Period
to 19 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 117 100
Rank change year-on-year -44 -17 +1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 20 48 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.49% 1.21% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 7.14% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 37
Berkshire median daily rate £405 £489 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +2.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £314 £258 £409
90th Percentile £627 £544 £625
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £488
% change year-on-year - -7.83% +30.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £72.50 -
South East median hourly rate £48.50 £72.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -33.10% +68.60% +7.50%

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 751 672 791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.21% 16.91% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 315 354
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £200 £200
90th Percentile £567 £575 £562
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £402
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.12% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 54
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +45.83% -56.36%
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £22.67 £16.75
% change year-on-year -25.02% +35.36% -48.46%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 -15 12 £450 +12.50%
Newbury +9 5 £335 -
Bracknell -23 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
HTTP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Kubernetes
6 6 (30.00%) Docker
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) SAP
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) Python
7 5 (25.00%) LDAP
7 5 (25.00%) HTTPS
7 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (20.00%) Ansible
8 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) OAuth2
8 4 (20.00%) OAuth
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) RESTful
8 4 (20.00%) SaaS
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (20.00%) Terraform
8 4 (20.00%) DNS

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 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) FTP
4 3 (15.00%) SSH
4 3 (15.00%) SSL
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) SMTP
6 1 (5.00%) 3G
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) DSL
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) SDH
6 1 (5.00%) SMS
6 1 (5.00%) SS7
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) CF BOSH
3 1 (5.00%) GitLab
3 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) LDAP
3 4 (20.00%) OAuth
3 4 (20.00%) OAuth2
3 4 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) Node.js
4 3 (15.00%) OpenID
4 3 (15.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) Express
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) Kafka
5 2 (10.00%) NumPy
5 2 (10.00%) Pandas
5 2 (10.00%) React
5 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) DataPower
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Linked Data
2 2 (10.00%) Semantic Web
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (5.00%) Cyberattack
3 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban
6 3 (15.00%) Microservices
6 3 (15.00%) Presales
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Scorecard
7 2 (10.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SANS
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (20.00%) Ansible
2 4 (20.00%) Terraform
3 3 (15.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Mesos
5 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
1 6 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) New Relic
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) SaltStack