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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 58 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing HTTP 10 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 1.77% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.61% 7.63% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £174 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
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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
217 236 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.97% 23.21% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 80 111
Average daily rate £400 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £30.50 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 11 (50.00%) Internet
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) IIS
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) FTP
3 8 (36.36%) DNS
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) HTTPS
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
6 5 (22.73%) VPN
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 5 (22.73%) SMTP
6 5 (22.73%) Web Development
6 5 (22.73%) Maven
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) CCXML
7 4 (18.18%) SaaS
7 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 4 (18.18%) JBehave
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (18.18%) VMware

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (36.36%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Internet
2 8 (36.36%) FTP
2 8 (36.36%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) HTTPS
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 5 (22.73%) SMTP
4 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) SSL
6 3 (13.64%) SSH
7 2 (9.09%) Multicast
7 2 (9.09%) RTSP
7 2 (9.09%) IPsec
7 2 (9.09%) ATM
7 2 (9.09%) RTP
7 2 (9.09%) DVB
8 1 (4.55%) LDAP
8 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Maven
2 4 (18.18%) JBehave
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 4 (18.18%) Ant
2 4 (18.18%) JUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
3 3 (13.64%) Gradle
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.55%) WinDbg
5 1 (4.55%) Trac
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Environment Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) CCXML
3 4 (18.18%) VXML
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) JMS
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Java SE
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.55%) LINQ
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Video on Demand
2 2 (9.09%) Streaming Media
2 2 (9.09%) IPTV
2 2 (9.09%) MPEG
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) FreeBSD
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Web Development
1 5 (22.73%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Email Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) DoDAF
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
5 2 (9.09%) MCPD
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) MCTS
6 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) F5
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco