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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 47 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs citing HTTP 31 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.41% 1.86% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.30% 8.54% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 1
Median daily rate £375 £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +112.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +260.00%
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
233 199 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.60% 21.75% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 68 85
Median daily rate £385 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 2016, 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 34 (58.62%) Linux
2 32 (55.17%) DNS
2 32 (55.17%) SSL
3 25 (43.10%) Windows
4 21 (36.21%) Python
4 21 (36.21%) .NET
4 21 (36.21%) CSS
5 20 (34.48%) C#
5 20 (34.48%) TCP/IP
6 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 18 (31.03%) Nagios
6 18 (31.03%) Degree
6 18 (31.03%) Puppet
6 18 (31.03%) High Availability
7 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
7 17 (29.31%) Web Services
8 16 (27.59%) LDAP
8 16 (27.59%) SMTP
9 15 (25.86%) Red Hat
9 15 (25.86%) Marketing
9 15 (25.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (24.14%) Computer Science
10 14 (24.14%) REST
10 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (24.14%) Apache
10 14 (24.14%) PHP
11 13 (22.41%) Perl
11 13 (22.41%) MySQL
11 13 (22.41%) VB
11 13 (22.41%) WebLogic

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 14 (24.14%) Apache
2 13 (22.41%) JBoss
2 13 (22.41%) nginx
2 13 (22.41%) OpenStack
2 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
2 13 (22.41%) WebLogic
3 11 (18.97%) IIS
4 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.62%) Node.js
6 4 (6.90%) Drupal
6 4 (6.90%) Joomla!
6 4 (6.90%) WordPress
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Boomi
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (55.17%) DNS
1 32 (55.17%) SSL
2 20 (34.48%) TCP/IP
3 16 (27.59%) LDAP
3 16 (27.59%) SMTP
4 13 (22.41%) VPN
5 12 (20.69%) BGP
6 11 (18.97%) DHCP
6 11 (18.97%) IPsec
6 11 (18.97%) IPv6
6 11 (18.97%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (15.52%) Wireshark
8 6 (10.34%) Internet
9 5 (8.62%) Firewall
9 5 (8.62%) HTTPS
9 5 (8.62%) SSH
10 4 (6.90%) FTP
11 3 (5.17%) OSPF
11 3 (5.17%) RIP
11 3 (5.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.17%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Fiddler
3 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (25.86%) Marketing
2 3 (5.17%) German Language
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Support Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) VMware Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) VMware Support Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Applications Support
4 9 (15.52%) Applications Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Linux Support
5 7 (12.07%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Escalation Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) IP Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) .NET
1 21 (36.21%) CSS
2 17 (29.31%) Web Services
3 14 (24.14%) REST
4 13 (22.41%) LAMP
4 13 (22.41%) LEMP Stack
4 13 (22.41%) MCollective
5 10 (17.24%) XML
6 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.34%) HTML
7 6 (10.34%) Middleware
8 5 (8.62%) Ajax
8 5 (8.62%) FastCGI
8 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.62%) jQuery
8 5 (8.62%) LINQ
8 5 (8.62%) WCF
8 5 (8.62%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 5 (8.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.97%) Public Cloud
3 9 (15.52%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.62%) Animation
4 5 (8.62%) DataPower
4 5 (8.62%) User Experience
5 3 (5.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Linux
2 25 (43.10%) Windows
3 15 (25.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Ubuntu
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
5 8 (13.79%) Unix
6 1 (1.72%) AIX
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) High Availability
2 13 (22.41%) Configuration Management
3 12 (20.69%) Load Balancing
3 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
4 10 (17.24%) Presales
4 10 (17.24%) Process Improvement
4 10 (17.24%) Workflow
5 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.52%) MVC
5 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
6 7 (12.07%) Web Development
7 6 (10.34%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.62%) Open Source
8 5 (8.62%) Scrum
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.17%) DDoS Mitigation
10 3 (5.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (5.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) Python
2 20 (34.48%) C#
3 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 14 (24.14%) PHP
5 13 (22.41%) Perl
5 13 (22.41%) VB
6 12 (20.69%) C++
6 12 (20.69%) Java
7 9 (15.52%) C
7 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
7 9 (15.52%) VBScript
8 6 (10.34%) SQL
8 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
9 5 (8.62%) Ruby
9 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
10 4 (6.90%) VB6
11 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.72%) Groovy
11 1 (1.72%) Korn
11 1 (1.72%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Degree
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (13.79%) MCSA
3 8 (13.79%) MCSD
3 8 (13.79%) MCSE
4 3 (5.17%) CCNP
4 3 (5.17%) CCSA
4 3 (5.17%) CCSE
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.17%) CISSP
4 3 (5.17%) MCITP
4 3 (5.17%) MCTS
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) qmail
1 13 (22.41%) Squid
2 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.17%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) Nagios
1 18 (31.03%) Puppet
2 13 (22.41%) Cacti
2 13 (22.41%) collectd
2 13 (22.41%) Ganglia
2 13 (22.41%) Graphite
2 13 (22.41%) logstash
2 13 (22.41%) ZABBIX
3 10 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (8.62%) Ansible
5 3 (5.17%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.45%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) Red Hat
3 13 (22.41%) Splunk
3 13 (22.41%) VMware
4 6 (10.34%) IBM
5 4 (6.90%) F5
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle
6 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.17%) CA
6 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.72%) Concur
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) NetScout
7 1 (1.72%) SAP