The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS 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 HTTPS over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 99 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% - 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£360 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.05 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.05 - £36.50
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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
292 266 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.50% 12.76% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 128 75
Average daily rate £300 £332 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 15 53
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £29.30 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTPS across the West Midlands region.

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the West Midlands region.

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HTTPS
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 HTTPS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 - 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 - -
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 7 (77.78%) Automotive
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) 4G
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) MIMO
3 3 (33.33%) LTE
3 3 (33.33%) Telematics
3 3 (33.33%) 3G
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) IPv4
3 3 (33.33%) IPv6
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) 2G
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) DMAIC
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) CSS

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) 4G
1 3 (33.33%) MIMO
1 3 (33.33%) LTE
1 3 (33.33%) 3G
1 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) IPv4
1 3 (33.33%) IPv6
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) 2G
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (77.78%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Struts
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) DMAIC
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle