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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 137 186
Rank change year-on-year -45 +49  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 290 396 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.40% 1.85% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.67% 13.35% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 280 182
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +19.55% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.23 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.00% -2.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.23 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.23 £38.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -53.71%  

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 2289 2966 3107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.03% 13.87% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1528 2019 2015
Median daily rate £450 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 91
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 June 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 -11 49 £525 - 12
Hammersmith +2 9 £555 +5.71%
Croydon -12 7 £450 +16.50%
New Malden - 5 - -
Bromley +8 4 £375 -11.76%
Uxbridge - 3 - - 1
Canary Wharf +1 1 £575 +22.34%
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 287 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (43.93%) Java
2 264 (43.93%) Linux
3 240 (39.93%) Git (software)
4 190 (31.61%) Configuration Management
5 188 (31.28%) DevOps
6 168 (27.95%) Amazon AWS
7 156 (25.96%) HTML
8 154 (25.62%) Puppet
9 150 (24.96%) Web Services
10 147 (24.46%) Python
11 145 (24.13%) TCP/IP
12 141 (23.46%) Jenkins
13 135 (22.46%) JavaScript
14 134 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
15 130 (21.63%) Test Automation
16 127 (21.13%) CSS
17 126 (20.97%) Ansible
18 120 (19.97%) REST
19 116 (19.30%) Docker
20 114 (18.97%) SSL
21 111 (18.47%) Apache
21 111 (18.47%) Bash Shell
22 109 (18.14%) Ruby
23 105 (17.47%) XML
23 105 (17.47%) SQL
23 105 (17.47%) DNS
24 103 (17.14%) TDD
25 99 (16.47%) MongoDB
26 98 (16.31%) 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
1 111 (18.47%) Apache
2 64 (10.65%) nginx
3 56 (9.32%) Tomcat
4 41 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (6.16%) WebSphere
6 28 (4.66%) Confluence
7 26 (4.33%) Apache Spark
8 21 (3.49%) WebLogic
9 20 (3.33%) IIS
10 17 (2.83%) SharePoint
11 13 (2.16%) JBoss
12 12 (2.00%) OpenStack
12 12 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 10 (1.66%) CMS
14 8 (1.33%) Liferay
15 7 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
16 5 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.83%) Quicktime
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 168 (27.95%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (3.99%) Amazon S3
5 21 (3.49%) GitHub
6 19 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 18 (3.00%) IaaS
8 17 (2.83%) Amazon ELB
9 14 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 8 (1.33%) PaaS
11 7 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.83%) SaaS
14 3 (0.50%) Force.com
14 3 (0.50%) G Suite
14 3 (0.50%) Heroku
15 2 (0.33%) Akamai
15 2 (0.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 145 (24.13%) TCP/IP
2 114 (18.97%) SSL
3 105 (17.47%) DNS
4 57 (9.48%) HTTPS
5 48 (7.99%) LDAP
6 47 (7.82%) Firewall
7 40 (6.66%) Internet
8 37 (6.16%) SSH
9 28 (4.66%) FTP
9 28 (4.66%) SMTP
10 27 (4.49%) VPN
11 26 (4.33%) Network Security
12 23 (3.83%) IPsec
13 18 (3.00%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (2.66%) SAN
15 15 (2.50%) Extranet
15 15 (2.50%) WAN
16 14 (2.33%) DHCP
16 14 (2.33%) LAN
17 11 (1.83%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (16.47%) MongoDB
2 98 (16.31%) PostgreSQL
3 95 (15.81%) Relational Database
4 74 (12.31%) MySQL
5 51 (8.49%) NoSQL
6 48 (7.99%) SQL Server
7 31 (5.16%) Hadoop
8 26 (4.33%) Big Data
9 24 (3.99%) Redis
10 23 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (2.33%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.50%) Siebel EIM
14 8 (1.33%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.16%) DB2
16 6 (1.00%) Hazelcast
16 6 (1.00%) SQLite
17 5 (0.83%) MS Access
17 5 (0.83%) RDBMS
18 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 240 (39.93%) Git (software)
2 141 (23.46%) Jenkins
3 62 (10.32%) JIRA
3 62 (10.32%) Subversion
4 50 (8.32%) Maven
5 29 (4.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 28 (4.66%) JUnit
7 27 (4.49%) Bitbucket
8 21 (3.49%) Selenium
9 20 (3.33%) Jasmine
10 19 (3.16%) Ant
10 19 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (3.00%) Grunt
11 18 (3.00%) gulp
11 18 (3.00%) TeamCity
12 17 (2.83%) Artifactory
13 16 (2.66%) Bower
14 15 (2.50%) Mocha
15 14 (2.33%) WebDriver
15 14 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 52 (8.65%) Finance
2 34 (5.66%) Banking
3 15 (2.50%) Retail
3 15 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.16%) Marketing
5 11 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.50%) Front Office
6 9 (1.50%) Legal
7 8 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.16%) Advertising
8 7 (1.16%) Games
9 6 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.00%) Publishing
10 4 (0.67%) Electronics
10 4 (0.67%) Law
10 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 241 (40.10%) Developer
2 124 (20.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (10.98%) Java Developer
4 54 (8.99%) AWS Engineer
5 50 (8.32%) AWS DevOps
6 49 (8.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 47 (7.82%) Scala Developer
8 31 (5.16%) Linux Engineer
9 26 (4.33%) Senior Developer
10 25 (4.16%) Java Engineer
11 24 (3.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 22 (3.66%) Consultant
13 21 (3.49%) Architect
13 21 (3.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 20 (3.33%) Agile Developer
15 19 (3.16%) Analyst
15 19 (3.16%) UI Developer
16 18 (3.00%) Web Engineer
17 17 (2.83%) Administrator
17 17 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (25.96%) HTML
2 150 (24.96%) Web Services
3 127 (21.13%) CSS
4 120 (19.97%) REST
5 105 (17.47%) XML
6 81 (13.48%) JSON
6 81 (13.48%) RESTful
7 72 (11.98%) Node.js
8 63 (10.48%) HTML5
9 62 (10.32%) Elastic Stack
10 54 (8.99%) AngularJS
10 54 (8.99%) SOAP
11 52 (8.65%) Spring
12 49 (8.15%) CSS3
13 46 (7.65%) .NET
14 43 (7.15%) Play Framework
15 40 (6.66%) Ajax
16 38 (6.32%) Akka
16 38 (6.32%) Kafka
17 33 (5.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.99%) Linux Command Line
2 36 (5.99%) User Experience
3 31 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.16%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.00%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.00%) Public Cloud
8 11 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.66%) PKI
10 9 (1.50%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.33%) MPEG
12 7 (1.16%) Clustering
13 6 (1.00%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.00%) Streaming Video
14 5 (0.83%) IPTV
14 5 (0.83%) Taxonomies
14 5 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 264 (43.93%) Linux
2 79 (13.14%) Unix
3 76 (12.65%) Windows
4 46 (7.65%) CentOS
5 33 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.00%) Android
7 14 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 12 (2.00%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.50%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.50%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.50%) SUSE
10 9 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.16%) Solaris
12 6 (1.00%) AIX
12 6 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.83%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (31.61%) Configuration Management
3 188 (31.28%) DevOps
4 134 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
5 130 (21.63%) Test Automation
6 103 (17.14%) TDD
7 82 (13.64%) Scrum
8 79 (13.14%) Microservices
9 69 (11.48%) Open Source
9 69 (11.48%) Web Development
10 67 (11.15%) Responsive Web Design
11 64 (10.65%) Web Design
12 52 (8.65%) Load Balancing
13 51 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
14 43 (7.15%) BDD
15 42 (6.99%) Software Engineering
16 35 (5.82%) E-Commerce
16 35 (5.82%) Mentoring
17 34 (5.66%) OO
18 33 (5.49%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 264 (43.93%) Java
2 147 (24.46%) Python
3 135 (22.46%) JavaScript
4 111 (18.47%) Bash Shell
5 109 (18.14%) Ruby
6 105 (17.47%) SQL
7 83 (13.81%) Scala
8 53 (8.82%) Shell Script
9 51 (8.49%) C#
10 48 (7.99%) Perl
11 40 (6.66%) PowerShell
12 38 (6.32%) Groovy
13 31 (5.16%) PHP
14 21 (3.49%) Korn
15 20 (3.33%) C++
16 17 (2.83%) C
17 16 (2.66%) C-shell
18 15 (2.50%) Go
19 10 (1.66%) Objective-C
20 9 (1.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 78 (12.98%) Security Cleared
2 58 (9.65%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.16%) Degree
4 24 (3.99%) CISSP
5 21 (3.49%) CEH
6 14 (2.33%) CREST Certified
7 13 (2.16%) GIAC
7 13 (2.16%) SANS
8 12 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.50%) CCNP
9 9 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (1.16%) CCDA
10 7 (1.16%) CCNA
10 7 (1.16%) JNCIA
10 7 (1.16%) JNCIP
10 7 (1.16%) JNCIS
10 7 (1.16%) Siebel Certification
11 6 (1.00%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.99%) QA
2 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.50%) ISO 22301
3 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.33%) HL7
4 2 (0.33%) MiFID
5 1 (0.17%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) COSO
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) GCP
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 116 (19.30%) Docker
2 28 (4.66%) Virtual Machines
3 26 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.66%) vCloud
5 21 (3.49%) Apache Flume
6 18 (3.00%) Active Directory
7 10 (1.66%) Postfix
7 10 (1.66%) Squid
8 8 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.83%) NFS
10 4 (0.67%) KVM
10 4 (0.67%) Xen
11 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.33%) vSphere
12 1 (0.17%) Firmware
12 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.17%) Samba
12 1 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 154 (25.62%) Puppet
2 126 (20.97%) Ansible
3 67 (11.15%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (10.48%) Kubernetes
5 39 (6.49%) logstash
6 38 (6.32%) HAProxy
7 37 (6.16%) Kibana
8 32 (5.32%) Terraform
9 30 (4.99%) ZABBIX
10 28 (4.66%) Nagios
11 27 (4.49%) Graphite
12 21 (3.49%) Grafana
13 18 (3.00%) Docker Swarm
14 13 (2.16%) OpenAM
14 13 (2.16%) Rancher
15 12 (2.00%) HP SiteScope
15 12 (2.00%) Salt
16 10 (1.66%) Rsyslog
16 10 (1.66%) Sysdig
17 8 (1.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 51 (8.49%) VMware
2 50 (8.32%) Oracle
3 46 (7.65%) Microsoft
4 26 (4.33%) IBM
5 24 (3.99%) Splunk
6 23 (3.83%) Google
6 23 (3.83%) Red Hat
7 19 (3.16%) Siebel
8 14 (2.33%) Cisco
8 14 (2.33%) F5
9 13 (2.16%) Dynatrace
9 13 (2.16%) SaltStack
10 11 (1.83%) New Relic
10 11 (1.83%) Sonatype
11 10 (1.66%) HP
12 9 (1.50%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.33%) Citrix
13 8 (1.33%) SAP
14 7 (1.16%) Dell
14 7 (1.16%) Juniper
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago