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 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 100 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing HTTP 22 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.32% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.21% 2.28% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 9
Average daily rate £400 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £304 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £354 £480
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
England

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
268 307 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.50% 13.90% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 129 124
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 50 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.04 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £29.72
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 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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Staffordshire - 7 £320 - 4
Shropshire - 5 - -
Warwickshire +5 3 £328 +9.16% 7
Coventry -8 2 £450 +40.62% 8
Worcestershire - 2 £425 - 3
Birmingham -2 1 £455 - 13
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 31 (72.09%) HTML
2 28 (65.12%) CSS
3 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) Configuration Management
4 18 (41.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (39.53%) C#
5 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
6 16 (37.21%) DevOps
7 15 (34.88%) MVC
8 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
8 14 (32.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (30.23%) Web Development
9 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
9 13 (30.23%) .NET
9 13 (30.23%) Web Design
10 10 (23.26%) SOA
11 9 (20.93%) Linux
12 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
12 8 (18.60%) High Availability
13 7 (16.28%) ActionScript 3.0
13 7 (16.28%) Ajax
13 7 (16.28%) Apache Flex
13 7 (16.28%) TDD
13 7 (16.28%) Flash
13 7 (16.28%) Oracle
13 7 (16.28%) Photoshop
13 7 (16.28%) ActionScript
13 7 (16.28%) N-Tier

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.63%) SSL
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) FTP
3 4 (9.30%) Internet
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.65%) LDAP
5 2 (4.65%) Network Security
5 2 (4.65%) SMTP
5 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.33%) ICMP
6 1 (2.33%) IKE
6 1 (2.33%) IPv4
6 1 (2.33%) S/MIME
6 1 (2.33%) SNMP
6 1 (2.33%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.33%) Telnet
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) JUnit
2 3 (6.98%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.98%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Lead Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Flash Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Digital Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.98%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Lead C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) HTML
2 28 (65.12%) CSS
3 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
3 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (30.23%) .NET
5 7 (16.28%) Ajax
5 7 (16.28%) Apache Flex
5 7 (16.28%) Flash
6 6 (13.95%) HTML5
6 6 (13.95%) JSON
6 6 (13.95%) XML
7 5 (11.63%) CSS3
7 5 (11.63%) jQuery
7 5 (11.63%) SOAP
8 4 (9.30%) Middleware
8 4 (9.30%) REST
9 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.98%) J2SE
9 3 (6.98%) Web Services
9 3 (6.98%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.98%) Blog
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) CESG
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Configuration Management
2 18 (41.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (37.21%) DevOps
5 15 (34.88%) MVC
6 14 (32.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (30.23%) Web Design
7 13 (30.23%) Web Development
8 10 (23.26%) SOA
9 8 (18.60%) High Availability
9 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
10 7 (16.28%) TDD
11 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
12 4 (9.30%) Migration
12 4 (9.30%) Open Source
12 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
13 3 (6.98%) Change Control
13 3 (6.98%) Microservices
13 3 (6.98%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) C#
1 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.28%) ActionScript
2 7 (16.28%) ActionScript 3.0
3 5 (11.63%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) Scala
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
5 3 (6.98%) Haskell
6 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) HL7
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe
3 3 (6.98%) webMethods
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
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