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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 61 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing HTTP 26 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.79% 0.82% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.84% 12.35% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £390 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.06%
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
138 81 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.49% 6.68% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 37
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £10.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.00% -32.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 32 (88.89%) XML
2 30 (83.33%) Java
2 30 (83.33%) jQuery
3 29 (80.56%) JSF
3 29 (80.56%) RichFaces
4 25 (69.44%) Java EE
4 25 (69.44%) J2EE
5 22 (61.11%) HTML
6 20 (55.56%) Apache CXF
6 20 (55.56%) SOAP
6 20 (55.56%) Web Design
7 19 (52.78%) RESTful
8 17 (47.22%) JSP
8 17 (47.22%) JBoss
9 8 (22.22%) Web Services
10 5 (13.89%) Linux
11 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (8.33%) Windows
12 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 3 (8.33%) JSON
12 3 (8.33%) PHP
12 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
12 3 (8.33%) Apache
12 3 (8.33%) PHP5
12 3 (8.33%) WordPress
12 3 (8.33%) nginx
13 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
13 2 (5.56%) PrimeFaces

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (47.22%) JBoss
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) WordPress
2 3 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.78%) DMZ
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
General
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 22 (61.11%) UI Developer
2 22 (61.11%) UI Programmer
3 15 (41.67%) Senior Developer
4 13 (36.11%) Senior UI Developer
5 10 (27.78%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) XML
2 30 (83.33%) jQuery
3 29 (80.56%) JSF
3 29 (80.56%) RichFaces
4 25 (69.44%) Java EE
4 25 (69.44%) J2EE
5 22 (61.11%) HTML
6 20 (55.56%) Apache CXF
6 20 (55.56%) SOAP
7 19 (52.78%) RESTful
8 17 (47.22%) JSP
9 8 (22.22%) Web Services
10 3 (8.33%) JSON
11 2 (5.56%) PrimeFaces
11 2 (5.56%) .NET
12 1 (2.78%) WCF
12 1 (2.78%) Ajax
12 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
12 1 (2.78%) CSS
12 1 (2.78%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.78%) Open Source
1 1 (2.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Web Design
2 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Refactoring
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) System Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) UML
5 1 (2.78%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.78%) OOD
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
5 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) PHP
3 3 (8.33%) PHP5
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
1 1 (2.78%) OpenView
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft