Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 580 571
Rank change year-on-year +36 -9 +9
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 78 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.14% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 46
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +27.00%
10th Percentile £406 £370 £263
90th Percentile £725 £663 £630
England median daily rate £460 £500 £416
% change year-on-year -8.00% +20.12% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -68.75% -5.88% -2.92%

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 5,108 5,365 6,121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.00% 11.40% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,508 3,620 4,020
London median daily rate £450 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.56% +6.23%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £254
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +5.99% +0.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 146 141
London median hourly rate £24.00 £19.57 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.64% +3.00% +2.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.63 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.46 £48.29 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.56 £22.67
% change year-on-year +7.74% -18.11% +10.57%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 -15 15 £460 -12.38% 2
East London - 4 £650 - 1
South London -11 3 £509 +21.86%
West London - 3 £450 - 4
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 43 (55.13%) HTTP
1 43 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 25 (32.05%) Java
4 24 (30.77%) REST
5 23 (29.49%) Firewall
6 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 21 (26.92%) SSL
7 20 (25.64%) Windows
7 20 (25.64%) Scrum
7 20 (25.64%) JSON
8 18 (23.08%) Open Source
8 18 (23.08%) .NET
9 17 (21.79%) Linux
9 17 (21.79%) TDD
10 16 (20.51%) SOAP
10 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
10 16 (20.51%) GitHub
10 16 (20.51%) DevOps
11 15 (19.23%) Bitbucket
11 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (19.23%) C#
11 15 (19.23%) HTML
12 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
12 14 (17.95%) jQuery
12 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
13 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (16.67%) BDD
13 13 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 13 (16.67%) DNS

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 (11.54%) Apache
2 8 (10.26%) Apache Spark
3 6 (7.69%) IIS
3 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.41%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.13%) CMS
5 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.56%) nginx
6 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) GitHub
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.54%) BrowserStack
3 9 (11.54%) Sauce Labs
4 6 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.41%) IaaS
5 5 (6.41%) Office 365
5 5 (6.41%) OneDrive
5 5 (6.41%) PaaS
5 5 (6.41%) SaaS
6 3 (3.85%) Dropbox
6 3 (3.85%) G Suite
7 2 (2.56%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (55.13%) HTTP
2 23 (29.49%) Firewall
3 21 (26.92%) SSL
4 13 (16.67%) DNS
5 11 (14.10%) FTP
5 11 (14.10%) Kerberos
5 11 (14.10%) VPN
6 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
7 9 (11.54%) IPsec
7 9 (11.54%) SSH
8 8 (10.26%) DHCP
8 8 (10.26%) LAN
8 8 (10.26%) WAN
9 7 (8.97%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (7.69%) Internet
10 6 (7.69%) SMTP
11 5 (6.41%) Skype
12 4 (5.13%) SNMP
12 4 (5.13%) WLAN
13 3 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) Big Data
1 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 6 (7.69%) HBase
4 6 (7.69%) Pentaho
4 6 (7.69%) QlikView
4 6 (7.69%) Sqoop
5 3 (3.85%) MySQL
5 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.56%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 15 (19.23%) Bitbucket
4 9 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 9 (11.54%) Gerrit
4 9 (11.54%) Hudson
4 9 (11.54%) JBehave
4 9 (11.54%) JMeter
4 9 (11.54%) LoadRunner
4 9 (11.54%) Selenium
4 9 (11.54%) WebDriver
5 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
6 5 (6.41%) Artifactory
6 5 (6.41%) JUnit
7 4 (5.13%) Gradle
7 4 (5.13%) JIRA
7 4 (5.13%) Maven
8 3 (3.85%) Mockito
9 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.56%) Mocha
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Legal
4 4 (5.13%) Games
5 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Front Office
7 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Developer
2 11 (14.10%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.26%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) QA Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (5.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.13%) Hadoop Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) REST
2 20 (25.64%) JSON
3 18 (23.08%) .NET
4 16 (20.51%) SOAP
5 15 (19.23%) HTML
6 14 (17.95%) jQuery
7 13 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 12 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 12 (15.38%) CSS
9 11 (14.10%) OAuth
9 11 (14.10%) SAML
10 10 (12.82%) Ajax
10 10 (12.82%) Node.js
11 9 (11.54%) LDAP
11 9 (11.54%) Nightwatchjs
11 9 (11.54%) WebdriverIO
12 8 (10.26%) Chai
13 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.69%) HTML5
13 6 (7.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
3 10 (12.82%) Data Structures
4 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) CMDB
5 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.85%) Animation
6 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.56%) User Experience
8 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.28%) PKI
8 1 (1.28%) Replication
8 1 (1.28%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Windows
2 17 (21.79%) Linux
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.97%) Unix
5 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.13%) Android
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.64%) Scrum
3 18 (23.08%) Open Source
4 17 (21.79%) TDD
5 16 (20.51%) DevOps
6 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
8 13 (16.67%) BDD
8 13 (16.67%) OO
9 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.82%) Black-Box Testing
11 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
11 9 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (11.54%) Functional Programming
11 9 (11.54%) Information Security
11 9 (11.54%) Load Testing
11 9 (11.54%) Multithreading
11 9 (11.54%) OOP
11 9 (11.54%) SDET
12 8 (10.26%) Asynchronous Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) Java
2 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.23%) C#
4 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.54%) PHP
5 9 (11.54%) SQL
6 8 (10.26%) Groovy
7 5 (6.41%) C++
8 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.13%) Perl
8 4 (5.13%) Python
9 3 (3.85%) Java 8
9 3 (3.85%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.85%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.56%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.56%) Cypher
11 1 (1.28%) C-shell
11 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.69%) Degree
5 5 (6.41%) CCNP
6 3 (3.85%) CCNA
6 3 (3.85%) CISSP
6 3 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.28%) CCIE
7 1 (1.28%) CEH
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) GCIA
7 1 (1.28%) GCIH
7 1 (1.28%) GIAC
7 1 (1.28%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) QA
2 6 (7.69%) GDPR
2 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.41%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) HDFS
2 7 (8.97%) Docker
3 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.13%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) Varnish
6 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Kubernetes
2 8 (10.26%) Oozie
3 7 (8.97%) Ansible
4 6 (7.69%) Ambari
4 6 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (7.69%) Terraform
5 5 (6.41%) Puppet
6 3 (3.85%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (3.85%) CASB
7 2 (2.56%) vRealize
7 2 (2.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.28%) PingFederate
8 1 (1.28%) Rancher
8 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 9 (11.54%) Perfecto Mobile
3 8 (10.26%) CyberArk
4 7 (8.97%) Cisco
4 7 (8.97%) Hortonworks
5 6 (7.69%) Cloudera
5 6 (7.69%) Cognos
5 6 (7.69%) Tableau
6 4 (5.13%) Meraki
6 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.13%) VMware
7 3 (3.85%) Aruba
7 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.85%) Citrix
7 3 (3.85%) Google
7 3 (3.85%) Infoblox
7 3 (3.85%) MobileIron
7 3 (3.85%) Snow
7 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds