Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 175 167
Rank change year-on-year -18 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing HTTP 636 617 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.38% 1.56% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.38% 13.15% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 442 522
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.15%
10th Percentile £367 £363 £325
90th Percentile £625 £606 £599
England median daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
London median hourly rate £18.51 £30.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.32% -21.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £17.07 £19.25 £21.11
90th Percentile £35.56 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -50.57% +8.75% -3.03%

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 5,591 4,691 5,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.17% 11.87% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,876 3,149 3,720
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £218 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £616 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 140 109
London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% +10.97% +6.70%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.87 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +11 169 £500 - 32
West London -26 43 £525 +5.00% 33
South London -47 15 £585 +56.00% 2
East London -27 2 £423 -15.50% 7
North London -4 1 - - 1
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 344 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (49.53%) Java
3 237 (37.26%) Linux
4 231 (36.32%) JavaScript
4 231 (36.32%) Git (software)
5 223 (35.06%) REST
6 221 (34.75%) TDD
7 211 (33.18%) HTML
8 181 (28.46%) Test Automation
9 174 (27.36%) CSS
10 171 (26.89%) TCP/IP
10 171 (26.89%) Continuous Integration
11 162 (25.47%) Web Services
12 161 (25.31%) MongoDB
13 160 (25.16%) Amazon AWS
14 157 (24.69%) Jenkins
15 147 (23.11%) Relational Database
16 140 (22.01%) Docker
17 138 (21.70%) RESTful
18 129 (20.28%) DevOps
18 129 (20.28%) SSL
19 126 (19.81%) Microservices
20 123 (19.34%) Open Source
21 116 (18.24%) Scrum
22 115 (18.08%) Unix
23 111 (17.45%) Configuration Management
23 111 (17.45%) BDD
24 106 (16.67%) SQL
25 105 (16.51%) NoSQL
26 103 (16.19%) DNS

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 95 (14.94%) Apache
2 41 (6.45%) Confluence
3 39 (6.13%) WebSphere
4 35 (5.50%) Tomcat
5 34 (5.35%) IIS
6 32 (5.03%) Apache Spark
7 31 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (3.46%) nginx
9 9 (1.42%) Jetty
10 8 (1.26%) CMS
10 8 (1.26%) Commerce Server
11 7 (1.10%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.10%) Mongrel
11 7 (1.10%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.94%) IPython
12 6 (0.94%) JBoss
12 6 (0.94%) Jupyter
13 4 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Global One
2 3 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.47%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 160 (25.16%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (5.03%) Heroku
4 28 (4.40%) Serverless
5 26 (4.09%) GitHub
6 18 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (2.52%) npm
8 14 (2.20%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.42%) PaaS
10 9 (1.42%) Route 53
11 8 (1.26%) IaaS
12 7 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (1.10%) G Suite
12 7 (1.10%) Slack
12 7 (1.10%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 171 (26.89%) TCP/IP
2 129 (20.28%) SSL
3 103 (16.19%) DNS
4 101 (15.88%) FTP
5 51 (8.02%) IPsec
6 38 (5.97%) Firewall
7 37 (5.82%) DHCP
8 30 (4.72%) SMTP
9 27 (4.25%) HTTPS
10 25 (3.93%) Internet
11 15 (2.36%) VPN
12 12 (1.89%) IMAP
12 12 (1.89%) WAN
13 11 (1.73%) SSH
14 9 (1.42%) LAN
15 8 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.10%) MPLS
16 7 (1.10%) SNMP
16 7 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (25.31%) MongoDB
2 147 (23.11%) Relational Database
3 105 (16.51%) NoSQL
4 101 (15.88%) MySQL
5 79 (12.42%) PostgreSQL
6 57 (8.96%) SQL Server
7 45 (7.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 42 (6.60%) Neo4j
9 40 (6.29%) RDBMS
10 33 (5.19%) Big Data
11 25 (3.93%) Redis
12 13 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (2.04%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.73%) Siebel EIM
14 9 (1.42%) HBase
15 8 (1.26%) Blockchain
15 8 (1.26%) SQLite
16 7 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (0.79%) CouchDB
17 5 (0.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 231 (36.32%) Git (software)
2 157 (24.69%) Jenkins
3 79 (12.42%) Subversion
4 68 (10.69%) Mockito
5 62 (9.75%) JUnit
6 60 (9.43%) Maven
7 58 (9.12%) Gradle
8 55 (8.65%) Cucumber
9 47 (7.39%) JIRA
10 41 (6.45%) webpack
11 37 (5.82%) gulp
12 32 (5.03%) GitLab
13 31 (4.87%) Travis CI
14 21 (3.30%) Spock
14 21 (3.30%) Xdebug
15 20 (3.14%) Gatling
15 20 (3.14%) Geb
15 20 (3.14%) Hudson
16 19 (2.99%) Jasmine
17 18 (2.83%) Grunt
General
1 79 (12.42%) Finance
2 39 (6.13%) Banking
3 19 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.83%) Retail
5 13 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.89%) Marketing
7 11 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.57%) Law
9 9 (1.42%) Legal
10 6 (0.94%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.63%) Games
11 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.47%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) French Language
13 2 (0.31%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
14 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 368 (57.86%) Developer
