Period
to 12 May 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 12 May 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
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 424 372 579
Rank change year-on-year -52 +207 +24
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 44 61 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.29% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 2.66% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 28
10th Percentile £354 £401 £339
25th Percentile £411 £456 £371
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £550 £488
Median % change year-on-year -15.91% +12.82% +8.33%
75th Percentile £541 £644 £538
90th Percentile £575 £725 £575
England median daily rate £460 £490 £429
% change year-on-year -6.12% +14.22% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
England median hourly rate - £18.00 £15.37
% change year-on-year - +17.11% -

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 2,090 2,291 4,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.87% 10.88% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,593 2,893
10th Percentile £300 £205 £220
25th Percentile £381 £338 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £571 £575
90th Percentile £669 £650 £650
England median daily rate £438 £425 £426
% change year-on-year +2.94% -0.29% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 70 92
10th Percentile £13.55 £14.50 £14.75
25th Percentile £21.34 £18.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate £47.50 £31.77 £23.37
Median % change year-on-year +49.51% +35.97% +18.35%
75th Percentile £64.69 £47.75 £40.65
90th Percentile £76.08 £52.63 £47.46
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year +28.21% +3.31% -0.37%

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 12 May 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 12 May 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 +21 5 £475 -17.39% 3
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 12 May 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 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) JIRA
3 15 (34.09%) Linux
4 14 (31.82%) JSON
4 14 (31.82%) Finance
4 14 (31.82%) Confluence
5 13 (29.55%) Agile Project Management
5 13 (29.55%) Pair Programming
5 13 (29.55%) Data Protection
5 13 (29.55%) Android
5 13 (29.55%) Unix
5 13 (29.55%) HTML
5 13 (29.55%) Project Management
6 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 12 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (27.27%) Kotlin
7 11 (25.00%) Material Design
7 11 (25.00%) Retrofit
7 11 (25.00%) Dagger
7 11 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 11 (25.00%) RxJava
7 11 (25.00%) GitHub
7 11 (25.00%) Android Development
7 11 (25.00%) Mockito
7 11 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 11 (25.00%) Java
7 11 (25.00%) JUnit
7 11 (25.00%) CSS
7 11 (25.00%) Architectural Design
8 10 (22.73%) Mac OS

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 14 (31.82%) Confluence
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Maximo
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) GitHub
2 6 (13.64%) Azure
3 5 (11.36%) AWS
4 4 (9.09%) GCP
5 3 (6.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 3 (6.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (4.55%) PaaS
7 1 (2.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (2.27%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (2.27%) Force.com
7 1 (2.27%) IaaS
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) HTTP
2 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (9.09%) SSL
4 3 (6.82%) Firewall
5 2 (4.55%) FTP
5 2 (4.55%) Internet
5 2 (4.55%) IPsec
5 2 (4.55%) Modbus
6 1 (2.27%) 2G
6 1 (2.27%) DHCP
6 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.27%) Network Security
6 1 (2.27%) SSH
6 1 (2.27%) VLAN
6 1 (2.27%) VPN
6 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) JIRA
2 11 (25.00%) JUnit
2 11 (25.00%) Mockito
3 2 (4.55%) Ant
3 2 (4.55%) fastlane
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Xcode
4 1 (2.27%) GitLab
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (18.18%) Android Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Android Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (4.55%) HTML Developer
6 2 (4.55%) iOS Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Salesforce Technical Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) JSON
2 13 (29.55%) HTML
3 11 (25.00%) CSS
3 11 (25.00%) Dagger
3 11 (25.00%) Material Design
3 11 (25.00%) Retrofit
3 11 (25.00%) RxJava
4 7 (15.91%) XML
5 5 (11.36%) REST
5 5 (11.36%) Spring
6 3 (6.82%) Guice
6 3 (6.82%) J2EE
6 3 (6.82%) RESTful
6 3 (6.82%) Spring Security
6 3 (6.82%) Visualforce
6 3 (6.82%) Web Services
7 2 (4.55%) .NET
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.55%) CSS3
7 2 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
3 2 (4.55%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) Blog
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.27%) EFT
4 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Android
2 13 (29.55%) Unix
3 10 (22.73%) Mac OS
4 3 (6.82%) Windows
5 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Project Management
2 13 (29.55%) Data Protection
2 13 (29.55%) Pair Programming
2 13 (29.55%) Project Management
3 12 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (25.00%) Android Development
4 11 (25.00%) Architectural Design
4 11 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 11 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 8 (18.18%) DevOps
5 8 (18.18%) Refactoring
6 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) Data Science
8 5 (11.36%) Fintech
8 5 (11.36%) Microservices
8 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 4 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 12 (27.27%) Kotlin
2 11 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) Python
5 4 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) Apex Code
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.55%) C
7 2 (4.55%) Go
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) Scala
8 1 (2.27%) XPath
8 1 (2.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) CCSA
4 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.27%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.27%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.27%) Terraform
2 1 (2.27%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) IBM
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.55%) Apple
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.27%) Arista
3 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix
3 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.27%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) Meraki
3 1 (2.27%) Qualys
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Syclo
3 1 (2.27%) VMware