The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank - 66 59
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.07% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £47.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-13.42% +280.00%
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
131 145 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.99% 17.95% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 91 42
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 6
Average hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £26.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) IKE
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) IKE
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco