The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 54 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 1.71% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.54% 6.11% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £383 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +53.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £253 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £415 £355
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%
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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
153 262 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.39% 28.08% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 83 77
Average daily rate £338 £338 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (65.22%) XML
2 14 (60.87%) JMS
3 13 (56.52%) IBM
4 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
4 12 (52.17%) DataPower
5 11 (47.83%) SOAP
6 10 (43.48%) WSDL
6 10 (43.48%) High Availability
6 10 (43.48%) Big Data
6 10 (43.48%) Low Latency
7 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
7 9 (39.13%) DB2
8 8 (34.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (34.78%) HTML
9 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
10 6 (26.09%) Middleware
10 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 5 (21.74%) Java
11 5 (21.74%) Linux
11 5 (21.74%) UNIX
11 5 (21.74%) Windows
11 5 (21.74%) Finance
11 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (21.74%) SSL
12 4 (17.39%) Internet
12 4 (17.39%) Garbage Collection
13 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
13 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
13 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 8 (34.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) SSL
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) RTP
4 1 (4.35%) Skype
4 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Big Data
2 9 (39.13%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Web Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Web Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Back Office Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Architect
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Products Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) XML
2 14 (60.87%) JMS
3 11 (47.83%) SOAP
4 10 (43.48%) WSDL
5 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (26.09%) Middleware
8 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) XHTML
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
9 2 (8.70%) CSS
9 2 (8.70%) XSLT
9 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (4.35%) jQuery
10 1 (4.35%) RESTful
10 1 (4.35%) HTML5
10 1 (4.35%) CSS3
10 1 (4.35%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) DataPower
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) High Availability
1 10 (43.48%) Low Latency
2 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Garbage Collection
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) JVM Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.35%) Product Marketing
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) XPath
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) IBM Certification
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Google
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