The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank - - 4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - - 5.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -8.88%
HTTP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 42.86% 25.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate £288 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £350 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the M4 Corridor region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor