Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 163 212
Rank change year-on-year -71 +49 -37
Contract jobs citing HTTP 551 730 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.17% 1.62% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.13% 11.62% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 518 449
London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £376 £313 £325
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
England median daily rate £500 £450 £442
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.93% +10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 4
London median hourly rate £46.25 £32.89 £38.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.62% -15.30% -5.28%
10th Percentile £17.48 £19.56 £22.12
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £33.00 £21.45 £33.64
% change year-on-year +53.88% -36.25% -22.22%

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 5439 6280 5858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.90% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4098 3871
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.13% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £220
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 143 176
London median hourly rate £19.74 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% -1.30% +4.05%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -41 102 £525 -1.87% 16
West London -12 31 £525 +7.14% 9
South London -53 18 £416 +10.26%
East London +5 16 £445 +61.82% 5
North London -13 1 - - 2
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 305 (55.35%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (45.55%) Java
3 244 (44.28%) Linux
4 192 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
5 184 (33.39%) Python
6 183 (33.21%) TCP/IP
7 169 (30.67%) DevOps
8 165 (29.95%) Git (software)
9 144 (26.13%) TDD
10 138 (25.05%) Continuous Integration
11 128 (23.23%) Jenkins
12 126 (22.87%) REST
13 123 (22.32%) Puppet
13 123 (22.32%) Configuration Management
14 121 (21.96%) SSL
15 120 (21.78%) Web Services
16 118 (21.42%) JavaScript
17 115 (20.87%) Docker
18 107 (19.42%) HTML
19 105 (19.06%) Node.js
19 105 (19.06%) RESTful
20 104 (18.87%) Ansible
21 103 (18.69%) Bash Shell
21 103 (18.69%) Scrum
22 100 (18.15%) Test Automation
23 92 (16.70%) SQL
23 92 (16.70%) Ruby
24 91 (16.52%) DNS
25 87 (15.79%) XML
26 84 (15.25%) PostgreSQL

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 80 (14.52%) Apache
2 57 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 43 (7.80%) nginx
4 39 (7.08%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (6.17%) Confluence
6 30 (5.44%) WebSphere
7 25 (4.54%) IIS
8 24 (4.36%) Apache Spark
9 14 (2.54%) OpenStack
10 11 (2.00%) Jetty
11 10 (1.81%) CMS
11 10 (1.81%) JBoss
11 10 (1.81%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.45%) Mongrel
13 6 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.73%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 192 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (12.52%) Amazon EC2
3 47 (8.53%) Amazon S3
4 35 (6.35%) GitHub
4 35 (6.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 31 (5.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 29 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (4.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (3.09%) Route 53
10 13 (2.36%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (2.00%) G Suite
11 11 (2.00%) PaaS
12 8 (1.45%) Google App Engine
12 8 (1.45%) Heroku
12 8 (1.45%) npm
13 7 (1.27%) Fastly
14 6 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 183 (33.21%) TCP/IP
2 121 (21.96%) SSL
3 91 (16.52%) DNS
4 45 (8.17%) Firewall
5 39 (7.08%) FTP
6 38 (6.90%) HTTPS
7 36 (6.53%) LDAP
7 36 (6.53%) Network Security
7 36 (6.53%) SMTP
8 34 (6.17%) IPsec
9 32 (5.81%) Internet
10 28 (5.08%) SSH
11 25 (4.54%) VPN
12 20 (3.63%) DHCP
13 18 (3.27%) WAN
14 12 (2.18%) LAN
15 11 (2.00%) SAN
15 11 (2.00%) Wireshark
16 10 (1.81%) DSL
16 10 (1.81%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
2 83 (15.06%) MongoDB
3 82 (14.88%) MySQL
4 61 (11.07%) NoSQL
5 48 (8.71%) SQL Server
6 42 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
8 26 (4.72%) Relational Database
9 25 (4.54%) Big Data
10 18 (3.27%) Hadoop
11 14 (2.54%) HBase
12 6 (1.09%) SQLite
13 5 (0.91%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.91%) Redis
13 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.73%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 165 (29.95%) Git (software)
2 128 (23.23%) Jenkins
3 51 (9.26%) JIRA
4 34 (6.17%) JUnit
5 31 (5.63%) Gradle
6 28 (5.08%) Maven
7 26 (4.72%) Jasmine
7 26 (4.72%) Subversion
8 23 (4.17%) Cucumber
9 21 (3.81%) Artifactory
10 20 (3.63%) Mockito
11 19 (3.45%) Bitbucket
12 18 (3.27%) webpack
13 17 (3.09%) Grunt
13 17 (3.09%) gulp
13 17 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
14 15 (2.72%) JMeter
14 15 (2.72%) SonarQube
15 12 (2.18%) Selenium
16 11 (2.00%) Bower
General
1 70 (12.70%) Finance
2 29 (5.26%) Banking
3 21 (3.81%) Law
3 21 (3.81%) Marketing
4 18 (3.27%) Retail
5 14 (2.54%) Legal
6 11 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.45%) Advertising
8 8 (1.45%) Electronics
9 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.91%) Front Office
9 5 (0.91%) Publishing
9 5 (0.91%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Games
11 3 (0.54%) Retail Finance
12 2 (0.36%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 200 (36.30%) Developer
2 120 (21.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 63 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 34 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
5 33 (5.99%) AWS Engineer
6 29 (5.26%) Scala Developer
7 27 (4.90%) AWS DevOps
7 27 (4.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 26 (4.72%) Analyst
8 26 (4.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 26 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
9 25 (4.54%) Agile Developer
10 24 (4.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 24 (4.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 21 (3.81%) Architect
11 21 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (3.81%) Senior Developer
12 18 (3.27%) Web Engineer
13 17 (3.09%) Android Developer
13 17 (3.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (22.87%) REST
2 120 (21.78%) Web Services
3 107 (19.42%) HTML
4 105 (19.06%) Node.js
4 105 (19.06%) RESTful
5 87 (15.79%) XML
6 69 (12.52%) JSON
7 61 (11.07%) Elastic Stack
8 60 (10.89%) .NET
9 56 (10.16%) SOAP
10 52 (9.44%) CSS
11 51 (9.26%) AngularJS
12 45 (8.17%) Spring
13 37 (6.72%) React
14 31 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
15 30 (5.44%) Akka
16 29 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (4.72%) HTML5
18 24 (4.36%) OAuth
19 22 (3.99%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.99%) User Experience
4 20 (3.63%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.63%) PKI
5 14 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (2.18%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.18%) Fintech
7 12 (2.18%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.09%) Clustering
11 5 (0.91%) Animation
11 5 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.91%) IPTV
11 5 (0.91%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.73%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (0.73%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 244 (44.28%) Linux
2 83 (15.06%) Unix
3 48 (8.71%) Windows
4 41 (7.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (6.90%) Android
6 24 (4.36%) Ubuntu
7 23 (4.17%) CentOS
8 20 (3.63%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.63%) CoreOS
9 9 (1.63%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.09%) Solaris
10 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.91%) SUSE
12 4 (0.73%) Debian
12 4 (0.73%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.36%) RancherOS
13 2 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.18%) AIX
14 1 (0.18%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (55.35%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (30.67%) DevOps
3 144 (26.13%) TDD
4 138 (25.05%) Continuous Integration
5 123 (22.32%) Configuration Management
6 103 (18.69%) Scrum
7 100 (18.15%) Test Automation
8 82 (14.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 71 (12.89%) Microservices
10 68 (12.34%) BDD
11 63 (11.43%) Software Engineering
12 56 (10.16%) Unit Testing
13 54 (9.80%) Load Balancing
14 49 (8.89%) Open Source
15 45 (8.17%) OO
15 45 (8.17%) Pair Programming
16 41 (7.44%) Kanban
17 40 (7.26%) E-Commerce
18 32 (5.81%) High Availability
18 32 (5.81%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 251 (45.55%) Java
2 184 (33.39%) Python
3 118 (21.42%) JavaScript
4 103 (18.69%) Bash Shell
5 92 (16.70%) Ruby
5 92 (16.70%) SQL
6 67 (12.16%) Scala
7 51 (9.26%) C#
7 51 (9.26%) Go
8 49 (8.89%) Groovy
9 34 (6.17%) Shell Script
10 28 (5.08%) Perl
10 28 (5.08%) PHP
11 22 (3.99%) ES6
12 16 (2.90%) C++
13 14 (2.54%) C-shell
13 14 (2.54%) Korn
14 10 (1.81%) C
15 9 (1.63%) ECMAScript
15 9 (1.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 54 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 38 (6.90%) Degree
3 34 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (2.00%) CISSP
6 9 (1.63%) CEH
6 9 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.09%) CCNA
7 6 (1.09%) CCNP
8 5 (0.91%) CCDA
8 5 (0.91%) JNCIA
8 5 (0.91%) JNCIP
8 5 (0.91%) JNCIS
9 4 (0.73%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.73%) CISM
10 3 (0.54%) Siebel Certification
11 2 (0.36%) CCIE
11 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.18%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.44%) QA
2 5 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.36%) GCP
3 2 (0.36%) HL7
3 2 (0.36%) WAI
3 2 (0.36%) WCAG
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (20.87%) Docker
2 40 (7.26%) Active Directory
3 34 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (5.44%) vCloud
5 13 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.81%) Xen
7 8 (1.45%) Postfix
7 8 (1.45%) Squid
8 7 (1.27%) Varnish
9 6 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.73%) iptables
10 4 (0.73%) Samba
11 3 (0.54%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.36%) Firmware
12 2 (0.36%) HDFS
12 2 (0.36%) KVM
12 2 (0.36%) LXC
12 2 (0.36%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.36%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 123 (22.32%) Puppet
2 104 (18.87%) Ansible
3 65 (11.80%) Terraform
4 64 (11.62%) Kubernetes
5 51 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (7.44%) Kibana
7 40 (7.26%) logstash
8 35 (6.35%) Grafana
9 23 (4.17%) HAProxy
10 21 (3.81%) Prometheus
11 17 (3.09%) Docker Swarm
12 15 (2.72%) Graphite
13 14 (2.54%) Nagios
13 14 (2.54%) ZABBIX
14 12 (2.18%) Salt
15 11 (2.00%) Rancher
16 10 (1.81%) Fluentd
17 9 (1.63%) HP SiteScope
18 8 (1.45%) Nessus
18 8 (1.45%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 64 (11.62%) VMware
2 46 (8.35%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.90%) SaltStack
4 25 (4.54%) Google
4 25 (4.54%) Oracle
5 24 (4.36%) Splunk
6 23 (4.17%) Apigee
7 17 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.00%) Cisco
8 11 (2.00%) F5
9 10 (1.81%) Cloudera
9 10 (1.81%) HP
10 9 (1.63%) SAP
11 8 (1.45%) Sonatype
12 7 (1.27%) IBM
13 6 (1.09%) EMC
13 6 (1.09%) Juniper
13 6 (1.09%) SolarWinds
14 5 (0.91%) New Relic