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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 68 23 42
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +19
Contract jobs citing Internet 9 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 5.56% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 20.08% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 18
Average daily rate
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£353 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £333 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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
207 239 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.62% 27.69% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 92 83
Average daily rate £388 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £59.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) HTML
4 7 (28.00%) OOP
4 7 (28.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (28.00%) User Experience
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) JSON
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.00%) Django
6 5 (20.00%) Kanban
6 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (20.00%) REST
6 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.00%) DHCP
7 4 (16.00%) HTTP
8 3 (12.00%) 3G
8 3 (12.00%) SSL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (12.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DHCP
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) 3G
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) 3GPP
3 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.00%) LTE
3 2 (8.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (4.00%) OpenFlow
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.00%) DVB
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) Broadband
4 1 (4.00%) ISDN
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Python Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) JSON
2 5 (20.00%) Django
2 5 (20.00%) REST
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) Sass
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) XSLT
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) JSP
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) PMI
4 1 (4.00%) STB
4 1 (4.00%) Economics
4 1 (4.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) TDD
2 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (28.00%) OOP
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Memory Management
4 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (12.00%) Garbage Collection
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) SWOT Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Apple
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