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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
England / London
Rank 150 173 155
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 319 320 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.64% 1.45% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.07% 11.34% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 249 195
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £37.15 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.25% -18.42%  

HTTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2440 2822 2847
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.53% 12.75% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1910 1826
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £551 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 83
Median hourly rate £42.25 £21.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.74% +9.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £12.83 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing HTTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in London

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 32 £456 -13.50% 53
Westminster +8 2 £575 -
Croydon -1 2 - -
New Malden - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £406 -
Docklands, London -3 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £425 - 1
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 335 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (43.88%) Java
3 269 (41.71%) Linux
4 211 (32.71%) Git (software)
5 197 (30.54%) HTML
6 174 (26.98%) Configuration Management
7 173 (26.82%) JavaScript
8 171 (26.51%) DevOps
9 162 (25.12%) Continuous Integration
9 162 (25.12%) Web Services
10 156 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
11 152 (23.57%) Python
12 149 (23.10%) TCP/IP
13 141 (21.86%) Jenkins
14 140 (21.71%) REST
15 138 (21.40%) CSS
16 136 (21.09%) Puppet
17 133 (20.62%) SSL
18 120 (18.60%) TDD
19 115 (17.83%) MongoDB
20 108 (16.74%) Relational Database
21 107 (16.59%) Open Source
22 106 (16.43%) SQL
23 103 (15.97%) JSON
24 101 (15.66%) PostgreSQL
24 101 (15.66%) XML
25 99 (15.35%) Microservices
26 98 (15.19%) Unix
27 95 (14.73%) RESTful
28 94 (14.57%) Ansible

HTTP
Top Related 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 (14.42%) Apache
2 62 (9.61%) nginx
3 49 (7.60%) Tomcat
4 40 (6.20%) WebSphere
5 34 (5.27%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (4.19%) Confluence
7 23 (3.57%) Apache Spark
8 22 (3.41%) IIS
9 20 (3.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 18 (2.79%) SharePoint
10 18 (2.79%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.86%) CMS
12 11 (1.71%) DataSynapse
12 11 (1.71%) JBoss
13 9 (1.40%) OpenStack
14 8 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
15 7 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.78%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.31%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 156 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (2.79%) GitHub
5 16 (2.48%) PaaS
6 14 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
6 14 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 13 (2.02%) Amazon S3
7 13 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.09%) Force.com
10 6 (0.93%) IaaS
11 5 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.62%) Datadog
12 4 (0.62%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.47%) G Suite
13 3 (0.47%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 149 (23.10%) TCP/IP
2 133 (20.62%) SSL
3 90 (13.95%) DNS
4 53 (8.22%) Internet
5 43 (6.67%) HTTPS
6 38 (5.89%) Firewall
7 33 (5.12%) SSH
8 32 (4.96%) SAN
9 31 (4.81%) VPN
10 25 (3.88%) DHCP
10 25 (3.88%) LAN
10 25 (3.88%) WAN
11 24 (3.72%) SMTP
12 23 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
12 23 (3.57%) LDAP
13 22 (3.41%) FTP
14 18 (2.79%) BGP
15 17 (2.64%) IPsec
16 15 (2.33%) Extranet
16 15 (2.33%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (17.83%) MongoDB
2 108 (16.74%) Relational Database
3 101 (15.66%) PostgreSQL
4 79 (12.25%) MySQL
5 53 (8.22%) NoSQL
5 53 (8.22%) SQL Server
6 43 (6.67%) Redis
7 29 (4.50%) Hadoop
8 26 (4.03%) Big Data
9 20 (3.10%) Oracle Database
10 17 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (2.17%) Neo4j
12 13 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.02%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.86%) HBase
14 9 (1.40%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.78%) CouchDB
16 5 (0.78%) DB2
17 4 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 211 (32.71%) Git (software)
2 141 (21.86%) Jenkins
3 91 (14.11%) Subversion
4 58 (8.99%) JIRA
5 40 (6.20%) Maven
6 34 (5.27%) JUnit
7 29 (4.50%) Cucumber
8 28 (4.34%) Selenium
9 20 (3.10%) Mockito
10 19 (2.95%) Grunt
10 19 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (2.79%) gulp
12 16 (2.48%) WebDriver
13 15 (2.33%) Jasmine
13 15 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
13 15 (2.33%) Vagrant
13 15 (2.33%) Visual Studio
13 15 (2.33%) webpack
14 14 (2.17%) TeamCity
15 13 (2.02%) Bower
General
1 68 (10.54%) Finance
2 32 (4.96%) Banking
3 24 (3.72%) Retail
4 23 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.17%) Marketing
6 12 (1.86%) Legal
7 10 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.55%) Publishing
8 9 (1.40%) Advertising
9 8 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.09%) Electronics
11 6 (0.93%) Games
12 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.47%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.31%) Law
15 1 (0.16%) Front Office
15 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 289 (44.81%) Developer
2 93 (14.42%) Java Developer
3 89 (13.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 49 (7.60%) Scala Developer
5 44 (6.82%) Architect
5 44 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 40 (6.20%) AWS Engineer
7 37 (5.74%) AWS DevOps
8 36 (5.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 31 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
9 31 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 30 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 27 (4.19%) Software Engineer
12 26 (4.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 23 (3.57%) UI Developer
14 22 (3.41%) Java Scala Developer
15 21 (3.26%) Python Developer
16 20 (3.10%) Consultant
16 20 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
17 19 (2.95%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (30.54%) HTML
2 162 (25.12%) Web Services
3 140 (21.71%) REST
4 138 (21.40%) CSS
5 103 (15.97%) JSON
6 101 (15.66%) XML
7 95 (14.73%) RESTful
8 83 (12.87%) HTML5
9 79 (12.25%) AngularJS
10 78 (12.09%) Node.js
11 62 (9.61%) jQuery
11 62 (9.61%) Spring
12 58 (8.99%) CSS3
13 54 (8.37%) Akka
14 53 (8.22%) Ajax
14 53 (8.22%) SOAP
15 52 (8.06%) .NET
16 49 (7.60%) Play Framework
17 47 (7.29%) Kafka
18 38 (5.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.12%) User Experience
2 25 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (2.17%) Device Driver
5 14 (2.17%) W3C
6 13 (2.02%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 12 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.71%) Graphic Design
8 11 (1.71%) MPEG
9 10 (1.55%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.40%) Streaming Video
10 9 (1.40%) Video on Demand
11 8 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.93%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 269 (41.71%) Linux
2 98 (15.19%) Unix
3 68 (10.54%) Windows
4 35 (5.43%) Mac OS X
5 21 (3.26%) CentOS
6 16 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 15 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 14 (2.17%) Android
8 14 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.02%) Solaris
10 9 (1.40%) SUSE
10 9 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.93%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.78%) AIX
14 4 (0.62%) RancherOS
15 3 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (26.98%) Configuration Management
3 171 (26.51%) DevOps
4 162 (25.12%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (18.60%) TDD
6 107 (16.59%) Open Source
7 99 (15.35%) Microservices
8 92 (14.26%) Scrum
9 84 (13.02%) Responsive Web Design
10 83 (12.87%) Web Development
11 76 (11.78%) Web Design
12 73 (11.32%) BDD
13 69 (10.70%) Software Engineering
14 52 (8.06%) High Availability
15 51 (7.91%) E-Commerce
16 49 (7.60%) Automated Testing
17 47 (7.29%) Front End Development
17 47 (7.29%) Kanban
18 46 (7.13%) MVC
18 46 (7.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 283 (43.88%) Java
2 173 (26.82%) JavaScript
3 152 (23.57%) Python
4 106 (16.43%) SQL
5 82 (12.71%) Ruby
6 81 (12.56%) Scala
7 66 (10.23%) C#
8 54 (8.37%) Bash Shell
9 50 (7.75%) Perl
10 46 (7.13%) PowerShell
11 43 (6.67%) C
12 38 (5.89%) C++
13 35 (5.43%) Shell Script
14 32 (4.96%) PHP
15 29 (4.50%) Go
16 10 (1.55%) Groovy
17 8 (1.24%) ES6
17 8 (1.24%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.24%) SPARQL
17 8 (1.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 68 (10.54%) Security Cleared
2 54 (8.37%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.81%) Degree
4 20 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.02%) CCNP
6 10 (1.55%) CISSP
7 9 (1.40%) CCIE
7 9 (1.40%) CCNA
8 8 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.24%) JNCIP
9 7 (1.09%) CCDA
9 7 (1.09%) JNCIA
9 7 (1.09%) JNCIS
10 6 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.93%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.93%) PMP
11 5 (0.78%) CISM
12 3 (0.47%) CISA
12 3 (0.47%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.05%) QA
2 7 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.78%) HL7
5 3 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.47%) ISO22301
5 3 (0.47%) ISO27002
5 3 (0.47%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.31%) MiFID
6 2 (0.31%) SDET
7 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) FATCA
7 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 92 (14.26%) Docker
2 32 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.10%) Apache Flume
4 17 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (2.48%) Active Directory
5 16 (2.48%) vCloud
6 14 (2.17%) NFS
7 12 (1.86%) Xen
8 10 (1.55%) KVM
9 9 (1.40%) Hyper-V
9 9 (1.40%) SRDF
10 8 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.93%) Squid
13 4 (0.62%) etcd
13 4 (0.62%) flannel
13 4 (0.62%) Postfix
13 4 (0.62%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.47%) Dovecot
14 3 (0.47%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 136 (21.09%) Puppet
2 94 (14.57%) Ansible
3 50 (7.75%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (5.74%) Kubernetes
5 32 (4.96%) Kibana
6 30 (4.65%) logstash
7 22 (3.41%) HAProxy
7 22 (3.41%) Terraform
8 21 (3.26%) Grafana
8 21 (3.26%) Graphite
9 19 (2.95%) Salt
10 18 (2.79%) Nagios
11 16 (2.48%) WMI
12 11 (1.71%) Rancher
12 11 (1.71%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.55%) Mesos
14 9 (1.40%) Marathon
15 8 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (1.24%) rkt
16 7 (1.09%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 58 (8.99%) Oracle
2 54 (8.37%) VMware
3 44 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 32 (4.96%) Cisco
5 31 (4.81%) IBM
6 28 (4.34%) Red Hat
7 20 (3.10%) Splunk
8 17 (2.64%) AppDynamics
9 14 (2.17%) EMC
9 14 (2.17%) Google
9 14 (2.17%) Siebel
10 13 (2.02%) CheckPoint
10 13 (2.02%) Juniper
11 11 (1.71%) Citrix
11 11 (1.71%) Palo Alto
12 10 (1.55%) Adobe
12 10 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.55%) SAP
12 10 (1.55%) Zend
13 9 (1.40%) Rackspace
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