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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 115 108 105
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing HTTP 28 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.91% 2.99% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 5
Median daily rate £488 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £307 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £376 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-35.90% -23.52%
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
405 334 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.51% 14.09% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 188 142
Median daily rate £363 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.21 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 14 £488 - 1
Coventry -4 6 £319 +1.19% 1
Solihull - 2 £270 -
Worcestershire -8 1 £425 +47.82% 1
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (60.78%) Linux
3 26 (50.98%) Java
4 24 (47.06%) MongoDB
5 23 (45.10%) HTML
6 22 (43.14%) CSS
6 22 (43.14%) Puppet
6 22 (43.14%) Git (software)
7 21 (41.18%) Open Source
7 21 (41.18%) Microservices
8 20 (39.22%) Docker
8 20 (39.22%) Spring
9 16 (31.37%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
11 14 (27.45%) SSL
11 14 (27.45%) C#
11 14 (27.45%) Maven
12 13 (25.49%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (25.49%) TDD
12 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
12 13 (25.49%) WireMock
13 12 (23.53%) Hystrix
13 12 (23.53%) SoapUI
13 12 (23.53%) REST
13 12 (23.53%) Spring Boot
13 12 (23.53%) Graphite
13 12 (23.53%) ELK Stack
13 12 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (21.57%) DevOps
15 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.69%) Apache
2 7 (13.73%) JBoss
2 7 (13.73%) nginx
2 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.76%) CMS
3 6 (11.76%) Sitefinity
4 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) IIS
6 1 (1.96%) Jetty
6 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 14 (27.45%) SSL
3 8 (15.69%) HTTPS
4 7 (13.73%) VPN
5 6 (11.76%) DHCP
5 6 (11.76%) Internet
6 5 (9.80%) Firewall
6 5 (9.80%) FTP
7 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
7 4 (7.84%) LAN
7 4 (7.84%) WAN
7 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (7.84%) Wireless
7 4 (7.84%) ZigBee
8 3 (5.88%) DNS
8 3 (5.88%) SMTP
9 2 (3.92%) BGP
9 2 (3.92%) EIGRP
9 2 (3.92%) MPLS
9 2 (3.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) Git (software)
2 14 (27.45%) Maven
3 12 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 8 (15.69%) IntelliJ
4 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
4 8 (15.69%) JUnit
4 8 (15.69%) Selenium
5 7 (13.73%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.88%) Ant
7 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.92%) Subversion
8 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.96%) Gatling
8 1 (1.96%) Gradle
8 1 (1.96%) Grunt
8 1 (1.96%) gulp
8 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.96%) Sublime Text
General
1 4 (7.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Architect
3 12 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) Java Architect
4 11 (21.57%) Software Architect
5 10 (19.61%) Java Software Architect
6 8 (15.69%) Senior Architect
6 8 (15.69%) Software Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Digital Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Architect
7 7 (13.73%) Senior Software Architect
8 6 (11.76%) Flash Developer
9 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
10 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (5.88%) ActionScript Developer
11 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (5.88%) Network Manager
11 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) HTML
2 22 (43.14%) CSS
3 20 (39.22%) Spring
4 13 (25.49%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (25.49%) WireMock
5 12 (23.53%) ELK Stack
5 12 (23.53%) Hystrix
5 12 (23.53%) REST
5 12 (23.53%) Spring Boot
6 9 (17.65%) XML
7 8 (15.69%) .NET
7 8 (15.69%) HTML5
7 8 (15.69%) J2EE
7 8 (15.69%) JSON
7 8 (15.69%) Play Framework
8 7 (13.73%) EJB
8 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
8 7 (13.73%) J2SE
8 7 (13.73%) SOAP
9 6 (11.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.84%) Arduino
2 4 (7.84%) Home Automation
2 4 (7.84%) Internet of Things
2 4 (7.84%) Raspberry Pi
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 31 (60.78%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Unix
3 6 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) Microservices
2 21 (41.18%) Open Source
3 16 (31.37%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
4 13 (25.49%) TDD
5 11 (21.57%) DevOps
6 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 8 (15.69%) Software Architecture
9 7 (13.73%) Web Development
10 6 (11.76%) Content Management
10 6 (11.76%) High Availability
10 6 (11.76%) MVC
10 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
10 6 (11.76%) SOA
11 5 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (9.80%) Web Design
12 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) C#
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.61%) Scala
4 9 (17.65%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) Haskell
6 6 (11.76%) ActionScript
6 6 (11.76%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (3.92%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) COBOL
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) R
8 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) CCIE
2 2 (3.92%) CCNP
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (43.14%) Puppet
2 12 (23.53%) Graphite
3 9 (17.65%) Consul
4 3 (5.88%) Kibana
5 2 (3.92%) logstash
6 1 (1.96%) Ansible
6 1 (1.96%) Grafana
6 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Adobe
2 7 (13.73%) webMethods
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Brocade
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) Juniper
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Posted: 6 days ago