Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 67 77
Rank change year-on-year -26 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.34% 1.27% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 6.13% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 16
Reading median daily rate £400 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +23.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £340 £256 £323
90th Percentile £438 £541 £419
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £438 £375
% change year-on-year +17.14% +16.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £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 283 261 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.49% 20.78% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 131 168
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £190 £263 £254
90th Percentile £538 £560 £527
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 15
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £19.33 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.47% -1.43% +12.06%
10th Percentile £17.38 £14.61 £12.45
90th Percentile £45.38 £47.50 £52.39
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.93% -6.90% -43.14%

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 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 23 October 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 3 (60.00%) SNMP
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) CCVP
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) WAAS
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCDA
2 2 (40.00%) Nortel
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) DECT
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) PBX
2 2 (40.00%) WLAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN

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 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) DECT
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) NetScreen
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) PBX
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WAAS
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCDA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCVP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat