Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - +35 +2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.15% - 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% - 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £300 - £363
10th Percentile £275 - £344
90th Percentile £325 - £393
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
Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 35 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.36% 8.39% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 24
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £323 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% -11.34% +15.48%
10th Percentile £210 £110 £269
90th Percentile £400 £506 £464
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £29.60 £40.50 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.91% +181.25% +51.58%
10th Percentile £16.69 £21.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.43 £47.20 £18.00
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 Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Staffordshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) J2SE
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) REST

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2SE
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL