Period
to 15 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 195 162
Rank change year-on-year -23 -33 +32
Contract jobs citing HTTP 596 599 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.31% 1.41% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.73% 12.21% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 403 523
London median daily rate £550 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% -1.05%
10th Percentile £379 £363 £325
90th Percentile £638 £623 £600
England median daily rate £500 £494 £450
% change year-on-year +1.32% +9.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 4
London median hourly rate £27.42 £36.25 £34.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.36% +4.72% +2.32%
10th Percentile £17.47 £19.25 £19.23
90th Percentile £35.35 £50.00 £55.25
England median hourly rate £27.43 £34.54 £20.03
% change year-on-year -20.60% +72.44% -48.31%

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 5,553 4,904 6,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.20% 11.51% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,860 3,257 4,139
London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £206 £230 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 135 103
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.84 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.83% +3.15% -2.46%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.68 £48.71
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor 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 15 August 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 +13 147 £513 - 29
West London -11 39 £565 +7.62% 17
South London -51 9 £491 +18.37% 2
East London -26 6 £500 +5.26% 6
North London -6 1 - - 1
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 337 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (44.97%) Java
3 255 (42.79%) JavaScript
4 247 (41.44%) Git (software)
5 232 (38.93%) Linux
6 220 (36.91%) HTML
7 203 (34.06%) CSS
8 202 (33.89%) TDD
9 199 (33.39%) REST
10 162 (27.18%) Test Automation
11 160 (26.85%) Jenkins
12 154 (25.84%) Amazon AWS
13 153 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
14 147 (24.66%) Relational Database
15 141 (23.66%) TCP/IP
16 134 (22.48%) SSL
17 129 (21.64%) MongoDB
18 122 (20.47%) RESTful
18 122 (20.47%) Docker
19 119 (19.97%) Scrum
20 114 (19.13%) Apache
21 113 (18.96%) Unix
22 111 (18.62%) Microservices
23 109 (18.29%) DevOps
24 108 (18.12%) Web Services
25 107 (17.95%) SQL
25 107 (17.95%) DNS
26 105 (17.62%) Open Source
27 102 (17.11%) Spring
28 100 (16.78%) AngularJS

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
1 114 (19.13%) Apache
2 48 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (7.72%) Apache Spark
4 40 (6.71%) IIS
5 35 (5.87%) Confluence
6 32 (5.37%) Tomcat
7 30 (5.03%) WebSphere
8 17 (2.85%) nginx
9 13 (2.18%) CMS
9 13 (2.18%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.34%) Jetty
10 8 (1.34%) Mongrel
11 7 (1.17%) Commerce Server
12 6 (1.01%) IPython
12 6 (1.01%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.84%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.67%) JBoss
14 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.17%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Global One
1 3 (0.50%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 154 (25.84%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (11.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (5.54%) Heroku
4 32 (5.37%) Serverless
5 31 (5.20%) GitHub
6 28 (4.70%) npm
7 25 (4.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 23 (3.86%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (3.69%) PaaS
10 21 (3.52%) Amazon S3
11 20 (3.36%) IaaS
12 19 (3.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (2.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (2.01%) Route 53
15 11 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (1.68%) Akamai
16 10 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (1.68%) SaaS
17 9 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 141 (23.66%) TCP/IP
2 134 (22.48%) SSL
3 107 (17.95%) DNS
4 85 (14.26%) FTP
5 38 (6.38%) Firewall
6 36 (6.04%) IPsec
7 30 (5.03%) HTTPS
8 28 (4.70%) Internet
9 26 (4.36%) DHCP
10 22 (3.69%) SMTP
11 21 (3.52%) VPN
12 15 (2.52%) SSH
13 13 (2.18%) Intranet
14 11 (1.85%) BIG-IP
15 9 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (1.34%) Calico
16 8 (1.34%) Kerberos
16 8 (1.34%) SNMP
17 7 (1.17%) OpenLDAP
17 7 (1.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (24.66%) Relational Database
2 129 (21.64%) MongoDB
3 98 (16.44%) MySQL
4 92 (15.44%) PostgreSQL
5 85 (14.26%) NoSQL
6 57 (9.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 44 (7.38%) Big Data
8 40 (6.71%) SQL Server
9 35 (5.87%) RDBMS
10 29 (4.87%) Neo4j
11 27 (4.53%) Hadoop
12 25 (4.19%) Redis
13 17 (2.85%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (2.68%) HBase
15 10 (1.68%) Siebel EIM
16 9 (1.51%) Blockchain
17 7 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 7 (1.17%) Apache Hive
17 7 (1.17%) MariaDB
17 7 (1.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 247 (41.44%) Git (software)
2 160 (26.85%) Jenkins
3 72 (12.08%) JUnit
3 72 (12.08%) Subversion
4 65 (10.91%) Mockito
5 61 (10.23%) Maven
6 56 (9.40%) Gradle
7 54 (9.06%) Cucumber
8 43 (7.21%) webpack
9 40 (6.71%) JIRA
10 34 (5.70%) gulp
11 33 (5.54%) GitLab
12 30 (5.03%) Hudson
13 26 (4.36%) Selenium
14 23 (3.86%) Ant
14 23 (3.86%) Travis CI
15 21 (3.52%) JMeter
15 21 (3.52%) Xdebug
16 20 (3.36%) WebDriver
17 19 (3.19%) Mocha
General
1 81 (13.59%) Finance
2 58 (9.73%) Banking
3 26 (4.36%) Retail
4 14 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.68%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.68%) Marketing
6 9 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.17%) Legal
8 5 (0.84%) Advertising
9 4 (0.67%) Law
9 4 (0.67%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.34%) French Language
10 2 (0.34%) Front Office
10 2 (0.34%) Games
10 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 355 (59.56%) Developer
2 100 (16.78%) Java Developer
3 66 (11.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 54 (9.06%) Senior Developer
5 51 (8.56%) Agile Developer
6 49 (8.22%) Architect
7 37 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 35 (5.87%) JavaScript Developer
8 35 (5.87%) Scala Developer
9 32 (5.37%) C# Developer
9 32 (5.37%) Technical Architect
10 28 (4.70%) React Developer
11 26 (4.36%) .NET Developer
12 22 (3.69%) Perl Developer
12 22 (3.69%) PHP Developer
13 20 (3.36%) AWS Engineer
14 19 (3.19%) Agile Java Developer
14 19 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (3.02%) AWS DevOps
16 17 (2.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (36.91%) HTML
2 203 (34.06%) CSS
3 199 (33.39%) REST
4 122 (20.47%) RESTful
5 108 (18.12%) Web Services
6 102 (17.11%) Spring
7 100 (16.78%) AngularJS
8 95 (15.94%) JSON
9 90 (15.10%) OAuth
10 81 (13.59%) HTML5
11 75 (12.58%) OAuth2
12 74 (12.42%) Guice
12 74 (12.42%) Node.js
12 74 (12.42%) SOAP
12 74 (12.42%) XML
13 70 (11.74%) Dropwizard
14 62 (10.40%) .NET
15 60 (10.07%) React
16 52 (8.72%) Ruby on Rails
17 51 (8.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.38%) User Experience
2 34 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.54%) Mobile App
4 27 (4.53%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.19%) Linux Command Line
6 22 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (3.19%) Fintech
7 19 (3.19%) Public Cloud
8 18 (3.02%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (2.35%) PKI
10 12 (2.01%) Credit Risk
10 12 (2.01%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.68%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.68%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.51%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.17%) W3C
14 6 (1.01%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.01%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 232 (38.93%) Linux
