The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 60 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.64% 0.53% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 2.89% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £375 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £23.48 £61.25
% change year-on-year
-33.97% -61.66%
HTTP
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
174 173 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.22% 18.48% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 78 85
Median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) .NET
3 23 (53.49%) C#
4 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
4 22 (51.16%) DNS
5 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
6 18 (41.86%) SSL
7 16 (37.21%) CSS
7 16 (37.21%) Linux
8 15 (34.88%) C++
8 15 (34.88%) Marketing
8 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (32.56%) VB
9 14 (32.56%) Red Hat
9 14 (32.56%) BGP
10 13 (30.23%) VPN
10 13 (30.23%) IIS
10 13 (30.23%) XML
11 12 (27.91%) C
11 12 (27.91%) Java
11 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
11 12 (27.91%) DHCP
11 12 (27.91%) IPsec
11 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
11 12 (27.91%) Load Balancing
11 12 (27.91%) Software-Defined Networking
11 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
11 12 (27.91%) Public Cloud
11 12 (27.91%) Windows Server

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 13 (30.23%) IIS
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.30%) Drupal
3 4 (9.30%) Joomla!
3 4 (9.30%) WordPress
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Boomi
3 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) DNS
1 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
2 18 (41.86%) SSL
3 14 (32.56%) BGP
4 13 (30.23%) VPN
5 12 (27.91%) DHCP
5 12 (27.91%) IPsec
5 12 (27.91%) Software-Defined Networking
6 11 (25.58%) IPv6
6 11 (25.58%) Wireshark
7 6 (13.95%) Firewall
7 6 (13.95%) HTTPS
7 6 (13.95%) Internet
8 5 (11.63%) BIG-IP
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.63%) OSPF
8 5 (11.63%) RIP
8 5 (11.63%) SMTP
8 5 (11.63%) SNMP
8 5 (11.63%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) DB2
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.28%) Fiddler
3 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (34.88%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Escalation Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) IP Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) IP Security Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Development Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 16 (37.21%) CSS
3 13 (30.23%) XML
4 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.93%) REST
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.95%) HTML
6 6 (13.95%) Middleware
7 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET
7 5 (11.63%) Ajax
7 5 (11.63%) FastCGI
7 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
7 5 (11.63%) LINQ
7 5 (11.63%) Node.js
7 5 (11.63%) SOAP
7 5 (11.63%) WCF
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 5 (11.63%) WPF
8 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (9.30%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Public Cloud
2 9 (20.93%) Client/Server
3 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.63%) DataPower
4 5 (11.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Linux
3 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
5 9 (20.93%) Ubuntu
6 6 (13.95%) Unix
7 1 (2.33%) AIX
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Load Balancing
1 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
2 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Presales
3 10 (23.26%) Process Improvement
3 10 (23.26%) Workflow
4 9 (20.93%) MVC
5 7 (16.28%) Open Source
6 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.63%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (11.63%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 5 (11.63%) High Availability
6 5 (11.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (11.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (11.63%) Web Development
7 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
8 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (6.98%) DevOps
8 3 (6.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C#
2 15 (34.88%) C++
3 14 (32.56%) VB
4 12 (27.91%) C
4 12 (27.91%) Java
4 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
5 10 (23.26%) VBScript
6 9 (20.93%) PHP
7 6 (13.95%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
8 5 (11.63%) Python
8 5 (11.63%) Ruby
8 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
9 4 (9.30%) VB6
10 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.60%) MCSA
2 8 (18.60%) MCSD
2 8 (18.60%) MCSE
3 5 (11.63%) CCNP
3 5 (11.63%) CCSA
3 5 (11.63%) CCSE
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.63%) CISSP
4 3 (6.98%) MCITP
4 3 (6.98%) MCTS
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.63%) ProxySG
3 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (11.63%) Ansible
2 5 (11.63%) FortiGate
2 5 (11.63%) Nagios
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.95%) F5
4 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
4 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) CA
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle
7 1 (2.33%) Concur
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) NetScout
7 1 (2.33%) SAP