The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 70 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing HTTP 23 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 0.52% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.16% 5.88% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Average daily rate £380 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% -8.88%
HTTP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
134 119 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.44% 8.76% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 43
Average daily rate £375 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Edinburgh region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) Web Services
2 25 (75.76%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) RESTful
4 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (54.55%) Java
6 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
6 17 (51.52%) Waterfall
6 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
7 15 (45.45%) JSON
7 15 (45.45%) Unit Testing
8 14 (42.42%) XML
8 14 (42.42%) Apache
8 14 (42.42%) SOAP
9 13 (39.39%) Mac OS X
9 13 (39.39%) Project Management
9 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
10 12 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (36.36%) SDLC
11 11 (33.33%) Web Development
12 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (30.30%) nginx
12 10 (30.30%) System Testing
12 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
12 10 (30.30%) DNS
12 10 (30.30%) CSS
12 10 (30.30%) HTML
12 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
13 9 (27.27%) Kalman Filter

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (42.42%) Apache
2 10 (30.30%) nginx
3 8 (24.24%) IIS
4 4 (12.12%) Node.js
4 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
5 3 (9.09%) Confluence
5 3 (9.09%) JBoss
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
6 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
3 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.03%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.21%) SSL
3 5 (15.15%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 4 (12.12%) FTP
4 4 (12.12%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) HBase
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) gulp
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Middleware Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Web Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.03%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Mac Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) Web Services
2 20 (60.61%) RESTful
3 15 (45.45%) JSON
4 14 (42.42%) SOAP
4 14 (42.42%) XML
5 10 (30.30%) CSS
5 10 (30.30%) HTML
6 6 (18.18%) CSS3
6 6 (18.18%) HTML5
7 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
7 5 (15.15%) jQuery
7 5 (15.15%) Middleware
7 5 (15.15%) RequireJS
8 4 (12.12%) Express
8 4 (12.12%) hapi
8 4 (12.12%) React
8 4 (12.12%) Servlets
9 3 (9.09%) Spring
9 3 (9.09%) Spring MVC
10 2 (6.06%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Data Structures
2 5 (15.15%) User Experience
3 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.12%) iPad
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) FMCG
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Mac OS X
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (51.52%) Waterfall
4 15 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Project Management
5 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
6 12 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (36.36%) SDLC
6 12 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (33.33%) Web Development
8 10 (30.30%) System Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (27.27%) Refactoring
9 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 9 (27.27%) Web Filtering
10 8 (24.24%) API Design
10 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (24.24%) Open Source
11 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (21.21%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) PHP
4 6 (18.18%) PHP 5
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) IISP
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) Xen
3 3 (9.09%) Docker
4 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) HDFS
4 1 (3.03%) Varnish
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) Atlassian
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Meraki
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
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