Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 72 62
Rank change year-on-year -14 -10 +21
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.077% 1.76% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 11.62% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 33
Birmingham median daily rate - £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +18.75%
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +15.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +8.53% +7.50% -

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 156 241 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.02% 15.14% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 170 131
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £171 £155 £213
90th Percentile £476 £526 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £391
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.15% +11.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 12
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -
10th Percentile £13.86 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.88 £42.35 £26.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £30.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year -43.65% +101.12% -16.67%

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 23 February 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet