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 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 10 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.72% 2.17% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.30% 9.00% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Median daily rate £525 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £413 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £487 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +21.81% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -53.71%  

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 137 211 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 23.54% 24.06% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 113 53
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £484 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.00 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 June 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 27 June 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 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 19 (65.52%) DevOps
3 18 (62.07%) Ansible
3 18 (62.07%) Python
3 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
4 16 (55.17%) Linux
5 15 (51.72%) SSH
6 13 (44.83%) Java
6 13 (44.83%) Unix
7 12 (41.38%) ICMP
7 12 (41.38%) Debian
7 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
7 12 (41.38%) Ubuntu
7 12 (41.38%) CentOS
7 12 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
7 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
7 12 (41.38%) Hadoop
7 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
7 12 (41.38%) SELinux
7 12 (41.38%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (31.03%) Windows
9 9 (31.03%) Prototyping
10 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
10 8 (27.59%) Open Source
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
10 8 (27.59%) Scrum
11 7 (24.14%) RESTful
11 7 (24.14%) Node.js

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 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) SSH
2 12 (41.38%) ICMP
2 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) SMTP
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.24%) Redis
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.45%) DataStax
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Fiddler
2 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) DevOps Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Consultant
5 6 (20.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 6 (20.69%) Java Consultant
5 6 (20.69%) Java Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Open Source Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Python Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Hadoop Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Linux Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Node.js
1 7 (24.14%) RESTful
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) Kafka
4 3 (10.34%) CGI
4 3 (10.34%) OAuth
4 3 (10.34%) OpenID
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Unix
3 12 (41.38%) CentOS
3 12 (41.38%) Debian
3 12 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Ubuntu
4 9 (31.03%) Windows
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) DevOps
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Prototyping
4 8 (27.59%) Open Source
4 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
5 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.69%) Open Source Development
5 6 (20.69%) Patch Management
5 6 (20.69%) Task Automation
6 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.24%) User Stories
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) API Development
8 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
8 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
8 3 (10.34%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) Python
3 13 (44.83%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
5 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) Ansible
2 12 (41.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) IBM