The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 22 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing HTTP 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.05% 0.56% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 10.00% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.66% 5.59% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Average daily rate £475 £343 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.68% -14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £305 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) SysML
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) DB2

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) SysML
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
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