The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 28 June 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 / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 19 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 10.86% 3.94% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.34% 26.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 0
Median daily rate £500 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +21.81% +6.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year -27.98% -53.71%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 41 53 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 23.43% 14.93% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 14
Median daily rate £475 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £335 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing HTTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Shropshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Shropshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +16 17 £500 +2.56%
HTTP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 29 (93.55%) Git (software)
3 26 (83.87%) SSL
4 25 (80.65%) JSON
4 25 (80.65%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (67.74%) Unix
6 21 (67.74%) SOAP
6 21 (67.74%) XML
7 17 (54.84%) Subversion
7 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
8 16 (51.61%) Scala
8 16 (51.61%) Open Source
8 16 (51.61%) Scrum
8 16 (51.61%) Java
9 14 (45.16%) C#
9 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
9 14 (45.16%) WSDL
9 14 (45.16%) TDD
9 14 (45.16%) Python
9 14 (45.16%) Middleware
9 14 (45.16%) Configuration Management
9 14 (45.16%) Kanban
9 14 (45.16%) DevOps
9 14 (45.16%) JSON Schema
10 13 (41.94%) Conceptual Models
10 13 (41.94%) SoapUI
10 13 (41.94%) Mac OS X
10 13 (41.94%) SOA
10 13 (41.94%) XSD

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 8 (25.81%) JBoss
1 8 (25.81%) WebLogic
2 7 (22.58%) Apache
3 6 (19.35%) nginx
3 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
4 4 (12.90%) Confluence
5 2 (6.45%) Mule
6 1 (3.23%) Mule ESB
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) GitHub
1 6 (19.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (83.87%) SSL
2 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) AMQP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
2 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (93.55%) Git (software)
2 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
2 17 (54.84%) Subversion
3 13 (41.94%) SoapUI
4 12 (38.71%) IntelliJ
4 12 (38.71%) Selenium
5 9 (29.03%) JUnit
5 9 (29.03%) Maven
6 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
7 6 (19.35%) Ant
7 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
7 6 (19.35%) Gatling
7 6 (19.35%) Grunt
7 6 (19.35%) gulp
7 6 (19.35%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (19.35%) Sublime Text
8 4 (12.90%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Scala Developer
3 11 (35.48%) SOA Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Linux Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Agile Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Messaging Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Digital Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Scala Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Scala Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) JSON
2 21 (67.74%) SOAP
2 21 (67.74%) XML
3 14 (45.16%) JSON Schema
3 14 (45.16%) Middleware
3 14 (45.16%) WSDL
4 13 (41.94%) XSD
5 12 (38.71%) REST
5 12 (38.71%) Spring
5 12 (38.71%) XSLT
6 11 (35.48%) CSS
6 11 (35.48%) HTML
6 11 (35.48%) HTML5
6 11 (35.48%) Play Framework
7 7 (22.58%) EJB
7 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
7 7 (22.58%) J2EE
7 7 (22.58%) J2SE
8 6 (19.35%) jQuery
8 6 (19.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Unix
3 13 (41.94%) Mac OS X
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) AIX
6 1 (3.23%) HPUX
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Open Source
3 16 (51.61%) Scrum
4 14 (45.16%) Configuration Management
4 14 (45.16%) DevOps
4 14 (45.16%) Kanban
4 14 (45.16%) TDD
5 13 (41.94%) Conceptual Models
5 13 (41.94%) SOA
6 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.81%) Microservices
8 6 (19.35%) Analytics
9 4 (12.90%) MVC
9 4 (12.90%) OWASP
9 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (12.90%) Web Design
10 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.45%) Coaching
11 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
1 16 (51.61%) Scala
2 14 (45.16%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) Python
3 10 (32.26%) Ruby
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) Groovy
6 6 (19.35%) Haskell
6 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 6 (19.35%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Puppet
2 9 (29.03%) Ansible
3 6 (19.35%) Grafana
3 6 (19.35%) Kibana
4 1 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) WSO2
2 10 (32.26%) Google
3 9 (29.03%) MuleSoft
4 8 (25.81%) webMethods
5 7 (22.58%) Adobe