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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 40 46 63
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 19 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.93% 3.67% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.38% 12.21% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 8
Median daily rate £500 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £338 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.25% -18.42%  

HTTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 142 303 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.88% 30.03% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 159 81
Median daily rate £450 £380 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +14.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Median hourly rate £53.75 £63.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.68% +193.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing HTTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Reading

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 24 (72.73%) Python
2 23 (69.70%) Ansible
3 22 (66.67%) Linux
4 19 (57.58%) SSH
5 18 (54.55%) Bash Shell
5 18 (54.55%) Unix
5 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 18 (54.55%) ICMP
5 18 (54.55%) DevOps
6 17 (51.52%) Debian
6 17 (51.52%) Java
6 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
6 17 (51.52%) CentOS
6 17 (51.52%) Ubuntu
7 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
7 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
7 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
7 16 (48.48%) Hadoop
7 16 (48.48%) SELinux
7 16 (48.48%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (45.45%) DNS
9 13 (39.39%) SMTP
9 13 (39.39%) Prototyping
10 12 (36.36%) Windows
10 12 (36.36%) Load Balancing
11 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
11 11 (33.33%) Public Cloud
12 10 (30.30%) Patch Management
12 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS

HTTP
Top Related 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 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
1 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) SSH
2 18 (54.55%) ICMP
2 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 15 (45.45%) DNS
4 13 (39.39%) SMTP
5 3 (9.09%) BGP
5 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
5 3 (9.09%) MPLS
5 3 (9.09%) OSPF
5 3 (9.09%) SNMP
6 2 (6.06%) HSRP
6 2 (6.06%) Telnet
6 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.03%) IMAP
7 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) MRTG
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.03%) DataStax
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) GoCD
2 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 10 (30.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (30.30%) Python Developer
5 9 (27.27%) Consultant
5 9 (27.27%) DevOps Consultant
5 9 (27.27%) Java Consultant
5 9 (27.27%) Java Engineer
5 9 (27.27%) JavaScript Engineer
6 8 (24.24%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (21.21%) Open Source Developer
8 5 (15.15%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (12.12%) Hadoop Consultant
9 4 (12.12%) Hadoop Developer
9 4 (12.12%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (12.12%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 4 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
11 2 (6.06%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) CGI
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) Laravel
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Symfony
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Unix
3 17 (51.52%) CentOS
3 17 (51.52%) Debian
3 17 (51.52%) Ubuntu
4 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (36.36%) Windows
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps
2 13 (39.39%) Prototyping
3 12 (36.36%) Load Balancing
4 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 10 (30.30%) Patch Management
6 7 (21.21%) Open Source
6 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
6 7 (21.21%) Product Management
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) Open Source Development
7 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 5 (15.15%) Service Management
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.09%) Information Management
10 2 (6.06%) High Availability
10 2 (6.06%) ITIL
10 2 (6.06%) OO
11 1 (3.03%) Change Control
11 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Python
2 18 (54.55%) Bash Shell
3 17 (51.52%) Java
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) C
6 1 (3.03%) F#
6 1 (3.03%) Go
6 1 (3.03%) Haskell
6 1 (3.03%) Korn
6 1 (3.03%) ML
6 1 (3.03%) OCaml
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Rust
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCDA
3 1 (3.03%) CCIP
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) CCVP
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Ceph
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Dovecot
2 1 (3.03%) iptables
2 1 (3.03%) KVM
2 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.03%) Squid
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (69.70%) Ansible
2 16 (48.48%) SELinux
3 1 (3.03%) Cacti
3 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) RANCID
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) Juniper
4 2 (6.06%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
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