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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 60 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing HTTP 7 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 1.90% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.89% 8.23% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
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£388 £390 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +16.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +59.29%
HTTP
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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
180 231 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.61% 23.08% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 80 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1014.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
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 28 January 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 10 (62.50%) UNIX
2 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (31.25%) 3G
5 5 (31.25%) Solaris
5 5 (31.25%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) 4G
6 4 (25.00%) SCTP
6 4 (25.00%) MGW
6 4 (25.00%) XCAP
6 4 (25.00%) M3UA
6 4 (25.00%) LTE
6 4 (25.00%) 2G
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) LDAP
6 4 (25.00%) GSM
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) SMPP
6 4 (25.00%) Megaco
6 4 (25.00%) TCAP
6 4 (25.00%) SCCP
6 4 (25.00%) INAP
7 3 (18.75%) SMTP

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) 3G
2 5 (31.25%) 4G
3 4 (25.00%) SCTP
3 4 (25.00%) MGW
3 4 (25.00%) XCAP
3 4 (25.00%) M3UA
3 4 (25.00%) LTE
3 4 (25.00%) 2G
3 4 (25.00%) LDAP
3 4 (25.00%) GSM
3 4 (25.00%) VoIP
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) SMPP
3 4 (25.00%) Megaco
3 4 (25.00%) TCAP
3 4 (25.00%) SCCP
3 4 (25.00%) INAP
4 3 (18.75%) SMTP
4 3 (18.75%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Environment Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) CSS3
4 2 (12.50%) XHTML
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) LAMP
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
5 1 (6.25%) LINQ
5 1 (6.25%) FastCGI
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Video on Demand
1 2 (12.50%) Streaming Media
1 2 (12.50%) IPTV
1 2 (12.50%) MPEG
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) UNIX
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Solaris
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) HPUX
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (12.50%) Email Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCTS
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.25%) F5
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