The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 61 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 1.10% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.59% 10.67% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-55.41% -32.72%
HTTP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 75 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.19% 10.34% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 84
Median daily rate £375 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £163 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Birmingham region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Flask
3 3 (60.00%) Celery
3 3 (60.00%) GitHub
3 3 (60.00%) Django
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Java EE
5 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) jMock
5 1 (20.00%) .NET

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) DbUnit
1 1 (20.00%) jMock
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Django Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Python/Django Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Celery
2 3 (60.00%) Django
2 3 (60.00%) Flask
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) PowerMock
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle