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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 49 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing HTTP 17 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.90% 0.61% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.81% 2.50% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £200 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -43.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £200 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -44.05%
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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
193 240 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.52% 24.34% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 82 70
Average daily rate £350 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.90 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
3 12 (52.17%) JMS
3 12 (52.17%) SOAP
4 11 (47.83%) IBM
5 10 (43.48%) WSDL
5 10 (43.48%) DataPower
5 10 (43.48%) High Availability
5 10 (43.48%) Low Latency
5 10 (43.48%) Big Data
6 9 (39.13%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) DB2
7 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
7 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
8 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (26.09%) Java
8 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 6 (26.09%) UNIX
9 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (21.74%) Middleware
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (17.39%) Internet
10 4 (17.39%) Garbage Collection
10 4 (17.39%) SSL
10 4 (17.39%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) Windows
10 4 (17.39%) Linux
11 3 (13.04%) XHTML
11 3 (13.04%) C#
11 3 (13.04%) C++

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) 3GPP
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) 3G
3 1 (4.35%) RTP
3 1 (4.35%) SS7
3 1 (4.35%) ISUP
3 1 (4.35%) Skype
3 1 (4.35%) 4G
3 1 (4.35%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (4.35%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (4.35%) GGSN
3 1 (4.35%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Big Data
2 7 (30.43%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Back Office
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
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 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Products Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) XML
2 12 (52.17%) JMS
2 12 (52.17%) SOAP
3 10 (43.48%) WSDL
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (21.74%) Middleware
6 3 (13.04%) XHTML
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (8.70%) CSS
7 2 (8.70%) XSLT
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
8 1 (4.35%) XSD
8 1 (4.35%) XSL
8 1 (4.35%) EJB
8 1 (4.35%) J2EE
8 1 (4.35%) JavaBeans
8 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) DataPower
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) FreeBSD
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
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