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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 117 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 28 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.68% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 6.30% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 12
Median daily rate £500 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £61.25
% change year-on-year
-55.41% -45.07%
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
462 270 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.27% 10.83% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 144 226
Median daily rate £388 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £487 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 28
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 10 £443 - 1
Birmingham -15 5 £350 +16.66% 5
Coventry -17 2 £394 +43.18% 5
Solihull -8 1 £270 -10.00% 5
Warwickshire - 1 £350 - 9
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) Linux
3 28 (51.85%) Continuous Delivery
4 25 (46.30%) Puppet
5 23 (42.59%) Docker
6 22 (40.74%) CSS
7 21 (38.89%) Java
8 20 (37.04%) HTML
9 18 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 18 (33.33%) Open Source
10 17 (31.48%) Microservices
10 17 (31.48%) TDD
11 16 (29.63%) Spring
11 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
12 15 (27.78%) REST
13 14 (25.93%) Maven
13 14 (25.93%) C#
13 14 (25.93%) .NET
14 13 (24.07%) DevOps
14 13 (24.07%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (24.07%) WireMock
15 12 (22.22%) Hystrix
15 12 (22.22%) SoapUI
15 12 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (22.22%) Graphite
15 12 (22.22%) Spring Boot
15 12 (22.22%) ELK Stack
15 12 (22.22%) MVC
16 11 (20.37%) CMS
16 11 (20.37%) Web Development

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 11 (20.37%) CMS
1 11 (20.37%) Sitefinity
2 7 (12.96%) nginx
2 7 (12.96%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.41%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) JBoss
3 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) Jetty
6 1 (1.85%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.96%) IaaS
2 7 (12.96%) PaaS
3 4 (7.41%) GitHub
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.67%) DNS
2 9 (16.67%) SSL
3 7 (12.96%) HTTPS
4 6 (11.11%) DHCP
4 6 (11.11%) VPN
5 4 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 4 (7.41%) Firewall
5 4 (7.41%) Internet
5 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.41%) Wireless
5 4 (7.41%) ZigBee
6 3 (5.56%) FTP
7 2 (3.70%) BGP
7 2 (3.70%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.70%) LAN
7 2 (3.70%) MPLS
7 2 (3.70%) OSPF
7 2 (3.70%) SMTP
7 2 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.93%) Maven
3 12 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.41%) IntelliJ
4 4 (7.41%) JUnit
4 4 (7.41%) Selenium
5 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.70%) Ant
6 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.85%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Gatling
7 1 (1.85%) Grunt
7 1 (1.85%) gulp
7 1 (1.85%) jMock
7 1 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.85%) Mockito
7 1 (1.85%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Architect
3 11 (20.37%) Java Architect
3 11 (20.37%) Software Architect
4 10 (18.52%) Java Software Architect
5 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Java Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Software Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Django Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) CSS
2 20 (37.04%) HTML
3 16 (29.63%) Spring
4 15 (27.78%) REST
5 14 (25.93%) .NET
6 13 (24.07%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (24.07%) WireMock
7 12 (22.22%) ELK Stack
7 12 (22.22%) Hystrix
7 12 (22.22%) Spring Boot
8 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
8 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (20.37%) JSON
9 4 (7.41%) Play Framework
9 4 (7.41%) XML
10 3 (5.56%) Celery
10 3 (5.56%) Django
10 3 (5.56%) Flask
10 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Private Cloud
2 4 (7.41%) Arduino
2 4 (7.41%) Home Automation
2 4 (7.41%) Internet of Things
2 4 (7.41%) Raspberry Pi
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows
4 5 (9.26%) Unix
5 1 (1.85%) CentOS
5 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (33.33%) Open Source
4 17 (31.48%) Microservices
4 17 (31.48%) TDD
5 13 (24.07%) DevOps
6 12 (22.22%) MVC
7 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
7 11 (20.37%) Content Management
7 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (20.37%) Web Development
8 9 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 9 (16.67%) Scrum
8 9 (16.67%) Web Design
9 8 (14.81%) Software Architecture
9 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.96%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (5.56%) OO
12 2 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) Scala
6 2 (3.70%) Haskell
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 2 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.85%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.85%) Groovy
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) CCIE
2 2 (3.70%) CCNP
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (42.59%) Docker
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (46.30%) Puppet
2 12 (22.22%) Graphite
3 9 (16.67%) Consul
4 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.41%) Ansible
6 3 (5.56%) Kibana
7 2 (3.70%) logstash
8 1 (1.85%) Grafana
8 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) VMware
2 8 (14.81%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.70%) Adobe
3 2 (3.70%) Brocade
3 2 (3.70%) Juniper
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) webMethods
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
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