Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 61 70
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 +16
Contract jobs citing HTTP 16 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.10% 1.92% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.86% 8.63% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 30
Reading median daily rate £425 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +36.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £130 £400 £325
90th Percentile £538 £625 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 - £40.00

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 273 278 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.74% 22.20% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 139 264
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £198 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £560 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 14
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £21.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% -9.84% +16.29%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.90 £11.45
90th Percentile £56.25 £56.76 £60.80
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £18.81
% change year-on-year +61.54% -30.87% -46.27%

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 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Reading

HTTP
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 17 July 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 9 (56.25%) Python
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (50.00%) REST
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) SOAP
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) SNMP
3 7 (43.75%) DOCSIS
3 7 (43.75%) Ansible
4 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 5 (31.25%) Apache
5 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (31.25%) Puppet
6 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (25.00%) API Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Service Design
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu

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 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DOCSIS
1 7 (43.75%) SNMP
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) SSH
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) DECT
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) NetScreen
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) PBX
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Redis
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Software Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) REST
1 8 (50.00%) SOAP
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) Kafka
3 3 (18.75%) Node.js
4 2 (12.50%) React Native
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) CentOS
3 3 (18.75%) Debian
3 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) API Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (25.00%) Service Design
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source Development
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Content Management
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Video Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CCDA
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCVP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (31.25%) Puppet
3 3 (18.75%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) IBM
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Avaya
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Nortel