Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 286 231 225
Rank change year-on-year -55 -6 -54
Contract jobs citing HTTP 296 562 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.82% 1.22% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 10.87% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 379 418
London median daily rate £540 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £378 £363 £375
90th Percentile £675 £658 £625
England median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.25% -27.57% +40.62%
10th Percentile £42.35 £25.83 £17.48
90th Percentile £53.50 £35.55 £53.75
England median hourly rate £48.75 £30.46 £33.00
% change year-on-year +60.03% -7.69% +56.12%

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 3,946 5,172 5,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.87% 11.19% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,678 3,558 3,629
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £191 £200 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 134 146
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +12.42% +3.00%
10th Percentile £13.93 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.21 £47.83
England median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +25.60% +6.95% -16.89%

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 -20 53 £550 - 28
South London +51 19 £450 -8.63% 3
West London -15 14 £575 +1.77% 9
East London +34 12 £575 +15.00% 7
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 120 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (38.85%) Java
3 104 (35.14%) Git (software)
4 95 (32.09%) REST
4 95 (32.09%) Linux
5 85 (28.72%) TCP/IP
5 85 (28.72%) TDD
6 80 (27.03%) Test Automation
7 74 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (23.31%) JavaScript
9 68 (22.97%) Microservices
10 62 (20.95%) Docker
10 62 (20.95%) HTML
11 60 (20.27%) Jenkins
12 59 (19.93%) Kubernetes
13 56 (18.92%) Spring
13 56 (18.92%) JSON
14 55 (18.58%) CSS
15 54 (18.24%) SOAP
16 52 (17.57%) RESTful
17 51 (17.23%) Scrum
18 50 (16.89%) DNS
19 48 (16.22%) Web Services
19 48 (16.22%) Python
19 48 (16.22%) Finance
19 48 (16.22%) AWS
19 48 (16.22%) DevOps
20 46 (15.54%) Unix
21 44 (14.86%) Windows
21 44 (14.86%) SQL

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 41 (13.85%) Apache
2 17 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (5.07%) IIS
4 13 (4.39%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.04%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.70%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.70%) nginx
6 8 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.36%) Jetty
7 7 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.03%) CMS
8 6 (2.03%) JBoss
8 6 (2.03%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.69%) K2 blackpearl
9 5 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.35%) Confluence
10 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.01%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (4.39%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.35%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.34%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.22%) AWS
2 27 (9.12%) Azure
3 20 (6.76%) GCP
4 16 (5.41%) OpenShift
5 14 (4.73%) GitHub
6 13 (4.39%) npm
7 12 (4.05%) Serverless
8 11 (3.72%) PaaS
9 10 (3.38%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (3.38%) Route 53
10 9 (3.04%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (2.36%) Office 365
12 5 (1.69%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.69%) Yarn
13 4 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.35%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (1.35%) Amazon EKS
13 4 (1.35%) Cloudflare
13 4 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (28.72%) TCP/IP
2 50 (16.89%) DNS
3 42 (14.19%) SSL
4 29 (9.80%) Firewall
4 29 (9.80%) FTP
5 23 (7.77%) DHCP
6 22 (7.43%) HTTPS
7 19 (6.42%) Internet
8 15 (5.07%) IPsec
8 15 (5.07%) SMTP
9 14 (4.73%) Network Security
9 14 (4.73%) VPN
10 11 (3.72%) WAN
11 10 (3.38%) Ethernet
11 10 (3.38%) Wireshark
12 9 (3.04%) LAN
13 8 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (2.36%) SAN
15 6 (2.03%) SSH
16 5 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.16%) NoSQL
2 34 (11.49%) MongoDB
3 31 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (10.14%) MySQL
5 29 (9.80%) SQL Server
6 21 (7.09%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.73%) Big Data
8 12 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (3.04%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.35%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.35%) Flink
12 3 (1.01%) Cloudera CDH
12 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.01%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 104 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 60 (20.27%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.43%) JUnit
3 22 (7.43%) Mockito
4 19 (6.42%) Gradle
5 18 (6.08%) Subversion
6 17 (5.74%) GitLab
7 14 (4.73%) gulp
7 14 (4.73%) Maven
8 12 (4.05%) Gatling
8 12 (4.05%) Selenium
9 10 (3.38%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.38%) Geb
9 10 (3.38%) JIRA
9 10 (3.38%) Spock
10 9 (3.04%) Travis CI
11 7 (2.36%) CircleCI
12 6 (2.03%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.69%) git-flow
13 5 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 48 (16.22%) Finance
2 30 (10.14%) Banking
3 13 (4.39%) Front Office
3 13 (4.39%) Public Sector
4 11 (3.72%) Retail
5 8 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.69%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.01%) Advertising
8 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.68%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) International Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 172 (58.11%) Developer
2 55 (18.58%) Java Developer
3 46 (15.54%) Senior Developer
4 27 (9.12%) Agile Developer
5 25 (8.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 22 (7.43%) React Developer
7 20 (6.76%) Analyst
8 19 (6.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 19 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (6.08%) Scala Developer
10 14 (4.73%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 13 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (4.05%) Integration Developer
13 11 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (3.38%) Architect
14 10 (3.38%) Consultant
14 10 (3.38%) Senior React Developer
15 9 (3.04%) Angular Developer
15 9 (3.04%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (32.09%) REST
2 62 (20.95%) HTML
3 56 (18.92%) JSON
3 56 (18.92%) Spring
4 55 (18.58%) CSS
5 54 (18.24%) SOAP
6 52 (17.57%) RESTful
7 48 (16.22%) Web Services
8 39 (13.18%) XML
9 38 (12.84%) HTML5
10 36 (12.16%) AngularJS
11 32 (10.81%) Guice
12 30 (10.14%) Node.js
13 29 (9.80%) OAuth
14 26 (8.78%) CSS3
14 26 (8.78%) Spring Boot
15 25 (8.45%) React
16 21 (7.09%) Akka
16 21 (7.09%) Kafka
17 18 (6.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.09%) User Experience
3 20 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 15 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.72%) PKI
6 10 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.36%) Fibre Optics
7 7 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.69%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.35%) Derivative
9 4 (1.35%) Equities
9 4 (1.35%) Grid Computing
9 4 (1.35%) IVR
9 4 (1.35%) NHS
10 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (32.09%) Linux
2 46 (15.54%) Unix
3 44 (14.86%) Windows
4 21 (7.09%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.73%) Android
6 10 (3.38%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.38%) Ubuntu
6 10 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.04%) Debian
7 9 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.36%) SUSE
9 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.03%) CentOS
10 6 (2.03%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.69%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.69%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (28.72%) TDD
3 80 (27.03%) Test Automation
4 74 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (22.97%) Microservices
6 51 (17.23%) Scrum
7 48 (16.22%) DevOps
8 42 (14.19%) BDD
9 37 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (10.47%) Configuration Management
11 29 (9.80%) Software Engineering
12 28 (9.46%) Unit Testing
13 25 (8.45%) MVC
14 23 (7.77%) Front End Development
15 21 (7.09%) High Availability
15 21 (7.09%) Open Source
16 20 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
16 20 (6.76%) E-Commerce
16 20 (6.76%) SOA
17 19 (6.42%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 115 (38.85%) Java
2 69 (23.31%) JavaScript
3 48 (16.22%) Python
4 44 (14.86%) SQL
5 33 (11.15%) Ruby
6 30 (10.14%) TypeScript
7 27 (9.12%) Scala
8 23 (7.77%) Bash Shell
8 23 (7.77%) ES6
9 18 (6.08%) Java 8
10 13 (4.39%) Perl
11 12 (4.05%) Go
12 11 (3.72%) C#
12 11 (3.72%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.36%) Groovy
13 7 (2.36%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.69%) C++
15 4 (1.35%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.01%) VBScript
17 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (8.11%) Degree
3 21 (7.09%) Security Cleared
4 17 (5.74%) CCNA
5 15 (5.07%) CCNP
6 8 (2.70%) CISSP
6 8 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.36%) CCDA
7 7 (2.36%) CEH
7 7 (2.36%) GIAC
7 7 (2.36%) JNCIA
7 7 (2.36%) JNCIP
7 7 (2.36%) JNCIS
7 7 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.03%) DBS Check
8 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.69%) GCIA
9 5 (1.69%) GCIH
9 5 (1.69%) GSEC
9 5 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.73%) QA
2 6 (2.03%) GDPR
3 4 (1.35%) MiFID
3 4 (1.35%) WCAG
4 2 (0.68%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (20.95%) Docker
2 16 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.34%) NFS
7 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 59 (19.93%) Kubernetes
2 28 (9.46%) Ansible
3 26 (8.78%) Puppet
4 24 (8.11%) Terraform
5 19 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (4.05%) Control-M
7 11 (3.72%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (3.38%) Salt
9 5 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (1.01%) HockeyApp
10 3 (1.01%) Istio
10 3 (1.01%) Kibana
10 3 (1.01%) linkerd
10 3 (1.01%) Perfmon
10 3 (1.01%) SCCM
10 3 (1.01%) SELinux
10 3 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.01%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.09%) VMware
3 17 (5.74%) Cisco
3 17 (5.74%) SAP
4 14 (4.73%) TIBCO
5 13 (4.39%) Google
5 13 (4.39%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.05%) BMC
6 12 (4.05%) Splunk
7 10 (3.38%) Dell
8 9 (3.04%) Oracle
9 8 (2.70%) Cadence
9 8 (2.70%) Juniper
10 7 (2.36%) Fortinet
10 7 (2.36%) Lets Encrypt
10 7 (2.36%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.03%) Meraki
12 5 (1.69%) Apple
12 5 (1.69%) ArcSight
13 4 (1.35%) Temenos