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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 62 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing HTTP 20 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.52% 0.68% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.41% 6.45% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £359 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £408 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £389 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
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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
98 124 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.47% 10.55% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 52
Average daily rate £313 £396 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.08% +58.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 50 (79.37%) XML
2 43 (68.25%) Java
3 35 (55.56%) SOAP
4 34 (53.97%) RESTful
5 33 (52.38%) jQuery
6 32 (50.79%) RichFaces
6 32 (50.79%) JSF
7 29 (46.03%) HTML
7 29 (46.03%) Java EE
8 25 (39.68%) J2EE
9 24 (38.10%) Web Design
10 23 (36.51%) Web Services
11 22 (34.92%) Linux
11 22 (34.92%) Apache CXF
12 20 (31.75%) JBoss
13 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (26.98%) JSP
15 16 (25.40%) JSON
15 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
16 14 (22.22%) Project Management
16 14 (22.22%) Mac OS X
17 11 (17.46%) Web Development
18 10 (15.87%) Open Source
18 10 (15.87%) HTML5
18 10 (15.87%) CSS3
18 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
18 10 (15.87%) CSS
18 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
19 9 (14.29%) Release Management
20 8 (12.70%) Dependency Management

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (31.75%) JBoss
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.17%) PaaS
1 2 (3.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 7 (11.11%) SSL
1 7 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (6.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Subversion
1 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.59%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Developer
2 26 (41.27%) UI Developer
2 26 (41.27%) UI Programmer
3 15 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 13 (20.63%) Java Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Senior UI Developer
6 10 (15.87%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Middleware Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Web Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Web Team Leader
10 2 (3.17%) Architect
10 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) DBA
10 2 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (79.37%) XML
2 35 (55.56%) SOAP
3 34 (53.97%) RESTful
4 33 (52.38%) jQuery
5 32 (50.79%) RichFaces
5 32 (50.79%) JSF
6 29 (46.03%) Java EE
6 29 (46.03%) HTML
7 25 (39.68%) J2EE
8 23 (36.51%) Web Services
9 22 (34.92%) Apache CXF
10 17 (26.98%) JSP
11 16 (25.40%) JSON
12 10 (15.87%) CSS
12 10 (15.87%) HTML5
12 10 (15.87%) CSS3
13 3 (4.76%) Middleware
14 2 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
14 2 (3.17%) PrimeFaces
15 1 (1.59%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Open Source
2 3 (4.76%) FMCG
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Linux
2 14 (22.22%) Mac OS X
3 8 (12.70%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Web Design
2 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
4 14 (22.22%) Project Management
5 11 (17.46%) Web Development
6 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
7 9 (14.29%) Release Management
8 8 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (12.70%) Dependency Management
9 7 (11.11%) Business Transformation
9 7 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
9 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.11%) Refactoring
10 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (4.76%) Line Management
11 3 (4.76%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.17%) SCOM
1 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle
2 1 (1.59%) InterSystems
2 1 (1.59%) ForgeRock
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