Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 111 102
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9 +25
Contract jobs citing HTTP 32 60 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.79% 1.41% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 6.15% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 58
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +23.08%
10th Percentile £256 £323 £276
90th Percentile £538 £480 £579
South East median daily rate £475 £373 £413
% change year-on-year +27.52% -9.70% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £20.83 £33.75
% change year-on-year +106.43% -38.28% -23.30%

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 749 975 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.50% 22.90% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 483 540
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +4.03% +6.43%
10th Percentile £248 £251 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 54
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -42.40% +78.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.45 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year -31.37% +12.51% +25.92%

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +2 17 £400 +3.23% 2
Bracknell +2 6 £425 -9.33%
HTTP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 11 (34.38%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) Load Balancing
2 11 (34.38%) REST
3 10 (31.25%) Linux
4 9 (28.13%) TDD
4 9 (28.13%) BDD
4 9 (28.13%) DevOps
5 8 (25.00%) Docker
5 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (25.00%) Node.js
6 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
6 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) SOAP
6 7 (21.88%) IBM
7 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle
7 6 (18.75%) Unix
7 6 (18.75%) Windows
7 6 (18.75%) Python
7 6 (18.75%) QA
7 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (18.75%) RESTful
7 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
7 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
7 6 (18.75%) Open Source
7 6 (18.75%) Redis
7 6 (18.75%) Kafka

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 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) PaaS
2 4 (12.50%) IaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) Ethernet
3 5 (15.63%) VPN
4 4 (12.50%) IPsec
5 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security
6 2 (6.25%) BGP
6 2 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (6.25%) FTP
6 2 (6.25%) INAP
6 2 (6.25%) Intelligent Network
6 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) MVNO
6 2 (6.25%) SNMP
6 2 (6.25%) SS7
6 2 (6.25%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
1 6 (18.75%) Redis
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.50%) MySQL
3 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) Ant
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
3 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.25%) eggPlant
3 2 (6.25%) Gatling
3 2 (6.25%) Gradle
3 2 (6.25%) Hudson
3 2 (6.25%) JMeter
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) NeoLoad
3 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Network Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) REST
2 8 (25.00%) Node.js
3 7 (21.88%) SOAP
4 6 (18.75%) Kafka
4 6 (18.75%) RESTful
4 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) XML
6 4 (12.50%) OAuth
6 4 (12.50%) OpenID
7 3 (9.38%) CSS
7 3 (9.38%) HTML
8 2 (6.25%) Ajax
8 2 (6.25%) JSON
8 2 (6.25%) Middleware
8 2 (6.25%) React
9 1 (3.13%) .NET
9 1 (3.13%) J2EE
9 1 (3.13%) jQuery
9 1 (3.13%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Load Balancing
2 9 (28.13%) BDD
2 9 (28.13%) DevOps
2 9 (28.13%) TDD
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (18.75%) Open Source
4 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.63%) Network Design
6 4 (12.50%) API Development
6 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 4 (12.50%) OO
6 4 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.50%) User Stories
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) API Design
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) C-shell
4 2 (6.25%) Groovy
4 2 (6.25%) Korn
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) ES6
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCDA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
2 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
2 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) Openswan
2 2 (6.25%) XenServer
3 1 (3.13%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) pfSense
3 1 (3.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (6.25%) Cacti
1 2 (6.25%) HP Fortify
1 2 (6.25%) Nagios
1 2 (6.25%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) Kibana
2 1 (3.13%) logstash
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) IBM
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) HP
3 4 (12.50%) Juniper
3 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (9.38%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (6.25%) Arista
5 2 (6.25%) CA
5 2 (6.25%) Ericsson
5 2 (6.25%) Huawei
5 2 (6.25%) Lancope
5 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
5 2 (6.25%) Splunk
5 2 (6.25%) Vyatta