Period
to 21 October 2021

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 21 October 2021 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
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 281 216 299
Rank change year-on-year -65 +83 -66
Contract jobs citing HTTP 342 159 295
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.95% 1.13% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.87% 10.13% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 95 216
10th Percentile £400 £413 £378
25th Percentile £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £540
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -2.78% +2.86%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £625
90th Percentile £713 £690 £681
England median daily rate £550 £488 £513
% change year-on-year +12.70% -4.78% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
10th Percentile £33.40 £26.50 £42.35
25th Percentile £35.25 £28.74 £46.25
Median hourly rate £43.19 £34.95 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +23.58% -30.10% +49.25%
75th Percentile £46.75 £38.71 "
90th Percentile £54.90 £39.49 £53.50
England median hourly rate £41.35 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +3.36% -20.00% +64.14%

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 3,464 1,570 3,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.66% 11.15% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,377 1,070 2,690
10th Percentile £287 £263 £200
25th Percentile £413 £390 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £485 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +7.78% -
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £725 £650 £660
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 21 99
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.00 £14.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £23.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -19.64% +30.23% +13.16%
75th Percentile £37.75 £43.75 £47.25
90th Percentile £53.35 £58.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £20.51 £30.50 £25.84
% change year-on-year -32.75% +18.03% +37.52%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in London

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HTTP in London.

Daily rate trend for HTTP in London

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HTTP in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for HTTP in London

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HTTP in London.

Hourly rate trend for HTTP in London

HTTP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing HTTP in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

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 21 October 2021. 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 39 £625 +23.46% 21
West London -17 10 £600 +9.59% 11
South London -3 7 £405 -10.00% 2
East London -14 1 - - 8
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, 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.

1 134 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
1 134 (39.18%) Java
2 127 (37.13%) REST
3 114 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 106 (30.99%) AWS
5 86 (25.15%) Linux
6 84 (24.56%) Test Automation
6 84 (24.56%) DevOps
7 81 (23.68%) Finance
8 80 (23.39%) SQL
9 70 (20.47%) Microservices
10 69 (20.18%) Azure
11 68 (19.88%) Python
12 65 (19.01%) Git (software)
13 64 (18.71%) Web Services
14 60 (17.54%) TDD
14 60 (17.54%) Software Engineering
15 59 (17.25%) JSON
16 58 (16.96%) RESTful
16 58 (16.96%) Kubernetes
17 57 (16.67%) Jenkins
17 57 (16.67%) HTML
18 54 (15.79%) DNS
19 53 (15.50%) Social Skills
20 49 (14.33%) Docker
20 49 (14.33%) TCP/IP
20 49 (14.33%) SOAP
21 48 (14.04%) C#
22 46 (13.45%) Scrum
23 45 (13.16%) Windows

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 20 (5.85%) Apache
2 18 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.97%) IIS
4 16 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.22%) Confluence
6 9 (2.63%) Apache Spark
6 9 (2.63%) CMS
6 9 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.46%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.46%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.17%) Mule
8 4 (1.17%) Mule ESB
8 4 (1.17%) nginx
9 3 (0.88%) Headless CMS
9 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.58%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.58%) JBoss
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (2.34%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.58%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.05%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.17%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 106 (30.99%) AWS
2 69 (20.18%) Azure
3 28 (8.19%) Serverless
4 23 (6.73%) GCP
5 20 (5.85%) SaaS
6 19 (5.56%) IaaS
7 18 (5.26%) PaaS
8 16 (4.68%) GitHub
9 15 (4.39%) Microsoft 365
10 13 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (3.80%) Heroku
11 9 (2.63%) OpenShift
12 8 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (2.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 7 (2.05%) Azure Logic Apps
14 6 (1.75%) Azure Functions
14 6 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (1.75%) Power Automate
14 6 (1.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 54 (15.79%) DNS
2 49 (14.33%) TCP/IP
3 36 (10.53%) Firewall
4 27 (7.89%) HTTPS
5 22 (6.43%) SSL
6 20 (5.85%) WAN
7 19 (5.56%) FTP
7 19 (5.56%) Internet
8 17 (4.97%) SMTP
9 15 (4.39%) LAN
10 14 (4.09%) Network Security
11 13 (3.80%) DHCP
12 10 (2.92%) SSH
13 8 (2.34%) SNMP
14 7 (2.05%) Ethernet
14 7 (2.05%) SAN
15 6 (1.75%) NAS
15 6 (1.75%) Telnet
15 6 (1.75%) VPN
16 5 (1.46%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.23%) NoSQL
2 34 (9.94%) SQL Server
3 28 (8.19%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.85%) MySQL
6 19 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 17 (4.97%) Redis
8 12 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (3.22%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.75%) Big Data
10 6 (1.75%) Power BI
11 3 (0.88%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.88%) Flink
11 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.88%) Riak
12 2 (0.58%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.29%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 65 (19.01%) Git (software)
2 57 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 28 (8.19%) JUnit
4 24 (7.02%) JIRA
5 19 (5.56%) Gradle
5 19 (5.56%) Mockito
6 14 (4.09%) Maven
7 12 (3.51%) CircleCI
7 12 (3.51%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.51%) JMeter
8 9 (2.63%) Selenium
8 9 (2.63%) Subversion
9 8 (2.34%) WebDriver
10 7 (2.05%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.05%) Gatling
10 7 (2.05%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.75%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.46%) GitLab
12 5 (1.46%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.46%) Travis CI
General
1 81 (23.68%) Finance
2 53 (15.50%) Social Skills
3 37 (10.82%) Banking
4 30 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (7.02%) Public Sector
6 16 (4.68%) Marketing
7 12 (3.51%) Investment Banking
7 12 (3.51%) Telecoms
8 11 (3.22%) German Language
8 11 (3.22%) Influencing Skills
8 11 (3.22%) Retail
9 10 (2.92%) Publishing
10 8 (2.34%) Advertising
10 8 (2.34%) Electronics
10 8 (2.34%) Manufacturing
10 8 (2.34%) Retail Banking
11 7 (2.05%) Front Office
12 6 (1.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 5 (1.46%) Legal
13 5 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 137 (40.06%) Developer
2 40 (11.70%) Java Developer
3 38 (11.11%) Architect
4 27 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 26 (7.60%) Senior Developer
6 20 (5.85%) Analyst
7 15 (4.39%) Support Analyst
8 14 (4.09%) Android Developer
8 14 (4.09%) Consultant
8 14 (4.09%) Java Engineer
8 14 (4.09%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (3.80%) Scala Developer
10 12 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.51%) Senior Java Engineer
10 12 (3.51%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 12 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (2.92%) Network Engineer
11 10 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.63%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (37.13%) REST
2 64 (18.71%) Web Services
3 59 (17.25%) JSON
4 58 (16.96%) RESTful
5 57 (16.67%) HTML
6 49 (14.33%) SOAP
7 44 (12.87%) Node.js
8 43 (12.57%) Kafka
9 40 (11.70%) React
10 38 (11.11%) Spring
11 37 (10.82%) CSS
12 34 (9.94%) .NET
12 34 (9.94%) XML
13 30 (8.77%) AngularJS
14 26 (7.60%) Spring Boot
15 24 (7.02%) Akka
16 19 (5.56%) GraphQL
17 17 (4.97%) Middleware
18 14 (4.09%) HTML5
19 13 (3.80%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.60%) Client/Server
2 17 (4.97%) Derivative
3 16 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.09%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.92%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.63%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.05%) Wiki
10 6 (1.75%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.75%) User Experience
11 5 (1.46%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.46%) Clustering
11 5 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.46%) Fibre Optics
11 5 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.17%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 86 (25.15%) Linux
2 45 (13.16%) Windows
3 31 (9.06%) Unix
4 22 (6.43%) Android
5 14 (4.09%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.51%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.92%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (2.34%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.05%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.05%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.88%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.58%) AIX
14 2 (0.58%) Solaris
15 1 (0.29%) CentOS
15 1 (0.29%) Debian
15 1 (0.29%) HPUX
15 1 (0.29%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (24.56%) DevOps
2 84 (24.56%) Test Automation
3 70 (20.47%) Microservices
4 60 (17.54%) Software Engineering
4 60 (17.54%) TDD
5 46 (13.45%) Scrum
6 40 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (11.11%) BDD
8 34 (9.94%) Full Stack Development
9 29 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (8.48%) E-Commerce
10 25 (7.31%) Unit Testing
11 21 (6.14%) ITIL
12 20 (5.85%) Configuration Management
13 19 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (5.56%) Pair Programming
14 18 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
14 18 (5.26%) Kanban
15 17 (4.97%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 134 (39.18%) Java
2 114 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 80 (23.39%) SQL
4 68 (19.88%) Python
5 48 (14.04%) C#
6 31 (9.06%) Scala
7 29 (8.48%) Kotlin
8 22 (6.43%) Ruby
9 20 (5.85%) Java 8
10 16 (4.68%) TypeScript
11 15 (4.39%) Java 11
11 15 (4.39%) Perl
11 15 (4.39%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.80%) Bash Shell
13 12 (3.51%) PowerShell
14 11 (3.22%) ES6
15 10 (2.92%) Groovy
15 10 (2.92%) Objective-C
16 9 (2.63%) Apple Swift
16 9 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (8.19%) Degree
2 24 (7.02%) SC Cleared
2 24 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.63%) CCNA
4 9 (2.63%) CCNP
5 8 (2.34%) CISSP
6 5 (1.46%) CCDA
6 5 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.46%) JNCIA
6 5 (1.46%) JNCIP
6 5 (1.46%) JNCIS
6 5 (1.46%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.17%) CCIE
7 4 (1.17%) CEH
7 4 (1.17%) CRISC
7 4 (1.17%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.02%) QA
2 23 (6.73%) Accessibility
3 9 (2.63%) GDPR
4 4 (1.17%) NIST
5 3 (0.88%) HL7
6 2 (0.58%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.58%) SLA
7 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (14.33%) Docker
2 14 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.75%) NFS
5 5 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.88%) HDFS
6 3 (0.88%) LXC
6 3 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.58%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.29%) KVM
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.29%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.29%) Xen
8 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 58 (16.96%) Kubernetes
2 19 (5.56%) Ansible
3 15 (4.39%) Terraform
4 13 (3.80%) Puppet
5 11 (3.22%) Graphite
6 8 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.05%) BladeLogic
7 7 (2.05%) FortiGate
7 7 (2.05%) Grafana
7 7 (2.05%) Prometheus
7 7 (2.05%) QRadar
8 6 (1.75%) Nagios
8 6 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.17%) CloudHub
10 3 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.88%) Nessus
10 3 (0.88%) Nmap
10 3 (0.88%) Oozie
11 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (9.06%) Oracle
2 30 (8.77%) Splunk
3 18 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.97%) VMware
5 16 (4.68%) Cisco
6 12 (3.51%) SAP
6 12 (3.51%) ServiceNow
7 11 (3.22%) Confluent
7 11 (3.22%) F5
8 10 (2.92%) Dell
8 10 (2.92%) Google
8 10 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.92%) Zscaler
9 9 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.34%) BMC
10 8 (2.34%) Citrix
10 8 (2.34%) Palo Alto
11 7 (2.05%) Adobe
11 7 (2.05%) AppDynamics
11 7 (2.05%) TIBCO