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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 82 80 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Contract jobs citing HTTP 30 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.22% 1.89% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.97% 7.37% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 10
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£398 £260 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.88% -17.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £203 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.09%
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
604 624 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.61% 25.57% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 204 199
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 23
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +2 10 £450 +17.64% 11
Maidenhead +1 9 £398 +47.22% 1
Bracknell -1 4 £406 -4.41% 1
Newbury - 4 - - 2
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 36 (42.35%) Windows
2 28 (32.94%) HTML
3 27 (31.76%) DNS
4 25 (29.41%) Firewall
4 25 (29.41%) Cisco
4 25 (29.41%) XML
5 24 (28.24%) VPN
6 23 (27.06%) SMTP
6 23 (27.06%) Java
6 23 (27.06%) CheckPoint
7 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
7 22 (25.88%) TCP/IP
8 21 (24.71%) WAN
8 21 (24.71%) LAN
8 21 (24.71%) MPLS
8 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
8 21 (24.71%) Windows 7
9 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (21.18%) IBM
11 17 (20.00%) Back Office
11 17 (20.00%) Linux
11 17 (20.00%) JMS
11 17 (20.00%) SOAP
12 15 (17.65%) UNIX
12 15 (17.65%) MS Visio
12 15 (17.65%) Project Management
12 15 (17.65%) WebSphere
13 14 (16.47%) Apache
13 14 (16.47%) DB2
14 13 (15.29%) CSS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 14 (16.47%) Apache
3 12 (14.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (9.41%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.88%) IIS
6 4 (4.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (4.71%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.76%) DNS
2 25 (29.41%) Firewall
3 24 (28.24%) VPN
4 23 (27.06%) SMTP
5 22 (25.88%) TCP/IP
6 21 (24.71%) WAN
6 21 (24.71%) LAN
6 21 (24.71%) MPLS
7 13 (15.29%) SSL
8 10 (11.76%) Internet
9 8 (9.41%) HTTPS
10 6 (7.06%) FTP
10 6 (7.06%) Skype
11 4 (4.71%) 4G
11 4 (4.71%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (4.71%) SNMP
11 4 (4.71%) 3G
12 3 (3.53%) Wireshark
13 2 (2.35%) SIGTRAN
13 2 (2.35%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) DB2
2 11 (12.94%) Big Data
3 4 (4.71%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.18%) SQLite
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) JIRA
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.35%) Introscope
2 2 (2.35%) Subversion
2 2 (2.35%) Maven
3 1 (1.18%) XMLSpy
3 1 (1.18%) JUnit
3 1 (1.18%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.18%) QUnit
3 1 (1.18%) Grunt
3 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.18%) JSHint
3 1 (1.18%) Bower
3 1 (1.18%) webpack
3 1 (1.18%) gulp
General
1 17 (20.00%) Back Office
2 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.24%) Finance
4 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 5 (5.88%) Marketing
5 4 (4.71%) Front Office
6 2 (2.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Developer
2 12 (14.12%) Architect
3 11 (12.94%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (9.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Network Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Web Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Web Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.94%) HTML
2 25 (29.41%) XML
3 17 (20.00%) JMS
3 17 (20.00%) SOAP
4 13 (15.29%) CSS
4 13 (15.29%) RESTful
5 12 (14.12%) WSDL
6 10 (11.76%) HTML5
6 10 (11.76%) CSS3
6 10 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 9 (10.59%) Backbone.js
7 9 (10.59%) Middleware
7 9 (10.59%) DOM
8 8 (9.41%) Dojo
8 8 (9.41%) XHTML
9 6 (7.06%) LAMP
9 6 (7.06%) Web Services
9 6 (7.06%) .NET
10 5 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) DataPower
2 11 (12.94%) User Experience
3 8 (9.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.53%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Windows
2 21 (24.71%) Windows 7
3 17 (20.00%) Linux
4 15 (17.65%) UNIX
5 4 (4.71%) Android
5 4 (4.71%) AIX
6 2 (2.35%) Solaris
6 2 (2.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.18%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.18%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.65%) Project Management
3 11 (12.94%) High Availability
3 11 (12.94%) User Stories
3 11 (12.94%) Low Latency
4 10 (11.76%) Web Development
5 9 (10.59%) OO
6 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.24%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.24%) TDD
8 6 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.06%) Garbage Collection
9 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.71%) Memory Management
11 3 (3.53%) BDD
11 3 (3.53%) Feature Driven Development
11 3 (3.53%) Analytics
11 3 (3.53%) Scrum
11 3 (3.53%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) Java
2 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.24%) Perl
4 6 (7.06%) PHP
4 6 (7.06%) C#
4 6 (7.06%) Python
5 5 (5.88%) C++
6 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.71%) SQL
6 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.71%) Jython
7 3 (3.53%) Groovy
7 3 (3.53%) Scala
8 2 (2.35%) C
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.06%) CCNA
2 6 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (7.06%) MCITP
3 2 (2.35%) CISSP
3 2 (2.35%) IBM Certification
3 2 (2.35%) CCSA
3 2 (2.35%) CCSE
3 2 (2.35%) CCNP
4 1 (1.18%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Cisco
2 23 (27.06%) CheckPoint
3 18 (21.18%) IBM
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle
5 6 (7.06%) VMware
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.53%) Adobe
8 2 (2.35%) SAP
8 2 (2.35%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.35%) F5
8 2 (2.35%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.18%) Assembla
9 1 (1.18%) webMethods
9 1 (1.18%) Google
9 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.18%) Software AG
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