The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 92 100 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 32 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 1.20% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 4.59% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 26
Average daily rate
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£341 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
HTTP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
665 676 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.10% 26.20% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 213 226
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 10 £375 +3.44% 12
Slough 0 6 £225 -50.00% 4
Bracknell +2 2 £475 +63.79% 1
Maidenhead +2 2 £225 -43.75% 1
Newbury - - - - 1
Windsor - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - - 1
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 31 (43.66%) HTML
1 31 (43.66%) JavaScript
2 28 (39.44%) CSS
3 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.17%) Internet
4 20 (28.17%) RESTful
4 20 (28.17%) User Stories
5 19 (26.76%) CSS3
5 19 (26.76%) HTML5
5 19 (26.76%) DOM
6 18 (25.35%) Windows
6 18 (25.35%) Mobile App
6 18 (25.35%) User Experience
7 17 (23.94%) Backbone.js
7 17 (23.94%) AngularJS
7 17 (23.94%) Linux
7 17 (23.94%) OO
7 17 (23.94%) Java
7 17 (23.94%) FTP
7 17 (23.94%) Dojo
8 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
9 15 (21.13%) DNS
9 15 (21.13%) HTTPS
10 14 (19.72%) .NET
11 13 (18.31%) SQL
11 13 (18.31%) IIS
11 13 (18.31%) UNIX
12 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET
12 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (15.49%) Degree

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.31%) IIS
2 8 (11.27%) Apache
3 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
3 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.41%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Force.com
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) Internet
2 17 (23.94%) FTP
3 15 (21.13%) DNS
3 15 (21.13%) HTTPS
4 10 (14.08%) SSL
4 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.86%) GSM
6 6 (8.45%) Firewall
6 6 (8.45%) UMTS
6 6 (8.45%) SMTP
7 5 (7.04%) 4G
7 5 (7.04%) VPN
7 5 (7.04%) WAN
7 5 (7.04%) INAP
8 4 (5.63%) DAB
8 4 (5.63%) ISUP
8 4 (5.63%) SCCP
8 4 (5.63%) IPv6
8 4 (5.63%) LAN
8 4 (5.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) MySQL
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Maven
2 4 (5.63%) Ant
2 4 (5.63%) JUnit
2 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.63%) JBehave
2 4 (5.63%) Selenium
3 3 (4.23%) Gradle
3 3 (4.23%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (4.23%) JProfiler
3 3 (4.23%) Toad
3 3 (4.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.23%) Introscope
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) XMLSpy
4 2 (2.82%) WinDbg
4 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.41%) Trac
5 1 (1.41%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Designer
7 3 (4.23%) SOA Designer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) HTML
2 28 (39.44%) CSS
3 20 (28.17%) RESTful
4 19 (26.76%) CSS3
4 19 (26.76%) HTML5
4 19 (26.76%) DOM
5 17 (23.94%) Backbone.js
5 17 (23.94%) AngularJS
5 17 (23.94%) Dojo
6 14 (19.72%) .NET
7 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET
8 10 (14.08%) XML
9 9 (12.68%) JMS
10 5 (7.04%) Web Services
10 5 (7.04%) Middleware
11 4 (5.63%) VXML
11 4 (5.63%) WML
11 4 (5.63%) WAP
11 4 (5.63%) CCXML
12 3 (4.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Mobile App
1 18 (25.35%) User Experience
2 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.45%) Open Source
4 5 (7.04%) Smart Meter
5 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.23%) DTV
7 2 (2.82%) Streaming Media
7 2 (2.82%) IPTV
7 2 (2.82%) MPEG
7 2 (2.82%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.41%) IVR
8 1 (1.41%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Windows
2 17 (23.94%) Linux
3 13 (18.31%) UNIX
4 7 (9.86%) Solaris
5 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) HPUX
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) User Stories
3 17 (23.94%) OO
4 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.86%) Software Testing
5 6 (8.45%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (7.04%) ITIL
6 5 (7.04%) Validation
6 5 (7.04%) Web Development
7 4 (5.63%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.23%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.23%) SOA
8 3 (4.23%) CRM
8 3 (4.23%) UML
8 3 (4.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.94%) Java
3 13 (18.31%) SQL
4 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.86%) C++
6 4 (5.63%) PHP
6 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.23%) VB
8 2 (2.82%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) Perl
8 2 (2.82%) C#
8 2 (2.82%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.41%) Groovy
9 1 (1.41%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.41%) Scala
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 9 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.86%) ISEB
4 5 (7.04%) CCNA
5 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.23%) MCSE
6 3 (4.23%) MCSA
6 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.82%) MCPD
7 2 (2.82%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.82%) MCTS
7 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) CNE
8 1 (1.41%) Novell Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CCVP
8 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) COBIT
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) KVM
4 1 (1.41%) NFS
4 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) nmon
2 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) HP
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle
4 4 (5.63%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.23%) F5
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.23%) Citrix
5 3 (4.23%) Software AG
5 3 (4.23%) SAP
5 3 (4.23%) webMethods
6 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.82%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) Lotus
7 1 (1.41%) Dell
7 1 (1.41%) Juniper
7 1 (1.41%) Informatica
7 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
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