The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for HTTPS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 120 114
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.72% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £490 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +4.06% +4.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.05

HTTPS 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 322 290 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.97% 10.81% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 135 163
Median daily rate £395 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 44
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in the West Midlands

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in the West Midlands

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTPS in the West Midlands