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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 59 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing HTTP 17 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.66% 0.84% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.25% 3.45% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £245 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+280.00% -58.04%
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
206 261 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.12% 24.32% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 98 74
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 14 (56.00%) SOAP
2 13 (52.00%) XML
3 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (40.00%) JMS
4 10 (40.00%) UNIX
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 9 (36.00%) IBM
6 8 (32.00%) DataPower
6 8 (32.00%) High Availability
6 8 (32.00%) Big Data
6 8 (32.00%) WSDL
6 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) Low Latency
7 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (24.00%) Java
9 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.00%) DB2
9 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (20.00%) Solaris
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (20.00%) 3G
9 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.00%) 4G
9 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (16.00%) 2G
10 4 (16.00%) XCAP
10 4 (16.00%) SCTP
10 4 (16.00%) LTE

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (16.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) 3G
2 5 (20.00%) 4G
3 4 (16.00%) LTE
3 4 (16.00%) MGW
3 4 (16.00%) SCTP
3 4 (16.00%) XCAP
3 4 (16.00%) M3UA
3 4 (16.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) SSL
3 4 (16.00%) Internet
3 4 (16.00%) LDAP
3 4 (16.00%) GSM
3 4 (16.00%) VoIP
3 4 (16.00%) SMPP
3 4 (16.00%) Megaco
3 4 (16.00%) TCAP
3 4 (16.00%) SCCP
3 4 (16.00%) INAP
3 4 (16.00%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Big Data
2 5 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Products Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) SOAP
2 13 (52.00%) XML
3 10 (40.00%) JMS
4 8 (32.00%) WSDL
4 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (16.00%) Middleware
6 3 (12.00%) XHTML
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) XSLT
8 1 (4.00%) JavaBeans
8 1 (4.00%) LAMP
8 1 (4.00%) Spring
8 1 (4.00%) XSD
8 1 (4.00%) XSL
8 1 (4.00%) J2EE
8 1 (4.00%) EJB
8 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) DataPower
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Solaris
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) HPUX
4 1 (4.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) High Availability
1 8 (32.00%) Low Latency
2 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Memory Management
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Web Development
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.00%) Product Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) SOA
4 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) XPath
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) PMP
1 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) F5
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