Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 74 95
Rank change year-on-year -28 +21 -13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 4 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.27% 1.34% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 8.15% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 7
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +55.00%
10th Percentile £423 £320 £373
90th Percentile £528 £500 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £500 £478
% change year-on-year -15.00% +4.71% +41.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.00 -

HTTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 178 233 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.06% 16.43% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 173 153
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £158 £154 £190
90th Percentile £488 £488 £520
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.00 £13.68 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.51% +9.44% -28.57%
10th Percentile £16.72 £9.93 £11.79
90th Percentile £42.50 £22.80 £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -18.60% +28.36%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Birmingham

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Birmingham

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Java 8
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace