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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 59 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTP 26 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.13% 0.62% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.30% 6.80% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £372 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £420 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+116.81% -33.52%
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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
107 103 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.76% 9.13% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 33
Average daily rate £400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 46 (67.65%) XML
2 39 (57.35%) Linux
3 38 (55.88%) SOAP
4 37 (54.41%) Java
5 36 (52.94%) RESTful
6 34 (50.00%) Web Services
7 30 (44.12%) JSON
8 28 (41.18%) Waterfall
9 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (39.71%) HTML
10 26 (38.24%) Mac OS X
11 24 (35.29%) Project Management
12 20 (29.41%) Web Development
13 18 (26.47%) HTML5
14 17 (25.00%) Open Source
14 17 (25.00%) Release Management
14 17 (25.00%) jQuery
14 17 (25.00%) Java EE
14 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 17 (25.00%) CSS
14 17 (25.00%) CSS3
15 14 (20.59%) Windows
16 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
16 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (19.12%) RichFaces
16 13 (19.12%) Refactoring
16 13 (19.12%) JSF
16 13 (19.12%) SSL
16 13 (19.12%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (19.12%) Business Transformation

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (10.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (5.88%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) PaaS
1 4 (5.88%) Heroku
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) SSL
2 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
3 9 (13.24%) DNS
4 2 (2.94%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.94%) LDAP
5 1 (1.47%) X.509
5 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Subversion
2 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.47%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Retail
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Front-End Developer
3 12 (17.65%) UI Programmer
3 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) UI Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Lead Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Middleware Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Oracle Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior UI Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (67.65%) XML
2 38 (55.88%) SOAP
3 36 (52.94%) RESTful
4 34 (50.00%) Web Services
5 30 (44.12%) JSON
6 27 (39.71%) HTML
7 18 (26.47%) HTML5
8 17 (25.00%) jQuery
8 17 (25.00%) Java EE
8 17 (25.00%) CSS
8 17 (25.00%) CSS3
9 13 (19.12%) RichFaces
9 13 (19.12%) JSF
10 10 (14.71%) J2EE
10 10 (14.71%) Apache CXF
11 6 (8.82%) JSP
12 5 (7.35%) Middleware
13 4 (5.88%) Backbone.js
14 3 (4.41%) Oracle Fusion
15 2 (2.94%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Open Source
2 8 (11.76%) FMCG
3 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (57.35%) Linux
2 26 (38.24%) Mac OS X
3 14 (20.59%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) UNIX
4 2 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Waterfall
2 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (35.29%) Project Management
4 20 (29.41%) Web Development
5 17 (25.00%) Release Management
6 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
6 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (19.12%) Refactoring
6 13 (19.12%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (19.12%) Business Transformation
6 13 (19.12%) Dependency Management
7 12 (17.65%) Web Accessibility
8 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
8 11 (16.18%) Web Design
9 9 (13.24%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (8.82%) Scrum
10 6 (8.82%) DSDM
11 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) Java
2 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.94%) C
3 2 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.94%) SCOM
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) StatsD
2 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.47%) Nagios
2 1 (1.47%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.47%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) JBoss
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) HP
3 2 (2.94%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.47%) InterSystems
4 1 (1.47%) Sun
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