Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 126 112
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 -14
Contract jobs citing HTTP 43 36 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.10% 0.90% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.96% 4.71% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 39
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +16.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £287 £256 £324
90th Percentile £688 £538 £435
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% +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 722 764 1,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.54% 19.19% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 335 501
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £198 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 45 54
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.19% -6.90% -43.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.45 £45.40 £46.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +38.89% -25.47% +7.33%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Newbury - 13 £281 -
Reading -20 5 £400 -13.51% 4
Slough - 5 £350 -
Bracknell -2 4 - - 3
HTTP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 27 (62.79%) OO
2 25 (58.14%) .NET
3 22 (51.16%) HTML
4 21 (48.84%) JSON
5 20 (46.51%) C#
6 19 (44.19%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (41.86%) Open Source
7 18 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
9 16 (37.21%) CSS
9 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
9 16 (37.21%) Memcached
9 16 (37.21%) MongoDB
9 16 (37.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (37.21%) NoSQL
9 16 (37.21%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (37.21%) Redis
9 16 (37.21%) Neo4j
9 16 (37.21%) Kafka
9 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (34.88%) Apache Solr
10 15 (34.88%) Lucene
11 14 (32.56%) Windows
11 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
11 14 (32.56%) Microservices
12 12 (27.91%) Rackspace
12 12 (27.91%) Asynchronous Programming
12 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
12 12 (27.91%) Multithreading
12 12 (27.91%) SignalR

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 19 (44.19%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (34.88%) Apache Solr
3 8 (18.60%) CMS
4 4 (9.30%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
6 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 18 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Force.com
2 3 (6.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) SNMP
2 3 (6.98%) SSL
3 2 (4.65%) BGP
3 2 (4.65%) DECT
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) FTP
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) MPLS
3 2 (4.65%) NetScreen
3 2 (4.65%) OSPF
3 2 (4.65%) PBX
3 2 (4.65%) SMTP
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless
3 2 (4.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (37.21%) MongoDB
1 16 (37.21%) Neo4j
1 16 (37.21%) NoSQL
1 16 (37.21%) Redis
2 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Fiddler
2 5 (11.63%) JMeter
2 5 (11.63%) LoadRunner
2 5 (11.63%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Platform Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Salesforce Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) .NET
2 22 (51.16%) HTML
3 21 (48.84%) JSON
4 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (37.21%) CSS
4 16 (37.21%) Kafka
4 16 (37.21%) Memcached
4 16 (37.21%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (34.88%) Lucene
6 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
7 12 (27.91%) Apache Avro
7 12 (27.91%) jQuery
7 12 (27.91%) Protocol Buffers
7 12 (27.91%) SignalR
8 11 (25.58%) Ajax
8 11 (25.58%) CSS3
8 11 (25.58%) HTML5
9 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (16.28%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (16.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Life Science
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) OO
2 18 (41.86%) Open Source
3 14 (32.56%) Microservices
4 12 (27.91%) Asynchronous Programming
4 12 (27.91%) B2B
4 12 (27.91%) Multithreading
4 12 (27.91%) MVC
4 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
4 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.58%) Multithreaded Programming
5 11 (25.58%) SOA
6 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.93%) Content Management
6 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
7 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
7 8 (18.60%) Manual Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Mobile First
7 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (18.60%) Scrum
7 8 (18.60%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) C#
2 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) SQL
5 3 (6.98%) Apex Code
5 3 (6.98%) C
5 3 (6.98%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.65%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) CCDA
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) CCVP
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Rackspace
3 5 (11.63%) AppDynamics
3 5 (11.63%) Dynatrace
3 5 (11.63%) SOASTA, Inc
4 4 (9.30%) HP
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.65%) Avaya
6 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.65%) Juniper
6 2 (4.65%) Nortel
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat