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 25 June 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.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 79 88
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 22 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.21% 1.72% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 7.37% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 19
Median daily rate £513 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.66% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £350 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +19.55% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -53.71%  

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 363 543 603
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.04% 23.35% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 248 240
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 25 June 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +5 10 £525 +40.00% 3
Bracknell +10 4 £450 -
HTTP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 39 (67.24%) Python
2 34 (58.62%) Java
3 30 (51.72%) JavaScript
4 24 (41.38%) Linux
5 22 (37.93%) OO
5 22 (37.93%) Web Services
5 22 (37.93%) REST
6 21 (36.21%) DevOps
7 20 (34.48%) Test Automation
8 19 (32.76%) Git (software)
8 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (31.03%) BDD
9 18 (31.03%) Ansible
10 17 (29.31%) TDD
10 17 (29.31%) TCP/IP
11 16 (27.59%) XML
11 16 (27.59%) JSON
12 15 (25.86%) SSH
12 15 (25.86%) Maven
12 15 (25.86%) CMS
12 15 (25.86%) ICMP
12 15 (25.86%) Project Management
12 15 (25.86%) Docker
12 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (24.14%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (24.14%) Sitecore
13 14 (24.14%) Groovy
13 14 (24.14%) WebDriver
13 14 (24.14%) Splunk
13 14 (24.14%) Bitbucket

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 15 (25.86%) CMS
2 14 (24.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) TCP/IP
2 15 (25.86%) ICMP
2 15 (25.86%) SSH
3 11 (18.97%) DNS
4 10 (17.24%) SNMP
5 7 (12.07%) Diameter Protocol
5 7 (12.07%) INAP
5 7 (12.07%) Intelligent Network
5 7 (12.07%) MVNO
5 7 (12.07%) SS7
6 6 (10.34%) SMTP
7 5 (8.62%) BGP
8 4 (6.90%) MPLS
8 4 (6.90%) OSPF
9 3 (5.17%) HTTPS
10 2 (3.45%) Broadband
10 2 (3.45%) SSL
10 2 (3.45%) Telnet
10 2 (3.45%) VPN
10 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Hadoop
2 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.34%) Redis
3 3 (5.17%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.72%) DataStax
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Git (software)
2 15 (25.86%) Maven
3 14 (24.14%) Ant
3 14 (24.14%) Apache Ivy
3 14 (24.14%) Bitbucket
3 14 (24.14%) eggPlant
3 14 (24.14%) Gradle
3 14 (24.14%) JMeter
3 14 (24.14%) Selenium
3 14 (24.14%) WebDriver
4 9 (15.52%) Gatling
4 9 (15.52%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.45%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) DevOps Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Developer in Test
5 6 (10.34%) DevOps Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Java Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Java Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Open Source Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Performance Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Ericsson Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Hadoop Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) REST
1 22 (37.93%) Web Services
2 16 (27.59%) JSON
2 16 (27.59%) XML
3 10 (17.24%) Middleware
4 9 (15.52%) React
4 9 (15.52%) RESTful
5 8 (13.79%) Node.js
5 8 (13.79%) SOAP
6 6 (10.34%) Kafka
7 4 (6.90%) OAuth
7 4 (6.90%) OpenID
8 3 (5.17%) CGI
9 2 (3.45%) .NET
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (20.69%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (10.34%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.72%) IPTV
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.72%) STB
4 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Unix
3 12 (20.69%) CentOS
3 12 (20.69%) Debian
3 12 (20.69%) Ubuntu
4 9 (15.52%) Windows
5 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
6 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) OO
2 21 (36.21%) DevOps
3 20 (34.48%) Test Automation
4 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (31.03%) BDD
6 17 (29.31%) TDD
7 15 (25.86%) Project Management
8 14 (24.14%) Content Management
8 14 (24.14%) Load Balancing
8 14 (24.14%) OOP
9 13 (22.41%) Scrum
10 10 (17.24%) Open Source
11 9 (15.52%) Prototyping
12 8 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (13.79%) Network Design
12 8 (13.79%) Visualisation
13 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
14 6 (10.34%) Open Source Development
14 6 (10.34%) Performance Engineering
14 6 (10.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (67.24%) Python
2 34 (58.62%) Java
3 30 (51.72%) JavaScript
4 14 (24.14%) Groovy
4 14 (24.14%) Ruby
5 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
6 8 (13.79%) Perl
7 7 (12.07%) C++
8 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.17%) C
10 2 (3.45%) C#
11 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) CCNP
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) CCIP
3 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Docker
2 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) KVM
3 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) Ansible
2 12 (20.69%) SELinux
3 9 (15.52%) HP Fortify
4 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Sitecore
1 14 (24.14%) Splunk
2 9 (15.52%) HP
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.07%) IBM
5 6 (10.34%) Ericsson
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco
6 5 (8.62%) Huawei
7 3 (5.17%) F5
7 3 (5.17%) Juniper
8 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.72%) VMware
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