The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 3 months to 29 March 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.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 106 106
Rank change year-on-year +22 0  
Contract jobs citing HTTP 31 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.39% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 7.47% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 15
Median daily rate £475 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.23% -3.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% -18.42%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 296 308 363
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.23% 11.21% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 139 174
Median daily rate £399 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 40
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -30.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in the West Midlands

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in the West Midlands

HTTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in the West Midlands

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Shropshire +36 12 £500 - 2
Birmingham +10 10 £500 +9.89% 9
Warwickshire +3 5 £400 +22.13% 2
Worcestershire +3 4 £250 - 1
HTTP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 61 (76.25%) Linux
2 49 (61.25%) TCP/IP
3 46 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (51.25%) Git (software)
6 36 (45.00%) Jenkins
6 36 (45.00%) Configuration Management
7 33 (41.25%) Python
8 32 (40.00%) Open Source
9 30 (37.50%) Relational Database
9 30 (37.50%) SSL
9 30 (37.50%) Ruby
10 28 (35.00%) MongoDB
11 27 (33.75%) DevOps
11 27 (33.75%) Unix
11 27 (33.75%) Java
12 25 (31.25%) HTML
12 25 (31.25%) CSS
12 25 (31.25%) Subversion
13 24 (30.00%) PHP
14 23 (28.75%) Puppet
15 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
15 21 (26.25%) Windows
16 20 (25.00%) C#
16 20 (25.00%) Web Design
16 20 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (25.00%) Ansible
16 20 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
17 19 (23.75%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (22.50%) Web Development

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 15 (18.75%) JBoss
2 14 (17.50%) Apache
3 13 (16.25%) WebLogic
4 11 (13.75%) IIS
4 11 (13.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (11.25%) nginx
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
6 8 (10.00%) CMS
6 8 (10.00%) Sitefinity
7 3 (3.75%) Confluence
7 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.25%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.50%) GitHub
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.50%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.75%) IaaS
5 3 (3.75%) Route 53
5 3 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) PaaS
7 1 (1.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 49 (61.25%) TCP/IP
2 30 (37.50%) SSL
3 11 (13.75%) DNS
4 8 (10.00%) Firewall
5 7 (8.75%) LAN
5 7 (8.75%) WAN
6 5 (6.25%) Network Security
7 4 (5.00%) SNMP
8 1 (1.25%) DHCP
8 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 28 (35.00%) MongoDB
3 19 (23.75%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (22.50%) MySQL
5 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
6 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
6 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
6 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 41 (51.25%) Git (software)
2 36 (45.00%) Jenkins
3 25 (31.25%) Subversion
4 10 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 10 (12.50%) Selenium
5 9 (11.25%) IntelliJ
5 9 (11.25%) JUnit
6 7 (8.75%) Grunt
6 7 (8.75%) gulp
7 6 (7.50%) Ant
7 6 (7.50%) Gatling
7 6 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (7.50%) Sublime Text
8 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.75%) Capybara
9 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.75%) git-flow
9 3 (3.75%) JIRA
9 3 (3.75%) RSpec
9 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Banking
2 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
4 9 (11.25%) Scala Developer
5 7 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) PHP Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Security Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Support Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Digital Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (3.75%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) CSS
1 25 (31.25%) HTML
2 17 (21.25%) Web Services
3 12 (15.00%) JSON
4 9 (11.25%) REST
4 9 (11.25%) SAML
5 8 (10.00%) .NET
5 8 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (8.75%) Gherkin
6 7 (8.75%) HTML5
6 7 (8.75%) jQuery
6 7 (8.75%) XML
7 6 (7.50%) Node.js
7 6 (7.50%) Play Framework
7 6 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (7.50%) Servlets
7 6 (7.50%) SOAP
7 6 (7.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) PKI
2 3 (3.75%) User Experience
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (76.25%) Linux
2 27 (33.75%) Unix
3 21 (26.25%) Windows
4 13 (16.25%) Mac OS X
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Server
6 6 (7.50%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
2 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (45.00%) Configuration Management
4 32 (40.00%) Open Source
5 27 (33.75%) DevOps
6 20 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (25.00%) Web Design
7 18 (22.50%) Web Development
8 16 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (18.75%) Web Operations
10 11 (13.75%) Automated Testing
10 11 (13.75%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (13.75%) MVC
10 11 (13.75%) Scrum
11 10 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (12.50%) Visualisation
12 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (11.25%) Identity Access Management
13 8 (10.00%) Line Management
13 8 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Python
2 30 (37.50%) Ruby
3 27 (33.75%) Java
4 24 (30.00%) PHP
5 20 (25.00%) C#
6 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
6 17 (21.25%) SQL
7 15 (18.75%) Scala
8 8 (10.00%) Perl
9 7 (8.75%) Groovy
9 7 (8.75%) PL/SQL
10 6 (7.50%) Haskell
11 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (7.50%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) CCNA
4 1 (1.25%) CCNP
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.25%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (28.75%) Puppet
2 20 (25.00%) Ansible
2 20 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (22.50%) Salt
4 9 (11.25%) Kibana
4 9 (11.25%) Oracle Identity Management
4 9 (11.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Grafana
6 3 (3.75%) collectd
6 3 (3.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (3.75%) logstash
6 3 (3.75%) StatsD
6 3 (3.75%) Terraform
7 2 (2.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Rackspace
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle
3 9 (11.25%) Google
4 5 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.75%) Adobe
6 3 (3.75%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.75%) VMware
6 3 (3.75%) webMethods
7 2 (2.50%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.50%) WSO2
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco
8 1 (1.25%) Juniper
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