Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 504 568 588
Rank change year-on-year +64 +20 -19
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 41 68 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.34% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 51 39
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £406 £379
90th Percentile £600 £725 £663
England median daily rate £450 £450 £485
% change year-on-year - -7.22% +16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £12.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -68.75% -5.88%

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 3,807 5,089 5,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.96% 10.87% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,591 3,488 3,695
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £183 £200 £210
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £418 £425 £401
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 132 148
London median hourly rate £21.00 £23.57 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +24.03% +0.80%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.08 £12.35
90th Percentile £50.00 £54.54 £48.11
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.95% -16.89%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +46 2 £513 +11.41% 8
West London +26 1 £525 +23.53% 2
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 20 (48.78%) HTTP
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (29.27%) Linux
5 10 (24.39%) Unix
6 9 (21.95%) Windows
6 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
6 9 (21.95%) Firewall
6 9 (21.95%) IPsec
7 8 (19.51%) JIRA
7 8 (19.51%) Finance
7 8 (19.51%) TDD
7 8 (19.51%) Banking
7 8 (19.51%) CCNP
7 8 (19.51%) REST
7 8 (19.51%) Docker
7 8 (19.51%) Front End Development
8 7 (17.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (17.07%) SIEM
8 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
8 7 (17.07%) Cisco
8 7 (17.07%) Scrum
8 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
9 6 (14.63%) Cryptography
9 6 (14.63%) Marketing
9 6 (14.63%) QA
9 6 (14.63%) Xcode
9 6 (14.63%) Objective-C

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 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.44%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) TestFlight
2 4 (9.76%) AWS
2 4 (9.76%) GitHub
3 3 (7.32%) Azure
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.44%) GCP
4 1 (2.44%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Serverless
4 1 (2.44%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) HTTP
2 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 9 (21.95%) IPsec
2 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (9.76%) DNS
4 4 (9.76%) Wireshark
5 3 (7.32%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) FTP
5 3 (7.32%) Kerberos
5 3 (7.32%) SNMP
5 3 (7.32%) VLAN
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) LAN
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security
6 2 (4.88%) SSH
6 2 (4.88%) SSL
6 2 (4.88%) TACACS
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) JIRA
2 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (14.63%) CircleCI
3 6 (14.63%) CocoaPods
3 6 (14.63%) fastlane
3 6 (14.63%) JIRA Agile
3 6 (14.63%) Xcode
4 4 (9.76%) JUnit
4 4 (9.76%) Mockito
5 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (19.51%) Banking
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (14.63%) iOS Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) React Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Android Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Android Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (4.88%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Scala Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Scala Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Wintel Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) REST
2 6 (14.63%) Core Data
2 6 (14.63%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) React Native
3 5 (12.20%) JSON
4 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.76%) Dagger
4 4 (9.76%) LDAP
4 4 (9.76%) Node.js
4 4 (9.76%) React
4 4 (9.76%) Retrofit
4 4 (9.76%) RxJava
5 3 (7.32%) Kafka
6 2 (4.88%) Akka
6 2 (4.88%) HTML5
6 2 (4.88%) Play Framework
6 2 (4.88%) Spring
6 2 (4.88%) Vue.js
6 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (14.63%) iPad
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Blog
4 1 (2.44%) DataPower
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.44%) MPEG
4 1 (2.44%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Unix
3 9 (21.95%) Windows
4 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.76%) Android
5 4 (9.76%) Mac OS
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Front End Development
2 8 (19.51%) TDD
3 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (17.07%) Scrum
3 7 (17.07%) SIEM
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) Creative Thinking
4 6 (14.63%) Cryptography
4 6 (14.63%) Information Security
4 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
4 6 (14.63%) iOS Development
4 6 (14.63%) MVC
4 6 (14.63%) MVVM
5 5 (12.20%) Dynamic Code Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Security Operations
5 5 (12.20%) Technology Roadmap
5 5 (12.20%) Threat Modelling
5 5 (12.20%) White-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.63%) Apple Swift
2 6 (14.63%) C
2 6 (14.63%) Objective-C
3 5 (12.20%) ES6
4 4 (9.76%) Kotlin
5 2 (4.88%) Scala
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.51%) CCNP
3 5 (12.20%) CCNA
3 5 (12.20%) CEH
3 5 (12.20%) CISSP
3 5 (12.20%) GCIA
3 5 (12.20%) GCIH
3 5 (12.20%) GIAC
3 5 (12.20%) GSEC
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (2.44%) CCSP
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.44%) Kibana
2 1 (2.44%) logstash
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco
2 6 (14.63%) Apple
2 6 (14.63%) Xamarin
3 5 (12.20%) ArcSight
4 3 (7.32%) Dell
4 3 (7.32%) EMC
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) NetApp
4 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) Splunk
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec
5 1 (2.44%) Zscaler