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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 51 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 18 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.51% 2.24% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.23% 8.64% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 2
Median daily rate £500 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £335 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -5.06%

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
195 243 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.16% 25.88% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 118 96
Median daily rate £325 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £300 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
1 17 (56.67%) Python
1 17 (56.67%) Bash Shell
2 15 (50.00%) DevOps
3 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (40.00%) ICMP
4 11 (36.67%) Unix
4 11 (36.67%) Java
4 11 (36.67%) Debian
4 11 (36.67%) Ubuntu
4 11 (36.67%) Ansible
4 11 (36.67%) CentOS
4 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 10 (33.33%) SELinux
5 10 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 10 (33.33%) SSH
6 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (30.00%) DNS
7 8 (26.67%) C
8 7 (23.33%) OO
8 7 (23.33%) SMTP
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco
9 6 (20.00%) Ruby
9 6 (20.00%) OCaml
9 6 (20.00%) Haskell

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 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) ICMP
1 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (33.33%) SSH
3 9 (30.00%) DNS
4 7 (23.33%) SMTP
5 5 (16.67%) AMQP
6 3 (10.00%) BGP
6 3 (10.00%) H.323
6 3 (10.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (10.00%) MGCP
6 3 (10.00%) MPLS
6 3 (10.00%) OSPF
6 3 (10.00%) PBX
6 3 (10.00%) RTP
6 3 (10.00%) SCCP
6 3 (10.00%) SNMP
7 2 (6.67%) HSRP
7 2 (6.67%) Telnet
7 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.33%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) GoCD
2 6 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.33%) DbUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) jMock
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Billing
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Python Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Java Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Open Source Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) IP Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (20.00%) JSON
1 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (10.00%) CGI
2 3 (10.00%) Laravel
2 3 (10.00%) Symfony
2 3 (10.00%) XMPP
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) Java EE
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) PowerMock
4 1 (3.33%) Servlets
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Struts
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 5 (16.67%) Public Cloud
1 5 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Digital TV
2 1 (3.33%) MPEG
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
2 1 (3.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) CentOS
2 11 (36.67%) Debian
2 11 (36.67%) Ubuntu
2 11 (36.67%) Unix
3 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) DevOps
2 10 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) API Development
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (20.00%) Microservices
5 6 (20.00%) SOLID
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) Patch Management
7 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (13.33%) Product Management
8 3 (10.00%) Open Source Development
9 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Bash Shell
1 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
1 17 (56.67%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) C
4 6 (20.00%) F#
4 6 (20.00%) Go
4 6 (20.00%) Haskell
4 6 (20.00%) OCaml
4 6 (20.00%) PHP
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) Rust
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Korn
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.33%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CCVP
4 3 (10.00%) CCIE
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCDA
5 1 (3.33%) CCIP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Ceph
2 1 (3.33%) Dovecot
2 1 (3.33%) iptables
2 1 (3.33%) KVM
2 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.33%) Squid
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Ansible
2 10 (33.33%) SELinux
3 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (3.33%) Cacti
5 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.33%) Nagios
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (3.33%) Puppet
5 1 (3.33%) RANCID
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) VMware