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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 79 84
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 33 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.82% 1.71% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.27% 6.86% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 30
Median daily rate £475 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.25% -18.42%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 356 612 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.59% 24.86% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 287 342
Median daily rate £413 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing HTTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Berkshire

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 19 £500 +33.33% 6
Bracknell +10 9 £450 -
Slough - 2 £425 - 1
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 46 (67.65%) Python
2 41 (60.29%) Java
3 30 (44.12%) Linux
4 26 (38.24%) TCP/IP
5 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 23 (33.82%) Unix
6 23 (33.82%) DNS
6 23 (33.82%) ICMP
6 23 (33.82%) REST
6 23 (33.82%) Ansible
7 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (32.35%) Project Management
8 21 (30.88%) OO
8 21 (30.88%) XML
8 21 (30.88%) Scrum
8 21 (30.88%) JSON
9 20 (29.41%) Ruby
9 20 (29.41%) TDD
9 20 (29.41%) SSH
9 20 (29.41%) BDD
10 19 (27.94%) WebDriver
10 19 (27.94%) Bash Shell
10 19 (27.94%) Groovy
10 19 (27.94%) Selenium
10 19 (27.94%) Windows
11 18 (26.47%) CMS
11 18 (26.47%) Maven
11 18 (26.47%) eggPlant
11 18 (26.47%) DevOps
12 17 (25.00%) Apache Ivy

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 18 (26.47%) CMS
2 16 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.47%) Mule
5 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.47%) SAS
5 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) TCP/IP
2 23 (33.82%) DNS
2 23 (33.82%) ICMP
3 20 (29.41%) SSH
4 13 (19.12%) SMTP
5 11 (16.18%) SNMP
6 8 (11.76%) BGP
6 8 (11.76%) FTP
7 7 (10.29%) MPLS
7 7 (10.29%) OSPF
8 5 (7.35%) Firewall
8 5 (7.35%) HTTPS
8 5 (7.35%) IGMP
8 5 (7.35%) VLAN
9 4 (5.88%) ATM
9 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
9 4 (5.88%) Frame Relay
9 4 (5.88%) Telnet
9 4 (5.88%) VPLS
9 4 (5.88%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.47%) DataStax
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Selenium
1 19 (27.94%) WebDriver
2 18 (26.47%) eggPlant
2 18 (26.47%) Maven
3 17 (25.00%) Ant
3 17 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (25.00%) Gradle
3 17 (25.00%) JMeter
4 5 (7.35%) Gatling
4 5 (7.35%) NeoLoad
5 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.47%) JIRA
6 1 (1.47%) JUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.47%) TestNG
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Billing
2 3 (4.41%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
3 2 (2.94%) Legal
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Developer in Test
3 12 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Consultant
4 10 (14.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Python Developer
5 9 (13.24%) DevOps Consultant
5 9 (13.24%) Java Consultant
5 9 (13.24%) Java Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) JavaScript Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Open Source Developer
8 5 (7.35%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Hadoop Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) REST
2 21 (30.88%) JSON
2 21 (30.88%) XML
3 14 (20.59%) Web Services
4 9 (13.24%) Middleware
5 5 (7.35%) React
5 5 (7.35%) SOAP
6 3 (4.41%) CGI
6 3 (4.41%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.94%) HTML
7 2 (2.94%) RESTful
8 1 (1.47%) .NET
8 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.47%) CSS
8 1 (1.47%) JMS
8 1 (1.47%) LAMP
8 1 (1.47%) Laravel
8 1 (1.47%) Symfony
8 1 (1.47%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (16.18%) Public Cloud
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.35%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.35%) IPTV
4 5 (7.35%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (7.35%) Video on Demand
5 4 (5.88%) STB
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Clustering
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.47%) PMI
7 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Linux
2 23 (33.82%) Unix
3 19 (27.94%) Windows
4 17 (25.00%) CentOS
4 17 (25.00%) Debian
4 17 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 5 (7.35%) Android
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (32.35%) Project Management
2 21 (30.88%) OO
2 21 (30.88%) Scrum
3 20 (29.41%) BDD
3 20 (29.41%) TDD
4 18 (26.47%) DevOps
5 17 (25.00%) Content Management
5 17 (25.00%) OOP
6 16 (23.53%) Load Balancing
7 14 (20.59%) Automated Testing
7 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
8 13 (19.12%) Prototyping
9 12 (17.65%) Visualisation
10 11 (16.18%) Manual Testing
10 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
10 11 (16.18%) Security Testing
11 10 (14.71%) Patch Management
12 8 (11.76%) Open Source
13 7 (10.29%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (67.65%) Python
2 41 (60.29%) Java
3 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 20 (29.41%) Ruby
5 19 (27.94%) Bash Shell
5 19 (27.94%) Groovy
6 15 (22.06%) C++
7 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.35%) Perl
9 4 (5.88%) C
10 3 (4.41%) PHP
11 2 (2.94%) SQL
12 1 (1.47%) C#
12 1 (1.47%) F#
12 1 (1.47%) Go
12 1 (1.47%) Haskell
12 1 (1.47%) Korn
12 1 (1.47%) OCaml
12 1 (1.47%) Rust
12 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.82%) CCNA
3 6 (8.82%) CCNP
4 5 (7.35%) CCIP
5 4 (5.88%) JNCIA
6 3 (4.41%) Degree
7 1 (1.47%) CCDA
7 1 (1.47%) CCVP
7 1 (1.47%) HNC
7 1 (1.47%) HND
7 1 (1.47%) ISEB
7 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.47%) MCSE
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) Docker
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Ceph
3 1 (1.47%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.47%) Firmware
3 1 (1.47%) iptables
3 1 (1.47%) KVM
3 1 (1.47%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.47%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (33.82%) Ansible
2 16 (23.53%) SELinux
3 5 (7.35%) HP Fortify
3 5 (7.35%) Nagios
4 1 (1.47%) Cacti
4 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.47%) OpenView
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) RANCID
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Sitecore
1 16 (23.53%) Splunk
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.24%) Cisco
4 7 (10.29%) HP
4 7 (10.29%) Juniper
5 6 (8.82%) VMware
6 5 (7.35%) Ericsson
7 4 (5.88%) F5
7 4 (5.88%) Huawei
8 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.47%) EMC
9 1 (1.47%) Informatica
9 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle
9 1 (1.47%) SAP
9 1 (1.47%) SevOne
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