Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 75 74
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% 1.61% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 9.62% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 24
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -0.54% +55.00%
10th Percentile £418 £320 £417
90th Percentile £483 £538 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £482 £463
% change year-on-year -11.76% +4.14% +27.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 188 260 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.23% 16.72% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 192 133
Birmingham median daily rate £360 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £181 £154 £205
90th Percentile £488 £486 £535
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 8
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.00 £13.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.73% -8.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £16.58 £9.98 £10.69
90th Percentile £42.50 £31.10 £26.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £22.49 £21.50
% change year-on-year -22.19% +4.60% +22.86%

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 19 November 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 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Java 8
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Java 8