Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 144 113
Rank change year-on-year +13 -31 -8
Contract jobs citing HTTP 44 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.02% 0.80% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 4.23% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 44
Berkshire median daily rate £563 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +3.13% -1.54%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £325
90th Percentile £688 £524 £509
South East median daily rate £464 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -2.32% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year -1.16% - -

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 813 780 961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.94% 18.92% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 332 479
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £235 £246
90th Percentile £550 £600 £530
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £383
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 47
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -31.21% -28.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.65
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.46% -32.00% -5.66%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 £350 - 1
Reading -12 9 £425 +47.19% 4
Slough - 4 £409 -
Bracknell -17 3 - - 2
HTTP
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 24 (54.55%) OO
2 22 (50.00%) JSON
3 20 (45.45%) C#
4 19 (43.18%) .NET
4 19 (43.18%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
6 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (36.36%) Memcached
6 16 (36.36%) MongoDB
6 16 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
6 16 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (36.36%) Redis
6 16 (36.36%) Neo4j
6 16 (36.36%) Kafka
6 16 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (34.09%) Apache Solr
7 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
7 15 (34.09%) Lucene
8 14 (31.82%) HTML
8 14 (31.82%) Open Source
8 14 (31.82%) Microservices
9 13 (29.55%) CSS
9 13 (29.55%) Windows
10 12 (27.27%) B2B
10 12 (27.27%) MVC
10 12 (27.27%) SignalR
10 12 (27.27%) Protocol Buffers
10 12 (27.27%) Apache Avro
10 12 (27.27%) Rackspace

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 (43.18%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (34.09%) Apache Solr
3 7 (15.91%) CMS
4 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
5 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.27%) JBoss
6 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Force.com
2 3 (6.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 8 (18.18%) VPN
3 7 (15.91%) DNS
3 7 (15.91%) HTTPS
3 7 (15.91%) MPLS
3 7 (15.91%) SSL
4 6 (13.64%) FTP
5 5 (11.36%) 4G
5 5 (11.36%) SSH
6 4 (9.09%) 2G
6 4 (9.09%) 3G
6 4 (9.09%) DSL
6 4 (9.09%) Internet
6 4 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 4 (9.09%) LAN
6 4 (9.09%) Network Security
6 4 (9.09%) SDH
6 4 (9.09%) SMS
6 4 (9.09%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 16 (36.36%) Neo4j
1 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
1 16 (36.36%) Redis
2 5 (11.36%) Big Data
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Fiddler
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (2.27%) JMeter
5 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (11.36%) .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Platform Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Salesforce Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Telecoms Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) JSON
2 19 (43.18%) .NET
3 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (36.36%) Kafka
3 16 (36.36%) Memcached
3 16 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (34.09%) Lucene
5 14 (31.82%) HTML
6 13 (29.55%) CSS
7 12 (27.27%) Apache Avro
7 12 (27.27%) Protocol Buffers
7 12 (27.27%) SignalR
8 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
8 10 (22.73%) CSS3
8 10 (22.73%) HTML5
8 10 (22.73%) jQuery
9 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (15.91%) Ajax
10 7 (15.91%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (15.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.82%) Life Science
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
5 1 (2.27%) Debian
5 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) OO
2 14 (31.82%) Microservices
2 14 (31.82%) Open Source
3 12 (27.27%) Asynchronous Programming
3 12 (27.27%) B2B
3 12 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 12 (27.27%) MVC
3 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 11 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 11 (25.00%) SOA
4 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
6 9 (20.45%) Scrum
7 8 (18.18%) Machine Learning
7 8 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (18.18%) Web Design
8 7 (15.91%) Anomaly Detection
8 7 (15.91%) Front End Development
8 7 (15.91%) Mobile First
8 7 (15.91%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) Apex Code
5 3 (6.82%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 3 (6.82%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) CCDA
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) CCVP
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.55%) PMP
6 1 (2.27%) CISSP
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Rackspace
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) Avaya
4 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.82%) Juniper
4 3 (6.82%) Nortel
4 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.27%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) SOASTA, Inc