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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 92 99 97
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 31 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 1.14% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.70% 4.28% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+116.81% -33.52%
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
660 678 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.82% 26.56% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 227 218
Average daily rate £363 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +9 14 £408 +1.87% 15
Slough +7 4 £215 - 5
Bracknell +4 2 £475 +63.79% 3
Maidenhead -3 2 £270 -32.50%
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (41.94%) HTML
2 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.71%) CSS
4 19 (30.65%) RESTful
4 19 (30.65%) DOM
4 19 (30.65%) User Stories
4 19 (30.65%) Mobile App
5 18 (29.03%) Backbone.js
5 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
5 18 (29.03%) HTML5
5 18 (29.03%) CSS3
5 18 (29.03%) OO
5 18 (29.03%) Dojo
6 15 (24.19%) Telecoms
6 15 (24.19%) Internet
7 14 (22.58%) Windows
7 14 (22.58%) Linux
8 13 (20.97%) Java
9 12 (19.35%) FTP
10 11 (17.74%) DNS
10 11 (17.74%) HTTPS
11 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (16.13%) .NET
12 9 (14.52%) IIS
12 9 (14.52%) Degree
13 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
13 8 (12.90%) UNIX
13 8 (12.90%) JMS
13 8 (12.90%) HP
13 8 (12.90%) Shell Script

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (14.52%) IIS
2 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.06%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.61%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Force.com
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) Internet
2 12 (19.35%) FTP
3 11 (17.74%) DNS
3 11 (17.74%) HTTPS
4 6 (9.68%) Firewall
4 6 (9.68%) GSM
4 6 (9.68%) SSL
4 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.06%) VPN
5 5 (8.06%) UMTS
5 5 (8.06%) WAN
6 4 (6.45%) INAP
6 4 (6.45%) DAB
6 4 (6.45%) GPRS
6 4 (6.45%) IPv6
6 4 (6.45%) SMTP
6 4 (6.45%) LAN
6 4 (6.45%) 4G
7 3 (4.84%) SMS
7 3 (4.84%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Maven
2 4 (6.45%) Selenium
2 4 (6.45%) Ant
2 4 (6.45%) JUnit
2 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.45%) JBehave
3 3 (4.84%) JProfiler
3 3 (4.84%) Gradle
3 3 (4.84%) Toad
3 3 (4.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.84%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.84%) Introscope
3 3 (4.84%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (3.23%) XMLSpy
4 2 (3.23%) WinDbg
5 1 (1.61%) Trac
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (24.19%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Designer
5 3 (4.84%) SOA Designer
5 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 2 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) HTML
2 24 (38.71%) CSS
3 19 (30.65%) RESTful
3 19 (30.65%) DOM
4 18 (29.03%) Backbone.js
4 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
4 18 (29.03%) HTML5
4 18 (29.03%) CSS3
4 18 (29.03%) Dojo
5 10 (16.13%) .NET
6 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 8 (12.90%) JMS
7 7 (11.29%) XML
8 5 (8.06%) Middleware
9 4 (6.45%) CCXML
9 4 (6.45%) VXML
9 4 (6.45%) WML
9 4 (6.45%) Web Services
9 4 (6.45%) WAP
10 3 (4.84%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.06%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Open Source
4 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.84%) DTV
5 2 (3.23%) Streaming Media
5 2 (3.23%) IPTV
5 2 (3.23%) MPEG
5 2 (3.23%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) IVR
6 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) UNIX
3 7 (11.29%) Solaris
4 2 (3.23%) HPUX
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) User Stories
2 18 (29.03%) OO
3 7 (11.29%) Software Testing
4 6 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
5 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.45%) Validation
5 4 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (6.45%) ITIL
6 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.84%) SOA
6 3 (4.84%) UML
6 3 (4.84%) Workflow
6 3 (4.84%) Project Management
6 3 (4.84%) Web Development
7 2 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.97%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 7 (11.29%) SQL
5 5 (8.06%) C++
6 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.84%) VB
7 3 (4.84%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) AWK
8 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.52%) Degree
3 7 (11.29%) ISEB
4 6 (9.68%) CCNA
4 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.84%) MCSE
6 3 (4.84%) MCSA
6 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.23%) MCPD
7 2 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.23%) CCNP
8 1 (1.61%) CCIE
8 1 (1.61%) CNE
8 1 (1.61%) Novell Certification
8 1 (1.61%) CCVP
8 1 (1.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) COBIT
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) KVM
4 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) nmon
2 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) HP
2 7 (11.29%) Cisco
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) F5
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.84%) webMethods
5 3 (4.84%) Software AG
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
6 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.23%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Juniper
7 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.61%) Lotus
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.61%) Redknee
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