Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 April 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 60 60
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 +23
Contract jobs citing HTTP 15 31 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.16% 2.26% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 9.17% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 41
Reading median daily rate £438 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +39.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £90 £405 £306
90th Percentile £538 £625 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £490 £475 £350
% change year-on-year +3.16% +35.71% -11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 225 338 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.36% 24.69% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 159 278
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £203 £213 £259
90th Percentile £575 £540 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 29
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.18% +83.33% +71.43%
10th Percentile £13.90 £18.81 £14.65
90th Percentile £40.20 £57.32 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% -55.83% -11.76%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Reading

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Reading

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Reading over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) SOAP
3 7 (46.67%) REST
4 6 (40.00%) Ansible
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) DOCSIS
5 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) Apache
5 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 5 (33.33%) SSH
5 5 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (26.67%) API Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Puppet
6 4 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) SNMP
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 3 (20.00%) Debian

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DOCSIS
2 5 (33.33%) SSH
3 4 (26.67%) SNMP
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) FTP
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) SMTP
6 1 (6.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Redis
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) Grunt
3 2 (13.33%) gulp
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Software Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) REST
1 7 (46.67%) SOAP
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) Kafka
3 3 (20.00%) Node.js
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) LAMP
4 2 (13.33%) React Native
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) Sass
4 2 (13.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) CentOS
3 3 (20.00%) Debian
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (26.67%) API Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source Development
4 3 (20.00%) Service Design
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
2 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 3 (20.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat