The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Midlands 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 24 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.57% 0.46% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 5.26% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.71% 8.72% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Average daily rate £500 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
HTTP
England

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

HTTP
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM