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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 104 105 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing HTTP 24 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.28% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.21% 1.96% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 11
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£320 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -38.23%
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
461 306 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.93% 14.50% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 145 142
Average daily rate £320 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £178 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Coventry +6 14 £320 - 3
Warwickshire - 3 £485 - 6
Birmingham -3 1 - - 12
Staffordshire - 1 - - 4
Solihull - - - - 5
Worcestershire - - - - 1
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (41.67%) IBM
1 15 (41.67%) HTML
1 15 (41.67%) WebSphere
1 15 (41.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (38.89%) SAP
3 13 (36.11%) .NET
3 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (36.11%) TDD
4 12 (33.33%) CSS
4 12 (33.33%) XML
4 12 (33.33%) MVC
5 11 (30.56%) Web Services
5 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
5 11 (30.56%) Java
5 11 (30.56%) jQuery
6 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 10 (27.78%) CSS3
6 10 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
6 10 (27.78%) Ajax
6 10 (27.78%) UNIX
6 10 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 10 (27.78%) Semantic HTML
6 10 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) FTP
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) SMTP
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) Extranet
3 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) JMeter
2 3 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (13.89%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) C# Developer
3 8 (22.22%) WebSphere Developer
4 7 (19.44%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) HTML
1 15 (41.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 13 (36.11%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
3 12 (33.33%) CSS
3 12 (33.33%) XML
4 11 (30.56%) Web Services
4 11 (30.56%) jQuery
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (27.78%) CSS3
5 10 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
5 10 (27.78%) Ajax
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (27.78%) Semantic HTML
5 10 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (22.22%) SOAP
6 8 (22.22%) XML Schema
7 6 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (13.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) DataPower
1 5 (13.89%) AS400
2 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) UNIX
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) zOS
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (36.11%) TDD
2 12 (33.33%) MVC
3 10 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (27.78%) Functional Programming
4 8 (22.22%) SOA
5 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 5 (13.89%) UML
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Test Management
8 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.56%) Web Development
8 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.56%) OOP
8 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.78%) User Stories
9 1 (2.78%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) C#
1 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
2 11 (30.56%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) C
5 2 (5.56%) VB6
5 2 (5.56%) VB
5 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) CCNA
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) IBM
2 14 (38.89%) SAP
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Remedy
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.78%) F5
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