2 124 (19.50%) Java Developer
3 65 (10.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 56 (8.81%) Agile Developer
5 50 (7.86%) Architect
6 49 (7.70%) Senior Developer
7 40 (6.29%) Scala Developer
8 39 (6.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 34 (5.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 33 (5.19%) Technical Architect
11 29 (4.56%) Agile Java Developer
12 26 (4.09%) React Developer
13 24 (3.77%) AWS DevOps
13 24 (3.77%) PHP Developer
14 23 (3.62%) Senior DevOps
15 22 (3.46%) AWS Engineer
16 20 (3.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 19 (2.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 19 (2.99%) C# Developer
18 18 (2.83%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (35.06%) REST
2 211 (33.18%) HTML
3 174 (27.36%) CSS
4 162 (25.47%) Web Services
5 138 (21.70%) RESTful
6 98 (15.41%) Spring
7 92 (14.47%) AngularJS
8 85 (13.36%) XML
9 84 (13.21%) OAuth
10 83 (13.05%) SOAP
11 80 (12.58%) Dropwizard
12 78 (12.26%) Node.js
13 74 (11.64%) OAuth2
14 71 (11.16%) JSON
15 69 (10.85%) HTML5
16 67 (10.53%) Guice
17 56 (8.81%) React
18 47 (7.39%) .NET
19 46 (7.23%) Kafka
20 45 (7.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.23%) User Experience
2 40 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.50%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.14%) Public Cloud
6 18 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.52%) Fintech
8 15 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.73%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.57%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.26%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.26%) PKI
13 6 (0.94%) MPEG
14 5 (0.79%) Derivative
14 5 (0.79%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 237 (37.26%) Linux
2 115 (18.08%) Unix
3 52 (8.18%) Windows
4 48 (7.55%) Mac OS X
5 38 (5.97%) Android
6 22 (3.46%) Ubuntu
7 21 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (3.14%) CentOS
9 11 (1.73%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.26%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.94%) Debian
12 5 (0.79%) Fedora
13 4 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.63%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.63%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 3 (0.47%) AIX
14 3 (0.47%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (34.75%) TDD
3 181 (28.46%) Test Automation
4 171 (26.89%) Continuous Integration
5 129 (20.28%) DevOps
6 126 (19.81%) Microservices
7 123 (19.34%) Open Source
8 116 (18.24%) Scrum
9 111 (17.45%) BDD
9 111 (17.45%) Configuration Management
10 95 (14.94%) OOP
11 89 (13.99%) Unit Testing
12 84 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
13 83 (13.05%) OO
14 75 (11.79%) Pair Programming
15 74 (11.64%) Software Engineering
16 72 (11.32%) MVC
17 68 (10.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 66 (10.38%) Continuous Delivery
19 59 (9.28%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 315 (49.53%) Java
2 231 (36.32%) JavaScript
3 106 (16.67%) SQL
4 87 (13.68%) Python
5 84 (13.21%) Ruby
6 79 (12.42%) Java 8
7 71 (11.16%) Scala
8 69 (10.85%) ES6
9 50 (7.86%) C#
9 50 (7.86%) Groovy
10 41 (6.45%) TypeScript
11 36 (5.66%) Bash Shell
11 36 (5.66%) Go
11 36 (5.66%) PHP
12 34 (5.35%) Perl
13 32 (5.03%) Shell Script
14 24 (3.77%) JSX
15 22 (3.46%) PowerShell
16 21 (3.30%) Kotlin
17 12 (1.89%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 66 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 57 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 33 (5.19%) Degree
4 31 (4.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.73%) Siebel Certification
7 10 (1.57%) CISSP
8 8 (1.26%) CCNP
9 6 (0.94%) CEH
10 5 (0.79%) GCIA
10 5 (0.79%) GCIH
10 5 (0.79%) GIAC
10 5 (0.79%) GSEC
11 3 (0.47%) CCIE
11 3 (0.47%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.31%) CISA
12 2 (0.31%) CISM
12 2 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.56%) QA
2 8 (1.26%) GCP
3 6 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 140 (22.01%) Docker
2 35 (5.50%) Virtual Machines
3 28 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (4.09%) Active Directory
5 15 (2.36%) vCloud
6 11 (1.73%) Xen
7 9 (1.42%) KVM
8 7 (1.10%) HDFS
8 7 (1.10%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.94%) NFS
10 5 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.47%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.47%) OpenDJ
11 3 (0.47%) OpenIDM
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.47%) Postfix
11 3 (0.47%) Squid
12 2 (0.31%) Firmware
12 2 (0.31%) LXC
Systems Management
1 74 (11.64%) Opscode Chef
2 73 (11.48%) Puppet
3 61 (9.59%) Kubernetes
4 52 (8.18%) Ansible
5 36 (5.66%) Terraform
6 29 (4.56%) Docker Swarm
7 23 (3.62%) Prometheus
8 20 (3.14%) Kibana
9 18 (2.83%) logstash
9 18 (2.83%) Salt
10 13 (2.04%) Mesos
10 13 (2.04%) Nagios
11 9 (1.42%) Grafana
12 8 (1.26%) Fluentd
12 8 (1.26%) Marathon
13 7 (1.10%) SCCM
14 6 (0.94%) Graylog
15 5 (0.79%) Oozie
15 5 (0.79%) Packer
15 5 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (6.76%) Google
2 39 (6.13%) VMware
3 33 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 23 (3.62%) Oracle
5 21 (3.30%) Cisco
5 21 (3.30%) Splunk
6 20 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.04%) SAP
7 13 (2.04%) Siebel
8 11 (1.73%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.57%) SaltStack
10 9 (1.42%) TIBCO
11 8 (1.26%) AppDynamics
11 8 (1.26%) IBM
12 7 (1.10%) Apigee
12 7 (1.10%) CyberArk
12 7 (1.10%) EMC
12 7 (1.10%) Rackspace
13 6 (0.94%) F5
13 6 (0.94%) Perforce