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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 26 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 11 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.64% - 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.83% - 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£307 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +23.28%
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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
93 62 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 30.79% 25.51% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 37
Average daily rate £300 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £113 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -55.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.79 £18.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 6 (37.50%) Internet
4 6 (37.50%) SEO
4 6 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 6 (37.50%) Web Analytics
4 6 (37.50%) Web 2.0
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Extreme Programming
4 6 (37.50%) JIRA
4 6 (37.50%) Groovy
4 6 (37.50%) RESTful
4 6 (37.50%) Scala
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (37.50%) Feature Driven Development
4 6 (37.50%) Analytics
4 6 (37.50%) User Stories
4 6 (37.50%) User Experience
5 5 (31.25%) SMTP
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Sybase
6 4 (25.00%) Remedy

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) SMTP
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (25.00%) IMAP
4 1 (6.25%) SSH
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) RESTful
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) Visualforce
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) LAMP
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Web 2.0
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Pair Programming
2 6 (37.50%) Web Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) SEO
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Extreme Programming
2 6 (37.50%) Feature Driven Development
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) User Stories
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Groovy
2 6 (37.50%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
4 1 (6.25%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) Sybase
1 4 (25.00%) Remedy
1 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.25%) Informatica
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
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