Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 462 322 569
Rank change year-on-year -140 +247 +32
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 54 64 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.39% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 3.65% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 25
10th Percentile £345 £414 £365
25th Percentile £425 £444 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £523 £519 £500
Median % change year-on-year +0.72% +3.75% +2.83%
75th Percentile £575 £609 £538
90th Percentile £600 £646 £565
England median daily rate £518 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.50% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
England median hourly rate - £18.00 -

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 2,783 1,755 4,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.35% 10.81% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,899 1,218 2,871
10th Percentile £300 £255 £213
25th Percentile £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £470 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £610 £575 £575
90th Percentile £699 £657 £656
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 101
10th Percentile £13.10 £15.08 £13.88
25th Percentile £20.00 £24.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.75 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -26.38% +85.23% +10.00%
75th Percentile £51.88 £47.83 £43.01
90th Percentile £69.80 £53.38 £51.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +5.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -32 9 £425 -28.75% 11
South London +23 2 £523 +4.50%
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) HTTP
3 15 (27.78%) HTML
3 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.78%) Linux
4 14 (25.93%) DevOps
5 13 (24.07%) GitHub
5 13 (24.07%) DNS
5 13 (24.07%) Java
5 13 (24.07%) Unix
6 12 (22.22%) JSON
6 12 (22.22%) JIRA
6 12 (22.22%) Kotlin
7 11 (20.37%) Front End Development
7 11 (20.37%) Data Protection
7 11 (20.37%) Progressive Enhancement
7 11 (20.37%) Finance
7 11 (20.37%) CSS
8 10 (18.52%) SQL
8 10 (18.52%) JUnit
8 10 (18.52%) Project Management
8 10 (18.52%) Firewall
8 10 (18.52%) Pair Programming
8 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 10 (18.52%) Confluence
8 10 (18.52%) Mockito
8 10 (18.52%) Agile Project Management
8 10 (18.52%) Mac OS
8 10 (18.52%) Android
8 10 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery

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 10 (18.52%) Confluence
2 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) GitHub
2 7 (12.96%) AWS
2 7 (12.96%) Azure
3 3 (5.56%) GCP
3 3 (5.56%) IaaS
3 3 (5.56%) PaaS
3 3 (5.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 3 (5.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Akamai
4 2 (3.70%) Azure Sentinel
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (1.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (1.85%) Force.com
5 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) HTTP
2 13 (24.07%) DNS
3 10 (18.52%) Firewall
4 9 (16.67%) SNMP
5 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.26%) 2G
6 5 (9.26%) SSL
7 2 (3.70%) DHCP
7 2 (3.70%) IPsec
7 2 (3.70%) Modbus
7 2 (3.70%) Network Security
7 2 (3.70%) SMTP
7 2 (3.70%) SSH
8 1 (1.85%) FTP
8 1 (1.85%) IMAP
8 1 (1.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) IPv4
8 1 (1.85%) IPv6
8 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) JIRA
2 10 (18.52%) JUnit
2 10 (18.52%) Mockito
3 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) Ant
4 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.70%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (3.70%) Maven
4 2 (3.70%) Postman
4 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) fastlane
5 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Public Speaking
6 1 (1.85%) Social Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (14.81%) Android Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Splunk Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) HTML
2 12 (22.22%) JSON
3 11 (20.37%) CSS
4 10 (18.52%) Dagger
4 10 (18.52%) Material Design
4 10 (18.52%) Retrofit
4 10 (18.52%) RxJava
5 9 (16.67%) REST
6 8 (14.81%) SOAP
7 7 (12.96%) Kafka
8 6 (11.11%) Spring Boot
9 5 (9.26%) Spring
10 4 (7.41%) React
10 4 (7.41%) XML
11 3 (5.56%) J2EE
11 3 (5.56%) OAuth
11 3 (5.56%) Visualforce
12 2 (3.70%) Guice
12 2 (3.70%) Spring Security
12 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Blog
4 2 (3.70%) DataPower
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) EFT
5 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) Unix
3 10 (18.52%) Android
3 10 (18.52%) Mac OS
4 3 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) DevOps
3 11 (20.37%) Data Protection
3 11 (20.37%) Front End Development
3 11 (20.37%) Progressive Enhancement
4 10 (18.52%) Agile Project Management
4 10 (18.52%) Android Development
4 10 (18.52%) Architectural Design
4 10 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (18.52%) Microservices
4 10 (18.52%) Pair Programming
4 10 (18.52%) Project Management
4 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.81%) Refactoring
6 7 (12.96%) Network Management
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.26%) Data Science
8 5 (9.26%) Scrum
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 13 (24.07%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) Kotlin
4 10 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (7.41%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) Apex Code
6 3 (5.56%) C++
6 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.70%) Java 8
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) Scala
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) Go
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCSA
3 1 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (1.85%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Ansible
1 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (12.96%) Puppet
2 6 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.70%) Prometheus
3 2 (3.70%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.70%) vRealize
3 2 (3.70%) Zipkin
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Splunk
2 7 (12.96%) Zscaler
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco
3 5 (9.26%) Neustar
3 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.56%) Confluent
4 3 (5.56%) IBM
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.70%) Dynatrace
5 2 (3.70%) F5
5 2 (3.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (3.70%) Veracode
5 2 (3.70%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.85%) Google