.07%) JSON
27 90 (16.07%) HTML5

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
1 104 (18.57%) Apache
2 48 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (8.21%) WebSphere
4 44 (7.86%) Tomcat
5 43 (7.68%) IIS
6 41 (7.32%) Apache Spark
7 34 (6.07%) Confluence
8 31 (5.54%) nginx
9 29 (5.18%) Jetty
10 27 (4.82%) Mongrel
11 15 (2.68%) Apache Qpid
11 15 (2.68%) Commerce Server
11 15 (2.68%) Drupal
12 14 (2.50%) CMS
13 6 (1.07%) Anypoint
13 6 (1.07%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.89%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.71%) MS Exchange
16 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.54%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.36%) Global One
3 2 (0.36%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.18%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 148 (26.43%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (5.71%) Heroku
4 29 (5.18%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (4.64%) GitHub
6 25 (4.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (4.11%) Apigee
8 22 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (3.75%) PaaS
10 20 (3.57%) Amazon S3
11 17 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (3.04%) IaaS
12 16 (2.86%) Google App Engine
13 15 (2.68%) npm
14 14 (2.50%) OpenShift
15 12 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 11 (1.96%) SaaS
16 11 (1.96%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 158 (28.21%) TCP/IP
2 156 (27.86%) SSL
3 127 (22.68%) DNS
4 92 (16.43%) FTP
5 51 (9.11%) Internet
6 50 (8.93%) DHCP
7 48 (8.57%) Firewall
8 45 (8.04%) IPsec
9 41 (7.32%) HTTPS
10 31 (5.54%) Kerberos
10 31 (5.54%) SMTP
11 28 (5.00%) VPN
12 24 (4.29%) SSH
13 17 (3.04%) Intranet
14 15 (2.68%) BIG-IP
15 9 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
15 9 (1.61%) WAN
16 8 (1.43%) Ethernet
16 8 (1.43%) LAN
16 8 (1.43%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (16.79%) Relational Database
2 86 (15.36%) PostgreSQL
3 78 (13.93%) MongoDB
4 69 (12.32%) MySQL
5 42 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 36 (6.43%) Hadoop
7 34 (6.07%) NoSQL
7 34 (6.07%) SQL Server
8 33 (5.89%) Big Data
9 24 (4.29%) RDBMS
10 17 (3.04%) Neo4j
11 16 (2.86%) Redis
12 15 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (1.96%) HBase
13 11 (1.96%) MariaDB
14 8 (1.43%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.07%) Pentaho
15 6 (1.07%) QlikView
15 6 (1.07%) Sqoop
16 5 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 246 (43.93%) Git (software)
2 182 (32.50%) Jenkins
3 69 (12.32%) Maven
4 56 (10.00%) JUnit
5 55 (9.82%) Cucumber
5 55 (9.82%) Gradle
6 49 (8.75%) JIRA
6 49 (8.75%) Subversion
7 47 (8.39%) Travis CI
8 43 (7.68%) Mockito
9 41 (7.32%) Selenium
10 39 (6.96%) gulp
11 34 (6.07%) GitLab
12 27 (4.82%) WebDriver
13 26 (4.64%) Hudson
14 24 (4.29%) Ant
15 23 (4.11%) TeamCity
16 22 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (3.04%) Bitbucket
18 16 (2.86%) JMeter
General
1 53 (9.46%) Finance
2 36 (6.43%) Banking
3 31 (5.54%) Retail
4 14 (2.50%) Advertising
4 14 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.14%) Marketing
6 9 (1.61%) Legal
7 8 (1.43%) Law
8 6 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.71%) Publishing
10 3 (0.54%) Front Office
10 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
11 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.36%) Games
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 309 (55.18%) Developer
2 87 (15.54%) Java Developer
3 80 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 44 (7.86%) Senior Developer
5 43 (7.68%) Agile Developer
6 34 (6.07%) Architect
7 31 (5.54%) Scala Developer
8 28 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 27 (4.82%) Perl Developer
10 23 (4.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 21 (3.75%) C# Developer
12 20 (3.57%) .NET Developer
13 18 (3.21%) Azure DevOps
13 18 (3.21%) Lead Developer
14 17 (3.04%) Agile Java Developer
14 17 (3.04%) Python Developer
15 16 (2.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 16 (2.86%) Azure Engineer
16 15 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (2.68%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (31.07%) HTML
2 168 (30.00%) REST
3 143 (25.54%) CSS
4 108 (19.29%) Spring
5 90 (16.07%) HTML5
5 90 (16.07%) JSON
6 87 (15.54%) RESTful
7 82 (14.64%) AngularJS
8 68 (12.14%) .NET
9 67 (11.96%) OAuth
9 67 (11.96%) SOAP
10 63 (11.25%) Guice
11 56 (10.00%) OAuth2
12 54 (9.64%) Dropwizard
13 53 (9.46%) Node.js
14 51 (9.11%) Ruby on Rails
15 48 (8.57%) Spring Boot
16 47 (8.39%) Kafka
17 43 (7.68%) React
17 43 (7.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 21 (3.75%) Data Structures
3 21 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.04%) Algorithms
4 17 (3.04%) Fintech
5 16 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.79%) W3C
8 9 (1.61%) PKI
8 9 (1.61%) User Experience
9 6 (1.07%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.07%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.07%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.71%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 245 (43.75%) Linux
2 124 (22.14%) Unix
3 63 (11.25%) Windows
4 22 (3.93%) CentOS
5 21 (3.75%) Windows Server
6 20 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 20 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (3.04%) Android
8 16 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 16 (2.86%) Debian
9 13 (2.32%) Fedora
9 13 (2.32%) Solaris
9 13 (2.32%) Ubuntu
10 11 (1.96%) SUSE
10 11 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.36%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
3 158 (28.21%) TDD
4 132 (23.57%) DevOps
5 128 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 105 (18.75%) OO
7 102 (18.21%) Microservices
8 97 (17.32%) Scrum
9 95 (16.96%) Open Source
10 76 (13.57%) Configuration Management
11 75 (13.39%) BDD
11 75 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
12 73 (13.04%) MVC
13 72 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
14 66 (11.79%) Unit Testing
15 61 (10.89%) OWASP
16 57 (10.18%) Responsive Web Design
17 52 (9.29%) OOP
18 49 (8.75%) Software Engineering
19 47 (8.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 281 (50.18%) Java
2 196 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 104 (18.57%) Python
4 82 (14.64%) Perl
5 79 (14.11%) Ruby
5 79 (14.11%) SQL
6 67 (11.96%) C#
7 54 (9.64%) Java 8
8 46 (8.21%) Shell Script
9 44 (7.86%) ES6
10 39 (6.96%) Bash Shell
10 39 (6.96%) TypeScript
11 32 (5.71%) Scala
12 30 (5.36%) PHP
13 26 (4.64%) Go
14 25 (4.46%) PowerShell
15 23 (4.11%) C
16 21 (3.75%) Groovy
17 8 (1.43%) C++
18 6 (1.07%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 31 (5.54%) Security Cleared
2 28 (5.00%) Degree
3 27 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.89%) CCNA
9 5 (0.89%) CCNP
9 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.89%) SANS
10 3 (0.54%) CISSP
10 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.54%) OSCP
11 2 (0.36%) CEH
11 2 (0.36%) GIAC
12 1 (0.18%) GCIA
12 1 (0.18%) GCIH
12 1 (0.18%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.89%) QA
2 16 (2.86%) GDPR
3 11 (1.96%) WCAG
4 9 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.07%) HIPAA
6 6 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.36%) PSD2
10 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 115 (20.54%) Docker
2 40 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.18%) Active Directory
4 25 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (2.86%) Xen
6 15 (2.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 14 (2.50%) Hyper-V
8 13 (2.32%) VirtualBox
9 8 (1.43%) Postfix
9 8 (1.43%) Squid
9 8 (1.43%) vCloud
10 6 (1.07%) HDFS
11 5 (0.89%) KVM
12 4 (0.71%) LXC
12 4 (0.71%) vSphere
13 2 (0.36%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.36%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 87 (15.54%) Puppet
2 79 (14.11%) Ansible
3 78 (13.93%) Kubernetes
4 53 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (8.75%) Terraform
6 35 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
7 25 (4.46%) Kibana
8 24 (4.29%) logstash
9 15 (2.68%) Nagios
10 14 (2.50%) Salt
11 13 (2.32%) Packer
12 12 (2.14%) Graylog
12 12 (2.14%) ZABBIX
13 11 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (1.79%) CFEngine
14 10 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
15 9 (1.61%) Rancher
16 8 (1.43%) Rsyslog
16 8 (1.43%) Sysdig
17 6 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 72 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.75%) VMware
3 45 (8.04%) Google
4 41 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 37 (6.61%) Splunk
6 24 (4.29%) F5
7 20 (3.57%) New Relic
8 17 (3.04%) AppDynamics
9 15 (2.68%) Cisco
10 14 (2.50%) Oracle
11 11 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.43%) MuleSoft
12 8 (1.43%) Sonatype
12 8 (1.43%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.25%) Citrix
13 7 (1.25%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.07%) Cloudera
14 6 (1.07%) Cognos
14 6 (1.07%) Hortonworks
14 6 (1.07%) Perfecto Mobile