The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 87 87 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -41
Contract jobs citing HTTP 8 5 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.32% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.37% 3.76% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 33
Median daily rate £345 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £398 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £448 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-52.30% -23.52%
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
149 133 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.64% 8.46% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 68
Median daily rate £350 £300 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £416 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £11.79 £18.68 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.86% +3.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 17 (68.00%) XML
2 16 (64.00%) RESTful
3 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 15 (60.00%) Java
4 13 (52.00%) SOAP
4 13 (52.00%) Web Services
5 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (40.00%) Java EE
7 9 (36.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) JSP
8 8 (32.00%) JSON
8 8 (32.00%) jQuery
8 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (28.00%) JSF
9 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
9 7 (28.00%) CSS
9 7 (28.00%) Web Design
10 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
10 6 (24.00%) J2EE
10 6 (24.00%) JBoss
10 6 (24.00%) Apache CXF
10 6 (24.00%) User Experience
11 5 (20.00%) gulp
11 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (20.00%) RichFaces
11 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (16.00%) Software Architecture
12 4 (16.00%) Node.js

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) JBoss
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) Confluence
3 3 (12.00%) nginx
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SSL
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) FTP
4 1 (4.00%) IPsec
4 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) gulp
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) Ant
4 2 (8.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) Gradle
4 2 (8.00%) Grunt
4 2 (8.00%) Hudson
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.00%) JMeter
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) UI Developer
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) UI/UX Developer
3 3 (12.00%) UX Developer
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) JSP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) XML
2 16 (64.00%) RESTful
3 15 (60.00%) HTML
4 13 (52.00%) SOAP
4 13 (52.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) Java EE
6 8 (32.00%) jQuery
6 8 (32.00%) JSON
6 8 (32.00%) JSP
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) JSF
8 6 (24.00%) Apache CXF
8 6 (24.00%) J2EE
9 5 (20.00%) RichFaces
10 4 (16.00%) Express
10 4 (16.00%) hapi
10 4 (16.00%) Node.js
11 3 (12.00%) CSS3
11 3 (12.00%) HTML5
11 3 (12.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.00%) AIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (28.00%) Web Design
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) OOD
4 4 (16.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Service Design
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) PHP 5
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) IISP
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (8.00%) logstash
2 2 (8.00%) rkt
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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