The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 109 103 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing HTTP 17 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.43% 4.65% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 5
Average daily rate
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£333 £385 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +87.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £201 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £330
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 - £22.35
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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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 301 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 13.01% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 122 105
Average daily rate £340 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £169 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 6 £388 - 1
Coventry - 4 £315 - 3
Birmingham -7 3 £325 - 12
Worcestershire - 1 £288 -
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 11 (39.29%) HTML
1 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
1 11 (39.29%) CSS
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
1 11 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
3 8 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) MVC
3 8 (28.57%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.00%) MySQL
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (21.43%) Apache
5 6 (21.43%) UNIX
5 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (21.43%) SUSE
5 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
5 6 (21.43%) Open Source
5 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
5 6 (21.43%) REST
5 6 (21.43%) Web Design
5 6 (21.43%) Web Development
5 6 (21.43%) Kibana
5 6 (21.43%) Microservices
5 6 (21.43%) Flot
5 6 (21.43%) D3.js
6 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 6 (21.43%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.57%) SMTP
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) X.400
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.71%) CouchDB
5 3 (10.71%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (10.71%) Legal
1 3 (10.71%) Publishing
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Website Developer
2 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Training Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Trainer
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
1 11 (39.29%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) REST
2 6 (21.43%) Flot
2 6 (21.43%) D3.js
3 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (17.86%) Semantic HTML
3 5 (17.86%) Ajax
3 5 (17.86%) CSS3
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (17.86%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (17.86%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) XML
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) .NET
4 4 (14.29%) XML Schema
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Informatics
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 6 (21.43%) SUSE
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (28.57%) MVC
2 8 (28.57%) TDD
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (21.43%) Open Source
4 6 (21.43%) Web Design
4 6 (21.43%) Web Development
4 6 (21.43%) Microservices
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (17.86%) Functional Programming
5 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) ATDD
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
6 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) SAP
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
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