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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 61 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing HTTP 8 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 3.68% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 15.63% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
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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
190 256 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.97% 23.57% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 100 95
Average daily rate £350 £390 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 December 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 December 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 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (35.71%) 3G
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (35.71%) 4G
5 4 (28.57%) M3UA
5 4 (28.57%) LTE
5 4 (28.57%) MGW
5 4 (28.57%) SCTP
5 4 (28.57%) XCAP
5 4 (28.57%) SMPP
5 4 (28.57%) Megaco
5 4 (28.57%) TCAP
5 4 (28.57%) 2G
5 4 (28.57%) SCCP
5 4 (28.57%) INAP
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) LDAP
5 4 (28.57%) GSM
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (21.43%) SMTP
6 3 (21.43%) FTP

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) 3G
2 5 (35.71%) 4G
3 4 (28.57%) M3UA
3 4 (28.57%) LTE
3 4 (28.57%) MGW
3 4 (28.57%) SCTP
3 4 (28.57%) XCAP
3 4 (28.57%) SCCP
3 4 (28.57%) INAP
3 4 (28.57%) 2G
3 4 (28.57%) SMPP
3 4 (28.57%) Megaco
3 4 (28.57%) TCAP
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) LDAP
3 4 (28.57%) GSM
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
4 3 (21.43%) SMTP
4 3 (21.43%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (7.14%) FastCGI
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
4 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) MPEG
1 2 (14.29%) Streaming Media
1 2 (14.29%) IPTV
1 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) Email Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.14%) F5