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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 57 30 62
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +32
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 49 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.28% 4.95% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.98% 21.30% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 2
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£350 £389 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.09 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+24.25% +11.77%
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
184 230 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.40% 23.26% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 69
Average daily rate £350 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £388
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%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) HTML
3 12 (32.43%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) TDD
5 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 9 (24.32%) jQuery
5 9 (24.32%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (21.62%) User Experience
6 8 (21.62%) Django
6 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
6 8 (21.62%) OOP
6 8 (21.62%) Python
7 7 (18.92%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) Linux
7 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
8 6 (16.22%) Sass
8 6 (16.22%) REST
8 6 (16.22%) MVC
8 6 (16.22%) Firewall
8 6 (16.22%) JSON
8 6 (16.22%) Subversion
8 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.51%) ITIL
9 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
9 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
9 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.51%) Service Management

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Lync
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.41%) Drupal
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
4 1 (2.70%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) WAN
2 4 (10.81%) 3G
3 3 (8.11%) Broadband
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) SMTP
3 3 (8.11%) FTP
3 3 (8.11%) HTTP
3 3 (8.11%) SSH
3 3 (8.11%) DMZ
3 3 (8.11%) LTE
3 3 (8.11%) 4G
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) SMS
5 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.70%) GSM
5 1 (2.70%) UTRAN
5 1 (2.70%) OSPF
5 1 (2.70%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
2 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Python Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) HTML
2 12 (32.43%) CSS
3 9 (24.32%) jQuery
4 8 (21.62%) Django
5 6 (16.22%) Sass
5 6 (16.22%) REST
5 6 (16.22%) JSON
6 4 (10.81%) Ajax
6 4 (10.81%) SOAP
6 4 (10.81%) Web Services
7 3 (8.11%) .NET
7 3 (8.11%) HTML5
7 3 (8.11%) CSS3
8 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.41%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (5.41%) LAMP
8 2 (5.41%) XML
9 1 (2.70%) Zend Framework
9 1 (2.70%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) BBC
3 3 (8.11%) New Media
4 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.70%) Blog
5 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) UNIX
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Debian
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (27.03%) TDD
2 9 (24.32%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
3 8 (21.62%) OOP
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) MVC
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Service Management
6 5 (13.51%) Kanban
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) SOA
8 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
9 2 (5.41%) Time Management
9 2 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (5.41%) Email Marketing
9 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) PHP5
4 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PMP
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
3 1 (2.70%) JNCIE
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Zend
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.70%) Novell
4 1 (2.70%) Lotus
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Comverse