Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 124 187
Rank change year-on-year -61 +63 -21
Contract jobs citing HTTP 57 140 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.72% 1.57% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.77% 12.08% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 81 44
Midlands median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.43% +6.73%
10th Percentile £275 £320 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £517
England median daily rate £500 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 - -
England median hourly rate £33.54 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -32.92% +25.00% -7.51%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,194 1,159 998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.17% 12.99% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 647 518
Midlands median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £152 £158 £175
90th Percentile £500 £525 £500
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +0.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 58 89
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.59 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +3.92% -32.89%
10th Percentile £10.38 £9.21 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £38.10
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +6.02%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 -24 52 £500 +11.11% 18
East Midlands -44 6 £450 - 6
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (59.65%) Java
3 31 (54.39%) Linux
4 30 (52.63%) DevOps
5 29 (50.88%) Git (software)
6 27 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (45.61%) Scrum
7 26 (45.61%) SSL
8 24 (42.11%) Jenkins
9 23 (40.35%) Puppet
10 20 (35.09%) Configuration Management
10 20 (35.09%) Maven
10 20 (35.09%) REST
10 20 (35.09%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (33.33%) Ansible
11 19 (33.33%) Docker
12 18 (31.58%) Subversion
12 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
12 18 (31.58%) XML
13 17 (29.82%) Python
14 16 (28.07%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (26.32%) Ruby
15 15 (26.32%) JSON
15 15 (26.32%) JIRA
16 14 (24.56%) Apache
16 14 (24.56%) Tomcat
16 14 (24.56%) Bash Shell
17 13 (22.81%) Open Source
17 13 (22.81%) Amazon EC2
17 13 (22.81%) Amazon S3

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 14 (24.56%) Apache
1 14 (24.56%) Tomcat
2 13 (22.81%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (14.04%) Confluence
4 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
5 6 (10.53%) nginx
6 5 (8.77%) JBoss
7 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
8 2 (3.51%) IIS
8 2 (3.51%) Mule
8 2 (3.51%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.75%) Jetty
9 1 (1.75%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.09%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (22.81%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (22.81%) Amazon ELB
2 13 (22.81%) Amazon S3
2 13 (22.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (14.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (8.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (8.77%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (8.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (8.77%) Route 53
5 3 (5.26%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.75%) GitHub
7 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.75%) Office 365
7 1 (1.75%) PaaS
7 1 (1.75%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) SSL
2 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.54%) DNS
4 8 (14.04%) Bluetooth
4 8 (14.04%) OpenLDAP
4 8 (14.04%) OpenVPN
4 8 (14.04%) SSH
4 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.02%) Internet
6 2 (3.51%) MQTT
7 1 (1.75%) AMQP
7 1 (1.75%) DHCP
7 1 (1.75%) Firewall
7 1 (1.75%) IPv6
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
7 1 (1.75%) Megaco
7 1 (1.75%) RTCP
7 1 (1.75%) RTP
7 1 (1.75%) SMS
7 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (22.81%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (19.30%) MongoDB
4 9 (15.79%) MySQL
5 5 (8.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (50.88%) Git (software)
2 24 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 20 (35.09%) Maven
4 18 (31.58%) Subversion
5 15 (26.32%) JIRA
6 12 (21.05%) Ant
6 12 (21.05%) JUnit
7 11 (19.30%) Bitbucket
7 11 (19.30%) SonarQube
7 11 (19.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (14.04%) Gradle
8 8 (14.04%) Liquibase
9 5 (8.77%) Android Studio
10 4 (7.02%) Selenium
11 3 (5.26%) CocoaPods
11 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
11 3 (5.26%) Mercurial
11 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
12 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
12 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 7 (12.28%) Automotive
2 2 (3.51%) Advertising
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.28%) WebOps Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Android Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior WebOps Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.51%) Messaging Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Software Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) REST
2 18 (31.58%) XML
3 15 (26.32%) JSON
4 13 (22.81%) Elastic Stack
5 11 (19.30%) Web Services
6 8 (14.04%) CSS
6 8 (14.04%) HTML
6 8 (14.04%) MCollective
7 7 (12.28%) HTML5
7 7 (12.28%) J2SE
8 6 (10.53%) Middleware
8 6 (10.53%) Servlets
8 6 (10.53%) Spring
8 6 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (8.77%) JMS
9 5 (8.77%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (8.77%) Sensu
9 5 (8.77%) SOAP
10 4 (7.02%) CSS3
10 4 (7.02%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Linux Command Line
1 8 (14.04%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Animation
3 2 (3.51%) Infotainment
3 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) CentOS
3 6 (10.53%) Android
4 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.02%) Unix
5 3 (5.26%) Windows
6 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.75%) Debian
7 1 (1.75%) Fedora
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) DevOps
3 27 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (45.61%) Scrum
5 20 (35.09%) Configuration Management
6 13 (22.81%) Open Source
7 11 (19.30%) Coaching
7 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
8 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (15.79%) Load Balancing
9 8 (14.04%) Service Management
9 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.04%) TDD
9 8 (14.04%) Web Operations
10 7 (12.28%) Process Architecture
11 6 (10.53%) Android Development
12 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
12 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.77%) Speech Recognition
12 5 (8.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) Java
2 17 (29.82%) Python
3 15 (26.32%) Ruby
4 14 (24.56%) Bash Shell
5 9 (15.79%) PHP
6 8 (14.04%) Groovy
7 7 (12.28%) SQL
8 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 5 (8.77%) Scala
10 4 (7.02%) Perl
11 3 (5.26%) Apple Swift
11 3 (5.26%) C#
11 3 (5.26%) Jython
11 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
12 2 (3.51%) Go
13 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) Degree
4 6 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Docker
2 8 (14.04%) Postfix
2 8 (14.04%) Squid
2 8 (14.04%) vCloud
2 8 (14.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) KVM
3 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (40.35%) Puppet
2 19 (33.33%) Ansible
3 13 (22.81%) Kibana
3 13 (22.81%) logstash
3 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (22.81%) Salt
3 13 (22.81%) Terraform
4 8 (14.04%) Docker Swarm
4 8 (14.04%) Kubernetes
4 8 (14.04%) Rancher
4 8 (14.04%) Rsyslog
4 8 (14.04%) Sysdig
4 8 (14.04%) ZABBIX
5 5 (8.77%) collectd
5 5 (8.77%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) VMware
2 8 (14.04%) Rackspace
2 8 (14.04%) Sonatype
3 5 (8.77%) SaltStack
4 3 (5.26%) Google
4 3 (5.26%) WSO2
5 2 (3.51%) Apple
5 2 (3.51%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.51%) webMethods
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Juniper
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.75%) Mitel
6 1 (1.75%) Perforce
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat