Period
to 24 May 2020

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 May 2020 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 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 359 558 597
Rank change year-on-year +199 +39 -89
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 67 33 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.09% 0.78% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 41
Median daily rate £538 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.56% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £398 £313 £368
90th Percentile £658 £575 £600
England median daily rate £490 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 2,166 4,226 5,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.90% 10.42% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,421 2,868 3,857
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £218
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 98 167
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.15% +26.68% -12.09%
10th Percentile £16.63 £14.75 £12.90
90th Percentile £51.75 £52.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.50%

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 May 2020.

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 May 2020. 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 +111 15 £628 +52.12% 8
West London +42 2 £263 -48.78% 3
East London - 1 £700 - 5
North London - 1 £500 - 1
South London - 1 £500 - 2
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (55.22%) Java
3 36 (53.73%) Azure
4 34 (50.75%) SSL
5 31 (46.27%) AWS
6 29 (43.28%) SQL
6 29 (43.28%) Docker
7 28 (41.79%) Finance
8 27 (40.30%) Test Automation
8 27 (40.30%) Kubernetes
9 26 (38.81%) Apache Spark
9 26 (38.81%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (38.81%) Spring Security
9 26 (38.81%) NoSQL
9 26 (38.81%) JAAS
9 26 (38.81%) Spring
10 25 (37.31%) Kafka
10 25 (37.31%) Microservices
10 25 (37.31%) GCP
11 24 (35.82%) Dependency Injection
11 24 (35.82%) AOP
12 23 (34.33%) Software Engineering
12 23 (34.33%) Kotlin
13 22 (32.84%) SDLC
13 22 (32.84%) Guice
14 21 (31.34%) RESTful
14 21 (31.34%) Scala
14 21 (31.34%) Java 8
15 20 (29.85%) Prometheus
15 20 (29.85%) Zipkin

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 26 (38.81%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.46%) Confluence
3 3 (4.48%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) Maximo
2 1 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (53.73%) Azure
2 31 (46.27%) AWS
3 25 (37.31%) GCP
4 5 (7.46%) IaaS
4 5 (7.46%) PaaS
5 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.48%) GitHub
5 3 (4.48%) TestFlight
6 2 (2.99%) SaaS
7 1 (1.49%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.49%) Force.com
7 1 (1.49%) Office 365
7 1 (1.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 34 (50.75%) SSL
2 16 (23.88%) HTTP
3 14 (20.90%) Firewall
4 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.45%) DHCP
5 7 (10.45%) Internet
5 7 (10.45%) Wireshark
6 6 (8.96%) IPv4
6 6 (8.96%) IPv6
7 5 (7.46%) VPN
7 5 (7.46%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.97%) Kerberos
9 3 (4.48%) BGP
9 3 (4.48%) FTP
9 3 (4.48%) IPsec
9 3 (4.48%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (2.99%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.99%) NAS
10 2 (2.99%) VLAN
10 2 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.46%) SAP HANA
3 4 (5.97%) Apache Hive
3 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.97%) HBase
3 4 (5.97%) Sqoop
4 3 (4.48%) Big Data
5 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) JIRA
2 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.97%) fastlane
3 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.97%) Selenium
3 4 (5.97%) Xcode
4 3 (4.48%) CircleCI
4 3 (4.48%) CocoaPods
4 3 (4.48%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (4.48%) JUnit
4 3 (4.48%) Mockito
4 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Crashlytics
5 1 (1.49%) git-flow
5 1 (1.49%) GitLab
5 1 (1.49%) Postman
5 1 (1.49%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.49%) French Language
5 1 (1.49%) German Language
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Developer
2 24 (35.82%) Java Developer
3 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Python Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Android Developer
6 3 (4.48%) C Developer
6 3 (4.48%) iOS Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior C Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (4.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.99%) Scala Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Scala Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Tester
8 1 (1.49%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) JAAS
1 26 (38.81%) Spring
1 26 (38.81%) Spring Security
2 25 (37.31%) Kafka
3 22 (32.84%) Guice
4 21 (31.34%) RESTful
5 11 (16.42%) REST
6 6 (8.96%) Flask
6 6 (8.96%) JSON
6 6 (8.96%) LDAP
6 6 (8.96%) POSIX
6 6 (8.96%) SciPy
7 5 (7.46%) OAuth
7 5 (7.46%) SAML
7 5 (7.46%) Yocto
8 4 (5.97%) CSS
8 4 (5.97%) HTML
8 4 (5.97%) SOAP
9 3 (4.48%) HTML5
9 3 (4.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Virtual Team
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Device Driver
4 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.48%) iPad
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.99%) PKI
6 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.49%) IPTV
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.97%) Android
3 4 (5.97%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Test Automation
3 26 (38.81%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (37.31%) Microservices
5 24 (35.82%) AOP
5 24 (35.82%) Dependency Injection
6 23 (34.33%) Software Engineering
7 22 (32.84%) SDLC
8 18 (26.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
9 13 (19.40%) Mathematics
10 8 (11.94%) Analytics
11 7 (10.45%) Network Architecture
11 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (8.96%) Backlog Refinement
12 6 (8.96%) Data Science
12 6 (8.96%) DevOps
12 6 (8.96%) Product Backlog
13 5 (7.46%) Front End Development
13 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 37 (55.22%) Java
2 29 (43.28%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) Kotlin
4 21 (31.34%) Java 8
4 21 (31.34%) Scala
5 20 (29.85%) Python
6 9 (13.43%) C
7 4 (5.97%) Apple Swift
7 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.97%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.97%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.49%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.49%) Go
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) SOQL
8 1 (1.49%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) CCNP
1 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.99%) CCIE
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.49%) CISM
3 1 (1.49%) CISSP
3 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (43.28%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) HDFS
3 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) Samba
4 1 (1.49%) UAG
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (40.30%) Kubernetes
2 20 (29.85%) Prometheus
2 20 (29.85%) Zipkin
3 4 (5.97%) Ambari
3 4 (5.97%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (5.97%) Oozie
3 4 (5.97%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.49%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.49%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) Rancher
4 1 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.49%) Terraform
4 1 (1.49%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) SAP
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco
2 4 (5.97%) Cloudera
2 4 (5.97%) Hortonworks
3 3 (4.48%) Apple
3 3 (4.48%) CyberArk
3 3 (4.48%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.99%) F5
4 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) NetApp
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec
5 1 (1.49%) webMethods