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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 51 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 25 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.54% 0.68% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.83% 3.21% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 5
Average daily rate £350 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £358 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £418 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -8.88%
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
283 187 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.73% 21.35% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 31 (63.27%) Linux
2 30 (61.22%) SSL
3 22 (44.90%) DNS
4 20 (40.82%) Web Services
5 19 (38.78%) LDAP
5 19 (38.78%) SMTP
6 18 (36.73%) IBM
6 18 (36.73%) WebSphere
7 16 (32.65%) IBM Integration Bus
7 16 (32.65%) Python
8 15 (30.61%) DataPower
8 15 (30.61%) High Availability
9 14 (28.57%) Apache
9 14 (28.57%) Middleware
9 14 (28.57%) Client/Server
10 13 (26.53%) LAMP
10 13 (26.53%) VMware
10 13 (26.53%) Squid
10 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
10 13 (26.53%) Nagios
10 13 (26.53%) JBoss
10 13 (26.53%) Tomcat
10 13 (26.53%) Perl
10 13 (26.53%) MySQL
10 13 (26.53%) WebLogic
10 13 (26.53%) Puppet
10 13 (26.53%) Splunk
10 13 (26.53%) OpenStack
10 13 (26.53%) ZABBIX
10 13 (26.53%) Cacti

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (36.73%) WebSphere
2 14 (28.57%) Apache
3 13 (26.53%) JBoss
3 13 (26.53%) nginx
3 13 (26.53%) OpenStack
3 13 (26.53%) Tomcat
3 13 (26.53%) WebLogic
4 6 (12.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (8.16%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.04%) IIS
7 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (61.22%) SSL
2 22 (44.90%) DNS
3 19 (38.78%) LDAP
3 19 (38.78%) SMTP
4 11 (22.45%) FTP
5 10 (20.41%) SSH
6 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.08%) HTTPS
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
8 1 (2.04%) DHCP
8 1 (2.04%) Firewall
8 1 (2.04%) Internet
8 1 (2.04%) IPsec
8 1 (2.04%) LAN
8 1 (2.04%) SAN
8 1 (2.04%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 9 (18.37%) DB2
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) VMware Support Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Applications Support
5 7 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Linux Support
5 7 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.12%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) Web Services
2 16 (32.65%) IBM Integration Bus
3 14 (28.57%) Middleware
4 13 (26.53%) LAMP
4 13 (26.53%) LEMP Stack
4 13 (26.53%) MCollective
5 11 (22.45%) JMS
5 11 (22.45%) REST
6 10 (20.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (18.37%) SOAP
8 7 (14.29%) CSS
9 6 (12.24%) jQuery
10 3 (6.12%) J2EE
10 3 (6.12%) XML
11 1 (2.04%) .NET
11 1 (2.04%) CSS3
11 1 (2.04%) HTML
11 1 (2.04%) HTML5
11 1 (2.04%) WAP
11 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) DataPower
2 14 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 7 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (12.24%) Clustering
4 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
5 5 (10.20%) Animation
5 5 (10.20%) User Experience
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) AIX
3 5 (10.20%) Solaris
3 5 (10.20%) Unix
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) High Availability
2 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) Load Balancing
3 8 (16.33%) Migration
4 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
5 6 (12.24%) Service Management
6 5 (10.20%) Scrum
7 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.08%) API Integration
9 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL
9 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.08%) Product Management
10 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Python
2 13 (26.53%) Perl
3 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.24%) PHP
4 4 (8.16%) AWK
4 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.16%) Korn
4 4 (8.16%) sed
4 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.08%) SQL
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) qmail
1 13 (26.53%) Squid
2 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) Cacti
1 13 (26.53%) collectd
1 13 (26.53%) Ganglia
1 13 (26.53%) Graphite
1 13 (26.53%) logstash
1 13 (26.53%) Nagios
1 13 (26.53%) Puppet
1 13 (26.53%) ZABBIX
2 5 (10.20%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.08%) Perfmon
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) IBM
2 13 (26.53%) Splunk
2 13 (26.53%) VMware
3 9 (18.37%) CA
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle
5 4 (8.16%) Ab Initio
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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