Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 551 534 574
Rank change year-on-year -17 +40 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 78 77 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 1.54% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 51 41
London median daily rate £509 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.70% +20.48% +14.48%
10th Percentile £407 £405 £263
90th Percentile £725 £588 £630
England median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
England median hourly rate £12.50 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -52.38% -38.24% -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 5,329 5,001 6,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.81% 11.37% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,698 3,342 4,121
London median daily rate £451 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.28% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 148 128
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.67 £18.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.91% -0.14%
10th Percentile £13.53 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.15 £47.76
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.26 £23.50
% change year-on-year +9.53% -22.30% +17.50%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -10 13 £450 -18.18% 2
East London - 4 £650 - 2
West London - 3 £450 - 4
South London -36 1 - -
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 41 (52.56%) HTTP
2 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.62%) Firewall
4 24 (30.77%) SSL
5 22 (28.21%) Windows
6 21 (26.92%) DNS
6 21 (26.92%) Jenkins
7 20 (25.64%) Linux
7 20 (25.64%) Java
7 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
7 20 (25.64%) .NET
8 19 (24.36%) C#
8 19 (24.36%) JSON
9 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 18 (23.08%) REST
10 17 (21.79%) HTML
10 17 (21.79%) jQuery
11 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
11 16 (20.51%) TDD
12 15 (19.23%) VPN
13 14 (17.95%) OO
13 14 (17.95%) Scrum
13 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
13 14 (17.95%) BDD
13 14 (17.95%) Algorithms
14 13 (16.67%) GitHub
14 13 (16.67%) Bitbucket
14 13 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 13 (16.67%) Open Source

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 7 (8.97%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) CMS
4 2 (2.56%) nginx
4 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) GitHub
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (8.97%) BrowserStack
4 7 (8.97%) Sauce Labs
5 6 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (6.41%) IaaS
6 5 (6.41%) PaaS
7 4 (5.13%) Office 365
8 3 (3.85%) Dropbox
8 3 (3.85%) G Suite
8 3 (3.85%) OneDrive
8 3 (3.85%) SaaS
9 2 (2.56%) Force.com
9 2 (2.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (2.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (52.56%) HTTP
2 27 (34.62%) Firewall
3 24 (30.77%) SSL
4 21 (26.92%) DNS
5 15 (19.23%) VPN
6 13 (16.67%) DHCP
7 11 (14.10%) FTP
7 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
7 11 (14.10%) WAN
8 10 (12.82%) LAN
9 9 (11.54%) IPsec
9 9 (11.54%) Kerberos
10 8 (10.26%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (7.69%) SSH
12 5 (6.41%) Internet
12 5 (6.41%) SMTP
13 4 (5.13%) MPLS
14 3 (3.85%) H.323
14 3 (3.85%) OSPF
14 3 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Big Data
2 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 6 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.69%) HBase
3 6 (7.69%) Pentaho
3 6 (7.69%) QlikView
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.69%) Sqoop
4 4 (5.13%) MySQL
5 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 13 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 8 (10.26%) TeamCity
5 7 (8.97%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.97%) Gerrit
5 7 (8.97%) Hudson
5 7 (8.97%) JBehave
5 7 (8.97%) JMeter
5 7 (8.97%) LoadRunner
5 7 (8.97%) Selenium
5 7 (8.97%) WebDriver
6 6 (7.69%) JIRA
7 5 (6.41%) Artifactory
8 3 (3.85%) JUnit
9 2 (2.56%) Gradle
9 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.56%) Maven
9 2 (2.56%) Mocha
9 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Banking
2 7 (8.97%) Games
2 7 (8.97%) Legal
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Front Office
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (5.13%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (5.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) QA Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) QA Manager
6 4 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) .NET
2 19 (24.36%) JSON
3 18 (23.08%) REST
4 17 (21.79%) HTML
4 17 (21.79%) jQuery
5 13 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 12 (15.38%) SOAP
7 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
7 11 (14.10%) CSS
7 11 (14.10%) SAML
8 10 (12.82%) OAuth
9 8 (10.26%) Ajax
9 8 (10.26%) LDAP
9 8 (10.26%) Node.js
10 7 (8.97%) Chai
10 7 (8.97%) Nightwatchjs
10 7 (8.97%) SignalR
10 7 (8.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 7 (8.97%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (8.97%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Algorithms
2 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 8 (10.26%) Data Structures
5 6 (7.69%) Animation
5 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.41%) PKI
6 5 (6.41%) Replication
7 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.56%) CMDB
8 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.28%) Fedwire
9 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.28%) NHS
9 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.28%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 20 (25.64%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Unix
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.85%) Android
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.28%) AIX
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.51%) TDD
3 14 (17.95%) BDD
3 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (17.95%) OO
3 14 (17.95%) Scrum
4 13 (16.67%) Open Source
5 12 (15.38%) DevOps
5 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.54%) Black-Box Testing
7 9 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (11.54%) Information Security
8 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
9 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.97%) Functional Programming
9 7 (8.97%) Memory Management
9 7 (8.97%) OOP
9 7 (8.97%) SDET
9 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) Java
1 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
2 19 (24.36%) C#
3 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.97%) C++
4 7 (8.97%) PHP
4 7 (8.97%) SQL
5 6 (7.69%) Groovy
6 3 (3.85%) Python
6 3 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.28%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.28%) C-shell
8 1 (1.28%) Java 8
8 1 (1.28%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared
2 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) CCNP
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
4 4 (5.13%) CISSP
4 4 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) CEH
5 2 (2.56%) GCIA
5 2 (2.56%) GCIH
5 2 (2.56%) GIAC
5 2 (2.56%) GSEC
5 2 (2.56%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.56%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.28%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) QA
2 6 (7.69%) GDPR
2 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.28%) FATCA
4 1 (1.28%) HL7
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 20022
4 1 (1.28%) PSD2
4 1 (1.28%) SEPA
4 1 (1.28%) TARGET2
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) VMware NSX
2 6 (7.69%) HDFS
3 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 3 (3.85%) Docker
6 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.28%) Varnish
7 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (7.69%) Ambari
2 6 (7.69%) Ansible
2 6 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (7.69%) Oozie
2 6 (7.69%) Terraform
3 4 (5.13%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.85%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (3.85%) CASB
4 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.85%) Puppet
5 2 (2.56%) PingFederate
6 1 (1.28%) OpenView
6 1 (1.28%) Rancher
6 1 (1.28%) vRealize
6 1 (1.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) VMware
3 9 (11.54%) CyberArk
4 7 (8.97%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 7 (8.97%) Perfecto Mobile
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco
5 6 (7.69%) Cloudera
5 6 (7.69%) Cognos
5 6 (7.69%) Hortonworks
5 6 (7.69%) Tableau
6 5 (6.41%) HP
7 4 (5.13%) Juniper
7 4 (5.13%) Palo Alto
7 4 (5.13%) SAP
8 3 (3.85%) Citrix
8 3 (3.85%) F5
8 3 (3.85%) Google
8 3 (3.85%) Infoblox
8 3 (3.85%) MobileIron
8 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds