The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 33 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.79% 0.39% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 1.59% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£220 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -47.05%
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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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 63 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 25.09% 24.32% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 21
Average daily rate £285 £363 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% +54.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £196 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £15.30 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Slough

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (30.00%) 4G
5 3 (30.00%) IPv6
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) WAP
5 3 (30.00%) FTP
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) WML
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) UMTS
5 3 (30.00%) GPRS
5 3 (30.00%) GSM
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Smart Meter
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) GPRS
2 3 (30.00%) GSM
2 3 (30.00%) UMTS
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) IPv6
2 3 (30.00%) DAB
2 3 (30.00%) 4G
3 2 (20.00%) INAP
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) RTP
4 1 (10.00%) SS7
4 1 (10.00%) SMPP
4 1 (10.00%) TCAP
4 1 (10.00%) ISUP
4 1 (10.00%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Toad
1 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (20.00%) Introscope
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (20.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) WAP
2 3 (30.00%) WML
3 2 (20.00%) JDBC
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) ODBC
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Rendezvous
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (20.00%) DTV
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (10.00%) IVR
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCVP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CNE
4 1 (10.00%) Novell Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) nmon
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) Redknee
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