The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 56 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Internet 17 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.69% 1.23% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.72% 4.96% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £150 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -13.33%
Internet
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
195 262 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.44% 24.86% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 97 76
Average daily rate £363 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Reading region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Reading region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 15 (48.39%) HTML
3 14 (45.16%) Python
3 14 (45.16%) OOP
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) TDD
3 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Django
3 14 (45.16%) User Experience
4 10 (32.26%) JSON
4 10 (32.26%) REST
4 10 (32.26%) CSS
5 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
5 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
5 9 (29.03%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (29.03%) Sass
5 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
5 9 (29.03%) Kanban
5 9 (29.03%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 4 (12.90%) .NET
7 4 (12.90%) Broadband
7 4 (12.90%) HTTP
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) 3G
8 3 (9.68%) SSL
8 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.68%) IIS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Liferay
2 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Broadband
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
1 4 (12.90%) 3G
2 3 (9.68%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) LTE
3 2 (6.45%) 3GPP
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) UTRAN
4 1 (3.23%) OSPF
4 1 (3.23%) BGP
4 1 (3.23%) RIP
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) GSM
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
1 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
1 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.68%) Billing
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Python Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) HTML
2 14 (45.16%) Django
3 10 (32.26%) JSON
3 10 (32.26%) REST
3 10 (32.26%) CSS
4 9 (29.03%) Sass
5 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.45%) jQuery
8 1 (3.23%) XSLT
8 1 (3.23%) SOAP
8 1 (3.23%) Web Services
8 1 (3.23%) Ajax
8 1 (3.23%) CSS3
8 1 (3.23%) HTML5
8 1 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) BBC
2 3 (9.68%) New Media
3 1 (3.23%) Economics
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.23%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) OOP
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (45.16%) TDD
1 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (29.03%) Kanban
2 9 (29.03%) Scrum
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Garbage Collection
4 3 (9.68%) Memory Management
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) BPR
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.23%) MVC
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) E-business
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) B2B
6 1 (3.23%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNP
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) F5
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) BMC
4 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.23%) Lotus
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.23%) Comverse