Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 73 71
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 17 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.35% 1.56% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.00% 6.27% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 37
Reading median daily rate £400 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -13.89% +44.00%
10th Percentile £256 £323 £333
90th Percentile £538 £450 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +34.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 243 367 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.24% 24.90% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 160 201
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £213
90th Percentile £550 £526 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -45.45% +57.14%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) DevOps
3 7 (41.18%) Node.js
3 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 6 (35.29%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
5 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (29.41%) RESTful
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Redis
5 5 (29.41%) Kafka
5 5 (29.41%) Docker
5 5 (29.41%) QA
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) OpenID
7 3 (17.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 3 (17.65%) IaaS
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) PaaS
7 3 (17.65%) User Stories

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 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) IaaS
1 3 (17.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) IPsec
3 1 (5.88%) Junos
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.88%) Quagga
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
1 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
1 5 (29.41%) Redis
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.88%) Hudson
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IP Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Network Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Node.js
2 5 (29.41%) Kafka
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) REST
4 3 (17.65%) OAuth
4 3 (17.65%) OpenID
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) BDD
2 6 (35.29%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) API Design
5 3 (17.65%) API Development
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C-shell
3 1 (5.88%) ES6
3 1 (5.88%) Korn
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCDA
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
1 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
1 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kibana
1 1 (5.88%) logstash
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.88%) Arista
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Vyatta