The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 53 43 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Contract jobs citing HTTP 28 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.18% 1.59% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.44% 12.12% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 2
Average daily rate £400 £365 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +52.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.80 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-58.04% +25.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 99 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.21% 13.15% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 35 78
Average daily rate £325 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £194 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £439 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -49.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
HTTP
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 18 (48.65%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) XML
4 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 15 (40.54%) JSON
5 15 (40.54%) Waterfall
6 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (35.14%) Project Management
7 13 (35.14%) SOAP
7 13 (35.14%) Web Services
8 12 (32.43%) Mac OS X
9 11 (29.73%) Windows
9 11 (29.73%) CSS
9 11 (29.73%) SSL
9 11 (29.73%) RESTful
10 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
10 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
10 10 (27.03%) Oracle
11 9 (24.32%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (24.32%) Release Management
11 9 (24.32%) Web Development
11 9 (24.32%) Business Transformation
12 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
12 8 (21.62%) Open Source
12 8 (21.62%) HTML5
12 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.62%) DNS
12 8 (21.62%) Finance
13 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (18.92%) FMCG

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
1 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (8.11%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Heroku
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) SSL
2 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (24.32%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (21.62%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) X.509
6 1 (2.70%) LDAP
6 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) DataStage
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Ant
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 4 (10.81%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.70%) ProC
3 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Tester
3 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Tester
4 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Web Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Middleware Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) XML
2 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 15 (40.54%) JSON
4 13 (35.14%) SOAP
4 13 (35.14%) Web Services
5 11 (29.73%) CSS
5 11 (29.73%) RESTful
6 8 (21.62%) HTML5
7 7 (18.92%) CSS3
8 4 (10.81%) REST
8 4 (10.81%) ODBC
9 3 (8.11%) Java EE
9 3 (8.11%) jQuery
9 3 (8.11%) OSGi
9 3 (8.11%) Apache OpenJPA
9 3 (8.11%) JPA
9 3 (8.11%) Middleware
9 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Open Source
2 7 (18.92%) FMCG
3 2 (5.41%) DataPower
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Mac OS X
3 11 (29.73%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Waterfall
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) Project Management
4 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Release Management
5 9 (24.32%) Web Development
5 9 (24.32%) Business Transformation
6 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
7 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (18.92%) Refactoring
8 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (13.51%) Web Accessibility
9 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (13.51%) Dependency Management
10 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
11 3 (8.11%) Content Management
11 3 (8.11%) TDD
11 3 (8.11%) Scrum
11 3 (8.11%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Xen
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) OpenSSO
2 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.70%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) StatsD
2 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Sun
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) ForgeRock
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ARM Information Security & Communications
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £9 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago