The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank - 24 19
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.63% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.14% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £12.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+230.00% -44.05%
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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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.32% 8.86% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 10
Average daily rate £400 £258 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% +47.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £204 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire