The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 57 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% - 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% - 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 79 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.38% 12.76% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 34 39
Average daily rate £313 £355 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% +102.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £144 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
HTTP
West Midlands

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 1 August 2014, 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 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Couchbase
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Training Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
1 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) ATDD
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) F5
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