Period
to

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 18 May 2022 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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 360 287 240
Rank change year-on-year -73 -47 +19
Contract jobs citing HTTP 236 184 194
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.77% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.49% 8.63% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 136 131
10th Percentile £425 £358 £363
25th Percentile £475 £462 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £688 £600 £631
90th Percentile £713 £688 £713
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
10th Percentile £39.48 - £29.02
25th Percentile £41.32 - £41.31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £46.13
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.40% -
75th Percentile £48.58 - £49.69
90th Percentile £64.43 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £46.79 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -6.42% - +42.86%

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 3,638 2,133 2,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.43% 8.93% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,529 1,477 1,540
10th Percentile £313 £300 £206
25th Percentile £450 £381 £342
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £651 £575 £573
90th Percentile £750 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £439 £425
% change year-on-year +14.00% +3.20% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 19 66
10th Percentile £20.92 £13.70 £14.88
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.44 £18.50
Median hourly rate £33.75 £49.66 £37.13
Median % change year-on-year -32.03% +33.75% +65.00%
75th Percentile £47.69 £64.38 £47.83
90th Percentile £67.50 £76.05 £53.13
England median hourly rate £23.91 £23.81 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.41% +19.06% +6.67%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -34 31 £675 +12.50% 19
West London +5 11 £650 +6.12% 6
South London -15 5 £450 +20.00% 3
East London - 4 £520 - 6
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 95 (40.25%) Agile
2 81 (34.32%) Linux
3 79 (33.47%) REST
4 69 (29.24%) Java
5 68 (28.81%) Git (software)
6 65 (27.54%) Azure
6 65 (27.54%) SQL
6 65 (27.54%) Python
7 64 (27.12%) AWS
7 64 (27.12%) DevOps
8 61 (25.85%) JavaScript
9 57 (24.15%) Test Automation
10 55 (23.31%) CI/CD
11 52 (22.03%) Kubernetes
12 51 (21.61%) DNS
13 50 (21.19%) Docker
14 48 (20.34%) Jenkins
15 46 (19.49%) Windows
16 45 (19.07%) JSON
17 40 (16.95%) SOAP
18 39 (16.53%) Web Services
19 38 (16.10%) Finance
20 37 (15.68%) TDD
20 37 (15.68%) Software Engineering
20 37 (15.68%) Bash
20 37 (15.68%) Ansible
20 37 (15.68%) Terraform
21 36 (15.25%) Microservices
21 36 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
21 36 (15.25%) Firewall

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 18 (7.63%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.36%) Confluence
3 14 (5.93%) Apache
4 13 (5.51%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (5.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (2.97%) IIS
7 6 (2.54%) nginx
8 5 (2.12%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.69%) JBoss
10 3 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.85%) CMS
11 2 (0.85%) Headless CMS
11 2 (0.85%) Jetty
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.85%) Tornado
11 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.85%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 65 (27.54%) Azure
2 64 (27.12%) AWS
3 19 (8.05%) GCP
4 18 (7.63%) Serverless
5 13 (5.51%) SaaS
6 11 (4.66%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (4.66%) GitHub
7 9 (3.81%) IaaS
7 9 (3.81%) PaaS
8 7 (2.97%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 7 (2.97%) Azure Storage
9 6 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.69%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.69%) Boomi
11 4 (1.69%) npm
11 4 (1.69%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (21.61%) DNS
2 36 (15.25%) Firewall
2 36 (15.25%) TCP/IP
3 26 (11.02%) SSH
4 25 (10.59%) FTP
5 24 (10.17%) SSL
6 23 (9.75%) WAN
7 22 (9.32%) HTTPS
7 22 (9.32%) SMTP
8 20 (8.47%) DHCP
8 20 (8.47%) VPN
9 16 (6.78%) Network Security
10 13 (5.51%) SD-WAN
11 12 (5.08%) SNMP
12 11 (4.66%) LAN
12 11 (4.66%) Wireless
13 10 (4.24%) SAN
14 9 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (3.81%) MPLS
15 7 (2.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.63%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.66%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.39%) MySQL
7 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.39%) Redis
8 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.69%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.27%) InfluxDB
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.85%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (28.81%) Git (software)
2 48 (20.34%) Jenkins
3 24 (10.17%) JIRA
4 14 (5.93%) Gradle
4 14 (5.93%) Hudson
5 13 (5.51%) JUnit
6 10 (4.24%) JMeter
7 9 (3.81%) Eclipse
7 9 (3.81%) Subversion
8 8 (3.39%) IBM UrbanCode
8 8 (3.39%) SoapUI
9 7 (2.97%) CircleCI
9 7 (2.97%) Postman
10 6 (2.54%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.12%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.12%) Mockito
12 4 (1.69%) Babel
12 4 (1.69%) ESLint
12 4 (1.69%) Gatling
12 4 (1.69%) GoCD
General
1 38 (16.10%) Finance
2 25 (10.59%) Social Skills
3 18 (7.63%) Public Sector
4 17 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.93%) Banking
5 14 (5.93%) Marketing
6 13 (5.51%) Telecoms
7 11 (4.66%) Retail
8 9 (3.81%) Electronics
8 9 (3.81%) Manufacturing
8 9 (3.81%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (2.12%) Games
9 5 (2.12%) Publishing
9 5 (2.12%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.69%) Automotive
10 4 (1.69%) Front Office
10 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.69%) Law
11 3 (1.27%) Advertising
12 2 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (41.95%) Developer
2 29 (12.29%) Scala Developer
3 26 (11.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (8.90%) Senior Developer
5 18 (7.63%) Azure Engineer
6 17 (7.20%) Azure DevOps
7 16 (6.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 16 (6.78%) Senior Scala Developer
8 15 (6.36%) Network Engineer
9 14 (5.93%) Software Engineer
10 13 (5.51%) Analyst
10 13 (5.51%) Java Developer
11 12 (5.08%) Architect
11 12 (5.08%) Python Developer
12 11 (4.66%) Java Engineer
12 11 (4.66%) Software Developer
13 10 (4.24%) Consultant
14 9 (3.81%) Java Software Engineer
14 9 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
15 8 (3.39%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (33.47%) REST
2 45 (19.07%) JSON
3 40 (16.95%) SOAP
4 39 (16.53%) Web Services
5 32 (13.56%) Kafka
6 31 (13.14%) HTML
7 30 (12.71%) Akka
7 30 (12.71%) RESTful
8 27 (11.44%) React
8 27 (11.44%) XML
9 26 (11.02%) CSS
10 23 (9.75%) Spring Boot
11 17 (7.20%) Spring
12 15 (6.36%) Middleware
13 10 (4.24%) .NET
14 8 (3.39%) AngularJS
14 8 (3.39%) CSS3
14 8 (3.39%) HTML5
14 8 (3.39%) OAuth
14 8 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.66%) Video\Live Streaming
2 10 (4.24%) Media Streaming
2 10 (4.24%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.81%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.39%) Clustering
4 8 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.97%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.54%) User Experience
7 5 (2.12%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (2.12%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.69%) DataPower
8 4 (1.69%) Derivative
8 4 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.69%) NHS
9 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.27%) CMDB
9 3 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 81 (34.32%) Linux
2 46 (19.49%) Windows
3 34 (14.41%) Unix
4 11 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.54%) AIX
6 6 (2.54%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.12%) SUSE
7 5 (2.12%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.69%) Android
8 4 (1.69%) Solaris
9 2 (0.85%) CentOS
9 2 (0.85%) HPUX
9 2 (0.85%) VMS
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (40.25%) Agile
2 64 (27.12%) DevOps
3 57 (24.15%) Test Automation
4 55 (23.31%) CI/CD
5 37 (15.68%) Software Engineering
5 37 (15.68%) TDD
6 36 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (15.25%) Microservices
7 29 (12.29%) Scrum
8 27 (11.44%) BDD
9 25 (10.59%) Configuration Management
9 25 (10.59%) Pair Programming
10 21 (8.90%) Unit Testing
11 19 (8.05%) Analytics
12 18 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (6.78%) High Availability
14 15 (6.36%) Deployment Automation
15 13 (5.51%) Load Balancing
16 12 (5.08%) Acceptance Criteria
16 12 (5.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 69 (29.24%) Java
2 65 (27.54%) Python
2 65 (27.54%) SQL
3 61 (25.85%) JavaScript
4 37 (15.68%) Bash
5 34 (14.41%) PowerShell
6 21 (8.90%) Scala
6 21 (8.90%) TypeScript
7 16 (6.78%) Ruby
8 14 (5.93%) ES6
9 10 (4.24%) R
10 9 (3.81%) C#
10 9 (3.81%) Kotlin
10 9 (3.81%) Perl
11 8 (3.39%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.97%) Groovy
13 6 (2.54%) C
13 6 (2.54%) PHP
13 6 (2.54%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (3.81%) SC Cleared
1 9 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.39%) CCNP
3 6 (2.54%) Degree
4 5 (2.12%) CISSP
5 4 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.27%) CCDP
6 3 (1.27%) GIAC
6 3 (1.27%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.27%) JNCIP
6 3 (1.27%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.85%) CCNA
7 2 (0.85%) CEH
7 2 (0.85%) GCFA
7 2 (0.85%) GCIH
7 2 (0.85%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.85%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.85%) SANS
7 2 (0.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.12%) Accessibility
2 4 (1.69%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) WCAG
3 2 (0.85%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (0.85%) HL7
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) GDPR
4 1 (0.42%) NIST
System Software
1 50 (21.19%) Docker
2 13 (5.51%) NFS
3 7 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) Snort
6 1 (0.42%) Varnish
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (22.03%) Kubernetes
2 37 (15.68%) Ansible
2 37 (15.68%) Terraform
3 11 (4.66%) Grafana
4 10 (4.24%) Prometheus
5 9 (3.81%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (3.39%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.27%) Opsgenie
7 3 (1.27%) Puppet
7 3 (1.27%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.85%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.85%) Istio
8 2 (0.85%) Kibana
8 2 (0.85%) Nagios
8 2 (0.85%) Nessus
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Flashback
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.85%) TrustSec
8 2 (0.85%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 29 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.90%) IBM
3 18 (7.63%) Cisco
4 16 (6.78%) SAP
5 15 (6.36%) Oracle
6 13 (5.51%) Palo Alto
6 13 (5.51%) Zscaler
7 11 (4.66%) Juniper
8 10 (4.24%) Confluent
8 10 (4.24%) CyberArk
8 10 (4.24%) Splunk
8 10 (4.24%) VMware
9 9 (3.81%) Aruba
9 9 (3.81%) Dynatrace
10 8 (3.39%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.97%) Google
11 7 (2.97%) ServiceNow
12 6 (2.54%) Adobe
12 6 (2.54%) AppDynamics
12 6 (2.54%) Citrix