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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 76 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 9 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 2.17% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 19.29% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £12.50 £29.59
% change year-on-year
+270.00% -57.75%
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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
156 140 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.58% 11.25% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 70 29
Average daily rate £340 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £128 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
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 5 May 2015, 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 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) SOAP
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) RESTful
5 7 (41.18%) JSON
5 7 (41.18%) Mac OS X
5 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) Apache
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) PHP
6 6 (35.29%) PHP5
6 6 (35.29%) WordPress
6 6 (35.29%) nginx
7 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
7 5 (29.41%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 3 (17.65%) Banking
9 3 (17.65%) JMeter
9 3 (17.65%) SSL
9 3 (17.65%) IIS
9 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 3 (17.65%) BDD
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
9 3 (17.65%) jQuery
9 3 (17.65%) Selenium

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
1 6 (35.29%) WordPress
1 6 (35.29%) nginx
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
3 2 (11.76%) DMZ
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JMeter
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) SOAP
3 8 (47.06%) RESTful
4 7 (41.18%) JSON
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) RichFaces
7 2 (11.76%) Java EE
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) J2EE
7 2 (11.76%) JSF
7 2 (11.76%) REST
8 1 (5.88%) CSS3
8 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
8 1 (5.88%) Ajax
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.88%) JMS
8 1 (5.88%) CSS
8 1 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Mac OS X
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
4 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) PHP5
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) Ganglia
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) StatsD
2 1 (5.88%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
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