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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 68 47 76
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Contract jobs citing HTTP 7 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 3.59% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.63% 15.35% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 12
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£250 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £325 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £389 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
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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
193 254 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.61% 23.41% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 130
Average daily rate £350 £284 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.34% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -32.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
1 9 (47.37%) Internet
2 8 (42.11%) FTP
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Maven
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) UNIX
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) SMTP
4 5 (26.32%) HTTPS
4 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
5 4 (21.05%) VXML
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (21.05%) JMS
5 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) Ant
5 4 (21.05%) JUnit
5 4 (21.05%) SaaS
5 4 (21.05%) Selenium
5 4 (21.05%) CCXML

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Internet
2 8 (42.11%) FTP
3 5 (26.32%) SMTP
3 5 (26.32%) HTTPS
4 4 (21.05%) SSH
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) DVB
6 2 (10.53%) RTP
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) RTSP
6 2 (10.53%) Multicast
7 1 (5.26%) Ethereal
7 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
7 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
7 1 (5.26%) snoop
7 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Ant
2 4 (21.05%) JUnit
2 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) JBehave
3 3 (15.79%) Gradle
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Trac
4 1 (5.26%) WinDbg
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) CCXML
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) JMS
4 4 (21.05%) VXML
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (5.26%) FastCGI
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) LAMP
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) Java SE
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Video on Demand
2 2 (10.53%) MPEG
2 2 (10.53%) Streaming Media
2 2 (10.53%) IPTV
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) FreeBSD
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Web Development
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) AWK
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCPD
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) F5
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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