Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 110 104
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing HTTP 49 47 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.25% 1.21% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.23% 6.33% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 40
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £269 £336 £325
90th Percentile £638 £550 £494
South East median daily rate £425 £494 £385
% change year-on-year -13.99% +28.34% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £71.25 - £37.50
90th Percentile £73.75 - £42.50
South East median hourly rate £72.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +68.60% +7.50% -11.11%

HTTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 678 743 1,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.28% 19.20% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 318 512
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +6.25%
10th Percentile £185 £246 £250
90th Percentile £545 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.95% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 53 42
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -23.78% -37.41%
10th Percentile £13.35 £12.00 £10.53
90th Percentile £53.25 £46.45 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.79% -30.04% +2.04%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Berkshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Berkshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Berkshire

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Berkshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 14 £425 -10.05% 3
Newbury - 12 £281 -
Slough -1 6 £450 +5.88%
Bracknell -9 4 £220 -51.11% 2
HTTP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 23 (46.94%) OO
2 20 (40.82%) HTML
3 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 19 (38.78%) Open Source
4 18 (36.73%) .NET
5 17 (34.69%) Linux
6 15 (30.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (30.61%) NoSQL
7 14 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (28.57%) CSS
8 13 (26.53%) C#
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
8 13 (26.53%) REST
8 13 (26.53%) JSON
8 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
8 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (24.49%) Redis
9 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
9 12 (24.49%) Kafka
9 12 (24.49%) Web Services
10 11 (22.45%) MVC
10 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
10 11 (22.45%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (22.45%) Memcached
10 11 (22.45%) Neo4j
10 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
10 11 (22.45%) jQuery
11 10 (20.41%) Apache Solr
11 10 (20.41%) Lucene

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (22.45%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (20.41%) Apache Solr
3 7 (14.29%) CMS
4 5 (10.20%) Apache
4 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.12%) Apache Spark
5 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.04%) JBoss
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) GitHub
3 2 (4.08%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) SNMP
2 7 (14.29%) DOCSIS
3 6 (12.24%) HTTPS
3 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.20%) Internet
5 4 (8.16%) SSL
6 3 (6.12%) BGP
6 3 (6.12%) DNS
6 3 (6.12%) FTP
6 3 (6.12%) LAN
6 3 (6.12%) MPLS
6 3 (6.12%) NetScreen
6 3 (6.12%) OSPF
6 3 (6.12%) PBX
6 3 (6.12%) SMTP
6 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
6 3 (6.12%) VPN
6 3 (6.12%) WAAS
6 3 (6.12%) WAN
6 3 (6.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) Apache Cassandra
1 15 (30.61%) NoSQL
2 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
2 12 (24.49%) Redis
3 11 (22.45%) Neo4j
4 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (10.20%) Big Data
6 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.04%) DB2
8 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) Fiddler
3 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.20%) JMeter
3 5 (10.20%) LoadRunner
3 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.20%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
General
1 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (12.24%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Software Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Telecoms Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Automation Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Open Source Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) HTML
2 18 (36.73%) .NET
3 14 (28.57%) CSS
3 14 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (26.53%) JSON
4 13 (26.53%) REST
5 12 (24.49%) Kafka
5 12 (24.49%) Web Services
6 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (22.45%) jQuery
6 11 (22.45%) Memcached
7 10 (20.41%) Ajax
7 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
7 10 (20.41%) CSS3
7 10 (20.41%) Lucene
8 9 (18.37%) HTML5
8 9 (18.37%) SOAP
9 8 (16.33%) Apache Avro
9 8 (16.33%) Protocol Buffers
9 8 (16.33%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) e-Health
3 3 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.12%) User Experience
4 2 (4.08%) Life Science
4 2 (4.08%) NHS
4 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Windows
3 6 (12.24%) Ubuntu
4 5 (10.20%) Unix
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.12%) CentOS
6 3 (6.12%) Debian
7 1 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) OO
2 19 (38.78%) Open Source
3 11 (22.45%) MVC
3 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
4 10 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (18.37%) Content Management
6 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.33%) Asynchronous Programming
6 8 (16.33%) B2B
6 8 (16.33%) Microservices
7 7 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Mobile First
7 7 (14.29%) OOP
7 7 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (14.29%) Scrum
7 7 (14.29%) Web Design
8 6 (12.24%) Machine Learning
8 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
2 13 (26.53%) C#
3 9 (18.37%) Java
3 9 (18.37%) Python
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) Perl
5 5 (10.20%) C
5 5 (10.20%) C++
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
6 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.08%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) CCDA
2 3 (6.12%) CCNA
2 3 (6.12%) CCVP
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PMO
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Puppet
2 7 (14.29%) Ansible
3 6 (12.24%) Kubernetes
4 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.12%) Capistrano
5 3 (6.12%) SELinux
6 2 (4.08%) HP ALM
7 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Rackspace
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) AppDynamics
4 5 (10.20%) Dynatrace
4 5 (10.20%) HP
4 5 (10.20%) SOASTA, Inc
5 3 (6.12%) Avaya
5 3 (6.12%) CA
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.12%) Juniper
5 3 (6.12%) NetApp
5 3 (6.12%) Nortel
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.04%) BEA
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle