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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 100 97 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 17 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.79% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.27% 4.57% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 2
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£300 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +122.22%
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
271 438 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.90% 17.30% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 226 150
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £461 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 31
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
Birmingham +12 8 £300 - 14
Staffordshire -1 7 £363 - 2
Solihull - 3 £300 - 3
Coventry -11 2 £275 -14.06% 6
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (60.00%) HTML
1 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (60.00%) CSS
2 14 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (37.14%) CSS3
4 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 9 (25.71%) HTML5
6 8 (22.86%) jQuery
6 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) SOA
6 8 (22.86%) Finance
6 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
7 7 (20.00%) MVC
7 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (20.00%) N-Tier
7 7 (20.00%) Flash
7 7 (20.00%) ActionScript
7 7 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 7 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 7 (20.00%) REST
7 7 (20.00%) TDD
7 7 (20.00%) Ajax
8 6 (17.14%) Web Development
8 6 (17.14%) SUSE
8 6 (17.14%) Web Design
8 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
8 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
8 6 (17.14%) Open Source
8 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (17.14%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Portal
3 1 (2.86%) Lync
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Google Analytics
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
1 4 (11.43%) SSL
1 4 (11.43%) BIG-IP
2 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) X.400
3 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Couchbase
4 2 (5.71%) CouchDB
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
2 3 (8.57%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Flash Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Website Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.57%) HTML Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Training Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Trainer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) HTML
1 21 (60.00%) CSS
2 13 (37.14%) CSS3
3 9 (25.71%) HTML5
4 8 (22.86%) jQuery
5 7 (20.00%) Ajax
5 7 (20.00%) Flash
5 7 (20.00%) REST
6 6 (17.14%) D3.js
6 6 (17.14%) Flot
7 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (11.43%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (11.43%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
7 4 (11.43%) .NET
7 4 (11.43%) JSON
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) SUSE
3 4 (11.43%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Solaris
5 1 (2.86%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (22.86%) SOA
2 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.00%) MVC
3 7 (20.00%) TDD
4 6 (17.14%) Web Design
4 6 (17.14%) Web Development
4 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.14%) Open Source
4 6 (17.14%) Microservices
5 5 (14.29%) Change Control
6 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
6 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Functional Programming
7 3 (8.57%) Content Management
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) ActionScript
2 7 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.43%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) ABAP
4 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.43%) F5
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) Syclo
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