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 30 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 62 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.54% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 5.26% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £28.75 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+65.21% -3.50%
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
98 57 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.79% 10.25% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 37
Average daily rate £380 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £183 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £421 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) DTS
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) BMC

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DTS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Training Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
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