Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 497 321 531
Rank change year-on-year -176 +210 +29
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 63 56 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.39% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 3.52% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 31
10th Percentile £486 £419 £425
25th Percentile £505 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £506 £513
Median % change year-on-year +13.58% -1.22% -0.87%
75th Percentile £638 £572 £563
90th Percentile £650 £635 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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 3,555 1,590 3,913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.80% 11.07% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,455 1,084 2,707
10th Percentile £282 £263 £200
25th Percentile £413 £398 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £450
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £725 £650 £661
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 19 100
10th Percentile £11.25 £19.00 £13.99
25th Percentile £13.75 £22.75 £17.19
Median hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -17.86% +30.23% +10.26%
75th Percentile £37.75 £41.88 £47.13
90th Percentile £55.25 £58.60 £53.75
England median hourly rate £20.51 £31.50 £25.12
% change year-on-year -34.89% +25.40% +32.21%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 -60 15 £625 +19.05% 11
South London +1 2 £523 +4.50%
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) HTTP
3 21 (33.33%) Java
3 21 (33.33%) AWS
4 19 (30.16%) REST
4 19 (30.16%) DevOps
4 19 (30.16%) SQL
4 19 (30.16%) Linux
5 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 17 (26.98%) SOAP
7 16 (25.40%) Microservices
8 15 (23.81%) Kafka
9 14 (22.22%) Kubernetes
9 14 (22.22%) NoSQL
9 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 14 (22.22%) Spring Boot
10 13 (20.63%) Ruby
10 13 (20.63%) Firewall
10 13 (20.63%) Unix
11 12 (19.05%) SNMP
11 12 (19.05%) DNS
11 12 (19.05%) Technology Roadmap
11 12 (19.05%) Confluent
12 11 (17.46%) Azure
12 11 (17.46%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (17.46%) GitHub
12 11 (17.46%) Network Management
13 10 (15.87%) Ansible
13 10 (15.87%) Finance

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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 5 (7.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) AWS
2 11 (17.46%) Azure
2 11 (17.46%) GitHub
3 6 (9.52%) IaaS
3 6 (9.52%) PaaS
4 4 (6.35%) Azure Sentinel
4 4 (6.35%) Serverless
5 3 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.17%) Akamai
6 2 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.17%) GCP
7 1 (1.59%) Apigee
7 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.59%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (1.59%) GitHub Actions
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.59%) SaaS
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (44.44%) HTTP
2 13 (20.63%) Firewall
3 12 (19.05%) DNS
3 12 (19.05%) SNMP
4 8 (12.70%) SSL
5 6 (9.52%) FTP
5 6 (9.52%) SSH
6 5 (7.94%) 2G
6 5 (7.94%) DHCP
7 4 (6.35%) BGP
7 4 (6.35%) EIGRP
7 4 (6.35%) Internet
7 4 (6.35%) OSPF
7 4 (6.35%) SMTP
7 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.76%) Ethernet
8 3 (4.76%) Frame Relay
8 3 (4.76%) IPsec
8 3 (4.76%) LAN
8 3 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) JIRA
2 8 (12.70%) JUnit
2 8 (12.70%) Mockito
3 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.35%) SonarQube
5 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.76%) Maven
6 2 (3.17%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (3.17%) Postman
6 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.59%) fastlane
7 1 (1.59%) Gradle
7 1 (1.59%) Subversion
7 1 (1.59%) Xcode
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Social Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.59%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Java Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Java Software Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Senior Java Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Android Developer
4 6 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Splunk Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Site Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) REST
2 17 (26.98%) SOAP
3 15 (23.81%) Kafka
4 14 (22.22%) Spring Boot
5 9 (14.29%) HTML
6 8 (12.70%) Dagger
6 8 (12.70%) JSON
6 8 (12.70%) Material Design
6 8 (12.70%) Retrofit
6 8 (12.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (12.70%) RxJava
7 7 (11.11%) CSS
8 3 (4.76%) OAuth
8 3 (4.76%) Web Services
9 2 (3.17%) .NET
9 2 (3.17%) LDAP
9 2 (3.17%) Node.js
9 2 (3.17%) SAML
9 2 (3.17%) Spring
9 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Blog
2 5 (7.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) DataPower
4 2 (3.17%) EFT
4 2 (3.17%) Legacy Applications
4 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Unix
3 8 (12.70%) Android
4 7 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.76%) Windows
6 1 (1.59%) AIX
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) DevOps
3 16 (25.40%) Microservices
4 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 12 (19.05%) Technology Roadmap
6 11 (17.46%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (17.46%) Network Management
7 9 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 8 (12.70%) Agile Project Management
8 8 (12.70%) Android Development
8 8 (12.70%) Architectural Design
8 8 (12.70%) Pair Programming
8 8 (12.70%) Project Management
8 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 7 (11.11%) Scrum
10 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (9.52%) Refactoring
10 6 (9.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) Java
2 19 (30.16%) SQL
3 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.63%) Ruby
5 9 (14.29%) Kotlin
5 9 (14.29%) Python
6 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.94%) Go
8 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) C#
9 1 (1.59%) Java 8
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
9 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) CCIE
2 3 (4.76%) CCNP
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) GDPR
1 1 (1.59%) NIST
1 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.94%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.59%) KVM
3 1 (1.59%) LXC
3 1 (1.59%) NFS
3 1 (1.59%) OpenDJ
3 1 (1.59%) vCloud
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 10 (15.87%) Ansible
3 9 (14.29%) Puppet
4 8 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (9.52%) Terraform
6 2 (3.17%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.17%) vRealize
7 1 (1.59%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.59%) PingFederate
7 1 (1.59%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.59%) Proxmox
7 1 (1.59%) SCCM
7 1 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.59%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Confluent
2 9 (14.29%) Splunk
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco
4 7 (11.11%) Zscaler
5 6 (9.52%) F5
6 5 (7.94%) Neustar
7 3 (4.76%) IBM
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.76%) VMware
8 2 (3.17%) Dynatrace
8 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.17%) Veracode
9 1 (1.59%) BeyondTrust
9 1 (1.59%) Centrify
9 1 (1.59%) Lieberman
9 1 (1.59%) Monetate
9 1 (1.59%) Ping Identity
9 1 (1.59%) Thycotic