Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 July 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 184 201
Rank change year-on-year +42 +17 -13
Contract jobs citing HTTP 96 76 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.24% 0.79% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.34% 6.35% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 26
Midlands median daily rate £500 £488 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +34.48% -
10th Percentile £320 £311 £304
90th Percentile £550 £538 £425
England median daily rate £495 £450 £414
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.76% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £19.23 £41.25
% change year-on-year +69.01% -53.38% -2.94%

HTTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1028 1196 1094
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 13.29% 12.47% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 659 571
Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £167 £185 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £488
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 60 97
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.73 £9.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +21.95% +10.93%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in the Midlands

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in the Midlands

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in the Midlands

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in the Midlands

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +41 65 £494 +1.36% 4
East Midlands +1 31 £500 +28.95% 1
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 72 (75.00%) Linux
2 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (55.21%) Git (software)
4 51 (53.13%) SSL
5 48 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (48.96%) TCP/IP
7 40 (41.67%) Python
8 39 (40.63%) JSON
9 38 (39.58%) Unix
10 36 (37.50%) Java
10 36 (37.50%) Jenkins
11 35 (36.46%) REST
12 34 (35.42%) Subversion
13 31 (32.29%) SOAP
13 31 (32.29%) Configuration Management
14 30 (31.25%) Scrum
14 30 (31.25%) XML
14 30 (31.25%) Open Source
15 28 (29.17%) DevOps
16 27 (28.13%) Ansible
16 27 (28.13%) TDD
17 26 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (26.04%) Ruby
19 24 (25.00%) Kanban
19 24 (25.00%) MongoDB
20 23 (23.96%) Puppet
20 23 (23.96%) SOA
21 19 (19.79%) HTML
21 19 (19.79%) SQL
22 18 (18.75%) MySQL

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 18 (18.75%) Apache
1 18 (18.75%) JBoss
2 12 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 11 (11.46%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.21%) Confluence
5 4 (4.17%) IIS
5 4 (4.17%) Mule
5 4 (4.17%) nginx
5 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.08%) Mule ESB
7 2 (2.08%) WildFly
8 1 (1.04%) CMS
8 1 (1.04%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (1.04%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.42%) IaaS
2 10 (10.42%) PaaS
3 5 (5.21%) Google Analytics
4 4 (4.17%) GitHub
5 2 (2.08%) SaaS
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.04%) Route 53
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (53.13%) SSL
2 47 (48.96%) TCP/IP
3 16 (16.67%) DNS
4 9 (9.38%) Internet
5 6 (6.25%) LAN
6 5 (5.21%) Firewall
6 5 (5.21%) HTTPS
6 5 (5.21%) RTCP
6 5 (5.21%) RTP
6 5 (5.21%) VoIP
7 4 (4.17%) ICMP
7 4 (4.17%) Megaco
7 4 (4.17%) SNMP
8 3 (3.13%) SMTP
8 3 (3.13%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.08%) AMQP
10 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 18 (18.75%) MySQL
3 12 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.38%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (55.21%) Git (software)
2 36 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 34 (35.42%) Subversion
4 18 (18.75%) Maven
5 15 (15.63%) SoapUI
6 12 (12.50%) IntelliJ
7 11 (11.46%) JUnit
7 11 (11.46%) Selenium
8 7 (7.29%) Eclipse
9 6 (6.25%) Cucumber
10 5 (5.21%) Grunt
10 5 (5.21%) gulp
10 5 (5.21%) JIRA
10 5 (5.21%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (5.21%) Sublime Text
11 4 (4.17%) Ant
11 4 (4.17%) Gatling
11 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.04%) JMeter
12 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (2.08%) Banking
1 2 (2.08%) Finance
1 2 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.63%) Scala Developer
3 11 (11.46%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.46%) SOA Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Agile Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Linux Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Architect
5 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (5.21%) ABAP Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) SAP Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior WebOps Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) WebOps Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Build Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Messaging Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (40.63%) JSON
2 35 (36.46%) REST
3 31 (32.29%) SOAP
4 30 (31.25%) XML
5 19 (19.79%) HTML
6 18 (18.75%) Middleware
6 18 (18.75%) Spring
7 17 (17.71%) JSON Schema
7 17 (17.71%) WSDL
8 15 (15.63%) CSS
9 14 (14.58%) Web Services
9 14 (14.58%) XSD
9 14 (14.58%) XSLT
10 13 (13.54%) HTML5
10 13 (13.54%) Play Framework
11 12 (12.50%) Node.js
12 11 (11.46%) .NET
13 10 (10.42%) J2EE
14 9 (9.38%) J2SE
14 9 (9.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.17%) PKI
3 3 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.04%) RIA
4 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.00%) Linux
2 38 (39.58%) Unix
3 16 (16.67%) Windows
4 14 (14.58%) Mac OS X
5 12 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 8 (8.33%) CoreOS
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.08%) AIX
8 2 (2.08%) HPUX
8 2 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (32.29%) Configuration Management
4 30 (31.25%) Open Source
4 30 (31.25%) Scrum
5 28 (29.17%) DevOps
6 27 (28.13%) TDD
7 24 (25.00%) Kanban
8 23 (23.96%) SOA
9 16 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 14 (14.58%) Conceptual Models
11 12 (12.50%) OO
11 12 (12.50%) Web Operations
12 11 (11.46%) MVC
13 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.38%) Microservices
14 8 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
16 6 (6.25%) Data Modelling
16 6 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.67%) Python
2 36 (37.50%) Java
3 25 (26.04%) Ruby
4 19 (19.79%) SQL
5 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
6 16 (16.67%) PHP
6 16 (16.67%) Scala
7 13 (13.54%) C#
8 11 (11.46%) Perl
9 7 (7.29%) Groovy
10 6 (6.25%) ABAP
10 6 (6.25%) SAPscript
11 5 (5.21%) C++
11 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
12 4 (4.17%) C
12 4 (4.17%) Go
12 4 (4.17%) Haskell
13 3 (3.13%) ActionScript
14 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
14 2 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.04%) Analytics IQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.04%) WAI
2 1 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (28.13%) Ansible
2 26 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (23.96%) Puppet
4 12 (12.50%) Salt
5 6 (6.25%) Kibana
6 4 (4.17%) Grafana
7 3 (3.13%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.13%) Mesos
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (2.08%) collectd
8 2 (2.08%) logstash
8 2 (2.08%) StatsD
8 2 (2.08%) Terraform
9 1 (1.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) WSO2
2 11 (11.46%) Google
3 10 (10.42%) MuleSoft
3 10 (10.42%) Rackspace
4 9 (9.38%) webMethods
5 7 (7.29%) Adobe
5 7 (7.29%) Oracle
5 7 (7.29%) SAP
6 5 (5.21%) Cisco
6 5 (5.21%) Juniper
6 5 (5.21%) Mitel
7 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.17%) VMware
8 1 (1.04%) HP
8 1 (1.04%) SaltStack
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