Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for HTTPS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTPS over the 6 months to 18 January 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.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 563 596 540
Rank change year-on-year +33 -56 +23
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 64 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.75% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 54
London median daily rate £513 £505 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +12.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £377 £263
90th Percentile £725 £663 £630
England median daily rate £453 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -7.18% +14.71% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.37 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -61.58% -5.88% +44.61%

HTTPS 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 4,721 5,302 5,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.61% 11.40% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,206 3,640 3,635
London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £260
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 143 150
London median hourly rate £24.23 £18.70 £19.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.57% -5.12% -10.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.55 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.29 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HTTPS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in London

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTPS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in London

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTPS in London

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTPS in London

HTTPS
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 HTTPS within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 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 +2 13 £435 +3.57% 3
East London - 4 £650 - 2
South London -2 3 £509 +21.86%
West London - 1 - - 1
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 39 (60.94%) HTTP
2 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (37.50%) Firewall
4 23 (35.94%) Java
5 22 (34.38%) Jenkins
6 21 (32.81%) SSL
7 19 (29.69%) Linux
7 19 (29.69%) REST
8 18 (28.13%) Open Source
8 18 (28.13%) Scrum
9 17 (26.56%) DevOps
10 15 (23.44%) Windows
11 14 (21.88%) JSON
11 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
12 13 (20.31%) SOAP
12 13 (20.31%) VPN
13 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (17.19%) GitHub
14 11 (17.19%) Bitbucket
14 11 (17.19%) TDD
14 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
14 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
15 10 (15.63%) LDAP
15 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
15 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
15 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
15 10 (15.63%) Kubernetes
15 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
16 9 (14.06%) Information Security
16 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing

HTTPS
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 9 (14.06%) Apache
2 8 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.25%) IIS
4 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) CMS
5 2 (3.13%) JBoss
5 2 (3.13%) nginx
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (17.19%) GitHub
3 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (7.81%) BrowserStack
5 5 (7.81%) IaaS
5 5 (7.81%) PaaS
5 5 (7.81%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (6.25%) Office 365
7 2 (3.13%) OneDrive
7 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
7 2 (3.13%) SaaS
8 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (60.94%) HTTP
2 24 (37.50%) Firewall
3 21 (32.81%) SSL
4 13 (20.31%) VPN
5 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
6 9 (14.06%) FTP
7 8 (12.50%) DNS
7 8 (12.50%) Kerberos
8 7 (10.94%) LAN
8 7 (10.94%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (10.94%) SSH
9 6 (9.38%) IPsec
9 6 (9.38%) SMTP
10 5 (7.81%) Skype
10 5 (7.81%) WAN
11 4 (6.25%) DHCP
11 4 (6.25%) WLAN
12 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
12 3 (4.69%) VoIP
12 3 (4.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) Big Data
1 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 6 (9.38%) Apache Hive
2 6 (9.38%) HBase
2 6 (9.38%) Pentaho
2 6 (9.38%) QlikView
2 6 (9.38%) Sqoop
3 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.69%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 11 (17.19%) Bitbucket
4 7 (10.94%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.81%) Artifactory
5 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.81%) Gerrit
5 5 (7.81%) Gradle
5 5 (7.81%) Hudson
5 5 (7.81%) JBehave
5 5 (7.81%) JMeter
5 5 (7.81%) LoadRunner
5 5 (7.81%) Maven
5 5 (7.81%) Selenium
5 5 (7.81%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.69%) JUnit
6 3 (4.69%) Mockito
7 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.13%) git-flow
7 2 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 9 (14.06%) Banking
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Legal
4 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Games
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Front Office
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Hadoop Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (4.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) REST
2 14 (21.88%) JSON
3 13 (20.31%) SOAP
4 10 (15.63%) LDAP
5 8 (12.50%) OAuth
5 8 (12.50%) SAML
6 6 (9.38%) .NET
6 6 (9.38%) Kafka
6 6 (9.38%) Spring
6 6 (9.38%) Spring Boot
7 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.81%) Ajax
7 5 (7.81%) Node.js
7 5 (7.81%) Web Services
8 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (6.25%) Grails
8 4 (6.25%) HTML
8 4 (6.25%) jQuery
8 4 (6.25%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.94%) Algorithms
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.25%) CMDB
5 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.69%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.56%) Animation
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Linux
2 15 (23.44%) Windows
3 8 (12.50%) Unix
3 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.69%) Android
5 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Open Source
2 18 (28.13%) Scrum
3 17 (26.56%) DevOps
4 11 (17.19%) TDD
5 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
6 9 (14.06%) Information Security
6 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing
6 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (10.94%) BDD
8 7 (10.94%) Black-Box Testing
8 7 (10.94%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 7 (10.94%) OO
9 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
9 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.38%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.50%) Groovy
4 7 (10.94%) C#
4 7 (10.94%) SQL
5 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.81%) C++
6 5 (7.81%) PHP
7 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.25%) Java 8
7 4 (6.25%) Python
8 3 (4.69%) Kotlin
8 3 (4.69%) Perl
9 2 (3.13%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.13%) Cypher
10 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) CCNP
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) CCNA
4 3 (4.69%) CISSP
5 2 (3.13%) CEH
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.13%) GCIA
5 2 (3.13%) GCIH
5 2 (3.13%) GIAC
5 2 (3.13%) GSEC
5 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.13%) PMP
6 1 (1.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) QA
2 6 (9.38%) GDPR
2 6 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.81%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Docker
1 8 (12.50%) HDFS
2 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.69%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.56%) Varnish
5 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Kubernetes
2 8 (12.50%) Oozie
3 7 (10.94%) Ansible
4 6 (9.38%) Ambari
4 6 (9.38%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (9.38%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (9.38%) Terraform
5 5 (7.81%) Puppet
6 2 (3.13%) vRealize
6 2 (3.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) CyberArk
2 7 (10.94%) Hortonworks
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.38%) Cloudera
3 6 (9.38%) Cognos
3 6 (9.38%) Tableau
4 5 (7.81%) Perfecto Mobile
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco
5 4 (6.25%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 4 (6.25%) Meraki
5 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.69%) Aruba
6 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.69%) Citrix
6 3 (4.69%) Snow
6 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.69%) VMware
7 2 (3.13%) F5
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat