Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 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.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
England > London
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 377 435 569
Rank change year-on-year +58 +134 +40
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 41 51 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 1.66% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 43
Median daily rate £485 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.82% +10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £400 £372 £319
90th Percentile £633 £725 £685
England median daily rate £460 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 - £15.37

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 1,831 3,065 4,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.34% 10.89% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,248 2,164 3,194
Median daily rate £475 £448 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.03% -5.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £255 £190 £201
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
England median daily rate £430 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +3.61% -2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 87 103
Median hourly rate £34.95 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.75% -9.09% +17.65%
10th Percentile £21.25 £14.50 £13.20
90th Percentile £63.75 £50.00 £47.09
Median hourly rate £26.43 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +32.15% +11.11% -7.79%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in London

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for HTTPS in London

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HTTPS in London over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for HTTPS in London

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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 27 February 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 +77 3 £480 -6.34% 5
West London +37 2 - - 1
East London +30 1 £675 -3.57% 1
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) Project Management
3 15 (36.59%) JIRA
3 15 (36.59%) Data Protection
3 15 (36.59%) Confluence
4 14 (34.15%) Android
4 14 (34.15%) Agile Project Management
4 14 (34.15%) DevOps
4 14 (34.15%) Pair Programming
4 14 (34.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (29.27%) Finance
5 12 (29.27%) Python
6 11 (26.83%) Java
6 11 (26.83%) JUnit
6 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
6 11 (26.83%) RxJava
6 11 (26.83%) Android Development
6 11 (26.83%) GitHub
6 11 (26.83%) Mockito
6 11 (26.83%) Kotlin
6 11 (26.83%) Material Design
6 11 (26.83%) Retrofit
6 11 (26.83%) Dagger
6 11 (26.83%) Architectural Design
7 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
7 10 (24.39%) Linux
8 9 (21.95%) HTTP
8 9 (21.95%) AWS
8 9 (21.95%) Kubernetes
9 8 (19.51%) Refactoring

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 15 (36.59%) Confluence
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.88%) Apache
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Jetty
6 1 (2.44%) Mule
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Maximo
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) GitHub
2 9 (21.95%) AWS
3 6 (14.63%) Azure
4 3 (7.32%) PaaS
5 2 (4.88%) GCP
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) IaaS
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (2.44%) SaaS
6 1 (2.44%) Serverless
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
2 9 (21.95%) HTTP
3 8 (19.51%) SSL
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall
4 4 (9.76%) IPsec
5 3 (7.32%) DNS
5 3 (7.32%) FTP
5 3 (7.32%) Kerberos
5 3 (7.32%) SSH
5 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.88%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) SMTP
7 1 (2.44%) SNMP
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) DB2
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) JIRA
2 11 (26.83%) JUnit
2 11 (26.83%) Mockito
3 3 (7.32%) Artifactory
3 3 (7.32%) fastlane
3 3 (7.32%) Xcode
4 1 (2.44%) GitLab
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Android Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Android Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) ArcSight Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Site Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) Dagger
1 11 (26.83%) Material Design
1 11 (26.83%) Retrofit
1 11 (26.83%) RxJava
2 7 (17.07%) REST
2 7 (17.07%) XML
3 5 (12.20%) JSON
4 4 (9.76%) .NET
4 4 (9.76%) J2EE
4 4 (9.76%) Middleware
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.32%) Grok
5 3 (7.32%) POSIX
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (7.32%) SOAP
5 3 (7.32%) Spring
6 2 (4.88%) Guice
6 2 (4.88%) Spring Security
6 2 (4.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.76%) Blog
3 3 (7.32%) Device Driver
3 3 (7.32%) iPad
3 3 (7.32%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Android
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Windows
4 6 (14.63%) Unix
5 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) Project Management
3 15 (36.59%) Data Protection
4 14 (34.15%) Agile Project Management
4 14 (34.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (34.15%) DevOps
4 14 (34.15%) Pair Programming
5 11 (26.83%) Android Development
5 11 (26.83%) Architectural Design
6 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
7 8 (19.51%) Refactoring
8 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.20%) Fintech
9 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (9.76%) API Development
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.76%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Python
2 11 (26.83%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) Kotlin
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) Go
4 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.76%) C
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) PHP
5 4 (9.76%) Ruby
6 3 (7.32%) Apple Swift
6 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.88%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (4.88%) XPath
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) CCNP
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) CEH
3 2 (4.88%) CISSP
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.88%) GCIA
3 2 (4.88%) GCIH
3 2 (4.88%) GIAC
3 2 (4.88%) GSEC
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) NIST
1 1 (2.44%) NIST 800
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Docker
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) UAG
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Kubernetes
2 6 (14.63%) Terraform
3 3 (7.32%) Ansible
3 3 (7.32%) BladeLogic
3 3 (7.32%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.44%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Altiris
1 3 (7.32%) Apple
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.88%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) webMethods
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.44%) F5
3 1 (2.44%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.44%) Ivanti
3 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.44%) Qualys
3 1 (2.44%) Remedy
3 1 (2.44%) Syclo
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec
3 1 (2.44%) VMware