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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 105 97 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -35
Contract jobs citing HTTP 11 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.69% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 6.30% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 12
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.64% +12.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -4.16%
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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
311 238 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.57% 10.90% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 105 93
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £224 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 11 46
Average hourly rate £28.69 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.87% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.51 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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
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 5 March 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
Warwickshire - 3 £300 - 4
Coventry +1 2 £320 - 7
Birmingham -2 2 £325 -25.71% 9
Brierley Hill - - - -
Dudley - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 6
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) XML
2 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 7 (38.89%) XML Schema
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) SAP
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
7 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) Extranet
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) Couchbase
3 2 (11.11%) CouchDB
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) DTS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Hudson
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) XML Schema
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) Spring
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) Ajax
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
6 3 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.11%) Java EE
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Programming
5 2 (11.11%) ATDD
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) AOP
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) B2B
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Control-M
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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