2 113 (18.96%) Unix
3 63 (10.57%) Windows
4 35 (5.87%) Mac OS X
5 25 (4.19%) Android
6 19 (3.19%) CentOS
7 17 (2.85%) Ubuntu
8 14 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.18%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.18%) Windows Server
10 10 (1.68%) Solaris
11 8 (1.34%) SUSE
11 8 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.17%) Debian
13 6 (1.01%) Fedora
13 6 (1.01%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 5 (0.84%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.84%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.67%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (33.89%) TDD
3 162 (27.18%) Test Automation
4 153 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
5 119 (19.97%) Scrum
6 111 (18.62%) Microservices
7 109 (18.29%) DevOps
8 105 (17.62%) Open Source
9 97 (16.28%) Unit Testing
10 96 (16.11%) Problem-Solving
11 95 (15.94%) Configuration Management
12 90 (15.10%) BDD
13 88 (14.77%) MVC
14 80 (13.42%) OOP
15 78 (13.09%) OO
16 73 (12.25%) Pair Programming
17 70 (11.74%) Functional Programming
18 69 (11.58%) Web Development
19 65 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
20 63 (10.57%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 268 (44.97%) Java
2 255 (42.79%) JavaScript
3 107 (17.95%) SQL
4 81 (13.59%) Ruby
5 77 (12.92%) ES6
6 67 (11.24%) Java 8
6 67 (11.24%) Python
7 60 (10.07%) C#
8 55 (9.23%) Perl
9 49 (8.22%) Scala
10 41 (6.88%) TypeScript
11 40 (6.71%) Shell Script
12 37 (6.21%) PHP
13 35 (5.87%) Groovy
14 31 (5.20%) Bash Shell
15 27 (4.53%) JSX
16 25 (4.19%) Go
17 21 (3.52%) PowerShell
18 14 (2.35%) Kotlin
19 10 (1.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 43 (7.21%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 29 (4.87%) Degree
5 22 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.68%) Siebel Certification
7 4 (0.67%) CCNP
7 4 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.67%) CISSP
8 3 (0.50%) CEH
8 3 (0.50%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.34%) CCIE
9 2 (0.34%) GCIA
9 2 (0.34%) GCIH
9 2 (0.34%) GIAC
9 2 (0.34%) GSEC
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) MCSD
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.69%) QA
2 12 (2.01%) GCP
3 7 (1.17%) GDPR
4 6 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 122 (20.47%) Docker
2 28 (4.70%) Virtual Machines
3 26 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (4.03%) Active Directory
5 14 (2.35%) vCloud
6 11 (1.85%) KVM
7 10 (1.68%) Xen
8 9 (1.51%) HDFS
9 8 (1.34%) Squid
9 8 (1.34%) VirtualBox
10 7 (1.17%) Postfix
11 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.67%) LXC
11 4 (0.67%) NFS
12 3 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.34%) Firmware
13 2 (0.34%) SRDF
14 1 (0.17%) Samba
14 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 67 (11.24%) Puppet
2 66 (11.07%) Kubernetes
3 56 (9.40%) Ansible
3 56 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (6.71%) Terraform
5 32 (5.37%) Docker Swarm
6 24 (4.03%) Kibana
7 23 (3.86%) Prometheus
8 22 (3.69%) logstash
9 15 (2.52%) Mesos
10 11 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
11 10 (1.68%) Marathon
11 10 (1.68%) Nagios
11 10 (1.68%) Salt
12 8 (1.34%) Fluentd
12 8 (1.34%) Grafana
13 7 (1.17%) CFEngine
13 7 (1.17%) Graylog
13 7 (1.17%) Oozie
13 7 (1.17%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 49 (8.22%) Google
2 40 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.21%) VMware
4 26 (4.36%) Splunk
5 22 (3.69%) Red Hat
6 19 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (2.68%) Oracle
8 15 (2.52%) Cisco
8 15 (2.52%) New Relic
9 13 (2.18%) F5
10 12 (2.01%) AppDynamics
11 11 (1.85%) SAP
11 11 (1.85%) Siebel
12 10 (1.68%) TIBCO
13 8 (1.34%) IBM
13 8 (1.34%) Prolexic
13 8 (1.34%) Rackspace
14 7 (1.17%) Sonatype
15 6 (1.01%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 6 (1.01%) Perforce