Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 73 77
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 27 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.68% 1.91% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.75% 13.74% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 9
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £465 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +55.00% -20.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £463 £365
% change year-on-year +2.70% +26.71% +12.31%
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 277 211 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.23% 13.92% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 134 114
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £203 £173
90th Percentile £488 £534 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.69 £10.73
90th Percentile £31.10 £26.00 £20.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.10% +20.00% -12.50%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 22 (81.48%) Linux
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 20 (74.07%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (66.67%) DevOps
5 17 (62.96%) Ansible
5 17 (62.96%) Jenkins
5 17 (62.96%) Puppet
5 17 (62.96%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (62.96%) Configuration Management
6 15 (55.56%) Python
7 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
7 14 (51.85%) SSL
7 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
8 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
8 13 (48.15%) logstash
8 13 (48.15%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (48.15%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (48.15%) Java
8 13 (48.15%) Subversion
8 13 (48.15%) Kibana
8 13 (48.15%) Elastic Stack
8 13 (48.15%) Terraform
9 12 (44.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (44.44%) PHP
9 12 (44.44%) Docker
9 12 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (44.44%) Amazon S3

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 13 (48.15%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (37.04%) Apache
3 7 (25.93%) Confluence
3 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
4 5 (18.52%) nginx
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 20 (74.07%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (44.44%) Amazon S3
2 12 (44.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (18.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (18.52%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (18.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (18.52%) Route 53
5 1 (3.70%) GitHub
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.70%) Office 365
5 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) SSL
1 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
2 11 (40.74%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (25.93%) OpenVPN
3 7 (25.93%) SSH
4 3 (11.11%) ICMP
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.70%) IPv6
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) RTCP
5 1 (3.70%) RTP
5 1 (3.70%) SMS
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (48.15%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (37.04%) MongoDB
3 10 (37.04%) MySQL
4 5 (18.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 17 (62.96%) Jenkins
3 13 (48.15%) Subversion
4 7 (25.93%) Ant
4 7 (25.93%) Bitbucket
4 7 (25.93%) JIRA
4 7 (25.93%) JUnit
4 7 (25.93%) Liquibase
4 7 (25.93%) Maven
4 7 (25.93%) SonarQube
4 7 (25.93%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) git-flow
General
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) WebOps Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Django Developer
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 7 (25.93%) MCollective
3 7 (25.93%) REST
4 6 (22.22%) Sensu
5 5 (18.52%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) CGI
7 3 (11.11%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) FastCGI
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
8 2 (7.41%) CSS3
8 2 (7.41%) HTML5
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) LESS
8 2 (7.41%) Redux
9 1 (3.70%) React
9 1 (3.70%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) RIA
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) CentOS
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (66.67%) DevOps
3 17 (62.96%) Configuration Management
4 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
4 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) Web Operations
5 10 (37.04%) Open Source
6 7 (25.93%) Coaching
6 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (25.93%) Service Management
6 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
7 6 (22.22%) Process Architecture
8 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
9 3 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (11.11%) OOP
9 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
9 3 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) PHP
4 9 (33.33%) Ruby
5 7 (25.93%) Groovy
6 3 (11.11%) C
6 3 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) Go
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Docker
2 7 (25.93%) Postfix
2 7 (25.93%) Squid
2 7 (25.93%) vCloud
2 7 (25.93%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) Ansible
1 17 (62.96%) Puppet
2 13 (48.15%) Kibana
2 13 (48.15%) logstash
2 13 (48.15%) Terraform
3 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (37.04%) Salt
4 7 (25.93%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (25.93%) Kubernetes
4 7 (25.93%) Rancher
4 7 (25.93%) Rsyslog
4 7 (25.93%) Sysdig
4 7 (25.93%) ZABBIX
5 6 (22.22%) collectd
5 6 (22.22%) StatsD
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 7 (25.93%) Sonatype
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Mitel